| Jul 23, 2010
| 11:48 PM
As I sat down for dinner at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa Thursday night, I thought to myself, "awkward."
It's bound to happen with local events, running into the folks from the Newport Beach Independent (our new competition), but I wasn't...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Once the fourth quarter started, Alex Musselman was under fire from all directions.
Musselman had "only" six saves entering that fourth quarter in a CIF Southern Section Division I semifinal match against Foothill on Feb. 23.
The Corona del Mar High...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 8:36 PM
A picture can sometimes seem so simple, especially a group photo. But this wasn't just any typical picture.
There weren't any special poses, mind you. Just smiles. From those faces you could still see the youth and carefreeness that constantly showed...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 8:44 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The highest-performing seniors from the city's two public high schools were recognized Tuesday for top grade and community service.
The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce's Commodores Club honored 31 students from Newport Harbor and...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 5:08 PM
Until the end of his career at San Clemente High, few would have contested that Cory Yoder was destined to play at USC.
And, so it is that five years later, the 6-foot-3 redshirt senior will play the biggest match of his final collegiate campaign at...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 8:46 PM
It's as much a clash of styles as collegiate men's volleyball powers when UC Irvine squares off against USC.
The latest meeting, a semifinal in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Galen Center, pits the No. 1-...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 9:51 PM
Corona del Mar High junior girls' water polo goalie Alex Musselman has verbally committed to UCLA, she confirmed Wednesday night.
Musselman was the Newport-Mesa Dream Team Player of the Year this past winter for the Sea Kings. The two-year varsity...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 7:25 PM
Time will tell if Russell Turner is the genuine basketball coaching star some identify in the former NBA assistant who also cut his coaching teeth at Stanford and Wake Forest.
But now a dozen games into his first season at the helm of the UC Irvine men'...
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 12:09 AM
Costa Mesa High senior offensive lineman Andrew Albers has committed to play football at the University of Utah, where he will be a preferred walk-on, Mustangs Coach Jeremy Osso said Saturday night.
The 6-foot-8, 285-pound Albers wil enroll at Utah...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 9:07 PM
Newport Harbor High junior setter Cinnamon Sary said she has verbally committed to play for the USC women's volleyball program after she graduates from high school.
Sary, a two-time Daily Pilot Newport-Mesa Dream Team pick, said she informed USC...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 7:34 PM
Editor's note: Paul McDonald does not have cancer.
For USC Trojans there is one campus institution arguably more recognizable than the Doheny Library. It is the 901 Club just off campus on Figueroa Street. Not exactly an avenue to higher learning, but...