| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:38 PM
After a ninth-place finish in the FIVB Beach Volleyball U23 World Championships, Kirby Burnham didn't want to sit around and sulk in disappointment.
She didn't even want to take a tour of Myslowice, Poland. Burnham, the former Newport Harbor High...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:53 PM
When Matt Barkley agreed to a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, much of the talk shifted to the money the quarterback lost for staying another year at USC.
Whatever the amount (terms of the contract weren't disclosed), he...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:07 AM
When Kaleigh Gilchrist went to Salt Creek on Monday she aimed for a rare feat: to become a national champion in two sports in the same year.
As the waves crashed, and she mastered each set to reach the National Scholastic Surfing Assn. finals she grew...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:35 PM
IRVINE — Both coaches came in wanting to mix things up. And, well, the rematch of the 2012 NCAA men's volleyball final between defending champion and top-ranked UC Irvine and visiting USC on Friday certainly delivered in that department.
| Dec 29, 2012
| 11:09 PM
The Summer Olympics in London helped transfix the eyes of the sports world on representatives of Newport-Mesa.
No spotlight was as brilliant as that created when Misty May-Treanor and her partner met fellow Newport Harbor High alumnus April Ross and her...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:59 PM
In 1950, the San Francisco 49ers traded Paul Salata to the Baltimore Colts. He doesn't hold any remorse toward the team because of it, far from it.
The 49ers have always held a special place in Salata's heart. They gave him his shot at the NFL....
| Mar 23, 2013
| 10:59 PM
MISSION VIEJO — Corona del Mar High senior Brynne Wong has heard the snickering at times in the early part of the season.
Two weeks ago, the Capistrano Valley relays were the first swim meet of the year. CdM showed up with its Greek twins,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:29 PM
The Trojan League of Orange County made a splash in Fashion Island at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, attracting hundreds of local USC alum for poolside cocktails followed by a dinner program in the ballroom. Co-chairs Melanie Salata Fitch and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:48 PM
With regard to every day, every practice, every play it seems Ben Humphreys is bombarded with choices to make.
The decisions hound him, as he realizes each step can be pivotal for a future in football. As he enters an important junior year at Mater...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:58 PM
SANTA ANA — Stephania Haralabidis, who moved to Southern California from Greece last year, still can't always articulate her feelings well in English.
But that doesn't stop the feisty Corona del Mar High graduate, who will play water polo at USC...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 10:01 PM
There's an intriguing mix of competitiveness, a hunger for business and an outgoing mentality when it comes to Stewart Hagestad.
You can say the Newport Beach resident has an extraordinary ability to compartmentalize. This week, he'll turn his attention...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:23 PM
Misty May-Treanor stands with her hands on her hips in a bikini with also her game-face on in a poster ad created to help the Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball program.
In the background, April Ross stands in the same pose, also wearing a bikini....