| Oct 20, 2012
| 6:57 PM
LOS ANGELES — The pre-game excitement before a college football game — where throngs of people are dressed in school colors, barbecuing and having a good time — is enough to get anyone energized.
But for about two-dozen Costa Mesa...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:17 PM
The Vanguard University women's basketball team is ranked No. 4 in the NAIA preseason coaches' poll released Tuesday.
The Lions, who were 23-7 last season, lost in the first round of the NAIA Tournament, their 11th straight trip to the national...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:11 PM
LOS ANGELES — In this, the men's volleyball version of the Big Dance, UC Irvine did the equivalent of leaning against the wall, before getting fully into its groove.
For the third straight match, No. 1-seeded UCI fell behind early, allowing No. 4-...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:15 PM
If they aren't the two best teams in the nation, they are, perhaps, the most undeniable.
UC Irvine (25-5), ranked No. 2 in the final national poll and seeded No. 1 in the four-team NCAA Championship, takes on No. 1-ranked USC (24-5), the No. 2 seed, in...
| May 5, 2012
| 11:04 PM
LOS ANGELES — All through its postseason run, the deepest team UC Irvine men's volleyball Coach John Speraw ever had kept shuffling the deck. But in the NCAA final against top-ranked USC on Saturday night, the Anteaters merely rode their same hot...
| May 7, 2012
| 10:44 PM
In its fourth NCAA Final Four in the last seven seasons and its third final in the last six years, UC Irvine encountered something it had not before in Saturday's championship match at USC's Galen Center.
The top deck, normally reserved for a few late...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:51 PM
LOS ANGELES — As the U.S. Olympic women's water polo team was named Thursday, Coach Adam Krikorian read off the names in alphabetical order.
The first name was the former Corona del Mar High and USC standout, Tumua Anae. This led to a funny...
| May 19, 2012
| 10:52 PM
Stanford University sophomore goalie Kate Baldoni, a former Corona del Mar High standout, earned NCAA tournament Most Valuable Player honors as she led the Cardinal to their second straight national title May 13 at San Diego State.
Baldoni made 15...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Several Pacific 12 Conference football programs are looking at Corona del Mar High junior standout defensive end Tim Reinhardt, Reinhardt's father, Bill, said in an email on Wednesday.
Bill said the schools interested in Reinhardt, a 6-foot-4, 235-...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:53 PM
Several Pacific 12 Conference football programs are looking at Corona del Mar High junior standout defensive end Tim Reinhardt, emailed Reinhardt’s father, Bill, on Wednesday.
Bill said the schools interested in Reinhardt, a 6-foot-4, 235-pounder,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:07 PM
The long and painful drought for college football fans ends this weekend.
For many local residents it marks the return of their beloved alma mater, the University of Southern California, from the wasteland of limited scholarships and no bowl...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 10:51 PM
Newport Harbor High senior Andrew Silvers has committed to play water polo at USC, he confirmed Saturday night.
Silvers is an emerging center for the Sailors. He is second on Newport Harbor with six goals, including three in Saturday's 9-8 victory over...