| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:55 PM
LOS ANGELES — It was supposed to be an honor when USC, where he played and was the head baseball coach for 20 seasons, named the scoreboard at Dedeaux Field after current UC Irvine head man Mike Gillespie.
Instead, it has been more of a curse...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:32 PM
IRVINE — Growing up, Kaleigh Gilchrist always was known as the two-sport star.
She was a surfer, and she was a water polo player. She was great with a board and a big wave, or with a No. 15 cap on her dome in the pool.
Gilchrist, the former...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Newport Harbor High senior girls' water polo player Avery Peterson has verbally committed to USC, she said Tuesday night.
"I really like the program because of the amount of coaching that's available," she said. "And I loved the team, I love the school,...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 11:22 PM
Dave Salo is right where he belongs.
Right now, it's Japan, and later this week it'll be Shanghai, China for the 2011 FINA World Swimming Championships.
In a couple weeks when the world championships are over, he'll be back home in Southern California,...
| 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...
| 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...