| May 10, 2014
| 6:10 PM
When it comes to the 2014 NFL Draft, Lonnie Ballentine is now known as the 39th Mr. Irrelevant. But when it comes to fatherhood, he is anything but irrelevant.
Ballentine, a 6-foot-3, 219-pound free safety, was definitely a unique college football...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Before some of his high school football games, Riley Gaddis has watched video clips of Ronnie Lott, one of his NFL favorite players, deliver monster hits.
Gaddis says he got the idea from a coach, Kirk Norton, during freshman football, when the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Down the street from where CJ McCord used to compete in track and field and Darrien Burwell used to coach the sport, the two met at a coffee shop on Wednesday. They both live in Huntington Beach, walking distance to their former high school, Edison....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Sunday will be emotional for Cal Berkeley alumni, fans, and anyone who knew the late Cal quarterback, Joe Roth.
"Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story" will debut at the Newport Beach Film Festival at the Regency Lido Theatre at 2 p.m. It is a film filled with...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Corona del Mar High center Giovanni Gentosi, Costa Mesa High running back Oronde Crenshaw, Newport Harbor wide receiver Quest Truxton and Corona del Mar quarterback Luke Napolitano highlight four of seven Newport-Mesa seniors selected to play in the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Phil Schaff and the rest of the filmmaking crew and cast for "Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story," didn't really know what to expect with regard to reception and attendance when the documentary made its debut Sunday.
The powerful film about the talented Cal...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Kevin Emerson, who coached at San Bernardino Valley College the past five seasons, has taken over as Orange Coast's football head coach, the school announced Monday.
Emerson takes over for Mike Taylor, who was 62-91 over the past 15 seasons. Taylor, who...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:17 PM
When Daniel Lawrence was a freshman, he could easily be described as scrawny, not really someone you'd expect to play football.
He was 5-foot-9, 115 pounds and what's worse he began to lose confidence. A lack of playing time can do that to any...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Former SMU quarterback Garrett Gilbert has a wonderful opportunity to showcase his skills in a workout for pro scouts Friday in Dallas. For a college quarterback, a 40-minute passing session in which all of the possible pass routes are executed is the...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Corona del Mar High senior quarterback Luke Napolitano has committed to play football at the University of San Diego, said his father, Augie.
Napolitano keyed the Sea Kings' historic season in 2013 in which they won a third straight CIF Southern Section...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:19 PM
At the "Draft Day" special movie screening at Big Newport Thursday night, the film's stars Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner did not show.
But that was OK, there were plenty of other stars, and some who did not have a role in the movie. You could call...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Kevin Emerson's first stint with the Orange Coast College football program was short and uneventful. But the former coach at Citrus and San Bernardino Valley community colleges, announced as the seventh coach in OCC's 66-year football history on Monday,...