| Jun 12, 2010
Three Costa Mesa High softball players, along with a pair of Estancia players, have been named first-team All-Orange Coast League.
Mustangs senior Kira Mitani and juniors Alex Krohnfeldt and Sami Feinstein earned first-team status, as did Estancia senior...
| Jun 17, 2010
| 4:42 PM
Rivals unite for day
The Battle for the Bell on the gridiron turns into the Battle of the Brush in the park.
Football players from rival high schools, Costa Mesa and Estancia, will join forces in cleaning up Canyon Park on Saturday. Players will rake...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 11:50 PM
To most spectators, Blake Davey appeared battered and bruised, maybe even defeated during his senior season on the Newport Harbor High baseball team.
But he proved to be a warrior for the Sailors. There were injuries that would cause many players to...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 11:10 PM
Evan Dean is spending most of his August days in Russia.
The Corona del Mar High incoming senior is one of 20 beach volleyball players, whom are part of an exchange program in Russia Friday through Aug. 21.
Dean, an All-Pacific Coast League first-team...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 1:43 AM
Vanguard University sophomore Kevin Cornwall has been named Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Year in men's soccer.
Cornwall, who led the Lions to the program's first regular-season and GSAC Tournament titles, as well as its first...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 2:59 PM
The first good sign was the parking.
There wasn't any.
I pulled up to Avila's El Ranchito Mexican Restaurant in Costa Mesa on Nov. 17 and could barely get into the lot. So I parked a couple of blocks away.
The minor inconvenience was a sign of a...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 11:26 PM
When he was younger, Chase Watson was a Seahawk.
Sure, at 6-foot-7 and 250 pounds, the Corona del Mar High senior center now definitely deserves to be upgraded to a Sea King.
But Watson used to play football for Newport-Mesa Junior All-American....
| Aug 27, 2010
| 11:29 PM
COSTA MESA — The Costa Mesa High football team barely avoided being shut out Friday night. Then the Mustangs worried about the lights shutting off at Jim Scott Stadium.
Jeremy Osso wanted to make sure he was going to continue to coach the Mustangs...
| Aug 28, 2010
| 6:41 PM
With nearly all of the offensive line returning, Estancia High football coach Mike Bargas knows who will be making the holes for the running backs to run through.
Who will be doing most of the running? That's been more up in the air for the Eagles in...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 10:07 PM
Whenever the Costa Mesa High football team takes the field in 2010, it will remember the player who would give anything to be there.
Carlos Vazquez was set up for a big senior year at linebacker until he was diagnosed with leukemia in June. The player...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 11:23 PM
The "Boy" is getting the rock for the Estancia High football team.
Coach Mike Bargas said he is starting sophomore Robert Murtha at tailback when the Eagles kick off the season Thursday at home against Bolsa Grande.
Murtha, whose father Robert...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 11:16 PM
COSTA MESA — On a night where the Estancia defense caught almost as many passes as the Estancia offense, Coach Mike Bargas had reason to smile.
So did Robert Murtha, after his big night in his varsity debut helped the Eagles roll to a 55-0 season-...