| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:20 PM
He was a talented sportswriter who could write circles around most of his contemporaries.
When we first met in 1967, I viewed him from afar in the Santa Ana (now Orange County) Register newsroom, where I worked as a copy boy.
He was Carl Sawyer, a...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:19 PM
The Corona del Mar High varsity football team's 29-game winning streak may be the longest in Orange County, but it's not the longest in its own program.
The Sea Kings' freshmen team thumped Back Bay rival Newport Harbor, 43-7, on Thursday at Newport...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Orange Coast College's football team captured the National Junior College Championship 50 years ago this season.
The Pirates beat Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, 21-0, at the 1963 Junior Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena. I was an 18-year-old OCC student at the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:55 PM
The fall semester is only a few weeks old, but already soccer players at local universities have experienced one of the great joys of collegiate life: an eventful road trip.
The men's and women's teams at both UC Irvine and Vanguard came away with...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:43 PM
COSTA MESA — On a night when the Orange Coast College football program turned back the clock to honor its first national championship team of 50 years ago, the current edition of Pirates dialed down the intensity enough to encounter a humbling...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Step aside, sailing aficionados. The football fans are coming to Newport Beach.
Restaurant and hotel managers throughout the city are joining in preparation for the 2014 Bowl Championship Series game Jan. 6. Although the game will be played at the...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:11 PM
As New Year's Day draws near, the excitement continues to build for Al Freeman.
The Granddaddy of Them All hasn't featured his beloved Michigan State Spartans in 25 years.
Yes, they are his Spartans. That's because Freeman, an Irvine resident, isn't...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The BCS National Championship game has returned to the Rose Bowl, and just like in 2010, the No. 1 team has become prominent in Costa Mesa.
Florida State’s football team, which includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, arrived in Costa Mesa...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Newport Beach Public Library welcomes football fans from Florida State and Auburn who are in town for Monday's Bowl Championship Series game at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Whether you are going to the game or gathering around a flat screen, the library...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Newport Beach, accustomed to entertaining visitors, lavished luxury on a special clientele this week: Bowl Championship Series football players and their fans.
The coastal city geared up to serve as the home base for the teams participating in Monday'...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 11:06 PM
The CdM Aquatics 14U girls' water polo team won the Turbo Orange County Cup gold division championship game Sunday.
CdM defeated Riverside WPC, 8-4, in the title match. The eighth annual Turbo OC Cup was played at pools around Orange County and included...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:37 PM
Sierra Michaelsen took up kenpo-style karate in October.
She's an orange belt. But her time in the dojo is currently on hiatus as she focuses on a more pressing matter, her senior year for the Newport Harbor High girls' lacrosse team.