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  • Golf: Alexander could be great

    Golf: Alexander could be great
    When Alexander Yang was 4 he went to the driving range with his father and mother, and eventually he complained. Yang didn't whine because he wanted to leave. "He used to cry and say, 'it's my turn to hit the ball,'" said Nancy Wong, Yang's mother....
  • Matsuoka wins first AJGA event

    Matsuoka wins first AJGA event
    Heading into the final round of the Lockton Kansas City Junior golf tournament in Raymore, Mo., Amy Matsuoka sent a text message to her father, Denis. Matsuoka, a 15-year-old who will be a sophomore at Corona del Mar High, was contending in the American...
  • Golf: Tough pins keep them coming back, Lane says

    Golf: Tough pins keep them coming back, Lane says
    The Costa Mesa City Championship keeps plugging along, with a resume built on tough pins and firm, fast greens. Organizers wouldn't have it any other way. The city's premier tournament settles in for its traditional first August weekend slot at Costa...
  • Golf: Starting fresh at Mesa

    Derek Smith was used to being around volleys and overhead slams as an assistant tennis coach at Estancia High. This season though he'll be in the midst of chip shots and putts as head coach of Costa Mesa's girls' golf team. The Mustangs are young, with...
  • Brooks helping alma mater

    Brooks helping alma mater
    NEWPORT COAST — Scott Brooks said he is hardly overwhelmed by fame. The former UC Irvine basketball star who earned more television air time than Arsenio Hall last summer by coaching the Oklahoma City Thunder to the NBA Finals, said he is recognized...
  • High School Roundup: Estancia takes down Mesa

    GIRLS' TENNIS Estancia 11, Costa Mesa 7 COSTA MESA — Junior Doris Corona, playing No. 3 singles, won a critical set for the Eagles late, securing the Orange Coast League opener on the road Tuesday. Serena Kao and Brooke Thomas swept at No. 1...
  • Uni edges CdM

    IRVINE — Even though the Corona del Mar High girls' golf team lost, Coach Mike Starkweather could extract some positives from the Pacific Coast League match against host University. "Considering we were 0-16 last year and our best score was 244,...
  • High School Roundup: Eagles sweep Mustangs

    GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL Estancia def. Costa Mesa COSTA MESA — Freshman Emma Griffith had 16 kills and her junior sister Abby added nine to pace the host Eagles to the 25-14, 25-19, 25-12 sweep in the Orange Coast League opener on Tuesday. Estancia...
  • Lyon Lazare wins Costa Mesa City Championship

    Lyon Lazare wins Costa Mesa City Championship
    COSTA MESA — Lyon Lazare says he has taken a break from performing as a pianist and musical composer. But he still seems to be making sweet music with his golf game. His talents on the course were on display Sunday at Costa Mesa Country Club, where...
  • Briefs: Ex-Lion Akins hot for Loons

    Former Vanguard University baseball player Nick Akins, now playing professionally in the Los Angeles Dodgers' organization, had an eight-game hitting streak through Thursday for the Great Lakes Loons of the Class-A Midwest League. Akins, a 6-foot-1, 220-...
  • Knapp brothers sizzle at Costa Mesa City Championship

    Knapp brothers sizzle at Costa Mesa City Championship
    COSTA MESA – Jake Knapp said it had been five years since he and older brother Ryan played in the same group in an official tournament. Boy did the hometown guys make Saturday count. Ryan Knapp shot seven-under-par 63 while Jake shot 64 playing...
  • Briefs: Newport golfer survives

    Newport Beach resident Stewart Hagestad won a pair of matches Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the Southern California Golf Assn. Match Play Championship at Sandpiper Golf Club in Santa Barbara. Hagestad defeated Alex Angard of Encino, two up,...