| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:26 PM
Darren Fells, a former UC Irvine men's basketball standout who has not played football since high school, was signed to a three-year contract as a tight end by the Seattle Seahawks, according to NFL.com.
The 6-foot-7, 230-pound Fells, the story said,...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Cooperstown has its Hall of Fame baseball weekend.
Thanks to Paul Grady, Costa Mesa High is having its first Hall of Fame baseball weekend next month.
One of the first things Grady wanted to do when he took over as baseball coach at Costa Mesa five...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 12:03 AM
NEWPORT BEACH — Kevin Rakestraw, a 7-foot middle blocker, was by far the tallest player on the court and Kent Kawaguchi, a 6-foot setter, the shortest on Friday.
Height didn't determine whose team won the volleyball match, though.
| May 21, 2013
| 11:33 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — It has been a long journey in high school tennis for Corona del Mar High senior Alec Adamson.
His game has grown exponentially over the years, as his height shot up too. At 6-foot-4, he stands out in a crowd.
Among high school...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:36 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — Some people seemed to forget that the Corona del Mar High boys' tennis team started its CIF Southern California Regional first-round match Tuesday an hour earlier than normal.
The match started at 2 p.m. Anyone who got there an...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Steve Whittaker tries to make sure he doesn't shout too loud when he coaches his 10-year-old daughter, Lani.
He wants her to be the best and play her hardest in soccer. But he says he doesn't want to be one of those dads who works his kid too hard....
| May 18, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Top swims in high school swimming do not happen in a vacuum.
Take away University High junior Corey Okubo, and CdM junior Liam Karas would currently be the Orange County record-holder in the 200-yard individual medley.
Of course, take away Okubo and...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:41 PM
Corona del Mar High senior kicker Griff Amies has earned first-team MaxPreps All-American Football honors after he converted 22 field goals, tying the California single-season record for field goals made.
Amies played a key role in CdM winning a...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 1:51 PM
The last year took many notable people from Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. Whether they were lost to age, illness or tragedy, they are remembered here.
The Aegean sailors: Crew members William Reed Johnson, 57, Theo Mavromatis, 49, Kevin Eric Rudolph,...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 11:07 PM
Annie Alvarado is a dominant center midfielder for the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer team, the way she weaves between defenders and creates scoring opportunities for herself and her teammates.
Alvarado usually leaves the opposition in the dust....
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Costa Mesa High School's cheer team thinks this is its year.
Coach Kori Johnson's squad took 13th place on a national stage in Florida last year. This February, she says the team has a legitimate chance of placing in the top five out of 20,000...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:24 PM
COSTA MESA – On the schedule, the Estancia Coast Classic was penciled in as the third high school boys' basketball tournament in Orange County for Long Beach Wilson. It turned out to be the Bruins' second because of some miscommunication.