| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Three Sage Hill School seniors have returned from their third trip to Hawaii in four years. The three deserved to go to paradise again before the start of their final girls' volleyball season together.
Kekai Whitford, Halland McKenna and Maddy Abbott...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:29 PM
Corona del Mar High senior middle blocker Britton Taylor shared the Pacific Coast League MVP award in girls' volleyball after helping the Sea Kings claim their sixth straight league championship and advance to the CIF Southern Section Division I-A...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Cinnamon Sary found it hard to stand on her own two feet at the end of her final volleyball match on the Newport Harbor High court.
The senior needed a hand to get up, yet no one was around at first to help her.
The problem was practically everyone else...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 9:03 PM
Costa Mesa High senior running back Mario Smith needed just one half to rush for 149 yards and two touchdowns in Thursday's 42-7 nonleague football win over Santiago of Garden Grove.
Smith, like Coach Wally Grant, gave credit to his offensive line. The...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:46 PM
Two former Corona del Mar High boys' soccer standouts are teaming up on the pitch for another team overseas this month.
Jack McBean and Grady Howe left for Spain on Sunday,April Fool's Day. This is no joke, though.
The two are with the Los Angeles...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 7:40 PM
As is often the case in sports, the Newport-Mesa landscape in 2011 offered championship celebrations and near-misses by handfuls of local teams.
Similarly diverse among the top 10 sports stories of the year, as selected by the Daily Pilot sports staff,...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 11:04 PM
Newport Harbor High senior outside hitter Cinnamon Sary and senior libero Tatum Norton, Corona del Mar senior middle blocker Britton Taylor and junior setter Kelsey Humphreys, and Sage Hill School senior middle blocker Zoe Kreitenberg and freshman Halland...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 9:46 PM
In the fall, Bob Miller met with Newport Harbor High baseball coach Patrick Murphy. Miller's son, Grayson, a freshman, planned to play baseball in the spring.
Miller had one question for Murphy.
"If you could name one big thing the community could...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 9:30 PM
The second part of the high school football season starts this week for four local schools. To reach the third phase, the playoffs, each team has to perform in league play.
Let league play begin.
Corona del Mar and Estancia have the toughest league...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:23 PM
Newport Harbor 2, Glendora 1
GLENDORA — The Sailors will play for their fourth straight Los Angeles Field Hockey Assn. Tournament of Champions title after winning the semifinal game on the road Wednesday.
Senior Madison Wooters...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 10:34 PM
The Newport-Mesa area will have three high school girls' volleyball teams vying for CIF Southern Section championships Saturday at Cypress College.
Newport Harbor (25-8) will play against Los Alamitos (34-3) for the Division I-AA championship 8 p.m....
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:05 PM
Sage Hill School, which won the CIF Southern Section Division IV-AA championship on Saturday, tops three Newport-Mesa girls' volleyball teams that will open play in the CIF State Southern California regionals on Tuesday night.
The Lightning (26-5) earned...