| Sep 3, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Topography suggests that the UC Irvine men's soccer team is based right about at sea level. But after consecutive NCAA Sweet 16 appearances and as a preseason favorite to win the Big West Conference South Division, the mountaintop continues to be the...
| Aug 21, 2015
| 10:26 PM
Auburn 1, UC Irvine 0
The host Anteaters managed four shots, all in the second half, and just one shot on goal in their nonconference season opener on Friday.
Auburn got the game-winner in the 45th minute, when a free kick from beyond...
| Aug 14, 2015
| 10:31 PM
IRVINE — On Friday, the UC Irvine women's soccer team played host to one team it finished behind last season, costing the Anteaters a spot in the Big West Conference Tournament for the first time in six years.
The top four teams qualify for the...
| Aug 8, 2015
| 10:12 PM
On the Cal State Dominguez Hills women's soccer team Sami Feinstein is defensive minded as a center midfielder. But when she represented the U.S. on the women's soccer squad in the European Maccabi Games in Berlin, Germany, Feinstein moved up top....
| Aug 8, 2015
| 10:59 PM
IRVINE — Three key players missed a critical match for the Orange County Blues FC on Saturday.
Out of the lineup against the Austin Aztex were goalkeeper Pepe Miranda, defender Brenton Griffiths and striker Christofer Ramirez, all because of...
| Aug 8, 2015
| 7:50 PM
When the most disappointing of his eight seasons as the UC Irvine women's soccer coach didn't sit well, Scott Juniper decided that none of his returning players would sit, period.
So, at the earliest possible opportunity, the Anteaters began working...
| Jul 24, 2015
| 2:06 PM
Before Sami Feinstein became a seventh-grader at Costa Mesa Middle School she attended Tarbut V'Torah in Irvine.
She learned a lot about her heritage at the Jewish Day School. Now, at 22, she's about to learn more and gain a unique experience as a U.S....
| Jul 25, 2015
| 11:33 PM
IRVINE — One club is battling for a playoff spot and the other from being the worst in the United Soccer League.
If the regular season ended on Saturday, the Orange County Blues FC would be in the Western Conference playoffs and the Real...
| Jul 15, 2015
| 8:20 PM
These days, with the importance of club sports competition, you must pay to play.
Club soccer fees can be high, ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 each year. But the players and parents know club tournaments are where college recruiters mostly scout....
| Jun 17, 2015
| 7:55 PM
There's a good chance the Orange County Blues FC will see Jack McBean for the second time in two weeks.
McBean, a former Corona del Mar High standout, plays for the Los Angeles Galaxy II, the OC Blues' opponent Friday at StubHub Center at 7:30 p.m....
| Jun 19, 2015
| 10:51 PM
CARSON — Some call the matchup between the Orange County Blues FC and the Los Angeles Galaxy II the I-405 rivalry. One team plays in Irvine and the other in Carson.
While the I-405 rivalry is in its second year, the OC Blues always seem to be...
| Jun 28, 2015
| 3:42 AM
IRVINE — The formula for success for the OC Blues FC always seems to involve Didier Crettenand in some way or another.
It had been a while since the OC Blues last won and it had been a while since Crettenand last scored a goal. The midfielder...