| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:15 PM
The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa is playing host to two World Cup viewing parties this weekend on the center's 46,000 square foot Arts Plaza and both are free and open to the public.
The first viewing party is for the third-place match...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 11:36 PM
The UC Irvine men's soccer program has signed seven recruits for the 2014 season.
Eddie Molina, a transfer from Foothill Community College by way of Menlo Atherton High, scored 13 goals last season at Foothill, after earning CIF Central Coast Section...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 11:35 PM
IRVINE — The Fourth of July is a major holiday in the U.S. A World Cup soccer match is a big holiday in Brazil whenever it plays.
A day after the U.S. celebrated Independence Day and Brazil celebrated a quarterfinal win on its home soil at the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:37 PM
As a councilman and bar and restaurant owner Gary Monahan maintains a hectic schedule. But Thursday figures to be maddening, mainly in terms of business.
World Cup begins, yet Monahan will be interested in more things than just the beautiful game.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:29 PM
With the World Cup less than two weeks away, many say that Coach Jurgan Klinsmann's United States side is in a "Group of Death" with Germany, Portugal and Ghana.
Advancing past the group stage in Brazil appears to be a big challenge. What the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:53 PM
I came to The Beautiful Game — futbol — rather late in life.
I'm referencing, of course, the sport that most Americans know as soccer.
Let me warn you. This sort of life-altering process — falling in love with soccer — begins...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Last year, when Mariners Christian won a Daily Pilot Cup championship, the school's athletic director, Mac Thompson, forgot to pick up a trophy at the engraving company's shop.
This year, he said he'll make sure to retrieve the hardware. He might need...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:47 PM
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — Elimination can come quickly, on the tennis court or on the pitch in soccer.
Newport Beach junior tennis player Austin Di Giulio watched it happen Tuesday morning to his favorite team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Italy lost to...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Kevin Smith, who has coached the Orange Coast College men's and women's soccer programs to success in recent years, has been named Pirates Athletic Director, the school announced.
Smith, who will continue his soccer coaching duties, will begin his...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The following are the locations where various groups are selling fireworks to raise money, according to permits filed with the city of Costa Mesa.
AYSO 17th, 289 E. 17th St.
AYSO Fairview, corner of Fairview Road and Wilson Street
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:33 PM
It has been about three years now since Newport Beach residents Greg and Matt Baker started coaching five talented local girls' soccer players at Harbor Day School.
At the time, the girls were just 9 years old, but the talent was obvious to the Baker...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:56 PM
Kendall Mulvaney led by example as a senior captain for the Corona del Mar High girls' soccer and lacrosse teams.
Don't get the wrong idea. Mulvaney was anything but passive. She cared so much about her teammates, her best friends, on both teams that...