| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:33 PM
All it takes is one look at Thomas Castets for people to arrive at a conclusion — he must have a girlfriend.
The sun-kissed surfer is then forced to drop somewhat of a bomb on them.
"People just assume I'm straight," Castets, 36, said. "So every...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Estancia High junior girls' soccer player Alba Barrios is a success story.
Barrios' parents, Carlos and Evelyn, immigrated from Guatemala about 20 years ago. They were in Guatemala last weekend, too, and Alba hit them with some great news when they...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Midway through the second half of a Daily Pilot Cup soccer game, Jack Del Signore lined up for a penalty kick. The thoughts that danced in his head were familiar to that of many little footballers getting their kicks during the 15th annual six-day...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:43 PM
In the first half, Harbor Day played uphill and against the wind. The third- and fourth-grade girls from Corona del Mar still managed to score in the final minute of the half against Newport Beach Andersen.
Isabel Gomez continued to put away goals,...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:26 AM
When it's third- and fourth-grade girls silver division play at the Daily Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament, the action is somehow never quite how a coach might draw it up.
Both Kaiser Elementary and Lincoln benefited from an unlikely scoring chance,...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 12:44 AM
The fifth- and sixth-grade girls' soccer team from St. John the Baptist School's 3-0 pool-play win over Victoria Elementary on Saturday wasn't enough for it to advance into the Daily Pilot Cup silver division playoffs.
But for one member of the Irish,...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:47 PM
The game-winning goal scored by Mariners Christian School forward Rusty Dahlke also turned out to be a memorable parting shot in the boys third- and fourth-grade Gold Division soccer final against Pegasus School in the Daily Pilot Cup on Sunday at Jack...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:10 AM
Overcoming adversity is often essential for success at the Daily Pilot Cup youth soccer tournament.
Just ask the kids on the Mariners Elementary boys' fifth- and sixth-grade Gold Division team.
Mariners saw one of its top players, center midfielder...
| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:58 PM
TUSTIN — Returning to the field where her last high school season ended, Corona del Mar High senior Kendall Mulvaney almost saw it happen again Thursday evening.
Mulvaney was the goalie for the CdM girls' soccer team, which made a memorable run to...
| 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...