Sports

  • Teams ready to play ball

    Teams ready to play ball

    The high school baseball season gets underway on Saturday, and 10 local teams are opening the season with doubleheaders. The top program is Huntington Beach, ranked No. 5 in the country by PerfectGame.org. The Oilers are at Aliso Niguel, with the first game starting at 10 a.m., followed by the...

  • JC Baseball: Pirates thump Vikings

    OCC's seven extra-base hits include two homers in lashing of Long Beach.

  • Semis would be historic for Laguna

    Semis would be historic for Laguna

    It's been a great season for girls' athletics at Laguna Beach High. The Breakers girls' water polo team goes for its third CIF Southern Section Division 1 title in four years on Saturday night at 5:30, when Laguna plays San Marcos at Irvine's Woollett Aquatics Center. But don't overlook the Laguna...

  • Ayres seeks new story

    Ayres seeks new story

    This entire season has been somewhat of a redemption song for Fountain Valley High wrestler Karson Ayres. As a junior last year, he faced the disappointment of making it to the medal round of the Masters Meet, only to be denied access to the state championship tournament. Ayres placed 10th at Masters...

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College Sports

  • College Roundup: UCI pummels Notre Dame

    BASEBALL UC Irvine 18, Notre Dame 4 SAN DIEGO — Evan Cassolato went four for four with two runs batted in, Christian Koss drove in four runs and Keston Hiura homered and drove in three to lead the Anteaters in the opening game of the Tony Gwynn Classic on Thursday at San Diego State. Adam Alcantara...

  • Men's Basketball: Cal State Fullerton upends UC Irvine

    UCI can't get shot off before buzzer and see Big West lead shrink with road loss.

  • College Roundup: Vanguard edged by Antelope Valley

    BASEBALL Antelope Valley 9, Vanguard 8 LANCASTER — The Lions led, 5-0, 7-2, and 8-7, but the hosts rallied for two in the ninth to prevail in the nonconference game Wednesday. Brandon Sandoval and Brock Eissman were both three for five for the Lions (10-6). Michael Fuchs and Josh Weeks had two...

  • College Roundup: Hiura shines in UCI baseball win

    BASEBALL UC Irvine 7, San Diego State 5 Keston Hiura was three for three with two doubles, a solo home run and three runs batted in to lead the host Anteaters in the nonconference game Tuesday. Mikey Duarte was two for four with one RBI and Adam Alcantara drove in two runs and extended his hitting...

  • Women's Basketball: Lions claim conference crown

    No. 3-ranked Vanguard holds off No. 6 Westmont to win outright GSAC title.

Youth Sports

  • Region 97 U-10 Boys win Central OC championship

    Region 97 U-10 Boys win Central OC championship

    The Region 97 (Newport Beach, Costa Mesa) boys' under-10 team captured the AYSO Section 11 Central Orange County championships on Sunday. The boys' U-10 team was one of four teams from Region 97 that came home with a championship. The Region 97 boys' U-10 team, coached by Terry Coville, featured:...

  • All-Stars win championship

    All-Stars win championship

    The Newport-Mesa girls' under-14 All-Star team captured the AYSO Area 11Q championship. The AYSO Area 11Q includes Corona del Mar, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, North Irvine, South Irvine, Tustin and Yorba Linda. The team is coached by Eric Rans and Matt Eimers.

  • Advantage Riptide team is runner-up

    Advantage Riptide team is runner-up

    The all-girl Advantage Academy Riptide finished second in the coed Southern California Fall Junior Team Tennis Sectional Championships in Palm Desert over the Jan. 7-8 weekend. The Riptide, which plays out of the Newport Beach Tennis Club, fell in the 14s final on games, 27-18, after being tied...

  • CdM Storm goes big

    CdM Storm goes big

    The CdM girls' 13U extra team finishes as unbeaten champions in league and section play.

  • Laguna Beach wins big in dramatic fashion

    Laguna Beach wins big in dramatic fashion

    AYSO U10 boys' soccer team qualifies for sectional tournament in February after shootout win over Mission Viejo.

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