October 19, 2011
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL Orange Coast def. Cypress COSTA MESA - Freshman outside hitter Karlee Riggs recorded 20 kills to lead the Pirates to a 25-16, 25-19, 22-25, 25-14 Orange Empire Conference win Wednesday night. Dana Nicholson posted eight of OCC's 16 aces. Andi Frisina added four aces to go along with her 12 digs, while Nicholson matched Frisina with 12 digs as well for the Pirates (10-2, 4-1 in conference). Setter Allison Lumsden dished out 37 assists for Coast, while middle blocker Morgan Link contributed nine kills.
February 2, 2011
Today some local high school seniors will get to show off the school colors they will wear come next fall in college. The fashion trend comes every year on National Signing Day, the first day seniors in football, boys' and girls' soccer, boys' water polo, boys' and girls' track and field, and boys' and girls' cross country can sign a letter of intent with a school. Corona del Mar, Newport Harbor, Costa Mesa and Estancia will each have athletes signing on their respective campuses.
April 17, 2000
Joseph Boo NEWPORT BEACH - Several meet records fell in Friday's Youth Track and Field Championship at Newport Harbor High Friday. The meet attracted some of the top athletes age 7-15 from Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and Irvine. In boys meets, Brian Campos rewrote marks in Division 85's 100-meter dash (12.97) and the softball throw (195-4). Michael Haddan had two Division 86 records in the 400 (59.5) and 1,600 (5:05.7). In Division 90, Michael Andraszecylk had new records in the 400 (1:08.
February 23, 2010
CARPINTERIA — Time after time, Corona del Mar High missed its chances during a tight CIF Southern Section Division IV second-round boys’ soccer game. But three minutes into sudden-death double overtime, freshman Jack McBean ended it, scoring the golden goal for a 1-0 win over Carpinteria Tuesday. The Warriors were left on the ground, laying in disappointment, CdM Coach George Larsen said. After Alex Mainthow’s long throw-in, senior Reed Williams flicked the ball with his head toward the back post.
March 10, 2010
On paper, today’s CIF Southern California Division II Regional Championships semifinal at Aliso Niguel High appears to be the premiere matchup of Orange County teams. But the match might not have Corona del Mar (25-1-1) and JSerra (25-4-1) at full strength when the teams begin at 4:15 p.m. Sea Kings’ first-year coach George Larsen said CdM might be without freshman Jack McBean and the Lions may be missing two of their players because of commitments to their regional teams in the Olympic Development Program National Championships in Arizona, which start on Friday.
May 31, 2002
COSTA MESA - It's always nice to see familiar faces. And as Andersen Coach King Nelson said, it's even better to play with familiar faces. "Half of the kids played (on last year's championship team)," Nelson said. Through the first two games, Andersen looks like it hasn't lost a step since last year's championship run. Thursday's tilt with Our Lady Queen of Angels (2) was no different, as Andersen cruised to an8-0 win, duplicating its 8-0 win over Newport Heights Wednesday.
June 3, 2004
Steve Virgen It was a scintillating goal that displayed the essence of teamwork, and perhaps fittingly, it proved to be the difference in a tightly contested boys fifth- and sixth-grade gold division soccer game of the fifth annual Daily Pilot Cup. Parker Stone scored for the Andersen Dolphins in the 12th minute, capping a dazzling play and leading the Dolphins to a 1-0 victory over Newport Heights Wednesday at...
April 4, 2009
BOYS’ TRACK AND FIELD Trabuco Hills Invitational MISSION VIEJO — Newport Harbor High junior Cecil Whiteside won the discus (180 feet, 1 inch) and the Sailors also had a winning relay team Saturday at Trabuco Hills High. Benny Ward, Joel Betonte, Evan Walker and Scott Figueroa took first place in the sprint medley relay, which consists of a 200-meter leg, another 200, a 400 and ends with an 800, in 3 minutes, 41.78 seconds. Whiteside also finished second in the shot put (56-8 1/2 )
March 28, 2003
LITTLE LEAGUE: The Angels' rally fell just short and the Diamondbacks prevailed, 9-8, in Newport Beach Little League AAA action. The D-backs scored six runs in the bottom of the fourth inning behind the hitting of Ben Greiner, Chandler Mitchell, Brian Smith and Cort Hastings, but the Angels rallied behind the offense of Conor Kort, Jake Starnes and Nathan Wagner. Sandon Griffin of the D-backs pitched four innings, scattering two runs and two hits while Wagner threw hitless innings, allowing three unearned runs.
June 23, 2008
To say that the Slammers Futbol Club had a great weekend in Hawaii would be an understatement. The Newport Beach-based soccer club acutally had, “an astonishing weekend,” said Walid Khoury, the Slammers director of coaching. The Slammers had three girls’ teams win titles at the U.S. Youth Soccer Region IV Championships Sunday. The teams also earned a spot in the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships July 22-27 at Burns Park Soccer Complex in Little Rock, Ark. “It was an amazing run for us in the semifinals and finals, and the whole region was like, ‘Wow,’ ” Khoury said.