September 11, 2012
The Orange Coast College football game against Long Beach on Saturday has been changed to a 6 p.m. kickoff at Veterans Stadium. The nonconference game was originally scheduled for 1 p.m., but the change was made in an effort to avoid predicted extreme mid-day temperatures. — From staff reports * UCI's Nelson honored UC Irvine senior Rex Nelson has been named the Big West Conference Athlete of the Week in men's cross country following his season-opening performance Saturday.
January 18, 2013
UC Irvine junior pitcher Andrew Thurman and senior catcher Ronnie Shaeffer were voted to the All-Big West Conference preseason first team and second team, respectively by College Sports Madness. Thurman, a first-team all-conference choice in 2012, posted an 8-3 record and a 2.66 earned-run average as a sophomore, including a no-hitter. He struck out 69 in 98 innings and held opposing teams to a .195 batting average in 15 starts. Shaeffer, who sat out last season with a broken finger, was a first-team All-Big West performer in 2011, when he won the American Baseball Coaches Assn.
September 27, 2003
Steve Virgen Two years ago, Kevin Artz had never completed a three-mile run. He did not know about shifting paces, acquiring endurance or training that involved tapering. Cross country? That wasn't in his plans before he transferred to Corona del Mar High as a sophomore. When he was a freshman at Newport Harbor, he played football and competed in track and field. He was a safety and a receiver for the Sailors. "I never ran [5,000 meters]
October 14, 2011
With its thick grass that slows runners during the first 150 meters, one hill made of dirt and the other made of asphalt, the three-mile course at Irvine Regional Park in Orange will prepare local cross country runners for the CIF Southern Section meet. Leading up to the divisional preliminaries Nov. 12 at Mt. San Antonio College - where huge hills with its own names are the norm - Saturday's Orange County Cross Country Championships could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship between runner and tougher course.
October 19, 2012
Paige Tennison still has those conversations with her mother, the ones she has been having since her sophomore year at Newport Harbor High. Tennison sees a cross country time and is amazed by it, perhaps temporarily forgetting the times that she is now capable of producing as a senior. "I'm just going out and working as hard as I can," Tennison said. "I'll tell my mom, 'Oh my gosh, she's amazing!' And my mom will be like, 'Paige, you've ran faster than that.' And it's like, 'Oh, right.' It hasn't clicked still, I guess.
October 22, 2008
TODAY Cross country High school boys and girls – Costa Mesa, Estancia at Orange Coast League meet at Fairview Park, 3 p.m. Field hockey High school – Newport Harbor vs. Fountain Valley at Harper School, 3:15 p.m. Football High school – Costa Mesa vs. Godinez at Segerstom High, 7 p.m.; Fountain Valley at Newport Harbor, 7 p.m. Golf High school girls – ...
June 2, 2012
UC Irvine finished fourth in the Big West Conference Commissioner's Cup standings for overall athletic success. The Anteaters amassed 1,500 points in 15 sports for an average of 100 points. UCI was fourth in fall sports points (a 110 average), fifth in winter sports (95) and fourth in spring sports (95). The 'Eaters won conference titles in men's and women's soccer and women's water polo. Long Beach State won the award for the second straight school year, posting a record overall average of 140 points in 14 sports.
April 11, 2001
They've made their four years of high school count. They've volunteered, they've studied, they've excelled. They've spent hours on the track, in the music room and in the lab. They're Newport Beach's top high school seniors. As they prepare to finish their high school careers, the Daily Pilot acknowledges their contributions to their campuses and community. The city's top 30 seniors -- 15 each from Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor high schools -- will be honored this morning with the Newport Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Awards.
October 7, 2004
TODAY Cross country High school boys and girls -- Estancia, Santa Ana at Costa Mesa, 3:15 p.m. Field hockey Edison at Newport Harbor at Harper Community Center, 3:15 p.m. Football High school -- Estancia at Garden Grove, 7 p.m. Golf High school girls -- Costa Mesa at Sage Hill at Rancho San Joaquin Golf Club, 3 p.m.; Northwood at Corona del Mar at Newport Beach Country Club, 2:30 p.m.;...
June 15, 2013
Matt Whitehouse, a junior pitcher for UC Irvine in 2013, has signed with the Cleveland Indians on Friday and has been assigned to the Mohoning Valley Scrappers, their short-season Single-A affiliate in the New York-Penn League. Whitehouse was chosen in the 19th round by Cleveland in last week's Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft after going 5-6 with a 3.29 earned-run average for the Anteaters. The Scrappers are scheduled to open their season on Monday. Dominique Taylor, a junior center fielder for the Anteaters in 2013 who was taken in the 15th round last week, signed on Tuesday with the Kansas City Royals.