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  • College Baseball: Local boys of summer

    While former UC Irvine baseball coach John Savage prepares his UCLA team for its College World Series opener today, Anteaters head man Mike Gillespie and his staff are following the development of players who will try to help UCI make a run at Omaha in...
  • Filia provides boost for Bruins

    Filia provides boost for Bruins
    Five years ago, Eric Filia made a decision that would alter his future when he verbally committed to play baseball at UCLA. He did so, he said then, during his sophomore year at Edison High, for many reasons. One, in particular, stood out. "They...
  • Baseball Coach John Savage to stay at UCLA

    Baseball Coach John Savage to stay at UCLA
    John Savage will remain UCLA's baseball coach, with a raise and a long contract extension, after USC tried to pry him away. With the Bruins winning their first College World Series title last month, UCLA has offered to extend the coach's contract...
  • Amaral named Freshman All-American

    UCLA center fielder Beau Amaral, a 2009 graduate of Huntington Beach High, has been named second-team Freshman All-America by Baseball America. He was one of six outfielders to earn the honor. Amaral and Jabari Henry of Florida International, and Cohl...
  • Briefs: Cornwall leads honorees

    Vanguard University sophomore Kevin Cornwall has been named Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Year in men's soccer. Cornwall, who led the Lions to the program's first regular-season and GSAC Tournament titles, as well as its first...
  • Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    I'm curious why Brandon Short and Christian Marrero didn't get called up in September. I knew of Addison Reed because I was watching his stats early on. I'm baffled by some decisions, particularly regarding these two players. Even Kevan Smith should...
  • UCI No. 3 seed in L.A. regional

    UCI No. 3 seed in L.A. regional
    It didn't take UC Irvine senior Brian Hernandez long to identify the potential for revenge associated with the Anteaters' placement in the NCAA Los Angeles Regional hosted by UCLA was announced Monday morning. Hernandez, the baseball team's star third...
  • Bitter loss still sore spot

    Mike Gillespie, 71 years young, has as a mind as nimble as a leaping Ozzie Smith double-play turn at second base. It is, the UC Irvine baseball coach admits, as much a curse as a blessing. The former comes into play when attempting to scrub a...
  • UCLA gets closer to national title with 3-1 victory over Mississippi State

    OMAHA — If UCLA's baseball team ever wondered what playing in Starkville, Miss., was like, well, it knows now. And if Mississippi State wondered before Monday night how in the world a .248-hitting team without an overpowering ace or closer got...
  • CWS: UCLA vs. Mississippi State, the Game 2 matchup

    CWS: UCLA vs. Mississippi State, the Game 2 matchup
    Only three teams in the history of the College World Series gave up one run or less in its first four CWS games. Arizona State did it in 1972 and Holy Cross in 1952. And UCLA this season. For the Bruins, that’s simply the continuation of a...
  • UCLA is built to thrive in College World Series' park

     UCLA is built to thrive in College World Series' park
    One thing you can say about UCLA's baseball team: The Bruins have been considerate of other people's feelings. Nobody walks away feeling too bad. "We fought hard. We played hard. We played good," North Carolina State Coach Elliott Avent said. Said...
  • Briefs: Pirates on rise

    The Orange Coast College football team (3-1), off to its best start since 2009, has jumped to the No. 8 ranking in Southern California, No. 17 in the state and No. 30 in one national poll. Coach Mike Taylor's Pirates upset Palomar, then ranked No. 5 in...