| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:23 PM
UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie said during Friday's press conference in Omaha that his team is the party crasher among the eight schools in the College World Series.
If that is the case, then the Anteaters (40-23), who upset No. 1 national seed...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine baseball sophomore: With one out and a pair of runners on, Surrey induced a ground ball for a 6-4-3 double play.
Surrey pumped his...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:04 PM
UC Irvine first baseman Connor Spencer said some might have interpreted Coach Mike Gillepsie's preseason address to his players as lowering the bar. Instead, it lowered the boom.
"Skip told us we were going to go 5-55," recalled Spencer, who is among...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Here is the fifth installment of a series that checks in with the seven Division I programs in the state to give a glimpse into the past and the future. Teams are scheduled to appear according to the chronological order in which their seasons ended....
| Jun 15, 2003
The Class AA state baseball tournament produced both good news and bad news for Lyons Township, which pounded Rockford Boylan 15-6 Saturday night to win the state title.
The bad news: Nine of Lyons' 10 starters in the title game were seniors.
| Mar 24, 2008
| 11:46 AM
John Smith has already played in more Division II men's basketball games than anyone in history.
Foremost in his mind currently, though, are the three additional games he and his Winona State (Minn.) teammates will need to win this week in Springfield,...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Power forward Julius Randle made a strong impression Friday night, helping the No. 8-seeded Kentucky Wildcats get past the No. 4-seeded Louisville Cardinals to advance to the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight.
Along with forward Aaron Gordon of top-seeded...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:25 PM
The Kentucky Wildcats, eighth seed, advanced to the NCAA tournament's final with a 74-73 win over the No. 2 seed Wisconsin Badgers on an Aaron Harrison game-winning three-pointer with 5.7 seconds left on the clock.
Earlier in the day, Coach Kevin Ollie'...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:43 PM
LAS VEGAS — This could be a referendum on Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott's vision.
The NCAA tournament selection committee will sequester itself Sunday in something of a conclave of Cardinals that's more Louisville than Vatican City....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:59 PM
SAN DIEGO — Guard Norman Powell was 6 years old when his uncle brought the tape.
There on the screen was UCLA's Tyus Edney dribbling through Missouri defenders, then tossing in the game-winning layup at the buzzer in the defining moment of the...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 9:40 PM
SAN DIEGO — This was a big hurdle for UCLA.
Sure, a bigger one looms on the horizon. But the Bruins were basking in the moment . . . sort of.
UCLA’s 77-60 victory over Stephen F. Austin at Viejas Arena was predictable. The Lumberjacks...