| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:08 AM
For the first time since 2005, USC won a three-game series over UCLA this past weekend, sweeping the three games. It gives the Trojans (24-17, 12-9) a nine-game winning streak. Leading the way have been a group of former Southland high school standouts....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Catherine Horner (La Cañada High, 2012) University of Tulsa sophomore: A two-time CIF Southern Section champion with the Spartans, Horner is now a steady contributor to a torrid...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:20 PM
OJAI — The Di Giulio family of Newport Beach did a lot of winning Friday at the 114th annual Ojai Tennis Tournament.
Austin Di Giulio is an eighth grader. Joseph is a freshman at UCLA. But "The Ojai" is varied enough that both had their time to...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 10:59 PM
OJAI — Austin Di Giulio waited and waited Saturday afternoon. Then, he waited some more.
The 14-year-old from Newport Beach was scheduled to play in the Ojai Tennis Tournament boys' 14s championship match at noon at Libbey Park. That became 2 p.m....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:41 PM
LOS ANGELES — In the four-month marathon that is the college baseball regular season, there are stretches that can shape a team's psyche, for good or bad.
UC Irvine continued one such good stretch on Tuesday by extending its winning streak to four...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Sixteen seasons of the complicated, convoluted and some-would-say catastrophic Bowl Championship Series have been replaced by a new streamlined system to settle college football’s national championship.
And least that’s what I thought...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Solidifying the offensive line and working new and previously injured players into the lineup are among USC's goals heading into fall, Coach Steve Sarkisian said Thursday during a Pac-12 Conference teleconference.
USC opens training camp in early August...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Pacific 12 Conference football fans eagerly anticipating the new four-team playoff in college football may want to take a knee: an early ESPN look at next year's preseason top 25 has already excluded the league from the mix.
Oh, well, you can't say...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:00 PM
USC, mired in NCAA sanctions since 2010, will finally have a full 25-player recruiting class next year.
But the Trojans already appear on their way to a possible stockpile at one position for the upcoming season and beyond.
When the Trojans complete...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Anthony Barr has joined the jet-set crowd.
The former UCLA linebacker has been on a whirlwind tour of teams leading up to this week's NFL draft.
So it goes when you are an All-American projected to be a first-round — maybe even a top-10 —...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Rick Neuheisel works with a microphone instead of a headset these days, but he's still recruiting.
On a recent Monday morning, the former UCLA coach was minutes into a telephone interview when another incoming call got his attention. He excused...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:02 AM
RIVERSIDE — In terms of the progression of their water polo careers, they are in very different places.
Newport Harbor High product Kaleigh Gilchrist won the NCAA title with USC as a junior. After helping the Trojans finish third this year, she...