| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:50 PM
It would be more dramatic to think of a tennis racquet gathering dust in Natalie Raney's home. But in reality there are no tennis racquets. There isn't even tennis apparel or tennis merchandise there.
To put it simply, when it comes to tennis for Raney:...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Beginning in 2011, about three dozen people in Tokyo have been meeting every Sunday morning at 6 a.m. on a mission to scrub down, one by one, the city's grungiest public rest rooms. “By 7:30,” according to an Associated Press reporter who...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Grace Zamudio (Glendale Community College, 2013) Loyola Marymount cross-country junior: After an All-American season as a sophomore at Glendale Community College, accolades are...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Somebody is going to get killed out there.
I've said it a hundred times, thought it a thousand.
The only question was, what ballplayer would have to die on the mound before something was done to protect pitchers?
The issue, in the news again after...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Keeping tabs on local athletes playing in college.
Lonnie Kauppila (Burbank High, 2010) junior, infielder, Stanford University: The former Bulldogs standout was successful on the field, as well as in the classroom this season.
Along with his...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:58 PM
Ted Boeke's heroics on a spring night against archrival Arcadia High have seemingly already grown into a bit of local legend.
Following Boeke's two-out, seventh-inning three-run home run that propelled Crescenta Valley to a 5-4 win over Arcadia on May...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level.
Alex Sarkissian (Glendale Community College, 2011) Pepperdine University tennis junior: After a wildly successful and undefeated sophomore season for Glendale Community College in 2011,...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:03 AM
Portland University basketball Coach Eric Reveno couldn't believe it when he heard it at West Coast Conference meetings Wednesday: A women's golfer for a WCC school was hit with an NCAA violation for washing her car on campus.
Just heard about two...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Mike Tranghese, then commissioner of the Big East, is the first NCAA selection chairman I recall touting non-conference strength of schedule. The year was 2001, and Tranghese’s panel had not only included 16-14 Georgia in the bracket but also seeded...
| May 12, 2013
| 6:15 PM
IRVINE — Six days after undergoing unexpected root canal surgery, UC Irvine junior pitcher Andrew Morales made the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo hitters experience roughly the equivalent of a trip to the dentist.
Morales, recorded 10 of his first 12...
| May 15, 2013
| 11:57 AM
After building up the Glendale Community College men's and women's teams and leading each to appearances in the California Community College Athletic Assn. Golf Championship, Greg Osbourne resigned his post as coach to become Cal State Bakersfield's...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:03 AM
IRVINE — It was a loss about which UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie wanted to be anything but trivial.
But nothing less than a bit of baseball lore that unfolded at Anteater Ballpark on Wednesday may have upstaged the consequences of the...