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Mike Taylor

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  • In the Pipeline: Standing up for Down syndrome

    My son and I had the pleasure several weeks ago, thanks to the generosity of my friend Mike Taylor from PBS SoCal, to play ball at Angel Stadium of Anaheim with the one-and-only former Angel (and baseball ambassador extraordinaire) Rex Hudler. With...
  • OCC shifts to new conference

    Orange Coast College will change conference alignments in football for the 2012 and 2013 seasons, trading its current six-team alignment for a seven-team grouping that features teams that have traditionally had more success. The Pirates, who competed...
  • Funding your small business -- get creative

    Funding your small business -- get creative
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Fifty percent of small businesses fail within the first 5 years. The economy certainly hasn't helped those businesses lately. Getting the money even to start that business is feat all in itself. Getting a bank loan for a business is...
  • Tour rookie Brian Harman shatters Honda Classic course record

     PALM BEACH GARDENS -- The Honda Classic course record might have been safe if Vijay Singh had not pulled out of the Honda Classic.  Singh was replaced by rookie Brian Harman, and Harman created a buzz Friday at PGA National after he started birdie-...
  • OCC ready to open it up

    OCC ready to open it up
    Orange Coast College quarterbacks ran for their lives and often threw under duress last football season, hoping to connect with someone wearing the same-colored jersey. The result was 41 sacks, 22 interceptions, a 49% completion rate, an impotent offense...
  • OCC's Plan B nets win

    OCC's Plan B nets win
    COSTA MESA — When Long Beach City College sophomore Ryan Craighead's threw an interception with 7:44 remaining and his team trailing, 38-31, in a nonconference football game at Orange Coast on Saturday, he almost certainly wished he could have had...
  • Rush to judgment at OCC

    With the continual rise of the passing game at all levels of the game, many football minds, particularly those in the NFL, have gone so far as to declare the running game irrelevant. All indications during the preseason were that Orange Coast College had...
  • Orange Coast College Football Preview

    Orange Coast (1-2) vs. Grossmont (0-3) When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m., at Orange Coast Key Pirates: Fr. RB Domenic Betts (545 yards, five TDs rushing; 101 yards, one TD receiving); Fr. OLB Colten Christensen (27 tackles, two sacks); Fr. OLB Aaron Jones...
  • OCC's Betts separates from pack

    OCC's Betts separates from pack
    When Domenic Betts breaks through a hole up the middle, or turns the corner on pursuing defenders, there are indications that the geometry of the game will interrupt his path to progress. Just then, it seems, Betts accelerates, sparking the ignition...
  • Speedy Riverside leaves Pirates in dust

    RIVERSIDE — An Orange Coast College football sympathizer wagged his head from side to side in the first half of the Pirates' 61-17 East Division loss to unbeaten Riverside and echoed a time-honored coaching axiom. "You can't coach speed," he said....
  • OCC fizzles and falls

    OCC fizzles and falls
    COSTA MESA — If Orange Coast College football fans were looking for more to cheer about after a first half in which the Pirates dominated rival Golden West on Saturday, they had to settle for a halftime ceremony that recognized the latest...
  • Hoosier students learning high-tech skills as Indiana attempts to stop the "brain-drain"

    Hoosier students learning high-tech skills as Indiana attempts to stop the "brain-drain"
    By Rick Ramirez and Ray Cortopassi Remember those Bunsen burners in science class or the first time you built something in shop class?  Well, fast-forward to today, and our young Hoosier students are engineering careers in the exploding fields of...