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  • UC Irvine, ace Andrew Morales look to ignite postseason run

     UC Irvine, ace Andrew Morales look to ignite postseason run
    Andrew Morales and UC Irvine were on their way to an NCAA playoff bid that seemed a foregone conclusion. Morales was 40-1 as a college pitcher, including 9-0 this season, when Irvine began a series against Cal State Fullerton two weeks ago. But a...
  • College baseball regionals set to begin; a primer

    College baseball regionals set to begin; a primer
    Cal State Fullerton needed every victory in its end-of-the-regular-season seven-game winning streak to advance to an NCAA Division I baseball regional for the 23rd consecutive season. The Titans (32-22) got Coach Rick Vanderhook back from a 16-game...
  • Alex Sarkissian caps career in NCAA Division I final

    Alex Sarkissian caps career in NCAA Division I final
    After a fine regular season, Alex Sarkissian capped his exceptional collegiate career with a memorable playoff run. It’s something Sarkissian, a Pepperdine University men’s tennis player and former Glendale Community College standout, said he...
  • Baseball: Pepperdine is headed to NCAA tournament behind local standouts

    Pepperdine won the WCC tournament championship over the weekend to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament, and former Chatsworth standout Aaron Brown was named MVP for the series against Loyola Marymount. The Waves have been relying on Southern California...
  • UCLA, seeking tough basketball foes, will play Gonzaga, Kentucky

     UCLA, seeking tough basketball foes, will play Gonzaga, Kentucky
    UCLA hasn't had the toughest nonconference men's basketball schedule in recent years, but that is changing. The Bruins announced Wednesday they added a sixth brand name to their early 2014-15 schedule — perennial West Coast Conference power...
  • Pepperdine men's basketball gets its academic act together

    Pepperdine men's basketball gets its academic act together
    The NCAA and its member institutions often refer to "student-athletes," but the front side of the term isn't often highlighted in a sports section. We asked officials from the Southland's Division I universities to point us toward their best and brightest...
  • College Update: Locals excelling in SCIAC

    College Update: Locals excelling in SCIAC
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Coltrane Powdrill (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) Cal Lutheran basketball: In his first season with the Kingsmen, Powdrill made an immediate impact and his postseason haul of accolades...
  • 'Eaters throw one away

    MALIBU — Compensation for college athletes is a hot topic lately, but most agree nothing should be accepted without being earned. The Pepperdine baseball team, however, received a collective bargain of two unearned runs to help beat visiting UC...
  • Cougars, 6-Foot-7 Hamson Defy Odds In Advancing To Meet Huskies

    Cougars, 6-Foot-7 Hamson Defy Odds In Advancing To Meet Huskies
    LINCOLN, Neb. — It is not UConn's style to be intimidated, even by a known intimidator, certainly at this point of the season when push ordinarily comes to shove. The Huskies understand that BYU, their opponent in Saturday's Lincoln semifinal (4:30...
  • College Update: Surrey goes distance for UC Irvine

    College Update: Surrey goes distance for UC Irvine
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine pitcher sophomore: Surrey proved he could dominate on the mound at the high school level, earning All-Pacific League and All-CIF...
  • NCAA tournament brings out the best in college basketball

     NCAA tournament brings out the best in college basketball
    SPOKANE, Wash. — Taylor Braun tried to pull everyone's leg after North Dakota State pulled off Thursday's West regional semi-stunner against Oklahoma. "Honestly," the Bison's star deadpanned at the postgame news conference at Spokane Arena, "I...