| Sep 12, 2011
| 3:49 PM
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Sometimes dreams are never realized simply because they are never believed to be possible. For Alipa Peters, a defensive end on the Estancia High football team, possible should never again be in question after he spent the weekend in Canton, Ohio with Pro...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Kevin Brown, a University High football player, recently was selected to be a part of the NFL's mentoring program, an opportunity exclusive to just four high school football players in the nation this year.
Brown initially was nominated for the program...
| Jul 14, 2011
Los Angeles Marshall has selected 22 former student-athletes and coaches to be honored as the first class of inductees into its athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place June 15, 2012 in Joseph Sniffen Auditorium. The inductees: Jerry......
| Sep 30, 2012
It's not every day a school gets to recognize a Pro Football Hall of Famer. L.A. Marshall will get the chance on Wednesday, when Mike Haynes returns to his alma mater as part of the Hometown Hall of Famers program......
| May 2, 2011
| 5:54 PM
For the family of Dave Duerson, the announcement Monday that scientists found signs of damage in his brain may shed some light on the Chicago Bears star's erratic behavior.
But for the National Football League, the findings add to questions about whether...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 11:48 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Dressed in a royal blue collared shirt, navy blue slacks and brown shoes, a 25-year-old with long hair walked into the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa looking like a mixture of Tarzan and Carrot Top.
No, that's just Tim Toone,...
| Jun 18, 2011
| 1:09 AM
Paul Salata, the founder of Irrelevant Week, hesitated a bit before naming the biggest celebrity coming to Wednesday's All-Star Lowsman Banquet.
As he thought, his daughter, Melanie Salata-Fitch said, "Oh, here it comes."
Salata, acted cool, as he said,...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:48 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Mr. Irrelevant met the Nigerian Nightmare for the first time. Cheta Ozougwu was just happy to hear his name pronounced correctly by someone other than his Nigerian parents.
Christian Okoye said "oh-ZOO-goo" just once. To the...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 11:29 PM
I have been covering sports for more than a decade and in practicing journalism, we're conditioned to focus on the champions; to seek interviews with the athletes who are the most successful, accruing the loftiest awards and achieving their ultimate...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 11:06 PM
Steve Timmons, one of the greatest volleyball players to come out of the Newport-Mesa area, is one of four inductees who will enter the California Sports Hall of Fame next month.
Timmons, a former Newport Harbor and Orange Coast College standout who led...