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  • NBC digs deep to make the U.S. Open a ratings hit

    NBC digs deep to make the U.S. Open a ratings hit
    In the Tiger Woods era, it was hard to find a better Father's Day storyline for the network announcers to ply than that of the young superstar and his dad. Woods' father, Earl, put a golf club in his son's hands when the child was only months old, and...
  • Briefs: Dodgers victors

    The OC Dodgers Elite 8-and-under travel team won the Cecil Fielder Elite World Series championship recently in Yuma, Ariz. The OC Dodgers, which featured Costa Mesa resident Nick Ochoa and Irvine residents Mason Ressler and Cade O'Hara, went 8-0 at the...
  • Peninsula rower helps Virginia club qualify for prestigious Henley

    Peninsula rower helps Virginia club qualify for prestigious Henley
    Scott Stuard was first exposed to rowing during the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Looks pretty cool, he thought of the televised images. He had no idea. No idea that a year later he would become a rower. No idea that his muscles and mind could endure such...
  • Briefs: Gaytan-Leach wins

    Former Corona del Mar High standout Cierra Gaytan-Leach, now at the University of Texas, won in doubles over the weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Assn. summer circuit tournament at The Tennis Club Newport Beach. Gaytan-Leach, who will be a sophomore...
  • Wedded: Abby von Kelsch and Chad Omweg

    Wedded: Abby von Kelsch and Chad Omweg
    Wedding date: Feb. 16, 2013 Her story: Abby von Kelsch, 37, grew up in Stafford, Va. She works for Booz Allen Hamilton as a disaster consultant. Her mother, Linda, is a retired librarian and her father, Hank, is a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer who...
  • April Ross qualifies for London Olympics

    There will be two former Newport Harbor High volleyball standouts in the London Olympics. April Ross, who starred at Newport Harbor, and Jennifer Kessy have qualified for their first Olympics. They will join Misty May-Treanor, also of Newport Harbor, and...
  • Anae fulfills Olympic dream

    Anae fulfills Olympic dream
    LOS ANGELES — As the U.S. Olympic women's water polo team was named Thursday, Coach Adam Krikorian read off the names in alphabetical order. The first name was the former Corona del Mar High and USC standout, Tumua Anae. This led to a funny...
  • London Symphony to pretend to play for Olympics ceremony

    London Symphony to pretend to play for Olympics ceremony
    Musicians with the London Symphony Orchestra are reportedly going to have to pull a Milli Vanilli when they appear at the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in London. Reports from Britain state that the orchestra will mimic playing to...
  • Speraw returns to UCLA

    Speraw returns to UCLA
    The rumors that had circled him for a decade, formed more ominous clouds in the last 12 months and became tangible clues Monday night, were substantiated Tuesday, when UCLA announced it had hired John Speraw away from the UC Irvine men's volleyball...
  • Michael Phelps to swim in seven races at Olympic qualifying trials in Omaha

    Michael Phelps to swim in seven races at Olympic qualifying trials in Omaha
    Previewing what he might swim in his final Olympics in London, Michael Phelps has entered seven races in next week’s qualifying trials — including the exciting but exhausting 400-meter individual medley. The question of how the Baltimore...
  • Shanghai Film Fest: Tale of American boy in China wins prize

    Shanghai Film Fest: Tale of American boy in China wins prize
    "The Dragon Angel," the story of an American boy who saves a traditional Beijing home from destruction by his architect father and a Hong Kong developer working together to put up a skyscraper, was voted the most promising co-production in development...