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  • Fragile Virginia can't overcome gaffes in humbling loss to Auburn

    Fragile Virginia can't overcome gaffes in humbling loss to Auburn
    From season's start to finish, Virginia was a fragile football team. Amid significant progress, the Cavaliers nearly stumbled against Indiana and Idaho — combined record 3-21 — and endured a 38-point beating from Virginia Tech in their...
  • UVa back in AP top 25 poll in men's basketball

    UVa back in AP top 25 poll in men's basketball
    After an absence of more than four calendar years, Virginia is back in the Associated Press men's basketball top 25 rankings. U.Va. (9-1) moved into the poll Monday at No. 24, behind only No. 5 North Carolina and No. 7 Duke among Atlantic Coast...
  • McDonald bound for Las Cruces

    Former Newport Harbor High quarterback Andrew McDonald, a two-time first-team all-conference performer the last two seasons at Santa Ana College, has committed to continue his football career at New Mexico State University, Sailors Coach Jeff Brinkley...
  • The moose days of summer

    Baseball in Alaska seems to make as much sense as snowboarding in the Bahamas, but don't tell that to Tony Cappuccilli. Cappuccilli is the head coach of the Anchorage Bucs, a collegiate summer league team that plays in the Alaska Baseball League,...
  • Strong swims from Swinney pace Spartans

    The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level. Briana Swinney (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2010) sophomore, San Jose State women's swimming and diving: The Spartans are on fire — winners of six straight dual meets —...
  • New Sun Belt commissioner makes pitch to current, prospective members

    New Sun Belt commissioner makes pitch to current, prospective members
     In the current climate of conference jumping, the Sun Belt chose veteran Karl Benson to try and hold the conference together and even expand it.  Benson, 60, who has been the WAC commissioner for the last 18 years and was the MAC commissioner for four...
  • Put-ting it together

    If Mesa Verde Country Club players need a taste of what Big Canyon Country Club is like, they need look no further than one of their own: Sally Holstein. Tuesday's 12th annual Jones Cup at Big Canyon will be a homecoming of sorts for Holstein, a former...
  • Curtis keeps local link strong

    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Matt Curtis stood before the 90 or so attendants of the Falcons Summer Baseball Camp at Stengel Field on Thursday morning and drew some oohs and aahs from his audience when sharing stories about traveling around the country with...
  • Hall a Top Gun quarterback

    Hall a Top Gun quarterback
    After only one season playing quarterback in a run-oriented offense, JSerra Catholic senior-to-be Jake Hall is swiftly establishing himself as one of the best quarterbacks in the state, perhaps the nation. And wait 'till you get a load of the Newport...
  • Volatile landscape not done shifting

    A college football fan recently rescued after two years on a deserted island — play along here — was asked to make this year's conference picks. He liked Nebraska in the Big 12, Boise State to win the Western Athletic and BYU and Utah to...
  • ACC move may help Syracuse commit James Washington with decision

    ACC move may help Syracuse commit James Washington with decision
    Winter Park defensive end James Washington committed to Syracuse in June when the Orangemen were a proud member of the Big East conference. Things change. Washington, who had 15 sacks for the Wildcats as a junior, is now committed to an ACC program. But...