The collegiate athlete has not had an easy seven months since the coronavirus pandemic closed schools and canceled sports seasons.
With about five months left until the scheduled start for athletics, Orange Coast College’s women’s basketball team, alongside other sports, are uncertain when they’ll be allowed to return to the gym, let alone the court.
For decades, professional and premier collegiate athletes have used their platform to further social, political and communal change. Often overlooked, however, is the effect these boycotts, demands and protests have on amature athletes.
On August 24, Orange County officially celebrated Kobe Bryant Day, recognizing the late Lakers legend, as well as Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife Keri and daughter Alyssa who were among the nine killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26. The date, 8/24, was selecte…
It was a season many on the Pirates baseball team may want to forget, which should come easy when you consider the season never really happened.
The final series of the simulation sees Orange Coast College run into Riverside City College, an opponent below it in the rankings but one which is still threatening.
The Korean Baseball Organization is giving sports fans something to watch as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic and an absence of live sports.
Suffering three crumbling defeats to Saddleback, the Pirates would have had its hands full once again coming up against the Santa Ana Dons in its next series.
Bested by Cypress in its three games series, Coast returned to action against the (16-5) Saddleback Gauchos.
Coming in hot after closing out the Fullerton series and riding a two-game win streak, the Pirates next test is the formidable Cypress Chargers.
The series was set to get underway on March 17, and as the Pirates were coming off of an earlier series win, all indicators were pointing toward another set of victories against the struggling Fullerton Hornets.
Just two weeks ago the Orange Coast College Pirates baseball team would have finished its regular season. The team would have hoped to be preparing for another deep playoff run as it attempted to defend its title as the victors of the 2019 California Community College Baseball State Championship.
As the sports world waits impatiently for COVID-19 to ease, the thought running through everyone’s mind is not when sports will return, but how it will actually operate when it does.
The NFC North is a division where the favorite is hard to pin down. There’s of course the Packers, who were really good last year and didn’t lose much in the offseason. I think it probably has the best odds to win again but I’m not completely convinced.
The NFC East is a two-legged race right now. I don’t see either the Redskins or the Giants contending for at least another season. The two teams are both going through rebuilds, with the Giants more poised to foster a competitive roster in the coming seasons.
Kansas City Chiefs have a complete foothold over the AFC West, and I don't see that changing for at least another season. Patrick Mahomes is arguably the best quarterback in the league and has All-Pro talent surrounding him on offense with the likes of Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce.
The AFC South could easily be one of the most contested divisions next year. Only one team seems to be likely written out and that's the Jaguars — unless Gardner Minshew shows up next year — and in a big way.
Last year the AFC North was a one team show, with the Ravens running away with the division and finishing with the NFL’s best regular season record.
The AFC East is as open of a division as it gets with only one team cementing itself as a favorite to win the division coming in the form of the Bills. The other teams are filled with question marks which isn’t a particularly bad thing.
The highly anticipated ESPN “30 for 30” docuseries “The Last Dance” featuring Michael Jordan debuts Sunday at 9 p.m. EST, in a 10-part series that airs two episodes every week through May 17.
In a move to address college athletes’ needs and the suspension of spring sports on campuses across the country, the NCAA voted recently to grant an extra year of eligibility to all spring sport athletes affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Orange Coast College Sports Information Director Tony Altobelli received the Bud Nangle Award earlier this month for his professionalism following the death of his brother, OCC baseball coach John Altobelli.
Former Oregon Ducks head baseball coach George Horton has joined the Orange Coast College baseball coaching staff after the death of his long-time friend John Altobelli.
The XFL is making a comeback after its short stint on NBC in 2001. The alternate football league that airs during the NFL offseason, is owned by the CEO of the WWE Vince McMahon.
The Orange Coast College basketball program that includes men's and women’s teams have been experiencing a shortage of players, which is heavily affecting both teams' records and sustainability.
It was a night to forget for the San Francisco 49ers, and their faithful as they lost Super Bowl LIV to the Kansas City Chiefs 31-20 after having a double digit lead going into the fourth quarter.