Athlete of the Week

Football Player of the Week: Younger Laurent wears many hats for Eagles

Football Player of the Week: Younger Laurent wears many hats for Eagles

The Estancia High football team has four sets of brothers. The Laurents, the Browns, the O'Dalys and the Barrioses make up 21% of the 42-man roster.

Girls' Tennis: Gerdau, Sharf keep winning for CdM

Girls' Tennis: Gerdau, Sharf keep winning for CdM

In one year, Riley Gerdau has made the switch from sacrificial lamb to tiger on the prowl for the Corona del Mar High girls' tennis team.

Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: William-Mensah Estancia's all-time best female sprinter

Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: William-Mensah Estancia's all-time best female sprinter

The first three days of the month Persis William-Mensah took part in a musical. She played a cheerleader in Estancia High's staging of "High...

Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Popp making waves for CdM

Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Popp making waves for CdM

Corona del Mar High girls' swimming Coach Doug Volding played poker on a recent night with his longtime friend, former El Toro water polo...

Golf: CdM's Furey finds his game

Golf: CdM's Furey finds his game

If you talked with Hale Furey three years ago as a freshman, he gave you the impression that he would rather golf at Corona del Mar High.

Swimming: Samudro can fly for CdM

Swimming: Samudro can fly for CdM

Some people freaked out last week when the temperatures approached 100 degrees in Newport Beach.

Lacrosse: Escher etches name in NHHS record book

Lacrosse: Escher etches name in NHHS record book

Coach Mark Todd used to have two nicknames for Kole Escher, "Goal" Escher and "Cold" Escher.

Swimming: All Robertson does is win

Swimming: All Robertson does is win

All she does is win, win, win, no matter what.

Track: Keith climbs to the top

Track: Keith climbs to the top

Spencer Keith used to be a serious rock climber. With no rock climbing team at Corona del Mar High, Keith ran.

CdM believes in 'Bean'

CdM believes in 'Bean'

Go to a Corona del Mar High girls' lacrosse game, and you probably won't hear the name "Sabrina" uttered once by any of the Sea Kings.

McCord goes high to break school record

McCord goes high to break school record

Down the street from where CJ McCord used to compete in track and field and Darrien Burwell used to coach the sport, the two met at a coffee...

Kline ready to end with a bang

Kline ready to end with a bang

Kacie Kline seems to perfectly fit into her different roles on the Corona del Mar High girls' lacrosse team.

Perrier, Byers getting the job done

Perrier, Byers getting the job done

Earlier this week, an Edison High tennis player asked Newport Harbor seniors Sean Perrier and Garrett Byers if they were twins.

Daily Pilot High School Athlete of the Week: Sailors' Cruz rediscovers confidence

Daily Pilot High School Athlete of the Week: Sailors' Cruz rediscovers confidence

Mariah Cruz all but gave up on softball. The sport she began playing age 5 no longer played a vital role in her life.

Palmer a scoring machine for Sailors

Palmer a scoring machine for Sailors

The biggest crowd in years showed up to Tuesday's Newport Harbor High girls' lacrosse game at Davidson Field.

Martino wants CdM to improve

Martino wants CdM to improve

Joey Martino spent his first year with the Corona del Mar High boys' volleyball team sidelined with a back brace. He wore two, a plastic one...

Hinkle reaping the benefits for Eagles

Hinkle reaping the benefits for Eagles

Estancia High senior Kelly Hinkle said her softball pitching three years ago was "bad."

Vetrovec has big league dreams

Vetrovec has big league dreams

Shaun Vetrovec's game ended on Friday, and he joined the rest of his Newport Harbor High teammates on the bus. They waited for their coach,...

Tam a CdM point of emphasis

Tam a CdM point of emphasis

Kelly Tam fell in love with basketball at a young age, but you can't play basketball without a hoop.

Moya's hat trick: hair, nickname and shot

Moya's hat trick: hair, nickname and shot

Chris Moya has arguably the best hair, the best nickname and the best shot on the Estancia High boys' soccer team. Coach Robert Castellano...

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