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  • Water Polo: Gilchrist scores two in win

    Newport Harbor High and USC alumna Kaleigh Gilchrist scored twice Wednesday, helping the United States women's senior national water polo team defeat Australia, 8-6, at the FINA World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. The Americans beat Australia for the...
  • U.S. Open of Surfing rolls toward final weekend

    U.S. Open of Surfing rolls toward final weekend
    The competition has kicked up several notches and the field of competitors battling for titles has been whittled down at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, which reaches its climax this weekend at the Huntington Beach Pier. The nine-day event, which got...
  • Gilmour rallies for Gov Cup repeat

    Gilmour rallies for Gov Cup repeat
    Sam Gilmour simply smiled when he heard he was described as "hungry" to win the 48th Governor's Cup, by fellow finalist Nevin Snow after the semifinals on Friday at Balboa Yacht Club. Gilmour acted as if he was starving on Saturday, and feasted on a...
  • BYC tries to end 33-year Gov Cup drought

    BYC tries to end 33-year Gov Cup drought
    Skipper Ryan Davidson along with Brandon Folkman (middle) and Gregg Kent (bow) will attempt to end Balboa Yacht Club's 33-year drought to win the prestigious Governor's Cup starting Wednesday at noon, when the 47th annual youth regatta begins in Newport...
  • Governor's Cup: Perfect day for trio

    Governor's Cup: Perfect day for trio
    NEWPORT BEACH — For those who live in Newport Beach Wednesday's weather and scenery appeared to make for another day in paradise. The breezy conditions made it ideal for the sailors in the 47th annual Governor's Cup. You could say it was a perfect...
  • Governor's Cup: Week of fun, races

    NEWPORT BEACH — As the Governor's Cup sailors came into Balboa Yacht Club Thursday evening, they rushed to dock their boats and prepared to have some fun with a traditional event. They went on the water again for a Beer Can Regatta. There are...
  • Governor's Cup: BYC to battle for third

    NEWPORT BEACH — The best host Balboa Yacht Club can do is third place, after falling to a boat from Australia in the semifinals Saturday at the 47th Governor's Cup yacht race north of the Newport Pier. Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth,...
  • Royal Freshwater Bay wins Governor's Cup

    Royal Freshwater Bay wins Governor's Cup
    NEWPORT BEACH — While losing the first race in a best-of-five final of the 47th Governor's Cup, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth, Australia found a way to flip the script against Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Sunday. It might have...
  • Conlogue keeps it up, advances to semifinals at Vans US Open of Surfing

    Conlogue keeps it up, advances to semifinals at Vans US Open of Surfing
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — Three down, two to go for Courtney Conlogue. The 20-year-old Sage Hill School alumna took the next step forward in her title quest Saturday at the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing by winning her Women's quarterfinal heat. Conlogue...
  • Love, sailing & photos

    Love, sailing & photos
    When Mary Longpre filled out her photographer credential for the upcoming America's Cup, she submitted information about an important project. Longpre, a Newport Beach resident and a Balboa Yacht Club member, will be in the process of completing a...
  • Creativity, cans and charity at South Coast Plaza event

    Creativity, cans and charity at South Coast Plaza event
    The Festival of Children Foundation will bring international talent to its annual event at South Coast Plaza for the first time in its 12-year history. Team Adrenaline, a group of young gymnasts from Melbourne, Australia, will perform for shoppers at...
  • The Harbor Report: Catching up with some past cup racers

    During the next two weeks all eyes will be focused on the San Francisco Bay Area and the Americas Cup. I was fortunate to receive a press pass and plan on attending races Sept. 7 and 8. I decided to research and contact a number of Newport Beach...