| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:40 PM
ANAHEIM — The six remaining seniors in uniform for the UC Irvine women's basketball team played their final three games in socks that displayed the skyline of their native region. It was a fitting gesture for an Anteaters' team that played, by any...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:45 PM
ANAHEIM — This was not the kind of history UC Irvine had in mind. But for the first time in 39 Big West Conference men's basketball tournaments, the Anteaters became the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 7 seed.
The 61-58 setback to Cal Poly San...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:27 PM
SANTA ANA — Kaleigh Gilchrist is about seven months removed from winning the top prize in college women's water polo. Last May, the Newport Harbor High alumna helped USC win the NCAA Division 1 title.
But now, Gilchrist is playing at an even...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:08 PM
When does one stop using adjectives like "young" and "inexperienced" to describe a team?
That time already may have passed for the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team.
Other CIF Southern Section Division 1 squads better start using words like...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:02 PM
SANTA ANA — It took nine players, seven games and 112 goals for Costa Mesa Aquatics Club to prove itself on a national stage.
Oh yeah, and one gold-medal effort.
The program is making its first appearance at the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:49 PM
MISSION VIEJO — One thing most people have noticed about Cleo Harrington is that she tends to play her best in the biggest moments.
In 2011-12, she stepped in as a sophomore and helped the Newport Harbor High girls' water polo team win the CIF...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:34 PM
The Orange County Youth Sports Foundation will honor Teemu Selanne as the 2013 Sportsman of the Year during its 40th annual banquet at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach on Aug. 22.
Selanne is the first National Hockey League player the Orange County...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:17 PM
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — They came, they saw and they conquered.
In the process, members of the CdM Aquatics 18-and-under girls' team won gold medals.
Nobody could stop CdM in the classic division at the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics. CdM...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:23 PM
IRVINE — Carly Christian is used to being called the underdog.
She heard it often during her last two years at Newport Harbor High. That didn't stop her from helping lead the Sailors to the 2012 CIF Southern Section Division 1 title, and a...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:13 PM
LAKE FOREST — The message was not exactly new, but Newport Harbor High girls' water polo coach Bill Barnett gave it to his girls anyway before Saturday's nonleague game at El Toro.
Barnett told his players that he wanted to see them play good...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:19 PM
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — Corona del Mar High sophomore Maddie Musselman managed to score a key goal, get a key steal and frustrate her head coach — all within the final minute of the game.
The first two actions were key in helping the Sea...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 11:33 PM
A shocking development took place Saturday afternoon at Newport Harbor High.
For the first time in three years, the Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar girls' water polo teams did not meet each other in a high school tournament.
The teams that have...