| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:36 PM
The Orange County Youth Sports Foundation honored/roasted hockey great Teemu Selanne as its Sportsman of the Year Thursday night at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach.
The OCYSF folks just might still be trying to crack jokes and praising him as you read...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:16 PM
COSTA MESA — With nothing but sixth-graders on its roster, The Pegasus School fifth- and sixth-grade boys' gold division team feels that it can make a run at this year's Daily Pilot Cup.
The Thunder certainly made a statement on the opening day of...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:33 PM
LOS ALAMITOS — Goalie Tumua Anae, a former Corona del Mar High standout, recorded six saves to help the U.S. women's water polo team defeat Canada, 11-7, in the Americans' first match since winning gold at the 2012 Olympics, during the first day...
| May 16, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The trip from Corona del Mar High to Ojai's Libbey Park is only about 124 miles. If you don't hit too much traffic, you can get there in about two hours.
CdM juniors Carson Williams and Josh Kliger were two tennis players who didn't mind making that...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:41 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — The Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team saw any chance for momentum heading into the CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoffs slipping away.
The Sea Kings trailed Los Alamitos by three goals late in the first half of Friday...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 8:31 PM
IRVINE — Quarterfinals, semifinals, third-place match, championship match. It doesn't really matter.
The last two seasons, the Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor High girls' water polo teams have always found a way to meet up in a tournament.
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:57 PM
LAGUNA BEACH — The day before a big nonleague match against Laguna Beach High, Newport Harbor senior girls' water polo player Carolyn Smith wanted to talk to Coach Bill Barnett.
Smith asked for more playing time. Barnett listened.
| Jan 26, 2013
| 7:45 PM
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — The Newport Harbor High girls' water polo team had to put up with the elements on a rainy and foggy Saturday afternoon at Santa Margarita High.
Putting up with Santa Margarita senior center Emily Loughlin, who plays on the...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:16 PM
IRVINE — Newport Harbor High senior Curtis Fink has never been known for backing down from a physical game of water polo.
On Saturday night at Northwood High, Fink and Sailors teammate Dan Stevens got a chance to show their skills against not high...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 11:30 PM
GOLETA — Maybe they should build a statue of the fictional boxer Rocky Balboa on the pool deck at Newport Harbor High.
The Sailors girls' water polo team has shown time and time again that it doesn't mind being considered the underdog. The team...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:37 PM
COSTA MESA — Aubry Hill shined Wednesday for the Costa Mesa High girls' water polo team, but it was her actions from months before that helped ensure the Mustangs would be victorious in the Battle for the Bell.
Hill got more serious about water...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 9:10 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Santa Margarita High senior Emily Loughlin is a known quantity in high school water polo circles.
Newport Harbor sophomore Rachel Whitelegge? Maybe not so much.
But that won't be true for long.
Whitelegge more than held her own...