| 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...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:13 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — Appropriately enough for a game four days before Christmas, the past, present and future of Corona del Mar High girls' water polo all came together Friday.
These weren't ghosts like in Charles Dickens' novel. There was no Tiny...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 8:50 PM
SANTA BARBARA — Want a sure-fire way to boost the confidence of a high school girls' water polo team?
Send them on the road, way north on Highway 101, to begin the season. Take away three of their starters for the weekend, girls regarded as some...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 10:10 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — Before what could have possibly been the last match of the season, the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team and coaching staff met.
The Sea Kings are a senior-heavy team, with 13 of them. They talked about their fears, and a...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Southern California caught NHL fever earlier this year. It was the first time that I've seen car flags, viewing parties, television news focus and large-scale excitement for hockey.
Had the Stanley Cup drive been a movie, it would have faded to black and...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:11 PM
LOS ANGELES — The six-on-five is supposed to be an advantageous situation in water polo.
But it was a weakness Tuesday for the Newport Harbor High boys' water polo team. And the host Loyola Cubs turned their man-down situations into a strength....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:24 PM
COSTA MESA — After his team defeated Saddleback by seven goals in the Grafton Weiss Memorial Tournament on Sept. 22, Costa Mesa High boys' water polo coach Justin Taylor said he expected a closer game in league.
Instead, what he got was an even...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:37 PM
HUNTINGTON BEACH — Rhetoric was in no short supply on the night of the first presidential debate.
The front runner in the Sunset League boys' water polo race? That was to be decided in the pool, where Newport Harbor High faced Los Alamitos.
| Oct 6, 2012
| 11:23 PM
IRVINE — The six-on-five was crisp out of the timeout for the Newport Harbor High boys' water polo team.
Mitch Mendoza passed it to Preston Lee, who found Dan Stevens for a strong shot and goal.
"It was Preston to the post, and slam dunk," Newport...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 7:42 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — The match could not have started much better for the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team.
The Sea Kings scored the first two goals and saw visiting Mater Dei's starting center defender foul out. They even allowed themselves...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 8:52 PM
LAKE FOREST — A potential game-tying shot ricocheted off the post with one second left to provide frustration for the Newport Harbor High boys' water polo team, while giving confidence to El Toro.
The final buzzer sounded and the Chargers earned...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 11:34 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — "Ro-bert! Ro-bert!"
Corona del Mar High students used the chant a couple of different times Saturday night in the Battle of the Bay boys' water polo match. Newport Harbor Coach Robert Lynn said he didn't mind it.