| Dec 29, 2012
| 8:46 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — If the Newport Harbor High girls' water polo team is leading headed to the fourth quarter, junior goalie Cleo Harrington waits for the words from Coach Bill Barnett.
He said them again Saturday afternoon, going into the fourth...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:40 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The Newport Harbor High girls' water polo team went into its Sunset League opener against Edison on Wednesday night as a big favorite.
The Sailors are ranked No. 3 in CIF Southern Section Division 1 and the Chargers are No. 8....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:00 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — Stephania Haralabidis was excluded twice Friday morning for the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team.
Each time, the senior sped back into the playing area after the 20 seconds was up. Each time, she scored in transition....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Tyler Maloney, a Corona del Mar High senior, will be featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces In The Crowd," section in the Dec. 24 issue of the magazine for his stellar play in hockey.
Maloney, who also plays on the CdM baseball team, recorded his...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:51 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — The game was played in the pool Friday night, but it ended in a football score.
It wasn't really the result the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team wanted.
CdM suffered a surprisingly lopsided loss in its home pool,...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 7:32 PM
IRVINE — Growing up, Kaleigh Gilchrist always was known as the two-sport star.
She was a surfer, and she was a water polo player. She was great with a board and a big wave, or with a No. 15 cap on her dome in the pool.
Gilchrist, the former...
| 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...