| 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 26, 2012
| 11:20 PM
COSTA MESA — Costa Mesa High senior Wyatt Ferris faced a bit of adversity at the start of Wednesday's Orange Coast League boys' water polo opener against cross-town rival Estancia.
Ferris picked up his second exclusion late in the first quarter....
| 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...
| 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...