| 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...
| May 27, 2012
| 5:17 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — On this day, the power play was working for the U.S. men's water polo national team.
In roughly two months, Team USA hopes to make an Olympic power play on an even bigger stage in London.
Momentum could be gained from a good result...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:33 PM
This summer, the Stanley Cup has been on quite an adventure.
It's been a big sippy cup for chocolate milk, traveled in a boat across the waters of Slovenia's Lake Bled and visited Russia, to name a few.
But on Tuesday, NHL's storied trophy made an...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Corona del Mar High product Sam Mikulak and the other four members of the United States Olympic team finished a disappointing fifth in the men's gymnastics team final contested Monday in London.
The Americans were plagued by mistakes on the pommel...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Former UC Irvine All-American Ryan Bailey scored three goals to help lead the U.S. men's water polo team to a hard-fought, 10-8 win over Romania in group play at the Olympics in London on Tuesday.
Bailey, a center, drew the Americans even at 5-5 on an...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Misty May-Treanorhad her first taste of Olympic defeat since 2000 on Wednesday, but she and partner Kerri Walsh Jennings rallied for a 17-21, 21-8, 15-10 triumph over Doris and Stefanie Schwaiger of Austria in women's beach volleyball Group C action....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Newport Harbor High product April Ross and her partner, Jennifer Kessy, outlasted a team from Spain to complete Group D play undefeated in women's beach volleyball on Thursday.
Ross and Kessy posted a 21-19, 19-21, 19-17 triumph over Baquerizo McMillan...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 8:28 PM
The U.S. women's volleyball team will try to earn the country's first Olympic gold medal in the indoor version of the sport on Saturday, when the top-ranked Americans face No. 2-ranked Brazil in the gold-medal match at 10:30 a.m. (PT) at Earls Court in...
| 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....