| 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...
| 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...