| Sep 21, 2010
| 11:02 PM
LONG BEACH — With 24 total exclusions called, the game was physical from the start.
Corona del Mar High boys' water polo coach Barry O'Dea expected as much in his team's nonleague game against Long Beach Wilson.
"You play Long Beach in Long...
| Sep 25, 2010
| 9:49 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The second Battle of the Bay in less than 24 hours took place Saturday afternoon at Newport Harbor High.
The attendance was a fraction of what it was the night before, and there was maybe not as much on the line. Still, the...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 10:09 PM
UC Irvine baseball pitcher Evan Brock, who went 6-4 with a 3.14 earned-run average as a freshman in 2010 and limited opponents to a .162 batting average, is out indefinitely after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right throwing shoulder,...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 11:44 PM
Both feature a rectangular playing surface.
The main goal of both is to get a round ball into a net.
Newport Harbor High senior Chris Whitelegge got used to juggling basketball and water polo in his first couple of years with the Sailors.
| Oct 5, 2010
| 9:22 PM
COSTA MESA —Jeffrey Hubbard leaned over to Frank Albers, father of Costa Mesa senior football lineman Andrew Albers.
"You're a big guy," Hubbard, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Superintendent, said before the ribbon cutting at the...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 7:14 PM
Back in the day, whenever my Long Beach Wilson water polo team played (and usually beat, by the way) a high school from Newport-Mesa, early the next morning I'd drive down to Orange County to pick up the Daily Pilot.
This newspaper covered (and still...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 11:07 PM
IRVINE — Los Alamitos rallied from a three-goal deficit in the final 5:49 of regulation to force overtime, then earn a 10-9 victory in the championship game of the S&R Sport Cup boys' water polo tournament Saturday at Irvine High.
| Oct 11, 2010
| 10:07 PM
Newport Harbor High football coach Jeff Brinkley is stewing lately after two consecutive losses, but the mention of former Sailors' quarterback Andrew McDonald is sure to soften Brinkley's competitive scowl.
McDonald, the Newport-Mesa Offensive Player...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 11:15 PM
COSTA MESA — Junior Derek Andrews scored on a lob shot from five meters out with three seconds left to lift the Estancia High boys' water polo team to a 9-8 Orange Coast league win over visiting Saddleback Wednesday.
Senior Charlie Umansky led...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 11:08 PM
It was a scary moment on the pool deck for all involved.
This week, the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team is moving forward.
CdM has decided not to discipline a boys' water polo player after an incident during the team's Pacific Coast League...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 11:17 PM
The first thing you'll notice about Farrel South is his shot.
It stands out in a water polo match, on the high school level or at the next level. And that's just from the bleachers — imagine how fast it must seem in the water as the ball speeds by...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 9:25 PM
CIF seedings will be on the line Wednesday night at the Newport Harbor High pool, as well as the outright lead in the race for the Sunset League title.
On a more basic level, though, the 7:10 p.m. showdown between the Newport Harbor and Los Alamitos...