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Swimming

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  • 10 young swimmers, 2 trapped teens rescued by Newport lifeguards

    Newport Beach lifeguards rescued 10 young swimmers when strong currents pulled them away from the shore on Memorial Day. Some members of the group panicked as the current pulled them toward deeper water around 12:20 p.m., according to Newport Beach Fire...
  • Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees

    Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees
    The seeds for becoming an award-winning writer were planted at Newport Harbor High for Maria Arena Bell. Some of her best memories at the school where she graduated in 1981 came from Fabian Giroux, an Advanced Placement Art History teacher, one of...
  • CdM's Lin, NHHS quartet earn second-place finishes at CIF state swim finals

    FRESNO — Corona del Mar High senior Tyler Lin and the Newport Harbor quartet of senior Dominik Folkner, senior Hayden Hemmens, junior Sawyer Farmer and senior Jason Trzeciecki grabbed second-place finishes at the CIF Swim & Diving State...
  • High School swimming: Locals advance at CIF state prelims

    FRESNO — Corona del Mar High senior Tyler Lin tied for first in qualifying for the 100-yard breaststroke in preliminaries Friday at Clovis West High. Lin, the two-time CIF Southern Section Division 1 champion in the event, finished in 55.03...
  • High School Swimming: CdM girls place fourth at CIF finals

    RIVERSIDE — Eva Merrell and Meagan Popp seemingly did it all for the Corona del Mar High girls' swim team this season. When the dust settled Saturday night at Riverside City College, Merrell and Popp combined to own seven of eight team...
  • Boys' Swimming: Lin goes back-to-back

    RIVERSIDE — Tyler Lin won the 100-yard breaststroke for the second straight year Saturday night at the CIF Southern Section Division 1 swimming finals. Later on, after the meet ended, the Princeton-bound senior and his CdM teammates laughed as...
  • Lin headlines CIF State swim entries

    Corona del Mar High senior swimmer Tyler Lin already can call himself a two-time CIF Southern Section Division 1 champion in the 100-yard breaststroke. The first CIF State Swimming & Diving Championships, a two-day meet that runs Friday and Saturday...
  • High School Swim: CdM's Popp, Merrell put on a show

    IRVINE — Corona del Mar High freshman Eva Merrell danced on the blocks and mouthed the words to the Taylor Swift song, "Blank Space." This might not seem to be the scene for a record-setting 400-yard freestyle relay. But Merrell and her...
  • High School Roundup: Sage boys' swim wins league title

    BOYS' SWIMMING Academy League finals LA PALMA — Sage Hill won the team title on Thursday at Kennedy High. Taras Polakoff won the butterfly (54.92) and backstroke (56.14) for the Lightning, who also won medley relay with Ethan Vovan, Harry Miller,...
  • High School Swimming: Popp showing finishing kick for CdM

    High School Swimming: Popp showing finishing kick for CdM
    The 200-yard individual medley is a difficult event in high school swimming because it requires proficiency in all four strokes, the butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. Becoming the school record holder in that event at a school known for...
  • High School Swimming: NHHS boys impress

    RIVERSIDE — When Newport Harbor High boys' swimming coach Aaron Peirsol thinks of his first year coaching his alma mater, he said it has been very rewarding. Peirsol, the five-time Olympic gold medalist, got to see one of his school records fall...
  • Szabo: CdM's Popp, Merrell not going to state swim meet

    The first CIF State Swimming & Diving Championships are taking place May 22-23 at Clovis West High, but you can count out some of the top swimmers in Newport-Mesa. Corona del Mar High senior Meagan Popp and freshman Eva Merrell said Friday that they...