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  • Harbor View Swim Team edges Newport Hills for SCSC crown

    Harbor View Swim Team edges Newport Hills for SCSC crown
    The Harbor View Swim Team came out on top, edging Newport Hills to win the South Coast Swim Conference Championships Saturday at Corona del Mar High. Harbor View Swim Team scored 1,605 points, just 25 more than second-place Newport Hills. Green Valley...
  • Surfing ban: Newport favors giving lifeguards more discretion over blackball time

    Surfing ban: Newport favors giving lifeguards more discretion over blackball time
    Newport Beach lifeguards could soon have more control over the time when surfing is prohibited along the city's beaches. The City Council indicated during a Tuesday afternoon study session that it favors allowing lifeguards to blackball, or prohibit,...
  • Swimmers go pier-to-pier in annual tradition

    Swimmers go pier-to-pier in annual tradition
    Hundreds of swimmers dived into the waves off Newport Beach on Saturday morning for the annual pier-to-pier swim. The open-ocean swimming challenge has been a tradition in the area for decades, but this year it was held in honor of Ben Carlson, the...
  • Statue of lifeguard Carlson, who died rescuing swimmer, wins Newport council's OK

    Statue of lifeguard Carlson, who died rescuing swimmer, wins Newport council's OK
    A stainless-steel likeness of Ben Carlson, the Newport Beach lifeguard who died while helping a struggling swimmer last summer, will soon stand watch over the coastline, reminding beachgoers to respect the ocean and the lifeguards who watch over them....
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...