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  • 'We never think we're going to go to work and die'

    'We never think we're going to go to work and die'
    Newport Beach lifeguard Ben Carlson was manning a rescue boat Sunday evening when he got a call that a swimmer was struggling to get back to shore near 16th Street. The 6- to 8-foot swell, slightly larger than waves traditionally seen in that area of...
  • Three swimmers saved from rip current

    A Newport Beach resident caught a dramatic ocean rescue on video Monday afternoon when a lifeguard saved three young swimmers from a rip current and waves that could have smashed them into a jetty. Joe Bowerbank went to the beach to watch the powerful...
  • 'Swim out' pays tribute to lifeguard

    'Swim out' pays tribute to lifeguard
    Members of the Pier Club brave the chilly ocean waters at the Newport Beach Pier every Wednesday morning to swim and then eat breakfast together before work. The weekly "swim outs" have become a tradition for the group of lifeguards and Newport Beach...
  • Swimming: All Robertson does is win

    Swimming: All Robertson does is win
    All she does is win, win, win, no matter what. Newport Harbor High senior Marissa Robertson can relate to that DJ Khaled song. This year in the pool, she has been unbeatable for the Sailors girls' swim team. Robertson has won all of her individual...
  • Virgen: Aaron Peirsol to start work as Newport Beach lifeguard on Saturday

    Virgen: Aaron Peirsol to start work as Newport Beach lifeguard on Saturday
    Newport Harbor High inducted its inaugural class into its Hall of Fame in a special ceremony Thursday in the school's Main Theater. There was one Backstroke King missing from the 10 former student-athletes who were honored. But Aaron Peirsol wasn't...
  • Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Lin a student of the game

    Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Lin a student of the game
    Tyler Lin does not just pursue perfection in the pool. In a way, he is the definition of a scholar-athlete. The Corona del Mar High junior said he has gotten straight A's throughout high school, and middle school for that matter. He had a 4.6 grade-...
  • High School Roundup: Connors breaks school record in 200 IM

    BOYS' SWIMMING CIF Division 3 preliminaries RIVERSIDE — Costa Mesa High senior Tyler Connors broke the school record in the 200-yard individual medley Wednesday night at Riverside City College. Connors completed the race in 1 minute, 57.92...
  • Swimming: Costa Mesa's Connors fast at finals

    RIVERSIDE — Tyler Connors' sparkling prep swimming career at Costa Mesa High ended with a bit of frustration Thursday night at the CIF Southern Section Division 3 finals. Connors was not particularly happy with his 100-yard backstroke, in which he...
  • High School Roundup: CdM's Popp breaks two school records

    GIRLS' SWIMMING CIF Southern Section Division 1 preliminaries RIVERSIDE — Corona del Mar High junior Meagan Popp set two school records Thursday at Riverside City College. Popp qualified fourth in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.77, breaking the...
  • Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Popp making waves for CdM

    Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Popp making waves for CdM
    Corona del Mar High girls' swimming Coach Doug Volding played poker on a recent night with his longtime friend, former El Toro water polo and swimming Coach Don Stoll. Volding and Stoll enjoy getting together to play poker. They go way back, as they...
  • Boys' Swimming: Lin a champion for CdM

    Boys' Swimming: Lin a champion for CdM
    RIVERSIDE — Tyler Lin did not lose a high school boys' swimming race all season. The Corona del Mar High junior was always first on the scoreboard, but not always in terms of showing emotion. Before Lin's 100-yard breaststroke championship final...
  • Girls' Swimming: CdM finishes fifth

    Girls' Swimming: CdM finishes fifth
    RIVERSIDE — The 200-yard medley relay, with four different strokes, takes a lot of talent to swim fast. The Corona del Mar High girls' swimming team, then, made quite a statement in the opening race of Saturday night's CIF Southern Section...