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  • Virgen: Sinclair, Peirsol here to save the day

    It's not too often when a coach gets in my face and expresses such anger that I think a physical fight would ensue. But that's what happened in May of 2012 when then-Newport Harbor High boys' water polo coach Robert Lynn didn't take a liking to a...
  • High School Roundup: Merrell breaks CdM girls' swim record in 100 free

    GIRLS' SWIM Eva Merrell set a new Corona del Mar High record in the 100-yard freestyle in her win against Beckman. She finished in 50.86, which broke the former record set by Stephania Haralabidis in 2013. — Costa Mesa 121, Saddleback 42...
  • High School Roundup: CdM boys' swim takes down Northwood

    BOYS' SWIMMING Corona del Mar 92, Northwood 78 IRVINE — Brothers Justin and Tim Hanson both won events for the Sea Kings in Wednesday's Pacific Coast League meet on the road. Justin won the 100-yard butterfly (21.20) and was second in the 200...
  • High School Swimming: CdM sweeps Battle

    High School Swimming: CdM sweeps Battle
    Coming off a big Pacific Coast League win at Northwood on Wednesday, the Corona del Mar High boys' and girls' swim teams did not have much time to recuperate. A new day brought a new challenge. The Sea Kings traveled to Newport Harbor on Thursday for...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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: 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...