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  • 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 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: 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: 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Boys' Water Polo: Sinclair takes over at alma mater

    Boys' Water Polo: Sinclair takes over at alma mater
    Newport Harbor High had to look less than five miles away, even less than that as the crow flies, to find its next boys' water polo head coach. Ross Sinclair never seemed that far away, even as he led the Corona del Mar girls' program the last two...
  • Commentary: Preserve blackball at Wedge but not at 44th St.

    I remember my first surfboard. It was a beat-up piece of brown foam and fiberglass. The foam was exposed on the nose and on the tail, so calling it waterlogged would be an understatement. I was 12 years old. Growing up surfing in Huntington Beach, I...
  • College Roundup: OCC men's volleyball advances to state semifinals

    MEN'S VOLLEYBALL Orange Coast def. Long Beach City Adrian Faitalia finished with 28 kills, leading the host Pirates to the semifinals of the California Community College Athletic Assn. playoffs with a 25-19, 25-18, 22-25, 25-16 win against Long Beach...
  • Commentary: Newport should maintain current `blackball' regulations

    Re. "Newport surfers may get a break with 'blackball' reduction," (April 9): Newport Beach's Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission's misguided recommendation to allow hardboard surfing to mix with boogie boarders, body surfers and swimmers in the ocean...
  • College Roundup: UCI women's water polo clinches Big West title

    WOMEN'S WATER POLO UC Irvine 7, Long Beach State 2 LONG BEACH — Junior McKenna Mitchell scored three goals to help the visiting Anteaters clinch the outright Big West Conference regular-season title on Thursday. No. 5-ranked UCI (18-7, 4-1 in...