| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:25 PM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:43 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:56 PM
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...
| May 24, 2014
| 11:50 PM
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-...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:58 AM
There are many races, and even workout sessions, that Matt McElroy has learned from. But there was one, back in December 2009 that sticks out and provided him with a great deal of confidence. And, he didn't even win.
McElroy, a former standout runner...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:12 PM
The Harbor View Swim Team, the "Mighty, Mighty, Dolphins," finished their season with a third-place finish at the South Coast Swim Conference finals Saturday.
Newport Hills Swim Team won the SCSC finals with 1,705.5. Green Valley came in second with 1,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:23 AM
The Newport Hills Swim Team, known as the Killer Whales, topped the field and won the South Coast Swim Conference championship swim meet on Saturday.
The meet, that took place at the NHST pool, included the top swimmers from six area swim teams....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:41 PM
IRVINE — Do not underestimate the girls' water polo contingent on the Corona del Mar High girls' swim team.
Two weeks ago it was junior Grace Morgan stepping in on the "A" relays, helping CdM win the Battle of the Bay for another year.
| May 1, 2014
| 12:53 AM
Estancia High senior Nikkie Blinn could feel Costa Mesa junior Lauren Smith breathing down her neck.
Blinn and Smith were perhaps the two best girls' water polo players in the city of Costa Mesa last winter. But they were battling in the anchor leg of...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:55 AM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:44 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:01 PM
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...