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  • 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-...
  • 2 stranded swimmers rescued near Newport's Wedge

    2 stranded swimmers rescued near Newport's Wedge
    Officials rescued two stranded swimmers near the Wedge in Newport Beach Wednesday where the largest waves seen in the past decade were expected. Waves up to 25 feet struck the beach on the second day of a four-day high surf advisory for Orange, Los...
  • Newport's Wedge lives up to its reputation: 1 hurt in thundering surf

    Newport's Wedge lives up to its reputation: 1 hurt in thundering surf
    A day with big surf in Newport Beach is like a snow day in New England, Newport Beach Deputy Police Chief David McGill explained. Residents near the tip of Balboa Peninsula hunker down or get out of town in anticipation of the throngs of surfers,...
  • Ocean still a potential danger for swimmers

    Ocean still a potential danger for swimmers
    Massive waves from Tropical Storm Marie could contribute to dangerous conditions on local beaches, even after swells dissipate. Stronger-than-normal rip currents caused by storm conditions will likely be present at local beaches for the next two weeks,...
  • Running: Matt McElroy near a transition

    Running: Matt McElroy near a transition
    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...
  • Harbor View Swim Team takes third at conference finals

    Harbor View Swim Team takes third at conference finals
    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,...
  • Youth Swim: Newport Hills dominates at South Coast Swim Conference finals

    Youth Swim: Newport Hills dominates at South Coast Swim Conference finals
    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....
  • Peirsol misses the cut

    This time, Aaron Peirsol doesn't get a second chance at defending a backstroke gold medal at the Pan Pacific Championships. The Newport Harbor High product on Friday could not depend on a U.S. teammate to reach the finals in his second backstroke event...
  • CdM's Liao Masterful once again

    LONG BEACH — Corona del Mar High senior Michael Liao won the title in the 100-yard breaststroke at the CIF Southern Section Masters Swimming and Diving Championships Tuesday night at Belmont Plaza. Liao, who had won the Division I title in the...
  • CdM polo stars commit

    They were the senior co-captains for the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team this year, and they've made their college decisions. Victoria Kent and Margot Money are keeping it all in the family. Kent is headed to UCLA for water polo, she said...
  • Athletic Awards

    Beau Attyah Corona del Mar The catcher proved to be a consistent force on defense and also provided a punch on offense. With his 3.7 grade-point average, he helped the baseball team earn a CIF Southern Section Academic Team Award. He holds the school...
  • Youth Scene: Killer Whales dominate

    The Newport Hills Swim Team's Killer Whales dominated the Pacific Sands Penguins of Huntington Beach with a resounding 8820-390 victory in a South Coast Swim Conference meet July 10. Newport Hills won all but one of the 23 relay events, and the under-...