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  • '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...
  • 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-...
  • 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,...
  • Briefs: Kapana stars as USA advances to semis

    Newport Harbor High incoming senior Carlee Kapana made 19 saves in goal as the U.S. women's youth national water polo team topped the Netherlands, 6-4, on Friday in the quarterfinals of the FINA Youth World Championships in Madrid, Spain. CdM incoming...
  • 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...