| Jun 21, 2012
The Newport Hills Killer Whales Swim Team traveled south to the home of the Lake Forest II Dolphins Saturday, and if one did not realize it was a South Coast Swim Conference interleague dual meet, it could have been mistaken for the recent CIF Southern...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The tattoo on the inside of Diana Murphy's right foot means a lot.
At first glance, it might seem like an act of rebellion by a teenager. That couldn't be further from the truth.
The ink, which reads "Thar Gach Ni Eile," is instead a sign of solidarity....
| Jul 13, 2012
| 6:31 PM
This Saturday is the Battle of the Greenbelt between the Newport Hills Killer Whales Swim Team and the Harbor View Dolphins Swim Team. If you are a swimming fan on the Corona del Mar side of the bay, you usually attend this annual showdown.
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:48 PM
I was 12 years old in the summer of 1957 and had just finished the seventh grade.
My family lived on Costa Mesa's Eastside, not far from the Santa Ana Country Club.
I was too old to play in our front yard sprinklers. Conversely, I was not old enough...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 11:14 PM
There's no truth to the rumor that Brian Pajer has the Olympic Games rings tattooed across his chest. But if he did, it would be difficult to blame him.
Pajer was a two-time Big West Conference swimming coach of the year during his days as UC Irvine's...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:56 PM
The Newport Hills Killer Whales swim team defeated the Green Valley Dolphins to win the South Coast Swim Conference regular-season championship on July 21.
The trophy will continue to reside at the Newport Hills pool. The Killer Whales have now won six...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 7:48 PM
The 1,300 supporters of the Hoag Hospital Foundation fastened their seat belts last week for the Orange County premiere of"The Bourne Legacy."
Regal Entertainment Group and Universal Pictures generously donated the film for a foundation event chaired...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 11:39 PM
Loara def. Estancia
COSTA MESA — Anthony Pham had 14 digs for the Eagles in their 25-20, 27-25, 25-19 nonleague loss Friday.
Dylan Gaytan had 11 kills for Estancia (1-2).
Rancho Alamitos 101, Estnacia 61...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:24 PM
George Albert Watson III
Watson, George Albert III, 65, a long time resident of Newport Beach, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 2, 2012, surrounded by his wife and loving family. While earning a business degree at USC, George was the USC...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:33 PM
Reid Chase is constantly moving in the water on offense and defense, making things happen for the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team.
Catch him outside of the pool, and you'll see the mustache that the CdM senior is growing.
"I've just been...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:22 PM
A day after their season ended with the Corona del Mar High girls' volleyball team in the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 1-AA playoffs, seniors Kelsey Humphreys, Grace Kennedy and Alexis Cage signed with their future college teams on...
| May 5, 2010
Newport Harbor High senior Katie Jackson has committed to play water polo at UC Davis, the Aggies' athletic department recently announced.
Jackson, a first-team All-Sunset League selection, scored 37 goals with 33 assists and 32 steals to help the...