| Dec 28, 2013
| 11:11 PM
There are obvious reasons why first-year Corona del Mar High girls' water polo coach Ross Sinclair would appreciate senior Annie Mortimer.
Mortimer has put in time at the lower levels of the program, building her way to the senior team captain status...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:28 PM
Wella Hartig, the mother of Aaron and Hayley Peirsol, smiles when she talks about the three spots she'll speak at within six days.
The Newport Beach YMCA, Newport Harbor High and Woollett Aquatic Center are meaningful sites to her, a chance for her to...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Tim Hanson, a Corona del Mar High student, played a big role in the Irvine-based Aquazot Swim Club breaking the 13-14 boys' national age-group record in the 400-yard medley relay at the Southern California Swimming Junior Olympics meet in Riverside last...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Joan Dan, 82; The Balboa Bay Mermaid
Joan Dan, a native of Newport Beach, passed away on Sunday, September 1st, 2013. Often in the paper for her swimming accomplishments, Joan was Newport Beach’s “Bathing Beauty” and the city’...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:18 PM
More than 300 kids ages 4-18 competed in the Harbor View Swim Team's "Aquaman" event two weeks ago.
The first meet of the season, an intrasquad competition, features all participants racing freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly, with the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:55 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — The Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team has been swimming a longer course in practice this week.
"We've been swimming 30 meters all week," senior Reid Chase said Wednesday night. "We're in the best shape of our lives right...
| May 18, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Top swims in high school swimming do not happen in a vacuum.
Take away University High junior Corey Okubo, and CdM junior Liam Karas would currently be the Orange County record-holder in the 200-yard individual medley.
Of course, take away Okubo and...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:38 PM
According to Tom Salata, the Serbian Christmas is on Jan. 7, because all Serbian religious holidays are still on the Gregorian calendar. "We celebrate it in honor of our parents," he added. Host for the luncheon were the Salata brothers, Paul, Jon, Tom...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Orange County environmental health officials warned local swimmers this week to avoid contact with ocean water, especially in spots close to storm drains, creeks and rivers.
A rain advisory is in effect for the entire Orange County coast, including...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:22 PM
Ally McCormick's status seemed in doubt prior to her senior year with the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team.
Consider that water polo is really a year-long sport at CdM, with night leagues in the spring and fall and various tournaments in the...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:15 PM
If you were at the Sunset League swim finals at Newport Harbor High last week and you did a double take because you thought you saw Aaron Peirsol, well, that's because you did.
Aaron is back in Newport Beach. If you see him please welcome him as for the...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:11 PM
RIVERSIDE — Costa Mesa High senior Kellie Thorsness could say she was twice in the pool for history during Thursday night's CIF Southern Section Division 3 swimming championships.
The main attraction in the girls' 50- and 100-yard freestyles was...