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  • Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson

    Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson
    When beachgoers walk past the lifeguard headquarters at the Newport Pier, they soon will see the name of Ben Carlson, a lifeguard who drowned in July while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer. Carlson, a 15-year Newport Beach lifeguard, became the...
  • Study links small drain pipes to pollution at Newport's 'baby beaches'

    Small drain pipes carrying runoff from Newport Beach streets could be causing high fecal bacteria counts frequently detected in bay waters at so-called "baby beaches," according to a UC Irvine study. Bays often are home to baby beaches because the water...
  • Virgen's View: Peirsol perfect for Newport Harbor

    There are several great identifiers that accompany Aaron Peirsol. Five-time Olympic gold medalist. World-record holder in the 100- and 200-meter backstroke. World champion. Now add another label: high school boys' swim coach. That's right,...
  • Boys' Swimming: Aaron Peirsol named coach at Newport Harbor

    Boys' Swimming: Aaron Peirsol named coach at Newport Harbor
    Aaron Peirsol, the five-time Olympic gold medalist known as the Backstroke King, has been named the boys' varsity swim coach at his alma mater Newport Harbor High, Principal Sean Boulton announced Friday night. Peirsol, the world-record holder in the...
  • Boys' Water Polo Preview: Carpenter still going strong

    Boys' Water Polo Preview: Carpenter still going strong
    The last time that the Estancia High boys' water polo program had numbers like this, it was half a lifetime ago for Coach John Carpenter. There are 35 boys in the program this year. The Eagles have three levels — frosh-soph, junior varsity and...
  • Swimming: CdM girls earn big win

    Swimming: CdM girls earn big win
    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. On...
  • Swimming: Estancia girls break through

    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...
  • Swimming: All Robertson does is win

    Swimming: All Robertson does is win
    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...
  • High School Roundup: Connors breaks school record in 200 IM

    BOYS' SWIMMING 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...
  • Swimming: Costa Mesa's Connors fast at finals

    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...
  • High School Roundup: CdM's Popp breaks two school records

    GIRLS' SWIMMING CIF Southern Section Division 1 preliminaries RIVERSIDE — Corona del Mar High junior Meagan Popp set two school records Thursday at Riverside City College. Popp qualified fourth in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:49.77, breaking the...
  • Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Popp making waves for CdM

    Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week: Popp making waves for CdM
    Corona del Mar High girls' swimming Coach Doug Volding played poker on a recent night with his longtime friend, former El Toro water polo and swimming Coach Don Stoll. Volding and Stoll enjoy getting together to play poker. They go way back, as they...