| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:23 AM
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....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:49 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:41 PM
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.
| May 1, 2014
| 12:53 AM
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...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:55 AM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:44 PM
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...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:01 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 1:20 AM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:06 PM
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...
| May 17, 2014
| 9:30 PM
RIVERSIDE — Tyler Lin did not lose a high school boys' swimming race all season.
The Corona del Mar High junior was always first on the scoreboard, but not always in terms of showing emotion. Before Lin's 100-yard breaststroke championship final...
| May 17, 2014
| 11:56 PM
RIVERSIDE — The 200-yard medley relay, with four different strokes, takes a lot of talent to swim fast.
The Corona del Mar High girls' swimming team, then, made quite a statement in the opening race of Saturday night's CIF Southern Section...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Newport Harbor High School has announced its inaugural class of the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame.
The first class features 10 alumni and five faculty.
The alumni are Al Irwin, George James, Greg and Dr. Barbara Smith MacGillivray, Frank...