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  • NHHS swimmers excited about new coach Peirsol

    NHHS swimmers excited about new coach Peirsol
    Thursday's Newport Harbor High boys' swim practice appeared to be a simple and standard early-season workout. But there's hardly anything simple or normal about a five-time Olympic gold medalist pacing the pool deck and directing distances needed....
  • Morgan helps CdM carry on tradition

    Morgan helps CdM carry on tradition
    Two of the toughest sports to play are arguably water polo and rugby. Don't tell that to the Morgan kids. Corona del Mar High senior Grace Morgan plays water polo, as does her sophomore sister Kelly. As for the youngest sibling, eighth-grader Morgan...
  • Szabo: Water polo coach Barnett will be missed

    Szabo: Water polo coach Barnett will be missed
    The sun was setting just before 6 p.m. Wednesday, as Newport Harbor High girls' water polo Coach Bill Barnett used a walker to make his way to the southeast corner of the right course at Irvine's Woollett Aquatics Center. A crowd gathered as Barnett,...
  • Girls' Water Polo: Sailors fall to Foothill

    Girls' Water Polo: Sailors fall to Foothill
    IRVINE — Newport Harbor High girls' water polo Coach Bill Barnett, slumped down over his walker, was asked Wednesday evening how he felt. In a 49-year coaching career at Newport Harbor, Barnett was never known for his long answers. This time,...
  • Girls' Water Polo: Laguna too strong for CdM

    Girls' Water Polo: Laguna too strong for CdM
    IRVINE — The Laguna Beach High girls' water polo team can out-race opponents on the counterattack. Try to take that away, and the Breakers can also out-physical you. Go ahead and try to come up with a game plan to beat them. Dozens of teams...
  • Girls' Water Polo: Sailors hang on against San Marcos, 5-4

    Senior goalkeeper Carlee Kapana smiles just thinking about the words that she sometimes hears from Newport Harbor High girls' water polo Coach Bill Barnett. "There's this quote that he gives me before a super-intense game," Kapana said. "He's like,...
  • Girls' water polo: CdM win is Grace-full

    Girls' water polo: CdM win is Grace-full
    It was easy for members of the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team to think about tradition Saturday afternoon. They could glance to the sidelines and see former Coach Aaron Chaney, who led the Sea Kings to five CIF titles before resigning in...
  • Girls' Water Polo: Sailors win opener

    Girls' Water Polo: Sailors win opener
    The last time that Sam Bailey coached against Bill Barnett, it was a Back Bay rivalry match for the 2013 CIF Southern Section Division 1 title. Bailey's CdM team edged Barnett's Newport Harbor squad on that night. The two coaches met again Wednesday...
  • Girls' Water Polo: CdM pulls away

    Nearly all of their friends are out of town, but members of the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team have work to do this week during Newport-Mesa Unified School District's "ski week." The goal of a CIF Southern Section Division 1 title makes it...
  • Water Polo: Newport Water Polo Foundation starting spring session

    The spring session of the Newport Water Polo Foundation begins Feb. 24, and both newcomers and existing club players are welcome to register. The NWPF is working with fourth- to eighth-grade girls. The program is a great introduction to the sport and...
  • Girls' Water Polo: Costa Mesa blanked in CIF opener

    HUNTINGTON BEACH — Members of the Costa Mesa High girls' water polo team squealed in joy as senior goalkeeper Antonia Velasquez got put into the field Tuesday afternoon. "Go Toni!" someone yelled from the bench. "Pass it to Toni!" screamed another...
  • Girls' Water Polo: Newport's Reid commits to George Washington

    Girls' Water Polo: Newport's Reid commits to George Washington
    Newport Harbor High girls' water polo senior Ellie Reid has committed to George Washington University for women's water polo, she confirmed Sunday. "I love how it's on the east coast and that it's in the heart of D.C.," Reid wrote in a Twitter message....