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  • Boys' Water Polo: Sage Hill dominates Estancia

    Boys' Water Polo: Sage Hill dominates Estancia
    The Sage Hill School boys' water polo team trains three days during the week at University High and one day at UC Irvine. The team has also worked out at a community pool. On the days Sage Hill plays a game, it also travels. Sage Hill doesn't have a...
  • Boys' Water Polo: CdM wins BOTB preview

    The Battle of the Bay came a week early. It dawned on Corona del Mar High boys' water polo coach Barry O'Dea as he was driving over to the Newport Harbor High pool Saturday morning. A week from now, his Sea Kings will play host to the Sailors in the...
  • Boys' Water Polo: CdM hangs on

    The Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team was ranked No. 7 in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 preseason poll. When the most recent poll came out, the Sea Kings jumped to No. 5, even though they hadn't played a game yet. "We were joking that we...
  • College Roundup: OCC women's volleyball sweeps Rio Hondo

    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL Orange Coast def. Rio Hondo WHITTIER — Estancia High alumna Lehua Alma-Jordan had nine kills as the Pirates swept their nonconference season opener, 25-12, 25-18, 25-22, on Wednesday at Rio Hondo College. Danyelle Brown added...
  • Water Polo: Newport age-group girls back in NWPF

    They don't get the fanfare of the older high school girls. Many of them are just learning how to play the sport of water polo. But few would argue with Brian Melstrom that successful age-group players are a big part of a successful high school program,...
  • 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...
  • Boys' Water Polo: Sailors' rally falls short

    LONG BEACH — "Anchors Aweigh" is intended to be more a fight song than a coaching point. But for the second time in as many games this season, the Newport Harbor High boys' water polo team shoved off almost as if it were tethered to the bottom....
  • Water Polo: Local trio going for gold

    Water Polo: Local trio going for gold
    The best 18-and-under girls' water polo players from around the world are descending on Madrid, Spain this weekend for the FINA Youth World Championships. Three of them happen to be from Newport Beach. They are Mater Dei High graduate Brianna Daboub,...
  • Water Polo: Palazzo, Melstrom to lead Sailors

    Water Polo: Palazzo, Melstrom to lead Sailors
    A sign caught Marco Palazzo's eye as he went out to breakfast Sunday morning. On the sign was a quote credited to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Palazzo recited it Monday night, in front of about 200 people at the Robins/Loats Theater on the campus of...
  • Briefs: Local trio part of U.S. women's water polo gold medal team

    Former Newport Harbor High standout Kaleigh Gilchrist, Newport Beach resident Danielle Warde and Corona del Mar incoming junior Maddie Musselman were part of the U.S. women's water polo team winning the gold medal at a second straight FINA World Cup on...
  • Water Polo: Gilchrist, Team USA into title match

    The U.S. women's senior national water polo team, which features Newport Harbor High and USC alumna Kaleigh Gilchrist, will play for gold at the FINA World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. Team USA got past China, 11-4, in the semifinals on Saturday....
  • Water Polo: Gilchrist scores two in win

    Newport Harbor High and USC alumna Kaleigh Gilchrist scored twice Wednesday, helping the United States women's senior national water polo team defeat Australia, 8-6, at the FINA World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. The Americans beat Australia for the...