| Aug 1, 2015
| 8:56 PM
MISSION VIEJO — Incoming Corona del Mar High senior girls' water polo goalie Heidi Ritner is not brash, and she's certainly not boastful.
To be clear, however, Ritner also does not like to lose.
CdM had done much of that in the past year to...
| Jul 31, 2015
| 10:27 PM
IRVINE — Somebody forgot to tell the CdM Aquatics 18-and-under girls' water polo team that it is young and relatively inexperienced and has a new coach.
The success of No. 19-seeded CdM has been one of the more interesting stories of the first two...
| Jul 30, 2015
| 10:22 PM
MISSION VIEJO — The way that Newport Water Polo Foundation 18-and-under girls Coach Brian Melstrom sees it, the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics is best taken one game at a time.
It's a cliché, sure, but it's also reality at the biggest water polo...
| Jul 29, 2015
| 10:06 PM
"I don't know why you say goodbye, I say hello" – The Beatles
The summer before heading off to college can be an exciting one, full of opportunity. That certainly seems to be true for Corona del Mar High graduates Eliza Britt, Grace Morgan and...
| Jul 28, 2015
| 9:24 PM
IRVINE — Before the biggest water polo game of their young lives, members of the Back Bay Water Polo Club 10-and-under girls team waited in the pool Tuesday at Woollett Aquatics Center.
Coach Dreason Barry asked Mia Bernhoit to lead a cheer before...
| Jul 28, 2015
| 10:09 PM
IRVINE — The Newport Beach Water Polo Club 14-and-under boys team did not walk away from the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics with a medal.
Newport Beach was denied after losing twice Tuesday at Woollett Aquatics Center. The local team fell to 680...
| Jul 28, 2015
| 9:56 PM
IRVINE — No. 3 was the number the Regency Water Polo Club aimed for, as in claiming three straight titles in the under-18 boys' championship division at the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.
Regency wound up with a different No. 3, as in third...
| Jul 25, 2015
| 11:34 PM
SANTA ANA — His nose was bloodied, but the determination of Corona del Mar High incoming senior Jon Polos was not broken Saturday evening.
When Polos took an elbow to the nose early in the second half of CdM Polo's USA Water Polo Junior Olympics...
| Jul 24, 2015
| 6:24 PM
The USA Water Polo Junior Olympics, which start Saturday at pools across Orange County, are the largest age group water polo tournament in the nation.
Session One, which runs Saturday through Tuesday, features teams in 12-and-under, 14-and-under, 16-...
| Jul 21, 2015
| 11:16 PM
The Newport Beach Water Polo Club 10-and-under team won the Hale Summer Championships last weekend in Riverside, defeating Laguna Beach, 8-1, in the 10-and-under championship game.
Newport Beach went 5-0 in the two-day tournament, a warmup for the...
| Jul 17, 2015
| 6:35 PM
The Big West Conference recognized 41 UC Irvine student-athletes on the 2014-15 Big West Academic All-Conference Team for winter and spring sports.
A total of 421 student-athletes from the nine member institutions were honored by the Big West in the...
| Jul 15, 2015
| 10:48 PM
Dreason Barry, a former UC Irvine standout and Anteaters assistant, has been named the head coach of the Concordia men's and women's water polo programs, the university announced Wednesday.
Barry becomes the third head coach in men's program history and...