| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Sam Bailey pulled the book from his office desk Tuesday afternoon, looking for a specific passage.
The book? "The Team Captain's Leadership Manual," by Jeff Janssen.
The player who the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo coach felt the passage so...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 10:21 AM
If Corona del Mar High and Newport Harbor want to meet for the fifth time this season and set up a rematch of last year's CIF Southern Section Division 1 title match, the Back Bay rivals will need to win three straight games in the girls' water polo...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:29 PM
COSTA MESA — Estancia High senior team captain Alexis Paul is a rarity in high school water polo: a player who has been the starting varsity goalie for all four years.
There also aren't too many left-handers who play goalie. Paul is one of those,...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 11:18 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — He may have seen his team let a one-goal lead slip through its grasp at home, but there was no panic from Newport Harbor girls' water polo coach Bill Barnett.
After all, it was just the Sailors' second game of the season.
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:25 PM
It's looking like it may be one of those years, the ones where the Corona del Mar High and Newport Harbor girls' water polo teams meet a handful of times during the season.
Last year they met five times, including in the CIF Southern Section Division...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 11:30 PM
GOLETA — Maybe they should build a statue of the fictional boxer Rocky Balboa on the pool deck at Newport Harbor High.
The Sailors girls' water polo team has shown time and time again that it doesn't mind being considered the underdog. The team...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:07 PM
Newport Harbor High senior Dan Stevens, a standout boys' water polo player, has decided to play for Harvard University, he said in an email Thursday, when he received his formal acceptance letter.
Stevens was recently named Sunset League Player of the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:22 PM
Ally McCormick's status seemed in doubt prior to her senior year with the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team.
Consider that water polo is really a year-long sport at CdM, with night leagues in the spring and fall and various tournaments in the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Estancia High did not have to look far to fill its girls' water polo coach opening.
The Eagles have turned to a program alumna, someone who has already been an Estancia swimming assistant coach for the past three years.
Amber Peters has been hired as...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:34 PM
COSTA MESA — In its second CIF Southern Section Division 1 playoff appearance in three years, the Estancia High girls' water polo team lasted just one round again.
The Eagles lost at home to Huntington Beach, 18-3, in a wild-card game on Tuesday....
| May 13, 2013
| 2:12 PM
They can say that they were part of the longest NCAA women's water polo championship game in history.
More importantly for Newport Harbor High graduates Kaleigh Gilchrist and Nicolina McCall, as well as Newport Beach native Chelsea Silvers (Mater Dei),...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Former UC Irvine water polo All-American and Olympian Tim Hutten scored four goals to lead his Victorian Tigers to a 10-5 win over the UWA Torpedoes in the Australian National Water Polo League championship game in Sydney, Australia, Sunday.