| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:49 PM
MISSION VIEJO — One thing most people have noticed about Cleo Harrington is that she tends to play her best in the biggest moments.
In 2011-12, she stepped in as a sophomore and helped the Newport Harbor High girls' water polo team win the CIF...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:45 PM
MISSION VIEJO — Motivation is easy to find for the CdM Aquatics 18-and-under girls this weekend at the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.
CdM qualified ninth from the Southern Pacific zone in late June, with two of its three losses coming by a single...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:11 PM
IRVINE — The last instructions Newport Harbor High boys' water polo coach Robert Lynn gave to his team coming out of halftime were crystal clear.
"Keep it under control, guys," Lynn told his players as they waited along the lane line. "Keep...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:58 PM
SANTA ANA — Stephania Haralabidis, who moved to Southern California from Greece last year, still can't always articulate her feelings well in English.
But that doesn't stop the feisty Corona del Mar High graduate, who will play water polo at USC...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:17 PM
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — They came, they saw and they conquered.
In the process, members of the CdM Aquatics 18-and-under girls' team won gold medals.
Nobody could stop CdM in the classic division at the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics. CdM...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:23 PM
IRVINE — Carly Christian is used to being called the underdog.
She heard it often during her last two years at Newport Harbor High. That didn't stop her from helping lead the Sailors to the 2012 CIF Southern Section Division 1 title, and a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:35 PM
When Kori Johnson was a cheerleader at Costa Mesa High in the late 80s, she was a part of a different type of "stunt" team.
Back then, Johnson, who is now the Costa Mesa cheer coach, and the Mustangs didn't compete. They were left to performing wild...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 10:08 PM
Corona del Mar Aquatics is having two water polo clinics at CdM High this month, the first from Tuesday through Thursday and the second from Aug. 20 to 22.
The clinics are open to boys and girls of all ages and experiences. Each session is $100 per...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:39 PM
Luca Cupido, the senior transfer from Italy, has become a pretty familiar sight inside the pool at Newport Harbor High this fall.
Cupido's familiarity with another program up the coast aided his college decision.
Cupido has verbally committed to...
| Oct 25, 2013
The high-water mark of the UC Irvine men's water polo season was Sept. 18, after the Anteaters trounced Chapman to improve to 9-0.
Then, the deluge began.
The No. 9-ranked 'Eaters collapsed after taking a 5-4 halftime lead to absorb a 9-6 loss to...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:18 PM
SANTA ANA — Late Saturday afternoon, an emerging goalie at Newport Harbor High prepared to face a shootout shot against one of the better girls' field players that the Sailors have produced.
Welcome to the Futures 50 Classic, which is being played...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:29 AM
SANTA ANA — Meet the new queens.
Same as the old queens.
That's what the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team is hoping for this winter, coming off capturing its first CIF Southern Section Division 1 title. After graduating six starters,...