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Water Polo

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  • Paddle-out for Kyle Johnson to take place

    A paddle-out has been set for Saturday at 8 a.m. to honor Kyle Johnson, the firefighter who died in an off-duty automobile accident that took place on Father's Day. Stand-up paddleboarders and supporters will gather at Newport Pier in remembrance of...
  • 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,...
  • New pool almost reality

    New pool almost reality
    In 1993, "Jurassic Park" was a hit on the movie screens, President Bill Clinton was still in his first year in the White House and Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" was in heavy rotation. Justin Taylor has another memory from that time period....
  • Whitelegge a wall for Tars

    Whitelegge a wall for Tars
    Both feature a rectangular playing surface. The main goal of both is to get a round ball into a net. Newport Harbor High senior Chris Whitelegge got used to juggling basketball and water polo in his first couple of years with the Sailors. On the...
  • The ultimate pool party

    The ultimate pool party
    COSTA MESA —Jeffrey Hubbard leaned over to Frank Albers, father of Costa Mesa senior football lineman Andrew Albers. "You're a big guy," Hubbard, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Superintendent, said before the ribbon cutting at the...
  • Dedicate press box for a legend

    Dedicate press box for a legend
    Back in the day, whenever my Long Beach Wilson water polo team played (and usually beat, by the way) a high school from Newport-Mesa, early the next morning I'd drive down to Orange County to pick up the Daily Pilot. This newspaper covered (and still...
  • Belden poses nude

    Anne Belden has experienced many high-pressured situations in her time as a water polo player. But that's difficult to compare to the feelings she had while at a photo shoot in Los Angeles back in July. That's because she was nude. Belden, a former...
  • High School Roundup: Eagles rally for win

    COSTA MESA — Junior Derek Andrews scored on a lob shot from five meters out with three seconds left to lift the Estancia High boys' water polo team to a 9-8 Orange Coast league win over visiting Saddleback Wednesday. Senior Charlie Umansky led...
  • CdM moving forward

    It was a scary moment on the pool deck for all involved. This week, the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team is moving forward. CdM has decided not to discipline a boys' water polo player after an incident during the team's Pacific Coast League...
  • South emerges as Sailors' go-to guy

    The first thing you'll notice about Farrel South is his shot. It stands out in a water polo match, on the high school level or at the next level. And that's just from the bleachers — imagine how fast it must seem in the water as the ball speeds by...
  • High School Roundup

    FIELD HOCKEY San Diego Highlander Tournament LA MESA — Junior Ally Pantoskey scored the go-ahead goal and senior Stephanie Storch scored twice as Newport Harbor High defeated San Diego Westview, 3-1, to win the championship at Helix High...
  • Umansky head of the class

    Charlie Umansky is one of the best athletes at Estancia High. He's played varsity water polo, basketball, track and field, swimming and even surfed for the Eagles. And he's not one to brag, but the senior is also one of the best in the classroom....