| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:46 PM
In February, Marina Coskinas helped the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team win its first CIF Southern Section Division 1 title in program history.
Last weekend, she committed to the defending NCAA Division 1 champions.
Call it a win-win...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:53 PM
Jocelyn Manderino wrote a telling quote on her Twitter account, @flip612, before the big game.
"Never give up; for even rivers someday wash dams away," Manderino posted, the quote attributed to Arthur Golden. She added two hashtags, "#gameday" and "#...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:15 PM
Luca Cupido is something of a rock star at Newport Harbor High this fall, from the water polo fans who enjoy his electrifying game to the, ahem, high school girls who enjoy his 6-foot-4 frame in a Speedo.
The loudest cheers during introductions at...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:13 PM
BOYS' WATER POLO
Newport Harbor 12, Los Alamitos 11
Luca Cupido scored five goals and Mitchell Mendoza added four goals to help the Sailors hold off the Griffins in the Sunset League opener for both teams Wednesday at Newport Harbor.
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:37 PM
The water polo game ended in a football score Wednesday, just before the skies opened up with pouring rain.
Two days before the Battle for the Bell football game, the contest was played in water polo at Costa Mesa's pool.
The Mustangs topped rival...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:31 PM
The Orange Coast College athletic department announced on its website Friday that all sports have been placed on probation by the California Community College Athletic Assn. for rules violations relating to out-of-season practices by seven fall sports...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Four Newport Beach girls' water polo players went to Argentina this week to compete in the UANA Youth Pan American Championships.
In terms of experience, the "youth" part certainly rang true. For three of them, it was their first international water...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:12 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — There was a certain buzz at the pool deck at Newport Harbor High on Tuesday afternoon.
Everyone watched to see what senior Luca Cupido would do next for the Sailors.
Cupido, a 6-foot-4 transfer from Italy, said he arrived in...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:24 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — Every time Corona del Mar High plays Long Beach Wilson in boys' water polo, Coach Barry O'Dea knows what to expect.
"A one-goal game," he said.
It seems every time the teams go at it, the game is that close.
The Sea Kings'...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Costa Mesa Aquatics Club coaches Cody and Dustin Serrano have been named S&R Sport Coaches of the Month for September by USA Water Polo.
The Serrano brothers, who are twins, have coached at CMAC since the club's inception three years ago. Most recently,...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 10:15 PM
How do you say "flair for the dramatic" in Italian?
Don't ask Newport Harbor High senior Luca Cupido to translate. He showed everyone at the Sailors' pool late Saturday afternoon exactly what it means with his play.
Sure, Mater Dei High beat Newport...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:20 PM
As young players for the Sage Hill School boys' water polo team, sophomore Rachael Jaffe and freshmen Paige Solaas and Laurenz Dodge could be considered X-factors.
One way they differ from their teammates, though, is the XX chromosome.