| Aug 3, 2014
UC Irvine women's water polo recruit Mary Brooks will represent the United States in the FINA World Youth Championship, Aug. 24-31 in Madrid, Spain.
Brooks, a four-time All-CIF performer at Clovis West High, helped the U.S. junior national team win the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Robert Lynn resigned as boys' water polo coach at Newport Harbor High on Friday, Principal Sean Boulton said Monday night.
It is not known why Lynn stepped down. He has yet to respond to voice and text messages.
"We can't talk about personnel issues,"...
| Aug 6, 2014
Even playing against all-star club teams, the Newport Water Polo Foundation 18-and-under girls showed impressive defense at last weekend's USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.
This should not be surprising, as Newport has one of the best incoming senior...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:23 AM
The CdM Aquatics Blue began the USA Water Polo Junior Olympic Championships with two losses in its first three matches in the under-18 championship tournament.
With the showing in pool-play action, CdM dropped from the platinum division to the gold...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 11:36 PM
The UC Irvine men's soccer team has been picked to finish second in the Big West Conference preseason coaches poll announced Wednesday.
The Anteaters received 43 points, five behind defending regular-season conference champion UC Santa Barbara, which...
| Aug 21, 2010
This time, Aaron Peirsol doesn't get a second chance at defending a backstroke gold medal at the Pan Pacific Championships.
The Newport Harbor High product on Friday could not depend on a U.S. teammate to reach the finals in his second backstroke event...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 10:07 PM
Brian Ricker doesn't like cutting girls from his teams. The Corona del Mar High girls' tennis coach hasn't done too much of it since becoming coach in 2004.
"I've heard, 'Oh, why don't you just cut all those seniors,' " Ricker said. "I don't like...
| Sep 6, 2010
| 6:02 PM
The UC Irvine men's water polo program is known for creeping up on the competition, starting slowly and peaking in the postseason.
But with seven noteworthy seniors on the roster, Coach Marc Hunt's Anteaters appeared to be slightly more advanced as they...
| Sep 18, 2010
| 11:14 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The Newport Harbor High water polo program is known for its press defense.
In the first three matches of the season, though, scoreboard operators have been the ones hard-pressed to keep up with the Sailors.
The trend continued...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 11:44 PM
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.
| Oct 5, 2010
| 9:22 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 7:14 PM
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...