| 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.
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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'...
| 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 16, 2013
| 11:52 PM
Two Sunset League games into the schedule, the Newport Harbor High boys' water polo team has faced two tough tests.
In the end, though, the Sailors just had too much Luca Cupido on Wednesday night against Edison.
Cupido continued to shine. The...
| 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 12, 2013
| 11:26 PM
IRVINE — The CIF Southern Section Division 1 boys' water polo playoffs are still about a month away, but it's never too early to start thinking about them.
Perhaps more accurately, it's never too early to start thinking about avoiding Mater Dei in...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:18 PM
It would be fair to say that Luca Cupido has taken the Newport Harbor High aquatics community by storm.
The 6-foot-4 senior has made waves ever since arriving in Newport Beach two months ago from his hometown of Santa Margherita Ligure, along the...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:55 PM
UC Irvine men's volleyball All-American Kevin Tillie was named Lauds & Laurels Outstanding Student-Athlete at the school's Salute to Scholar-Athletes banquet at the Bren Events Center to close out the school year.
The award is the most prestigious...