| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:49 PM
The last time that the Estancia High boys' water polo program had numbers like this, it was half a lifetime ago for Coach John Carpenter.
There are 35 boys in the program this year. The Eagles have three levels — frosh-soph, junior varsity and...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Luke Wyatt hasn't forgotten the high school boys' water polo team that ended his season last year.
Wyatt, a Newport Beach resident, played for Mater Dei in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 final, losing to Studio City Harvard-Westlake, 9-6, in...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:45 PM
The CdM Aquatics 18-and-under girls' water polo team captured gold Wednesday at the Pan Pacific Youth Water Polo Festival in New Zealand.
Corona del Mar defeated Australia Gold, 6-3, in the Under 18 gold-medal match. Corona del Mar High incoming...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:27 PM
Robert Lynn is no longer coaching at Newport Beach Water Polo Club, it was announced to NBWPC families in an email Thursday night.
Newport Harbor High athletic director Mike Zimmerman said Friday afternoon that Lynn remains the Sailors' boys' water polo...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:31 PM
Newport Harbor High alumna Kaleigh Gilchrist scored a goal as the U.S. women's water polo senior national team defeated host Russia, 10-6, on Wednesday to improve to 2-0 at the Kirishi Cup in Kirishi, Russia.
Gilchrist, who recently graduated from USC,...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 11:39 PM
The U.S. women's water polo senior national team, that includes Kaleigh Gilchrist and Maddie Musselman, won the 2014 Kirishi Cup, capping an undefeated week of action with a 6-5 victory over the Netherlands Sunday in Kirishi, Russia.
Team USA defeated...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:22 PM
John Ursini, the creator of the All-Sports Cup, didn't read off a top 10 list of reasons why Estancia High beat Costa Mesa again in the annual rivalry.
Instead, Ursini read a poem complimentary of the two schools earlier this month and he didn't hurt...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Newport Harbor High inducted its inaugural class into its Hall of Fame in a special ceremony Thursday in the school's Main Theater.
There was one Backstroke King missing from the 10 former student-athletes who were honored. But Aaron Peirsol wasn't...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 9:28 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:50 PM
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,...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The U.S. women's senior national water polo team, which features Newport Harbor High and USC alumna Kaleigh Gilchrist, will play for gold at the FINA World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.
Team USA got past China, 11-4, in the semifinals on Saturday....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:07 AM
A sign caught Marco Palazzo's eye as he went out to breakfast Sunday morning.
On the sign was a quote credited to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Palazzo recited it Monday night, in front of about 200 people at the Robins/Loats Theater on the campus of...