| 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...
| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:55 AM
All she does is win, win, win, no matter what.
Newport Harbor High senior Marissa Robertson can relate to that DJ Khaled song. This year in the pool, she has been unbeatable for the Sailors girls' swim team.
Robertson has won all of her individual...
| 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...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:02 AM
RIVERSIDE — In terms of the progression of their water polo careers, they are in very different places.
Newport Harbor High product Kaleigh Gilchrist won the NCAA title with USC as a junior. After helping the Trojans finish third this year, she...