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  • Water Polo: Newport age-group girls back in NWPF

    They don't get the fanfare of the older high school girls. Many of them are just learning how to play the sport of water polo. But few would argue with Brian Melstrom that successful age-group players are a big part of a successful high school program,...
  • College Roundup: OCC women's volleyball sweeps Rio Hondo

    WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL Orange Coast def. Rio Hondo WHITTIER — Estancia High alumna Lehua Alma-Jordan had nine kills as the Pirates swept their nonconference season opener, 25-12, 25-18, 25-22, on Wednesday at Rio Hondo College. Danyelle Brown added...
  • Boys' Water Polo: CdM hangs on

    The Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team was ranked No. 7 in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 preseason poll. When the most recent poll came out, the Sea Kings jumped to No. 5, even though they hadn't played a game yet. "We were joking that we...
  • Boys' Water Polo Preview: Carpenter still going strong

    Boys' Water Polo Preview: Carpenter still going strong
    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...
  • Briefs: Locals help water polo team win Junior Olympics

    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...
  • Water Polo: CdM girls win gold in New Zealand

    Water Polo: CdM girls win gold in New Zealand
    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...
  • Water Polo: Lynn no longer coach at NBWPC

    Water Polo: Lynn no longer coach at NBWPC
    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...
  • Briefs: Gilchrist, Musselman help Team USA win in Russia

    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,...
  • Gilchrist, Musselman win Kirishi Cup with U.S. women's water polo team

    Gilchrist, Musselman win Kirishi Cup with U.S. women's water polo team
    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...
  • 'Eaters advance to final

    LONG BEACH — Water polo can be an inexact science, but when you play defense like the UC Irvine women's team, the math usually adds up in your favor. The top-seeded Anteaters gave up just one goal each half against host Long Beach State on...
  • Swimming: CdM girls earn big win

    Swimming: CdM girls earn big win
    IRVINE — Do not underestimate the girls' water polo contingent on the Corona del Mar High girls' swim team. Two weeks ago it was junior Grace Morgan stepping in on the "A" relays, helping CdM win the Battle of the Bay for another year. On...
  • Swimming: Estancia girls break through

    Estancia High senior Nikkie Blinn could feel Costa Mesa junior Lauren Smith breathing down her neck. Blinn and Smith were perhaps the two best girls' water polo players in the city of Costa Mesa last winter. But they were battling in the anchor leg of...