| Dec 29, 2010
| 11:35 PM
COSTA MESA — If Harvard-Westlake girls' water polo coach Robert Lynn had his way, his team would be playing in the prestigious Holiday Cup tournament that begins today in Newport Beach.
Lynn believes his team has the credentials as the top-...
| Dec 31, 2010
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
| Oct 30, 2010
| 11:26 PM
Bruce Bearer is a self-described sports junkie.
He's not just the senior goalie for the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team. He's also the former basketball guard. One of his favorite activiities in his free time is to go golfing with dad.
| Nov 5, 2010
| 11:25 PM
Condordia 86, UC Irvine 76
IRVINE — Former Anteater Justin Johnson scored 23 points to lead the Eagles in the exhibition game Friday at the Bren Events Center.
Eric Wise had 22 points and 11 reboudns to pace UCI, which...
| 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...
| May 15, 2010
LONG BEACH — His legs cramping up, Corona del Mar High senior swimmer Michael Liao had enough push to get to the finish line first Friday night at Belmont Plaza in the 100-yard breaststroke.
It was the first time Liao had won the event at the CIF...