| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:02 PM
The NCAA women's volleyball Final Four that begins tonight at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. has a local flavor.
USC (29-4), including Newport Harbor High product Kirby Burnham, faces Cal (29-5), for which former Newport Harbor standout Jennifer...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 7:32 PM
Chase Watson went into the Battle of the Bay game on Oct. 23 fired up, just like his teammates on the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team.
The 6-foot-7 senior center gave a performance to remember, scoring six goals in the Sea Kings' 13-10 victory...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 5:40 PM
When Sarah Wilkey entered the Newport Harbor High girls' water polo program as a freshman four years ago, she said she spent time making a list.
But just four games into her first season as the Sailors' starting varsity goalie, she is not only...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 5:42 PM
Connor Turnbow-Lindenstadt and Jackson Seybold III helped lead the Orange County Water Polo team to first place in the boys' 12-and-under division of the Commerce Holiday Invitational at Santa Ana Valley High.
Turnbow-Lindenstadt is a seventh-grader at...
| 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...
| 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.