| Sep 27, 2014
| 9:11 PM
The Battle of the Bay came a week early.
It dawned on Corona del Mar High boys' water polo coach Barry O'Dea as he was driving over to the Newport Harbor High pool Saturday morning. A week from now, his Sea Kings will play host to the Sailors in the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Jenny Campos' dream became real last July when nearly 350 friends and family helped celebrate her quinceañera in Laguna Hills. Wearing a red dress, the shy 14-year-old, just weeks from her 15th birthday, danced to "Summer" by Calvin Harrisand was...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 11:53 PM
A deep Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team seemed more than ready for Saturday night's Battle of the Bay rivalry game.
The Sea Kings jumped on visiting Newport Harbor early, shutting down the Sailors and holding them scoreless for the first 11-...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 10:09 PM
The Sage Hill School boys' water polo team trains three days during the week at University High and one day at UC Irvine. The team has also worked out at a community pool.
On the days Sage Hill plays a game, it also travels.
Sage Hill doesn't have a...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:00 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:41 PM
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.
| May 1, 2014
| 12:53 AM
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...
| May 1, 2014
| 7:19 PM
For the first time in six years, a Corona del Mar High School student will serve as a delegate at the YMCA's Youth and Government Conference on National Affairs.
Matilda Bress, a junior at CdM, is one of 25 California students who will travel to North...
| May 1, 2014
| 11:08 PM
UC Irvine junior Danielle Warde has been named Big West Conference Player of the Year in women's water polo.
Warde, who led the Anteaters with 56 goals on the way to the Big West regular-season and tournament titles, is one of five UCI players on the...
| 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...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:06 PM
Corona del Mar High girls' swimming Coach Doug Volding played poker on a recent night with his longtime friend, former El Toro water polo and swimming Coach Don Stoll.
Volding and Stoll enjoy getting together to play poker. They go way back, as they...
| May 17, 2014
| 11:56 PM
RIVERSIDE — The 200-yard medley relay, with four different strokes, takes a lot of talent to swim fast.
The Corona del Mar High girls' swimming team, then, made quite a statement in the opening race of Saturday night's CIF Southern Section...