| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:13 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — Appropriately enough for a game four days before Christmas, the past, present and future of Corona del Mar High girls' water polo all came together Friday.
These weren't ghosts like in Charles Dickens' novel. There was no Tiny...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Olympic gold medalist Courtney Mathewson and fellow Olympic water polo player Shea Buckner will host a clinic at the Costa Mesa Aquatic Center from noon to 4 p.m. on Dec. 29.
Participants will have a chance to get autographs, learn about the sport of...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Maddie O'Connor and Annie Alvarado have known each other since they were 5 years old. They played AYSO together, then on rival club teams, before they reunited at Corona del Mar High.
As the two prepare for the stretch run of their final season with the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 10:56 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The low shot from Los Alamitos High senior Stephanie Mutafyan came in at lightning speed, forcing Newport Harbor junior goalkeeper Cleo Harrington to react quickly.
It was a reaction that stunned Los Alamitos girls' water polo...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:21 PM
COSTA MESA — Newport Harbor High sophomore Carlee Kapana could be a varsity starter on the majority of girls' water polo teams in Orange County.
The Sailors have another great goalie playing on varsity, junior Cleo Harrington. Kapana plays on...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 10:39 AM
1.) Our Olympians: No one made us prouder this year than the capable athletes, coaches and announcers from Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine who represented Team USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics Games in London. They grew up, trained or live here. Costa...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Just five days after the season ended for his Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team, senior Reid Chase was on a plane for Singapore.
Chase headed overseas for training, prior to the inaugural FINA Youth World Championships in Perth, Australia....
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:49 PM
The Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar girls' water polo teams co-host the Holiday Cup tournament every year.
But, in recent years, they have perhaps been too generous in hosting for the two-day tournament.
The Sailors have not win the tournament since...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:57 PM
LAGUNA BEACH — The day before a big nonleague match against Laguna Beach High, Newport Harbor senior girls' water polo player Carolyn Smith wanted to talk to Coach Bill Barnett.
Smith asked for more playing time. Barnett listened.
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:24 PM
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA — The regular season really was anything but regular for the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo team.
The Sea Kings were ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division 1 to start the year, and they opened in December...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Corona del Mar High twin seniors Stephania and Ioanna Haralabidis hope to help the Sea Kings win the CIF Southern Section Division 1 girls' water polo title in February.
But over the weekend, the transfers from Greece earned another big title —...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Sam Bailey pulled the book from his office desk Tuesday afternoon, looking for a specific passage.
The book? "The Team Captain's Leadership Manual," by Jeff Janssen.
The player who the Corona del Mar High girls' water polo coach felt the passage so...