There was talk Saturday that Foothill’s boys water polo team earned a degree of redemption by capturing the CIF Division 2 title, one season after falling in the championship game.
Ever-steady and positive Foothill coach Jim Brumm, however, wasn’t on the redemption bandwagon.
“It was not redemption (
The senior utility player scored 10 goals and added three assists and three steals in the semifinals and finals last week to help lead the top-seeded Breakers to the CIF Division 3 title. Dodson scored fo
Seven boys and seven girls cross country teams from Orange County have advanced to the CIF State Championships on Saturday at Woodward Park in Fresno.
The teams earned the spots with their performances this past Saturday in the CIF-SS Finals at Mt. SAC in Walnut.
Top-ranked Brea Olinda boys delivered a team title in Division 3.
IRVINE – A band of brothers will fight for each other. That is the perfect way to describe Laguna Beach’s boys water polo, which battled past third-seeded Montebello for a 12-8 victory in the CIF-SS Division 3 final at Woollett Aquatics Center on Saturday night. The Breakers (25-6) had not faced Montebello since the 201
IRVINE Mater Dei’s boys water polo players arrived at Saturday night’s CIF-SS Division 1 final with the resume and look to challenge undefeated Harvard-Westlake of Studio City.
The second-seeded Monarchs went undefeated in 2011 and 2012. And in a sign of unity, several Mater Dei players shaved their heads, some leaving a litt
IRVINE - Foothill’s boys water polo team found another championship formula Saturday afternoon in the CIF-SS Division 2 finals.
Or maybe it was a blend of forces that united the top-seeded Knights for their match against No. 3 seed Los Osos of Rancho Cucamonga.
Whether the spark was redemption or selfless team play, Foothil
Saturday was is the biggest day of Fall for Orange County's high school athletes.
CIF-SS championships were decided in boys and girls cross country, boys water polo and girls volleyball in a series of events that ran throughout the day.
OCVarsity had all of it covered -- with a reporter and photographer at every event.
IRVINE - There was a few tears afterward but just as many supportive hugs. There was an unfamiliar sting but credit given to a deserving champion and optimism about next season.
Segerstrom’s boys water polo team seemed to find its balance Saturday morning after falling to top-seeded Malibu, 10-7, in the CIF-SS Division 6 final at t
Malibu's boys water polo team claimed its first CIF title by defeating Segerstrom, 10-7, in the Division 6 final in Irvine on Saturday.
Martin Madrigal scored three for the Jaguars, the 2013 Division 7 champion.
OCVarsity's Dan Albano will have live updates on Twitter from today's CIF-SS boys water polo finals today at Woollett Aquatics Center in Irvine.
You can follow Dan on his Twitter handle (@ocvarsityguy) or by searching for the hash tag #ocvupdates. We'll also have the streaming updates on the Twitter feed on the OCVarsity homepage.
Several members of Laguna Beach’s boys water polo team will be following their siblings’ pursuit of excellence when they leap into the pool Saturday night for the final CIF-SS championship game at the Woollett Aquatics Center in Irvine.
Five senior players for Breakers, the top seed in Division 3, have siblings who experience
SATURDAY’S CIF-SS BOYS WATER POLO FINALS
All games at Woollett Aquatics Center, Irvine
Mater Dei (26-4) vs. Harvard-Westlake of Studio City (28-0), 5:30 p.m.
Outlook: The No. 2 seeded Monarchs and No. 1 Wolverines clash in the
OCVarsity's Dan Albano and Steve Carrera of GoLivePolo.com and Orange Lutheran water polo discuss the CIF Division 1 boys water polo semifinals and preview then final between Mater Dei and Harvard-Westlake of Studio City that will be played on Saturday in Irvine.
An automatic berth to the NCAA men’s water polo championships will be up for grabs this weekend at the MPSF tournament at Long Beach State.
The university’s newly-dedicated Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center will play host to the tournament Friday through Sunday. The winner of Sunday’s 3 p.m. ch
The William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine will be a destination spot for water polo fans Saturday. Here's the boys CIF championship schedule for the two-pool complex:
Div. 6 10 a.m. Segerstrom-Malibu
Div. 5 11:30 a.m. Claremont-Los Altos
Div. 4 1 p.m. Cerritos-Righetti
Div. 2 2:30 p.m. Foothill-Los O
IRVINE – It took Foothill’s boys water polo team one period to warm up Wednesday night.
After that, the Knights were mostly fine, outside a nervous final two minutes against Mira Costa of Manhattan Beach in the CIF Division 2 semifinals.
Attacker Billy Cranshaw grabbed a rebound on a shot off the post with abou
IRVINE – The return of a standout player and a trademark counterattack powered Mater Dei’s boys water polo team back to familiar waters Wednesday night.
Attacker Nick Lavayen returned from about a month absence because of a thumb injury to score four goals off the bench, leading the second-seeded Monarchs past upstart
WALNUT – For the better part of three quarters, the Temescal Canyon boys water polo team used its vastly superior size and strength to muscle out the narrowest of advantages.
Segerstrom countered with speed in the final period, and the Jaguars surged to an 11-9 victory on Wednesday over the team from Lake Elsinore in a Division 6 s