NEWPORT BEACH The up-and-coming talent on the U.S. men’s water polo team surfaced a bit late Monday night against Canada at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament at Corona del Mar.
But after a dismal first half, at least the promise arrived, sparking inspired play for the Americans in their opening match of the eight-nation tourname
The U.S. men’s water polo team will feature four-time Olympian Tony Azevedo this week as it begins a quest to qualify for the 2016 Olympics by playing host to the FINA Intercontinental Tournament at Corona del Mar High.
The Americans need to finish in the top-four at the eight-nation tournament to adv
The standards for Makenzie Fischer and her Laguna Beach girls water polo team were sky-high from the start.
She entered the season as the reigning Orange County and CIF-SS Division 1 player of the year on a team seeking to defend a section championship.
How could Fischer and the Breakers possibly top that?
The large straw hat and sunglasses offered protection from the sun but briefly hid his identity Saturday afternoon before the boys Millikan Southern Section Relays. But as he approached, the embroidered name on his shirt - Coach Aaron - gave him away.
In his typical low-key and humble style, five-time Olympic gold medalist and world-reco
The All-CIF girls water polo teams were announced Monday.
Two Orange County players - Laguna Beach’s Makenzie Fischer (Division 1) and El Toro’s Maddy Damato (Division 2) - were selected player of the year for their division.
Laguna Beach’s Ethan Damato (Division 1) and El Toro’s Justin Johnson (Division 2
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Grace Morgan delivered a perfectly timed breakthrough Saturday in her season-long mission to build confidence and find her offensive niche.
The senior matched her season high with five goals to help lead Corona del Mar’s fourth-seeded girls water polo team past visiting No. 5 Orange Lutheran, 11-8, in the CIF-SS Division 1 q
NEWPORT BEACH - Bill Barnett spun the tales from his desk in the Newport Harbor team room.
Dressed in blue shorts and a neatly tucked white-collared shirt, the 72-year-old water polo coach left the door open to a sunny afternoon and laughed plenty despite a plethora of medical challenges behind him and unforeseen ones ahead.
Ocean View’s girls water polo team showed its resiliency again Thursday night in the CIF-SS Division 6 playoffs.
The second-seeded Seahawks scored on their first four possessions of the fourth period to shake Santa Ynez, 10-8, in a tightly contested first-round match at Ocean View.
Ocean View (23-6) led, 5-4, going into the
The emotions of Los Alamitos’ girls water polo team spanned the extremes Wednesday in the first round of the CIF-SS Division 1 playoffs.
The Griffins are just happy the journey ended with a celebration.
Cal-bound senior Sarah Siepker scored from 6 meters to narrowly beat the final buzzer and lift Los Alamitos past ho
La Habra’s girls water polo team delivered a clinic Tuesday on some of the finer points of a high-octane counterattack.
And unfortunately for El Rancho of Pico Rivera, the Highlanders thoroughly covered the critical areas.
La Habra used its speed advantage, anticipation skills, clever positioning, aggressive defense and the
Bailey Meyer started a new sport while battling an old foe during her sophomore year at Orange Lutheran.
She joined the newly formed girls water polo team, but her dyslexia made some directions in the pool challenging. Dyslexia is an inherited learning disorder often marked by difficulty reading.
Meyer combated her dyslexi