Santa Margarita and Mission Viejo Nadadores standout Katie McLaughlin, the Register's reigning female swimmer of the year and female athlete of the year, has committed to Cal, she announced on Twitter on Sunday night.
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Former Register swimmers of the year Corey Okubo and Ella Eastin have captured medals the past two days at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Maui, Hawaii.
University graduate Okubo claimed the bronze in the 200-meter butterfly (1:59.23) while Crean Lutheran senior-to-be Eastin won the gold in the 400 individual medley
NEWPORT BEACH Former U.S. Olympic men’s assistant coach Marco Palazzo was introduced Monday night as Newport Harbor’s interim boys water polo coach while the school’s assistant girls water polo coach, Brian Melstrom, was named the su
IRVINE After the tempest waters settled, Michael Phelps swam four lanes to his left to Ryan Lochte in Lane 2 and offered a friendly congratulations along with a sneak peek for the road to the Rio Olympics.
USA Swimming’s biggest rivals were united again Sunday night, happily pushing each other in a he
IRVINE As Michael Phelps and Tom Shields reached in near unison for the finishing wall Friday night, it appeared as if the Olympic great would edge the rising star from Huntington Beach. But Shields’ arms found some magic under water to flip the script by the narrowest of margin.
The former Edison and
IRVINE Katie Ledecky stood mostly still with a focused glare toward the pool while one lane away, Missy Franklin, danced as the Backstreet Boys’ “Everybody” blared before the women’s 200-meter freestyle final.
America’s two best female swimmers could not have looked more differ
Swimming’s typical, mid-Olympic cycle doldrums will be wiped away this week as the greatest swimmer and several gold medalists descend on Orange County.
Yes, the Phelps Factor will be in play Wednesday with the kickoff of the Phillips 66 National Championships at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Cent
IRVINE – Sierra Schmidt skipped to her starting block Friday night, bobbing her head to the Pharrell Williams song “Happy” playing in her headphones.
The 16-year-old swimmer from the North Baltimore club seemed to keep dancing and smiling right to the start of her 400-meter freestyle final at the Speedo Junior Na
IRVINE – It was easy to spot the Aquazot swimmers Thursday night as they navigated the pool deck at the Speedo Junior National Championships.
Decked out in bright, blue “Junior National Team” T-shirts, the Irvine-based club drew upon its Orange County-high 23 individual qualifiers for the meet to line the sides of the p
IRVINE – Corey Okubo received an extra boost from his cheering section before the men’s 200-meter butterfly final at the Speedo Junior National Championships on Wednesday night.
The Aquazot swimmer ended up needing every bit of the encouragement from his teammates.
Corey Okubo’s schedule might be light, but the Aquazot swimmer could still make a sizable impact this week at the Speedo Junior National Championships in Irvine.
The Register’s two-time male swimmer of the year is on that kind of a roll.
The recent University High graduate will be in the spotlight Wednesday as he race