Haley Wan of Santa Margarita and Corey Okubo of University are reigning Register athletes of the year in their respective aquatic sports. They also have a connection when it comes to recruiting.
Both are pursuing the same Ivy League school: Princeton.
Wan, the Register's reigning player of the year in girls water po
Two reigning Register athletes of the year from aquatics are hoping to attend Princeton.
University senior Corey Okubo, The Register’s boys swimmer of the year in 2013, announced late Tuesday that he is committed to the application process to attend Princeton.
Brooke Lorentzen anticipated faxing her letter of intent to the University of Minnesota on Wednesday but the Capistrano Valley swimmer planned to be much closer to her future college than you might hav
Here's more signings from swimming, girls water polo, diving and rowing today:
Payton Gabris, Santa Margarita (San Diego St.)
Annie Whelan, Santa Margarita (USC)
Melissa Pepper, Edison (Tulsa)
Lizzie Devitt, Santa Margarita (Duke)
LONG BEACH – Riverside and Clovis were mentioned Thursday at the CIF-Southern Section Council meeting as potential host cities for a proposed state swimming and diving championship meet.
The proposal for the championships, which would begin in May 2015, is expected to be voted on by the State Federated Council in February.
Mater Dei water polo defender Sydney Blubaugh has committed to reigning NCAA champion USC, Monarchs coach Chris Segesman reports.
Blubaugh, a strong defender and perimeter shooter, will be a key returner in 2013-14 for the Monarchs, last season's CIF Division 2 runner-up.
She also recently helped the U.S. women clai
A college student in San Francisco who graduated from Garden Grove High School two years ago was shot and killed as he got out of a train, authorities said.
Justin Valdez, 20, was shot in the back Monday after getting off a train at the corner of Randolph and Bright streets about 9:50 p.m., San Francisco Police Department Sgt. Gary Watts
Capistrano Valley’s boys swim team has been named the No. 1 boys public school dual-meet team in the nation and the No. 3 boys dual-meet squad overall in the nation (private and public) for 2012-13 accor
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IRVINE – The blistering speed of the Speedo Junior Nationals nipped at Ella Eastin's heels Friday night as she swam the final stretch of the 200-meter individual medley.
Eastin's commanding lead was sliced in half during the final lap but she held on for her second victory of the week at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center.
IRVINE – The next generation is never too far away in swimming. There seemingly always is someone younger improving and catching up to the incumbents.
Like a little sister.
Emily Eastin helped prove that theory Thursday night as the Speedo Junior Nationals rolled on at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center.
IRVINE Mission Viejo Nadadores coach Bill Rose likes to cite a Japanese saying when talking to his swimmers about dealing with adversity.
The adage goes something like this: if you get knocked down seven times, get up eight.
The latest standout to emerge from the Nadadores’ traditionally deep talent pool fought her way to her fee
Ella Eastin set another record to highlight a fast but controversial night Tuesday at the Speedo Junior Nationals at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine.
The SOCAL swimmer blasted a meet-record and world-class time to capture the 400-meter individual medley in a lifetime-best 4 minutes, 38.97 seconds.
The time rank
IRVINE – Katie McLaughlin plans to attend the first day of school at JSerra High later this month. But after that, she'll be on a well-earned absence.
The rising Mission Viejo Nadadores swimmer sealed her spot on the U.S. team for the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with a stellar performanc
Many of Orange County's top up-and-coming swimmers will be among those racing this week at the 18-and-under Speedo Junior Nationals in Irvine.
The five-day meet is Monday through Friday at William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center, which recently hosted the U.S. Open.
Preliminaries begin each day at 9 a.m., with finals set for 6 p.m.
Crean Lutheran senior-to-be swimmer Lindsey Engel has committed to Stanford, calling the Pac-12 school a "perfect fit."
Engel, the Register's 2012 female swimmer of the year, made an unofficial visit to Stanford on spring break and the connection began to grow.
"From the moment I stepped on campus and I met Coach Greg (Mee