Former Edison and Ca swimmer Tom Shields broke his American short-courd record by capturing the 200-meter butterfly in 1:50.08 at a FINA World Cup meet in Doha, Qatar.
Shields also moved closer to the world record of 1:48.56 set by Chad Le Clos of South Africa in 2013.
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University boys water polo coach Andy Coffman, who guided the Trojans the past five seasons, has resigned, he confirmed Tuesday.
Coffman said he is moving to San Diego with his girlfriend.
University has been a solid contender in the Pacific Coast League under Coffman. Two seasons ago, the Trojans tied for second in the le
Twin brothers Cody and Dustin Serrano are the new co-coaches of the Costa Mesa boys and girls water polo teams, Mustangs athletic director Sharon Uhl reports.
The pair replace Justin Taylor on the boys side and Tim Postiff on the girls, both of whom resigned.
The Serranos both played water polo at Costa
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
Goalkeeper Sami Hill made 16 saves and Melissa Seidemann, Courtney Mathewson (Canyon) and Kiley Neushul combined for seven goals as the U.S. women's water polo team defeated Australia, 10-6, to capture the FINA World Cup in Russia.
Team USA won the tournament for the second consecutive time, adding to its World Cup titles in
IRVINE Katie Ledecky brought the crowd to its feet at the Phillips 66 National Championships after just three laps of the women’s 400-meter freestyle final Saturday night. The 17-year-old was more than a second under world-record pace and the towel-waving and Thunder-Stick-pounding faithful knew a historic swim could be unfolding.
IRVINE Tom Shields pumped his fist and unleashed a mighty splash after touching the wall first in the 200-meter butterfly Wednesday night. The first stunning twist of the Phillips 66 National Championships had surfaced.
On an opening night that saw Michael Phelps make a surprising and costly mistake, Shield
Mater Dei’s boys water polo team might not feature a star player this fall like in years past. But because of the teamwork they showed Tuesday, the Monarchs could be just as good as seasons past.
Regency’s 18-and-under boys club team, a near replica of Mater Dei’s upcoming squad, outlasted
NEWPORT BEACH – Nothing unites a team like a plunge or two … or three … off a 600-foot building, right?
It sounds extreme, but that’s one of the experiences the Corona del Mar girls water polo players bonded over during a recent trip to New Zealand.
The players also hiked inactive volcanoes, endured the
Mater Dei’s boys water polo team didn’t get the outcome it desired Sunday but the Monarchs said they still proved an important point:
They can play with reigning CIF Division 1 champion Harvard-Westlake of Studio City despite heavy losses from graduation.
Top-seeded Harvard-Westlake never trailed but couldn’t co
Division 1 boys water polo rivals Mater Dei and Harvard-Westlake of Studio City remained on a collision course Saturday at the California State High School Championships.
Last season’s Division 1 finalists each won twice to cruise into Sunday’s semifinals at Foothill.
NEWPORT BEACH Former U.S. Olympic assistant men's water polo coach Robert Lynn is no longer coaching at Newport Beach Water Polo Club but remains Newport Harbor's boys varsity coach, officials with the
Laguna Beach’s girls water polo team and the Harvard-Westlake of Studio City boys are the top seeds for the California State High School Championships this weekend in Orange County. Both schools are th
Huntington Beach pitcher Hagen Danner and Mater Dei pitcher Nick Pratto were among the Orange County players selected to participate in the U.S. 17U National Team Development Program.
The players were invited to a training camp Aug. 11-15 in Cary, N.C.
Also selected were Aliso Niguel catcher Blake Sabol, Mate
The summer basketball season is in full swing, with tournaments and leagues at several locations in Orange County.
Continuing operation this week are the Hope International University High School Summer League, the Tiger Basketball League at Valencia, the Los Al Summer League at Los Alamitos, the Villa Park Summer League and the Sea King