Laguna Beach water polo player and U.S. national team member Makenzie Fischer has committed to reigning NCAA champion Stanford, her father's alma mater, Breakers coach Ethan Damato said in a text... Full story
NEWPORT BEACH Corona del Mar’s “Hype Squad” made its presence known Saturday night at the “Battle of the Bay” boys water polo match against visiting Newport Harbor.
So did Corona del Mar’s speedy counterattack and... Full story
Former Register swimmer of the year and small-school athlete of the year Ella Eastin of Crean Lutheran and the SOCAL club has committed to Stanford, the senior said Wednesday night.
"I am so excited and am looking forward to competing in colleg... Full story
Capistrano Valley All-County distance swimmer Nick Norman has committed to reigning NCAA champion Cal, Cougars boys swim coach Steve Yancey said Wednesday.
Norman captured the CIF Divisioin 1 title in the 500-yard freestyle in May with a time of 4 m... Full story
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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Santa Margarita senior swimmer and reigning Register female athlete of the year Katie McLaughlin claimed a major international medal Thursday at the Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast, Australia.
The 17-year-old from the Mission Viejo Nadadores... Full story
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 ... Full story
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 t... Full story
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 th... Full story
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... Full story
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 ... Full story