The bright afternoon sun reflects off the aqua blue water, briefly obscuring the oasis from a distance.
The pool at Pacifica High is filled with swimmers neatly divided between floating blue-and-whit... Full story
SANTA ANA Probably no other high school in America could match the collection of former Olympian offspring that was assembled Wednesday at Foothill’s pool.
Five children of two medal-winning U.S. Olympic swimmers raced as the host Knights and ... Full story
Maybe rest is overrated, at least for some.
Many of Orange County’s elite swimmers showed again Saturday at the 44th Foothill Swim Games that they don’t need to be fully rested to blaze times in the pool.
Behind a pair of eye-popping me... Full story
NEWPORT BEACH Hunter Hitchens waited about a year for Wednesday to arrive.
The Northwood sophomore swimmer didn’t let the opportunity at Corona del Mar slip away.
He reeled it in.
In his first meet of the season, Hitchens rallied from a body... Full story
HUNTINGTON BEACH Edison and Fountain Valley renewed their swimming rivalry Tuesday by first hearing the tale of Shirley Babashoff, the once-scorned Olympic champion from Fountain Valley who stood up to systematic doping by East Germany.
Students f... Full story
Mater Dei’s boys swim team returned to its winning ways Saturday at the Palm Springs Invitational.
The second-ranked Monarchs captured the 400-yard freestyle relay and received a pair of victories from Christian Hockenbury en route to capturin... Full story
SANTA ANA Santa Margarita’s boys swim team was in a hurry Thursday.
The top-ranked Eagles used season-best speed and depth to quickly torpedo the drama that was anticipated for their showdown against No. 2 Mater Dei.
Seniors Grant Shoults and... Full story
The crowd of swimmers swarmed the far end of the pool, chanting and cheering as their teammates pushed the duel to the final race Wednesday night.
University and Corona del Mar had already provided plenty of back-and-forth drama but the pool deck cl... Full story
An Olympic-sized project is underway at Servite.
The Trinity League school is building a 51-meter pool and could break ground on the project late this month, James Carter, vice president of Mission and Operations at Servite, said in an e-mail.
Swim... Full story
IRVINE - There could be a few darkhorses in the girls team race next month at the CIF-SS Division 1 swim meet.
Woodbridge showed Wednesday that the top contenders better pay attention to the Warriors.
Princeton-bound Isis Choi delivered a late vi... Full story
IRVINE Don’t count out University’s boys swimming team just yet.
Or the Trojans’ girls team.
The two-time defending CIF-SS Division 1 boys champion bounced back from some early-season jolts to post a short-handed victory, 90-80, a... Full story