IRVINE – Thomas Smith was warming up for his race at the Speedo Grand Challenge last month when he noticed two crutches on the pool deck at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center.
For a swim ... Full story
Ella Eastin made a lasting impression as a youth athlete.
"She was always very aggressive," recalls her father, Jeff.
Eastin ventured briefly into volleyball and basketball, the sport dear to her 6-foot-6 father. But she also discovered competitive... Full story
MISSION VIEJO Olympic legend Jason Lezak is retired. Former world-record holder Amanda Beard reportedly is pregnant. And Jessica Hardy and Tyler Clary are not training in the county.
Orange County swimming is now largely in the hands of Tom Shields ... Full story
MISSION VIEJO Ties rarely happen in swimming, a sport that separates by hundredths of seconds. Tom Shields tied for first place Friday night, and he wasn't about to feel slighted.
That’s because the NCAA stalwart from Cal shared the top o... Full story
MISSION VIEJO Chloe Sutton earned the right to tinker with the 800-meter freestyle Thursday night at the TYR Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions.
Last month at the Charlotte Grand Prix, the two-time Olympian blazed to the eighth fastest tim... Full story
Two-time Olympian Chloe Sutton of the host Mission Viejo Nadadores will be joined by standouts from Australia, Russia and Canada for this weekend’s TYR Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions.
The USA Swimming-sanctioned meet runs Thursda... Full story
2013 GIRLS SWIMMER OF THE YEAR
Ella Eastin, Crean Lutheran
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2013 GIRLS SWIM COACH OF THE YEAR
Mary McLaughlin, JSerra
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200-YARD MEDLEY RELAY
University (Cheyenne Low... Full story
TUSTIN - Ella Eastin followed her post-championship meet tradition after the CIF Division 3 swim finals.
The Crean Lutheran sophomore visited a few of her favorite restaurants over a span of two days. She stopped at Bruxie for an ice cream and choco... Full story
JSerra's girls swim team faced a daunting, new challenge during its quest for a second consecutive CIF Division 1 title.
Instead of playing the role of surprising upstart that marked their championship season in 2012, the Lions were a hunted team th... Full story
RIVERSIDE – The CIF-SS Division 1 swim championships seem to rage faster every season.
"You can't breathe in this," Corona del Mar girls coach Doug Volding said after Saturday night's edition at Riverside City College. "There are so many great... Full story
RIVERSIDE – The Troy aquatics program has put together a year to remember.
The Warriors captured the CIF-SS Division 4 girls water polo title earlier this year.
On Saturday, Troy again reached the summit, edging Ayala of Chino Hills, 207-201,... Full story