Three-time U.S. Olympic men’s water polo coach Monte Nitzkowski, a Huntington Beach resident known as a pioneer and ambassador for the sport, recently died at 86 after a battle with prostate can... Full story
SANTA ANA Mater Dei and Harvard-Westlake of Studio City renewed their boys water polo rivalry Sunday with a familiar intensity but a new validation for their high level of play.
The Division 1 powerhouses in the CIF-SS squared off in the finals of t... Full story
LOS ANGELES – Coach Adam Krikorian shared a quote Thursday from Muhammad Ali before he named his U.S. women’s water polo team for the Rio Olympics in August.
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
The message about chasing a dre... Full story
IRVINE With an unblemished record entering Thursday night and a large collection of tournament titles, the U.S. women’s water polo team knew the talk.
“We hear a lot that we’re unbeatable and how great we are,” U.S. coach Ada... Full story
RIVERSIDE – Santa Margarita’s swimming program produced some of the best individual and team racing the CIF-SS Division 1 final could handle Saturday night.
The meet, however, couldn’t quite handle Grant Shoults.
The Santa Mar... Full story
The best women’s water polo team on the planet has drawn from its fertile spawning grounds in Orange County at a critical time.
Three county teenagers, not long removed from starring in high school matches but brimming with potential and matur... Full story
Orange Lutheran senior Kelsey Tyler and Coach Steve Carrera, who helped lead the Lancers to their first CIF-SS girls water polo title, have been voted the Division 1 player and coach of the year, respectively.
Orange Lutheran also pla... Full story
Kelsey Tyler said her directive from Orange Lutheran girls water polo coach Steve Carrera was clear.
He wanted her offensive production this season to match her stellar defense.
“You have your defense,” Carrera told Tyler. “I need... Full story
The Register’s All-County girls water polo team.
Orange Lutheran, utility, Sr.
The Register’s player of the year (click on the link to read our story about Tyler)
Laguna Beach, attacker, Jr.
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Orange Lutheran coach Steve Carrera handed each of his players a copy of the stat sheet from the bitter loss and asked them to write a single word on the paper filled with disappointing numbers.
The Lancers’ girls water p... Full story
Six Orange County players have been named to the U.S. women's water polo team for the upcoming Olympic Qualification tournament in Netherlands.
The players are Olympic gold medalist Courtney Mathewson (Canyon), Rachel Fattal (Los Alamitos), Kal... Full story