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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Briefs: Bonanni named to U.S. men's water polo team

    Bret Bonanni of Huntington Beach, a freshman student/athlete at Stanford University, was named to the USA Water Polo Men's Senior National Team. The team started play Wednesday at the UANA World Aquatic Championships Qualification Tournament at Calgary,...
  • Women's Basketball: VU falls, remains in second

    SANTA BARBARA — Westmont senior Tugce Canitez is not only the marquee women's basketball player in the Golden State Athletic Conference, but also the entire NAIA. The 2012 GSAC and NAIA Player of the Year, who represented her native Turkey in the...
  • DP 103

    DP 103
    1.) Our Olympians: No one made us prouder this year than the capable athletes, coaches and announcers from Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine who represented Team USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics Games in London. They grew up, trained or live here. Costa...
  • Tribune and WGN-Ch. 9 Preps Plus Athlete of the Month | Glenbrook South's Olivia Smoliga

    Tribune and WGN-Ch. 9 Preps Plus Athlete of the Month | Glenbrook South's Olivia Smoliga
    In less than a five-month span, Olivia Smoliga went from the "Pool of Tears" to pumping her fists amidst a standing ovation following two national record-breaking performances. In between, the Glenbrook South senior had to rebuild herself following a...
  • Briefs: Dries on FINA roster

    USA Water Polo Women's Senior National Team Head Coach Adam Krikorian announced Wednesday the roster for the 2013 FINA World League Super Final. The 15 athletes include Annika Dries of Laguna Beach. Dries is among eight returners from the U.S. team...
  • Anae has six saves in U.S. win

    LOS ALAMITOS — Goalie Tumua Anae, a former Corona del Mar High standout, recorded six saves to help the U.S. women's water polo team defeat Canada, 11-7, in the Americans' first match since winning gold at the 2012 Olympics, during the first day...
  • Women's Water Polo: Warde steps up for Team USA

    LOS ALAMITOS — Danielle Warde did not follow the same path as many of her teammates on the U.S. senior women's national team. Growing up, Warde was known as a powerful and dynamic center at Edison High before graduating in 2010. But she was not...
  • Spice Girls musical to close early in London after lackluster run

    Girl power didn't last long on stage: Producers announced Thursday the Spice Girls musical will close early in London after a lackluster six-month run. The final performance is June 29. “Viva Forever,” based on the hits by the 1990s...
  • Regent's Canal offers picturesque views of London's north side

    Regent's Canal offers picturesque views of London's north side
    LONDON - The Regent's Canal towpath is a tough trail. It is narrow, crowded, bumpy with cobblestones in places, and bicyclists often end up in the canal. There are narrow passageways under bridges, wide enough for one person, who must duck. As an...
  • Catch the Fever: Indiana wins WNBA title

    Catch the Fever: Indiana wins WNBA title
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Tamika Catchings filled in the remaining blank on her resume, and the Indiana Fever have their first WNBA championship. Catchings had 25 points and eight assists to lead the Fever to the title with an 87-78 win over the Minnesota Lynx...
  • Q&A: Future of the Left singer Andy Falkous

    Q&A: Future of the Left singer Andy Falkous
    The increasingly bland, widely accessible pop-rock of the Brits in Coldplay have made them international stars. Relatively close by in Wales, Future of the Left has delivered three fantastic records—including this year’s “The Plot...
  • 'Southland,' 'Girls,' 'Doctor Who' among Peabody Award winners

    'Southland,' 'Girls,' 'Doctor Who' among Peabody Award winners
    "Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media. It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...