| Apr 6, 2014
| 2:47 PM
One of the first topics that Ted Newland mentioned Saturday night in his USA Water Polo Hall of Fame induction speech was love. Yes, before he went on to blast other longtime coaches and decry the current state of USA Water Polo, he brought up love....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:11 AM
Corona del Mar High sophomore Maddie Musselman can't help but notice all of the Olympians helping out with the CdM water polo program.
Olympians Kelly Rulon and CdM alumna Tumua Anae are coaching on the CdM Grey girls' club team for CdM Aquatics. Four-...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:18 PM
There are many reasons why the CdM Aquatics Grey 18-and-under boys' team plans to have a good time at this year's USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.
Two of the captains from last year's CdM high school team, Newport-Mesa Player of the Year Reid Chase...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:02 PM
SANTA ANA — It took nine players, seven games and 112 goals for Costa Mesa Aquatics Club to prove itself on a national stage.
Oh yeah, and one gold-medal effort.
The program is making its first appearance at the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics....
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:16 PM
IRVINE — Newport Harbor High senior Curtis Fink has never been known for backing down from a physical game of water polo.
On Saturday night at Northwood High, Fink and Sailors teammate Dan Stevens got a chance to show their skills against not high...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 11:09 PM
The Summer Olympics in London helped transfix the eyes of the sports world on representatives of Newport-Mesa.
No spotlight was as brilliant as that created when Misty May-Treanor and her partner met fellow Newport Harbor High alumnus April Ross and her...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 11:33 PM
Reid Chase is constantly moving in the water on offense and defense, making things happen for the Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team.
Catch him outside of the pool, and you'll see the mustache that the CdM senior is growing.
"I've just been...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:40 PM
Newport Harbor High senior middle blocker Kevin Rakestraw has verbally committed to the Stanford men's volleyball program, his club team, Balboa Bay Volleyball Club, posted on its Facebook page Monday.
Rakestraw, who is 6-foot-11, earned Daily Pilot...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:40 PM
It seemed inevitable their paths would cross in a meaningful way.
After all Misty May-Treanor and April Ross went to the same high school, Newport Harbor, though they graduated at different times. They grew up in the same town, played at the same gyms...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 9:56 PM
The UC Irvine contingent at the Olympic Games in London includes Amber Neben, a women's road cyclist who earned a master's degree from UCI.
Neben attended Orange Lutheran High and competed in track and field at the University of Nebraska, where she was...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Corona del Mar High product Sam Mikulak and the other four members of the United States Olympic team finished a disappointing fifth in the men's gymnastics team final contested Monday in London.
The Americans were plagued by mistakes on the pommel...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Former UC Irvine All-American Ryan Bailey scored three goals to help lead the U.S. men's water polo team to a hard-fought, 10-8 win over Romania in group play at the Olympics in London on Tuesday.
Bailey, a center, drew the Americans even at 5-5 on an...