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  • High School Athlete of the Month contest official rules

    High School Athlete of the Month contest official rules
    1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The High School Athlete of the Month Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by TribLocal, a publication of Chicago Tribune Company LLC (“TribLocal”), and Country Financial (“Sponsors&...
  • Briefs: H.B.'s Bonanni scoring leader

    The USA Water Polo Men's Senior National Team, which includes Bret Bonanni of Huntington Beach, finished in fourth place at the FINA World Cup at Almaty, Kazakhstan. Team USA placed fourth after falling, 8-6, in the bronze medal game Sunday to Croatia....
  • You've heard this before: Ledecky, world record

    You've heard this before: Ledecky, world record
    This sounds like a broken record. Literally and figuratively. Katie Ledecky broke her second world record in two days, third in 15 days and fifth in just over two months when she swam the 1,500-meter freestyle in 15 minutes 28.36 seconds in Sunday&...
  • Ledecky breaks 1500 meters world record at Pan Pacs

    (Reuters) - American teenager Katie Ledecky broke her second world record in less than 24 hours while Michael Phelps suffered a rare defeat at the Pan Pacific championships in Australia on Sunday. Ledecky hacked almost six seconds off her 1,500 metres...
  • Newport's Wedge lives up to its reputation: 1 hurt in thundering surf

    Newport's Wedge lives up to its reputation: 1 hurt in thundering surf
    A day with big surf in Newport Beach is like a snow day in New England, Newport Beach Deputy Police Chief David McGill explained. Residents near the tip of Balboa Peninsula hunker down or get out of town in anticipation of the throngs of surfers,...
  • Varsity scores: Aug. 27

    Varsity scores: Aug. 27
    Girls volleyball   Timber Creek 3, Freedom 0 Buzz: Kara Peters had 7 kills and 20 assists and Kristen Johansson had 8 kills and 3 blocks for Timber Creek (2-0) in the 25-23, 25-18, 25-19 victory. Celeste Foster had 5 kills, 6 digs and 2 aces for...
  • Latest Swimming Results (Aug. 27)

    BOYS RESULTS NORTHEAST 140, HOLLYWOOD HILLS 122 200 medley relay — Northeast 2:04.65;200 freestyle — Montano (NE) 2:29.84;200 IM — Duncan (NE) 3:04.62;50 freestyle — Santos (HH) 23.97;100 butterfly — Murphy (NE)...
  • Broward high school results and schedules

    What was supposed to be a down year is starting out as anything but. West Broward defeated McArthur 25-18, 25-18, 25-7 to move to 2-0 on the season, pushing aside any doubt the team is rebuilding after losing five starters from last year's regional...
  • USC football player admits making up swimming pool rescue story

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 27 (Reuters) - University of Southern California football player Josh Shaw admitted on Wednesday that he fabricated a widely publicized story that he hurt himself while rescuing his young nephew from a swimming pool. "I made up a story...
  • Big surf floods Seal Beach homes

    Big surf floods Seal Beach homes
    Water from a large swell generated by Hurricane Marie hundreds of miles off the coast pounded Seal Beach late Tuesday, flooding homes near the sand. Orange County Fire Authority officials responded to reports of flooding south of the Seal Beach Pier...
  • Swimmer from Zimbabwe comes to Charlotte to revive her Olympic dreams

    In Zimbabwe, Kirsty Coventry is Michael Phelps. In Charlotte, where she moved last month with her husband, Coventry is an anonymous 30-year-old woman. Put her in a pool, though, and you start to understand why Coventry is a worldwide swimming star hoping...