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  • Year in Review Part 1: Breakers added to trophy case

    Year in Review Part 1: Breakers added to trophy case
    The year 2014 contained several highlights for the Laguna Beach High athletic program. The year started prosperously with the school garnering another CIF Southern Section championship. That beginning was a sign of things to come. Below are some of...
  • Al Irwin, longtime lifeguard and coach, dies at 96 in Newport

    Al Irwin, longtime lifeguard and coach, dies at 96 in Newport
    Al Irwin, a longtime Newport Beach lifeguard and well-known local coach and trainer, died Monday at his home on the Balboa Peninsula. He was 96. Irwin's first experience with ocean rescues came even before he joined the Newport Beach lifeguard team. The...
  • DP 103 In memoriam: Ben Carlson

    DP 103 In memoriam: Ben Carlson
    When 32-year-old lifeguard Ben Carlson died while rescuing a distressed swimmer in July, he was mourned by his students in the junior guards, players he had coached in water polo and people with whom he worked on the shores of Newport Beach. The 15-year...
  • Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes

    Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes
    In a local tradition that stretches back to the early 1950s, 18 young women will be presented to society on Saturday evening, when the La Caņada Thursday Club holds its annual black-tie event, the Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Les...
  • Fall 2014: All-Palm Beach County girls swimming, diving team, coach honors

    Fall 2014: All-Palm Beach County girls swimming, diving team, coach honors
    2014 All-County selections for first team, second team, honorable mention and Coach of the Year for girls high school swimming and diving in Palm Beach County. First team Rachael Bradford-Feldman St. Andrew's senior 100 breast: 1:03.44; 200 IM: 2:...
  • William Pisani: All-Palm Beach County boys Swimmer of the Year

    William Pisani: All-Palm Beach County boys Swimmer of the Year
    Imagine Valerie Newcomer's surprise when she learned William Pisani said he placed more emphasis on his senior year. The Suncoast swim coach said Pisani has always been a strong athlete with a need to get better. But Pisani said he viewed senior year...
  • Wearable fitness devices to track goals: Moov, Basis Peak, Misfit Shine

    Wearable fitness devices to track goals: Moov, Basis Peak, Misfit Shine
    Wearable tech is all the rage, and you would be hard-pressed to find a limb out there unoccupied by some kind of device to count steps, track sleep, monitor heart rate or tell you how many calories you've burned. One has to wonder how we got by before...
  • Megan Moroney: All-Palm Beach County girls Swimmer of the Year

    Megan Moroney: All-Palm Beach County girls Swimmer of the Year
    Now that it's all over, there really is nothing left for Megan Moroney to accomplish on the high school level. The St. Andrew's star senior won the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle at the Class 1A State Swimming and Diving Championships. Moroney's...
  • Marta Ciesla: 2014 All-Broward County Swimmer of the Year

    Marta Ciesla: 2014 All-Broward County Swimmer of the Year
    Midway through high school, Marta Ciesla has a collection of gold, silver and bronze medals. After acquiring one of each at last year's 1A state meet, the Pine Crest sophomore took home four more medals from this year's meet last month in Stuart –...
  • Gonzalez, Marcoux: 2014 All-Broward County Swimmers of the Year

    Gonzalez, Marcoux: 2014 All-Broward County Swimmers of the Year
    Sagemont senior Mateo Gonzalez and Fort Lauderdale junior Raphael Marcoux both captured two state titles last month, and in doing so made history for their schools. Gonzalez, who won the 200-yard individual medley and 100 butterfly at the Class 1A meet,...
  • Fall 2014: All-Broward boys swimming, diving team, coach honors

    Fall 2014: All-Broward boys swimming, diving team, coach honors
    2014 All-County selections for first team, second team, honorable mention and Coach of the Year for boys high school swimming and diving in Broward County. FIRST TEAM Zach Allen Cardinal Gibbons sophomore Diving: 538.50 Comment: Won 2A state...