It's been said, those who don't learn from history are destined to repeat it.
The Newport Harbor High boys' volleyball team will most likely ponder this when two losses come to mind as the Sailors prepare to open the CIF Southern Section Division I playoffs against Santa Margarita (21-15) at home tonight at 7.
One loss is as recent as last week, while the other comes from last year.
Newport Harbor (19-15) lost in three games to Back Bay rival Corona del Mar on May 4. The Sailors had won six straight heading into their match against the Sea Kings.