June 10, 2007
IRVINE — At the start of the home run derby which preceded Saturday's 11th annual Ryan Lemmon Foundation Showcase baseball game, the announcer threw a good-natured curve. Introducing Corona del Mar High senior Jake Lemmerman, the Duke-bound co-MVP of the Pacific Coast League, the announcer mentioned that Lemmerman hit 10 home runs this year. "But we all know CdM Coach John Emme keeps a short porch out there at CdM," he said, before Lemmerman mentioned that seven of his 10 homers were hit on the road.
February 3, 2009
CORONA DEL MAR — This week, the Corona del Mar High girls’ soccer team has a “game in hand” over the rest of the Pacific Coast League. But on Tuesday, what the Sea Kings needed was a ball in net. They got two of them in the second half, one each by sophomore Tessa Andujar and freshman Sydney Raguse. It was enough to rally past visiting University, 2-1, avenging their only league loss. The game also had league title implications, although University (6-2-5, 4-1-1 in league)
August 8, 2006
The 2005-06 Corona del Mar High boys' athletic year was highlighted by the volleyball team, which won a share of the Pacific Coast League title and reached the CIF Southern Section Division II championship match. The Sea Kings' sporting fortunes were also buoyed by the water polo team, which captured a league championship and reached the CIF Division I semifinals. Additionally, strong seasons were posted by several other squads and individual athletes. Volleyball: A young team made a valiant effort to repeat as CIF Southern Section Division II champion, but came up just short.
November 15, 2013
Matt Sherburne grew up playing basketball and baseball, but his father Rick always wanted him to try water polo. Rick was certainly successful in the water. He played water polo for Sunny Hills High and UCLA in the 1970s. While in Westwood, he was part of the Bruins' 1979 national finalist team, and he earned all-NCAA Tournament honors. Matt was fine with trying out water polo. He got his feet wet, so to speak, in the seventh grade with longtime Coach Ted Bandaruk. Matt grew to love water polo.
October 4, 2001
IRVINE - Host Northwood High's boys water polo team scored five goals in the first quarter and six in the third as the Timberwolves defeated Costa Mesa, 13-3, in the Pacific Coast League opener Wednesday. Jeff Collett, Chasen Marshall and Mike Gardiner scored goals for the Mustangs (2-7), while Mesa goalie Ryan Tipton recorded 12 saves. Mesa will play in the Orange Tournament Friday and Saturday. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Northwood 13, Costa Mesa 3 Costa Mesa 1 0 1 1 - 3 Northwood 5 0 6 2 - 13 Costa Mesa - Collett 1, Marshall 1, Gardiner 1. Saves - Tipton 12.
October 29, 1999
LAGUNA BEACH - Costa Mesa's boys water polo team stuck around with host Laguna Beach for a while, trailing by just two goals at halftime, but the Artists slowly built up a 12-4 win in a Pacific Coast League water polo game Thursday. Mike Vaillancourt led the Mustangs with three goals. Chris Dolloff had eight saves for Costa Mesa. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Costa Mesa 1 1 1 1 - 4 Laguna Beach 2 2 3 5 - 12 Costa Mesa: Vaillancourt 3, Dunn 1. Saves: Dolloff 8. Laguna Beach: Damato 4, Waidley 2, Conley 1, Sandys 1, Lyle 1, Ziegler 1, Burdick 1, Engstand 1. Saves: Bartels 13.
October 9, 1999
COSTA MESA - Costa Mesa High's boys water polo team was a rude host to cross-town and Pacific Coast League rival Estancia Thursday in a 19-4 win in the league opener for both. The Mustangs blew the game wide open in the second quarter, outscoring the Eagles 7-1. Mike Vallincourt had seven goals, while John Bolt had six goals and seven assists. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Estancia 1 1 1 1 - 4 Costa Mesa 3 7 4 5 - 19 Costa Mesa scoring: Vallincourt 7, Bolt 6, Sarris 3, Dunn 1, Whitman 1. saves: Dolloff 7.
June 9, 2001
Corona del Mar High Boys Top 10 1. The Pacific Coast League champion tennis team caps an unbeaten season by winning the CIF Southern Section Division V crown with 14-4 romp over Brentwood. 2. Water polo wins the Pacific Coast League, then rolls to CIF Southern Section Division II championship behind Division Co-Players of the Year Garrett Bowlus and Michael March. 3. The Paul Orris era comes to an end when he steps down after 31 years of coaching boys basketball at the school, the last 15 as the varsity head man. His 229 varsity wins are most in Newport-Mesa District hoops history.