Patrick O’Brien made the Sea Kings’ water polo programs more competitive, but winning in the water wasn’t his greatest challenge. He also had to beat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Ethan Elliott Parrish comes from an extremely long line of swimmers. His grandfather, Bill Parrish, won CIF San Diego Section Player of the Year in 1969.
CHICAGO (AP) — Right after the Summer Olympics, Adam Krikorian was done. Worn down by coaching the U.S. women’s water polo team through a pandemic, he thought it might be time to try something new. Some two months after Tokyo, long after the glow of a third consecutive gold medal had worn off, Krikorian was […]
Sabina Shackleford, 5-foot-8, is a 19-year-old water polo player from Goleta, California who plays for the University of California Irvine (UCI).
At present, Max has enrolled himself in the University of Redlands in Southern California where he has joined the Redland Men’s Water Polo team.
TOKYO (AP) — Viktor Nagy led Hungary to the bronze medal in men’s water polo in his last game, making eight saves in a 9-5 victory over Spain at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Marton Vamos scored two goals as Hungary rebounded from a disappointing 9-6 loss to Greece in the semifinals. Hungary is the […]
TOKYO (AP) — Forget about an aging roster and the future of coach Adam Krikorian, even the emerging young players on some of Europe’s top teams, the biggest threat to the dominant U.S. women’s water polo program just might be the shifting landscape at the collegiate level. The U.S. won its third consecutive gold medal […]
TOKYO (AP) — Ashleigh Johnson was terrific, Maddie Musselman dazzled once again and Maggie Steffens led a stellar defensive performance. The U.S. dynasty in women’s water polo is alive and well. Johnson made 11 saves, Musselman scored three times and the U.S. won its third consecutive gold medal on Saturday, routing Spain 14-5 in the […]
TOKYO (AP) — Konstantinos Genidounias’ joyous smile said it all. Greece has won its first men’s water polo medal at the Olympics. The only question now is silver or gold. Stylianos Agryropoulos Kanakakis scored four times, Emmanouil Zerdevas made seven saves and Greece beat Hungary 9-6 on Friday in the semifinals of the Tokyo Games. […]
TOKYO (AP) — Maddie Musselman thinks about it all the time. Playing on the talented U.S. women’s water polo team, Musselman is constantly debating whether she should pass or shoot the ball. She decided to shoot Thursday, and it worked out quite well for the Americans. Musselman scored four of her five goals in the […]