Briefly In Sports

Former Charger earns Big West honor

Danielle Warde, an Edison High graduate and current freshman women's water polo player at UC Irvine, has been named first-team All-Big West Conference and the conference's Freshman of the Year.

Warde, a starting utility player who is majoring in public heath services, led the Anteaters to the Big West Tournament title and into the NCAA Tournament. She has a team-best 52 goals and 25 assists heading into the NCAA tournament. UCI takes on USC on Friday in Ann Arbor, Mich., in an opening-round game.


Youth swim program now at Edison

A swim program for middle school youth run by Edison High swim Coach Diggy Riley is underway this week at Edison.

The program, in its second year, emphasizes stroke work and endurance in workouts that mirror those of the Edison swim program and present local youth the opportunity to train with one of the top swim and water polo coaches in Orange County.

Workouts run 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. each weekday through June 9. For more information, visit

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