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Water Polo

Skylar Dorosin of Palo Alto created Project 2020 to teach swimming and water polo to underprivileged girls. (Diller Teen Awards)

Community Corner: Bay Area Teens Receive National Leadership Award

The Helen Diller Family Foundation presents ten young leaders in volunteerism nation-wide with the annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards and $36,000 each in recognition of their leadership, innovation and commitment to making the world a better place.

08/25/2013

Joshua Tatro

Peninsula Water Polo Coach Gets Prison Sentence For Sex Abuse

A former Aragon High School water polo coach convicted of sexually abusing a student collapsed to the floor of a San Mateo County courtroom Wednesday morning when he was sentenced to two years in state prison for his crimes, the district attorney said.

03/27/2013

Gold Medalist Sisters To Be Honored In Their Hometown of Danville

Gold Medalist Sisters To Be Honored In Their Hometown of Danville

Danville community members will host a celebration in honor of the Olympic gold medallist Steffens Sisters who return home from London this weekend…

08/23/2012

Maggie Steffens #6 of United States shoots and scores a goal in the Women's Water Polo Gold Medal match between the United States and Spain on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Water Polo Arena on August 9, 2012 in London, England. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bay Area Women Lead U.S. Water Polo To Gold

Maggie Steffens was the team’s best player at these Games, scoring 21 for the tournament and five in Thursday’s final. She gave the team the go-ahead score, at 3-2, with 5:36 left in the half. The U.S. would not relinquish that lead.

08/09/2012

Maggie Steffens from the USA Water Polo (Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Stanford Water Polo Player Scores 7 Goals In Olympic Win

In her Olympic debut, the 19-year-old Californian scored seven goals—six in the first half alone—and the U.S. women’s water polo team survived a pesky Hungarian squad to win its opening match Monday at the London Games 14-13.

07/30/2012

Alex Tarics. (CBS)

Belvedere Man Is Oldest Living Olympic Gold Medalist

98-year old Alex Tarics particpated in the Berlin games in 1936, helping the Hungarian team win gold in water polo.

07/27/2012

Joshua Tatro

San Mateo Water Polo Coach Pleads Not Guilty To Student Sex Assault

A water polo coach at a San Mateo high school accused of engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old student pleaded not guilty Thursday to sexual assault charges, prosecutors said.

07/06/2012

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