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By: Chris Yemma | July 26, 2005
His nickname could be "Aqua Lung." His slogan could be: Banker by day, world-class swimmer by night. He is Richard Saeger, a 1984 Olympic gold medalist who has recently delved, or dived, back into the pool, breaking records all over again. Saeger, 41, who regularly trains at Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar High school pools, is fresh off a world-record performance in the 100-meter freestyle in the 40-44 age division at the Mission Viejo Masters Meet July 3. An Irvine resident since 1999, Saeger got back into competitive swimming in 2000 after taking a 14-year hiatus to focus on his career -- banking, basically.
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NEWS
November 4, 2004
The Sowers Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade girls' basketball teams won their fifth game in league competition as both defeated Corona del Mar. The Lady Vikings won, 26-8, at the eighth-grade level, and the seventh-grade squad coasted to a 40-4 victory. Eighth-Grade Division Sowers 26, Corona del Mar 8 Kaitlin Davis' steady improvement on the court resulted in a game-high seven points as the Lady Vikings took care of the Lady Sea Kings.
NEWS
May 29, 2001
Mathis Winkler NEWPORT BEACH -- For a while, city officials didn't know what, if anything, would become of Newport Beach's summer swim program this year. For years, the city's community services department offered swim lessons at Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar high schools. But with soaring electricity and natural gas costs making pool operations more expensive -- gas is used for heating and pool pumps eat up electricity -- school district officials felt reluctant to keep the pools heated.
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