Category Archives: High School

Equipment Review: Mikasa Water Polo Ball

Mikasa is a common brand of water polo ball for players at all levels of skill and competition. Mikasa offers a wide variety of sizes and kinds of water polo balls.    

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Janet Lyon-Huffman is a Swimming and Water Polo Athlete and Coach in New Mexico

Janet Lyon-Huffman has been coaching and competing in swimming and water polo both within and outside of New Mexico for most of her life. She was an elite level swimmer and player herself, and has coached swimmers and water polo … Continue reading

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Check Out Results from the First High School Water Polo Matches

  A total of eight games were played over the weekend of March 26-27. Five were played on Saturday and three were played on Sunday. I was unable to be present at the games, but I have reports from those … Continue reading

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Bova Coaching La Cueva

I was just informed that Robbie Bova is now the head coach of La Cueva High School’s water polo team. The reasons are unclear at this point, but sources have said that the previous head coach stepped down because he was … Continue reading

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Cibola Struggles to Fill Its Roster

So far, Cibola and Valley high schools have had little response for their boy’s water polo team. Only two players are on the roster. Janet Lyon-Huffman, head of New Mexico High School Water Polo is looking for more players. This … Continue reading

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Coach Profile: Robbie Bova Returns to St. Pius Water Polo

“Robbie Jean Bova (formerly Robbie Jean Larson) was a three-time All-America (1995-97) and the 1995 Player of the Year while at Slippery Rock University. A team captain in both 1996 and 1997, she helped lead the Rock to a record 100 … Continue reading

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Playing Water Polo in the Deserts of New Mexico

Water Polo is a growing sport in New Mexico, with playing opportunities for 14-and-under, high school, club, college, and masters levels. Coaches Janet Lyon-Huffman and Robbie Bova have worked to promote water polo throughout the state of New Mexico, and … Continue reading

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