The Bears fell, 9-5, to the No. 1 Trojans in the final round of the MPSF Championships Sunday.

Cal’s season concludes in MPSF final

The Cal men’s water polo team could have been playing next weekend in the NCAA Championships. As it is, the Bears’ season ended Sunday after a 9-5 loss to No. 1 USC in the finals of the MPSF tournament. With the conference crown, the Trojans nabbed an automatic bid to
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Bears stack road wins in SoCal trip

Cal earns back-to-back wins against Pepperdine and UC Irvine

The Cal men’s water polo team did not play like the 2012 Bears this weekend. The No. 6 Bears did not play like a team that has struggled more in the past two months than they had in past five years. Instead, the Bears took down No. 9 UC Irvine,
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Bears narrow fall to Long Beach State

With six seconds left in their MPSF conference match against No. 9 Long Beach State, the No. 5 Cal men’s water polo team was met with cruel irony. In 2009, then-redshirt freshman Spencer White scored 23 goals in 28 matches with the Bears. He was named The Daily Californian’s Fall
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Momentum wave engulfs Bears

Even with the toughest part of their schedule completed, the Bears still aren’t out of the woods. The second half of the season begins with the No. 5 Bears hosting No. 9 Long Beach State at Spieker Aquatics Complex in Berkeley this Saturday at noon. Cal (10-6, 1-2) is coming
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Cal cruises past Stanford in Big Splash

With its pride on the line, Cal men’s water polo team made sure the Steve Heaston Trophy stayed at home. The No. 7 Bears crushed the No. 4 Cardinal, 14-8, at the Spieker Aquatics Complex. The win was Cal’s first conference victory of the season and gave the squad the
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UCLA Bruins Cal’s big chance

The enormous pregame cheer that emanated from the Cal men’s water polo team and echoed through Spieker Aquatics Complex Saturday afternoon was deafening. But after four quarters of regulation, two overtime periods and a sudden death overtime that ended with a penalty shot, it was No. 3 UCLA that celebrated
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Thicker than water: Aleksa Saponjic’s bond with his family

Aleksa Saponjic is a standout scorer at Cal and an Olympic bronze medalist — and he owes it all to his family.

On the largest stage in the world, Aleksa Saponjic hears a lot of distractions. It’s Sunday, Aug. 12. Aleksa is a starting player for the Serbian national water polo squad, and his team is in the bronze-medal match against Montenegro in the 2012 London Olympics. The summer Games drew millions
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