Sunday, November 29, 2015

Holly Holm's Advice For Athletic Girls Who Are Bullied For Not Being Girly Enough

Gulliver's Rosenberg Commits To UC/Santa Barbara

The University of California at Santa Barbara has yet another South Florida high school star headed their way in Gulliver Prep's Samantha Rosenberg. In 2015 Rosenberg was elected to the prestigious SoFlo Water Polo Blog's All Tri-County First Team and the Miami Herald's All Dade County First Team.

Rosenberg's water polo career has benefited from training under the best South Florida has to offer; starting as a youngster with the SFLA Bulldogs Swim & Dania Beach Hurricanes Water Polo Teams under Ann Plitnick, South Florida Water Polo Club under Istvan Csendes, Gulliver Prep under Carroll Vaughan and Miami Beach International WPC under Paul Becskehazy. Rosenberg also has experience in international competition playing with the Puerto Rican national youth team on several occasions.

Link To 2015 SoFlo WPB's All Tri-County Team:

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

SoFlo Water Polo Blog's Thanksgiving Day Italian Turkey

A classic Italian Thanksgiving Turkey made with the Italian touch! Not just any stuffing... a stuffing of delicious Porcini Risotto and much more!


  • 1 Turkey - of about 15 Lbs
  • 2 Cups - Fresh Porcini Mushrooms or other type of fresh mushrooms diced in small pieces
  • 2 Links - Hot Italian sausage
  • 2 Links - Mild Italian sausage
  • 1 Cup - Grated Romano cheese
  • 1 Cup - Grated Parmigiano cheese
  • 10 Chestnuts - Boiled
  •  1/2 Cup - Bread crumbs
  • 1 Cup - Arborio rice
  • 2 Large onions
  • 10 Cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • 1 Tbs - Fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbs - Fresh rosemary
  • 1 Tbs - Fresh sage
  • 1 Tbs - Fresh oregano
  • 1 Tbs - Fresh thyme
  • Hot pepper
  • EV olive oil
  • 2 Sticks of butter
  • Chicken broth
  • Dry white wine
  • 1 Head - Fresh celery
  • 10 Carrots
  • 1 Apple

Happy Birthday Paloma & Andres

Paloma Szivos

Andres Schmidt


Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Ian Supra: A super hero dies after cancer fight

 In a show of solidarity, Dr. Phillips High School water polo team have shaved their heads for their fellow teammate Ian Supra, 18, center, who has Stage 4 esophageal cancer.

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Additional article from USA Water Polo:

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Mallory Rusinowski's Hawaiian Chicken



Grill it, Bake it, or Crock Pot it!!


Cooking Time:
Recipes Makes:



  • 1 c brown sugar packed 
  • 3/4 c ketchup
  • 3/4 c low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 c chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 24 boneless skinless chicken (I used thighs, about 5lbs)


Grill it:
  1. In a small bowl, mix the first six ingredients. Reserve 1 1/3 cups for basting; cover and refrigerate. Divide remaining marinade between two large resealable plastic bags. Add 12 chicken thighs to each; seal bags and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade from chicken. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  3. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until no longer pink; baste occasionally with reserved marinade during the last 5 minutes.
    - BAKE IT: 375 for about 30 minutes
Crock Pot:
  1. Mix together the Brown Sugar, Ketchup, Soy Sauce, Chicken Broth, Ginger, and Garlic in a bowl.
  2. Place Chicken in the Crock Pot
  3. Pour 2/3 of the sauce over the top (save some for brushing on later)
  4. Cook on HIGH for 4 hours, or LOW for 6 hours
The Former U of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine offers up a specialty from the island.


Understanding The Rules of Water Polo

Happy Birthday Levente

Levente Varga


Saturday, November 21, 2015

South Broward's 'Hunger Games" Helps Those In Need

South Broward High School Water Polo Team hosted The Hunger Games today.  The "Games" are a fundraiser/tournament designed to collect canned goods for families in need during the holidays as well as this years goal to raise money for Stefano Dioguardi a local water polo player who is currently fighting cancer. Today's event raised $1,300 for Stefano.

Congratulations to Coach Chris Bloese and the SBHS Bulldogs WP Team for hosting such a noble cause.


Thursday, November 19, 2015

Mary Katherine Moore Selected For Fab Five 2015: Preseason's Best in Broward

The Moore Family is water polo royalty here with former Aquinas/Bucknell star RJ & Masters Competitor Jody (Dad) being some of our most popular blog admissions. So it's without hesitation we announce yet another athlete from the family, Mary Katherine.

Mary Katherine is an elite basketball player who recently has tabbed as one of Broward's Best.

Good Luck MK!!

Headed to Bucknell?? 
(With Dad Jody)


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Young Athletes Take Note: Holly Holm Is Pure Class

After being disrespected by then annihilating Ronda Rousey.....listen to HH's words in this video:

Bucknell Women's Team Bonding Trip

FSU Club

Coach of the Year / FSU's Kurt Predmore


Santa Cruz Cool

St. Andrew's & FSU interim Coach Predmore with wife & son Bobby (FSU) chillaxin' in Cali during the NCAA National Club Water Polo Championships

FSU Club Shows Well At Nationals

FSU's Brandon Smith shoots on U of Maryland's goalie.


Team FSU


Eric n Chase

Former South Florida Stars meet again as Chase Koplow (L) Boca/USC poses with Eric Goldenberg (R) Aquinas/UCLA prior to their game. UCLA defeated USC 11-6. Michael Goldenberg is in the center of the photo.

Game article:

Hayley Hill Offered Scholarship From Hartwick College

Will Hayley Hill (r) pictured with sister Emily transition from a Flying L to Hawk?

She's Back......

According to former Boca High Super-Star Keri Ciancio is back in the water. The All-Everything of Palm Beach County who abruptly retired after her junior season has been spotted in the pool at FSU.

More Keri:


Jonathan Chow
Gulliver Prep / Cal Berkeley

 Gigi Chavez
Ft.Lauderdale / UF

 Emily Aron
Cooper City / FGCU

 Madison Litsky
St. Thomas Aquinas / Ft. Lauderdale Ocean Rescue

 Taylor Stewart
Northeast  / United States Marine Corps

For the collectors....

Interesting Group of Visitors.....

Rarely do we have more foreign visitors than Americans but here's the stats from a few weeks to enlarge

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UCLA's Eric Goldenberg

                                              UCLA  / St. Thomas Aquinas