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Solana Beach volleyball player and new partner win California Beach Volleyball Association 12U Tournament

Shane Flannery (L), age 12 from Solana Beach, and his partner from Carlsbad, Shane Graff, also 12,  won the California Beach Volleyball Association 12U Tournament in Ocean Beach on Aug. 13.

Although they just met the day before, Solana Beach volleyball player Shane Flannery and his new partner won the California Beach Volleyball Association 12U Tournament, securing their spot in the Cal Cup Youth Championships next month.

Del Mar bodysurfer winner at world championships

Dr. David Lane (4th place M55-64) and Dr. Chris Lafferty (1st place M55-64) just before entering the surf for the semifinals of the 2014 World Bodysurfing Championship in the Mens 55-64 age division.

Dr. Chris Lafferty, 56, of the Del Mar BodySurfing Club won first place in the 2014 World Bodysurfing Championships in the Mens 55-64 years age division.

Fall Ball program coming to North Coast area

BaseballASAP is pleased to announce that it is offering a 2014 North Coastal Fall Ball program to serve Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Cardiff, Encinitas, and Carlsbad.

Del Mar swimmer wins seven medals in Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

‘I was a little bit off my time, but it was still nice to win that many medals,’ said Roy Perkins of Del Mar, who took two golds, four silvers and one bronze at the recent Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena. Photos by Joe Kusumoto/U.S. Paralympics

Del Mar’s Roy Perkins already has six Paralympic medals, but his quest for gold continues. The 24-year-old swimmer trains daily and participates in the largest competitions, while on the road to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

During the recent 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Perkins competed in seven events and medaled in all seven, earning two gold, four silver and one bronze.

SD Surf GU12 Academy wins SoCal Cup

Top row:  Coach Beto Villela, Ainsley Gibson  and Jennai Dugger.   Middle row: Desiree Foster, Annabelle Mitchell, Anahid Aivazian, Ashlin Thomsen-Marr, Caroline Fincher and Amy Flather.   Bottom row:  Maya Ebel, Liana Ahyuen, Emma Stacy, Jeana Freeman, Samantha Ward, and Bianca Aikens.

Congratulations to the Surf GU12 Academy team, coached by Beto Villela, for winning SoCal Cup over the Aug. 9-10 weekend.

Surf Academy GU9 wins at Murrieta summer classic

Congratulations to the Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team who took first place in the 2014 Murrieta Surf Summer Classic (Girls U9 flight 2) on Aug. 9-10.

Congratulations to the Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team who took first place in the 2014 Murrieta Surf Summer Classic (Girls U9 flight 2) on Aug. 9-10.

Former Santa Fe Christian pitching standout Nolan Gannon enjoying breakthrough year in pro ball

Nolan Gannon is in his third year of pro ball since being selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the fourth round of the 2012 draft out of Santa Fe Christian.

Baseball prospects are mostly rated by numbers. Their measurable skills are graded by scouts, and their performances evaluated by statistics. Former Santa Fe Christian pitching standout Nolan Gannon is doing just fine in those categories.

Former Francis Parker hoops star joins English pro team

Tyler Bernardini has signed with the Leicester Riders basketball club at Loughborough University north of London.

Former Francis Parker School basketball star Tyler Bernardini has signed to play with a team in Britain’s top professional league. He is joining the Leicester Riders hoops club at Loughborough University.

Del Mar Bodysurfing Club’s Wiedermeyer wins second championship in 2 weeks

Dr. Bruce Robbins and Briguitte Linn Wiedemeyer with their awards at the 2014 Huntington Beach Bodysurf Championship.

Briguitte Linn Wiedemeyer of the Del Mar BodySurfing Club captured her second first-place finish in as many weeks at the Huntington Beach Bodysurf Championship this past Saturday, Aug. 9.

Del Mar athlete among gold medalists at paralympic swim championships

Highlighted by gold medal performance from rookie Roderick Sewell, the 2014 U.S. Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Team continued to set the pace Friday, Aug. 8, in Pasadena. Two-time U.S. Paralympian Roy Perkins of Del Mar won a gold medal, then a silver during the competition.



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  • Horizon Prep in Rancho Santa Fe graduates from cottages to new campus building
    Horizon Prep dedicated five new grammar school classrooms on Monday, Aug. 25. Donor contributions have allowed the Rancho Santa Fe school to grow from 14 little green cottages to a school with 29 state-of-the-art classrooms and more to come. “We couldn’t be more excited about the opening of this school year,” said Dr. Bob Botsford, Horizon Prep president and […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe Republican Women to present candidates forum
    The Rancho Santa Fe Republican Women, Fed., members will present Republican candidates for federal, state and local races at their “Best Party in Town” event from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Morgan Run Resort & Club. The candidates have been invited to speak and meet with the voters. Cost is $25; light refreshments will be served. Please send check […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe Library to present Alzheimer’s series
    Taking aim at Alzheimer’s, the county Board of Supervisors in May launched the Alzheimer’s Project, an effort to create a regional strategy to improve caregiver resources and to support research efforts to find better treatments and ultimately, a cure for the disease. […]