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Rancho San Dieguito Swim Team wins San Diego Junior Olympics Championship

“Our swimmers did a phenomenal job and trained long hours to prepare for the event,” said Joe Benjamin, head coach and director of the Pardee Aquatics Center at the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito. “We were the most spirited and cohesive team at the meet, and as always, our team values shined through. Many team records were broken, many of our swimmers made it to finals, and everyone brought their best efforts and best attitudes. It is clear that we are sure to see a lot more success to come from the RSD Swim Team.”

Carmel Valley Middle School Junior Varsity Field Hockey Team captures Big 8 League Championship


The Carmel Valley Middle School Junior Varsity Field Hockey Team won the Big 8 League Championship on Feb. 25 at Oak Crest Middle School, with a score of 2-1.

TPHS Girls Soccer Palomar League Champions


The Torrey Pines Girls Varsity Soccer team are Palomar League Champions with a 9-0-1 record in league play. The team celebrated Senior Night with a 4-0 win over Canyon Crest Academy.  Seniors honored were: Courtney Coate, Gianna Giacalone, Stephanie Merida, Zoe Purcell, Cami Tirandazi, and Macy Vrabel.   The Falcons, ranked #1 in San Diego [...]

Week in sports for Solana Beach, Carmel Valley and Del Mar

In any other division, Torrey Pines could have expected a relatively easy first-round playoff opponent after winning the Palomar League with an unbeaten record.

No such matchups exist, however, in the intensely competitive San Diego Section Open Division.

CCA Wrestling Team shines in competition, wrestler advances to Masters Tournament

Correy Carrillo, Matthew Gillicist, Greyson Olep, Coach  Connor Nessler, Tournament placer Sean McDowell, Kenton Olep, Anthony Carrillo.

The Canyon Crest Academy Wrestling Team competed in the CIF Division III at Olympic High School on Feb. 22. Several athletes won matches and one wrestler, Sean McDowell, at 115 lbs. placed 5th place, receiving a medal and the opportunity to participate in the county-wide Masters Tournament on Feb. 28.

Big 8 South wrestling team places third at tournament


The Big 8 South wrestling team, comprised of students from Solana Pacific Elementary School, Carmel Valley Middle School, and Earl Warren Middle School, snagged the third place team trophy for their efforts on the mat Saturday, Feb. 22, at the annual Big 8 Wrestling Tournament sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of San Dieguito [...]

1st Annual Canyon Crest Academy Mixed Doubles Tennis Fundraiser


Canyon Crest Academy Tennis Boys’ Team mom Laurie Schmid organized the first annual CCA boys and girls mixed doubles tennis interchanging-partner round-robin fundraiser, held Feb. 22 at the CCA campus courts.  Team captains Austin Schmid and Evan Sheng spearheaded the event.  In addition, Robin Goldberg assisted with scorekeeping.  Twenty-six players participated, including Coaches Larry Belinsky, [...]

Carmel Valley Breakers win the San Diego Classic 13U Open Division Baseball Tournament

Pictured: Back Row (L-R): Coach Todd Glick, Ryan Sanborn, AJ Mattingly, Arjun Nichani, Max Isaacman, Nolan Rogers, Manager Jim Joyner.  Front Row (L-R): Colin Myers, Charlie Miller, Michael Stearns, Parker Williams, Jason Heine.  Missing: Jake Pearlman.

The Breakers, a local competitive travel baseball team with players all from Carmel Valley, won the prestigious “San Diego Classic” Division 1 Open baseball tournament, featuring some of the best teams in Southern California.

Carmel Valley Middle School Field Hockey Team wins Championship


Congratulations to the Carmel Valley Middle School Varsity Field Hockey Team and their Championship win in the Big 8 Middle School sports league.  The Wildcats were able to stop the undefeated team from Oak Crest by winning the championship 1-0 with a winning shot by Kristin Bitter!

Middle School Softball Championship to be held in Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley Middle School players

This week will feature the “End of Season Tournament” for a “new” Middle School Softball Division jointly formed between North Shore Girls Softball and San Dieguito Girls Softball.  Girls from Carmel Valley Middle School, Earl Warren, Oak Crest and Diegueno Middle Schools will compete for the inaugural Middle School Softball Championship.  North Shore and San [...]



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