Clubs

  • San Dieguito Youth Softball registering teams

    San Dieguito Youth Softball is now registering girls ages 5-14 for fast-pitch ASA softball and T-ball. Deadline to register is Jan. 1, 2016 at www.sdyssoftball.com. SDYS offers an encouraging and supportive environment focused on building fundamental knowledge of the game, skills and sportsmanship....

  • SDA volleyball player covers the court, and school games, too

    SDA volleyball player covers the court, and school games, too

    Lindsey King dutifully jots down notes, interviews players and then sprints back to her desk to type up stories on deadline. The budding sports journalist has landed a good beat. She’s covering a red-hot San Dieguito Academy volleyball team, which gives her a front-row seat to an unbeaten crew...

  • Harvard degree is bonus plan for LCC basketball player

    Harvard degree is bonus plan for LCC basketball player

    Tommy McCarthy admits he isn’t quite ready to dish out the hot stock tips just yet. “I really haven’t studied it that much yet, so I’m probably not the right guy to give that kind of advice right now,” the Harvard-bound former La Costa Canyon basketball standout said. McCarthy plans to major in...

  • Attack B98 Academy wins Albion Cup Nationals

    Attack B98 Academy wins Albion Cup Nationals

    Congratulations to the Attack B98 Academy team, coached by Paul Dougherty — who won the Albion Cup National Soccer Tournament, held over the weekend of July 18-20. The Albion National Soccer Showcase is well-known for a very high level of competition in the USA. The National Cup finalists have...

  • Encinitas National Little League 9/10-year-old All-Stars capture Section 6 title

    Encinitas National Little League 9/10-year-old All-Stars capture Section 6 title

    The Encinitas National Little League (ENLL) 9/10-year-old All-Stars defeated the Rancho Buena Vista Little League (RBVLL) All-Stars 10-8 in the Section 6 Tournament Championship game on July 20. The ENLL 9/10 All-Stars won the District 31 Tournament on July 9 to advance to the Section 6 Tournament....

  • Lack of experience no obstacle to Cardiff volleyball player

    Lack of experience no obstacle to Cardiff volleyball player

    When you go out for an elite high school volleyball program in one of the nation’s most competitive regions, you’d better have some experience under your belt. So when Cardiff resident Hannah Martin showed up for tryouts at Canyon Crest Academy last fall with less than a year of competitive experience,...

  • Wave Volleyball players win gold

    Ellie Auerbach of Solana Beach (left) and Katie Lougeay of Encinitas competed successfully for a gold medal in the 14 years category on Mother’s Day at the California Beach Volleyball Association at Huntington Beach. Both girls play for Wave Volleyball Club, and their team is headed to New Orleans...

  • U16 Coastal Dragons win So Cal final

    U16 Coastal Dragons win So Cal final

    Congratulations to the U/16 Coastal Dragons rugby team, who won the Boys Southern California Youth Rugby Championship, 21-20, with an exciting win over San Monica at Cal State Long Beach. The Coastal Dragons went ahead early, but the lead changed several times. A late penalty in regulation by...

  • ‘Mayor of Moonlight Beach’ is net gain for volleyball community

    ‘Mayor of Moonlight Beach’ is net gain for volleyball community

    Jim O’Donnell has spent many early mornings over the past two decades at Moonlight Beach fixing volleyball nets, raking the sand and prepping the courts in other ways. The countless hours he has donated to bettering local volleyball haven’t gone unnoticed. To many, he’s known as “the mayor of...

  • Coach gives back with annual Encinitas Express golf tournament

    Coach gives back with annual Encinitas Express golf tournament

    Encinitas Express Soccer League (ESL) coach Brett Mills has spent most of his life on the soccer field. “I would attend every one of my brother’s games alongside of my mom. Then when I was 4 years old, I joined Express’ rec program.” Mills moved over to ESL’s competitive team at the age of 9 and...

  • Hard work earns local athlete spot on All-American rugby team

    Hard work earns local athlete spot on All-American rugby team

    Most of Owen Duvall’s days start early and end late. Much of the year, by 6 a.m. he’s in the weight room. Then it’s typically a full day of school at Cathedral Catholic, followed by either rugby practice or endurance training. Not to mention, there’s also homework to complete. But his dedication...

  • SDA twins bring double strengths to Mustangs soccer

    SDA twins bring double strengths to Mustangs soccer

    Nathaniel Bloom and his twin sister, Miriam, have supported each other’s soccer endeavors unconditionally, practically since they were toddlers kicking a ball around in the backyard. Later this year, that loyalty will come with strings attached. The Bloom twins, both senior standouts on San Dieguito...

  • Pop Warner team’s run comes to an end

    Pop Warner team’s run comes to an end

    In a “hard fought battle,” the La Costa Canyon Pop Warner Midgets fell Dec. 10 to Connecticut’s New Britain Raiders 14-22. Following an undefeated season, the La Costa Canyon Mavericks secured a spot to Orlando, Fla. for the Division 1 Pop Warner Super Bowl Championships. The Mavericks came out...

  • SDSU soccer star handles stress with hard work

    SDSU soccer star handles stress with hard work

    The physical and mental demands of the Division I soccer season are grueling. The stress of a uniquely challenging university-level course load can be even tougher. And although former La Costa Canyon three-sport athlete Adam Allmaras is doing what he can to balance these demands, he admits that...

  • Encinitas volleyball player aiming for Olympics

    Encinitas volleyball player aiming for Olympics

    Encinitas’ Kim DiCello is making a living out of playing on the beach, ranked sixth in the country on the Association of Volleyball Players Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. A 2002 graduate of San Dieguito High School Academy, DiCello recently received the AVP’s Most Improved Player honors at the end-of-season...

  • SDA volleyball standout takes off with emerging sand game

    SDA volleyball standout takes off with emerging sand game

    Karina Langli knows a good jump when she sees one. Langli has been working on precision leaps practically since she was a toddler, developing her jumping techniques as a trained ballet dancer all the way through middle school. Now she’s part of a new trend that’s taking off. Langli is among a growing...

  • Junior Mavericks Running Club cross country beach meet

    Junior Mavericks Running Club cross country beach meet

    Junior Mavericks Running Club hosted a cross country beach meet Sept. 25 at Moonlight Beach. About 500 runners from all over North County participated in the event. Junior Mavericks was founded by Coach Robin Missailidis, the Diegueno Middle School cross country and track team coach since 2006,...

  • Encinitas junior golfers take second place in West Regional

    An All-Star team of junior golfers from Encinitas Ranch Golf Course came in second in the PGA Junior League Golf West Regional Sept. 20-21 at the San Ramon Golf Club near San Francisco. The winners, San Ramon Golf Club, will advance to the PGA Junior League Golf Championship at TPC Sugarloaf in...

  • Mavs fall-season basketball tryouts set Aug. 23

    The Mavs basketball club is hosting its fall season tryouts on Aug. 23 at the Encinitas Boys & Girls Club. The fall season is September through mid-December. Grades 3 through 8 are involved. Tryouts are free. Come check it out! Register at www.mavsbball.com.

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