Sports

  • New names to be part of 2018-19 Avocado West lineup

    New names to be part of 2018-19 Avocado West lineup

    As a result of the North County Conference’s (NCC) recent biennial league alignment review, San Marcos High School and Mission Hills High School, both growing forces in the San Diego prep athletic universe, will be switching from the Avocado League East to the Avocado League West.

  • Torrey Pines stands out in CIF playoff brackets

    Torrey Pines stands out in CIF playoff brackets

    CIF San Diego Section Playoffs begin this week in boys’ and girls’ basketball and soccer and Torrey Pines figures prominently in three of the eight-team Open Division brackets. 

  • Canyon Crest wins twice, prepares for a deep playoff run

    Canyon Crest wins twice, prepares for a deep playoff run

    Canyon Crest Academy’s boys varsity basketball team chalked up conference wins last week against La Costa Canyon 63-45 and San Dieguito Academy 65-56.

  • Horizon Prep wins championship, makes it to CIF playoffs

    Horizon Prep wins championship, makes it to CIF playoffs

    The Horizon Prep basketball team clinched the Pioneer League Championship on Monday, Feb. 12 with a 49-10 win over CCPAA (Children’s Creative and Performing Arts Academy) at home. The Lions are heading into CIF San Diego Division V playoff with a winning streak of eight games. Under the leadership...

  • Feb. 15: Week in Sports

    Feb. 15: Week in Sports

    Boys basketball: The amazing winning streak continues. Torrey Pines won its 15th straight game and its 51st league game going back to 2013 as the Falcons defeated Carlsbad 73-54 in an Avocado League West game on Feb. 9. Bryce Pope led the Falcons with 23 points. His twin brother Michael Pope scored...

  • Ravens split pair to open league play

    Ravens split pair to open league play

    Canyon Crest opened league basketball play last Wednesday evening, Jan. 17, with a convincing win at home against a stubborn Carlsbad team, 67-52.

  • Successful FUTGolf fundraiser benefits TPHS Soccer

    Successful FUTGolf fundraiser benefits TPHS Soccer

    TPHS Soccer recently hosted the 3rd annual FUTGolf fundraiser at the Rancho Carlsbad Golf Course. This was the event’s most successful year with over 80 golfers taking the course. Volunteers, golfers and sponsors made it possible to raise almost $6,000 for the soccer program. The Falcons boys team...

  • Jan. 18: Week in Sports

    Jan. 18: Week in Sports

    Boys basketball: If a rigorous preseason nonleague schedule was a test, Torrey Pines aced it. The Falcons capped their preparation for Avocado League West play with a 57-54 victory over El Camino on Jan. 12, extending their winning streak to six games and improving their overall record for the...

  • Local grapplers take on visiting Japanese team

    Local grapplers take on visiting Japanese team

    La Costa Canyon High School hosted a cultural exchange Jan. 9 between Japan and the Unites States. This culture exchange did not take place in the classroom, dance floor or in a stadium — this exchange took place on a wrestling mat.  

  • Cathedral Catholic's Brycen Newman named Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player

    Cathedral Catholic's Brycen Newman named Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player

    Brycen Newman, a Cathedral Catholic High School senior, recently received the 2017 Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player Award. Brycen was presented with a $2,000 scholarship and honored on the field at the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl on Dec. 28. The Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player...

  • 2005 Surf Girls finalists in Albion Showcase

    2005 Surf Girls finalists in Albion Showcase

    The Surf 2005 Girls Academy team were finalists of the top flight of the 2018 Albion Development Showcase held Jan. 6-7. The team won each of its pool play games as well as a semi-final game to advance to the final match. The championship game was an intense battle ending in a 0-0 draw after regulation...

  • Jan. 11: Week in Sports

    Jan. 11: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines standout Rachel Shen had her first career triple-double as the Falcons defeated Vista 65-51 in a Tip-Off Classic tournament game on Jan. 3.

  • DMCV Sharks win Girls U10 Flight 1 of the Escondido New Year's Kickoff Soccer Tournament

    DMCV Sharks win Girls U10 Flight 1 of the Escondido New Year's Kickoff Soccer Tournament

    The Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks All-Star Gold Team, coached by Mark Tichenor and Dan Crouch, won the girls U10 flight 1 of the Escondido New Year’s Kickoff Soccer Tournament held Jan 6-7. The team went undefeated through four games in their second consecutive tournament win. The Sharks earned...

  • DMCV Sharks BU14 Gold win a second championship

    DMCV Sharks BU14 Gold win a second championship

    Del Mar Sharks BU14 Gold are champions of the Escondido New Year’s Kick Off Tournament for All Stars. 

  • San Luis Rey survivor Greyvitos chasing Kentucky Derby dream

    San Luis Rey survivor Greyvitos chasing Kentucky Derby dream

    In Barn A at smoldering San Luis Rey Downs on Dec. 7, the Kentucky Derby dream of Adam Kitchingman stood in his stall at the training facility bathed in smoke — an island of fragile safety at a place where 46 horses lost their lives. Greyvitos, already a winner in Del Mar’s Bob Hope Stakes, was...

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