Sports

  • SDA pole vaulter hitting new heights

    SDA pole vaulter hitting new heights

    Because it doesn’t have a swimming pool, San Dieguito Academy got itself a 16-foot pole vaulter—specifically senior Kevin Ward, who cleared a San Diego CIF and then state best 16-foot-1 at the recent Falcon Relays hosted by Torrey Pines High School.

  • Fifteen-year-old Rivera shines on links for Falcons

    Fifteen-year-old Rivera shines on links for Falcons

    Should one call Torrey Pines freshman golfer Jackson Rivera a prodigy? Let’s examine some of the evidence. He got his first golf lesson at age 4 and later played his first round of golf at Heartwell Park in Long Beach (the same course where Tiger Woods started), was in the Junior World Championships...

  • Gwynn Baseball finishes strong in Super NIT

    Gwynn Baseball finishes strong in Super NIT

    The Gwynn Baseball 13U team recently finished as the runners-up in the silver bracket of the USSSA Spring Championships Super NIT Tournament in Phoenix, Arizona on March 23-25. In the final, Gwynn lost to the Warriors Elite Chaos from Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Five of the team’s players are Solana...

  • March 29: Week in Sports

    March 29: Week in Sports

    Canyon Crest Academy improved to 3-0 in the North County Classic tournament as the Ravens defeated Valley Center 7-0 on March 23.

  • Torrey Pines girls swim team wins at Mission Viejo

    Torrey Pines girls swim team wins at Mission Viejo

    Team is aiming for 9th straight CIF crown

  • Del Mar gymnast wins state all-around title

    Del Mar gymnast wins state all-around title

    Del Mar gymnast Ryan Noonan recently won the level 8 all-around gymnastics title at the 2018 Level 6-10 Southern California Section State Championships, held at the San Diego Town and Country Convention Center March-16-18. Ryan, who is a 12-year-old sixth grader at Santa Fe Christian School, earned...

  • March 22: Week in Sports

    March 22: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Torrey Pines defeated Santa Fe Christian 2-1 in a Kendra Couch Classic tournament game on March 13 that went 13 innings. The game featured solid pitching from both teams. Falcons starter Joe Magrisi threw five innings of two-hit ball. He allowed one unearned run. Matthew Schlesener, who...

  • Surf 2005 Brookfield Cal South National Cup finalists

    Surf 2005 Brookfield Cal South National Cup finalists

    The San Diego Surf 2005 girls team, coached by Andy Brookfield, advanced to the final match of Cal South’s National Cup.   

  • Tennis served as translator for Torrey Pines senior

    Tennis served as translator for Torrey Pines senior

    When Nik Speshilov moved from Moscow to this country with his family at age 10, the current Torrey Pines High senior couldn’t speak English — yet he could talk tennis in a sense.

  • Spring sports on track

    Spring sports on track

    The spring high school sports season has begun.

  • Acosta, Elsom and Metz took CCA basketball to the next level

    Acosta, Elsom and Metz took CCA basketball to the next level

    The trajectory of the Canyon Crest Academy boys basketball program changed in September of 2014 when Aaron Acosta, Tyler Elsom and MJ Metz first stepped foot on campus as freshman.

  • Torrey Pines cagers storm into CIF semi-finals

    Torrey Pines cagers storm into CIF semi-finals

    Powered by senior Finn Sullivan’s 20 first quarter points, Torrey Pines jumped all over visiting La Jolla Country Day from the opening tip and romped to a 92-66 CIF Open Division Quarterfinal victory Friday night.

  • Solana Highlands Dolphin Dash

    Solana Highlands Dolphin Dash

    Solana Highlands Elementary School held its 8th annual Dolphin Dash Feb. 9 to support the STREAM programs and Discovery Labs at the school.

  • First round upsets leave CIF soccer brackets in disarray

    First round upsets leave CIF soccer brackets in disarray

    So much for the statistics, numbers and expertise that go into creating the power rankings used to select and seed the eight teams for the 2018 Open Division brackets for girls and boys soccer.

  • Feb. 22: Week in Sports

    Feb. 22: Week in Sports

    Girls soccer: Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 4-0 in a Avocado League West finale for both teams on Feb. 16. Freshman Karly Reeves scored two goals and Kate Thomas and Jordan Rowell each had one goal. Tatum Lenain, Chloe Gallo and Alexa Wallace each had one assist. The victory followed a...

  • 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...

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