Sports

  • TPHS lacrosse star settling in at Syracuse

    TPHS lacrosse star settling in at Syracuse

    Spencer Small’s earliest memory of playing lacrosse was actually one he’d rather forget. 

  • Dec. 14: Week in Sports

    Dec. 14: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines defeated La Jolla Country Day 67-55 in the Coast News Classic championship game on Dec. 9.

  • The season ahead: Avocado West girls soccer preview

    The season ahead: Avocado West girls soccer preview

    With U.S. Soccer now expanding its Development Academy program to include a girls’ program for the first time, high school teams across the county are feeling the effects of top players opting to participate in this new system of elite player development instead of playing prep soccer.

  • Torrey Pines girls soccer team tops at Butch Lee Memorial Tournament

    Torrey Pines girls soccer team tops at Butch Lee Memorial Tournament

    The defending San Diego CIF Open Division champion Torrey Pines girls soccer team showed last week that it might be priming for a repeat performance come March. Coach Martyn Hansford’s Falcons raced undefeated through five games at the annual 16-team, Cathedral Catholic-hosted Butch Lee Memorial...

  • Dec. 7: Week in Sports

    Dec. 7: Week in Sports

    Girls basketball: Torrey Pines lost to Christian of El Cajon 61-52 as the Falcons fell to 1-2 to start the season in the Matador Classic on Dec 2. Izzy Ascencio scored 15 points and had nine rebounds to lead the Falcons.Rachel Shen scored 13 points and Maddie McClurg added 12 points. Beryl Dannis...

  • Nov. 30: Week in Sports

    Nov. 30: Week in Sports

    Football: No. 2-seeded Santa Fe Christian defeated No. 3 San Pasqual 14-12 in a San Diego Section Division III playoff semifinal on Nov. 24.The Eagles with their fourth straight win advanced to the Dec. 2 championship game. They will play top-seeded El Centro Southwest at noon at Southwestern College....

  • The season ahead: Avocado West boys soccer preview

    The season ahead: Avocado West boys soccer preview

    Sixth-year La Costa Canyon boys’ soccer coach Craig Dean could be speaking for just about any of his coaching brethren in the Avocado League West when he says, “It’s arguably the toughest league in San Diego. Year-in and year-out, the majority of the teams are playing at the very top level as reflected...

  • Nov. 23: Week in Sports

    Nov. 23: Week in Sports

    Two weeks after blowing a big lead to rival La Costa Canyon, Torrey Pines left nothing to chance in a 40-0 victory over the Mavericks in an Open Division playoff quarterfinal on Nov. 17.

  • Carmel Valley Friday Night Lights offers flag football, community fun

    Carmel Valley Friday Night Lights offers flag football, community fun

    Carmel Valley Friday Night Lights flag football league has over 3,000 kids participating in fall and spring seasons.

  • Local high school boys and girls teams shine at Cross Country North County Conference Championships

    Local high school boys and girls teams shine at Cross Country North County Conference Championships

    The varsity cross country boys high school teams ran a 3.05-miles course on Nov. 11 at Kit Carson Park in Escondido. The runners competed in the Avocado West League during the North County Conference Championships. La Costa Canyon’s team won with 42 points, followed by Torrey Pines with 56 points,...

  • Nov. 16: Week in Sports

    Nov. 16: Week in Sports

    Volleyball: Torrey Pines defeated Canyon Crest Academy 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-21) in the San Diego Section’s elite Open Division championship match on Nov. 11. The top-seeded Falcons won the Open championship for the fourth time in five years as they extended their winning streak to 24 consecutive...

  • Golden Dragons win division championship at tournament

    Golden Dragons win division championship at tournament

    The Golden Dragons team won the Girls U8 championship at the Del Mar/Carmel Valley Sharks Recreational Tournament held Nov. 4-5. The team went undefeated in the tournament and allowed only one goal. They advanced to the final after the third round of sudden death penalty kicks in the semi-final...

  • Purple Thunder U12 division champions in DMCV Sharks tournament

    Purple Thunder U12 division champions in DMCV Sharks tournament

    The DMCV Sharks U12 Purple Thunder team, coached by Michael Whittle, assisted by Joe Hassell, won its age division in the intra-league recreational tournament held Nov. 4-5.

  • Torrey Pines Lady Falcons continue their winning ways

    Torrey Pines Lady Falcons continue their winning ways

    Ranked fifth nationally and first in California, Torrey Pines High School girls volleyball won the San Diego Section’s Open bracket championship for the fourth time in the last five years on Saturday, Nov. 11, by sweeping Canyon Crest Academy. The CCA Ravens (ranked 62nd in California) had met...

  • Carmel Valley Middle School girls 8th grade volleyball team wins two championships

    Carmel Valley Middle School girls 8th grade volleyball team wins two championships

    The Carmel Valley Middle School girls 8th grade volleyball team first won the Big Eight Middle School Championship match by defeating Earl Warren Middle School Nov. 9. The team then won the Coastal Conference Title Nov. 13 by defeating the top team in the Vista Middle School league. The team includes...

  • Coach mom: Friday Night Lights first-timer leads flag football squad

    Coach mom: Friday Night Lights first-timer leads flag football squad

    Solana Beach mom stepped up to coach her sons' Friday Night Lights team this fall. The league offers fall and spring flag football seasons

  • Cathedral girls field hockey team defeats CCA in CIF Open Division quarterfinal

    Cathedral girls field hockey team defeats CCA in CIF Open Division quarterfinal

    In an impressive display on both sides of the ball, fourth-seeded Cathedral Catholic shut out fifth seed Canyon Crest Academy, 3-0, in the first round (quarterfinals)  of the CIF Open Division Field Hockey Championships

  • Solana Beach paddleboarder finds unexpected glory overseas

    Solana Beach paddleboarder finds unexpected glory overseas

    International accolades were the furthest thing from Bart Schade’s mind when he went to Santa Cruz this summer for the Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race. While the race would, for the first time, decide who was going to join the U.S. team at the world championships in September, the truth...

  • Local taekwondo champ has Olympic dreams

    Local taekwondo champ has Olympic dreams

    Teenage taekwondo black belt Andrew Heiati won the American Taekwondo Association (ATA) PanAm Champion Championships in Peru in 2016 and the National High School Championship this year,

  • Nov. 9: Week in Sports

    Nov. 9: Week in Sports

    Football: Santa Fe Christian defeated Tri-City Christian 34-13 in a Coastal League game on Nov. 3. Luke Sanders rushed for 174 yards and scored two touchdowns on 21 carries to lead the Eagles. Sanders also had a 60-yard scoring catch. Eagles quarterback Michael Linguadoca completed 5 of 11 pass...

  • Oct. 26: Week in Sports

    Oct. 26: Week in Sports

    Football Torrey Pines defeated Carlsbad 31-24 in an Avocado League game on Oct. 20 for their fourth straight win. Mac Bingham rushed for 130 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries. Falcons quarterback Jason Heine completed 6 of 6 pass attempts for 115 yards and one touchdown and no interceptions....

  • San Diego Girls win Orange County Doubles Championship

    San Diego Girls win Orange County Doubles Championship

    Thirteen-year-olds from San Diego, Asha Gidwani and Amani Shah, won the Girls 14 and under division Doubles Championship at the Orange County/J. P. Yamasaki Junior Tennis Tournament held recently in Anaheim. This tournament is one of the top six tournaments of the year in Southern California that...

  • Torrey Pines Girls JV Volleyball team wins gold at Ramona Fall Classic

    Torrey Pines Girls JV Volleyball team wins gold at Ramona Fall Classic

    Torrey Pines High School JV Girls Volleyball team won the Ramona Fall Classic tournament Oct. 21. The event was held at Epic Volleyball Club and featured teams from around the county, including CCA, Bishop’s School, Eastlake and La Jolla High School. Asia Parks was named MVP and Audrey Sawyer received...

  • TPHS Girls Volleyball team racks up another tournament championship

    TPHS Girls Volleyball team racks up another tournament championship

    The Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions was held last weekend, and the Torrey Pines High School Girls Volleyball emerged victorious. Playing undefeated, the Falcons met several teams that tested their mettle. After easily handling Newport Harbor in three sets, TPHS met Mira Costa. Over four sets,...

  • NFL's Drew Brees bringing flag football league to Carmel Valley

    NFL's Drew Brees bringing flag football league to Carmel Valley

    NFL quarterback Drew Brees launching Football 'N' America in Carmel Valley this spring.

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