CCA Tennis is graduating six seniors this year.
Baseball: Torrey Pines completed a three-game Avocado League West series sweep of Sage Creek with a 7-4 eight-inning victory on April 14. The Falcons pushed across three runs in the top of the eighth inning for their seventh straight victory overall. Matthew Schlesener, who was credited with the...
Sixth-year Head Coach Larry Belinsky has been going against the grain at Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) and finding out that it works pretty well.
Joe Magrisi, a senior on the Torrey Pines High School baseball team, was recently named the Cal-Hi Sports Southern California Baseball Player of the Week.
The San Diego Bulldogs captured first place in their age division of the Spring OGP Tournament in Anaheim the weekend of April 7. The tournament brings together some of the best teams from all over California and Nevada.
The San Diego Youth Rugby Club “Mustangs” Under-14 Boys Team (U14s) completed the club’s first ever international tour this past Sunday after a nine-day, three-match journey around Ireland.
Now in its third year, Rebelle fields up to 50 two-women teams in a 10-day navigational challenge across 1,200 miles of deserts and backcountry.
Two-time CIF-winning coach Jono Zissi’s Torrey Pines outfit is top-ranked in the section.
Canyon Crest Academy baseball coach Ryan Mikkonen faced a formidable task when he agreed to take over the reins of the Raven program in the spring of 2016.
The Torrey Pines High School girls lacrosse team scored 17 points and held the visiting Del Norte Warriors to 9 in the Falcons non-league win on April 3. Mia Kohn controls the ball in the victory for the 9-2 Lady Falcons, CIF champions for the last two years.
The team went 4-0 over the two-day tournament winning the championship game (51-49) versus a team that had just defeated the third ranked 7th grade team on the West Coast.
“Eddie Mathews: Why He Was the Greatest Third Baseman of All Time” draws from Weber’s lifelong collection of news clips, as well as Mathews’ 1994 autobiography, to methodically dismantle the myriad injustices Weber believes his idol has endured.
Thirteen female bodysurfers stood shoulder to shoulder on March 25 on the beach at 17th Street—the Del Mar Bodysurfing Club’s usual haunt—and found conditions that were far from ideal.
The Canyon Crest Academy varsity baseball team is off to a great start this year with a 13-4 record. On Friday, April 6, the Ravens won the North County Tournament, defeating El Camino in the Premier Division championship game with a final score of 10-3.
Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy lost to San Ysidro 5-3 in the Lions Club Tournament championship game on May 29. The loss snapped a seven-game Ravens winning streak. CCA starter Jordan Goldmann, who took the loss, struck out three and gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits and one walk. The...
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.
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...
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...
Canyon Crest Academy improved to 3-0 in the North County Classic tournament as the Ravens defeated Valley Center 7-0 on March 23.
Team is aiming for 9th straight CIF crown
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...
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...
The San Diego Surf 2005 girls team, coached by Andy Brookfield, advanced to the final match of Cal South’s National Cup.
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.
The spring high school sports season has begun.
Torrey Pines defeated Sotomayor of Los Angeles 3-1 in the Southern California Regional Division II championship game on March 10.
The Golden Hawks made their own March Madness with a thrilling last second win in the championship game of the Master Sports 3rd and 4th grade girls basketball winter league.
The Carmel Valley Middle School Bobcats 7th grade boys team, coached by Tim Wade, capped off the Coastal Middle School Basketball Conference playoffs on Feb. 27 with a championship.
The Del Mar Golf Center has recently teed up a number of top honors for coaching, club-fitting and ranking among the highest stand-alone golf ranges in the nation. Matthew Clay, general manager of the Del Mar Golf Center, has been named one of the “Top 50 Kids Teachers” by U.S. Kids Golf. The award...
The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame – Walter J. Zable/San Diego Chapter will be holding its 46th Annual Scholar-Leader-Athlete Banquet Friday, April 6 at 6 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Center in Mission Valley. This prestigious banquet will be honoring 26 high school and three...
Saturday’s CIF Division II Southern California Regional Boys Soccer Championship game was played under dreary skies and a stubborn rain that never let up for the nearly two-hour duration of the contest.
Santa Fe Christian won its second straight state sectional title as the No. 2-seeded Eagles defeated No. 1 El Camino 63-52 in the San Diego Section Division I championship game on March 2.
The 2018 Varsity Cheer Team from Torrey Pines High School took home a top 10 FINALS ranking during the 2018 USA Nationals Cheer Competition in Anaheim Feb. 23.
Although the two teams will each have opportunities to play in the upcoming CIF State Championship tournaments, both had their eyes focused on CIF titles.
The Del Mar Powerhouse 10U baseball team won the XDS Long Ball Classic II tournament in Fountain Valley this past weekend.
The SD Bulldogs 13U 7th grade Silver team of the San Dieguito Boys & Girls Clubs won the championship of its division in the San Gabriel Valley (SGV) Invitational Basketball Tournament in Anaheim, Calif.
Boys basketball: Torrey Pines extended its winning streak to 18 games as the No. 2-seeded Falcons defeated No. 7 La Jolla Country Day 92-66 in an Open Division playoff quarterfinal on Feb. 23. Finn Sullivan had 32 points and nine rebounds and Michael Pope had 30 points to lead the Falcons. Bryce...
Ahead of the fourth quarter in the San Diego Section Division II girls water polo final, Canyon Crest Academy fans loudly chanted, “CCA! CCA!” In turn, goalie Avery Larson yelled to her teammates, “Let’s go!” The third-seeded Ravens, once down by two goals, took a two-goal lead into the final period...
The Torrey Pines boys lacrosse team celebrated its Senior Dinner on Feb. 15 at Morgan Run Club & Resort.
Drew Brees' Football 'N' America held a camp on Feb. 24 ahead of the new league's March 11 opening day.
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.
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 Elementary School held its 8th annual Dolphin Dash Feb. 9 to support the STREAM programs and Discovery Labs at the school.
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.
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...
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.
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 Academy’s boys varsity basketball team chalked up conference wins last week against La Costa Canyon 63-45 and San Dieguito Academy 65-56.
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...
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...