In a prelude to this week’s CIF Championships, the La Costa Canyon girls and boys cross country teams demonstrated that they are primed and ready for the section races by breezing past a solid group of competitors while defending their Avocado West League titles last Saturday (Nov. 10).
Another year, another San Diego Section Open Division championship for Torrey Pines girls volleyball.
With the cross country “championship season” fast approaching, Schroeder and Pueschel shared thoughts about their unique roles and the pressure that comes with them.
Free demo day clinic to be held Nov. 11.
Torrey Pines jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as the Falcons extended their unbeaten season with a 38-0 Avocado League victory over La Costa Canyon on Oct. 26.
The No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines football team clinched the 2018 Avocado West League crown and completed an undefeated regular season with a 38-0 shellacking of No. 7 host La Costa Canyon Friday night.
On a near perfect day at San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club, the Canyon Crest girls tennis team capped a near perfect season Thursday, Oct. 25,dominating a very good San Dieguito squad, 15-3, to win its first-ever CIF Open Division Championship.
The situation was hauntingly familiar Saturday night. A talented La Costa Canyon girls volleyball team that came in 25-9 and seeded third in the CIF Open Division playoffs let a 2-1 lead slip away and with it their first round match-up with No. 6 Bishop’s, 3-2 (25-21, 17-25, 18-25, 25-23, 15-12).
The Fall Racing Festival - slated from Nov. 9 through Dec. 2 - will host activities and promotions geared toward all ages and interests, while once again showcasing some of the sport’s elite equines in action.
Next month, a group of young golfers will tee it up and let it fly at the PGA Junior League Championships in Scottsdale, Ariz. The last time the San Diego All-Stars — based out of Encinitas Ranch Golf Course — played in the event, the result was a victory at the 2015 competition in Lake Buena Vista,...
Max Bingham had a game for the ages as Torrey Pines extended its unbeaten season with a 71-41 victory over Oceanside in an Avocado League game on Oct. 19.
If you’re going to turn off the television, get off your couch and check out some high school football on a Friday night, this is the week to do it on the North Coast.
Torrey Pines defeated San Marcos 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-15) in an Avocado League West match on Oct. 11.
Meet La Costa Canyon senior Gavin Simmons. A three-year starter in goal for the Maverick boys’ water polo team, he’ll also be returning this winter as the first string goalkeeper for the boys’ soccer squad, CIF Open Division runner-up in 2018.
Torrey Pines ran into a formidable defense and lived to tell about it. The Falcons countered with some tough defense of their own in a 13-7 Avocado League victory over Mission Hills on Oct. 5.
Is it possible for a team to play too well to reach its goal? The way the San Dieguito Academy (SDA) girls tennis team is performing this fall, it just might get a chance to find out.
The drama was missing but the result was the same as the No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines girls volleyball team knocked off No. 3 La Costa Canyon for the second time in two weeks, prevailing, 3-1 (25-16, 25-18, 20-25, 25-14), at home last Thursday.
With the opening week of the 2018 Avocado West League field hockey schedule in the books, there’s no convincing reason that defending champion Torrey Pines shouldn’t be regarded as the favorite to repeat its 2017 title run.
La Costa Canyon came from behind to defeat Canyon Crest Academy 3-2 (21-25, 25-21, 18-25, 25-20, 15-7) in an Avocado League West match on Sept. 25.
It began as a match that appeared to pair two field hockey teams heading in different directions. But after visiting Canyon Crest edged San Dieguito, 1-0, on a late goal Tuesday afternoon, it seemed the two opponents might have more in common than their records indicated.
With the distances expanding to three miles for the boys and 2.75 miles for girls, North Coast runners starred in Saturday’s Mt. Carmel Invitational at Morley Field, the first major test of the local prep cross country season.
No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines stormed back from a two-set deficit to stun No. 3 host La Costa Canyon, 3-2 (23-25, 22-25, 25-15, 25-14, 15-11) in Tuesday afternoon’s Avocado West League opener for both teams.
Torrey Pines continued its strong start as the Falcons opened Avocado League play with a 36-14 victory over El Camino on Sept. 14.
Here is a quick look at six of those unsung heroes who, behind-the-scenes, represent many others like themselves, making the world of high school sports turn on San Diego’s North Coast.
The No. 8-ranked La Costa Canyon girls volleyball team overcame a raucous crowd and stubborn host Santa Fe Christian to post a 3-1 (25-20, 25-23, 21-25, 27-25) victory Tuesday night, Sept. 11.
Looking every bit ready for the moment, the second-seeded La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team blew past third-seeded Westview 3-1 (25-19, 25-19, 20-25, 25-20) in Thursday night’s CIF Open Division second round contest at San Dieguito Academy.
Cardiff School District has presented the final site plan to rebuild and remodel Cardiff School. The project is part of a $22 million bond measure passed by 66 percent of Cardiff voters in November 2016. Finalized and presented to the school board, the design was a result of extensive public outreach...
Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 2-1 in the second game of a three-game Avocado League West series on May 5.
Coach Mark Brubaker’s second-seeded La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team came into Tuesday night’s CIF Open Division opener on a roll, having won nine of its last 10 matches. Visiting seventh seed Mt. Carmel did little to slow that momentum, falling 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-14) to the Mavericks in...
It was the match-up everybody wanted and now they will have it. No. 1 seed Torrey Pines (21-2) against No. 2 seed La Costa Canyon (21-3) in the CIF Open Division Girls Lacrosse Championship Saturday, May 12, at San Dieguito Academy. Game time is 5 p.m.
When the 2018 CIF Track & Field finals roll around on Saturday, May 26 at Mt. Carmel High School, Coach Bob Sisler’s La Costa Canyon squad will have no shortage of upper echelon, championship caliber entries in the field.
Baseball: La Costa Canyon extended its winning streak to 12 games as the Mavericks completed a doubleheader sweep of Carlsbad with a 2-1 eight-inning Avocado League victory on April 28. LCC starter J.J. Rytz struck out seven and walked one and gave up one run in seven innings of three-hit ball....
Since the La Costa Canyon swimming and diving program began in 1997, both the boys and girls teams have been perennial top five finishers in CIF Championship competition most recently placing third (girls) and fifth (boys) at the Division II meet in 2017.
La Costa Canyon started on fire Friday night, April 27, but it was the visiting Torrey Pines boys lacrosse team that finished in a rush, breaking a 7-7 tie with a four-goal outburst to open the fourth quarter en route to a 12-8 victory in the rivalry renewal.
Torrey Pines defeated Carlsbad 6-3 in the last of a three-game Avocado League West series on April 21.
With just three matches and a tournament remaining in the regular season, the La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team sports a 16-5 record, is undefeated in Avocado League West play, ranked No. 2 in the section according to the latest Union-Tribune poll.
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...
Over the course of four days next week, the boys and girls lacrosse teams from La Costa Canyon and Torrey Pines will square off in games that will likely determine not only the champion of the 2018 Avocado West League but the No. 1 seeding in the CIF Open Division Playoffs.
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.
Throughout his basketball career playing for the Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves and Phoenix Suns, 29-year-old Chase Budinger reached incredible heights in the NBA, and that’s aside from his towering 6-foot, 7-inch frame.
It was not your ordinary brunch at Belmont Village Senior Living on March 31, when the acclaimed San Diego State Drumline band, called “State of Sound,” under the direction of Tohbias Juniel, marched their way up to the building and into residents’ and visitors’ hearts. SDSU’s Drumline is a part...
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.
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...
When La Costa Canyon boys lacrosse coach Kevin Cooper called a timeout with 3:51 remaining in the first overtime period at Cathedral Catholic Tuesday night, March 20, he felt his team had not consistently been winning the one-on-one match-ups in the attacking end and he told them, “I need somebody...
Eighth-year Head Coach Casey Rector has won four CIF Open Division crowns in her tenure at LCC.
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.
Last year, San Dieguito High School Academy (SDA) celebrated its 80th anniversary. The oldest school in the San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD), it was the district’s only high school until Torrey Pines opened in 1975. Today it is one of four with La Costa Canyon and, most recently,...
The La Costa Canyon boys’ soccer team’s vision of winning the CIF Open Division championship as the five-seed came up one step short as Coach Craig Dean’s Mavericks dropped a 4-2 decision to No. 3 seed San Marcos Friday night at Mission Bay High School.
Riding a game high 21-point performance by sophomore Addie Werbelow and a double double from freshman Skyler Pavlovich, the San Dieguito girls basketball team captured its first-ever CIF title, knocking off Castle Park, 55-36, Saturday afternoon in the Division IV title match.