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UC lacrosse middie sees the humor in all that hard work
“He drops passes,” came the call up to the stands where University City High School lacrosse midfielder Austin Watkins is being interviewed. “Who was that?” a reporter asked. “Probably Wyatt Tucker...
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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As Chargers stadium plans heat up, so does the rhetoric
The war of words between the Chargers and Mayor Kevin Faulconer's stadium task force has no signs of ending anytime soon. It began when the Chargers teamed up with the Oakland Raiders to opt for a ...
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Padres release regular season broadcast schedule
The San Diego Padres recently announced the 2015 regular season broadcast schedule. All 162 games will be televised in English and will air live on radio in both English and Spanish. In addition, 1...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rivers limits discussion to 2015 campaign amid possible Chargers move
San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco emphasized after the 2014 season that the team would “definitely” work on a new deal for Philip Rivers, with the intention of keeping the franchise qu...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla High's Sakura Roberson runs for the pleasure-ment of it
To talk with Sakura Roberson is to enter the peace she resides in. But when the La Jolla High School 400- and 800-meter runner erupts from the starting blocks, the explosion of energy stands in sha...
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrestling made a new man of La Jolla High's Jack Hathaway
Interviewing Jack Hathaway, a wrestling co-captain at La Jolla High School, is different from interviewing other prep student athletes. One, he has a unique way of expressing himself. And two, rath...
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seven-sport Torrey says leave our money alone
“I’m really good in the air,” says Grayson Lyman, the seven-sport dervish from La Jolla Country Day School about his ability to head the ball in soccer, his No. 1 sport. What’s been kind of surpris...
Feb 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rash of ill effects from concussions, including injury to La Jolla player, fuels panel discussion
While it may be impossible to take violence completely out of the sport, rule changes, technology and public education can help protect football players against concussions. That was the consensus ...
Feb 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stadium task force to meet with Chargers
A task force that will make recommendations for siting and financing a new football stadium in San Diego plans to meet with the Chargers Monday, the group’s chairman said today. Adam Day did not gi...
Feb 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jason Day survives four-man playoff to win Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines
Jason Day saved par on the 18th hole, got into a four-man playoff and won the Farmers Insurance Open on Feb. 8 with a par on the second extra hole at Torrey Pines Golf Course. Native Australian Day...
Feb 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ducks bringing pucks; Fan Fest at Valley View Feb. 22
After a nine-year absence, professional ice hockey is returning to San Diego and the Valley View Casino Center this fall. The local team will be the top minor league affiliate of the Anaheim Mighty...
Feb 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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LJHS water polo: Dedication is Lexi Atwell's real middle name
Lexi Atwell’s middle name – Utahna – is also her mother’s and her grandmother’s first name, taken from a princess in a Ute Indian legend. There are multiple versions of the Native American tale, bu...
Jan 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Daniel Anderson has a head on some very big shoulders
Daniel Anderson, only a sophomore at Bishop's High School, has an awareness of and caring about other people’s feelings that you wouldn’t expect in a person so young. “Even in school,” says the fri...
Jan 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frankie Puente: Dr. Jekyll is Mr. Hyde
Frankie Puente is comfortable in his own skin, content with himself and with those around him—and not in a showy, “puffed-up” kind of way. One minute, he can talk about extending the hand of mercy ...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Bishop's player and her ex-coach, there's more to field hockey than the game
Tori Tran, co-captain and leader of this year’s Bishop’s School field hockey team, could run fast, but she wasn’t “athletic” before she started playing the game in the seventh grade. Then in the ni...
Nov 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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