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La Jolla High basketball team plays into the stretch
With his recent use of yoga lessons for his players, Paul Baranowski could become the guru of local basketball coaches. Coaches and athletes have been known to try unorthodox methods to gain higher...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snedeker wins storm-delayed Farmers Open; wind damages Torrey Pines
Brandt Snedeker wound up winning the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course's south course on Feb. 1 without hitting a shot. Nashville native Snedeker, 35, closed with a 3-under 69 in n...
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amgen Tour of California to start, finish in Mission Bay
The 2016 Amgen Tour of California route was recently released, revealing a scenic but challenging course across nearly 800 miles of California's most beautiful terrain where the world's most accomp...
Jan 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farmers Open volunteer has come to the right place
If you laid all the spectators at the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open golf tourney end to end (assuming they're an average 5' 6”), they'd stretch from San Diego to Pasadena. Absolutely no kidding. That...
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brock Bradfield: Extreme sports are all in a day's play
Mamas, don’t let your boys grow up to be adrenaline junkies. This is a story about a stepfather and a stepson willing to try risky things, like drive a speedboat at 126 miles an hour and fly in a h...
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. women’s national team to take on Ireland in San Diego
The U.S. women’s national team will face the Republic of Ireland on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Qualcomm Stadium to open the 2016 schedule. Kickoff will be at 2 p.m. Tickets for USA-Ireland are on sale to...
Jan 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surfing's One Wave Challenge set alongside Farmers Open
Golf isn't the only feature at this year's Farmers Insurance Open golf tourney – in fact, a companion event touts local surfers hoping to ride their way into the Guinness Book of World Records with...
Jan 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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For two-sporter at Bishop's, life is no mock trial
Sahil Sheth admits practicing cheers for his school’s teams in the shower after he attended a Bishop’s-La Jolla High basketball game as a seventh-grader and being captivated by “the crowd, the nois...
Jan 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Day, Mickelson among field at 63rd Farmers Open tourney
The 63rd annual Farmers Insurance Open golf tourney, part of the PGA tour's so-called West Coast Swing, will run Jan. 28 to 31 at Torrey Pines Golf Course, with a $6.5 million purse at stake among ...
Jan 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chargers have option to join Rams in LA
NFL owners voted Jan. 12 to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to a new stadium just outside Los Angeles, and the San Diego Chargers will have an option to share the facility. The Oakland Raiders, wh...
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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For LJCD's Max Guinn, a little environmental ed goes a long way
Max Guinn, just a freshman, makes a lot of little contributions in many areas for the La Jolla Country Day School basketball team: In the Torreys’ first three games, the 6’4” swingman had three thr...
Jan 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Country Day's old soul stirs compassion amid new beginnings
Danielle Franger is a throwback. She reads the Wall Street Journal print edition. She listens to Italian opera. Mind you, she’s 17 years old. “Listening to opera stimulates me,” says the intense, o...
Dec 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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LJHS cage coach's birthplace is also his sports cornerstone
“You can eat breakfast on the European side of Istanbul, then drive to the Asian side and have lunch,” says Huseyin Demiral, second-year assistant basketball coach at La Jolla High School. The musc...
Dec 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCSD soccer standout Jordyn McNutt earns All-America honorable mention
Jordyn McNutt, a midfielder on the UC San Diego women's soccer team out of San Diego and University City High School, has earned All-America honorable mention for her 2015 sophomore season from the...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Padres to add new social space in right-center field
The San Diego Padres on Dec. 7 announced details surrounding upgrades at Petco Park for 2016. The centerpiece of the updates is a new two-level social space in right-center field inspired by San Di...
Dec 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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