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LJCDS quarterback Braxton Burmeister: The key to success is leadership
A real insight into Braxton Burmeister’s success not only as the record-setting quarterback of Country Day’s football team but also as a leader comes in the story of how he dealt with beating out a...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smith wins Hurley Pro and Wright takes Swatch Women’s Pro at Lower Trestles
Jordy Smith (ZAF) and Tyler Wright (AUS) claimed victory on Sept. 14 at the Hurley Pro and Swatch Women’s Pro at Trestles, Stops No. 8 and 7 respectively, on the World Surf League (WSL) Samsung Gal...
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma volleyball spikes UCSD
The Point Loma volleyball team defeated crosstown rival UCSD in the final match of the D2 West Region Showcase 25-18, 25-19, 20-25 and 25-23, on Saturday, Sept. 10. PLNU is now 2-6 while UCSD falls...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. interscholastic sports team system vs. international system
Bjorn Backlund, familiar with the European youth sports system, is pleased his three children can play competitive sports on school teams in the United States. In Europe and most of the rest of the...
Sep 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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LJHS basketball player and diver finds perspective in life
Abby Ward can have a frozen, even frantic look on her face when she is madly trying to navigate a press applied by La Jolla High’s basketball opponents in the full court. Meanwhile, at the CIF divi...
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego Softball League proving a hit
Even though the days of summer are slowly winding down, the action on a number of area softball diamonds is in fact heating up. San Diego Softball (SDS), which involves 11 adult leagues (10 in Paci...
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla’s Mossmer wins Girls’ 16s USTA National Championships
It was a day to remember for fourth-seeded Nicole Mossmer. The 16-year-old form La Jolla defeated 17th seeded Julia Haynes of the San Diego community of Rancho Bernardo 7-5, 6-0 to capture the Girl...
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla’s Mossmer to face Haynes in USTA Girls’ 16s National Championship final
Fourth-seeded Nicole Mossmer of La Jolla, and 17th seeded Julia Haynes of the San Diego community of Rancho Bernardo, won semifinal matches on Friday and will meet in the singles final of the USTA ...
Aug 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coco Ho wins Supergirl Pro in Oceanside
Day three of the Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro – the largest all-women’s surf contest in the world and the only WSL Women’s QS6000 event in North America – came down to a battle between two Hawaiian ...
Jul 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pitching guru Tom House works with La Jolla players
A classic movie channel has been showing “The Music Man” lately, the story of a con man who tries to sell the small town of River City down the river. A pitching guru came to La Jolla recently, pro...
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emily Midgley, an accomplished dressage rider from Bishop’s
Robert Redford’s title character in the movie “The Horse Whisperer” would be nodding knowingly at Emily Midgley’s discussion of her relationship with her 10-year-old horse Jonathan. The Bishop’s eq...
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free, fun and early workouts inspire November Project SD
As the sun rises across the United States the tribes of the November Project can be found greeting the day with sweat, smiles and silliness. This is not your typical workout group. First off, locat...
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mission Bay grad makes U.S. Olympic team
While some folks just want to stick close to San Diego over the summertime and chill out, others are more than happy to hop on a plane and head for adventure. That adventure is even sweetened a bit...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weird, wild Over-The-Line tourney parties on Fiesta Island
Sun and offbeat fun will the orders of the day at the 63rd annual World Championship Over-The-Line Tournament sponsored by the Old Mission Beach Athletic Club at Fiesta Island in July. The tourname...
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Padres Hall of Fame opens at Petco Park
The San Diego Padres July 1 opened the new Padres Hall of Fame presented by Sony at Petco Park. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by Padres ownership and executives, members of the Padres Ha...
Jul 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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