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La Jolla Today - Sports
Bishop’s water polo goalie a born leader
Starting goalie on the county’s No. 1 water polo team: This guy is big, strong, with a fingertip-to-fingertip reach exceeding his sprawling 6’4” height. Imagine confronting him at the Bishop’s goal...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Padres announce schedule for 2017 Spring Training
The San Diego Padres have announced the schedule for 2017 Spring Training, the club’s 24th spring in Peoria, Ariz. Padres’ pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Peoria on Tuesday, Feb. 1...
Nov 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suella Steel wasn’t named prom queen at the ball, but she’s won a lot of Gold Balls
Suella Steel speaks with that Atlanta twang, and you feel like she comes from another time and place. “I had a chance to compete on the (U.S.) Olympic gymnastics team,” recounts the Southern Califo...
Nov 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla Torreys win Pee Wee title in overtime
The La Jolla Torreys Pop Warner team won the Pee Wee championship Saturday, Oct. 29 over San Carlos in dramatic fashion with a thrilling 31-25 overtime victory at Valhalla High School. “All the har...
Nov 02, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vikings win Homecoming and unveil new athletic facilities
The shrink wrap came off the new-and-improved sports facilities at La Jolla High as quarterback Cole Dimich ran for three touchdowns and passed for another to lead a 32-0 league demolishing of Serr...
Oct 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gulls return to Valley View this weekend
The San Diego Gulls open their second American Hockey League season tomorrow night, Oct. 14, at what will likely be a sold-out Valley View Casino Center. The Gulls, top affiliate of the Anaheim Duc...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 8 8 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 | 10 10 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 | 7 7 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 | 9 9 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 | 8 8 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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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