A goal off a penalty corner in the eighth minute of the second half by senior star Kristin Bitter lifted the No. 5 Torrey Pines field hockey team to a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over host Canyon Crest Thursday afternoon, Oct. 18.
Torrey Pines defeated San Marcos 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-15) in an Avocado League West match on Oct. 11.
Carmel Valley’s Lindsey Klein recently won the West Coast Reserve Championship in the US Hunter Jumper Association Jumping Seat Medal Finals in San Juan Capistrano.
On the heels of reaching the CIF Open Division semi-finals or better three of the last four years, Coach Chris Black’s undefeated 2018 Raven squad has styled a gaudy 14-0-1 record that includes wins over the likes of perennial power programs Rancho Bernardo, La Jolla Country Day and Torrey Pines.
With two matches left in the 2018 regular season, the No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines girls volleyball team is in the process of fine-tuning for the upcoming CIF Open Division championships.
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.
Sixth-year Coach Andy Corman’s squad was a solid third and the top San Diego finisher in the D-1 division at the Sept. 15 Mt. Carmel Invitational.
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.
In prep football, underestimate a team with “history” at your own peril. Top-ranked Torrey Pines got a taste of that adage Friday night but used a staunch defense and timely offense from an unexpected source to put away visiting Mission Hills, 13-7.
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.
Carmel Valley’s Natalie Wang is enjoying another stellar year in athletic events locally and across the country. Natalie, a 7th grade student at Carmel Valley Middle School, is a triathlete, cyclist and distance runner.
Torrey Pines defeated Canyon Crest Academy 3-0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-11) in an Avocado League West match on Sept. 22.
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.
Mistakes and an inability to convert offensive opportunities doomed Santa Fe Christian football team in a 33-10 home loss to undefeated Christian Friday afternoon, Sept. 21.
Senior running backs Mac Bingham and Evan Galluzzi combined for 189 yards rushing and five touchdowns as No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines remained undefeated with a 36-14 home victory over El Camino Friday night, Sept. 14.
Buoyed by quality depth at the top of the lineup, the Torrey Pines girls golf team defeated Avocado West League rival Canyon Crest Academy (202-215) Tuesday afternoon at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club.
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 Falcons’ boys varsity team finished third in the field of 16.
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.
Torrey Pines extended its season-opening winning streak to four games as the Falcons defeated San Pasqual 35-0 in a nonleague game on Sept. 7.
The sixth annual Olivenhain Kids Cross Country Invitational will be held on Sunday, Sept. 23 at Olivenhain Town Hall. The invitational is a great way for kids ages 5-14 of all abilities to experience a fun, kids-only running event. Age group races begin at 8 a.m. The course is a 500-meter loop...
Torrey Pines High School junior varsity girls volleyball team placed 2nd out of 20 junior varsity high school teams in San Diego County at the 2018 JV Titan Invitational.
The Rancho Santa Fe Attack G02 Premier soccer team, coached by Nate Hetherington, won the Labor Day Forest Cup held Sept. 1-2.
The team defeated a tough Albion SC team in the championship match 2-1.
Coach Brian Wood and the 2005 San Diego Surf DPL team won the championship of the 2018 SC Blues Cup, held over Labor Day weekend.
The DMCV Sharks B2007 Pejkic team won the NHB Cup this Labor Day weekend. The team placed first in its bracket, advancing to the semi-finals and ultimately winning the championship game.
Last month, Rose won her third bodysurfing world championship title in her age division at the 42nd Annual World Bodysurfing Championships held in Oceanside.
In the other two stakes that day - which was Closing Day of the meet - Summering posted a win in the $100,000 Del Mar Juvenile Fillies Turf, and Miss Sunset stayed unbeaten at the seaside oval with a victory in the $75,000 C.E.R.F. Stakes.
Spurred by goals from sophomores Hailey Dewey and Erin Poe in the first four minutes, the Falcons grabbed the lead early on the way to earning an impressive 3-1 victory over their traditionally challenging neighborhood rival.
It would be hard to overstate what happened Friday night, Aug. 24, at Torrey Pines High School’s Ed Burke Field. Torrey Pines Head Coach Ron Gladnick called it “the greatest football game I have ever been associated with” and that might not have done it justice.
Last year’s Avocado West League field hockey race came down to the final regular season game and it wasn’t until Torrey Pines staved off La Costa Canyon, 2-1, in that one that the Falcons officially earned their title. Canyon Crest, the 2016 champion, wound up second with La Costa Canyon dropping
The Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks Girls 2007 Flex team won the championship at the San Diego Premier Classic held at the Surf Cup Sportspark on Aug. 25-26.
A martial arts group from the Ocean Air Recreation Center made an impressive showing at the 2018 World Tang Soo Do Association World Championship in Greensboro, NC.
Jono Zissi demands that his players be involved in something bigger than themselves, and their sport.
Catalina Cruiser (pictured) crushed his competition in the Grade II, $200,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes on Aug. 25 at Del Mar, winning by 7 1/4 lengths.
For the third consecutive year Santa Fe Christian opened the football season against Olympian. For the third straight time the contest was decided by just three points—but Friday afternoon, for the first time, it was Coach Jon Wallace’s host Santa Fe Christian squad emerging on top.
The Borussia Del Mar Boys 2005 team played outstanding soccer in the United Summer Challenge 2018 Tournament.
It was a “Classic” weekend at Del Mar, which featured the meet’s signature stakes, a record-setting ride, and an emotional ceremony.
In an opening week match-up of two clubs with big post-season aspirations, a relentless, hard-charging defensive unit powered sixth-ranked La Costa Canyon to an impressive, 19-7, victory over third-ranked visitor Cathedral Catholic Friday night in Carlsbad.
Jordan Naughton is among a growing number of Torrey Pines swimmers who are forgoing the club swimming circuit for the beaches of San Diego.
Sixth-year Santa Fe Christian Head Coach Jon Wallace expects to suit up 35-40 players when his football team opens the 2018 season at home this Friday afternoon. That’s roughly 10 percent of the enrollment in SFC’s Solana Beach campus. Among the goals for his Eagles are winning the Coastal League...
Fifth-year Torrey Pines Head Football Coach Ron Gladnick has never been accused of looking for patsies to fill his non-league schedule. And despite the fact that the San Diego section will be starting its season one week earlier this year, 2018 will be no exception to that strategy. The Falcons...
The DMCV Sharks B2009 team, coached by Duarte Andrade, won the SoCal Cup in Oceanside this past weekend.
The Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks G2007 team, coached by Ashlee Farshler, won the SoCal Cup Tournament in Oceanside, Aug. 10-12. The team played hard and never gave up to seal their second tournament win in a row.
The Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks B07 Ortiz boys soccer team won the Anaheim Summer Showcase Soccer Tournament held Aug. 11-12 in Anaheim, Calif.
Two of the stars from the DMCV Sharks Elite Clubs National League program started with the sport as recreational players and both stayed within the same organization (DMCV Sharks) as they ascended from recreation to their positions on ECNL teams.