Sports

San Pasqual’s NTV is hitting his stride


Noah Tellez-Velazquez’s first inkling that he had an aptitude for running came when he was in elementary school. He casually discovered that he could run faster, go longer and generally outclass his older brother and cousins when it came to simply scampering around. Noah’s interest in running then manifested itself in a more organized setting when he elected to run […]

SP soars, Esco has its moments at the Valley League (track) Finals


As far as the San Pasqual Golden Eagles were concerned, it was a most productive afternoon/evening last Friday at the Valley League Finals held up on “The Hill” at Valley Center High School.  The G. Eagles had a number of strong performances across the board that involved both their men’s and women’s squads.  In regards to nearby neighbor Escondido High, […]

Local athlete Mathis Wouters awarded $20,000 scholarship

High school senior Mathis Wouters was awarded $20,000 by Foot Locker as part of the  Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program that annually recognizes 20 students nationwide for exceptional leadership in the classroom and community, as well as for achievements in sports.  In a surprise celebratory reveal held at the San Pasqual High School Stadium on May 1 Mathis joined an […]

Caimans continue to mow down the opposition


Classical Academy’s 2019 baseball season just keeps getting more remarkable with each passing day. What’s more, the Caimans show absolutely no signs of slowing down or letting up. Right now, they are munching on the opposition with the same kind of efficiency as their namesakes do with their prey.      Winners of eleven straight games, the owners of a […]

Esco nips VC in compelling pitchers’ duel


In one of the best pitched prep games seen thus far this season in the North County, visiting Escondido High scored a first-inning run and managed to make it hold up while defeating league rival Valley Center 1-0 on a picturesque Monday afternoon up on “The Hill.” It was a contest that was dominated by a pair of hurlers with […]

Hey, somebody, anybody! Tristan MacMahon can play


When it comes to baseball, Tristan MacMahon has the goods and then some. A multi-dimensional player, the 2018 Escondido Charter grad has an enviable skill set. To begin with, he’s an assertive contact hitter capable of raking for a high average. And as the possessor of a keen and selective eye, MacMahon has turned getting aboard via walks into a […]

New baseball field dedicated in Escondido


On March 10, the efforts of many civic minded individuals came to fruition with the grand opening and dedication of the new Hidden Valley Middle School and Escondido Charter High School baseball field located at 2700 Reed Rd. in Escondido. It will be simply known as the Hidden Valley Ball Field. About a year in the making and at a […]

White Tigers capture inaugural game at new ballpark


What had been a momentous April 10 became even more memorable when the Escondido Charter baseball team made their debut at their now permanent home a successful one with an entertaining 8-7 victory over Pacific (League) foe Tri-City Christian. The game was preceded by ceremonies celebrating the opening of a brand spanking new ballpark located at 2700 Reed Rd. on […]

Caimans outlast Titans with signature win


Good teams had best beware!  Going into extra innings with the Classical Academy baseball team can be one dangerous proposition. Twice in two weeks, a pair of high-profile clubs have gone that route only to come up frustrated and empty. First to fall victim to Classical’s knack for getting it done in overtime was highly-regarded and 11th-ranked San Pasqual who […]

Springtime Laptop Snapshots


Now that the seasons have transitioned and spring has begun to take hold, it seems an apropos time to fire away with some more laptop snapshots. So here goes with what I think, know or believe.  But be advised to proceed at your own risk. After all, we aren’t engaging in exact science here. Though sportswriters like to think of […]


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