Sports

Sports begin to stir at Orange Glen


At Orange Glen High, like other prep schools throughout Escondido, a limited number of sports have slowly reemerged from the oppressive grip of COVID-19. As this is being written, cross country, golf (boys and girls) track and field and tennis (both genders) have initiated practice sessions with actual matches and competitions versus other schools expected to start in early to […]

Prep sports look to get out from under COVID’s shadow


Up to now, COVID-19 has been like a haunting reality that you wish to escape but haven’t been able to do so.  It has reached into virtually every crevice of peoples’ lives and has dramatically affected our perspectives, our social interaction and freedoms that we simply took for granted. It has created a fearful climate where an incalculable number of […]

Lori Lyons’s ties to the Sabers were invaluable


When it comes to local hockey and more specifically the San Diego Sabers, it’s been a year of heartbreaking happenings.  Because of the demise of the iconic Iceoplex, that meant that the Sabers would be forced to leave the Escondido area in search of a new home which eventually proved to be a rink in Carlsbad. But with their departure, […]

Justin Wells is new ECHS girls basketball coach

Justin Wells is the new girls basketball coach at Escondido Charter High School.  Wells grew up in both San Diego County and Los Angeles County where he played high school basketball. Since he graduated from college at Cal State Northridge in 2015, Coach Wells has spent five years directing and coaching club programs, coaching a pro- am team, and serving […]


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