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Tsunami Rec Soccer finishes season undefeated


The Tsunami rec Soccer girls under 16 team just finished its season undefeated, 12-0. All but two of those games were away contests. The remainder were in Del Mar, Oceanside, Encinitas and Scripps Ranch.  The is the second season the team has been undefeated in the Presidio Soccer League. The team of 15 girls from Escondido, Valley Center and San […]

Pats ride Patterson to convincing 48-7 playoff win


Coming into last Friday night’s Division V quarterfinal postseason contest between Maranatha Christian and No. 1 seed Orange Glen, one central question loomed. Simply stated, could the Eagles come up with a game plan to at least contain if not stop the Patriots’ Cael Patterson, one of San Diego County’s most prolific and dynamite running backs? In a nutshell, the […]

Sabers start season in promising fashion


From all appearances, a new day as well as a new destiny is dawning for the locally based San Diego Sabers, a Junior A hockey squad that competes in the testing Western States Hockey League. Saddled with an extremely young and inexperienced team last season, the Sabers labored to win games, securing only five victories in 51 outings. For San […]

Caimans stay alive, but Crusaders and G. Eagles suffer playoff losses

For Classical Academy it was a rousing start to the football postseason. However, for Escondido-based neighbors Calvin Christian and San Pasqual, what transpired on the gridiron amounted to disappointing ends to their respective 2018 campaigns. Entering the playoffs, all three of these squads appeared to have, at worst, a reasonable shot of advancing beyond the first week of the playoffs.  […]

Four Esco grid teams make the postseason


Hard as it might be to believe, prep football’s regular season has come to an end. In some respects, it seems as if it was just yesterday when the local high school squads where lining up for their opening games in mid-August. Indeed, things appear to have gone by in a blur. But now is the time when matters take […]

Peralta hopes to unleash punching power in bare knuckle event

Though he has certainly demonstrated other attributes during an extended MMA career, Robbie “Problems” Peralta has always felt that his fists and considerable punching power have been his greatest assets. Now, the 32-year-old resident of Valley Center who spent his formative years growing up in a tough Escondido neighborhood will have a golden opportunity to showcase what he does best. […]

Jags continue to roll while youthful Cougars look to the future


Know this about the Valley Center High football Jaguars. If they get on a roll, better look out because they can be harder to stop than a runaway locomotive. Just ask Mt. Carmel, who they torched 57-3. Or inquire of Imperial, a team that fell 40-14 to the prolific Jags. Rancho Buena Vista will certainly testify to VC’s potency having […]

Cael Patterson’ s 3 three touchdown runs sparks Orange Glen Patriots to a 31-25 win over Tri City

By DAVID A. WILLAUER, Contributing Writer

For the first time in 5 years the Patriots of Orange Glen have a way of winning key football games and experiencing their first winning season since 2014 when father Jason Patterson was named head football coach and finished 6-5.   After 3 straight losing season the team is off to a good start with a 6-2 record and one […]

Stewart happy to take on all comers


Know this about Classical Academy’s gifted golfer Jaycie Stewart. She’s an equal opportunity competitor who has proven she can produce impressive results against either male or female opponents.  You see, the gender of her foes is immaterial to the 5-foot-4, 16-year-old Caiman standout. All that matters to the likable Jaycie is having the chance to put her admirable shotmaking on […]

Clutch second half keys Jags win over San Pasqual


Arguably it was the most important and determinative second half of the season for both the host Valley Center Jaguars and San Pasqual High. After battling to a 7-7 draw through 24 minutes of action last Friday night, the respective teams fully realized the significance of what was about to transpire over the final two quarters. For the Jags, they […]


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