Sports

Esco’s fourth quarter blitz sinks Ramona 72-62


Escondido High’s game last Friday night versus Ramona was fraught with heavy-duty ramifications. Not only were the Cougars (16-10) attempting to extend a lengthy winning streak but more importantly, head coach Paul Baldwin’s crew was trying to all but lock up a second consecutive Valley League crown.  Though the accomplished Baldwin was a bit annoyed over a careless Coug turnover […]

Sabers show grit against rampaging Mustangs



Last weekend they descended upon Escondido from their 4,301-foot fortress in northern Utah. They arrived as ravenous and insatiable beasts, untamed, running wild and virtually unchecked. They answer to the name of the Ogden Mustangs, undisputed titans and the exalted royalty of the 23-team, five-division Western States Hockey League. They are scary good and at times make juggernauts like the […]

Challenger Baseball invites children with special needs

Valley Center Little League invites all children with special needs to check out Challenger Division baseball.  Challenger division is open to players age 4 to 18, or up to 22 years old if not yet graduated from high school, with physical or mental challenges.   The Challenger division places players on teams based on ability, not age.  Valley Center Little […]

SP staves off Jags in riveting VL rematch



In a bang-up Valley League contest that featured five dramatic lead changes down the stretch, host San Pasqual converted two late drives to the hoop that enabled it to eke out a compelling 64-61 victory over Valley Center last Friday night. With a raucous crowd responding with resounding roars to every shift in momentum taking place during a thoroughly entertaining […]

Ex-Patriot Damien Miller finds a home at Miramar

There is absolutely no doubt that Damien Miller is a supremely talented basketball player.   To say the least and with his signature long, dark hair flowing behind him, Miller makes for quite the visual. Whether he’s using his astounding 42-inch vertical leap to attack the rim or sky  for a rebound, hounding opponents with smothering defensive coverage, dishing the […]


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