Sports

Caimans riding a feel-good vibe


Don’t look now but the basketball program at Classical Academy is experiencing one heck of a revival. Winners of just seven games last season, the Caimans have completely flipped the script and as this is being written, they are currently tied with Escondido High for the most wins in the city with an impressive total of 12. Why the sudden […]

Escondido’s Mike Plant to be inducted into USA Triathlon Hall of Fame

Mike Plant of Escondido, California, one of the most influential contributors of all time to the sport of triathlon in the U.S. — will be inducted posthumously into the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame January 24. Plant was an author, photographer, journalist and entrepreneur professional for more than 40 years, with a career in multisport that spanned almost the entire […]

The name is Goodman and it fits


This reporter can distinctly remember a few years back when I first met and interviewed Jon Goodman, then the head football coach and an instructor at Classical Academy. He was upbeat, positive and had a definite vibe about him. And he certainly came across as the real deal. I couldn’t detect a shred of phoniness or even a hint of […]

SP holds off spirited Jags comeback bid in VL opener


Relatively late in the fourth period of Tuesday night’s Valley (League) opener between host San Pasqual and the Valley Center Jaguars, the Golden Eagles appeared as if they had matters locked up and were primed to put the game in the refrigerator. After active SP big man Mason McCreary had registered consecutive blocks that snuffed out a pair of VC […]


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