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Adversity, and giving back, mark Trish Turner's life path
Trish Turner, a senior at La Jolla High School, wants to be a therapist so that she can help teenagers avoid going through what she went through. “When I was younger, I had a very hard time,” she s...
Aug 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The art of sport isn't lost on Country Day's Ladrido
Dean Ladrido, who listens to classical and contemporary genres of music – “I listen to a lot of music,” he says – discovered “K-pop” and tried to introduce his friends to it. “I kind of found it my...
Aug 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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A lovers quarrel fueled Malaika Underwood's baseball career
La Jolla High School had its own version of Mo’ne Davis – the girl who starred in the Little League World Series a year ago – but well before Davis ever burst on the scene. Malaika Underwood is her...
Aug 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla High's football player Gish attends Cal camp on robotic engineering
Christophe Gish and a classmate from La Jolla High, Sam Hum, walked into a room at UC Berkeley last month filled with 300 high school students. Gish sheepishly remembers the volleyball attire he wa...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB and Padres unveil official logo for 2016 All-Star Game
Major League Baseball, the San Diego Padres and Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer Friday, July 17, unveiled the official logo of the 2016 All-Star Game, which will be played at Petco Park on Tuesday, July 1...
Jul 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top ranked pros to surf at SuperGirl Pro
More than 100 of the world’s top pro women surfers will be battling for surf supremacy at the SuperGirl Jam Series WSL Pro event in Oceanside from July 24 to 26. Established in 2007, SuperGirl Pro,...
Jul 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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LJCDS baseball player Brandon Nance gives back
Brandon Nance saw 15-year-old boys in the Dominican Republic using 20-inch baseball bats, while he and his teammates at La Jolla Country Day School were using 33-inch bats, more proportional to the...
Jul 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adaptive surfing championship set for La Jolla Shores
The inaugural International Surfing Association World Adaptive Surfing Championship is set to take place Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 24 to 27, in La Jolla, bringing together the adaptive surfing...
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park at the Park to show USA vs. Colombia
The San Diego Padres and Mayor Kevin Faulconer on June 22 announced that Petco Park's Park at the Park will host a public viewing area for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup match between the United S...
Jun 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla High falls short in Division II tilt
An excellent effort during the regular year unfortunately didn't overlap into the postseason, as the La Jolla High School Vikings came up short in the California Interscholastic Foundation Division...
Jun 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playoff loss doesn't dampen spirits of Bishop's girls lacrosse
Alex Flagg’s stove-popped popcorn with Tajin seasoning, which contains chile peppers, salt, and lime, must be the fuel that powers Bishop’s highly-ranked girls lacrosse team. Despite a recent playo...
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCSD eliminates Point Loma in NCAA West Regional
Right when things looked at their bleakest the No. 6 seeded Point Loma baseball team mounted one of its best comebacks of the year to tie No. 5 seed UC San Diego at 5-5 in the top of eighth inning,...
May 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UC High's Wahhab: Change your approach, change your game
Yassin Wahhab, starting second baseman for University City High, has relaxed his approach to baseball over the past two years. Formerly, his drive to improve so he could continue to play past high ...
May 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial set in Pacific Beach for local Little League icon
On August 16, 1914, the Indianapolis Hoosiers, with future Hall of Famers Edd Roush and Bill McKechnie in the lineup, destroyed the Pittsburgh Rebels 21-6 in Federal League action. That same day, J...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ben Petty-Hull's versatility makes up for his size
The word “intentional” comes to mind after getting to know a little about Ben Petty-Hull and his family. On the baseball field, La Jolla Country Day School coach John Edman says the multi-position ...
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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