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7 for 7 – La Jollan with MS keeps running marathons
Ten years ago, Cheryl Hile of La Jolla was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, today she plans to be the first person with MS to run seven marathons on seven continents in 12 months. Hile has been r...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gibson selected for Queen of the Beach tourney
Haley Gibson, days removed from her sophomore year at Bishop’s, has an icy, even steely glare as she converses with a stranger about volleyball on a deserted campus on an overcast Saturday morning....
Jun 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Caitlin Keane, life is a two-potato day; LJCD student has earned 16 varsity letters
We’ll start with an Irish story. “We eat a lot of potatoes,” says Caitlin Keane with a grin. She tells a story from her grandfather Keane, who she never met. “He would say, ‘It’s a two-potato day.’...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teamwork makes everything sing, Bishop’s volleyballer says
Having been to the prom the night before, and with a volleyball playoff game scheduled later in the day, Nico Langlois is playing it pretty cool. He looks rested and is animated in a conversation a...
May 23, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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MBHS grad Matt Bush makes pitch for Texas Rangers
To say it has been quite a journey in recent years for Mission Bay High grad Matt Bush would be an understatement. The former Buccaneer has dealt with more than his share of adversity, but that has...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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LJCD rock climber is a David to the sport’s Goliath
Giana Mitchell, all 5’1” and 123 pounds of her, looks up at the massive indoor climbing wall rising above her. It stretches up 50 feet, the tallest west of the Mississippi until recently. The first...
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nideffer to face Herreman-Bagby in women’s hard court finals
Ros Nideffer and Nathalie Herreman-Bagby, two former touring tennis professionals, won semifinal matches in the 50s singles division and will face each other in the finals of the USTA National Wome...
May 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocean Beach Pier Surf Classic releases final results
The inaugural Ocean Beach Pier Surf Classic, sponsored by AWOL and Hodad’s, recently released the competition's final results. Grom Boys Final 1st: Evan Gallen 2nd:Ben Murphy 3rd: Ethan Haughey 4th...
May 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big save, big mouth fuel Nguyen’s claim to LJHS soccer fame
Tai Nguyen, goalie for La Jolla High School’s CIF championship soccer team, makes a startling admission about his save in the shootout that won the semifinal game at Serra. “I blacked out,” says th...
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior tennis championships on tap at LJ Beach & Tennis Club
After taking a first-round bye, top seed and defending two-time 50s champion Ros Nideffer will play her opening round singles match of the USTA National Women’s 50-90 Hard Court Championships today...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cycling teams gear up for Amgen Tour of California
The 2016 Amgen Tour of California's San Diego leg, a 106-mile bicycle race, will start Sunday, May 15 from Mission Bay's Ski Beach and thread its way through several city neighborhoods before retur...
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocean Beach Pier Surf Classic on April 30
The inaugural Ocean Beach Pier Surf Classic, sponsored by Hodad’s OB, AWOL Productions and Revolt Surf, a local surf contest for ages young and old, will take place 7 a.m. Saturday, April 30. The e...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCSD finishes strong in San Diego Crew Classic
With three boats competing in finals, two of those in Grand Final races, the UCSD men's rowing program wrapped up competition April 3 at the 43rd San Diego Crew Classic on Mission Bay. UCSD finishe...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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La Jolla High freshman has cross-country down to a science
Soren Larsen, bearing the first name of a famous Danish philosopher, has an interesting explanation for why cross-country runners – at least those at his high school, La Jolla – finish a race in a ...
Apr 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop's x-country runner: China trip was all in a life's work
A conversation with bicultural Richie Reyes can fuel introductions to other cultures and rich historical experiences. The Bishop’s School cross-country runner, who plays the viola for San Diego You...
Mar 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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