Sports

SAME OLD STORY: PADS RALLY IN SIXTH, BUT NOT ENOUGH AGAINST DOMINANT SOX LINEUP

 

By Liz Alper

Photo credit:  San Diego Padres on Twitter

 

March 11, 2016 (Peoria, Az.) - The Padres’ pitching woes continued as they faced off against the Chicago White Sox today in Peoria in another day of spring training.

SDSU TAKES HOME BASKETS OF AWARDS AT CONFERENCE HONORS

 

Photo:  Steve Fisher, SDSU News Center

Reprinted with permission from Times of San Diego, a San Diego Online News Association (SDONA) member.

March 8, 2016 (San Diego) - Four San Diego State Basketball players, along with head coach Steve Fisher, took home Mountain West conference honors that were announced on Sunday afternoon.

PIRATE’S COVE 24/12 RUN/WALK AT LAKE CUYAMACA MARCH 4-5

 

East County News Service

February 16, 2016 (Lake Cuyamaca) - Avast!  A run/walk at Pirate’s Cove along the shores of Lake Cuyamaca is set to begin on Friday, March 4th.  This unique event includes both a 12 hour and a 24 hour option, with the 24 hour portion kicking off at 8 a.m. and a 12-hour, all-night run/walk starting off at 8 p.m.  

FORMER REFUGEE AND BOSTON MARATHON WINNER MAKES THE OLYMPICS—AGAIN

 

 

By Liz Alper

 

Photo:  Keflezighi in the 2014 Boston Marathon.  Credit to Gr5 on Wikipedia

 

February 15, 2016 (Los Angeles) - Two years ago, ECM ran a story on Meb Keflezighi, the incredible local refugee-turned-athlete who won the Boston Marathon in 2014.

 

Always dreaming bigger, Keflezighi is realizing one of his biggest dreams two years later--he's going to his fourth Olympic games, this time in Rio de Janeiro.

EAST COUNTY ST. PATRICK’S HALF MARATHON AND FUN RUN MARCH 12 TO BENEFIT LOCAL CHARITIES

 

East County News Service

February 6, 2016 (El Cajon) – Registration is now open for East County’s St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk, Green Mile and Tribes & Clans competition on Saturday, March 12 (the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day).  This event aims to involve the entire family in fun and fitness. The Green Mile Fun Run, an enjoyable, short distance, non-competitive event, is also available. 

FROM THE YOUTH SPORTS DESK: BASKETBALL CAMP AT THE MCYC

 
By Liz Alper
 
February 2, 2016 (San Diego) - David Reichner, a former college basketball player for the University of Utah and high school, college and pro basketball coach, will be hosting a FREE basketball camp at the Murphy Canyon Child & Youth Center on Saturday, February 6 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  You can sign up at the MCYC (if your child isn't enrolled in basketball, you will need to fill out a waiver).

SAVE OUR BOLTS URGES CHARGERS FANS TO WRITE LOVE LETTERS

Photo credit to saveourbolts.org 
 
By Liz Alper 
 
January 22, 2016 (San Diego) - While San Diego waits on pins and needles for the final word on whether or not the Chargers go to LA, the Save Our Bolts organization is urging Chargers fans to use the old-fashioned form of persuasion:  writing a letter.

PRO-AM TENNIS TOURNAMENT JAN. 28 TO SPOTLIGHT SCHOOL CHOICE

 

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

 

January 21, 2016 (Ramona)  The community is invited to a Pro-Am Tennis Tournament and instructional clinic hosted by USPTA elite tennis pro Mike Rogers at La Casa del Zorro Resort. Juan Bautista de Anza Online Charter School students will participate by attending and learning. The event is open to the public and JBDA is excited to celebrate athleticism and School Choice options.

HOLLYWOOD CASINO IN JAMUL WILL HAVE TONY GWYNN SPORTS PUB

 

By Leon Thompson

January 20, 2016 (Jamul) – The Jamul Indian Village (JIV) of California announced the first ever Tony Gwynn Sports Pub will open in its Hollywood Casino Jamul slated for completion this summer.  Tony Gwynn’s Sports Pub will feature an unprecedented collection of memorabilia from the greatest athlete in San Diego’s history.

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