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Boys Golf: La Jolla’s Bishop’s Knights relax with humor during 2014 season

Front Row: Bryan Edwards, Charlie de la Lama, Reggie Davis and Austin Benham. Middle Row: Head Coach Matt Brumbaugh, Jackson Kalench, Tony Sotornik, Addie Lana, Ian Tierney, Patricio Acosta and Assistant Coach Marcus Chang. Back Row: Brian Kim, Reed Petroski, William Drummond and Chase Lauer. (Not pictured: Ben Brewer, John Takiff, Ian Caples and Anthony DiChiara). Courtesy

“I joined the high school golf team because the offer was simply too good to pass up: skip school to go play golf for free,” said senior co-captain Chase Lauer of The Bishop’s School golf team.

Boys Golf: La Jolla Country Day freshman rises from mini-golf to varsity team

The 2014 La Jolla Country Day School boys golf team includes Landon Nutt, Julian Davis, J.P. Bustamante, Harry Kang, Craig Clark and Adair Warren Ed Piper

Freshman Julian Davis, the No. 5 golfer among La Jolla Country Day School’s six varsity golfers the past the season, has a secret. The math-science major started out playing mini-golf, before he graduated to the real golf course.

La Jolla Youth Baseball sends 10 teams to PONY Section tournament

La Jolla Youth Baseball’s Pony All Stars team gather during the Regionals at Lakeside. Front Row: Maxwell Hyytinen, Evan Benham, Michael Campagna, Trevor Ace, Blaise Gimber, Bobby Murphy and Lachlan MacDonald. Back Row: Coach Scott Montana, Manager Jake Grosz, Alex Monell, Cary Percket, Marco Molina, Christophe Naviaux and Coach Rick MacDonald (Courtesy Photo)

La Jolla Youth Baseball sent 10 teams to the PONY Section tournament. The top four teams advance to a Region tournament where the drive gets longer and the pitching gets tougher.

Little People of America try surfin’ La Jolla Shores

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When San Diego native Ryan Gambrell learned the 2014 little People of America (LPA) conference would be held in San Diego, he immediately planned a day of surfing for its dwarf attendees. A surfer since childhood, four-foot-two Gambrell organized lessons for 50 other dwarves on July 7 in La Jolla Shores.

La Jolla YMCA gymnasts take national title

Front Row: Veronice House, Danielle Plumb, Julie Dodet, Sophie Loupias, Lauren Langbort and Kirsten Larsen. Middle Row: Hailey Berry, Sydney Arthur-Ridgeway, Ruby Rothman, Bridgette Bergman, Shulamit Crevoshay, Andrea Guerra and Savannah Lawson. Back Row: Kailley Callamaras, Josie Edmiston, Taylor Martin, Emily Veliz, Kailie Giebink, Marina Movellan, Paige Harris, Montana Ruderman and Caitlin Sanders. Courtesy

La Jolla YMCA Gymnastics Team was one of 30 teams from across the country selected to compete at the USA Gymnastics All National Championships, June 21-22 in Orlando, Florida.

‘Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational’ tickets on sale to benefit La Jolla’s UCSD Cancer Center

The surfing tournament features teams of four paired with a surf legend to compete in the contest. Past legends have included Fernando Aguerre, Debbie Beacham and Rob Machado. Courtesy

Now in its 21st year, the Luau and Legends of Surfing Invitational (formerly known as the Luau and Longboard Invitational) will kick off 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 on the beach near Scripps Pier.

Athletic scholarships to debut for La Jolla’s UCSD Tritons

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This fall will be the first time in UC San Diego history that the campus will offer prospective high-merit student-athletes athletic scholarships significant enough to help cover tuition and educational costs.

La Jolla Viking Tennis Champs Honored

Colton Kellogg and Sam Hum.

La Jolla High School senior Colton Kellogg and freshman Sam Hum were named first team All-CIF for their participation on the La Jolla High Varsity Tennis Team during the 2013-2014 school year.

Former La Jolla High School coach remembered with plaque

Kneeling: Buster McGee, Jack Batzler and Kym Harvey. Standing: Omer Ruiz, Don Buechler, Ed Olsen, R.D. Walker, Samuel Walter Harvey Jr., Stan Wyatt, Roger Shafer, Andrew Skief and Dick Wynn. Ashley Mackin

La Jolla High School Vikings from the classes of 1951, 1952 and 1953 gathered at their alma mater June 10 to honor their former athletic coach, Samuel Walter Harvey.

Teammates benefit from Bishop’s School summer sports camps in La Jolla

Robby Schreiber rocks in windup in the Knights’ game at Petco Park against Santa Fe Christian April 4. The Bishop’s School varsity head coach Joey Centanni is offering baseball camps this summer on campus.  Ed Piper

By Ed Piper Caroline Edwards, prepping for her junior year as a student-athlete at The Bishop’s School, has made a conscious decision to hone her field hockey skills at the school’s summer camp, July 15-17, under two-time Olympian Kayla Bashore Smedley. It will be fun, but all parties involved also agree there will be maximum [...]

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