The La Jolla Youth Baseball season comes to a close Saturday, May 18 with championship games in the Pinto, Mustang and Bronco divisions. Shetland doesn’t have playoffs, but a lot of kids will play post-season games on tournament teams. Pony schedules its inter-league playoffs over the Memorial Day weekend at Tecolote.
May 16, 2013 | Posted in Clubs
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The 13th annual Menehune Surf Contest, organized by the La Jolla Shores Surfing Association, took place on Saturday, April 20, 2013 with more than 140 young surfers competing at La Jolla Shores beach. Full results in this story.
Effective pitching, timely hitting and good defense allowed the La Jolla Country Day School Torreys to beat The Rock Academy Warriors, 2-0, in a baseball game at Country Day on May 1.
May 10, 2013 | Posted in Prep Sports
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The U.S. Olympic Committee has said international rules don’t allow two countries to propose a joint Olympic event.
The La Jolla Kiwanis Foundation’s 32nd La Jolla Half Marathon and La Jolla Shores 5K ran without a hitch on Sunday, April 28, 2013. More than 8,000 athletes participated in the day’s two races, which began at 7:30 a.m. with proceeds going to fund youth, senior and community programs of the La Jolla Kiwanis Foundation. The half marathon course started at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and traveled south along the coastline to finish in La Jolla at La Jolla Cove’s Ellen Browning Scripps Park. The 5K began on La Jolla Shores Drive near Scripps Pier and also ended at the park.
Last week I had an opportunity to watch a tennis match at The Bishop’s School with coach Matt Copeland, as my guide. Before the match, he shared a little bit about himself and how high school tennis works.
The last few weeks of the La Jolla Youth Baseball season are full of come-from-behind victories, spectacular plays and timely home runs. The season ends May 10 and playoffs take place the following week with a league- wide Championship Day and Closing Ceremonies on May 18 at the Cliffridge Park fields. Our guest teams always compliment us on the excellent grounds that are carefully maintained, and say LJYB is a gracious host to the other leagues.
May 2, 2013 | Posted in Clubs
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On Sunday we ran the 32nd La Jolla Half Marathon. They say it’s one of the toughest half marathons in the United States. There is no doubt it is certainly challenging, but also ruggedly beautiful and worth the effort that goes into training for this event. The 13.1 course starts at the Del Mar Fairgrounds and ends at La Jolla Cove.
The Santa Fe Christian High School girls softball team came to La Jolla looking for an upset win over La Jolla Country Day School on April 18, 2013. Unfortunately, they were looking in the wrong place as the La Jolla Country Day Torreys hammered the Santa Fe Christian Eagles 11-1. It was a very close game until the bottom of the fifth, where it really got away from Santa Fe Christian.
Francis Parker School had their hitting shoes on April 11, 2013 when they rolled over The Bishop’s School, 10-1, in a girls softball game played at Bishop’s field. The teams were just not evenly matched and it was apparent from the very beginning.