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Nine La Jolla students sign letters of intent for collegiate sports

La Jolla student-athletes Duke Becker, Justin Cook, Ian Beed and Rachel Carroll sign letters of intent during the 2014 San Diego Signing Day. Courtesy

Four students from La Jolla High School, three from Torrey Pines High School and two from La Jolla Country Day School signed letters of intent Feb. 5, committing to play a certain sport for a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) college for at least
one academic year.

Two former La Jolla student-athletes land on same sports page at Harvard

Karly Zlatic and Viktor Wrobel, two former La Jolla student-athletes, are featured on the same sports page of the Harvard Crimson. Courtesy

What a coincidence! two former La Jolla student-athletes — La Jolla High’s Karly Zlatic and the bishop’s School’s Viktor Wrobel — both covered previously in the Light — are getting some new, wider publicity.

La Jollans help host 40th San Diego Crew Classic on Mission Bay

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Collegiate rowing teams came together April 5-7, 2013 for one of the biggest regattas on the West Coast — the San Diego Crew Classic. The waters on Mission Bay served as the playing field for some 155 events, which culminated in trophy presentations Sunday afternoon, and the 20th Classic Brunch by the Bay, chaired this year by Jane Fetter of La Jolla and a committee of 21 volunteers.

Cross-country athlete Tanner Collins earns ‘Runner of the Week’ honors for UCSD in La Jolla

UCSD sophomore Tanner Collins wins the Triton Classic men’s 8k on Oct. 6 and has been named California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the week of Monday, Oct. 8. Courtesy Photo

UC San Diego’s Tanner Collins has been named the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for Monday, Oct. 8. Collins finished first in the men’s 8k race at the 20th annual Triton Classic on Saturday, Oct. 6, leading UCSD to a first-place team finish.

San Diego State picked 5th in preseason football poll

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The Mountain West Conference preseason football poll was released this week and the San Diego State Aztecs were picked fifth by media members who cover the teams. The Aztecs did, however, garner one first-place vote.

Times announced for remaining San Diego State football games

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The Mountain West has released kickoff times for the remaining San Diego State football contests in 2012. Of the six game times announced, four will kickoff at Qualcomm Stadium at or before 5 p.m. PT.

UC San Diego pitchers ink deals with Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals

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UC San Diego pitcher Tony York signed a free agent contract with the Chicago Cubs Thursday. The senior right-hander recently completed his collegiate career, serving as UCSD’s primary closer in 2012.

La Jolla Country Day’s Ayala says no to MLB, focused on college

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Sam Ayala, the senior slugger for the La Jolla Country Day baseball team, was drafted in the 17th round of Major League Baseball’s draft last week by the Chicago White Sox.

Former La Jolla High player picked No. 5 in MLB Draft

Kyle Zimmer, who was picked No. 5 by the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

It was only a few years ago when Kyle Zimmer played his high school baseball in La Jolla. On Monday night, the former Viking standout, and current right-handed pitcher at the University of San Francisco, was selected No. 5 in the Major League Baseball Draft by the Kansas City Royals.

Triton baseball players earn All-America honors

Danny Susdorf was named a Third Team All-American by the NCBWA. UCSD photo

Postseason awards continued to roll in for the UC San Diego baseball team Tuesday as outfielder Danny Susdorf and starting pitcher Ryan Goodbrand earned All-America recognition from two outlets.

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