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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 [...]

Rowing: La Jollans win gold in two New England championships

Caroline Feeney and Ursula Granirer

La Jollans Caroline Feeney, a 2013 graduate of Francis Parker School and Ursula Granirer, a 2013 graduate of The Bishop’s School, found themselves rowing together on the Women’s Novice Eight during their freshman year at Trinity College, a liberal arts and sciences college founded in 1823 in Hartford, Connecticut.

Swimmers take to the La Jolla waves to raise funds for veterans

Tim Rayner, Penny Nagel, Lee Grove, Dan Simonelli, Artemis Spyridonidis, Dan Henry, Will Miller after their practice night swim at la Jolla Cove.

A group of 12 San Diegans plan to swim from Catalina Island to La Jolla Cove in August as a fundraiser for the Warrior Foundation Freedom Station, and 10 of them held a practice night swim in La Jolla recently.

Sports Roundup: Several La Jolla athletes end winning seasons

Centerfielder Bradley Zimmer (11), drafted in the first round of the Amateur Baseball draft by the Cleveland Indians June 5, brings in a flyball during his senior year at La Jolla High in 2011 against Patrick Henry. Zimmer batted .446 during his final year in high school ball.

La Jolla Country Day’s Hadiyah Muhammad seemed to have soared into the stratosphere as she beat all other comers in triple-jumping 37 feet, 11.50 inches to win the event at the CIF Finals May 31 at Mt. Carmel High School.

La Jolla sports stars to be honored at Prep Athletes Gala

“I focus by visualizing the race — every part of every lap from start to finish,” said Julius Diehr, who is among the local athletes to be honored at the Prep Athletes Gala on June 14 at the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park.

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