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Bishop’s in La Jolla eyes CIF championship

Bishop’s Noah Fales and Chris Alleyne (13) defend against the Cathedral Catholic High Dons. Ed Piper

The mind of the libero in volleyball is something to behold. The libero — the only member of the team to wear a differently colored jersey — stands a breed apart.

Sports scholarships available for juniors

Positive Coaching Alliance, a partner to the high school sports site MaxPreps.com, will offer Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarships for high school student-athletes in the class of 2015.

La Jolla Youth Baseball heads into 2014 championships

Kinsey Casdin shows off his home-run ball — the only one hit over the fence in Pinto. Courtesy

Playoffs are Saturday, May 17 at Cliffridge Park. Win or go home. Pinto plays single elimination, while Mustang and Bronco prefer the double-elimination format.

La Jolla High School’s tennis team melds youth gold rush with seniority

Freshman Riley Vickers and senior captain Colton Kellogg, the No. 1 doubles pair for La Jolla, share a moment of strategy during the playoffs last week.

The La Jolla High School tennis team have melded together elder statesmanship (in senior and captain Colton Kellogg) with a gold rush of talented ninth-graders this season to stage a 15-0 run in team matches, earning the deserved number-one seed in the CIF Division III playoffs.

SPORTS SHORTS: News from La Jolla High School VIKINGS

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La Jolla High School varsity girls basketball Head Coach David Westhem announced that his assistant coach this past season, Johnnie Horne, will be the new head coach of the Vikings for 2014-15.

Track & Field teams from Bishop’s School and La Jolla Country Day excel at Olympic Training Center meet. Coach guides Bishop’s jumpers to new heights

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Track & Field teams from two La Jolla schools — Bishop’s and La Jolla Country Day — excel at track meet held at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista. Phillip Lucas, The Bishop’s School assistant track coach in charge of jumpers, tries to impress one important thing on his young athletes: “It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish.”

La Jolla Sports Shorts

Inga Orekhova, a Bishop’s 2009 graduate from Ukraine, was drafted by the Atlanta Dream of the WNBA.

Bishop’s looks strong, La Jolla young and growing

Barrett Kearney (right) of The Bishop’s School reacts to the ball as La Jolla High’s Veronica Gonzalez (8) moves up to defend.

The Bishop’s School midfielder Alarisse Lam and her Lady Knights teammates kept bringing the ball from midfield (or even closer) like a relentless wave toward the La Jolla High Vikings’ goal, pushing the attack to keep pressure on the visiting Vikings April 21.

La Jolla High girls undefeated at the beach

La Jolla High School’s Bridget Odmark spikes against Scripps Ranch as teammate Riley Young (far left) looks on. Ed Piper

Riley Young and Bridget Odmark stood center stage during a recent sand volleyball contest. They (along with the few parents, coaches, teammates and passersby propped on the Mission Beach seawall and splayed on the sand around the court) knew it all came down to the final of three pairings against Scripps Ranch High School left to be completed.

Regatta rowers earn medals at Long Beach Invitational

San Diego Rowing Club Women’s Coach Susan Francia with team medalists Sarah Hoskin, Jillian Renly, Mariko Kelly and Marissa Gibson at the April 12-13 Long Beach Invitational Regatta.  Courtesy

High school-age female athletes of the San Diego Rowing Club (SDRC) won gold, silver and bronze medals at the Long Beach Invitational Regatta, April 12-13, where top junior teams from the western U.S. competed in advance of regional and national championships.

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