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La Jolla High girls golf remains undefeated in their league

La Jolla High School girls’ golf team.	Courtesy

The La Jolla High girls’ golf team, continuing an undefeated-in-their-league season, won each of their meets in recent weeks.

No. 6-ranked La Jolla boys water polo edges No. 2-ranked Bishop’s

La Jolla’s Cole Martinez scores a goal over Bishop’s Evan Elig (6) to go up 7-4 midway in the third quarter.

La Jolla’s boys water polo team held on to narrowly defeat Bishop’s 10-9 Oct. 10 at Bishop’s home pool before a large and vocal crowd from both schools, in No. 2-ranked Bishop’s’ only second loss at home this season.

La Jolla comes from behind to win Homecoming game

Viking receiver Brandon Bonham (7) leaps above his Coronado defender to grab a six-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Collin Rugg in the 27-22 Homecoming win Oct. 4. Ed Piper

With just over seven minutes remaining, La Jolla High School trailing 22-21 in its own Homecoming game, LJHS strong side linebacker Tyler Smith noticed that Coronado’s running back was focused on fellow Viking linebacker Bret Schuman, the outside linebackers blitzing.

First Team All-Americans: Water polo brings two La Jolla girls fame, friendship

Karli gets a lift from Georgia after a victorious meet in Michigan. Courtesy

It’s been a great month for freshmen Georgia Gilmore at the Bishop’s School and Karli Canale at La Jolla High: on Sept. 4, through their membership with the San Diego Shores water polo club, they were named to the USA Water Polo Association 2013 Junior Olympics First Team All-American for age 14 and under teams, a recognition given to the top seven players in each division.

La Jolla High School Football: Vikings amp up spread offense, but need stops on defense

Senior running back Eric Tims (2) tries to juke his Eagle defender in first quarter action last Friday at Edwards Stadium.

Jason Carter and his merry band of coaches in the “new” era of La Jolla High football have their chargers putting up points in the spread offense at an unprecedented rate. Opponents are seen gasping for air after repeated, bang-bang plays as the Vikings come to the line of scrimmage without a huddle.

La Jolla High School football sneaks past Valley Center 23-20 in home opener

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La Jolla High School’s Vikings football edged the visiting Valley Center Jaguars, 23-20, in the Sept. 13 non-league battle and home opener, which also included extra activities as part of the annual Blast Off event to kick off the sports season. The Vikings’ varsity football team now possess a 1-2 record. They play next when they host Santa Fe Christian of Solana Beach for a non-league battle 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20. La Jolla will play an Eagles squad coming off a 35-0 non-league loss to Carlsbad. The Santa Fe Christian Eagles record now stands at 1-2.

La Jolla Youth Baseball’s Pony All Stars advance to Super Region tourney

La Jolla Youth Baseball Pony wins SW Region Championship with Coach Tim Samuelson, Nick Hammel, Tate Samuelson, Noah McBride, Nick Ferenczy, Cole Dimich, Dane Hansen, Casey Mariucci, Carson Greene, Manager Steve Mariucci, Reed Farley, Ben Wintgringer, Garrett Brown, Noah Brown and Coach Dimich. Courtesy Photos

La Jolla Youth Baseball sees several All-Star teams go deep into the 2013 regional tournaments, and the seasoned vets from Pony league are the last team still playing.

La Jolla High Vikings to start football season with new coach, strategy

La Jolla High head football coach, Jason Carter

“You will see a different La Jolla High team than what you’ve seen in the past — I will guarantee that.” — Jason Carter

La Jolla Country Day Torreys baseball team gets by The Rock Academy Warriors, 2-0

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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.

The Bishop’s School tennis coach, Matt Copeland, gently guides his players in La Jolla

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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.

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