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Chargers ink deal with quarterback Kyle Boller

Kyle Boller started his NFL career with the Baltimore Ravens

The San Diego Chargers agreed to a one-year contract with quarterback Kyle Boller on Friday.

La Jollan earns Ironman podium spot

Lina Ramos runs during the Ironman in Zurich, Switzerland earlier this month. Courtesy

Lina Ramos wasn’t much of a swimmer three years ago, but you wouldn’t know if you saw her in the water today. Earlier this month, Ramos not only finished another grueling Ironman triathlon, but this time, she was on the podium, placing third in her division at the event in Zurich, Switzerland.

Season officially starts for Chargers

Tuesday’s practice was mostly for newcomers, but a few veterans also showed up including quarterback Phillip Rivers. The team will begin full-squad practices today in preparation for the first preseason game on Aug. 9 against the Green Bay Packers.

The team began its Fall Camp on Tuesday at Chargers Park in Murphy Canyon with mostly rookies and a few veterans.

Franklin agrees to one-year contract with San Diego Chargers


The San Diego Chargers agreed on a one-year contract with defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin on Friday. Franklin, a 10-year NFL veteran from the University of Tennessee, joins the Chargers after spending the 2011 season with the New Orleans Saints, where he started nine games and recorded 17 tackles. The 6-1, 317-pound nose tackle has 204 [...]

La Jolla Country Day’s Ayala inks deal with Chicago White Sox

Sam Ayala

Sam Ayala, a 2012 graduate of La Jolla Country Day High School, has taken the leap into professional baseball.

Country Day’s Sanchez has solid showing at U.S. Open

Alberto Sanchez plays his tee shot on the 10th hole during the 2012 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City, Calif. on Monday, June 4.  (Copyright USGA/Jed Jacobsohn)

La Jolla Country Day golf coach Bill Cahoone saw something out of one of his golfers that was on par with the PGA’s best during the U.S. Open two weeks ago.

‘LT’ retires as a San Diego Charger

LaDainian Tomlinson speaks to members of the media on Monday

Flanked by his family and President Dean Spanos, the Chargers all-time leading rusher flashed his trademark grin as he re-signed with the team and then immediately retired.

Calling his own shots: Local valet has dreams of big league broadcasting

Andy Bishop  Courtesy of Grande colonial

Andy Bishop came real close to making it to the big leagues this summer, but for now, he’ll have to continue to hone his craft here in San Diego.

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.

San Diego Chargers sign three more draft picks


The San Diego Chargers have signed six of their seven 2012 draft choices to four-year contracts.

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RSS North Coastal News

  • ‘Downton Abbey’ Spring Tea to be held by Del Mar Community Connections April 18, 2014
    All things “Downton Abbey”— from ‘20s tunes to exotic teas — will be featured as Del Mar Community Connections holds its annual spring tea on Wednesday, April 23, at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 324 14th St., Del Mar. The 2-4 p.m. event includes music from the “Downton” era performed by entertainers “Janet and Jay” and piano music provided by Lori Ritman, who al […]
  • Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Solana Beach and Del Mar April 18, 2014
    Cathedral Catholic extended its winning streak to 11 games as the Dons opened Western League play with a 7-2 victory over Patrick Henry on April 9. The victory followed a 7-4 nonleague win against Mater Dei Catholic two days earlier. Will Law had three hits including a home run and a double and drove in four runs to lead the Dons in the Patrick Henry game. […]
  • Man pleads guilty in fatal Del Mar hit-and-run case April 17, 2014
    A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty April 16 to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation. Christopher ``Chip’’ Stockmeyer, 41, faces between nine and 15 years in prison when he is sentenced June 20 for the March 28 death of Rachel Morrison. […]