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Chargers introduce Family Section Packages


The San Diego Chargers are offering fans two different Family Section packages for the 2011 season. The five-game packages are $270 per seat, reflecting the Family Section price of just $54 per ticket.

Chargers sign two, 10 receive offers


The Chargers signed defensive end Ogemdi Nwagbuo and linebacker James Holt to contracts Wednesday and made contract offers (“tenders”) to 10 other players. Teams must make a contract offer to maintain negotiating rights.

Paolucci makes the cut at Torrey Pines


La Jolla County Day senior Anthony Paolucci made the cut as he shot a 1-under 71 on the North Course at Torrey Pines on Friday at the Farmer’s Insurance Open.

Woods off to good start, Paolucci ends at 2-under

Farmer's Insurance Open

Tiger Woods shot a 3-under 69 during the first round of the Farmer’s Insurance Open, while local Anthony Paolucci carded a 2-under. The leader after the first day was South Korea’s Sung-hoon Kang, who scorched Torrey Pines North for an 8-under-par 64. John Daly and Phil Mickelson each finished with a 5-under 67.

Sanders optimistic about new Chargers stadium in San Diego


A spokesman for San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders said Wednesday he expects progress to be made this year toward building a new downtown stadium for the San Diego Chargers. No fatal flaws have been found at the proposed site near Petco Park, according to mayoral spokesman Darren Pudgil. The site seems to be “the most feasible at this time,” Pudgil said.

Farmer’s Open big opportunity for La Jolla Country Day golfer

Anthony Paolucci plays in a tournament. Courtesy: Torrey Times

Anthony Paolucci, who attends La Jolla Country Day and lives in Del Mar, earned a sponsors’ exemption to play in the event at Torrey Pines Golf Course. He has committed to USC to play collegiately. Anthony Paolucci has made a name for himself already in the golf world as he was named the Rolex Junior Golfer of the Year last fall, an honor designated for golf’s best national player among 12- to 18-year-olds.

Chargers looking for new defensive coordinator as Rivera departs for Carolina


San Diego Chargers Defensive Coordinator Ron Rivera was named head coach of the Carolina Panthers today. Head Coach Turner and the Chargers now will begin the process of finding a new defensive coordinator.

Chargers place Gates on ‘Reserve-Injured’


The San Diego Chargers have signed fullback Billy Latsko and placed tight end Antonio Gates on “Reserve-Injured.” Latsko spent most of the last three seasons on the practice squad with Carolina and San Diego. The Chargers signed him to the active roster for seven games in ’08 but he has yet to play his first NFL snap.

Rivers, Gates and Dielman selected to 2011 Pro Bowl


Chargers Quarterback Philip Rivers, tight end Antonio Gates and left guard Kris Dielman were voted by the NFL coaches, players and fans to the AFC Pro Bowl squad,

Chargers sign linebacker


The San Diego Chargers have signed linebacker Brandon Moore and waived linebacker Darry Beckwith.

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