Sports

  • Bishops defeats La Jolla 49-0 in CIF quarterfinals

    Bishops defeats La Jolla 49-0 in CIF quarterfinals

    The battle for Pearl Street has a new victor — and CIF has a new contender — after The Bishops School Knights defeated the La Jolla High School Vikings 49-0 on Nov. 18, in the CIF Division 3 quarterfinals. With the victory, the undefeated (11-0 overall) Knights proceed to the CIF semi-finals to...

  • Knights, Vikings, Torreys sign Letters of Intent: 25 student-athletes commit to colleges at Balboa Park ceremony

    Knights, Vikings, Torreys sign Letters of Intent: 25 student-athletes commit to colleges at Balboa Park ceremony

    During a celebration held at the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park, 25 student-athletes from La Jolla schools signed Letters of Intent, the morning of Nov. 9. With their signature, the students accepted an athletic scholarship and committed to the college that offered it, while hundreds of supporters...

  • Registration open for 2017 youth baseball season

    Registration open for 2017 youth baseball season

    Since 1952, La Jolla Youth Baseball (LJYB) has been helping young athletes develop the skills necessary to play the great game. Now, registration for the 2017 season is underway. LJYB’s goal is to provide organized recreational baseball played in a healthy, competitive spirit with an emphasis on...

  • 130 young surfers compete at La Jolla Shores Beach Menehune

    130 young surfers compete at La Jolla Shores Beach Menehune

    More than 130 surfers, ages 7-16 participated in the 51st annual Menehune Junior Surf Contest, Saturday, Oct. 29 at La Jolla Shores Beach. Organized by WindanSea Surf Club, the event drew participants from the Bay Area to Baja California, who competed for prizes in various age divisions. Top honors...

  • Victorious Vikings: La Jolla High girls' tennis wins CIF

    Victorious Vikings: La Jolla High girls' tennis wins CIF

    The La Jolla High School girl’s tennis team came out on top of the Division 1 CIF San Diego Section championships at the end of October. Seeded No. 1 going into the tournament, the team played a game a day Oct. 25-28.  In the first round, the Lady Vikings defeated Fallbrook. In the second round,...

  • Four La Jolla soccer teams win Labor Day Championships

    Four La Jolla soccer teams win Labor Day Championships

    Over Labor Day weekend in early September, soccer teams from across southern California met in San Diego for the La Jolla Impact Labor Day Classic. Hosted by La Jolla Soccer Club, home of the La Jolla Impact Competitive program, the eighth annual tournament paired more than 20 teams for tournament-style...

  • La Jolla News Nuggets Setp. 6

    La Jolla News Nuggets Setp. 6

    City: Children’s Pool restrooms to be fixed within four weeks Soon after the Children’s Pool Lifeguard Tower quietly opened in late June (after three years of delays and pauses in construction), the restrooms were closed to the public. They will remain closed off, foreseeably, until the end of...

  • Stoked in Spirit: Young Christians bond over surfing and faith

    Stoked in Spirit: Young Christians bond over surfing and faith

    Every Thursday night a group of young surfers paddle out together at a La Jolla beach. They call themselves the “Surf Church,” and afterwards meet at La Jolla Christian Fellowship (627 Genter St.) for pizza and prayer. Their meetings began in January 2015, and as co-founder Alex Reynolds explained,...

  • La Jolla Ironwoman overcomes back injury to run 10th triathlon

    La Jolla Ironwoman overcomes back injury to run 10th triathlon

    It was 1982 when La Jollan, then 22-year-old Kathleen McCartney, participated for the first time (and won) an Ironman triathlon. “That was one of the highlights of my life and really set a course for the rest of my life,” she said in an interview with La Jolla Light. Oct. 8, she will participate...

  • La Jolla High students plunge into Navy training

    La Jolla High students plunge into Navy training

    For almost an hour Sept. 15, the La Jolla High School (LJHS) Varsity Water Polo team received a water survival lesson similar to those that Navy officers must master as part of their training. “Basically, you’re teaching Marines how to survive in the water in adverse conditions, so if you fall...

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