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  • La Jolla Youth Baseball Holiday Clinic draws a crowd

    La Jolla Youth Baseball Holiday Clinic draws a crowd

    Close to 150 kids and adults turned out for the La Jolla Youth Baseball Holiday Clinic on Dec. 23 at Cliffridge Park. There was a tremendous amount of excitement at the Pony field as Cleveland Indians superstar centerfielder Bradley Zimmer, Kansas City Royals power pitcher Kyle Zimmer, San Francisco...

  • La Jolla gallery features work by Carl Ekstrom: Chairman of the surfboard

    La Jolla gallery features work by Carl Ekstrom: Chairman of the surfboard

    Carl Ekstrom shows this reporter a photo of himself surfing taken from the deck at Duke’s La Jolla, sometime in the 1960s. “That’s me, doing a bottom turn on an asymmetrical,” he says, beaming. “I’m going up into there.” Ekstrom, 76, doesn’t surf anymore, but his surfboard designs still will for...

  • Prep Football: La Jolla’s three high school teams fall in CIF quarterfinals

    Prep Football: La Jolla’s three high school teams fall in CIF quarterfinals

    Three La Jolla varsity football teams — La Jolla High School Vikings, The Bishop’s School Knights and La Jolla Country Day School Torreys — made it to the 2017 CIF quarterfinals, taking the field on Friday, Nov. 17. But all three ultimately fell to their competitors, dashing any CIF dreams for...

  • 22 La Jolla student-athletes sign letters of intent

    22 La Jolla student-athletes sign letters of intent

    What better place to host the National Signing Day San Diego event than the home of San Diego’s only major professional sports team, the San Diego Padres? Student-athletes gathered at Petco Park Nov. 8 to announce where they will attend college, what sport they will play there, and sign their National...

  • Juan Reque: Sports-injury massage therapy to the stars ... and you!

    Juan Reque: Sports-injury massage therapy to the stars ... and you!

    BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: If massage therapist Juan Reque wanted to be a name-dropper, you could hardly blame him. His professional tennis clients alone include the likes of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova, for whom he worked five years as personal trainer and therapist. But happily for...

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