Sports

  • Girls Water Polo: Bishop’s beats La Jolla High School in first match, 11-5

    Girls Water Polo: Bishop’s beats La Jolla High School in first match, 11-5

    Although shots were many, goals were few in the first half of the first La Jolla High School Vikings/Bishop’s School Knights girls water polo game, held Jan. 3 at Coggan Pool on the Vikings campus. But as both teams picked up steam in the second half, the Knights defeated the Vikings 11-5. Going...

  • The shape of water polo at La Jolla United

    The shape of water polo at La Jolla United

    The La Jolla United water polo league — which launched last month from the ashes of the La Jolla Water Polo Club — practices at the La Jolla High School swimming pool

  • There’s something in the water: Cross-town girls water polo rivalry strong in La Jolla

    There’s something in the water: Cross-town girls water polo rivalry strong in La Jolla

    At the start of the new year, the first of two of legendary cross-town rivalry games will begin, when the La Jolla High School Vikings and The Bishop’s School Knights square off for girls water polo matches. Game one is 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3 at La Jolla High, 750 Nautilus St. and the second is...

  • Rack 'em up! La Jolla bike store owner leads push for snazzy bars

    Rack 'em up! La Jolla bike store owner leads push for snazzy bars

    In the three years since his San Diego Fly Rides bike store opened — first at 1237 Prospect St. and then, for more space, at 7444 Girard Ave. — operations manager Max Shenk found himself increasingly frustrated with La Jolla’s bicycle-incompatibility.

  • 29 La Jolla athletes sign Letters of Intent at Petco Park

    29 La Jolla athletes sign Letters of Intent at Petco Park

    Of the record-setting 260 student-athletes that signed Letters of Intent the morning of Nov. 14 at Petco Park, more than 10 percent were from La Jolla schools. A whopping 15 athletes from the Bishop’s School, 11 from La Jolla High School and three from La Jolla Country Day School signed letters

  • LOCAL BOY MAKES WAVES: La Jolla surfer Skip McCullough catches big break

    LOCAL BOY MAKES WAVES: La Jolla surfer Skip McCullough catches big break

    “Way to go, Skippy!” reads the sign, drawn in blue and pink magic marker and nailed to a tree in front of a Bird Rock house. Its 22-year-old subject is in the backyard, celebrating with 100 of his friends and relatives the highlight of his life so far. A week earlier, McCullough trounced 128 comers...

  • La Jolla High football claims Homecoming victory, 17-0 over University City

    La Jolla High football claims Homecoming victory, 17-0 over University City

    Although the game Homecoming was cut short due to rain, the damage was done in the first half that led to a Vikings victory over the University City Centurions, 17-0.

  • Super day for the Menehunes

    Super day for the Menehunes

    Super surf and a bumper crop of Super Menehune contestants were the order of the day at the WindanSea Surf Club’s 27th annual Menehune and Junior Surf Contest (for boys and girls ages 4-16) held Oct. 6 at La Jolla Shores. Surf conditions were pumping for most of day and there was lots of action...

  • Football: Bishop's Knights takes down La Jolla Country Day Torreys

    Football: Bishop's Knights takes down La Jolla Country Day Torreys

    Although The Bishop’s School Knights and La Jolla Country Day School Torreys football teams were almost evenly matched when they faced off Friday night, the Knights brought an aggressive, lopsided win home: 51-19. The Knights used a diverse selection of trick plays, running game, long passes, quarterback...

  • SURF'S UPLIFTING: Disabled veterans hang 10

    SURF'S UPLIFTING: Disabled veterans hang 10

    The VA's 11th annual Veterans Summer Sports Clinic hit La Jolla Shores from Sept. 16-20, where the disabled veterans who attempted surfing included 69-year-old paraplegic Irwin Gisler.

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