Sports

  • Falcons fall to Santa Fe Christian

    Falcons fall to Santa Fe Christian

    Torrey Pines lost at home 31-0 to Santa Fe Christian, picked by The San Diego Union- Tribune to win the Coastal League. The SFC pass rush put tremendous pressure on sophomore quarterback Miles Hastings all night and he was intercepted five times, including the Falcons’ first three possessions....

  • Falcons tame Cougars

    Falcons tame Cougars

    Torrey Pines Falcons won 23-10 over the Steele Canyon Cougars, a Division 1 semi-finalist last season. Torrey Pines opened the game looking like the young team they are, clearly struggling against the talent-packed Cougars, rushing 6 times for net 1 yard and attempting one pass which fell incomplete....

  • CCA volleyball team gets ‘comfortable being uncomfortable’ on Europe trip

    CCA volleyball team gets ‘comfortable being uncomfortable’ on Europe trip

    They played elite high school volleyball teams half a world away, toured historic Vienna and navigated the canals of Venice. But what Canyon Crest Academy volleyball standout Hannah Martin remembers most about her team’s trip to Europe last month were the dinners. It was during those moments in...

  • Ready for some football

    Ready for some football

    Football was back under the Friday night lights on Aug. 26 at Torrey Pines High’s Ed Burke Field. The Falcons faced off against Steele Canyon in their season opener and won 23-10. Sophomore quarterback Miles Hastings connected with Scotty Gange and Micheal Gadinis for two touchdowns and Luke Duerr...

  • Former CCA track and cross country standout Bernd overcomes iron deficiency

    Kelly Bernd knew something wasn’t right. One runner after the next was passing her by on the same 3.1-mile course at Guajome Park where a year earlier she won the Avocado League finals. “I just kept dropping back, “ Bernd said. “I was like jogging.” The Canyon Crest Academy standout could hear...

  • Accomplished RSF volleyball player headed to USC

    Rancho Santa Fe resident and volleyball player Brennan Wilhite has verbally accepted a scholarship offer to play women’s volleyball at USC beginning in the fall of 2017. Brennan is a Class of 2017 student-athlete at Cathedral Catholic High School. Brennan’s accomplishments include: USA Volleyball...

  • For Torrey Pines softball standouts

    For Torrey Pines softball standouts

    It’s not every day that a freshman makes an impact on a high school softball team in one of the nation’s most competitive regions. When a team has two, it attracts some curiosity. When a team has three, people take notice. Such was the case for Torrey Pines High School, which won the Palomar League...

  • Rancho Santa Fe's MJ Sweeney to play in 2016 Ripken Futures Game Powered By Under Armour Roster

    Rancho Santa Fe's MJ Sweeney to play in 2016 Ripken Futures Game Powered By Under Armour Roster

    Ripken Baseball recently announced the selection of MJ Sweeney, son of five-time MLB All Star Mike Sweeney, to its roster for the 2016 Ripken Futures Game Powered By Under Armour. The game will be hosted at The Ripken Experience Aberdeen Powered By Under Armour on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 3 p.m. EST....

  • RSF Attack B99 Academy wins Seattle Cup U19 Division

    RSF Attack B99 Academy wins Seattle Cup U19 Division

    The RSF Attack B99 Academy boys team visited Seattle last weekend to test themselves against select teams in the Seattle Cup hosted by Seattle United. Despite being moved up a Division “because they are from Southern California,” the team went undefeated through the weekend and went on to win the...

  • Longtime Torrey Pines cross country coach Brent Thorne to step down after this season

    Longtime Torrey Pines cross country coach Brent Thorne to step down after this season

    The routine goes back to the late 1980s. The five-hour bus ride through the Central Valley leaves Torrey Pines High at the crack of dawn. The frantic two-day state championship meet, held annually at Woodward Park in Fresno on Thanksgiving weekend, would sometimes end with exhilarating victories...

  • North County paralympian Perkins headed to Rio

    North County paralympian Perkins headed to Rio

    One of North County’s very own is headed down to Rio de Janeiro. Twenty-six-year-old swimmer Roy Perkins is gearing up for his third trip to the Paralympics after making the cut after early June trials in Charlotte, North Carolina. For Perkins, a graduate of La Jolla’s The Bishop’s School, it’s...

  • TPHS grad makes first women’s Olympic rugby team

    TPHS grad makes first women’s Olympic rugby team

    Rancho Santa Fe native Jessica “JJ” Javelet has earned a spot on the USA Olympic Women’s Rugby team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games. This will mark the first women’s rugby sevens competition in the Olympics and games will be played at Deodoro Stadium Aug. 6-8. The Games will be the Torrey...

  • Rival CCA, TPHS wrestling coaches team up to build Carmel Valley club

    Rival CCA, TPHS wrestling coaches team up to build Carmel Valley club

    Early next year, they’ll engage in a fierce rivalry. But these days, Torrey Pines and Canyon Crest Academy’s wrestling teams are pals. Over the summer, the two teams have combined to form the Carmel Valley Rebels Wrestling Club (CVRWC), a startup that just launched in June. The club is the brainchild...

  • Torrey Pines Freddie Awards Night celebrates athletic achievements

    Torrey Pines Freddie Awards Night celebrates athletic achievements

    Torrey Pines High School hosted its 2nd annual Freddie Awards show in June to celebrate another great year of athletic achievement. The Falcons won a national, state, and a record 11 San Diego CIF and 15 League championship titles in the 2015-16 academic year. Highlights included the boys tennis...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club driving effort for more junior players

    Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club driving effort for more junior players

    Seeing new young golfers picking up the game is truly a great sight to see for Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club members. Through the growing junior golf program, camps, clinics and individual and group lessons are available year round, teaching kids fundamentals and respect for the game that hopefully...

  • RSF resident headed to ITF Senior World Championships

    The United States Tennis Association (USTA)recently announced that Carolyn Nichols of Rancho Santa Fe is one of 24 players who will represent the United States at the ITF Seniors World Team Championships, the senior equivalent of tennis’ Davis Cup and Fed Cup competitions. The 24 American athletes...

  • Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach and Rancho Santa Fe

    Baseball: Cathedral Catholic defeated Eastlake 5-2 in the Open Division championship game on June 4. The Dons broke a scoreless deadlock in the top of the third inning with a four-run rally that set the tone for their seventh consecutive victory to close out the season. Senior Quinn Hoffman and...

  • Torrey Pines High School Golf Team wins state championship

    A season that started in transition ended in arguably one of the most special state golf championships in Torrey Pines history. Three returning starters and an influx of youth coalesced at the precisely the right moment to catapult the Falcons past heavily-favored Westlake of Thousand Oaks (Ventura...

  • Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and Encinitas

    Baseball: Cathedral Catholic advanced to the San Diego Section Open Division finals after narrow victories in the first two rounds. The Dons defeated Helix 2-1 behind a clutch pitching effort from Connor Lunn, who tossed a complete-game three-hitter. Lunn struck out four batters and allowed no...

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