Buoyed by quality depth at the top of the lineup, the Torrey Pines girls golf team defeated Avocado West League rival Canyon Crest Academy (202-215) Tuesday afternoon at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club.
Senior running backs Mac Bingham and Evan Galluzzi combined for 189 yards rushing and five touchdowns as No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines remained undefeated with a 36-14 home victory over El Camino Friday night, Sept. 14.
No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines stormed back from a two-set deficit to stun No. 3 host La Costa Canyon, 3-2 (23-25, 22-25, 25-15, 25-14, 15-11) in Tuesday afternoon’s Avocado West League opener for both teams.
The Falcons’ boys varsity team finished third in the field of 16.
Torrey Pines extended its season-opening winning streak to four games as the Falcons defeated San Pasqual 35-0 in a nonleague game on Sept. 7.
The Rancho Santa Fe Attack G02 Premier soccer team, coached by Nate Hetherington, won the Labor Day Forest Cup held Sept. 1-2.
The team defeated a tough Albion SC team in the championship match 2-1.
Spurred by goals from sophomores Hailey Dewey and Erin Poe in the first four minutes, the Falcons grabbed the lead early on the way to earning an impressive 3-1 victory over their traditionally challenging neighborhood rival.
It would be hard to overstate what happened Friday night, Aug. 24, at Torrey Pines High School’s Ed Burke Field. Torrey Pines Head Coach Ron Gladnick called it “the greatest football game I have ever been associated with” and that might not have done it justice.
Last year’s Avocado West League field hockey race came down to the final regular season game and it wasn’t until Torrey Pines staved off La Costa Canyon, 2-1, in that one that the Falcons officially earned their title. Canyon Crest, the 2016 champion, wound up second with La Costa Canyon dropping
Jono Zissi demands that his players be involved in something bigger than themselves, and their sport.
Fifth-year Torrey Pines Head Football Coach Ron Gladnick has never been accused of looking for patsies to fill his non-league schedule. And despite the fact that the San Diego section will be starting its season one week earlier this year, 2018 will be no exception to that strategy. The Falcons...
Sixth-year Santa Fe Christian Head Coach Jon Wallace expects to suit up 35-40 players when his football team opens the 2018 season at home this Friday afternoon. That’s roughly 10 percent of the enrollment in SFC’s Solana Beach campus. Among the goals for his Eagles are winning the Coastal League...
Since the decision was announced earlier this year that Mission Hills and San Marcos would be replacing San Dieguito Academy and Sage Creek in the Avocado West League for 2018-19, there has been a great deal of anticipation as well as speculation as to just how the two new schools will impact what
When attempting to explain the muscle of the Avocado West League when it comes to cross country, perhaps the recent fate of Torrey Pines High School could be used as a good example.
When Tehila Cherry first learned about the opportunity to spend a semester abroad in Israel, it was not a difficult decision.
Evan Egan was named the U.S. Lacrosse Magazine West Region Boys’ Player of the Year.
According to local resident Paul Driscoll, his son Brian has loved football since he learned to walk
Vivienne Franke, an incoming junior at Canyon Crest Academy who is a volleyball standout, has spent time off the court the last few years as a volunteer for Casas de Luz.
Joe Magrisi’s magical senior season at Torrey Pines High has come to a fitting end, being named California’s Mr. Baseball by Cal-Hi Sports.
Torrey Pines High School varsity lacrosse players, and recent graduates, Kelli McKinnon, Bailee Monjazeb and Sophia LeRose were selected and played on the South team.
The girls team last month won its ninth straight San Diego Section Division I championships, eclipsing a CIF record of eight consecutive titles previously held by the Carlsbad boys team. Torrey Pines’ boys team won its fifth straight title last month.
Torrey Pines won the elite Open Division title in dramatic fashion as the Falcons defeated Poway 2-1 in 10 innings in the finals on June 2.
Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy has had to do everything the hard way, but the Ravens have found a way to get the job done. No. 5 seeded CCA completed its improbable journey to the San Diego Section Division II double-elimination playoff finals with a 9-3 victory over No. 4 Otay Ranch on May 26....
The San Diego CIF Track & Field Championships is an athletic carnival unlike any of the other section championships. In one day, the top Division I and II performers in 32 events gather at one site and vie for titles that identify them as the best in their disciplines.
Canyon Crest Academy has a firmly established their softball program with more than a winning season.
Torrey Pines senior Nik Speshilov capped his remarkable undefeated season by winning the 2018 CIF San Diego Section Boys Tennis Singles Championship and Player of the Year on May 18 at the Balboa Park Tennis Club.
Torrey Pines clinched the Avocado League West title as the Falcons defeated La Costa Canyon 2-0 in a regular season finale for both teams on May 15. Joe Magrisi pitched a two-hitter to lead the Falcons.
The 2018 CIF Division I-II Track & Field Championships are slated for Saturday , May 26, at Mt. Carmel High School. Start time is 10 a.m. A healthy contingent of North Coast area athletes will be included in the field.
Red helmets, red gloves and black lacrosse sticks with white netting were tossed skyward and Canyon Crest Academy’s lacrosse team made a beeline to sophomore goalie Zane Schwab.
As a sophomore two years ago, James Song played for Torrey Pines High when senior teammate Kaiwen Liu set the San Diego Section record in winning the boys golf championship. Then Song pondered doing the same before graduating.
A record 15 boys qualified and represented Canyon Crest Academy in the CIF County Individual Tennis Tournament at the Balboa Tennis Club at Morley Field that began on Monday, May 14.
In the emotionally-charged atmosphere on the field following his team’s 7-5 victory over Coronado in the CIF Open Division Championship Saturday night, May 19, at San Marcos High School, Torrey Pines boys lacrosse coach Jono Zissi had a simple description of his feelings.
Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 10-5 in the San Diego Section Open Division. The Falcons sectional championship is their third straight.
The six Avocado West League Track & Field teams gathered at Canyon Crest Academy May 12 for the annual league meet and CIF qualifier. Here are some pictures from the day’s action.
Torrey Pines went undefeated (16-0) in dual match play in the Avocado League and advances to the CIF Southern California Championships.
Entering Saturday morning’s CIF Division I Swimming & Diving Championships at Granite Hills High School as eight-time defending champs, the Torrey Pines girls team wasted little time in letting their opponents know how serious their designs were on capturing their ninth straight.
On the strength of a stingy defense and a brilliant five-goal performance by senior Arielle Shahrabani, top-seeded Torrey Pines overpowered second-seeded La Costa Canyon, 10-5, in Saturday’s CIF Girls Lacrosse Open Division Championship game at San Dieguito Academy.
Canyon Crest Academy’s Ty Jones (sophomore) and Praneet Varade (freshman) defeated Alex Stafford (freshman) and Max Pogorelov (freshman) of Torrey Pines in the doubles final of the Avocado West Individual Championships.
In August, Horizon Prep Lions football will begin its second season in the CIF 8-man division.
Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 2-1 in the second game of a three-game Avocado League West series on May 5.
It was the match-up everybody wanted and now they will have it. No. 1 seed Torrey Pines (21-2) against No. 2 seed La Costa Canyon (21-3) in the CIF Open Division Girls Lacrosse Championship Saturday, May 12, at San Dieguito Academy. Game time is 5 p.m.
Baseball: La Costa Canyon extended its winning streak to 12 games as the Mavericks completed a doubleheader sweep of Carlsbad with a 2-1 eight-inning Avocado League victory on April 28. LCC starter J.J. Rytz struck out seven and walked one and gave up one run in seven innings of three-hit ball....
Just over a month ago, veteran Torrey Pines Coach Richard Contreras said that this year’s girls swimming & diving team might be better than last year’s CIF Division I champions.
Torrey Pines defeated Carlsbad 6-3 in the last of a three-game Avocado League West series on April 21.
Exactly 48 days after losing, 10-5, to La Costa Canyon on its home field, the Torrey Pines girls lacrosse team flipped the script on the host Mavericks, defeating them in convincing fashion by the same score Tuesday night, April 24.
Baseball: Torrey Pines completed a three-game Avocado League West series sweep of Sage Creek with a 7-4 eight-inning victory on April 14. The Falcons pushed across three runs in the top of the eighth inning for their seventh straight victory overall. Matthew Schlesener, who was credited with the...
Canyon Crest Academy baseball coach Ryan Mikkonen faced a formidable task when he agreed to take over the reins of the Raven program in the spring of 2016.
The Torrey Pines High School girls lacrosse team scored 17 points and held the visiting Del Norte Warriors to 9 in the Falcons non-league win on April 3. Mia Kohn controls the ball in the victory for the 9-2 Lady Falcons, CIF champions for the last two years.
The Canyon Crest Academy varsity baseball team is off to a great start this year with a 13-4 record. On Friday, April 6, the Ravens won the North County Tournament, defeating El Camino in the Premier Division championship game with a final score of 10-3.