Local 2012 CIF-SS Championships Update

Local 2012 CIF-SS Championships Update

Three weeks ago, the CIF Southern Section released seedings, pairings, and brackets for the “2012 CIF-Ford Southern Section Championships, presented by Farmers.” There were 350 girls’ basketball teams, 378 boys’ basketball teams, 266 girls’ soccer teams, 263 boys’ soccer teams, 130 girls’ water polo teams, and 89 boys’ wrestling teams. Forty-six of our local Valley […]

Perfect basketball season comes to an end

Perfect basketball season comes to an end

TEMECULA – The Temecula Prep Patriots girls basketball team went undefeated in league (12-0) and were ranked #13 in CIF-Southern Section Division 5, ahead of other local schools Linfield (#16) and Calvary Murrieta (#34). They outscored their league opponents by an average of 31 points, holding those opponents to an average of only 14 points […]

Great Oak boys soccer exits early

TEMECULA – The Great Oak Wolfpack boys soccer team exited CIF-SS Division II playoffs in the first round losing to Ocean View (Huntington Beach), 2-0 at home. Ocean View had beaten Corona Centennial in a wild card round to advance. The Wolfpack had been ranked #10 in Division II and were expected to advance deep […]

Lions downed by biggest challenge

Lions downed by biggest challenge

TEMECULA – The 21-6 Linfield Lions boys basketball team advanced to the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 5 playoffs and faced their biggest challenge of the year last Friday night, Feb. 17, hosting the 24-5 Brethren Christian Warriors (Huntington Beach) and their 7’5” senior center Mamadou Ndiaye. Ndiaye led his team to a […]

Local CIF Playoffs Recap

Local CIF Playoffs Recap

Boys Basketball Ten teams were eliminated in the opening rounds of playoffs and there are four teams left of the fourteen Valley boys basketball teams who qualified to compete in the 2011-12 CIF Southern Section-Ford Boys Basketball Championships, presented by Farmers: #10 Vista Murrieta in Division 1A, #3 Murrieta Valley and #5 Elsinore in Division […]

Nighthawks roll over Rams, 60-39

MURRIETA – Basketball can be such an unpredictable sport. In their last meeting, the Murrieta Valley Nighthawks (21-2, 7-1) barely escaped with a one-point victory in overtime against the Murrieta Mesa Rams (16-9, 4-4). This time, it was the Rams who struggled as the Nighthawks beat them on the road, 60-39. “At times, we played […]

Lady Warriors win conference

Lady Warriors win conference

MURRIETA – The Calvary Murrieta Lady Warrior Junior High softball team finished the regular season with an 11-1 record clinching the Conference Championship. They went into the District Championship Tournament as the #1 seed and won their 1st two games 25-1 and 15-7, eventually losing to Woodcrest Christian in the Championship game 5-3. The Lady Warriors […]

Linfield plays for baseball championship

TEMECULA – The Linfield Christian Middle School Baseball team earned a chance to play in the championship game with a come-from-behind 7-6 victory over Hesperia Christian. Kevin Wiseman pitched well as a starter, although the usually strong Lion defense had some mishaps, leading to four runs in the first inning for the boys from Hesperia […]

State indoor track championships make local athletes champs

State indoor track championships make local athletes champs

FRESNO – Two nation-leading marks and eight meet records were set at the California State Indoor Track Championships held on Jan. 22 and 23 at the SaveMart Center at Fresno State University. Several local athletes from Paloma Valley, Vista Murrieta, and Great Oak qualified for and competed there, and many came home with the accolades […]

GOHS basketball beats CHS 56-48

TEMECULA – For the very first time since the school opened in 2004, the Great Oak boys’ basketball team beat the Chaparral High School Pumas. The Wolfpack came into the contest 12-7, but 0-3 in league play. The Pumas were 15-5 and 1-2 in league and were coming off of a huge come-from-behind victory over […]

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