Former local players, now in college, return to play in Holiday Bowl

Former local players, now in college, return to play in Holiday Bowl

Heritage High School graduate Jamal Morrow, Chaparral graduate Darrien Molton, and Vista Murrieta graduate Greg Hoyd III played in college football’s San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl which was contested Thursday, Dec. 28, at SDCCU Stadium in San Diego. Morrow, Molton, and Hoyd all played for Washington State University, which lost the 42-17 game […]

A look back at the 2017 year in local sports

A look back at the 2017 year in local sports

It was a great year in sports for parents, athletes, teams, coaches, players and fans from Southwest Riverside County and whether it was championship teams making a lot of noise, Special Olympic players bringing home awesome hardware, Taekwondo champions kicking their way to glory, gold medal winning skydivers soaring to greatness or USA Olympians representing […]

Riddle buys Dale Chavez headstall with $150 bid at Cowboy Reunion auction

Riddle buys Dale Chavez headstall with $150 bid at Cowboy Reunion auction

Temecula saddle maker Dale Chavez donated a headstall to the Cowboy Reunion auction which sold for $150, Dec. 16. “He’s been a good supporter of ours, and these are first class,” auctioneer Jesse Franks said. Former National Finals Rodeo bareback rider Rusty Riddle had the winning bid for the headstall at the live auction which […]

Spin over to ‘Biking Temecula’ at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library, Jan. 25

TEMECULA – The community is invited to join cycling enthusiasts Matt Peters and Zak Schwank, 6:30- 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library for “Biking Temecula.” With over 97 miles of bike lanes, Temecula strives to be a bicycle-friendly community. “Biking Temecula” will include talks on both the Bike […]

Lake Elsinore’s ‘Santa Dash’ gets participants in the holiday spirit with fitness fun

Lake Elsinore’s ‘Santa Dash’ gets participants in the holiday spirit with fitness fun

Dozens of people got to preemptively combat calories from upcoming Christmas meals and look festive as they did so at the Santa Dash 5K Walk/Run outside Diamond Stadium in Lake Elsinore Saturday, Dec. 23. The event, put on by Lake Elsinore’s Community Services Department, invited people to dress up as their favorite holiday character or […]

Sports around the valley…12-21 to 12/26

Sports around the valley…12-21 to 12/26

HS Boys’ Basketball: Pasadena – 48 Rancho Christian – 58   HS Girls’ Basketball: Girls’ Basketball Nike Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal  King (9-2) – 71 Chaparral (8-3) – 35 CHS: Villanueva 12, Thompkins 5, Fa’asu 9. – Vista Murrieta (9-2) – 80 Lakeside (5-4) – 49 VMHS: Barton 13, Cooley 10, Stoll 10, Bernardo 7, […]

HS Basketball: Local teams come together; hoop it up for Mandville family

HS Basketball: Local teams come together; hoop it up for Mandville family

The Third Annual Jared Mandville Hoop Festival took place Saturday, Dec. 23, at Temecula Valley High School and involved local area high school basketball teams from the Sunbelt and Southwestern Leagues. The tournament shifts locations and is put on to honor former Perris boys basketball coach Jared Mandville, who died of cancer in 2015. “We […]