Paloma Valley’s Esposito relieved of duties as football, track coach: remains teacher

Paloma Valley’s Esposito relieved of duties as football, track coach: remains teacher

Veteran football and track and field coach Bert Esposito will no longer be handling those reigns at Menifee’s Paloma Valley High School. Esposito was relieved of his duties Thursday, April 20, by school district officials following an investigation, but was not given a specific reason for the firing or details on any allegations against him. […]

HS Track & Field: Temecula Valley finishes strong at Willie Banks Invitational

HS Track & Field: Temecula Valley finishes strong at Willie Banks Invitational

Temecula Valley was on point earlier this month when both the boys’ and girls’ track and field teams finished exceedingly well at the Fourth Annual Willie Banks Invitational held at Oceanside High School. The Lady Golden Bears took top honors placing first (108.33) and the boy’s finished second (97) behind Olympian High School (110.6) out […]

HS Boys’ Golf: Murrieta Valley sinks Vista Murrieta 195-218

HS Boys’ Golf: Murrieta Valley sinks Vista Murrieta 195-218

Southwestern League boys’ golf action pitted two of the top local teams against each other at Temecula Creek Inn Golf Course Thursday, April 13. The Murrieta Valley Nighthawks and the Vista Murrieta Broncos both looked great down the fairway, but the Nighthawks soared past the Broncos on the back nine as Eddie Yi (-36) and […]

HS Softball: Lady Rams can’t hold up against Vista Murrieta, fall 6-0

HS Softball: Lady Rams can’t hold up against Vista Murrieta, fall 6-0

Murrieta Mesa’s Lady Rams couldn’t keep up with Vista Murrieta in their third league game of the season, falling 6-0 Wednesday, April 19. Ollison earned the win for Vista Murrieta going seven innings on the bump, giving up zero runs, one hit, striking out one and walking one. Autumn Pease, who leads the Southwestern League in […]

Spring signings give local student athletes a final push toward college sports

Spring signings give local student athletes a final push toward college sports

  As the school year winds down, so does the final chapter of the high school sports seasons. With spring sports coming to an end, many of the area’s top student athletes from schools all over Southwest Riverside County recently finalized the next step in their journey of playing sports at the college level. Even […]

Chaparral High School alumnus second in world championship cycling race

Chaparral High School alumnus second in world championship cycling race

TEMECULA – Chaparral High School alumnus Sarah Hammer finished second Sunday, April 16, in the points race at cycling’s 2017 UCI Track World Championships in Hong Kong. In a points race, riders score points for sprints that occur every 10 laps around the 250-meter track during the 100-lap race and for lapping the field. Hammer was third […]

HS Baseball: Southwestern League games lead into triple header at Lake Elsinore’s Diamond

HS Baseball: Southwestern League games lead into triple header at Lake Elsinore’s Diamond

LAKE ELSINORE – The half way point for the local high school baseball teams has come and gone and there is a dogfight brewing in the Southwestern League. Vista Murrieta (13-4, 7-1) is the clear front runner with their only loss in league coming from the second place Chaparral Pumas (10-8, 4-3), but it’s the […]

Soboba Foundation tees off for charities

Soboba Foundation tees off for charities

HEMET – The fifth annual Soboba Foundation & Soboba Casino Charity Golf Tournament provided $70,000 to seven local nonprofits chosen as beneficiaries earlier this year. More than 100 volunteers assisted 216 players who golfed throughout the day at the Soboba Springs Country Club in San Jacinto Friday, April 7. “We could not have done this […]