Sports strikes and lockouts can be risky

When I was hired to help the National Football League with its labor relations problems (actually, with its problems with an occasionally unsympathetic press), my new boss explained what was going to happen. “The players are going to strike,” he said. “That means we’ll work our tails off through the spring and summer. Then we’ll […]

In the swim

Ashley and Tanya Krisman have helped put the Elsinore Tigers in the CIF record books. The sisters hold three school records and a CIF title between them.

Romo 55th in NAIA nationals, second on 10th-place CSUSM team

Murrieta’s Brenda Romo shot a 341 in the NAIA Women’s Golf Nationals which tied for 55th in the May 17-20 tournament at South Bend, Indiana. Romo’s 72-hole score was second among Cal State University San Marcos golfers and helped the Cougars achieve a team score of 1,357 to tie for tenth at the NAIA nationals. […]

Still time for Pop Warner sign-ups

It’s not too late to sign up for Murrieta Valley Pop Warner Cheer and Football! Spaces are still available. Open to all children ages 5 to 15 who would like to participate in football and cheerleading programs. To learn more call Georgetta at (951) 672-3476.

Shey, McIntosh qualify for NAIA nationals

Murrieta Valley High School graduate Bonghabih Shey and Temecula Valley High School graduate Madji McIntosh both qualified for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics track and field national finals May 26-28 in Louisville. Shey and McIntosh are both on the 4×400 Cal State University San Marcos relay team which qualified for the NAIA nationals, and […]

Cooper wins Tie-Down Roping for West Coast Region

Clint Cooper won the year-end Tie-Down Roping championship for the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association’s West Coast Region. The regional title was the first in the four-year college rodeo career of the 2001 Temecula High School graduate who now attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. “It was neat to win the region,” Cooper said. “I was very […]

Valley Sports Review 5/26/2005

Welcome to the playoffs…Temecula Valley’s varsity baseball advances to the quarterfinals, with wins against South Hills and Northwood. TVHS faces Gahr on Friday, May 27, at home. Murrieta Valley baseball also advances with wins against Tesoro and Hemet, and play Lancaster at Lancaster Friday, May 27. Unfortunately, girls fall to El Dorado in the second […]

Storm finally finds life against rivals

Monday night marked the start of another series for the Storm against a team that has had its way with Storm. The Lancaster Jet-Hawks had beaten the Storm six out of the last six games, so the Storm was due for a change. Clark Girardeau took the hill for Lake Elsinore as Chris Kinsey started […]

Erin Emde: second of the dynamic pitching duo

With the CIF post season starting recently, softball programs are bringing their big guns to the forefront. In the case of the 20-6 Murrieta Valley Nighthawks, two big guns. Lost in the shuffle over at Murrieta Valley is the other starting pitcher that has been quietly having a pretty decent season in her own right. […]

Which streak is your favorite?

Ever since Tiger Woods qualified for his first involuntary weekend off in the last seven years, his fellow golf pros and we media types have been ruminating over just how spectacular that long run really was. Among Woods’ colleagues, it was monumental; nobody better understands the difficulty of playing golf than golfers. “It’s probably more […]