Valley Sports Review 6/2/2005

The Temecula Valley baseball team advances in this early playoff game vs. Gahr. This win advanced them to the Semifinals where a win against La Quinta put them in finals in Anaheim. In addition, Van Avery’s boys soccer teams square off at St. Jeanne’s with Van Avery’s A Team taking the win, 4-1.

Padres v. Brewers, round two Tuesday

Game time for Tuesday’s couldn’t have been any better for the Padres faithful to come catch a ballgame. The sun was out in full force but no glare was present as the Padres looked to extend their team’s winning streak as well as Jake Peavy’s against the Milwaukee Brewers. Peavy was 5-0 with a 2.00 […]

Hometown boy grows into hometown hero

When thinking of goals to have in childhood, one would be to play professional baseball. Another would be to play professional baseball for the city in which one grew up. For charismatic Padres slugger Brian Giles, it means both goals have been attained marvelously. Giles started off in the Cleveland Indians organization and quickly got […]

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. […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]