The right name may not be right

That Shakespeare fellow evidently didn’t think there was much more significance in a name than odor — you know, “A rose by any other name would smell.” But nicknames occasionally produce a different reaction, especially when the moniker fails to meet modern standards of political correctness and the omni-present National Collegiate Athletic Association is involved. […]

Lead-off homeruns a-plenty

With the Storm getting back into first place Sunday the organization had plenty to be happy about. Monday night looked like it would be a good night with Arturo Lopez, who had been pitching well previously on the mound. Newcomer Adam Bourassa gave the fans hope right away as he sent the very first pitch […]

Valley Sports Review 6/10/2005

Temecula’s John Chin shoots a 70 to represent the Golden Bears at the 35th CIF-SCGA High School Boys Southern Regional at The SCGA Golf Course in Murrieta. And the Golden Bears end their season in the championship game at Anaheim, losing to Ocean View in front of a large hometown crowd.

More drama in CIF So. Section final

A gloomy start to the Saturday couldn’t damper the energy at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. Two teams proved they belonged during the CIF semifinals and neither backed down from each other during the final. Ocean View bested Murrieta Valley 4-2 to advance as Temecula Valley trumped La Quinta 1-0 to earn their spot earlier in […]

Greek Olympian fan favorite

Being an Olympian is never an easy task. Being a Greek Olympian from Canada is a completely different trick — one that was easily and proudly pulled off by Lake Elsinore Storm catcher George Kottaras in last year’s Olympiad. When looking at Kottaras one can see that he is of a different ilk. He is […]

Will Lakers kiss and make up?

We could call it “The Honeymooners.” No, I guess that’s been used. How about “Friends?” Well, that might be too strong. Would you believe “The Odd Couple?” That’s right, the Los Angeles Lakers’ Lonely Hearts Club just might be back in business. I almost hesitate to bring it up, after the hoopla that occurred the […]

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 […]