Region’s largest park to open in early 2006

By this time next year, the cry of “play ball” will be heard all across Los Alamos Hills Sports Park as youth soccer, baseball, football, basketball and softball teams converge on what will be the region’s largest sports park. “It goes a long way to meeting our goal for park space in the city,” Murrieta Mayor […]

Valley Sports Review 3/31/2005

This week we have action from Temecula Valley’s varsity baseball team as they beat Rancho Verde 5-3 and crosstown rivals Chapparal and Temecula Valley meet on the track at Chapparal.

Pechanga helps the clubs rock

On Thursday, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County thanked Pechanga Resort and Casino for their continued support of the club by hosting the “Our Kids Rock” auction and dinner and for their premiere sponsorship of the event. With more than 1,000 people in attendance, the club grossed more than $417,000, shattering its previous […]

Snell wins Team Penning open division

Doug Snell of Temecula won the open division of the March Madness team penning competition March 5-6 at Ramona’s Fred Grand Arena. Snell, Ramona’s Cathy Liles, and Stevinson’s Carl Turner had an average (aggregate) of 1:58.50 on nine head to win the event sanctioned by the World Championship Team Penning Association. Each member of the team […]

Sean McGahee: leader by example

When it comes to baseball catchers, they are a rare breed. They are the ones who do all of the dirty work and they like it. They are also the ones who have to maintain control over the entire field and how the game is being called. They are also an extension of the head […]

Big comeback thwarted by big swing

First-year programs like the one at Vista Murrieta usually meet with adversity. No one expects damage of any kind and the team is usually scheduled an “in-season practice” game. Getting touched up for a run in the first inning as a freshman is also bad. Brian Valenzuela had a rocky start, giving up a triple […]

Outstanding High School Activity Awards go to Murrieta high schools

The California Association of Student Leaders (CASL) announced their Outstanding High School Activity Programs for 2005. Murrieta Valley High School received an award for the seventh year and Vista Murrieta High School received their first award. Murrieta Valley Unified School District’s two high schools will receive a plaque at the general session at the CASL […]

Pop Warner signups begin April 9

Temecula Valley Pop Warner Football and Cheer will be having signups for the 2005 season April 9 and the 16. Signups will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Recreation Center at the Sports Park, Temecula. The 2005 season runs from August to November and, in some cases, December. Items needed for […]

Former champion attempting triumphant return

By now it’s assumed that every boxing fan in Riverside County knows who’s coming to town. Former media friendly world champion Riddick Bowe is coming back from a long hiatus to rebuild his legacy as a great fighter and prove to himself that he can still be effective in the ring. The 37-year-old Bowe has […]