Murrieta Valley players win Duke Snider Homerun Derby

Chad Richardson and Jim Brunner of Murrieta Valley High School took the championship at the Duke Snider Homerun Derby held in Fallbrook on February 22. Photo courtesy of – check out the website for more info!

Girls’ volleyball accomplishments recognized by school board

Chaparral High School’s (CHS) varsity girls volleyball team is still garnering recognition from their Division 1-A championship win against Downey Warren High School in November.The Temecula Valley Unified School District honored the Puma’s at its February 3rd board meeting.The team is coached by Stephanie Benjamin, who was recently selected as ALL-CIF Coach of the Year […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County Celebrates National Women’s Day In Sports

February 9, 2004 – Temecula, CA.- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County celebrated the National Women’s Day In Sports at the club’s Temecula facility. Women athletes from Southwest County shared their knowledge and skills with the Club’s young girls and women.“The sports volunteers were excellent tutors and role models,” said Ang Reiss, the […]

Chaparral boys’ soccer shows style, talent

Temecula’s Chaparral High School varsity boys’ soccer team faced off against Rancho Verde High School of Moreno Valley on Friday, January 30. While both teams made their share of outstanding plays, Chaparral emerged victorious in the competition with a final score of 2-0.

Padres’ 2004 depth doesn’t rule out prospects

The San Diego Padres appear to be an improved team for 2004, but the increased depth at the major league level doesn’t mean that the current prospects at Lake Elsinore and elsewhere don’t have a future with the club.\\"We feel very good about our farm system,\\" said Padres general manager Kevin Towers, who joined Padres […]

Landazuri takes 1st at district level

Recently the Southeast California Elks sponsored the District Hoop shoot in Redlands, California. Kelsey Landazuri, winner of the Temecula Valley Elks local competition, took first place in the 10-11 year old girls division” at the district level. She will now advance to the Elks Southern California Finals on February 7th at Grant High School in […]

Chaparral girls’ hoops battles Rancho Verde

On Friday evening, January 30, the varsity girl’s basketball team of Temecula’s Chaparral High School put up a good battle against Rancho Verde. While the girls made numerous good plays, they fell short with a final score of 53-42.

Youth volleyball league

Spring season registration is in progress for the United States Youth Volleyball League (USYVL) in Murrieta at Valley Vista park. Once again the USYVL is bringing another fun-filled season of volleyball to a community near you! All kids and parents are invited to come out and enjoy recreational volleyball practices and games. This is a […]

Temecula karate master a fourth-degree black belt

She is 49, and without flinching, Master Karen Ortega cracks a board across her forehead. Ortega, a fourth-degree black belt, has owned Temecula Valley Tae Kwon Do for seven years. Ortega began her karate training when she was 37, despite the fact that she dreamed of being a karate master since childhood. Her favorite television […]

Golf invitational to benefit theatre foundation

It has become the number one fundraiser for the Theatre Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to raising $1 million for the new Temecula Community Theatre. The annual three-day golf invitational is held in Las Vegas, Nevada over Memorial Day Weekend and this year’s event promises to be a sellout.“We already have 80 golfers with a […]