Bowers obtains 1,000th career block

Murrieta’s Sean Bowers obtained his 1,000th career block during regular-season professional indoor soccer with an April 3 block in Kansas City.Bowers, who plays for the San Diego Sockers, had two blocks in the Sockers’ 8-2 loss to Kansas City, giving him 1,001 career blocks.\\"I take pride in blocking shots just as much as I take […]

Fisher claims top spot at Galway Downs

Twenty-four year-old Robyn Fisher of Santa Rosa, Calif., took the top spot in the Galway Downs World Cup Qualifier Sunday riding her horse Le Samurai. The 9 year-old gelding performed flawlessly during stadium jumping, the third and final phase of the three-day events. Fisher and Le Samurai were ranked first coming out of yesterdays cross-country […]

MVHS wins team competition in Duke Snider Home Run Derby

Murrieta Valley High School won the team competition at the Duke Snider Upper Deck Home Run Derby held February 15 at Fallbrook High School.In the team round Jim Brunner and Chad Richardson combined for eight home runs to outdistance the four home runs of second-place Santa Margarita High School as well as the totals of […]

Getting in the swim of things

Murrieta Valley High School’s boys swim team has won the last two CIF Southern Section championships, while the Nighthawks’ girls swim team finished fourth in last year’s CIF meet. Genevieve Barrow, who coaches both the boys squad and the girls team, knows that having a significant number of swimmers in the CIF meet helps ensure […]

Saunders plays in first Petco Park day game

Murrieta’s Josh Saunders played in the first day game in the history of Petco Park.Saunders, now an outfielder for the University of California, San Diego, played left field for UCSD March 12 when the Tritons defeated Point Loma Nazarene University.\\"It’s a really great experience,\\" Saunders said of playing in the first day game.The ballpark in […]

Temecula’s Keller leads Cougars in first Spring golf match

Rob Keller had the low score for Cal State University San Marcos at the Family Motors Invitational hosted by Cal State Bakersfield and was tied for eighth place among all golfers in the tournament.The senior from Temecula had a 54-hole score of 212, helping Cal State San Marcos to tie for third in the 17-team […]

Krav maga techniques taught to football players

Instructors from X-Treme Fit in Temecula conducted training in krav maga (Israeli martial art) with Fallbrook football players last week. The head instructor for the studio is John Gabriele and program director is Roger Milton. X-Treme Fit recently moved into a 6,000 square foot building in Temecula and has approximately 375 active students learning krav […]

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 […]