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Halloween events for young and young-at-heart

There is plenty to do locally this halloween season.

Whether dressing up as a fanciful fairy tale character, superhero or scary monster, there will be plenty for those of all ages to enjoy in the days leading up to Halloween.

Prep Football: Rancho Bernardo High gets big win over Mt. Carmel

Kameron Calhoun caught a TD pass and had an interception in Friday night's win over Mt. Carmel. File photo

The Rancho Bernardo High football team did not just regain the Rotary Cup for the first time in four years Friday night. The Broncos also stayed in contention for the Palomar League title and a top-four seed in the San Diego Section Division II playoffs.

Prep Football: Poway High has no answer for Ramona in 44-0 loss

The Poway High football team had no answer for Marco Cobian, Brandon Gansch and Ramona Friday night in a Palomar League game.

Prep Girls Golf: Rancho Bernardo High tops Poway to clinch share of Palomar League title

The Rancho Bernardo High girls golf team clinched its first Palomar League championship.

Prep Girls Volleyball: Poway High rallies for thrilling five-set victory over Rancho Bernardo

Just four days after falling to the Rancho Bernardo High girls volleyball team for the first time in over a decade, Poway High rebounded for a thrilling five-set victory.

Prep Girls Golf: Rancho Bernardo High snaps Torrey Pines’ win streak at 117

The Rancho Bernardo High girls golf team put an end to one of the longest winning streaks in any sport in San Diego Section history Wednesday afternoon.

MLB: Padres fire hitting coach, Poway High grad Phil Plantier

Phil Plantier (Photo courtesy of UT San Diego)

The San Diego Padres announced Wednesday that they have dismissed Phil Plantier as their hitting coach.

Prep Football: A lot on the line in Rancho Bernardo High-Mt. Carmel showdown

Austin Lucht and the Broncos offensive line will look to control the line of scrimmage Friday night against Mt. Carmel in a game that has league and playoff implications. Photo by Sherri Cortez

The Rancho Bernardo High football team has not had this much on the line this late in the season for a few years.

Prep Football Previews/Predictions: Poway hosts Ramona; Del Norte at Mission Hills; Maranatha has bye

The Titans react to a fumble by Rancho Buena Vista in the season opener earlier this year. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Poway High hosts first-place Ramona, while Del Norte travels to Mission Hills. Maranatha Christian will enjoy the week off while sitting atop the standings in the Ocean League.

Athlete of the Week: Wang dissecting defenses for Del Norte High

Del Norte High's Joshua Wang. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Some players use their speed and strength to score goals. Joshua Wang knows he is not always the fastest or the strongest in the pool, so he tends to rely on another weapon to find the back of the net: his brain.