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Prep Softball: Del Norte High off to 2-0 start in Valley League play

The Del Norte High softball team showed it can hit the ball around the yard.

Prep Baseball: Poway High’s Fiske verbals to Saint Mary’s College

Joey Fiske will play at Saint Mary's College next spring. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Joey Fiske stuck with it after a so-so year in 2013 and now the Poway High senior outfielder has locked up a scholarship to a Division I college.

Prep Baseball: Rancho Bernardo High wins Lions Tournament Classic Division title

The Broncos' Casey Henderson delivers a pitch in the championship game of the Classic Division in the Lions Tournament Thursday. Photo by Charlie Neuman

Casey Henderson hurled a three-hit shutout, had three hits and scored twice as the No. 2-ranked Broncos beat Granite Hills 6-0 at Cal State San Marcos in the Classic Division championship game of the 64th annual Lions Tournament.

Prep Girls Lacrosse: Poway High beats Rancho Bernardo, showdown with CCA looms

Sydney Masaki scored three goals and had an assist, as the Poway High girls lacrosse team defeated rival Rancho Bernardo 13-7 Wednesday in a Palomar League game.

Prep Basketball: Trio of local stars set for senior all-star game

Tyler Green. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Austin Clyde, Tyler Green and Kathy Rudkin hit their fair share of 3-pointers this past season. On Friday night, the trio will get one more chance to put their long-range skills on display as prep players.

Prep Baseball: Poway High falls short of Lions Tourney semifinals after 5-2 loss to Madison

A chance to reach the semifinals of the Classic Division in the prestigious Lions Tournament slipped away from the Poway High baseball team Wednesday afternoon.

Athlete of the Week: Rancho Bernardo High’s Jackson among most feared hitters in nation

Sports ftr Alex Jackson

It happens nearly every game. Alex Jackson walks to the plate, carrying his bat in his hand knowing he probably could have left it behind.

Prep Track and Field: Poway High, Rancho Bernardo boast some of county’s top athletes

Rancho Bernardo High's Devin Lecakes-Jones is ranked No. 6 in the section in the shot put. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Poway High and Rancho Bernardo might not produce a nail-biting finish when it comes to the team-score battle, but the two rivals have plenty of athletes worth watching in Thursday’s track and field dual meet at 3:30 p.m. at Rancho Bernardo High.

PITCH, HIT & RUN: MLB skills competition coming to Lake Poway

The Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition is coming to Poway.

Prep Baseball: Rancho Bernardo High slips past St. Augustine in Lions Tournament

Alex Jackson scorched his eighth home run of the season and Rancho Bernardo High broke a 5-5 tie with a run in the bottom of the seventh to eek out a 6-5 win against St. Augustine Tuesday in bracket play of the Classic Division in the Lions Tournament.