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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.

Communities planning egg hunts on Friday and Saturday

A fourth generation Rancho Bernardan, 2-year-old Chloe Heintz, was among children who searched for eggs on April 5 in Rancho Bernardo Community Park during the annual Spring Fling hosted by Rancho Bernardo Recreation Council. Photo by Criselda Yee

Youngsters — and the young-at-heart — will be scouring grassy fields on Friday and Saturday when several egg hunts are held throughout the area. Below is a list of some events. Don’t forget to bring a basket to hold all the goodies.

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.

FROM EQUIPMENT MANAGER TO QB: Former Rancho Bernardo High signal caller Sessions gets improbable shot to play at Colorado

Rancho Bernardo High graduate Trent Sessions never thought he would suit up at the University of Colorado. Courtesy photo

Trent Sessions is leading touchdown drives again.

April 17 social media seminar intended for parents

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Parents of teens will get the chance to learn more about the ever-changing world of social media at a Poway Unified School District event on April 17.

Miss Poway pageant draws 31 entrants; New title created

AA 4x 2014 Miss Poway Contestants

The Miss Junior Teen Poway candidates are: Back row, from left: Lindsay Harris, Carley Matz, Jackie Petescia, Silvia Roy, Hannah Vu, Lauren Pierce and Blaire Bas.

Box Canyon Band brings bluegrass to Poway Library

The Box Canyon Band is, from left, Jim Henderson, Tom Dillon, Eric Bentley, Steve Spiker and Lou Shrinkle.

The Poway Library will be coming alive with the sounds of bluegrass 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at 13137 Poway Road.

Lessons learned: Reporter spends day as cop

Staff Writer Elizabeth Marie Himchak taking cover behind the door of a patrol car during an exercise when the speeding driver she pulled over started “shooting” at her.   Photo by Dana Littlefield/U-T San Diego

I stood at the ready — one hand on my gun, the other on my baton. My eyes never left his ever-moving hands.

Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club celebrates 50 years

Past and current Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club presidents, from left, Ramona Artherton, Jean Anderson, Lucille Rabinowitz, Sue Wahl, Marsha Franklin, Jan Bakan and Diana Shatz with the club’s 50th anniversary time capsule. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

Rancho Bernardo Woman’s Club members and friends have celebrated the philanthropic organization’s golden anniversary in style.