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Runners needed for Nov. 2 ‘Jack-O-Smash 5000 and 5K’

Poway High School cross country team members practice for the Nov. 2  Jack-O-Smash run.

Runners are encouraged to sign up by Sept. 30 for the inaugural Jack-O-Smash 5000 timed 5K on Nov. 2 at Sportsplex USA in the Poway Business Park.

Athlete of the Week: Range making the grade at Rancho Bernardo High

Tyree Range has rushed for eight TDs this season. File photo

The numbers next to Tyree Range’s name are outstanding: 377 yards rushing, over 9 yards per carry and eight TDs.

Prep Football Previews/Predictions: No. 8 Rancho Bernardo High at LCC; Poway at Mission Hills; Mt. Carmel at Del Norte

Poway High quarterback Chris Isaak has thrown TD passes in two straight games. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Rancho Bernardo High, Poway and Del Norte will all need their top games to get wins this week.

Poway youngster finds passion on lanes

Zach Greim after releasing the bowling ball at Poway Fun Bowl.

Baseball. Softball. Football. Soccer. Lacrosse. Volleyball. Basketball. Those are the most popular sports among youngsters here in Poway and — for the most part — around the country.

Schedule of 2014 Poway Days events

The Rendezvous in Poway

A complete list of remaining events.

Prep Girls Volleyball: Poway High, Rancho Bernardo, Del Norte strong again

Del Norte outside hitter Kayla Evans will play at UCSD next year. Photo by Sherri Cortez

This could be one of the most exciting years for local girls volleyball, given Poway High, Rancho Bernardo and Del Norte are all in Division I and have strong teams.

Special Olympics funding drive launched

world games

A private campaign to raise enough money to bring a team of international Special Olympics athletes to Poway next summer was launched this week and has already netted $7,500 in promised contributions.

Study to explore Poway Road’s future

Poway Road, looking east toward Tarascan Drive.  Photo by Steve Dreyer

The City Council will be asked Tuesday night to approve a contract allowing a consulting firm to prepare an in-depth study regarding the future of Poway Road.

A golden historical moment for Poway

Attendees at the second Old Timers’ Picnic, taken Aug. 11, 1963 at Felicita Park in Escondido.  Photo courtesy of PHMS

Poway Historical and Memorial Society might not be turning 50 this year if it were not for water.

Athlete of the Week: Rickard setting up Del Norte High for strong season

Del Norte High setter Gracie Rickard. Courtesy photo

Chemistry between setters and hitters oftentimes takes several months to develop. But for Del Norte High’s Gracie Rickard it took just a two-day tournament to get accustomed to her talented offensive weapons.