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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.

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.

Former Poway High students, teachers attend opening of Titan Museum and Hall of Fame

Poway High graduates from the class of 1964 pose for a photo in front of the 1960's decade at the Titan Museum and Hall of Fame on Friday at the grand opening. From left: Jo Anne Macduff, Linda, Galloway, Linda Maron, Eileen Lynch, Julie Walcott, Bill Reher. Photo by Sherri Cortez

Some of Poway High School’s first teachers and students were back on campus Friday afternoon, sharing memories and laughs while enjoying the grand opening of the Titan Museum and Hall of Fame.

Breast cancer-stricken Poway High coach staying positive

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Becky Williams is a big believer in routine checkups with her doctor.

Chinese field trip leads to family discovery

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Several years ago, the Yee family of Poway was surprised to learn about their family history on a trip to China. Recently, they were able to celebrate that family history in New York.

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.

RENEWING A RIVALRY: Mt. Carmel High to host Poway in first Kiwanis Cup football game since 2011

Poway High has won the last three Kiwanis Cup games against Mt. Carmel. Courtesy photo

The Poway High football team has not had to defend the Kiwanis Cup trophy since 2011, when it crushed Mt. Carmel 42-7 before rolling to the San Diego Section Division I championship.

Athlete of the Week: Maranatha Christian’s Cortes rewarding supportive teammates

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Things can spiral out of control quickly when starting a young quarterback at the varsity level.

Poway man pushes the limits as an ultramarathoner

Tony Blain, middle, with his two sons, from left, Nathan and Gavin at the Key West 100-mile ultramarathon.

A little after mile 50, Tony Blain had no skin left on the bottom of his feet.

Community rallying around businesswoman with cancer

Rob Weinberg with Lane Elliott at the Rancho Bernardo Honorary Mayor campaign fundraiser party for Marc Nimetz last month. Photo by Elizabeth Marie Himchak

To help ease their friend’s financial struggles due to a second bout with cancer, a group of locals are hosting a fundraiser that will benefit Lane Elliott.