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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.

Youth Girls Basketball: Titan club team ranked No. 2 in Southern California

The Titan Girls Basketball club consists of members from the Poway, Rancho Bernardo, 4S Ranch, Scripps Ranch and Oceanside areas.

A fifth-grade girls basketball team in the area was recently ranked No. 2 in Southern California by the Girls Basketball Federation.

San Diego Chargers’ Mathews hosting golf tourney at Rancho Bernardo Inn

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews and some of his teammates will be out on the golf course at Rancho Bernardo Inn on Tuesday and those in the public can play along or come out and watch.

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.

Youth Gymnastics: Poway wins 17 gold medals

The Poway gymnastics team won 17 gold medals at the Monsoon Madness Gymnastics competition in Mesa, Arizona.

The Poway gymnastics team left the Monsoon Madness Gymnastics competition in Mesa, Arizona last weekend with 17 gold medals.

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.

Travel Softball: ‘TNL’ captures Western National title

The Next Level 12U softball team holds up their ASA Western National championship banner and trophies won in Oregon in early August.

The Next Level 12-and-under softball team had not won a tournament since its inception in August of 2013.

MLB Baseball: Poway High grad Bochy to join San Francisco Giants

Poway High graduate Brett Bochy has been called up by the San Francisco Giants. Photo by SF Giants

The San Francisco Giants announced Monday that Poway High graduate Brett Bochy has been called up from Triple-A Fresno and will join the club Tuesday.

MLB Baseball: Rancho Bernardo High grad Bernard’s journey to keep dream alive

Wynton Bernard, the speedy 2008 Rancho Bernardo High graduate, shown here running the bases while at Niagara University. Courtesy photo

By Michael Bower Wynton Bernard was nearly out of Major League Baseball when the San Diego Padres released him in January. But continued hard work and a long-shot tryout gone right has the 2008 Rancho Bernardo High graduate celebrating a record-breaking, MVP season with the Detroit Tigers organization. Before getting to that, though, the amazing [...]

Baseball: Rancho Bernardo High grad Bernard breaks Detroit Tigers’ Class A single-season hits record, named league MVP

Wynton Bernard, the speedy 2008 Rancho Bernardo High graduate, shown here running the bases while at Niagara University. Courtesy photo

Wynton Bernard was nearly out of baseball when the San Diego Padres released him in January. Now he is celebrating a single-season hits record and a league MVP award with the Detroit Tigers’ Organization.

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