By Michael Bower Fill up those gas tanks, grab a couple bucks for the snack bar and get ready to travel around San Diego County to cheer on your favorite high school because win-or-go-home time has come. The CIF San Diego Section winter playoffs moves closer to hitting full stride this week with the start [...]
The Bench strolled into the gym at Rancho Bernardo High Friday night wearing an unzipped green jacket with a blue shirt underneath. For some reason, it knew the outfit was not going to satisfy Broncos fans.
The Bench loves history and much to its delight this could be a history-making season for several local teams.
After one of the most successful pre-league performances in recent memory by winter teams in the local area, it is time to put it in the past and let the races toward league titles begin.
Poway High boys soccer coach Eugene Morris has been around long enough to know just how important the first few weeks of January can be.
You just spent the entire last month battling through shopping malls to find that perfect gift, visiting with family members over some great holiday food and completely ignoring anything related to the world of prep sports.
The Bench has been around high school sports long enough to know the best way to build camaraderie is by packing up those bags and getting out of town for a few days.
The process of realigning the leagues within the North County Conference comes around every two years — just long enough for Rancho Bernardo High athletic director Peggy Brose to forget about how painful it is to do.
The Bench has some great news for all you local football fans that are down about the way things have gone this year: it’s really hard not to make the playoffs.
The Bench did not see this coming. Here we are midway through the fall season and Poway High, Rancho Bernardo, Del Norte and Maranatha Christian have a combined record of 5-15. Ouch.