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2017: Dave Grayson, Legendary Caver, Hornet

David Grayson, who retired before the 1971 NFL season as one of the pro game’s all-time defensive backs, passed away recently at age 78. Grayson intercepted 48 passes from 1961-70 in the American Football League and NFL as a member more »

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2017: 99th State Track and Field Finals

A decidedly thin year in San Diego Section track and field ended on a promising note in the 99th state meet at Clovis over the weekend. Sophomore Karson Lippert, who came into the season with a best of: 49.77 as more »

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2017: 19 Advance to State Track and Field Finals

CLOVIS–11 boys and 8 girls from the San Diego Section qualified yesterday for tonight’s 99th state track and field championships at Buchanan High. Six, all-time County top 15 performances came amid gusty winds and a temperature in the high nineties when competition more »

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2017: Tracksters Warm Up With Weather

Top performances in  seven events and 79 efforts earning 2017 top  10 distinction highlighted 11 league championships last week in San Diego Section boys’ and girls’ track and field competition. Qualifiers from those meets will meet at Mt. Carmel High more »

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2017: Tri-City Jumper Takes State Lead

Matthew DeRoos of Tri-City Christian long jumped 24 feet, 4 1/4 inches in the Coastal League finals at Orange Glen and took the state lead in that event. Scripps Ranch’s Alex Barr was displaced as the state leader in the more »

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2017: San Diego Thinclads Rate in State

With Arcadia behind them, San Diego Section track and field athletes settle into  three more weeks of dual meets, weekend invitationals, and league trials before Section trials May 20 and finals May 27 at Mt. Carmel, and the state meet more »

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2016-17: Saints Rise to No. 6 in Final Ratings

Another good season of San Diego Section basketball is in the books. St. Augustine finished sixth in the final, expanded Cal-Hi Sports listing of the top 40 teams in the state and the Mission Hills girls were seventh in rankings of the more »

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2017: Charles Sanford, Anchor of Cavers’ Great Relay Squad

Charles Sanford finished the perfect race. Etched in my memory: Edwards Stadium, Berkeley, 1963 state track meet, final event, 880-yard relay. San Diego High against the field at the end of the two-day program. Sanford and teammates Walter (Buddah) Blackledge, Gordon Baker, more »

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2016: Dick Coxe, 95, Coached Many Champions

There was not a track and field event in which Dick Coxe did not have expertise, but he probably preferred the grueling discipline of cross country. Friends and former athletes will honor Coxe with their recollections of the demanding, straight-shooting more »

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2016: Siegler, Alvarado, Altice Lead Way in 98th State Meet

San Diego Section track-and-field entries placed in eight of 32 events at the 98th state track championships in Clovis Saturday. –About 26 per cent of the entries scored points amid the 102-degree heat of Buchanan High. –Out of 96 total at the more »

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