Category archives for: Sports

British soccer instructor to coach at camp

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British soccer instructor Tyrone White will return to Ramona for the first time in several years and will be featured at coach Michael Jordan’s Ramona Soccer League Summer Soccer Camp, to be held July 22-26.

“It just all kind of came together,” said Jordan, who is also Ramona High School’s varsity boys soccer coach.

Ramona Wrestling Club – “The Pound” places third at tournament


Ramona Youth Wrestling Club’s team placed third at the Fourth Annual Western States Championships at San Clemente High School.

The club, known as “The Pound,” took five wrestlers, including two who are new to the club, to the tournament.

“Each year ‘The Pound’ and Olive Peirce Middle School join together as a team to participate in this tournament and we are proud to be bringing home the third place trophy,” said head coach Eddie Badgett.

Ramona Relay for Life invites golfers to play in Aug. 2 tournament


Golfers can register to play in the second annual Golfing for a Cure charity tournament that will be held Aug. 2 at the San Vicente Resort to raise funds to fight cancer.

The golf tournament, organized by the Ramona Relay for Life Committee, is the group’s third and final event of the season with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.

Adult Coed Soccer signups this weekend

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Looking for a fun way to keep in shape? Come out and join us for another season of Ramona Soccer League’s adult coed soccer.

Whether you grew up playing soccer or you’ve just been jealous watching your kids have all the fun, it’s time to get

Timeout with Tambo


My dad took me to the Forum in Inglewood to see a Lakers Game for one of my birthday presents when I was in high school. I don’t remember which birthday it was because I had 10 or 11 birthdays during my high school days.

As it turned out, the Lakers were out of town and the Los Angeles Kings were playing in the House That Jack Built.

Summer program teaches junior golfers fundamentals of the game


The first session of the Junior Golf Summer Program at San Vicente Golf Course was a success with junior golfers receiving instruction and guided practice in putting, pitching and chipping, full swing, etiquette and sportsmanship.

Three more sessions are scheduled: July 9 to 11, Aug. 6 to 8, and an advanced clinic Aug. 20 to 22. Beginners will

Ramona Girls Softball is a hit among players


There is a T-shirt that has a picture of a girl sliding into home plate in a softball game with a catcher fielding a throw and making a tag. The caption for the picture is “A Woman’s Place is at Home!”

Some may not see that T-shirt as politically correct, but it gets the point across — girls can play, they play hard and

Josh Spieker selected boys volleyball team MVP


At the post-season banquet for Ramona High School’s boys volleyball, Senior outside hitter Josh Spieker was voted both the Most Valuable Player and as the Best Attacker.

“It was a well-deserved honor,” coach Jeff Klauda said.

Two Ramona High School football players recruited by Division 1 schools


“Ramona High School has two football players who have verbally committed to play Division I programs,” announced coach Damon Baldwin.

“Christian Drews has committed to play at the University of Utah in the PAC-12 in 2016 after going on his Mormon

Pitching horseshoes


Participants compete in the Valley of the Sun Pitchers Duel Blind Draw Horseshoe Tournament on Saturday, June 22, at the Ramona Outdoor Community Center. The tournament was sponsored by Ramona Chamber of Commerce.