Arsenal FC San Diego North Girls Under 13 team (GU13), with Ramona players, competed well in the Crown City Classic Aug. 3 and 4 in Coronado.
Goalkeeper Hope Sooley kept the games close with amazing saves, said the coaches.
This is the inaugural season for the girls and their first tournament played under Arsenal FC. The next tournament for the team is the Attack Tournament, Aug. 17 and 18, in Rancho Santa Fe.
Aug 12 2013 | Posted in Sports
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Llama/Alpaca Performance Class
1st Place: Elizabeth Dean-Ramona Stars 4-H
2nd Place: Altair Bearmar-Ramona Stars 4-H
3rd Place: Amanda Raines-Ramona Stars 4-H
4th Place: Tenaya Bearmar-Ramona Stars 4-H
A local college will be offering a girls softball camp at Ramona High School next week and there is still time to register.
Katherine College will present its Softball Showcase/Camp for ages 8 and older from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 12 to 16. College transfers are welcome to participate.
Campers will be instructed on the latest techniques in hitting, fielding, and base running. In addition, there will be some focus on pitching skills, along with game situations against fellow campers. Games will also be played throughout the week.
A soccer feud is afoot in Ramona, but it’s not among the players.
It’s among parents who say they are looking out for the best interests of the soccer players.
Youth recreational and competitive soccer were both under the nonprofit Ramona Soccer League (RSL). Early in 2012 the competitive teams became known as Ramona Futbol Club (RFC) but still operated under RSL. That changed on Nov. 26, 2012, when the RSL board voted to split RFC off into a separate entity, citing such reasons as animosity between the two groups and a board election that was full of irregularities, according to the meeting minutes.
Eighth-grade musician Julian Garrido has been chosen as the first recipient of the Sousa Award for outstanding, all-around leadership and musicianship at Olive Peirce Middle School.
“Julian exemplifies the well-rounded musician and scholar that this award recognizes,” said OPMS band director Karl Lampe. “It has been exciting to watch Julian’s growth over the past five years and I am so happy that his accomplishments have been recognized,”
Aug 6 2013 | Posted in Youth
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Nine Ramona teens who train at CrossFit Brand X participated in the international CrossFit Kids Varsity Gauntlet at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Alec Adkins, 14, Matt Damm, 13, Danny Diaz, 18, Samantha Goldstein, 13, Jack Marks, 15, Duncan Martin, 15, Sophia Mittman, 13, Daisy Vazquez, 12, and Grady Vazquez, 15, competed in the invitational exhibition, which attracted 62 teen athletes from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. The athletes earned an invitation on the basis of their performances in CrossFit Kids Gauntlet events.
Aug 5 2013 | Posted in Sports
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JUNIOR FAIR SCHOLARSHIPS—Ramona Junior Fair Board Secretary Mandy Garner, right, presents Ramona Junior Fair scholarships of $1,000 each at the beginning of the livestock auction Saturday afternoon to, from left, Matt Kelly with Poway FFA, Clinton Jones with Ramona Paisanos 4-H, Matt Watson with Ramona Wranglers 4-H, and Megan Storton with Ramona Paisanos 4-H and Ramona FFA. Storton received an additional $500 for being selected the junior fair’s 2013 Shining Star award in memory of Chris Jauquez, Ramona Wranglers member and Olive Peirce Middle School student who died during the school year.
Ramona 4-H’ers won each of the three divisions of swine showmanship at the 42nd Annual Ramona Junior Fair on Thursday.
Chris Weir earned first place in the senior division, Brenna Alvarez won the intermediate division, and Skylar Storton took first among the juniors.
Ramona Wrestling Club “The Pound” took three wrestlers to the Annual California State Games Wrestling Championships and all three placed.
The event was held last month at Mater Dei Catholic High School in Chula Vista.
Tyler Badgett and Matthew Populin finished in first place, and Ryan Badgett took second place.
Aug 2 2013 | Posted in Sports
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Jessica Failla,14, has had a very busy and successful summer that included winning the National Tennis Tournament 16 and Under singles title at Lakewood, Calif., and making it to the finals in the 16U doubles competition.
Her strong performance at Lakewood earned the Ramona teen a spot on Team Southern California. Team So Cal took second place in the Intersectional Team Clay Court Tournament in Louisiana. That earned Jessica an invite to the National Clay Court Tournament in Virginia Beach as an individual.