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SDSU LACROSSE HEAD COACH KYLEE WHITE SIGNS CONTRACT EXTENSION

 

Program’s sole head coach to lead Aztecs through 2021 campaign

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July 16, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State lacrosse head coach Kylee White has signed a three-year contract extension that will keep the 2018 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation champion on The Mesa through the 2021 campaign.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES BLOW SAVE, GAME IN ONE EXTRA INNING

 

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By Liz Alper

Photo:  Austin Hedges hit the RBI double that we thought would give the Padres the win.  Turned out the Padres had some Padres'ing to do.  Via @Padres on Twitter

July 13, 2018 (San Diego) - After failing against the Dodgers, the Padres were ready to take a break from the NL West and take on an NL Central team in the Cubs before the All-Star break.  Tyler Chatwood started for Chicago against Clayton Richard.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADS' RALLY STOPPED SHORT AS DODGERS TAKE SERIES

 

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By Liz Alper

Photo:  Wil Myers started the Padres' rally that would fall flat in the seventh.  Via @Padres on Twitter

July 12, 2018 (San Diego) - Tonight was the Padres’ last chance to split the Dodgers after losing last night.  Ross Stripling started for the Dodgers against Tyson Ross.

SDSU SOFTBALL ADDS THREE TRANSFER PITCHERS, INCLUDING ONE FROM EAST COUNTY

 

Two of the transfers come from 2018 NCAA tournament teams

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July 12, 2018 (San Diego) - The San Diego State softball team has added three collegiate transfer pitchers to the program, head coach Kathy Van Wyk announced today. Two of the three - MJ James (Patrick Henry HS/Ohio State) and Hannah Johnson (La Habra HS/Cal State Fullerton) - were on teams that made the 2018 NCAA tournament, while Alicia Garcia (Mira Mesa HS) starred at nearby Palomar College.

ECM PADRES REPORT: TWO HOME RUNS GIVE PADRES 4-1 VICTORY OVER DODGERS

 

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By Liz Alper

Photo: Eric Lauer gave his best pitching performance of the year: 8 2/3 innings, four hits, one run, one earned run, two walks and eight strikeouts. Via @Padres on Twitter

July 10, 2018 (San Diego) - It’s day two and don’t expect the Padres to be successful against the Dodgers.  They weren’t last night.  Rich Hill started tonight for L.A. against Eric Lauer.  

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES EMERGE FROM EXTRA-INNINGS MARATHON VICTORIOUS OVER SNAKES

 

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By Liz Alper

Photo:  Carlos Asuaje scored the first run of the game for the Padres to give them the initial lead. Via @Padres on Twitter

 

July 8, 2018 (Phoenix) - Last night was uh…yep, we’re moving on.  Clayton Richard started against Zack Greinke for Arizona.

ECM PADRES REPORT: DBACKS DESTROY PADRES, SCORE MOST RUNS IN FRANCHISE HISTORY

 

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By Liz Alper

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July 7, 2018 (Phoenix) - The Padres have so far split the series with the Diamondbacks.  They hope to take a series lead tonight with Tyson Ross on the mound against Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES TAKE GAME ONE AGAINST SNAKES SMOOTHLY

 

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By Liz Alper

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July 5, 2018 (Phoenix) - After being swept by the As, the Padres headed to Arizona and back to the NL West for a four-game weekend series with the Diamondbacks.  Eric Lauer started against Shelby Miller for the Dbacks.

ECM PADRES REPORT: ATHLETICS LEAP OVER PADRES TO TAKE GAME ONE

 

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Photo:  Clayton Richard was perfect through five until the sixth when he lost control.  Via @Padres on Twitter

July 3, 2018 (Oakland) - After a decent series against the Pirates at home, the Padres traveled north for some interleague play against the Athletics.  Clayton Richard started against Chris Bassitt for the Athletics.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL'S DELANEY TAYLOR JOINS MW ALL-STAR TOURING SQUAD

 

Junior transfer setter joins teammate Ashlynn Dunbar on team

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July 3, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State junior transfer Delaney Taylor will participate on the Mountain West all-star volleyball team that will participate in the 2018 Global Challenge in Europe, which is set to begin this week.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PIRATES STOP PADRES' RALLIES TO TAKE SERIES

 

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By Liz Alper

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July 1, 2018 (San Diego) - To kick off July, the Padres looked to take the series against the Pirates.  No East County or San Diego kids today; Jameson Taillon started for the Pirates against Tyson Ross.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES SQUEEZE PAST BUCS TO EVEN SERIES

 

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Photo:  Joey Lucchesi went only five innings but gave up just one hit.  Via @Padres on Twitter

June 30, 2018 (San Diego) - The Padres were outsmarted by two Grossmont High alumni last night. Tonight they faced another San Diego high school alum, Trevor Williams from Rancho Bernardo High.  He faced Joey Lucchesi.

ECM PADRES REPORT: GROSSMONT HIGH ALUMNI HELP PIRATES SAIL PAST PADRES IN GAME ONE

 

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Photo:  Joe Musgrove, the Grossmont High alumnus, was phenomenal in his return to San Diego:  shutting out the Padres through all seven of his innings of work.  Via @Pirates on Twitter

June 29, 2018 (San Diego) - It’s always good to be back in San Diego after a typical Padres road trip in which they lose most games but manage to win a couple.  Tonight, the Pirates sailed in for a weekend series.  Grossmont High alum and El Cajon native Joe Musgrove started for Pittsburgh against Eric Lauer.

PASSAGES: MEMORIAL MILE TONIGHT TO COMMEMORATE VALHALLA COACH CARTER YARBOROUGH

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

June 29, 2018 (Rancho San Diego) –Carter Yarborough, 48, a Valhalla High School cross country and track coach, was killed Sunday morning when his motorcycle struck a Sheriff’s vehicle that had pulled into his lane after a left turn on South Coast highway in Encinitas, Patch.com reports.

A memorial Mile in his memory will be held tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Valhalla.  Team members, alumni, and friends are invited to participate in the walk of remembrance.

LUNA GRILL SPONSORS THE 32ND ANNUAL JUNIOR ADAPTIVE SPORTS CAMP

 

Source:  Adaptive Sports and Recreation Association

June 28, 2018 (San Diego) - The Adaptive Sports and Recreation Association (www.adaptivesportsandrec.org) announces their 32nd annual Junior Adaptive Sports Camp, presented by Luna Grill.  The camp will take place July 16-20, 2018, in San Diego, California.  This unique summer camp is an opportunity for kids ages 4-18 with physical impairments such as spina bifida, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and spinal cord injuries to participate in approximately 15 different sport rotations over 5 days.  Founded and headquartered in San Diego, leading fast casual Mediterranean operator Luna Grill (www.lunagrill.com) is proud to be the title sponsor of the camp’s 32nd season.   

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES DROP SERIES TO RANGERS

 

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By Liz Alper

Photo:  Mike Minor was unstoppable tonight; seven innings, one hit and five strikeouts.  Via @Rangers on Twitter

June 27, 2018 (Arlington) - Last night, the Padres turned the tables and came from behind to get the win and even the series against the Rangers.  Tonight, they tried to take the series with Clayton Richard on the mound against Mike Minor for the Rangers.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES TURN TABLES, COME FROM BEHIND TO TAKE GAME TWO FROM RANGERS

 

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Photo:  the Padres were able to get past Robinson Chirinos' power tonight, coming back in the eighth from a 2-0 deficit that he made.  Via @Rangers on Twitter

June 26, 2018 (Arlington) - The Padres are starting to do that thing they used to do last year when they would get the lead and then immediately let it go and lose.  It’s happened for the past two games, but tonight, they tried to stop it with Tyson Ross on the mound against Austin Bibens-Dirkx for the Rangers.

ECM PADRES REPORT: SIXTH INNING COMEDY OF ERRORS COSTS PADS GAME ONE AGAINST RANGERS

 

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Photo:  despite the loss, Joey Lucchesi pitched well, striking out four over four innings and giving up just one hit.  Via @Padres on Twitter

June 25, 2018 (Arlington) - After a measly showing against the Giants, the Padres were ready to take a break and try out some interleague play against the Rangers.  Joey Lucchesi started tonight’s game one against Rancho Bernardo High alum Cole Hamels.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES TAKE LEAD IN EXTRAS, BUT BLOW IT IN 11TH

 

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Photo:  Andrew McCutchen's one-out double in the 11th led to the Giants' game-winning rally.  Via @SFGiants on Twitter

June 24, 2018 (San Francisco) - The Padres are 1-2 in this series with the Giants.  They looked to split today with Eric Lauer on the mound against Dereck Rodriguez for the Giants.

ECM PADRES REPORT: PADRES END FIVE-GAME SKID WITH SERIES-EVENING WIN OVER GIANTS

 

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Photo:  Clayton Richard has now gone six or more innings in nine consecutive games, the longest by any lefty in the majors this season.  Via @Padres on Twitter

June 22, 2018 (San Francisco) - The Padres lost game one to the Giants last night in a poor effort game which resulted in a shutout.  They tried again in game two tonight with Clayton Richard on the mound against Chris Stratton for the Giants.

FORMER AZTEC ASHLEY HENDERSON FINISHES SECOND IN THE 100M DASH AT USA TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Henderson runs personal best 10.96

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June 22, 2018 (Des Moines) - Former Aztec Ashley Henderson took second place in the 100 meter dash at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships with a personal best time of 10.96 seconds at Drake University Friday evening.

KGB SKY SHOW TO LIGHT UP NIGHT AFTER AZTECS HOME OPENER SEPT. 8, TICKETS ON SALE STARTING TODAY

 

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June 11, 2018 (San Diego) – Billed as the largest pyrotechnics show west of the Mississippi, the 43rd annual KGB SkyShow fireworks program is scheduled for September 8th after the San Diego State University Aztecs home opener. 

SDSU RELEASES WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

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June 11, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State, in conjunction with the Mountain West has announced the women’s basketball league schedule for the 2018-19 season.

The conference format will remain the same with each team playing eight of the other 10 teams twice and playing two opponents once. This season, San Diego State will not play Wyoming at home and will not travel to play at Colorado State.

SDSU RELEASES MEN'S BASKETBALL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

 

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June 11, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State, the defending Mountain West champions, released on Monday its conference schedule for the 2018-19 campaign. The 18-game slate will begin on Jan. 5, at Boise State and end on March 9, at Nevada. All dates are subject to change as the MW’s television partners have not made their game selections.

SDSU TRACK AND FIELD: ASHLEY HENDERSON FINISHES IN SIXTH IN THE 200 METER DASH

 

Henderson finished in 23.34

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June 9, 2018 (Eugene, Ore.) - Ashley Henderson finished in sixth place in the 200 meter dash at the NCAA Championships Saturday evening at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.

“I ran with everything I had inside of me,” Henderson explained. “Of course I’m disappointed with my placement, but ultimately I’m more proud with myself because of how far I’ve come.”

ECM PADRES REPORT: FISH TIE GAME, BUT FRIARS SWIM BACK TO 5-4 SERIES EVENER

 

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June 9, 2018 (Miami) - Getting shut out by the worst team in the NL East isn’t the ideal, but it’s the Padres, so there’s nothing we can really do.  They’d look to rebound today with Tyson Ross on the mound against former Padre Dan Straily for the Marlins.

ASHLEY HENDERSON SETS PERSONAL RECORD IN THE 200 TO ADVANCE TO NCAA FINALS

 

Henderson ran the 200 in 22.49 after missing the cut in the 100

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June 7, 2018 (Eugene, Ore.) - Ashley Henderson ran a personal best time of 22.49 in the 200 meter dash to advance to Saturday’s finals at the NCAA Championships at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

ECM PADRES REPORT: MLB DRAFT EDITION - DAY THREE

 

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Photo:  West Hills alum Trenton Toplikar was drafted 466th overall in the 16th round by the Giants.  Photo via gohighlanders.com

June 6, 2018 (Secaucus, N.J.) - The third and final day of the MLB Draft is today.  Yesterday, the Padres were all over the board, drafting position players, pitchers and even one Puerto Rican-born player.  Click the cut and strap in, because rounds 11-40 are today and there’s a lot to do.  And be on the lookout for any East County and SDSU kids.

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