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How green it is! Lancers christen new all-weather field  Star-News

The finishing touches are still being put on Hilltop High School's new all-weather stadium field but early reviews are pointing in the direction of a field of dreams ...



Four local prep soccer teams win tournament titles  Star-News

The San Diego County Cup/Quin Murphy Tournament wrapped up its second edition with championship finals last weekend at Otay Ranch and Hilltop high ...



Former Hilltop High track standout wins Boston Marathon  Star-News

Chula Vista can claim bragging rights to the Boston Marathon's newest women's champion. Desiree (nee Davila) Linden, a 2001 graduate of Hilltop High School ...



Hilltop girls field hockey team still making adjustments in new season  Star-News

The Hilltop High School girls field hockey team has entered into a new era with the unveiling of the school's new state-of-the-art artificial turf field. But the goal ...



San Diego County Cup kicks off tournament play with local matches  Star-News

The 2018 edition of the San Diego County Cup has kicked off with an impressive line-up of 30 teams, including 12 varsity boys teams, 10 junior varsity boys ...



Cold, rain, fog cannot deter Eastlake girls water polo team from win  Star-News

Eastlake and Hilltop high schools captured both ends of Thursday evening's girls water polo double-header at Southwestern College amid light rain and steamy ...



Sweetwater Found a Principal to Be 'Abusive' But Kept Him on for Years  Voice of San Diego

A district investigation into employee complaints against principal Ernesto Zamudio in 2014 and 2015 determined there was “ample evidence” his conduct was ...



Lancers get new field, aim to defend Metro-South Bay League title  Star-News

The Hilltop High School football team has a lot to look forward to for Friday's 2018 season opener. Not only will the non-league contest against visiting ...



Opportunity knocks for Hilltop football team  Star-News

The Hilltop High School football team still has to nail down one more win to make it official, but the Lancers took the high road to claiming this year's Metro-South ...



Hilltop Lancers skate into winter break with undefeated record  Star-News

The CIF-Metro Conference's South County-based teams held rain make-up games the week of Dec. 18-21 at the Castle Park High School outdoor rink to coast ...



It's night and day for Hilltop in 50-38 win over SuHi  Star-News

The rain fell, lightning flared and thunder roared last Friday night at Sweetwater High School for the Metro-South Bay League opener between the Sweetwater ...



Hilltop freshman Rosenberg earning accolades while tearing up the cross country course  Star-News

Hilltop High School freshman Noah Rosenberg received the school's first student-athlete of the week award after recording a 12th-place finish in the Division II ...



ELEV8 barbershop's Cut-A-Thon raises money for late employee and Hilltop athletic coach -  KUSI

CHULA VISTA (KUSI) – Hilltop High School athletic coach Jonathon Molina died of cancer on September 21, 2018. He was a part of Hilltop's athletic staff since ...



Eastlake Titans reclaim Metro-Mesa League football title  Star-News

The old axiom that defense wins championships proved to once again be on the mark in determining this year's Metro-Mesa League football title. The Eastlake ...



Titans break out offensively in big fashion  Star-News

Eastlake High School's football team was shut out in its first game of the season against Torrey Pines. In their second game of the season against Hilltop last ...



South County qualifies 15 teams for CIF girls volleyball playoffs  Star-News

Fifteen South County teams qualified for this year's San Diego Section girls volleyball playoffs. Nine have advanced to the quarterfinal round. In Tuesday's ...



Sweetwater leaves Castle Park in the fog with a 1-0 girls soccer win  Star-News

It took three tries but the Sweetwater High School girls soccer team finally managed to defeat west side rival Castle Park. The teams met twice in the recent ...



Eagles give Olympian effort, pound Hilltop 49-6 for first win of season  Star-News

It looked like both teams were primed for a shootout last Friday when the host Hilltop Lancers took on the Olympian Eagles in a non-league high school football ...



Roller hockey teams usher in new year with on-court fireworks, intrigue  Star-News

The turn of the calendar to 2019 has certainly been beneficial to the Eastlake High School roller hockey team. The Titans picked up three wins as teams returned ...



Chula Vista Native Desiree Linden Wins Boston Marathon  Times of San Diego

Chula Vista-native Desiree Linden on Monday become the first American woman in 33 years to claim a Boston Marathon victory.



Eastlake girls field hockey team claims undefeated league championship  Star-News

The Eastlake High School girls field hockey team is now working on a 23-game unbeaten streak in league play thanks to Monday's 6-0 win at Hilltop.



Hilltop girls, Olympian boys swim teams post winning start to season  Star-News

Olympian High School sophomore Alicia Cota Arellano stole the show — and the scorecard — during the Eagles' Mesa League swim and dive dual meet ...



Hilltop holds off Southwest to claim this year's South Bay League girls volleyball title  Star-News

It took a dramatic fifth game win over visiting Southwest on Oct. 11 but Hilltop's girls volleyball team managed to secure sole possession of this year's South Bay ...



Eastlake drops one but remains on top of Mesa League standings  Star-News

Both teams — the Eastlake Titans and Hilltop Lancers — carried one-game winning streaks into Tuesday's Mesa League baseball game at Hilltop High School.



Winter sports season has to be one for the record books  Star-News

Simply put, it was an amazing season for South County high school teams during the recently completed winter sports season. Players, coaches, administrators ...



Hilltop softball tournament finals moved to April 28  Star-News

The finals of this year's Hilltop High School softball invitational tournament have been rescheduled for April 28. The tournament was originally set to end last ...



Baron polo men overcome adversity due to lineup shuffle  Star-News

The Sweetwater Union High School District's fall break occurred smack dab in the middle of regular season play for the Metro Conference's collection of sports ...



Barons steal 29-23 win from Lancers after dramatic finish  Star-News

Hilltop High School head football coach Drew Westling had hoped last Friday's non-league game against Bonita Vista at Southwestern College would be his ...



College acceptance surpasses once limited expectations  Star-News

After a year of SAT and ACT exams, financial aid workshops, college essays, applications, and a heavy senior course load, two Hilltop High School students will ...



South County mat women dominate CIF girls wrestling finals  Star-News

It was a spectacular showing by South County participants at last weekend's eighth annual San Diego Section girls wrestling tournament at Sweetwater High ...



National School Walkout: San Diego County students plan walkout to protest gun violence  10News

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Students throughout San Diego are expected to take part in a widespread walkout Wednesday morning in protest of gun violence.



Spartans top Matadors, are Metro's lone unbeaten prep football team  Star-News

The Chula Vista Spartans are carrying the banner as the Metro Conference's lone unbeaten high school football team following the opening two weeks of play.



Mar Vista Defeats Chula Vista In Rain-Interrupted Game  Eagle & Times

The Mar Vista Mariners went to Chula Vista High School last Friday, Oct. 12, where they took on the Spartans. Prior to the beginning of the game, the varsity ...



Near and far: Titans, Mariners, Lancers post big prep football wins  Star-News

It is likely the biggest win to date recorded by a Metro Conference football team in the early going of the 2018 season, and Eastlake High School head coach ...



Students walk out of San Diego schools to protest gun violence  CBS 8 San Diego

SAN DIEGO (CNS/NEWS 8) - Students from about two dozen San Diego County schools walked out of class Friday for the second time in just over a month to ...



Pro Treatment: Hilltop High senior WR looks to continue dominant play  10News

Hilltop High senior receiver Gus Ferreira is hoping to build on a stellar junior campaign.



Eastlake swimmers expanding on their base, seek fast times to end season  Star-News

The Eastlake High School swim team remained undefeated in Mesa League play after sweeping a dual meet against Hilltop April 5 at the Las Palmas pool in ...



Strong second half leads Bonita Vista past Hilltop in boys lacrosse  Star-News

Bonita Vista and Hilltop high schools have been longtime rivals in many sports, soccer prominently among them. The schools are starting to develop a rivalry in ...



Molina Strong Lineman Challenge puts big men in the spotlight  Star-News

Linemen are unquestionably the unsung heroes of any football team. Score a touchdown and fans point to the quarterback, running back or wide receiver and ...



SuHi icon Laura Charles to be remembered at memorial service  Star-News

A memorial *service* will be held in the honor of longtime Sweetwater High School music and arts teacher Laura Charles on Saturday, March 10, at the First ...



Former high school roller hockey rivals now heating up the ice for SDSU Aztecs  Star-News

Aaron Mayer and Devyn Taras are certainly no strangers to anyone who has followed high school roller hockey in San Diego South County. They developed a ...



Hilltop Lancers to field young girls volleyball squad  Star-News

The Hilltop Lancers finished in the middle of the pack in last year's competitive Mesa League girls volleyball championship race, ending the season with an ...



Family feud pits father, daughter on opposite sides of the pitch  Star-News

Chula Vista native Victor Vargas has roots that run deep at Hilltop High School, his alma mater. He is also planting new roots at Castle Park High School where ...



Students remember beloved teachers killed in crash  CBS 8 San Diego

On Wednesday night, two beloved, South Bay teachers were remembered at Hilltop High School. Pamela and Henry Gutierrez were killed over the weekend in a ...



San Diego County students participate in National School Walkout Day to protest gun violence  10News

Students from dozens of San Diego County schools joined a national movement and walked out of classes at 10 a.m..



Winter Sports Preview: Roller hockey season faces off at Castle Park High School outdoor rink  Star-News

Sweetwater Union High School District teams faced off the 2017-18 CIF-Metro Conference roller hockey season Thursday evening, Nov. 30, at the Castle Park ...



Boys soccer: Hilltop kickers claim Coronado Islanders tourney title  Star-News

The Hilltop High School boys soccer team kicked off the 2014-15 season by capturing the championship title of the Coronado Islanders tournament. The Lancers ...



Local wrestling community mourns passing of iconic coach Jerry Matsumoto  Star-News

The 2016-17 high school wrestling season will face off without one of South County's iconic coaches. Jerry Matsumoto, who served as a head coach at Marian ...



And we thought the football season was finally over  Star-News

The high school and college football seasons are starting to become ridiculously long. Consider this: The San Diego Section championship finals took place Dec ...



Bonita couple honored with community service award  Star-News

Bonita's Jeff and Julie Phair recently received the prestigious community *service* award from the High School Sports Association. The award was given to the ...



Longtime football head coach Carl Parrick honored for dedication to high school athletics  Star-News

The mission statement of the High School Sports Association of San Diego is several-fold: It is to promote high standards of professional proficiency and ethics in ...



Barons top off Senior Night with 8-3 boys lacrosse victory  Star-News

Monday's Mesa League boys lacrosse game between the host Bonita Vista Barons and Hilltop Lancers had special meaning for the hosts. The Barons won, 8-3, ...



Lancers, South Bay hoops teams appear on the rise in 2010-11  Star-News

Chuck Vallero has coached at Hilltop High School for 18 years, and the long-time boys basketball coach likes what he sees throughout the South Bay this ...



Hilltop grad Latimore helps Team USA skate to silver medal  Star-News

The CIF-Metro Conference roller hockey circuit scored major prestige points when Hilltop High School alumnus Kekoa Latimore won a silver medal with the ...



The Untold Story Behind the Sweetwater Schools Scandal  Voice of San Diego

An investigation into the Sweetwater Union High School District superintendent eventually snowballed into a massive scandal that resulted in convictions for ...



College football bowl game gets birds eye view  Star-News

South County high school football coaches Kurt Gritts and Gary Pugh both had a birds-eye view of the 40th annual San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl ...



Eastlake boys soccer team rides early success to 1-0 league start  Star-News

It's not easy playing on the uneven grass turf at Bonita Vista High School, and that might be one of the Barons' home field advantages when entertaining visiting ...



Chula Vista Rangers conduct own World Cup draw  Star-News

The City of Salford Schools F.A. under-15 boys soccer team kicked off its 20th anniversary tour with friendly matches against the host Chula Vista Rangers ...



Boys volleyball season heading to frantic close  Star-News

San Diego Section boys volleyball champions will be crowned in five playoff divisions during May. The Open Division will include eight teams while Division I, ...



Full of optimism, Jaguars football team gears up for conference play  Star-News

It's five down and five to go for the Southwestern College football team as the team comes off its midseason bye. The Jaguars currently possess a 4-1 record as ...



Hilltop girls field hockey team taking aim at fantastic finish  Star-News

There are two weeks left in the high school girls field hockey season and Hilltop High School appears to be gaining momentum as it sprints toward securing this ...



Small schools making impact on prep gridiron  Star-News

The South Bay is home to three small school division high school football teams. They are the Calvary Christian Academy Royal Knights, Lutheran Knights and ...



Teen who brought gun to school has checkered past  KFMB News 8

More information is being revealed Thursday about the boy, who is accused of bringing a handgun to school in Chula Vista, his father and their difficult family ...



Pursuit of second career leads to Brazilian martial arts academy  Star-News

When Ron Pizarro was laid off from his cyber security job at the Department of Defense it was a stressful time for him. Pizarro, 38, had supported his family of ...



Eastlake tops Castle Park in early season inline hockey showdown  Star-News

The first big game between the CIF-Metro Conference's Mesa League roller hockey teams took place Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Castle Park High School rink ...



Mar Vista, Hilltop to battle for South Bay League title  Star-News

Hilltop High School's football team printed new T-shirts in the preseason that reflected a shift in fortunes. They read: New League, New Legacy. The Lancers ...



2015-16 Metro Conference winter sports honor roll announced  Star-News

The Metro Conference held its 2015-16 winter sports all-league awards ceremony Feb. 29 at Chula Vista High School's performing arts center. Student-athletes ...



Bonita Vista, Hilltop fall short in CIF division basketball finals  Star-News

What made the Bonita Vista High School girls basketball team's 62-54 loss to top-seeded Imperial in last Saturday's San Diego Section Division II championship ...



Give it a shot: Titans are Pam Wiser Classic champs again  Star-News

The fifth annual Bonita Optimist Pam Wiser Classic wrapped up on Monday with a full day of roller hockey at the Castle Park High School roller hockey rink.



Lancers shout for joy after winning league baseball title  Star-News

After the final out was recorded in Thursday's Metro-Pacific League baseball game at Hilltop High School, a loud hoot went up from the victorious team – and ...



Green Day: Lancers pick up first win in new era  Star-News

The scenario seemed fitting that the green-clad Hilltop Lancers girls field hockey team would pick up its first win of the season Wednesday, St. Patrick's Day, ...



Titans, Broncos still unbeaten in CIF-Metro roller hockey season  Star-News

Several milestones define the unbroken 18-year history of roller hockey as an official CIF-sanctioned sport within the Sweetwater Union High School District and ...



Where there's a will, there's a way  Star-News

All Hilltop High School diver Josh Fischer could do after recording a failed dive at last year's Mesa League finals was to put his hands on his head and grimace.



Patrick Henry Patriots 40, Hilltop Lancers 14  KUSI

Highlight and more highlights. That wraps up the week -2- episode of the PPR. This week the Patriots of Patrick Henry traveled down to the home of the Lancers ...



Southwestern lady kickers record near-perfect season, reach regional playoffs  Star-News

The season began with a magical 21-game unbeaten streak — 17 victories and four ties, to be exact — before Southwestern College's women's soccer team ...



Lancer girls soccer team ends playoff jinx  Star-News

The playoff jinx is finally over for the Hilltop High School girls soccer team after the Lancers topped Mesa League rival Bonita Vista, 1-0, in last Saturday's (Feb.



Skateboarding pays off for Chula Vista resident  Star-News

Professional skateboarder and native Chula Vista resident Thomas Sandoval, 25, has become somewhat of a local celebrity as he moves on to the final round of ...



Mustang duo puts Otay Ranch on the state wrestling map  Star-News

The 2010-11 high school wrestling season was one of history-making proportions for the Otay Ranch Mustangs. Included were the east side Chula Vista ...



San Pasqual Golden Eagles 39, Castle Park Trojans 0  KUSI

This Friday, be sure to tune in for a non-conference game between Castle Park High School (0-5) and San Pasqual High School (3-2). The Castle Park Trojans, ...



Pro Treatment: La Jolla High vs. Hilltop High - 10News.com KGTV-TV San Diego  10News

Hilltop High School capped the week as our 10News Pro Treatment team with a 24-14 win Friday night over La Jolla High School.



San Ysidro posts first win of football season by piling up 49 points  Star-News

The Metro Conference realigned its three high school football leagues this season to promote competitiveness. As it's turned out, district officials couldn't have ...



Bonita woman qualifies for world rowing championships  Star-News

Julie Phair, a longtime Bonita resident, won the SoCal Regional Erg Rowing Championship Feb. 3 in Long Beach, which qualiyies her to compete in the world ...



Hilltop boys water polo team looking for success in move up to Division II level  Star-News

The Hilltop High School boys water polo team advanced as far as last year's San Diego Section Division III semifinals before losing an overtime decision to ...



Two South Bay teachers die in freeway crash  fox5sandiego.com

Two teachers died in a crash on Interstate 10 east of Indio over the weekend, school officials confirmed Monday.



What You Need to Know About the South Bay Schools Merger  Voice of San Diego

Chula Vista Councilwoman Mary Salas, who is running for mayor, wants the Sweetwater Union High School District to merge with the Chula Vista Elementary ...



Black Women, Anti-Trump, & Student Protests! Progressive Activist Calendar March 9-19, 2018  San Diego Free Press

This is likely to be a historic week for activism in San Diego. Black Women will march to build power and community on Saturday, Anti-Trump Protests will span ...



Tom Waits - Guitarist, Actor, Songwriter, Singer, Drummer  Biography

Get more on the career of Grammy Award-winning recording artist Tom Waits and his rough-voiced musical adventures, at Biography.com.



Girls volleyball, boys water polo playoffs rewarding Metro teams  Star-News

The Bonita Vista High School girls tennis team helped kick off the San Diego Section's fall sports playoffs by winning the Division III team championship.



Dedicated mother found a place and a way of helping others  Star-News

For five years, Yudmila Guizar devotedly dropped off and picked up her son at Harborside Elementary School. Although she volunteered, it was occasional.



San Diego's Meb Keflezighi Finishes In Eighth Place In Boston Marathon  KPBS

Meb Keflezighi of San Diego came up short Monday in his bid for a second straight Boston Marathon victory, while a former Chula Vista resident posted a strong ...



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