For 38 years the Pacifica Sports Club has been promoting Pacifica sports programs and local athletes. Annually, the PSC hosts an awards breakfast for selected athletes. More than 500 local athletes have been recognized for their skills over the past years.
On Sunday, hundreds of athletes gathered at Pillar Point Harbor in the early hours of the morning to compete in the annual Half Moon Bay Triathlon. Spirits were high and the anticipation was palpable at this, the first such triathlon since the pandemic.
Like so many ceremonies and events over the last two years, last year’s Mavericks Surf Awards was an all-virtual affair. This year, contest organizers are planning on a large in-person gathering to honor another year of massive waves ridden on the Coastside.
It took seven years since retiring from coaching junior college football, but, on March 12, Coach George Rush, the legendary City College of San Francisco head football coach, added another achievement to his resume. He was inducted into the California Community College Football Coaches Asso…
Did you accomplish a special sports feat this year, or know someone who did? If so, you may be eligible for the Pacifica Sports Club “Breakfast of Champions” award this year.
Terra Nova High School track athletes competed March 9 at Half Moon Bay High School in a quad meet against Hillsdale High School, Half Moon Bay and Woodside High School.
Two-time rugby Olympian (and member of the USA Sevens Eagles team) Danny Barrett contemplated retiring last year after eight years of international competition. But, sometimes, it only takes some loving to make a person change their mind. Such is the case with the 31-year-old Barrett.
In a heartbreaker, the Terra Nova Tigers varsity boys basketball team lost its Central Coast Section Division IV home playoff game on Feb. 22 to San Lorenzo Valley, 71-63.
Despite strong performances from both the Terra Nova High School boys and girls basketball rosters, both teams fell to league champion Cougars after tough competition on Friday night at Half Moon Bay High School.
We love rivalries: Ford vs. Ferrari, Ali vs. Frazier, Cal vs. Stanford. Friday’s showdown between the Terra Nova and Half Moon Bay high school basketball teams proved that passion sometimes runs deepest when the rivals are also neighbors.
The Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame is celebrating its 31st anniversary this year with four new members being inducted. Recently, the Pacifica City Council honored the four inductees by proclaiming the week of Feb. 21-26 as “Pacifica Sports Hal of Fame Week.”
Local high school seniors are invited to apply for the $10,000 Woodside-area Equestrian Merit Scholarship. The Mounted Patrol Foundation and the Woodside-area Horse Owners Association are accepting applications now through April 30.
Paul Carion just can’t get away from coaching. After 15 years of coaching at the high school level, he accepts a job, wins a championship, and then retires. Shortly after retiring, a job pops up somewhere and he’s quickly back on the court with another school team.
Emotions were high on the field and in the stands as coastal rivals Terra Nova High School and Half Moon Bay High School went head-to-head in the annual Skull Game on Friday night at Terra Nova. Half Moon Bay claimed the 52-21 victory and the Skull trophy in the last game of the season for T…
At a capacity William Gray Stadium, the Half Moon Bay Cougars easily handled the host Terra Nova Tigers, 52-21, in the rivalry Skull Game on the Bob Lotti Field. The attendance was estimated at 500.
The San Francisco Giants’ playoff aspirations came to an end on Thursday evening, as the Los Angeles Dodgers claimed the National League Division Series. For some fans, that was the end of Major League Baseball’s 2021 postseason. But a particular group of Bay Area residents is still paying c…
In a Halloween-themed celebration and fundraiser, the Pacifica National Little League, in partnership with Beach Break Entertainment is hosting an outdoor movie night at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, on the Majors outfield at Fairway Park, Cindy Way and Cullen Drive.
After nearly 30 years of service, South San Francisco Police Chief Jeff Azzopardi will be retiring at the end of this year. The Pacifica native rose through the ranks after being appointed police chief in 2014.
Two years ago, the Terra Nova football field was going to be named in honor of former Terra Nova varsity football coach Bob Lotti. COVID-19 canceled that dedication ceremony. But on Friday night nothing could stop the legendary Hall of Fame coach from finally getting his well-deserved recognition.
Through rain, an ill-timed fire alarm and a broken scoreboard, the Terra Nova Tigers fought four tough games against Half Moon Bay School in Monday night’s quad water polo meet at Terra Nova High School.
For fans attending Terra Nova’s first home game in 19 months, Friday was an electrifying and emotional evening at William Gray Stadium. Playing before a packed crowd of spectators, the Tigers easily handled the Jefferson Grizzlies, 34-0.
Pacifica Runners Club, a local member of Road Runners of America, is holding its Tiki Trot 5K on Sunday. And it is a state championship race.
History was made on Aug. 14 when Pacifica native Anthony Gordon became the first Terra Nova High School graduate to play in the National Football League. Making his professional debut with the Kansas City Chiefs, he was one of four quarterbacks to play against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi…
For almost 65 years, Pacifica has been producing talented athletes in a variety of sports. Since the city of Pacifica was incorporated in 1957, hundreds of athletes have brought recognition to their hometown through the world of sports.
On July 23, in Tokyo, Danny Barrett will be marching in the opening ceremonies of the 2021 Olympics as a member of the U.S. men’s rugby sevens team, while Anthony Gordon will be in St. Joseph, Mo., for the first day of training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.
Kahuna Kupuna returns to Linda Mar Beach for its 21st year after taking a pause last year due to the pandemic. The surf contest starts at 7:30 a.m. and goes to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 17. The contest benefits Pacifica’s Environmental Family.
It was 2008 when DiMitri Fabiani-Wyatt first geared up and took to the field for the Pacifica Tigersharks Pop Warner football team. He was just 5 years old. “Back then every team was filled, and sometimes we had multiple teams for each age group,” Fabiani-Wyatt recalled.
The Pacifica American Little League season wrapped up recently with a Majors division champion crowned and a thriller at the District 52 12-and-under All-Star Game.
Two years ago, George Rush, former City College of San Francisco championship football coach, introduced a new concept to the game of football, focusing mainly on having fun and safety protocols. He called it “Realnine football.”
Six years ago Jared Milch led Terra Nova’s baseball team to the Peninsula Athletic League North Division championship. Last week, the 2016 graduate pitched in his first professional game as a member of the New Jersey Jackals.
Registration for the Pacifica Tigersharks youth football three-day camp is still open. The camp, conducted by RealNine Football, is geared toward teaching football skills, without tackling or head contact, while minimizing health risks.