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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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Terra Nova High School’s boys varsity basketball team took full advantage of its Central Coast Section home game assignment against 10th-seeded James Lick with a definitive 69-32 victory on June 8.

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The Terra Nova boys varsity basketball team did what it needed to do — win its final three games of the season after dropping its only loss at Jefferson a few weeks ago.

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It was Senior Night at Oceana High School last week as the Tigers and Sharks played their final Peninsula Athletic League North regular season basketball game of the pandemic-shortened campaign. Terra Nova prevailed, 63-52, for their third win in a row.

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It took a little over a quarter for the Terra Nova boys varsity basketball team to get in a groove at both ends, but, once it did, the Tigers cruised the rest of the way to a 69-42 victory over visiting Oceana on May 10.

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Recently, Terra Nova High School alums Bill Byrne and Joe Buenavista were reminiscing about their relationship over the years – growing up in Pacifica, playing sports at Terra Nova, induction into the Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame, attending the U.S. Naval Academy, serving as officers in the …

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Although the previous winter was hailed as one of the most consistent seasons at Mavericks in a decade, drawing surfers from across the globe who rode an untold number of waves, one man stood above the rest by a significant margin. At one of the most physically demanding and challenging wave…

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Jefferson boys varsity basketball scorched the nets by making 31 of its 52 field goal attempts, including the first four 3-pointers en route to a 69-50 win over Terra Nova on May 3.

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Though there was no formal surf contest held at Mavericks this past year, surfers and spectators alike were treated to a barrage of large winter swells in December and January, resulting in plenty of impressive rides and standout performances.

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A month ago Pacifica’s Pop Warner program, Pacifica Tigersharks, ended after 25 years of existence. Parents of youths playing in the program were notified by Tigersharks President Mike Biancalana of the board’s decision.

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In a back-and-forth affair, the Terra Nova boys varsity basketball team prevailed in Pacifica with a nailbiting 46-45 triumph over El Camino last week.

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The late afternoon mist settled on the field as the Oceana High School boys soccer team kicked off against Mills High School on Friday. Spectators didn’t have to wait long for scoring in a game that ended in a 2-2 tie.

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In some ways, Charlie Hilder is like most wrestling fans and aspiring professionals. He started watching it on TV and he dreams of one day competing in the World Wrestling Entertainment league, where idols like John Cena, Steve Austin and “Triple H” were stars on his screen. But unlike most …

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The Terra Nova High School Tigers fell to their rivals to the south, 42-12, on Friday night but the third and final game of the season nonetheless carried a celebratory feel.

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Pacifica’s Nike Agunbiade has been tearing through collegiate competition in this her sophomore campaign on the University of Southern California varsity diving team. Last week, she was named PAC-12 Diver of the Week after winning three times.

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This Friday can’t come too soon for Terra Nova football coach Jason Piccolotti. He’s ready to field a team. The last time he saw a football was in the final game of the 2019 season when a failed point-after-touchdown cost his team a trip to the state championship.

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The California Department of Public Health on Friday issued new guidelines on outdoor sports, pav-ing the way for more high school student-athletes who have been sidelined for nearly a year to begin competing again.

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Joy Hitzeman, a dedicated tennis player and officer with the Pacifica Tennis Club, recently learned a way to reuse those used tennis balls and keep them out of the landfill.

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Park Pacifica resident Hyun Suk Jang spent her Saturday running. She jogged along the coast, around giant redwoods and dodged weekend traffic through the peninsula and San Francisco before making her way back to her Pacifica home. When it was all said and done, she had run 100 miles in a sin…

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A year ago, Anthony Gordon graduated from Washington State University as a record-setting quarterback. His goal was to be drafted by a National Football League team, and depending which “draft expert” you listen to, he was expected to go between the fifth and seventh rounds. Unfortunately, h…

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Jamie Mitchell took a few deep breaths, then composed himself before            looking into the camera.  “It’s a whole other level today,” he said to more than 1,000 viewers tuning in to Surfline’s livestream on Instagram on Sunday afternoon. A few hundred feet from where Mitchell sat on hi…

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State public health officials have not allowed high school competition since the school year began in late summer; however, that has not stopped a group of Terra Nova High School football players from staying active. “In June, several of us thought we should get together and toss the footbal…