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Red, white and blue honored at the annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade

  • As the 2017 high school track and field season begins to wind down, top marks by student-athletes are starting to go up.

    Steele Canyon High School’s Wyatt Holmes and Hannah Hodge each set personal records in the pole vault event at last weekend’s 14th annual Phair Co./Mustang Relays at Otay Ranch High School. 

    Holmes, a senior, cleared 12 feet, 6 inches to win the Blue Division boys flight while Hodge, a junior, cleared 8 feet, 6 inches to win the Blue Division girls flight.

  • Some years everything just comes together. That seems to be the case for Granite Hills’ softball team, whose sturdy seniors and lively freshmen are pulling together quite a season.

    The Eagles (17-6-1) are currently undefeated in league (4-0) and have all the elements of a winning season ahead of them. 

    Co-captain Halle Kyler said, for the seniors, this season is the culmination of a several-year journey the Lady Eagles have shared.

  • Every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia. For many of these people, their only hope for a cure is a bone marrow transplant. Yet 70% of people who need a transplant do not have a fully matched donor in their family. They rely on a complete stranger for marrow donation to save their life, more than 95% of the time people between the ages of 18 and 44 are selected as a donor by physicians.