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Five ready to battle at state

Five Imperial Valley high school wrestlers are hoping to bring home a state title this coming weekend as the season comes to a close with the CIF State Championships in Bakersfield.

Hornets to unveil completed sports complex

When the Calipatria High baseball team opens its nonleague season at home Thursday, it will do so at an unfamiliar time of 7 p.m.

LOCAL BRIEFS: Vikings lose in boys' soccer

BOYS’ SOCCER: Vikings lose in playoffs

Imperial's Hutchinson commits to WNMU

Nothing is given. You’ve got to work for it.

Hundreds turn out for charity bike ride

About 215 riders participated in the second annual 3:10 to Yuma Charity Bike ride Saturday, up from 86 in last year’s inaugural.

LOCAL BRIEFS: Spartans beat Barons, 60-57, in girls' hoops

CHULA VISTA — The No. 11 Central Union High girls’ basketball team edged No. 3 Bonita Vista High, 60-57, in the quarterfinals of the CIF-SDS Division II playoffs here Saturday.

CIF MASTERS: Valley quintet advances to State wrestling tournament

Daxton Gordon, Robert Tabarez, Drew Garcia, Isaac Moreno and Jimmy Zarate are going to State.

Win NBA tickets with registration for memorial golf tourney

HOLTVILLE — Golfers who sign up for the ninth annual John A. Kirchenbauer Memorial Golf Tournament prior to 5 p.m. Tuesday have the opportunity to win four tickets to a Los Angeles Clippers game at...

UPCOMING EVENT: IV Venom holding tryouts

The Imperial Valley Venom 14U travel softball team will be having tryouts for the upcoming season at 9 a.m. March 7 at Meserve Park in Brawley. For more information, contact Coach Mark Gray at 760-...

On the wild slide: Lake Placid site offers skeleton rides

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The site of the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid offers the public the rare chance to try skeleton sledding.

Westbrook has career-high 49, lifts Thunder past 76ers in OT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook donned a mask and played like a superhero.

Davis has huge game in return, Pelicans beat Pistons 88-85

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis was feeling great, fired up about being back on the court and not at all subtle about showing it.

Home cooking: Spurs return to their court, beat Kings 112-85

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are back home and beginning to show signs of returning to their old form.

Top-seeded Ivanovic advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the quarterfinals in the Monterrey Open on Wednesday night, beating Pauline Parmentier of France 6-3, 6-2.

James scores 29, Cavaliers beat Raptors 120-112

TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James retaliated on the scoreboard after Jonas Valanciunas tackled him on a drive late in the third quarter.

MLS minimum: Playing for $36,500 with millionaire teammates

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Before he was in Major League Soccer, Zach Scott worked in accounting, as a coach and as a substitute teacher to pay the bills while he played in pro soccer's lower division.

Hornets rout Nets 115-91 in key game in East race

NEW YORK (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets didn't try to hide it: This was an important game.

Home cooking: Spurs return to their court, beat Kings 112-85

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs punctuated their return from a nearly monthlong road trip with their largest home victory of the season, 112-85 over the Sac...

MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year labor contract

Major League Soccer and its players' union agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, establishing free agency for the first time and averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season ope...

Hammond makes 35 saves, lifts Senators over Jets 3-1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Rookie Andrew Hammond made 35 saves, and Kyle Turris had a goal and assist as the Ottawa Senators beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Wednesday night.

Wade, Whiteside lead way late, Heat beat Lakers 100-94

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 25 points and added six assists, Hassan Whiteside grabbed 25 rebounds and the Miami Heat rallied to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 100-94 on Wednesday night.

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