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Six Imperial Valley baseball squads advance to CIF-SDS playoffs

Following the conclusion of the Imperial Valley and Mazanita League baseball seasons a total of six local teams will see their season carry on in the CIF-San Diego Section playoffs beginning with today’s play-in and first-round games.

Sports briefs: Lakeview to host scramble

Lakeview Golf Course is set to host a 2-on-2 summer golf scramble here Saturday beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Teams compete in IVUSA tourney

The annual end-of-season tourney for the Imperial Valley United Soccer Association began at Sunflower Elementary School here on Thursday and continued on Saturday with a series of semifinals in the...

Sports briefs: Bulldogs win in extras

ESCONDIDO — The No. 4 Calexico High softball team took down the No. 1 seed of Escondido in the second round of the CIF-San Diego Section Div. II softball playoffs here on Saturday morning.

Calexico High’s Julie Cardenas signs to Lake Tahoe Community College

CALEXICO — Despite having only played varsity soccer for two years at Calexico High School, Julie Cardenas made the most of her time on the pitch.

Calipatria High softball advances in CIF SDS Div. IV playoffs

VISTA — Following another dominating victory in the CIF-San Diego Section Division IV playoffs on Thursday, the softball team from Calipatria High finds itself in the second round of the tournament...

Calexico High softball gets CIF SDS Div. II victory

CALEXICO — For the second time this week, the Mt. Carmel Sundevils made the trip to the Imperial Valley to compete in the CIF San Diego Section Div. II softball playoffs.

In this Corner: Holtville grad gets magical hit

It’s the moment every baseball and softball player dreams of — championship game, last inning, tie game, two outs and a 3-2 count.

Calipatria High softball advances to CIF SDS Div. IV tourney

CALIPATRIA — The Calipatria High softball team dominated in its CIF San Diego Section Div. IV play-in game defeating Canyon Crest Academy 15-5 in five innings here on Tuesday afternoon.

Brawley baseball team amps up after winning IVL title

BRAWLEY — Tonight marks the end of the Imperial Valley League baseball season for the Brawley Union High School Wildcats as they celebrate Senior Night at Wiest Field against the Calexico High Bull...

The Latest: Serena Williams barely sweats in French Open win

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):

Engineering and physics professors weigh in on Brady appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two dozen engineering and physics professors weighed in Tuesday with a federal appeals court being asked to review New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for "Deflategate."
Concussion group says ex-NFL player Bubba Smith had CTE

BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL defensive end Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death, the Concussion Legacy Foundation said Monday.

Brazilian health minister updates IOC on anti-Zika measures

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Brazil's health minister briefed IOC officials Tuesday on the steps being taken to combat the Zika virus ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Derby winner Nyquist is sick and won't run in Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) — So much for a rematch in the Belmont Stakes.

Sweet spot: Indy 500 champions say milk race's top tradition

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sam Hornish Jr. remembers every moment from his Indy 500 victory as if they were snapshots in time.

State TV says 14 Russians on list for 2008 Olympic doping

MOSCOW (AP) — Ten medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, including 2012 high jump champion Anna Chicherova, were among 14 Russians that tested positive in the reanalysis of their doping samples,...

Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC, USA to televise 325½ hours from Rio

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBCUniversal networks Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC and USA will combine to televise 325½ hours of programing from the Rio Olympics this summer.

NYC's police, firefighters brawl at charity football game

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says a melee that erupted at a charity football game between police and firefighters just shows that football is a competitive sport.

Djokovic, Nadal, Murray reach 2nd round at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic treated the Roland Garros crowd with some great tennis shots on Tuesday. His charm offensive continued after the match.

Trump proposes wall to protect golf resort from rising seas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Ireland.

Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco industry over star's death

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tony Gwynn's widow and two children filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to hold the tobacco industry accountable for the Hall of Famer's death.

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