Sports

Former player Mark Sweeney a hit as a broadcaster

By Jay Paris When Mark Sweeney slid behind a microphone, he had no experience.

Jay Paris: For Padres to succeed, ‘Buddy Ball’ has to roll

The catch for the Padres is how they pitch.

Padres, fans hearing new voices

Padres, fans hearing new voices

North County residents part of the remaining 30 candidates

Jay Paris: The ‘Great Scott’ goes the distance at CSUSM

The Carlsbad 5K returns on Sunday, which allows us to circle back to an old friend: Steve Scott.

Surf shops face off in the water for unique competition

Surf shops face off in the water for unique competition

ENCINITAS — At stake: bragging rights among the county’s surf shops, a full page ad in Surfer Magazine and an all expenses paid trip to South America to compete in the national championship.

Jay Paris: In her second ‘tri,’ Davis is a champion

Jay Paris: In her second ‘tri,’ Davis is a champion

The alarm clock crows at 4:20 a.m. and off Susanne Davis goes.

Runners make their marks

Runners make their marks

ENCINITAS – A half-mile stretch of Vulcan Avenue became a veritable race track for runners challenging themselves to see just how fast they could run a mile on Sunday.

Jay Paris: Miracle League baseball is in a league of its own

  The kid charging up the hill said it all: “Go Padres!”

Solana Beach Little League kicks off 57th season

Solana Beach Little League kicks off 57th season

SOLANA BEACH — Two-time World Series champion Aubrey Huff offered some good-sportsmanship advice during Solana Beach Little League’s opening day ceremony, but it wasn’t all for the players.

Race organizers look to bring back the mile

Race organizers look to bring back the mile

ENCINITAS — Co-founders of The Encinitas Mile race Daniel Seidel and Mark Sarno are looking to join in the movement of bringing back the mile.