CdM Boy Wins Long Jump Event

posted: April 5th, 2014 08:18 am | 0No Comments

Matthew Poska, a Harbor Day School fifth-grader, placed first in the long jump at Friday’s Youth Track Meet of Champions held at Corona del Mar High School.
Matthew won the event with a jump of 13 feet 1 inch, said his mother, Kimberley Valentine-Poska. He also qualified to compete in the long jump, 100M and 200M [...]

Newport-Mesa All-Stars Win National Tournament

posted: April 1st, 2014 12:58 pm | 0No Comments

Story submitted by Newport-Mesa NJB
The Newport-Mesa 4th Grade All-Star Team capped-off its undefeated march to a National Championship by defeating Redwood 40-37 on Sunday afternoon. The game was a back and forth contest, with Newport going up as many as 8 and being down by 3 at halftime. The champs played lockdown defense in [...]

Newport Lightning 2014 Spring AAU/Club Boys Basketball Tryouts Scheduled

posted: March 25th, 2014 13:46 pm | 0No Comments

A Corona del Mar Today reader contribution
The upcoming Newport Lightning (NLBC) 2014 Spring AAU/Club Boys Basketball Season is just around the corner and we will be holding our boys club team tryouts on April 1 and 3 at the Harbor Day School gym at 3443 Pacific View Drive.
The Newport Lightning Basketball Club (NLBC) is entering [...]

Third Grade Newport-Mesa NJB All-Star Team Competes in National Tournament

posted: March 24th, 2014 13:40 pm | 0No Comments

The Newport-Mesa National Junior Basketball third-grade All-Star boys’ team competed in the NJB national tournament last weekend in Hanford.
The team won their first two games to advance to the semi-finals where they lost to Covina Valley 54-51 in the final seconds of the game.
The team had qualified for the national tournament by going undefeated in [...]

3rd Grade Newport-Mesa NJB All-Star Team Competes in National Tournament

posted: March 24th, 2014 13:40 pm | 0No Comments

Story contributed by a CdM Today reader

The Newport-Mesa National Junior Basketball third-grade All-Star boys’ team competed in the NJB national tournament last weekend in Hanford.
The team won their first two games to advance to the semi-finals, where they lost to Covina Valley 54-51 in the final seconds of the game.
The team had qualified for the [...]

Newport-Mesa 4th Grade Gold Dominates Tournament

posted: March 24th, 2014 13:38 pm | 0No Comments

Story submitted by the Newport Beach NJB
The Newport-Mesa Boys 4th Grade Gold All-Star team continued its strong showing in the Spring by winning the NJB All-Star Sectional Championship last weekend after winning the NJB All-Star Area Championship the previous week.
The “Elite’s” (named after the Nike socks) have been dominant on the defensive end allowing only [...]

Newport NJB Fourth Graders Win Championship Game

posted: March 16th, 2014 18:32 pm | 0No Comments

The Newport Beach NJB basketball team All Stars won a championship game on Sunday.
The team includes Cydney Grover, Gracie Burns, Ava Axelson, Madeleine Luer, Paige Kidder, Chloe Seybold, Isabel Gomez, Megan Shean, Claire Eusey and Biana Bays
The Newport Beach NJGB sixth grade All Stars also won on Sunday.
Photo courtesy of an NJB family.

NJB Announces 4th Grade Gold All-Star Team Members

posted: March 9th, 2014 11:15 am | 0No Comments

By Newport-Mesa NJB Representatives
Newport-Mesa NJB has announced the 4th Grade Gold All-Star team for the 2014 season.
The players are Will Purcell, Hudson Bond, Brandon Kincaid, Sanjay Tewari, Ryder Brooks, Jordan Stucki, Jack Bolt, Carter Healy, Trent Liolios and Calder Overfelt.
The team’s coaches are Scott Stucki & Brent Overlfelt.
The team will compete in the Southern California [...]

Newport Lightning Basketball Club Dominates Focus March Madness Tourney

posted: March 9th, 2014 11:14 am | 0No Comments

A Corona del Mar Today reader submission

The Newport Lightning Basketball Club’s 12u/6th Grade Black team continued its strong winter showing by winning the Focus March Madness Tournament at Gahr High School last weekend.
The Lightning topped ACES Basketball in the championship game on Sunday after going 3-0 in pool play over the weekend. The NLBC [...]

NB Team Wins SoCal Championships

posted: March 3rd, 2014 08:23 am | 0No Comments

A local Newport Beach team, Fryer Basketball Academy (FBA), won the Southern California Championships for NJB All-Net (U11). The tournament was held at the MAP Sports Facility in Garden Grove.
Coach Jeff Fryer will lead FBA U11 as they advance to the National Tournament to be held on March 15 and 16. The team members are [...]