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Dec 11

A farewell and thanks

Hi all, Just wanted to announce that Alex Jankowski is stepping in as the new high school sports reporter (as of this week). I’ve done the job for the past year and a half and I’ve really enjoyed getting to know you all and covering some dramatic moments in local sports. I’m returning to news, …

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Sep 27

Volleyball season is upon us and I’m enjoying the action!

By Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunenews.com The fall sports season is well upon us now and I’m digging the level of play in local girls volleyball. I had a chance to see San Luis Obispo and Atascadero this week and it was a tremendous match. The Tigers look extremely skilled. And despite losing star setter Maggie Eppright …

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Apr 25

Five Teams in Playoff Hunt in PAC 7 Baseball Race

By Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunenews.com The PAC 7 League baseball race is getting interesting. Five teams are fighting for playoff positions at the top of the league. They are Righetti High (10-4), Arroyo Grande (7-3-1), San Luis Obispo (8-4), Atascadero (5-5-1), and Pioneer Valley (6-7-2). It should be a fun final stretch of the season. Two …

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Mar 07

Michael Jackson’s daughter appeared at Mission Prep game; Mitch Kupchak at later game

Kind of an interesting development took place that I was unaware of at the Mission Prep CIF-Southern Section final against Buckley on Saturday. At Mater Dei High in Santa Ana, Paris Jackson, daughter of Michael Jackson, the king of Pop, was cheerleading for Buckley, which beat the Royals 54-46 in the section title game. Jackson …

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Feb 15

Interview with Dave Winfield

Former San Diego Padre and baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield was at a recent Templeton High CIF-Southern Section Division 4AA game. Sound odd? Well, not so much considering his 6-foot-9 son, David Winfield Jr., plays on the Harvard-Westlake basketball team. Winfield Jr. scored a game-high 16 points against the Eagles and has verbally committed …

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Feb 15

3 Mission Prep players ink National Letters of Intent Thursday

Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunenews.com Three local players from Mission Prep inked their letters of national intent on Thursday (Feb. 14). Anthony Bosshardt signed to play baseball at Claremont McKenna, Andrew DeSesa officially will play football at Brown University while Michael Cardwell will play football at Missouri University of Science and Technology on a partial scholarship. Bosshardt, …

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Feb 09

Longtime Morro Bay soccer coach Roger Ludin retires

By Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunenews.com Longtime Morro Bay soccer coach Roger Ludin has coached his last game. Ludin coached a combined 24 years at Morro Bay – 17 of them as the boys coach and seven of them as a girls coach. The 68-year-old retired Cal Poly physics and mechanical engineering professor, affectionately known as “Doc” …

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Jan 30

Playoff picture starting to become clear for local girls/boys basketball teams

Several local teams are winding down their seasons in boys and girls basketball. And the CIF-Southern Section playoff picture is starting to come into focus, though some teams will determine their fates in games over the next two weeks. Four local teams in boys basketball appear primed to qualify. Atascadero High is in second place …

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Jan 25

Former A-Town Dawgs now among Atascadero High Basketball leaders

Kids from left to right: Ben Coughlin, Chase Young, Aaron Olsen, Rob Berwick, Brian Woodard, Jared Stuedemann, Joe Johnson, Will Coughlin, Will Hays, Grant Woodard, Connor Kim. 
Coaches in back (left to right): Jim Woodard and John Berwick.

Check out this photo of some of the current Atascadero High basketball players, helping to lead the team to a third place standing currently in the PAC 7 League. The photo, courtesy of Jim Woodard, was taken when they were grade schoolers playing for the A-Town Dawgs, a team that won more than 20 major …

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Jan 25

PAC 7 boys basketball getting interesting (AG/Atascadero still in Hunt)

By Nick Wilson nwilson@thetribunews.com Righetti High’s boys’ basketball leads the PAC 7 League with a 7-0 record, but two SLO County teams still have a crack at the title this year and the final stretch of the regular season over the next two weeks will determine if they can narrow the gap. Atascadero sits in …

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