Tag Archive: Mission Prep

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 22

Three local teams still standing in playoff basketball

Three local teams remain in the CIF-Southern Section basketball playoff picture. Their matchups this weekend are the following: • Canyon (21-9) at Arroyo Grande (21-8) – The Comanches (third-ranked team) will play the Eagles (11th ranked team) at 7 p.m. Friday in Arroyo Grande in the quarterfinals of CIF-SS Division 2A. Players to watch include …

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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

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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Jan 11

Horace Grant coaches Mission Prep; Talks NBA

I ran into Horace Grant this week, who’s an assistant coach of the Mission Prep junior varsity girls basketball team this year in San Luis Obispo. Grant, a former 17-year NBA player and four-time champion with the Bulls and Lakers, said that the three things he impresses on young basketball players are the following: have …

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Jan 08

Several SLO County teams ranked in CIF high school sports this week

Several local area teams received recognition in this week’s CIF-Southern Section polls. Arroyo Grande High’s boys basketball received a ninth place ranking in Division 2A, San Luis Obispo High was ranked 14th in Division 3A, Atascadero High was eighth in Division 3AA, and Mission Prep’s boys team was slotted sixth in Division 5AA. In girls …

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Oct 19

Mission Prep gets huge upset over Coastal Christian

It may be the upset of the year so far in girls’ volleyball aside from Nipomo beating Santa Ynez to break a seven-year Los Padres League winning streak held by Santa Ynez earlier this season. Mission Prep beat undefeated Coastal Christian tonight 3-1 to become the first team this season to win against the Conquerors …

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Oct 17

AG sports thriving in the fall

The Eagles are perched atop the local teams in high school sports’ rankings this fall. The boys’ football and girls’ volleyball teams are both ranked sixth in their CIF-Southern Section divisions, girls’ tennis comes in at number two this week, and boys’ water polo is number five. No other county high school has teams ranked …

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Sep 27

Mission Prep Keeps on Rolling

After a 5-0 start to its season, a string of commanding wins, Mission Prep is primed and ready for a state bowl game if the San Luis Obispo team continues on its torrid path. The Royals have been ranked the top team in the Northeast Division and they’re at the top of the list of …

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