All Blog Posts Tagged 'sports' (566)

Miracles of Meditation Workshop with Grand Master Teacher Jean Pierre

Whether you practice meditation, have tried it or never meditated, this workshop is for you.  It will be Sunday, July 27th here in Coronado.  Details are below.

Esteemed Grand Master Jean Pierre Marques was recently inducted into the prestigious USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He was recognized for his 48 years of dedication and contribution to the martial arts and other disciplines. French born and inspired at a young age after seeing the movie “The Seven Samurai”, he…


Added by Linda Marquez on July 22, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Circumnavigation 2014 - Hundreds Ride Bikes Around Perimeter of Coronado (Photos)

The 4th of July is by far, the biggest holiday on Coronado.  However, the 3rd of July has quickly become the largest community bike ride on Coronado.  This year marked the 5th anniversary of Circumnavigation.  Local print company Orange & Park has organized the event from the beginning and this year we estimated that over 500 bicyclists participated in the perimeter ride around the "island".  

In fact, the group was so big, Coronado Police partnered with…


Added by eCoronado on July 10, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Tennis Team to Represent San Diego at Southern California Championships

The Coronado Tennis Center's 3.0 team was undefeated in the USTA San Diego District 2014 Spring season, and will represent San Diego in the Southern California Sectional Championships August 21-24th in Orange County.

Seated right to left are : Cece Klos, Gina Bastidas, Rachel Gorken, Heather Grimes and Jenny Valades. Standing right to left are: Amanda Heinken, Stephanie Irey, Samantha Nelson, Deanna Latendresse, Linda Gayhart,…

Added by Deanna Latendresse on July 10, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Widow Dash Honors Those Rebuilding Their Lives After Tragedy

The Widow Dash being held Sunday morning on July 13th is more than a race in Coronado. It is a tribute to the strides widows have made in reshaping their identity and moving forward with their lives. 

“It’s a celebration that you can run for yourself,” said Michele Neff Hernandez. She is the executive director…


Added by Gloria Tierney on July 9, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Aging SCUBA Instructors Gather For Reunion at McP's Irish Pub

Alan Hansen, one of the great free divers of our time. He’s holding the catch of the day that he speared in the Gulf of Mexico on one breath of air and a single-shot spear gun. Photo by John Elwell.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on July 8, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Bermuda and San Diego Shortlisted as America's Cup Venues

The island of Bermuda and the city of San Diego have been shortlisted as potential host cities for the 35th America’s Cup.

Chicago, which had also been under consideration, is now a likely venue for America’s Cup World Series racing in 2015 and 2016.

“Both Bermuda and San Diego have made very compelling cases to be the host for the next America’s Cup,” said Russell Coutts, Director of the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA). “We will be in good hands with…


Added by eCoronado on July 8, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Middle Cross Boys Lacrosse Players Needed for Aug 2 -3 Tournament at SDSU

Saints Summer Lacrosse Club is looking for three more players to round out our roster for the upcoming boys' middle school tournament at SDSU Aug. 2 - 3. (You have to be under 15 and/or have never played high school lacrosse to participate.) Coach Mike Kidd (see his bio below) will lead four lesson/practice sessions Monday - Thursday, July 28 - 31, 3:30 to 5:30 PM, here on the island, and the Great Western Lacrosse tournament will include six games over the course of…

Added by Marg Stark on July 6, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Win $10,000 at the Putt for Dough contest at this week's Islander Invitational

Come on out and take a shot at winning $10,000 at the Blumenthal Insurance $10,000 Putt for Dough Contest. Immediately preceding the 2014 Islander Invitational Golf Tournament on July 3rd.  See more information at …


Added by Mark Scannell on June 28, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Coronado Water Temperature Breaks 70 Degrees - Get Offline & Get Wet!

Sometimes when you live so close to the beach, you forget about actually going in the ocean.  This is your friendly reminder that the current water temperature is 71 degrees, just two degrees cooler than the air temperature.  You can see all the details below.  So, while the waves may not be huge, the water is perfect to enjoy.  Get offline and get to the beach!…


Added by eCoronado on June 27, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Islander Invitational Golf Tournament opens 2014 Coronado Independence Day Celebration

The Islander Sports Foundation is kicking off the island's Independence Day festivities in style with the Islander Invitational Golf Tournament.  The pre-tournament activities will include the BBQ lunch and Islander Legends putting contest.

The foundations annual best ball / scramble tournament will be…


Added by Mark Scannell on June 22, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Low Tide Ride & Stride Open for Registration

Registration is still open for the 2014 Low Tide Ride & Stride! As a reminder, early registration prices are still being offered through this Sunday - June 15th, 2014 until midnight. $15 for 17 & under and $35 for 18 & Over . After that, event registration cost will increase to $20 and $40 respectively.



Added by eCoronado on June 13, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

New Sidewalk “Fun”ctional Bike Racks Installed Before Busy Summer Season

The City of Coronado has installed new bike parking racks along the sidewalks of Orange Avenue, from B Avenue/Loma Avenue to Ninth Street.

Two different rack styles were installed last week in a three-block test area that represent a mix of both fun and “fun”ctional bike parking styles – a bicycle-shaped rack and a bicycle parking “dock.” 

The racks will provide cyclists with improved bike parking facilities to help minimize the need…


Added by eCoronado on June 4, 2014 at 3:00pm — 7 Comments

Coronado Islander Summer Beach Volleyball Camp

The Islander Sports Foundation will offer its summer beach volleyball camp open to middle school and high age kids beginning June 9th. Open to the public, boys and girls, any experience level. The ten week camp will be hosted at Central Beach in Coronado, only $150 per participant, interested players can compete in tournaments as well.

For schedule information visit the Islander Sports Foundation website, camp is held Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, with Fri as optional open play, 2:30…


Added by Steve DaLuz on June 3, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

A pedestrian, bike tube to Coronado?

Imagine biking or walking over San Diego Bay on a path suspended in an enclosed tube nearly 200 feet above the water.

Del Mar architect Lew Dominy has held that vision since the 1980s and got it championed by a legislative candidate. The candidate lost and the dream went dormant.

Click here to read the entire UT…


Added by eCoronado on May 19, 2014 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

Anticipated CIF Tennis Individual Matchup Ends in Default Due to Injury

UPDATE:  Ryan Seggerman withdraws from Monday's match due to tennis injury - Billy Rowe wins title by default.

A dream tennis matchup will take place Monday, May 19th at the CHS tennis courts.   Make plans to watch the Western League all Coronado final Monday here in Coronado. …


Added by eCoronado on May 14, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Navy's Bay Bridge Run/Walk is Sunday, May 18th, 2014 - Still Open to Register

This annual Navy-hosted event includes the public in raising money for the Navy's Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) programs. MWR provides Quality of Life programs for our 500,000+ active duty and retired military, reservists, their family members and civilian employees who make up our San Diego Military Family. This unique 4-mile run/walk has a one of a kind spectacular panoramic view as participants make their way to Coronado's beautiful Tidelands Park from downtown…


Added by eCoronado on May 14, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Twilight Open Lawn Bowling Starts Thursday (Free)

Don't forget that free Twilight Open Lawn Bowling begins Thursday at 6PM. Come one come all and have some fun on the Coronado Lawn Bowling Green at 7th and D!  For more information, visit …


Added by Berie Grobe on May 12, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Boys Tennis Beat #1 Seed La Jolla to Win CIF - Show Class Capturing Championship

A year ago, the CHS Islanders were in the CIF final and the result was a loss of 8-10 to La Jolla Country Day.  Fast forward one year later and they captured a stunning victory over the number one seed, La Jolla High School, 10-8 at Barnes Tennis Center.  Prior to the match, La Jolla was undefeated with a record of 15-0.  Coronado entered the CIF tournament at 9-10 and finished 13-10.  

This was the first CIF Division III Championship for Coach Dave Brummitt…


Added by eCoronado on May 9, 2014 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

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