All Blog Posts Tagged 'sports' (573)

Coronado Long Distance Paddler - Carter Graves - Interviewed on Fox 5 TV

Carter Graves is a phenom, a force of nature. She's tough as nails in a competition, and leaves men and women broken in her wake whether she's surfing, paddling or swimming. And yet, her laugh is compared to pouring a Dr Pepper into a glass too fast. She's one of the great woman paddlers of the world, and she hails from Coronado.…


Added by Joseph Ditler on August 20, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Woman Wins Molokai To Oahu Race (Video)

CORONADO, Calif. – A Coronado woman has been on countless adventures at sea – most of them have come on a 12-foot paddleboard.

The latest sea-quest for Carter Graves came in the Hawaiian Islands on July 27. She won the 32-mile Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championship in the women’s stock division.

The 22-year-old Neighborhood All-Star plans to defend her title in the Catalina Classic on Sunday where she’ll paddle from Catalina Island to the…


Added by eCoronado on August 19, 2014 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Coronado Aquatics Club Competes in Hawaii

After a long summer of training and competing, the Coronado Aquatics Club headed to the island of Oahu to compete in the 46th Annual Hawaiian Invitational earlier this month. The boys competed in the 16u and 18u divisions and the girls competed in the 18u and Open divisions. The tournament hosted teams from New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii, and the mainland.

The boys were dominant in the 16u division. They posted a 10-7 over Villa Park from Southern California to win the…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on August 18, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Free Fitclub offered at Coronado Library


Hi Everyone,

Feel free to invite your friends and family to this fun and invigorating workout! It will always be different but it will always be CARDIO!!! Don't we love it! It will be the perfect way to finish the day with a fat blasting Cardio workout guaranteed to get you to burn calories all night long while you're sleeping!! 

The point of this free event is to gather people new in town,…


Added by Solene Huchon on August 14, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Former Navy SEAL & Coronado Local Competes in Oregon Double Anvil

Former Navy SEAL and Coronado business owner, Mark Blore, competed last week in one of the most intense triathlons,Oregon Double Anvil. (The Double Anvil is twice the course of the normal Iron Man competition.) This was the first time the Double Anvil has been held on the west coast with the setting at Henry Hagg Lake in Gaston, Oregon.  

Blore was one of only five competitors to finish the triathlon in the allotted time of thirty-nine hours.  Blore finished the 4.8…


Added by Jadi Christiansen Faul on July 31, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Coronado Little League Fall Ball

FALLBALL Sign ups are happening NOW!

Please visit for more information!

Questions…..Please contact Cindy Kullberg at

Added by Cindy Kullberg on July 31, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Coronado to Host USTA National Championships beginning July 31

The USTA Girls 16s/Girls 18s National Championships will be held at The Barnes Tennis Center July 31-August 1, (Qualifying Tournament) and August 2-9, (Main Draw). I’m writing to tell you a little about the tournament and to urge you to make the trip to The Barnes Center and see the finest junior girls in the country compete. Admission and parking are free.

As the most prestigious junior girls tournament in the country, it awards the winner of the 18s singles a wild…


Added by Community Manager on July 31, 2014 at 8:19am — No Comments

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

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