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Coronado GC Completes Irrigation Control System Upgrade

Golfers who played Coronado Municipal Golf Course this fall surely noticed the construction in progress. What they saw was a $500,000 irrigation control system overhaul completed by the City of Coronado.

The overhaul was a badly-needed upgrade at one of the region’s most popular courses, according to the city’s Director of Golf Services, Roger Miller.

“We had a 30-year-old system, and that system was prone to failure,” Miller said. “The system was from the 80s…


Added by Bill Winn on December 16, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Meet Stan Searfus: Coronado Local and Surfing Enthusiast (Plus Crown City Surf Classic Results)

Decades ago, between First and Second Streets on Orange Avenue stood a place called Mexican Village. A popular hangout at the time, locals who have been here for a while can tell you all about it. It was a favorite hang out for aviators from the Korean and Vietnam Era. It was here, at Mexican Village, where a young lady from Indiana met a Navy pilot and decided…


Added by Kellee Hearther on December 5, 2014 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Coronado High School Basketball Prepares for Home Tournament and Upcoming Season

Meet the CHS Basketball Coaches and learn about the Coronado Holiday Invitational Tournament

Basketball is a winter sport and even here, where the weather is beautiful and conducive to playing outside, basketball is an indoor sport. Winter sports start before Thanksgiving and don’t end until after Valentine’s Day. So, when their peers are…


Added by Kellee Hearther on November 29, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

CHS Islander Girls win CIF Division IV Cross Country title, Erik Armes named CIF Division IV Athlete of the Year

On Saturday, November 22, the Islander Girls Cross Country Team won the Division IV CIF Cross Country Championships at Morley Field. Four girls were named as All-CIF runners by finishing among the top 10. They were Renee Phillips in 3rd place, Haley Chasin in 4th, Jasmine Rippey in 5th, and Aeron Yim in 9th. They were followed by Chapin Miller-Maes in 11th, Kayla Bierschbach in 17th, and Hannah Downey in 30th. In the boy's championship race Erik Armes won overall and was named CIF…


Added by George Green on November 25, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

New Coronado Rugby Team looking for players age 15-18


CORONADO - With leadership from Santos Trujillo, Coronado is now forming a Rugby Team and we are looking for young men between the ages of 15-18 to come out and learn the game. With clubs starting up all over California now is the time to give it a try and no experience is necessary. We invite you to join us at Tidelands on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from…


Added by Renee Nutter on November 22, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Becky Nygren and Coronado Yacht Club's Youth Sailing Program

Above: Becky Nygren, Director of the Youth Sailing Program at Coronado Yacht Club

Becky Nygren loves sailing… and it shows In her role as Director of the Youth Sailing Program at Coronado Yacht Club, where Becky strives to instill the same love of sailing in young sailors who pass through her Youth Sailing Program.

Nygren, originally from Connecticut, developed a love of sailing from her…


Added by Siobhan Bailie on November 21, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Four Coronado Athletes Sign National Letter of Intent

November 12, 2014, marked National Letter of Intent signing day for a number of NCAA sports. Student athletes from all over San Diego gathered at the Hall Of Champions in Balboa Park, to sign to their respective universities. Coronado High School had four students in attendance: Erik Armes, Hannah Downey, Cassidy Wiley, and Mackenzie Wiley.

Erik Armes signed to Auburn University where he will run track. Auburn is always a contender on the national level for track.…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on November 17, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

CHS Boys Varsity Basketball Challenge Coronado Optimists - Public Invited to Nov. 21st Event

Coronado High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team has issued a challenge to play the Coronado Optimist Club and Friends in a basketball game Friday night, November 21 around 7:15pm in the CHS gym.  Prior to the game there will be a skills competition between the Optimist and Friends vs. the varsity team.  That event will start at 6:30 pm.

Basketball enthusiasts are invited to come to this free event and cheer on the competitors.  What a great way to kick off the 2014…


Added by eCoronado on November 16, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Islander Volleyball Prevails in First of CIF

Wednesday evening the 8th seeded Coronado High School women’s volleyball played San Pasqual High, the 9th seed, at the Islander Gym in the first round of the CIF Division II playoffs. The gym was packed with students, family and friends to cheer on the Islanders.

The team was both mentally and physically prepared for the game. It showed. CHS won (best 3 of 5) 25-17, 25-22 and 28-26. The final game had the fans on the edge of their seats. The Islanders trailed the…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on November 13, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Proteus Fitness & Training Rope Cutting Ceremony (Nov 14th)

Over the past 9 months Coronado residents have watched with curiosity as the former Pacheco’s Auto Body next to Wells Fargo transformed into a maze of steel bars, climbing ropes, and caving ladders. The new facility, Proteus Fitness & Training, will officially open its doors on Friday, November 14th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. with a rope cutting ceremony by Mayor Tanaka and a BBQ with live…


Added by eCoronado on November 6, 2014 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

San Diego Beach Rides, Wagon Rides and Horse Rentals- For Coronadans Seeking Adventure and Tranquility

San Diego Beach Rides, Wagon Rides and Horse Rentals- Seashore Ride. Photo Credit: San Diego Beach Rides, Wagon Rides and Horse Rentals. 

Many people have experienced the pleasure of riding a horse at some point in their life, but few have experienced the sheer delight of riding a horse along a white sandy beach, and even more thrilling, taking a horse for a swim in the ocean. A picturesque 20…


Added by Siobhan Bailie on November 6, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Coronado High hires new baseball coach

Chip Kislack speaks with the same excitement in his voice of a man who has just won the lottery.

And, in Kislack's mind, he has done just that.

He has been hired as the new baseball coach at Coronado High. Kislack replaces longtime coach Sam Ceci, who won 293 games and three section titles over 16 seasons with the Islanders.

Read the entire UT article …


Added by eCoronado on November 6, 2014 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Time for Coronado Families to Sign Up for the Coronado Turkey Trot

LaDonna Bond, center, presents a $5,000 check from GEICO to Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary – Coronado Unit, signifying GEICO’s Premier National Sponsorship of the Inaugural Coronado Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day.  Bond is flanked by (from left) Coronado Auxiliary member Theresa Davies, Ann Goodfellow, Coronado Unit Chairperson, and the always-chipper GEICO Gecko.  Holding the Coronado Turkey Trot banner are Connor Wray, left, and Liam…


Added by eCoronado on November 6, 2014 at 3:27pm — No Comments

Patel's Match Play Run Ends in Quarters

Coronado High sophomore Kesar Patel's City Conference Match Play Championship run came to an end in yesterday's quarterfinals.

Patel, the No. 4 seed, fell to No. 5 seed Jordan Larocco of Point Loma 3-and-2 on the North Course at Torrey Pines GC.

Both the semifinal and final matches will be contested today at Torrey Pines. Top seed Jenny Zhang of University City will take on Larocco while No. 2 seed Juhi Madan of Scripps Ranch will play No. 3 Stephanie…


Added by Bill Winn on October 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

CHS's Patel Advances in City Conference Match Play

Coronado High sophomore Kesar Patel won her match yesterday to advance to the round of eight in the City Conference girls' Match Play Championship.

Patel, the no. 4 seed, defeated no.13-seeded Soozy Zerbe of Point Loma High 5-and-3 over nine holes on the North Course at Torrey Pines GC. She next faces no. 5 seed Jordan Larocco, also of Point Loma, today at Torrey Pines.

Larocco ended CHS senior Neyla Buil Macarty's match play run,…


Added by Bill Winn on October 28, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Coronado's URT hosts annual lighted night surf Thursday

Grab your costume and board and head out to Shipwreck's Break Thursday night to surf Coronado's (free) annual URT Spook.  The waves near the Avenida del Sol parking lot will be lit with a giant, high-powered beam, provided by URT.  The fun gets underway at 6 p.m. as surfers of all ages take to the waves in their Halloween finery.

Not a surfer?  Stop by anyway to check out the fabulous costumes and take advantage of one of the few opportunities to watch lighted night…


Added by Community Manager on October 26, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Coronado tennis teams place well at USTA Team Nationals

Coronado was well represented this past week at USTA Team Tennis Nationals. The 14U Intermediate Team placed sixth in the nation out of the top 16 sections in the United States. The Ladies USTA 3.0 Team (pictured…


Added by Community Manager on October 26, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Two CHS Golfers Qualify for City Conference Match Play Championship

Through their play in the San Diego City Conference Tournament concluding today at Balboa Park, two members of the Coronado High girls' golf team qualified for the conference match play championship starting Monday at Torrey Pines GC.

Sophomore Kesar Patel shot 84 Monday and 83 today, 167 overall, to earn the fourth seed. She will play 13th seed Soozy Zerbe of Point Loma High in her first match.

Also, by virtue of her play this week, Patel was named to the All-Western…


Added by Bill Winn on October 23, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

CHS Women's Volleyball: A Dominant Force in Their League

Coronado Women’s Volleyball team is a strong force this year. Starting league play on October 6th, the Islanders are currently undefeated. They have defeated Serra High School, Christian High School, Mira Mesa High School, and Morse High School. The game against Christian was the toughest; teams traded games, each taking two before the Islanders prevailed in the fifth to take the win.

The team consists of 12 players, 9 of which are seniors. Most of the seniors have…


Added by Mackenzie Wiley on October 21, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Kiteboarding North American Championships "Soaring" This Week Off Coronado

The 2014 North American Championships for Formula and Foil Class kiteboard racing are being held this week off of the CoronadoShores beach. The event is hosted by the San Diego Yacht Club and features many of the top racers on the world kite racing stage competing off our beach in the area known to the sailing community as "Coronado Roads".

Two classes of kite racing are being contested with the Formula class featuring boards with deep fins which have been the…


Added by R. M. H. on October 8, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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