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March 2018

Ex-Pop Warner player tackles hoops instead

Kaylee Berry's first venture into the world of athletics came as a second-grader when she played Pop Warner football, just like her three older brothers. Despite not weighing much, Berry played outside linebacker and left tackle. "I'm very proud to tell people I played tackle football, " Berry said. "I know I don't look the ... Read more >

February 2018

The Breakfast Club

Weekly Breakfast Club Sol is proud to announce the arrival of a new clinic aimed to help players focus primarily on shooting and footwork. Partnering with Pure Joy Basketball coaches Justin and Roman will host the Breakfast Club Clinic. An early morning clinic beginning in May which will take place ... Read more >

Staying Cool as Ice

Hanover — Focus and mental toughness are survival tools for Ivy League athletes. The successful ones are able to push aside academic challenges and personal problems when they step into practice or competition. At this, Dartmouth College basketball forward Isalys Quinones is one of the best. The 6-foot-3 junior is not only attending school across ... Read more >

January 2018

One-on-one with Isalys Quiñones ’19

Isalys “Ice” Quiñones ’19 has been a consistent leader for the Big Green as one of only three players to average double digits each game; she records 10.1 points per game. This past summer, Quiñones earned a spot on the Puerto Rican Women’s National Team and had the opportunity to play in the Women’s Centrobasket ... Read more >

No fear of rehab — or scary movies

It was a play Mac Oribello has made a thousand times in her basketball career. Playing for her club team in a tournament championship game at UC San Diego on Memorial Day, the 5-foot-3 guard dived to the floor for a steal. With all her weight on her left leg, Oribello said she got hit ... Read more >

Boys High School Sample Schedule

Date Event Location Type March-June Spring League San Diego, CA League April Double Pump – Spring Hoop Fest Anaheim, CA NCAA May Big Showdown San Diego, CA Tournament May Memorial Invitational San Diego, CA Tournament July Summer League San Diego, CA League July Double Pump – Summer Tip-Off Anaheim, CA NCAA July Las Vegas Live Las ... Read more >

Girls Elite Tournament Schedule

2018 Elite Tournament Schedule Date Event Location Type March-June Spring League San Diego, CA League April 7-8 Cali Classic Santa Ana, CA Tournament April 20-22 Storm California Showcase Irvine, CA NCAA May 26-28 Memorial Invitational San Diego, CA Tournament June 2-3 Swift Hawaiian Classic Corona, CA Tournament June 16-17 Elite is Earned Fullerton, CA Tournament ... Read more >

Star point guard at Point Loma High School

Lauren Reynolds now comfortable scoring for RB

Lauren Reynolds, the youngest of four sisters, was perfectly content being a ball-passing point guard on the Rancho Bernardo High girls basketball team. Make a pass, collect the assist and head back on defense. That was always her role since she became interested in playing while watching older sister Courtney play. Reynolds was the starting ... Read more >

King and Queen of the Court

September 23: Our One-on-One challenge is a must-attend event on September 23rd. Come test your skills against some of the best players around San Diego. Our goal is to find the very best ISO players in the county and crown him and her, the King and Queen of the Court. Divisions - 3rd-8th, High School, Men's Open, Women's. Register now!