Sleepy Hollow Swim & Tennis Club 'B' Meet
Sleepy Hollow Swim and Tennis Club held it's 32nd Annual "B" Invitational on Sunday, July 22. This meet celebrates the "B" swimmers from the nine teams within the Orinda Moraga Pool Association (OMPA). It is eagerly anticipated by many swimmers and is considered the ...Submitted by Dana Wentworth
Lafayette Little League - 11's District Champions
Lafayette Little League's 11-year-old All Star team won back-to-back District 4 Championships after winning the title last year as 10 year olds. They are only the second Lafayette team in the last 20 years who have accomplished this feat. They have gone undefeated in ...Submitted by Mary Beth Stadt
CC United 16U Boys win silver at National Junior Olympics
The CC United Water Polo Club's 16U Boys team won the silver medal in the top championship division at the National Junior Olympics held at Stanford July 21-24. The team was one of only two Northern California teams in any age group to medal in the division. For head ...Submitted by Stewart McGuire
Miramonte sophomore lacrosse player named to All-American team
Midway through the 2018 girls lacrosse ...By Jon Kingdon
Burnsed opens third season with Acalanes football
When Solano Community College dropped its football program in 2012, and then offered a generous buyout and bonus to retiring teachers in 2016, it looked like the end of a distinguished career for head football coach Floyd Burnsed.
By John T. Miller
Huge turnout for Lafayette Swim Conference Championship
The 7th Annual Lafayette Swim Conference Championship was held the weekend of July 28-29 at Acalanes High School. Bearing the moniker "Adventures on the Seven Seas," the meet had over 1,000 swimmers ranging in age from 4 to 18. The participating clubs, LMYA (164), ...By Jon Kingdon
Top swimmers shine at OMPA
With the clarion call of car horns blaring throughout Lamorinda last weekend, it could only mean one thing - the 62nd annual Orinda/Moraga Pools Association Championship Meet. With 1,698 swimmers, 600 volunteers and up to 5,000 fans, this is an event that always seems ...By Jon Kingdon
Mini Meet - OMPA's youngest swimmers Submitted by Amy Campbell
The 48th annual Mini Meet, hosted by Meadow Swim and Tennis Club, took place on Sunday, July 15. Over 550 swimmers ages 4 to 8 from the nine clubs that make up the Orinda Moraga Pool Association (OMPA) competed in this year's "Hollywood" themed event. Evelyn and Miles ...
Moraga hosts 22nd Annual 4th of July Fun Run
Campolindo's Cross Country and Track and Field programs along with title sponsor Kirsten Buckley Real Estate hosted their 22nd Annual Moraga Fourth of July Fun Run last week to kick off the town's holiday festivities. Nearly 700 participants took part in the event ...Submitted by Eric Yabu
Moraga 10U Allstars win tournament
The weekend of July 7-8 the Moraga 10U Allstars baseball team played in the regional Fremont Baseball Tournament. With a combined score of 38-5 and striking out 31 opponents the 10U Allstars won the first three games with consecutive shut outs and went on to beat the ...Submitted by Kevin Zellmer
Lafayette resident heads to Caltech
Lafayette resident Luc Davis, a recent Tilden Preparatory School graduate, will be heading to California Institute of Technology in the fall as a member of the Caltech Men's Fencing Team.
Submitted by Gint Federas
Haley Van Dyke heading to the University of Washington
Like most of the top athletes that have gone through the Lamorinda school system, Haley Van Dyke grew up playing many sports. Up through seventh grade, Van Dyke played soccer and volleyball, which she says, "I enjoyed but it was not as challenging as basketball." It ...By Jon Kingdon
Heritage open tennis tournament at MCC is springboard to success
Moraga Country Club will play host to the 32nd annual $25,000 Heritage Bank of Commerce Open Tennis Championships from Aug 7-12.
The major sponsor for this prestigious event is the ...By John T. Miller
John Torchio heads to Wisconsin
Normally when one goes off to college to study and play on a Division I football team, the workload from what students were used to in high school increases exponentially. For Campolindo graduate John Torchio, heading off to the University of Wisconsin to study and ...By Jon Kingdon