January 25, 2014 |
Student sections keep coming up with ideas on how to inspire players, and at San Marcos High, the student section, known as The Pride, offered its own flashy way of firing up the basketball team in pregame player introductions. Above is video from Friday's game. Eric.email@example.com
December 19, 2013 |
Presto change-o; now you see it, now you don't. If you're looking for an undiscovered, secluded escape hidden from view yet minutes from the bustling center of San Marcos and its restaurants, bars and entertainment, Lake San Marcos is for you. My husband hurt his back last month and wanted a slow-paced weekend to relax. We came to the right place: Leisure is king in this mellow enclave tucked away on a lake in a quiet residential neighborhood in northern San Diego County. Here, paddle boats rule the lake, and golf is the preferred "action" sport.
November 4, 2013 |
UCLA won its second straight men's basketball exhibition game Monday, beating Cal State San Marcos, 109-79, at Pauley Pavilion. Cal State San Marcos, ranked No. 22 in the preseason NAIA Coaches' Top 25 poll, is coached by Jim Saia and is in only its third year as a basketball program. Saia was once an interim coach at USC, going 10-15 after Henry Bibby was fired midway through the 2004-2005 season. UCLA will begin its regular season Friday against Drexel from Philadelphia at 9 p.m. PST. San Diego State beat Cal State San Marcos, 81-66, in an exhibition game last week.
October 11, 2013 |
The late Junior Seau's younger brother Tony has died, according to U-T San Diego. The family told the paper that Tony Seau, 36, died Thursday of an unknown cause. Junior Seau, a former All-Pro NFL linebacker, took his own life in May 2012 at his Oceanside home. It was later determined that he had a degenerative brain disease. Tony Seau was a defensive tackle at El Camino High School in Oceanside, and played defense at Palomar College in San Marcos. He also played offensive guard for the North County Cobras, a semi-pro minor league team in Oceanside.
September 21, 2013 |
With the curtain drawn on the most controversial edition of CBS' reality show "Big Brother," cast member Aaryn Gries, whose ethnic and homophobic slurs made national headlines, is bracing herself to face a new reality - that many people feel she's a racist. But the 23-year-old college student from San Marcos, Texas, who was unaware of the tempest her remarks created until emerging from the show's imposed isolation earlier this week, is determined to reverse that perception. "I'm trying to show that I'm remorseful, and I hope that comes across because I really do feel very bad," she said in an interview with The Times.
September 7, 2013 |
The saying used to go that there are two sports in Texas: football and spring football. In San Marcos, they now have unicycle football. Their motto: Pedestrian football is outdated . If you haven't seen the above video, it's unique. Make sure you watch long enough to see one of the players punt the ball. The Unicycle Football League is a five-on-five competition termed "flackle" football. Like flag football, each player has a belt with two flags that can be pulled, but a player can also be tackled so long as the defender doesn't use too much force.