June 2014

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HAHN, LEONARD TOP STARS OF THE MONTH LIST Two NCAA champs also recognized by the San Diego Hall of Champions SAN DIEGO—(July 1, 2014)—Two top rising stars in baseball and basketball—San Diego Padres pitcher Jesse Hahn and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard—top the list of 11 professional and amateur […]

Challenged Athlete

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2013 Challenged Athlete of the Year Eric McElvenny After Eric McElvenny lost his right leg below the knee after stepping on an IED in Afghanistan on December. 9, 2011, he quickly took stock of his situation and made a commitment. “I set a goal that when the other three members […]

All-CIF Awards Night

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AIKEN, OGUNDEJI TOP ALL-CIF SELECTIONS SAN DIEGO (June 14, 2014)—Cathedral Catholic’s Brady Aiken, the No. 1 selection in the Major League Baseball draft, and state shot put champion Dotun Ogundeji of Madison topped the list of athletes earning All-CIF honors in 13 spring sports. The first and second team selections […]

Significant Achievement

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2013 Significant Achievement Award Winners  Eastlake Little League St. Augustine Boys Basketball Horizon Boys Basketball Brenden Song, West Hills High Track Torrey Pines Girls Golf Tal Braud, Torrey Pines High Cross Country Francis Parker Girls Volleyball La Jolla Country Day Girls Volleyball Point Loma Nazarene University Womens Volleyball

Mike Stamm

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Inducted in 1978. Mike Stamm set one world record and five American records in the backstroke. Named to the High School All-America Team while competing for Crawford High, he went on to set numerous Big 10 and NCAA records at Indiana University and won one gold and two silver medals […]

Floyd Robinson

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Inducted 2009, Baseball. Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood first took root shortly before World War II in Logan Heights, not far from where PETCO Park stands today. George Robinson owned an auto repair shop at 16th and Imperial and was known as a trusted friend you could see for advice and help. […]

Bob Elliott

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Inducted in 1967, Bob Elliott was selected the National League’s Most Valuable Player in 1947 when he hit .317, drove in 113 runs and clouted 22 home runs as a third baseman for the Boston Braves, whom he joined after eight years with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He hit two homers […]

Salute to the Champions

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The Breitbard Hall of Fame, established in 1953 by Robert Breitbard, honors athletes who have excelled athletically in San Diego or who are native San Diegans and have achieved athletic fame elsewhere. Since 1953, the Breitbard Hall of Fame has inducted 140 members representing 20 sports. The Hall of Fame’s […]