Lady Jags field hockey on a roll



Lady Jaguar Madeline Stehly and Nina Montejano are on the defense against Mission Vista’s player in Tuesday’s game. photo by Ray Flores / Valley Roadrunner.Coming off a fresh victory over the Mission Vista High Lady Timberwolves with a score of 5-0 on Tuesday, the Valley Center High School girls’ field hockey team vanquished the University City High School Centurions team […]

VC youth girls’ lacrosse defeats Ramona



“Mighty Mite” Alyssa LeFevre was the high scorer in Saturday’s match up with Ramona’s girls lacrosse. photo by Ray Flores / Valley Roadrunner.In a very competitive game, the Valley Center girls’ lacrosse defeated the Ramona lacrosse girls team 13-4 in Saturday’s game held in Ramona. Valley Center’s Coach Mariah Bohnstehn and assistant coach John Luna, VCHS Lacrosse star, were both […]

Jaguar freshmen fall to Imperial Tigers



A Jaguar takes down an Imperial Tiger in Thursday’s game. photo by Ray Flores / Valley Roadrunner.The Jaguar freshmen have suffered their first loss early in the season when they succumbed to the pressure of the Imperial Valley High Tigers with a 20-7 loss on Friday. The Jaguar quarterback hurls the ball early in the game with the Tigers.The non-league […]

Jaguars pounce on Imperial Tigers in big win



Jaguar Josh Lucas drives toward the goal line in Friday’s game with Imperial Valley High. photo by Ray Flores / Valley Roadrunner.The Valley Center High School Jaguars varsity football team is back on track after defeating the Imperial Valley High School on the Tiger’s home turf last Friday night by a score of 21-14. Senior Jared Gilster had a great […]

Crop report indicates 5.9 percent increase over 2012



Armstrong Garden Center in El Cajon hosted the Sept. 10 release of San Diego County’s 2013 crop report which indicated that total agricultural production increased nearly six percent from 2012. “To see a six percent increase was very encouraging,” said San Diego County Farm Bureau executive director Eric Larson, who attended the ceremony but did not speak. Larson noted that […]

Church News



Ridgeview The “church for people who don’t do church”. An eclectic blend of Valley Centerites, music that runs the gamut from old-school hymns to rockin’ Contemporary Christian and sermons that are entertaining, thought-provoking, and rarely boring. Ridgeview Church is a great place to make new friends, reconnect with old ones, and discover God’s purpose for your life. There’s something for […]

Molly’s Column



Hi, this is Molly. How are you today? Did you enjoy the little weather break over the weekend? Today I will talk about school, fruit fun, five cool facts about the Icelandic horses, shout outs, and goals. In math we are leaning about integers. In fact, Friday we will be tested on them. Oh no! I am a little bit […]

Valley Center Pop Warner off to strong start



The Valley Center Pop Warner junior pee wee Fighting Jaguars are out to a 3-0 start. Two weeks ago, the team beat the Temecula Kodiaks in the 103-degree heat up at Great Oaks High School in Temecula. The Jaguar defense held the Kodiaks to zero points on the afternoon. Head Coach Travis Sinohui was quoted as saying: “We owe it […]

Letter to the Editor: Inappropriate signs in Valley Center must go



When I woke up this morning, I was thrilled to feel the cool temperatures. Finally, I strapped on my walking shoes, dropped my kids off at school, and hit the trail. And then it happened. What’s that I see on Valley Center Road? Is that an advertisement for pornography? Yes, it is! It seems that Casino Pauma has decided to […]

We live in a dangerous region: Be prepared



The summer is over and the fall fire season is rapidly approaching. We all had a taste last May of what can happen when a series of wildfires struck throughout San Diego County. Fires, earthquakes, floods, and landslides, all occur with regularity in Southern California; it is only a matter of time until the next natural disaster strikes. Consequently, we […]