Faith in the right government

Editor’s note: The Valley Roadrunner has opened up the religious column so that all Valley Center clergy members can take a turn sharing the Word in their own way. This week, Pastor Bill Trok of Ridgeview Church shares his interpretation of government and the Word of the Lord. For more information on Ridgeview Church visit www.ridgeviewchurch.org. To take part in […]

VC Emergency Calls, Oct. 4-9

Oct. 4 Medical aid on Miller Road. Patient transported to Palomar Medical Center (PMC). Medical aid on Lilac Road. Patient released. Smoke check on cool water Ranch Road. Unable to locate. Oct. 5 Vehicle fire on Lilac Road. Smoke check on Rebecca Lane. Traffic collision on Valley Center Road. Smoke check on Wilhite Lane. Medical aid on rolling Hills Drive. […]

Rates are up. Rates are down. It must be Thursday!

I deal with interest rates every day in my business as a mortgage originator. In order to keep tabs on the movement of rates I subscribe to two different services which alert me via text message when the market is changing, for better or for worse. My phone is buzzing several times a day. John YeagerWhat drives interest rates? The […]

VCHS grad David Last named Athlete of the Week at USD

Valley Center High School graduate David Last, a sophomore kicker for the University of San Diego football team, has been named the Muscle Milk USD Student Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Toreros’ win over Marist on Saturday. Last connected for two field goals including the game winner with no time left on the clock to secure […]

Valley Center Pop Warner

Pee Wee The Pee Wee Jaguars played against the Poway Titans On offense, quarterback Tuupash Turner connected with two of his receivers. His first completion was to tight end Frank Stehly, who ran a successful out pattern pass that netted 28 yards for the Jaguars. Later, Gianni Pinamonte ran the same out pattern on the left side and again Tuupash […]

Jaguars post strong finishes in cross-country Mt. Carmel Octoberfest

Valley Center’s cross-country teams put together another strong run in the Mt. Carmel Octoberfest meet on Friday. The Jaguars excelled in both team scores and individual results, as the junior varsity and freshmen boys teams were both victorious, while the boys varsity team finished second overall. Bannon Greer led the varsity boys with a second-place finish, just one second behind […]

Unique blend of talents leads Lady Jaguars to fun, exciting golf season

The Valley Center varsity girls golf team has had a good season so far, winning four matches, including last Tuesday’s win over Orange Glen by forfeit. Photos by Dan Kidder / Valley RoadrunnerThe Lady Jaguars have been fueled by an excited group of golfers who have been getting better with each match, according to head coach Shandrea Degen. “We’ve had […]

Jaguars return to site of 2010 football brawl, but leave Del Norte with another loss

The Jaguars have fallen below .500 for the first time since 2006. Photos courtesy of Gabriel SantanaEver since Del Norte High School opened in 2009, the Nighthawks have maintained a fierce rivalry against all the various Valley Center sports teams. This is especially true of the football rivalry, which has often spilled over into extra-curricular activities of questionable sportsmanship — […]

Jags win in overtime for third water polo victory of the week

Valley Center’s varsity boys water polo team came together for a trio of impressive wins, including an overtime thriller to wrap up the week’s action. The Jaguars began the week with a game last Tuesday at home against La Costa Canyon and pulled away late in the game to take a 13–8 win. The Jags knew this would be a […]

Asian Archery Exchange draws an enthusiastic crowd in its first year

With more than 45 in attendance at the first day of the first annual Asian Archery Exchange, local Korean archery instructor Heon K. Kim was more than pleased to see such an enthusiastic crowd. About 45 people came to get a crash course in traditional archery from the Far East. Photos courtesy of Rodney WilliamsIn fact, Mr. Kim could hardly […]