Athletic News

List of 5 news stories.

  • Middle School Winter Athletic Awards

    Congratulations to the Middle School student-athletes from the 2016-2017 winter sports season. Students were honored at the Athletic Awards Ceremony on Friday, February 10 in the Four Flowers Theater. Coaches from basketball, fencing, soccer and softball programs spoke about their seasons and award winning athletes.

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  • Empowering Athletes to Be Independent Young Adults

    When my eldest son was coaching at Stanford, the head coach, Jim Harbaugh, posted a sign that everyone walked by every day. The sign was titled "Four Ways to Cheat Your Players" and at the top of the list was, “Doing for them what they can do for themselves.”

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  • Torrey Athletes in the News

    Congratulations to the Varsity Football team for advancing to the CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) Championship game for the second time in three years. This Division IV playoff run has been especially impressive considering the team has defeated schools with enrollments of more than 2,000 students along the way.

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  • Upper and Middle School Fall Athletic Awards

    Congratulations to all Torrey 2016 fall season student-athletes, we are proud of how you represented yourselves, your families, your teams and La Jolla Country Day School!

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  • Why Are There So Many Sports and Athletic Teams at LJCDS?

    When those of us of a certain age think of high school athletics, we probably think of the traditional ball sports (football, basketball and baseball), and a few traditionally gender-specific sports (cheerleading, softball, wrestling or field hockey). Fortunately, the school athletics landscape has changed considerably in the last 20 years or so, affording students far more athletic choices than their parents and grandparents.

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