The Central Coast Condors took Spain by storm a couple of weeks ago, winning all five of their matches and capturing the Barcelona Summer Cup.
Teams from all over the Central Coast, as well as Bakersfield, hit the baseball diamonds at the Pismo Beach Sports Complex for the two-day tournament.
Game two of the doubleheader between the Blues and the MLB Academy wound up being a pitchers’ duel for most of the night, but Ruben Mercado broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the 6th. The former Cuesta Cougar’s 2-run single up the middle gave the Blues a 3-1 lead, and San Luis Obispo held on for the 5-4 win, completing the Saturday sweep over the Barons.
With just 13 games remaining in the regular season, the San Luis Obispo Blues are nine games over .500 at 23-14, and only one game out a playoff berth in the California Collegiate League standings.
The Oceano Community Center was packed Wednesday afternoon for the start of the Sixth Man Basketball Academy.
For the second straight game against Arroyo Seco, the Blues walked it off at home, securing the 3-2 win over the Saints on Friday night at Sinsheimer Park.
The Blues’ bullpen faltered late, giving up three runs in the top of the 9th, but future Cal Poly Mustang Taison Corio sent the fans home happy as San Luis Obispo walked it off in the 10th, securing the 4-3 win in front of a sellout crowd at Sinsheimer Park on Wednesday night.
The Blues had a 5-4 lead in the 8th inning, but with one swing of the bat, the Conejo Oaks jumped out in front with a 2-run homer to left, and they held on for the 6-5 win over San Luis Obispo on Sunday at Sinsheimer Park.
The former Nipomo Titan is having a breakout season for the New York Mets, and on Sunday, Jeff McNeil found out that he will be heading to Cleveland on July 9 for the MLB All-Star Game as an NL reserve.
Zach Johnson’s sac fly in the bottom of the 6th allowed Colton Gotchal to slide in safely with the game-winning run, as Arroyo Grande Valley Little League defeated Coast, 7-6, to become District 65 Champions.
Hannah and Lauren Alanna Marchbanks, along with Maeve Siems, are heading to the USA Gymnastics Acro Nationals next month in Des Moines, Iowa, and they’ll be doing so as Western Regional Champions.
Close to 200 participants are hitting the mat this week at Cal Poly for the 6th Annual Mustang Wrestling Camp.
Coast’s Blake Schafer drove in a run in the top of the 5th, then closed it out on the mound with a strikeout in the 6th, as the Coast Little League team defeated Arroyo Grande Valley, 9-4, on Monday night in Nipomo.
NCAA President Mark Emmert is threatening to ban California colleges from winning championships, due to a bill known as the “Fair Pay to Play Act.”
History was made last season for the Five Cities youth baseball squad, as the 13U Babe Ruth All-Stars went all the way last season, capturing the World Series title.
The Blues escaped a bases loaded jam in the 9th inning on Sunday as San Luis Obispo turned the 6-4-3 double play, securing a 2-1 win over the Conejo Oaks at Sinsheimer Park.
Mission Prep’s Dylan Beavers crushed his first home run of the year, a towering solo shot to right field in the bottom of the 2nd, as San Luis Obispo won its 2nd straight game on Saturday afternoon, defeating the Arroyo Seco Saints, 7-3.
After getting swept by Santa Barbara, the San Luis Obispo Blues got back to their winning ways on Friday night with a 5-4 victory over Orange County.
Despite a game-tying RBI single from Taison Corio in the bottom of the 5th, San Luis Obispo fell in extra innings to Santa Barbara, 2-1, as the Foresters completed the three-game sweep.
The 3rd annual Nipomo Youth Camp wrapped up this afternoon at Nipomo High school. 112 kids participated in the four-day camp, which consisted of shooting contests, and a variety of basketball fundamentals.