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Mornings with John Kentera
May 07, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Padres Getting People to Believe It has been a long time coming that the Padres have played a winning brand of baseball. In fact, you have to go back to the 2010 season when the Padres finished in 2nd place in the National League West with a 90-72 record. The Padres went through two different...
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Mornings with John Kentera
April 30, 2019 - 9:32 am
Tough Ending For The Sockers The San Diego Sockers had a great season that ended suddenly in the Western Conference Final Sunday night with an overtime 4-3 loss to the Monterrey Flash. I have a couple of thoughts on the season that the Sockers played in the Pacific Division of the Major Arena...
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Jaylen Hands #4 of the UCLA Bruins prepares to dunk during the second half of a game against the Utah Utes at Pauley Pavilion on February 09, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images)
Jaylen Hands #4 of the UCLA Bruins prepares to dunk during the second half of a game against the Utah Utes at Pauley Pavilion on February 09, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images)
Mornings with John Kentera
April 09, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Steve Alford was fired in early January just prior to Pac-12 conference play, and the Bruins had Murray Bartow handle the team on an interim basis. The Bruins went 10-10 under Bartow, losing in the second round of the conference tournament. Since the end of the season, UCLA AD Dan Guerrero and his...
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Mornings with John Kentera
March 25, 2019 - 1:52 pm
Opening Day- Always A Holiday In The Kentera Family As we approach Opening Day this Thursday at Petco Park to open the 2019 baseball season, it always rekindles memories from my childhood growing up in San Diego. I had the good fortune of watching the Pacific Coast League Padres at Westgate Park,...
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Mornings with John Kentera
March 19, 2019 - 3:18 pm
A Great Evening at Point Loma Nazarene Monday night I ventured out to Point Loma Nazarene in the running for the most beautiful campus and setting in the world overlooking the Pacific Ocean. On this night it was the West Regional final between St. Martin’s of Lacey, Washington and the home squad...
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Mornings with John Kentera
March 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm
The Point Loma Nazarene men’s basketball team wrapped up its first Pac-West Championship in school history when they took down Concordia 67-58 in the final. The Sea Lions (26-4) will now host the NCAA Division II Championships starting Friday. Friday March 15 Quarterfinals 12:00 #6 Concordia (23-10...
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Mornings with John Kentera
March 05, 2019 - 12:07 pm
Coach John Kentera’s Weekly Quick Hits Strike Force Home Opener Expansion franchises always have a tough time on and off the field trying to build a fan base, and this will be a challenge for the San Diego Strike Force. Their home opener on Sunday, March 3rd did not go well on the field, dropping a...
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Mornings with John Kentera
February 26, 2019 - 9:12 am
The Padres got their man in third basemen Manny Machado for 10 years and $300 million. He is the new face of the franchise. Machado has Hall of Fame ability and can do it both offensively and defensively. I will look forward to seeing him perform on a regular basis. Padres owners Peter Seidler and...
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