Del Mar Intramurals hold table tennis league

Mondays and Wednesdays are table tennis nights in the Gym on the Heritage Campus. As of now participation is scarce. Roy Moya, interim Intramural director, said it has been difficult to complete the league because many of the competitors have been too busy with work or have chosen to attend outside table tennis tournaments rather than continue to participate in the league. Because of this, the current table tennis nights are non-competitive matches that are more for enjoyment. Games will run from 5-7 p.m. This will go on for three more weeks, according to Moya. “The goal is to attract…

Flag football and basketball leagues set to begin at Del Mar

Del Mar Intramurals is hosting a 6v6 Flag Football League on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the football field beside the Gym on the Heritage Campus. The initial start date was set to be Nov. 1, but because of rain, the kickoff date has been postponed. The league will have a gathering on Nov. 8 to assess teams, rules and the schedule, while the first games will now kick off on Nov. 10. Games will be played from 5:20-7 p.m. and the league will have a double-round robin format, meaning each team will play all their opponents twice. Each game will…

Volleyball league practice to be held on Oct. 18, League to start this Thursday

Del Mar is hosting a 6v6 volleyball league at the Heritage Campus starting this week. Roy Moya, intramural interim director, said there will be a league practice from 5:15-7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Heritage Campus Gym. “This will be to allow all the competitors to get acquainted with the team they’ve been assigned and so that the schedule can be properly set,” Moya said. He also stated that they will do their best to accommodate students wanting to join up until game time when league play begins on Oct. 20. Each team will consist of either three men and…

Pickleball singles tournament a success, doubles tournament to start Oct. 17

Juan Dominguez diving to return a low ball. Dominguez used to play tennis, and plays pickleball as a way to stay active. Del Mar’s first official Pickleball league is under way, with the singles tournament kicking off Oct. 3 at the Heritage Campus Gym. According to a participation report from the sports and fitness industry, Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America, and it is fun for all ages. Del Mar aims to help this growth by hosting double round robin men’s, women’s and co-ed doubles leagues. Each match will consist of a best two-of-three sets to 11 and…

Team USA takes win at ‘Olympics of Motocross’

BUCHANAN, MICH. – The Americans broke their drought at Motocross Des Nations. Often referred to as the “Olympics of Motocross,” the 75th running of the event was held at Redbud Track and Trails in Buchanan, Michigan, Sept. 24-25. Thirty-two countries each assembled a team of three riders to compete, but only twenty of them qualified for the final three races. For only the fifth time ever on American soil, Team USA came to win with Eli Tomac, Justin Cooper and Chase Sexton, who brought home the Chamberlain Trophy after 11 long years. A cold, consistent drizzle and sporadic showers subdued…