Prep Sports Report

Hosted ByDrew Schlosberg

The U-T San Diego Prep Sports Report is hosted By Drew Schlosberg, Community and Public Relations Consultant for The San Diego Union-Tribune; Jess Kearney, Deputy Sports Editor for the Union-Tribune; and Steve Brand of the San Diego Hall of Champions. Each week the show features high school coaches throughout San Diego County who talk about their athletic programs, as well as other hot topics in the world of prep sports.

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Award-Winning Sportswriter Recounts Highlights from 50-Year Career

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune deputy sports editor, is joined by Steve Brand, venerable, award-winning Union-Tribune sportswriter, to discuss highlights from Brand’s 50-year sports writing career.

Knights Explosive Bats Quarantined by Virus Outbreak

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune deputy sports editor, and Steve Brand, Union-Tribune sportswriter, are joined by Jeff Dufek, baseball coach at San Marcos High, whose Knights are averaging a robust 10 runs a game. Dufek discusses the suspension of high school baseball in the county due to the coronavirus.

Santana Takes Prestigious Hilltop Prep Baseball Tournament

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune deputy sports editor, and Steve Brand, Union-Tribune sportswriter, are joined by Rigo Ledezma, Baseball Coach at Santana High School, whose Sultans won the prestigious Hilltop Tournament. Kearney and Brand talk about Union-Tribune Top Ten Rankings in baseball and softball, and the local teams that are competing...

Relentless Work Ethic and Team Camaraderie Lead Mar Vista to SoCal Regional Championship

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune deputy sports editor, and Steve Brand, Union-Tribune sportswriter, are joined by Chad Kavanagh, Girls Water Polo Coach at Mar Vista High, whose Mariners won the San Diego Section and SoCal Regional championships. Kearney and Brand chat about basketball and soccer playoff highlights.

Cathedral Catholic Girls Cagers Face Off Against Christian in Open Semifinals

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune Deputy Sports Editor, is joined by Jackie Turpin, girls basketball coach at Cathedral Catholic, to chat about the Dons clash with Christian High in the Open Division semifinals.

Mater Dei Catholic Faces St. Augustine in Open Division B-Ball Quarterfinals

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune Deputy Sports Editor, is joined by Jason Bryant, boys basketball coach at Mater Dei Catholic, to chat about the Crusaders clash with Saints in the Open Division quarterfinals on Friday. Kearny talks about highlights from other winter sports playoffs.

Dons Retain #1 Ranking in San Diego Boys Cager Poll

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune Deputy Sports Editor, and Steve Brand, U-T sportswriter, are joined by Will Cunningham, boys basketball coach at Cathedral Catholic, to discuss the Dons #1 ranking in the Union-Tribune poll. Kearny and Brand chat about the U-T Top 10 rankings in boys and girls basketball and other...

Growth of San Diego High School Girls Wrestling Skyrockets

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune Deputy Sports Editor, and Steve Brand, U-T sports writer, discuss the U-T Top 10 rankings in boys and girls basketball. Kearney and Brand are joined by Trevor Keifer, Tournament Director for the San Diego Section Girls Wrestling Championships, which has experienced explosive growth in recent.

Injuries Challenge Defending CIF San Diego Section Soccer Champs

Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune Deputy Sports Editor, is joined by Frank Zimmerman, longtime boys soccer coach at Oceanside High, to chat about the defending CIF San Diego Section champion’s struggles with injuries this season. Despite being hit by the injury bug, Zimmerman’s Pirates are currently ranked 4th in the county.