San Diego, California (NAPSI) - Increasingly, young athletes who want to take their game to the next level have to find additional training opportunities to supplement their school or town program.

San Diego, California - The San Diego State rowing team will travel north to compete in the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) Championship regatta this weekend, April 27-28. The event will be held at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center on Lake Natoma.

La Jolla, California - The UC San Diego men's basketball team has signed five recruits that will join the Tritons for the 2014-15 season. The announcement was made Friday by head coach Eric Olen.

San Diego, California - The San Diego Chargers open the 2014 regular season on national television in Arizona against the Cardinals as the second-half of ESPN’s Monday Night Football season-opening double-header on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7:20 p.m. PT. The game will take place at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona and it will mark the sixth time in nine years (since 2006) the Bolts will kick off the season as the second game on Monday Night Football.

Stockton, California - The UC San Diego men's golf team placed third of eight squads at the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championship Wednesday, equaling the program's best-ever finish at the league event. Three Tritons were among the top-10 individual finishers at Brookside Country Club.

San Diego, California - UC San Diego’s Sarah Lizotte was tabbed the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) Player of the Year for the second consecutive season, while six other Tritons were honored by the league Wednesday. Melissa Bartow and Courtney Miller joined Lizotte on the WWPA First Team.

San Diego, California - The San Diego State women’s tennis team will begin competition at the Mountain West Championships on Friday when the third-seeded Aztecs take on the winner of Wednesday’s match between San Jose State and Colorado State.