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January 9, 2012
Our final day in San Diego went by too fast! We were able to pack before heading to the beach where the kids rented surfboards and soaked up the sun. Tonight the Eagles played Calvary academy and both came out with victories! Tomorrow we will be heading home with many memories and fun stories! Orlando here we come!

January 7, 2012
What a beautiful day at Santa Monica Pier! The kids enjoyed playing carnival games and even going on some rides! After a fun filled morning we headed to Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. for lunch before heading off to LA Baptist to watch the boys and girls soccer team play. The rest of the evening was spent doing homework and watching football. Tomorrow we are off to church and then a much-needed day of relaxation before our final game Monday night!
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January 6, 2012
What a great day here in San Diego! Today we spent the afternoon at the Carlabad outlet malls. The students loved being able to shop for their loved ones and friends. After the malls, the Eagles headed to Tri-City Christian to play our 2nd of 3 games. The Lady Eagles played a tough game and came out on top beating the Tri-City 55-33. Angela A. hammered in 3 pointers while Rosalie P. drove the Eagles to victory!  The excitement  continued as the boys played in a back and forth battle and were victorious over Tri-City 74-73.  Brad L. led the Eagles  with 16 points while Matt R. added 14 points. Tomorrow we are headed to Los Angeles to visit Hollywood ad Santa Monica Pier! Check back to hear all about our Los Angeles adventures!

January 5, 2012

Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh my!!!! What a great day at the San Diego Zoo! Our day started with a bus tour around the zoo followed by lunch and some free exploring. Many of the students went around and looked at all of the interesting and exotic animals the zoo had to offer! After the action packed day, we headed to dinner at Round Table Pizza then off to the Men's Basketball game at San Diego State University. Tomorrow we will be shopping till we drop at the outlet malls and then off to take on our second opponents! Check back in tomorrow to hear all about tomorrow's game!

January 4, 2012
Today was a much needed day of rest and relaxation! Many students took advantage of the time and slept to prepare for their first game tonight! 

After a pre-game meal, the Eagles were ready to get out on the court. The girls played San Pasquel Academy and scored well, defeating them: 43 -14. Their defensive game was a lesson in preexistence and style excellent and Rosalie Pozo was TMA’s top scorer. The boys also defeated San Pasquel in a fast paced and exciting game with a score of 54 - 31. It was a pleasure to watch their skill and sportsmanship. Tomorrow TMA will be headed to the San Diego Zoo to enjoy one of the best zoos in the world! Check back in tomorrow to read about all our fun adventures.

January 3, 2012
We've made it! After a 2 am departure time, a 5 am flight to Charlotte, North Carolina, a 4 hour flight to Los Angeles, and an hour trip down the coast, we have finally made it to San Diego! The teams have enjoyed the time to sleep and hang out with each other while many of them are already hard at work completing their leadership course. After a few hours of relaxation and a much needed shower, we all headed off to the pier to enjoy some diner style burgers and then to a short night practice. Tomorrow the Eagles will play in their first game here in San Diego against San Pasqual. Check back tomorrow to hear about the action!