Archive - Sep 13, 2010
Lone Pineâ€™s football team may have fallen against Tonopah, 24-51, in its first game of the season, but the Eagles didnâ€™t quit after struggling in the first quarter.
â€śThe effort was the biggest positive,â€ť said first-year Lone Pine coach Chris Riesen, â€śThey didnâ€™t give up after we got down.â€ť
The Eagles fumbled the ball three times and trailed 22-6 after the first quarter.
Lone Pine settled down in the second quarter and held the Muckers to a touchdown.
Late in the second half, the Eagles took control and they outscored Tonopah, 12-9, in the fourth quarter.
In a back-and-forth battle that took the full strength of the Big Pine football teamâ€™s roster, the Warriors toppled Lancaster Baptist, 33-27, Saturday.
â€śIt was a hard-hitting game,â€ť said Big Pine coach Mark Tillemans. â€śThey (Lancaster Baptist) took our punches and didnâ€™t give up.â€ť
Big Pine jumped ahead early, but two special teams breakdowns allowed the Eagles to get back in the game.
After going ahead, 13-0, in the first quarter, the Warriors quickly added to their lead in the second quarter, taking a 19-0 lead. But the Eagles didnâ€™t quit, as they ran back the kickoff for a touchdown.
In their opening game of the season, the Broncos football team showed why they are ranked No. 1 in the Northeast Division as they downed Linfield Christian, 38-6, Friday.
With the victory, Bishop ended the fifth-ranked Lionsâ€™ 15-game winning streak that started last season.
The Broncos were in control from the beginning as they took a 24-0 halftime lead.
â€śI was particularly impressed with the intensity of the boys,â€ť said Bishop coach Bill Egan.
Bishop used a ground attack to devastate the Lionsâ€™ defense. The Broncos rushed for 326 yards as a team.
A celebration of life for Jeffrey Arnold Peters, Sr. will be held at Porkyâ€™s Bar and Restaurant in Reno today.
Born Feb. 7, 1962, Jeff died Sept. 1, 2010. He was 48.
Jeff is survived by his fiancĂ©e, Suzi; and six children; Jeff, Jr., Jennifer Magen, Chelsi, Erica, Justin and Janelle.
Condolences may be sent to 815 Kiley Pkwy. No. 501, Sparks, NV 89436.
Those who would like to speak with Jeffâ€™s family may call Magen at (775) 247-3162.
After more than eight years of litigation and appeals, the Whitney Portal Preserve housing development in Lone Pine appears to be moving forward â€“ in one of the worst economies in recent memory.
Jim Walters, a retired ethics professor from Claremont University, purchased a piece of the Cuffe Guest Ranch off of Whitney Portal Road in 2002, in hopes of developing 27, two-and-a half-acre lots with new homes â€“ a plan met with support by those eager to see an economic boost and opposition by those worried about impacts to the world-famous Mt. Whitney viewshed.