Archive - Sep 13, 2010
Lone Pineâs football team may have fallen against Tonopah, 24-51, in its first game of the season, but the Eagles didnât quit after struggling in the first quarter.
âThe effort was the biggest positive,â said first-year Lone Pine coach Chris Riesen, âThey didnât give up after we got down.â
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 teamâs roster, the Warriors toppled Lancaster Baptist, 33-27, Saturday.
âIt was a hard-hitting game,â said Big Pine coach Mark Tillemans. âThey (Lancaster Baptist) took our punches and didnât give up.â
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 didnât 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.
âI was particularly impressed with the intensity of the boys,â 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 Porkyâs 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 Jeffâs 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.