Archive - Nov 2012
Last-minute notification on state permit requirements, and an inability to meet those requirements in the timeframe given, has the Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce feeling like the Grinch just stole the townâ€™s Christmas.
The status of the annual Lone Pine Christmas Parade is in question â€“ and at one point was said this week to be canceled altogether â€“ because organizers were not aware of requirements Caltrans is enforcing for approving road closures and detours.
Lady Warriors overwhelm
The Big Pine Lady Warriors clobbered the Mammoth Huskies on home court Tuesday night, skating to a decisive 52-25 win.
Junior Sheyanne Wilder led the scoring with 43 points, nearly twice the total Husky effort. The Warriorsâ€™ defense was aggressive; Wilder shared big rebound numbers with Kaity Barlow at 20 and 15 respectively.
Independence churches and community members got together to celebrate Thanksgiving in the holidayâ€™s original tradition of giving and helping without expectation of personal reward.
The traditional holiday dinner was served to more than 100 locals at the annual Independence Community Thanksgiving Dinner at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 in the Owens Valley School multi-purpose room.
As federal land managers continue investigating the theft of several priceless, Native American artifacts from an area north of Bishop, residents have an opportunity to help protect culturally sensitive sites in the future and possibly even help capture those responsible for the recent crimes.
The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association announced it is accepting donations that can be used for a number of projects, from ongoing monitoring to apprehending the thieves who used rock saws and pry bars to steal several prehistoric works of art from the Volcanic Tablelands north of Bishop.
With Thanksgiving left-overs wrapped up in the fridge, Inyo County residents can now turn their attention to a cornucopia of Christmas-related community events being held this weekend through Dec. 24.
The Bishop Broncos soccer squads started pre-league play Monday, Nov. 19 at Littlerock, north of Palmdale, with mixed results.
The Lady Broncos JV trounced the Lobos, 7-0; the varsity won, 1-0.
The Broncos had a rough start with the JV squad dropping the game 1-3 and the varsity doing the same 0-4.
Varsity coach John McGurke lost six starters from a strong 2011-12 team and is still in the process of reconfiguring his 2012-13 squad.
Bishop Broncos v Littlerock Lobos
Monday, Nov. 19
Lady Broncos Varsity, win 1-0
Junior Varsity, win 7-0
Broncos Varsity, loss 0-4
Junior Varsity, 1-3
THIS WEEKâ€™S GAMES
Bishop Lady Broncos
Tuesday, Nov. 27
JV and Varsity at Lee Vining, 5 and 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 30
Home against Mojave Mustangs, 6 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 30
Home against Mojave Mustangs, 7:30 p.m.
Lone Pine Golden Eagles
Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Immanuel Christian
Lady Eagles, 5 p.m., Eagles 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, Hawthorne Tournament
Big Pine Warriors
Runners flew through the streets of Bishop Saturday, Nov. 17, for a good cause and a turkey. The 10K and 5K run started and ended at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Hall.
The Turkey Trot is an annual fundraiser for St. Stephenâ€™s Catholic Mission in Big Pine. Winners brought home Thanksgivingâ€™s main course.
Turkey Trot Winners
Menâ€™s 10K: Dan Yarborough
Womenâ€™s 10K: Rachel Cokeley
Oldies but Goodies
Menâ€™s 5K: Greg Smith
Womenâ€™s 5K: Laura Smith
Menâ€™s 5K: Glen Cokeley
Womenâ€™s 5K: Corrie DelGiudice
Womenâ€™s 5K Young Adult: Psalm DelGiudice
If youâ€™re Lone Pine High and coming into the basketball season off an OK previous year, and youâ€™re facing Kern Valley Broncs â€“ a bigger school, more competitive league, better record â€“ realistically, you just hope for a decent showing.
The Golden Eagles did that Tuesday night, and then some.
The boys team came within 4 points of a win, at 59-63. Charging back from a weak third quarter, Eagles starters Michael Cappello and Brad Greene fouled out with four minutes on the game clock. Lone Pine held on but had lost its edge under the net.
Lady Eagles lose, 23-37