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October 30th

Early detection saves lives

October 30, 2012

An effort is under way to remove fear about and break down barriers surrounding annual mammogram breast cancer screenings. As part of that effort, local women are being given financial and informational support to educate and encourage them to be proactive on behalf of their own health care and even to save their own lives.

October 29th

Julia Lee Houser

October 29, 2012


Julia Lee Houser



Chamber of Commerce queries the City Council candidates

October 29, 2012


Four of the five candidates for Bishop City Council met with an audience of about 30 residents Thursday evening to discuss local businesses and what they would do, if elected, to help Bishop’s economy. 

City leaders get their ducks in row

October 29, 2012

Bishop leaders recently gave the go-ahead on two park-related issues and cleared up some wording in an ordinance dealing with the appointment of City Council members.
In light of Councilmember Jeff Griffith’s election to the Inyo County Board of Supervisors, which will take affect in January, city leaders met Monday to discuss guidelines for filling City Council vacancies.
The council unanimously approved an ordinance that will update the city code regarding council appointments.

Art of reciting poetry coming to Inyo schools

October 29, 2012

Local high school students are joining their peers nation-wide in polishing recitation and life skills as they prepare for the 2012-13 Poetry Out Loud competition, where contestants stand to win prizes in the thousands of dollars.
“Poetry Out Loud national recitation contest introduces high school students to the magic of great poetry,” states the POL website,

Broncos beat KV in 1-second wonder

October 29, 2012

Epic. The game of the century. The stuff of which movies are made.
However you describe what amounted to the Bishop Broncos’ league championship football game against the Kern Valley Broncs, it was, incontestably, one really exciting game. For the few Owens Valley residents who haven’t already heard: Bishop was behind by 3 points on Kern’s 9 yard line with one second on the game clock; a Kyle Batchelder pass sailed into the hands of Curran Simpson and Bishop won by 3 at 34-31.


October 29, 2012

Bishop Broncos
Oct. 26 – Bishop 34 v Kern Valley 31
JV Bishop 7 v Kern Valley 0
The Bishop Broncos take on the Rosamond Roadrunners Thursday, 7 p.m., at home for the final High Desert League. The win over KV Friday, clinches the league championship for Bishop.

Lone Pine Golden Eagles
Oct. 27 – Lone Pine 62 v Lee Vining 22
Stats and details in Thursday’s sports page. The Eagles end the Hi-Lo League season with 3-1 record.

Big Pine Warriors
Oct. 27 – Big Pine 6 v Immanuel Christian 36

October 26th

Lady Broncos advance in CIF tennis playoffs

October 26, 2012

All six Bishop Lady Bronco tennis players who competed in the CIF individual playoffs Thursday at Bishop City Park earned a slot, ranging from first place to alternate.
Senior Madi Taylor took first place with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Kern Valley and a 6-1, 6-0 win over Mammoth. Taylor faced her teammate, Ashley Lee, for first, winning 6-4, 6-1.
Lee went up against Desert, winning in a tie-breaker, then went on to beat the number one seed in the league, 7-5, 6-2, which assured her a spot in the playoffs.

Bishop finishes strong in XC

October 26, 2012

Bishop boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Rosamond for a dual meet against their archrival Roadrunners.
The Lady Broncos beat the Roadrunners 21-39, led once again by sophomore Angie Flores.
Rosamond’s boys team beat Bishop 22-39. Freshman Carson Reid was the top Bronco finisher with a second place. Coach Katie Kress was pleased by Reid and fourth-place finisher Ray Eckland’s efforts. In Bishop and Rosamond’s earlier meet, the Roadrunners swept the top five spots.

Blow-by-blow Powder Puff results

October 26, 2012

The Bishop High senior Broncos opened up Homecoming Week, Oct. 8, seriously whipping the juniors 26-0.
The strong seniors defense held the juniors to three and out on their first possession of the game. The seniors quickly put points on the board on their first drive. Senior quarterback Katelyne Lent and running back Shiloh Smith teamed up, executing a perfect reverse hand-off. Smith went the distance for a 45-yard touchdown run. Brooke Jordan completed a 2-point conversion putting the seniors ahead, 8-0.

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