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Take your best shot

October 25, 2013

Advances in photographic technology over the past 10 years and one of the most photogenic settings on the planet have conspired to create amateur photographers out of a significant number of Inyo County residents.
More affordable and user-friendly digital cameras have helped untold numbers of residents discover hidden talents, nurture burgeoning careers as outdoor photographers or simply find a hobby that brings them closer to the Eastern Sierra’s wild landscapes often referred to as “God’s country.”

Changing lives, one smiley face at a time

October 25, 2013

Happy Hoods founder Carri Coudek wants everyone to know that her evolving anti-bullying program “is alive and well” and fostering more community activism during October’s National Bullying Awareness Month and all year round.
Anti-bullying efforts are never-ending for Coudek. “People are asking me to be more visible in the community. Kids are always approaching me. ‘Carri, can I tell you what happened to me?’ They’re being bullied in school. I get parents and grandmothers, they tell me about their kids being bullied.”

Faster Internet hits Owens Valley

October 25, 2013

Just one day after Praxis Associates announced that it had laid the last of its conduit for the Digital 395 project, Suddenlink announced that it has tapped into the high-speed Internet system and is offering increased bandwidth to customers.
According to Suddenlink Senior Director of Communications Gene Regan, the Internet provider increased its bandwidth in Bishop, Big Pine and Independence Thursday afternoon.
Regan said that current Suddenlink customers with a 1.5 megabit per second connection have been upgraded to a 15 Mbps connection, at no extra charge.

Eagles top Mustangs

October 25, 2013

The Lone Pine Golden Eagles Volleyball beat the Vasquez Mustangs for the second time this season and did it the hard way on the road.
The Mustangs were ranked ninth in their CIF division, but fell 3-0 to the Eagles in Lone Pine earlier this month, setting up a real battle in Acton Thursday afternoon. Time for a little Vasquez payback.
“We knew we would have a fight on our hands after our three-game sweep,” said coach Mel Joseph.

Soccer Shootout champions

October 25, 2013

U10 Boys Champions
Coach: Omar Santana
Players: Colt Matteson, Danny Santana, Draik Berger, Hector Esarza-Garcia, James Robinson, Jesus Solorio, Jorge Garcia, Leonardo Cortes, William Morris, Zandur Farmer

U10 Girls Champions
Coach: Brad Weller
Players: Alondra Martinez, Avery Chinchen, Brooke Weller, Emalai Quintero, Isabeau Ostly-Vasquez, Jayda Apodaca, Juliana Garcia, Saige Connolly, Uriah Martinez

U12 Boys Champions
Coach: Dustin DelGiudice

Sport Shorts

October 25, 2013

Lady Broncos Basketball Mandatory Parents Meeting
There will be a mandatory meeting for parents of this year’s Bishop Lady Broncos basketball players. The meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. at the Bishop High School library.
For more information, contact coach Brian Pennington at (760) 937-0461.

Eastern Sierra Girls Softball’s
Bingo Night
Mark those calendars for Saturday, Nov. 9 for the Eastern Sierra Girls Softball’s Bingo Night, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Barlow Gym in Bishop.

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