October 23rd, 2013
Working on posing, poise and public speaking, five young locals are in the midst of preparing for the second annual Miss/Miss Teen City of Bishop Pageant competition, which will be held next month.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
This yearâs contestants, all from Bishop, will compete for Miss City of Bishop and Miss Teen City of Bishop crowns starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 in the Bishop Union High School auditorium.
However, until the 2013-14 royalty is announced, 2012-13âs Miss City of Bishop Kristina Blum and Miss Teen City of Bishop Indica Morgenstein, still reign.
Lady Broncos now 4-0 in HDL with win over Roadrunners
The Bishop Lady Broncos volleyball team stayed on track Tuesday on the road with a 3-1 win over the Rosamond Lady Roadrunners.
Bishop dropped the first game 13-25, but came back with a vengeance, winning games two and three by a nose at 25-23 and 26-24, then romping through the winning game four at 25-17.
The Broncos stay perfect in High Desert League at 4-0, 17-5 overall.
Next up is a home game Tuesday, Oct. 29 with a re-match against the Cal City Ravens. The junior varsity game starts at 4 p.m., with varsity following around 5 p.m.
Bishop JV and
Lone Pine fill in
some football blanks
The Bishop Junior Varsity football squad werenât scheduled to take the field this Friday; Frazier has no JV team. The Lone Pine Golden Eagles won by a forfeit to Lee Vining last weekend and were scheduled for a bye this week. So, the two teams will meet at 4 p.m. this Friday at John Schwab field as part of Bishopâs Homecoming extravaganza.
The Conway Ranch Fish-Out Derby
Jeffrey David Wagoner
Jeffrey David Wagoner, born Feb. 16, 1979 in Bishop, died Oct. 14, 2013 at Northern Inyo Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Jeff loved all that the Eastern Sierra had to offer. He was a skilled hunter and fisherman.
After graduating from Bishop Union High School in 1997, he moved to Quincy to attend Feather River College. He obtained his contractors license for finish work, cabinets, doors and furniture.
Joseph âJoeâ Gomez
Duty, Honor, Country.
One hundred mules traveling from the Owens Valley to Los Angeles to raise awareness about where the cityâs water comes from is more than just a spectacle for Owens Valley residents.
Ask those involved in helping to send the mules on their way, the dozens who gathered last week to give the procession a proper send-off or the hundreds of locals who have been tracking the mule trip via social media, and theyâll tell you it has deeper meaning in a landscape impacted by the export of local water.
The bright sunshine in Independence last Tuesday matched the sunny financial projections for Inyo Countyâs recently completed $2 million solar project which includes three separate arrays of photovoltaic solar panels that are capable of generating 430 kilowatts of electricity.
The Bishop Broncos enjoyed a much-needed football victory against their opponent, the Ravens, beneath the windless evening sky in Cal City.
The first half kick off put the Broncos deep in their own territory at the 9-yard line. The team advanced the ball a short distance up field before the Ravens took over on Bishopâs 28 off an errant snap on the punt.
The Big Pine Lady Warriors hosted Lee Vining Thursday and sent the Tigersâ volleyball squad back up the hill with a 3-0 sweep.
In game one Melissa Barlow executed a kill, putting Sienna Gutierrez at the service line. The score was 3-2 and Gutierrez went on a 6-point run.
Lee Vining couldnât close the gap after Gutierrezâs serve, only getting a couple of point breaks from Mackenzie Kendall and Marie Lightner. Big Pineâs Anah-Kee Mason and Gena Lewis had multi-point runs at the line. Mason ran up 5 service points and Lewis added 6. The final score in game one: 25-11
The Bishop Lady Broncos tennis team claimed the High Desert League championship with a 13-5 win over the Kern Valley Broncs Thursday.
In singlesâ action, Laura Rossy won 6-0, 6-1, with one 4-6 loss. Gabby Morales swept at 6-3, 6-0, 6-0.
âKerisa (Isaac) had a great match against Kernâs number three seed,â said coach Patty Cummings. Isaac won, 6-3, but lost the next two 0-6, 1-6.