October 15th, 2012
George Arthur Chatburn
Appearing on Bishop voters’ Nov. 6 ballots alongside state elections and the race for the White House will be the five-person contest for City Council.
More than seven years of planning and construction culminates next week with Northern Inyo Hospital opening its new facility to the public.
The hospital passed a rigorous licensing inspection earlier this week (the last in a series of state and federal inspections) and was approved for licensing Thursday morning, allowing it to open its doors to patients Monday morning.
Eastern Sierra Breast Cancer Alliance will soon host its annual fun run, raffle and impromptu art sale, to benefit the organization, which sustains cancer patients and their families with emotional as well as financial support.
âWe expect about 300 people,â ESBCA Treasurer Andrea Shallcross said of the annual event, which is the organizationâs biggest fundraiser.
Bishop 47 v Cal City 7
JV Bishop 30 v Cal City 9
The Broncos are on the road for the next two weeks, against Frazier Mountain Oct. 19 and the Kern Valley Broncs Oct. 26.
Big Pine Warriors
Big Pine 6 v Orcutt Academy 61
The Warriors lived up to their names Friday night against a 30+ player Spartan team. Big Pine update in Thursdayâs sports page. Big Pine heads to the Pit to take on the Trona Tornadoes this Friday, then wraps up the season against Immanuel Christian for the Warriorsâ Homecoming.
Lone Pine Golden Eagles
Lone Pine 25 v Trona 48
The Bishop Broncos beat the California City Ravens, 48-7.
The football game wasnât as close as the numbers imply. Befitting a Homecoming Game, the Broncos controlled the ball, the clock, the field, everything but a couple of Ravensâ speedy, little running backs and early game drizzles.
The Ravens have improved over the last few years but not enough to make a dent in the football juggernaut that is Bishop.
Bishop City Basketball League Meeting
Bishop will be hosting a 2013 basketball team informational meeting, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council chambers. Up for discussion will be season dates, practice nights, league fees and any changes the players would like to see in the league. Team registration packets will also be available.
SRHL Needs Coaches
The Sierra Roller Hockey League is looking for coaches for Mites, Bantam and Junior Divisions.
Tourney Fundraiser for Home St. School
The Bishop Broncos JV football squad ruined Cal City Ravensâ 6-0 High Desert League record with a 30-9 win Friday night.
âWe had four first-half turnovers,â said coach Arnie Palu, âbut came back in the second half and played well.â
The Broncosâ defense held Cal City to a field goal on a Ravensâ first-half possession. Bishopâs offense answered with a J.J. Camarata interception and return for a TD, giving the Broncos the lead at 7-3.
The Bishop Lady Broncos hosted the Desert Scorpions Saturday at the City Park courts. Final score: Bishop 13, Desert 5.
The Broncos doubles teams scored seven wins, nosing out the singles players at six.
Katie Tanksley and Tessa Wright kept their three matches suspenseful, going 5-4 in each before winning 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.
Tara Gardner and Hope McIndoo won all three of their sets, 6-1, 6-2 and 6-3. Taylor Stoll and Bronwyn Stephenson scored the final doubles win in a tie-breaker at 8-6.
Una Belle Frost