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July 11th, 2011

Local youth wins titles at AjPHA show

July 11, 2011

Morgan Deuschle of Bishop won three American Junior Paint Horse Association Youth World Championship titles in Houston, Texas.
Deuschle, riding One Hot Machine, competed in the 2011 Youth World Championship Paint Horse Show, June 24-July 2.
She took the title in Youth Walk-Trot Hunter Under Saddle (ages 5-9). Youth Walk-Trot Hunt Seat Equitation (ages 5-9) and the Youth Walk-Trot Western Horsemanship (ages 5-9).

Bishop Juniors struggle in All-Star tournament

July 11, 2011

Tehachapi continued its dominance of the Little League All-Star tournaments with back-to-back wins over the Bishop Juniors.
Bishop’s All-Stars lost by a slim 5-7 margin Friday afternoon.
Tehachapi took an early lead in Saturday morning’s game and never gave it up, taking the tournament with a 1-15 win. Bishop’s bats were active, but couldn’t string them together for enough runs to challenge Tehachapi.
Bishop’s fielding looked sharp in the first inning. A rapid-fire throw from pitcher Grayson Hess to first baseman Brad Greene retired Tehachapi’s Zach Wagner.

July 7th

Dual immersion program marks 10 years

July 7, 2011

For 10 years now, students at Bishop Elementary School have been given an opportunity to be immersed in a foreign language. This year marks the fifth class of fifth- graders to graduate from the program.
The immersion class is a “unique and exceptional program,” said Teresa Eckland, Bishop Union School District bilingual coordinator. “Learning a second language in childhood is the best time to develop fluency, accurate pronunciation, and a natural ease of expression. They become ‘language experts.’”

Park Service plans bike paths for DV

July 7, 2011

With the help of Inyo County, Death Valley National Park officials are planning to add bike paths within the park to accommodate tourists who rent two-wheelers from Furnace Creek.
Despite concerns that the park would be competing with the county to obtain state and federal grant funding for bike paths, county leaders decided Tuesday to amend the Collaborative Bikeways Plan to incorporate parts of Death Valley.

Thomas F. Rogers

July 7, 2011

Thomas F. Rogers
1924-2011

Dona Jean Rader

July 7, 2011

Dona Jean Rader
1925-2011

Dona Jean Rader passed away Thursday evening, June 30, 2011 at the South Lyon Medical Center, Long Term Care in Yerington, Nev. She was 85.

July 6th

Softball Standings

July 6, 2011

Coed A
Mason’s 5-1
Team Blackout of Budget Mini-Storage 5-3
Dondero Construction & Taxidermy 3-4
Native Mixed 2-5
Red Attack 1-6

Coed B
Just NDN’s 6-1
Just 4 Fun 5-2
Shirts n Skirts 5-2
Joker’s Rez Stop 4-2
Nite Owl, Eastern Sierra Oil & Brown’s 4-2
Bad Company 3-4
BSer’s, Kendal 3-4
E6 3-4
Whitehawks 1-5
Red Thunder 1-6

Coed C
CBC Crusaders 5-0-1
Unloaded 5-1
I-hiimu 4-1-1 Chuckawallees 2-4
Red Tails 1-5
NuBee3 0-6

Men’s
Team Blackout of the Sierra Reader 7-0
Mahogany Meats Jerky
Boys 5-2
McMurray’s Posse 4-3
Air-Way Medical Mad
Batters 2-4-1

Briefs

July 6, 2011

Memorial One-Pitch Tournament Scheduled for Aug. 13-14

The second annual Jerry Davis Memorial Co-ed One Pitch Softball tourney takes place Aug. 13-14.
Proceeds from the tournament will go to Davis’ three children. Davis passed away January 1, 2010.
Entry fee is $150 and will be collected prior to the first game. The tournament is a round robin, single-elimination event, limited to 16 teams.
Teams interested should contact Willie at (760) 937-2019 by Friday, Aug. 5.

Junior Golf Clinic at Mt. Whitney Golf Club

Flyball dogs/handlers descend on fairgrounds

July 6, 2011

Approaching Charles Brown Auditorium at the Tri-County Fairgrounds, it was hard to tell Bedlam in Bishop was really happening. But the excited yips gave it away.
For the fourth year, the Flyball tournament, hosted by Lickety Splits and X Flyball, was seriously under way.

Owens Valley All-Stars advance

July 6, 2011

With a 5-3 win over Bishop Tuesday, the Owens Valley All-Stars stay alive in tournament action, taking on the undefeated Tehachapi team in the championship round.
(The final round was played yesterday afternoon; results will be in Saturday’s paper.)
Tuesday’s game was hard fought. The Bishop All-Stars were in it to the end, but fell short of the mark.
“This win was a big deal for us,” said OV manager Travis Allison. “We haven’t beaten Bishop in years.
“I told the kids to play with heart, to believe in themselves and each other and not give up. The ball will fall where it falls.”

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