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January 24th, 2011

Broncos drop two to Rosamond Roadrunners

January 24, 2011

Friday’s matches between Bishop and Rosamond did not end well for the Broncos.
The boys lost, 46-54; the girls fell in overtime, 42-45.
Both the varsity girls and boys played with intensity; they were simply out-fought, literally in the case of the girls, by the undefeated Roadrunners.
The Broncos played well enough to win, but fell short in the last quarter with a 46-54 final score.
“We’ve played our two best games (against Rosamond and Kern Valley) but still come away with two losses,” said coach Jon Michener. “We’re improving but we need a win.”

January 21st

BP Warriors take on Lee Vining in make-up game

January 21, 2011

The Big Pine Warriors traveled to Lee Vining for a make-up game Wednesday and came home with a split decision.
The Warriors delivered the first league defeat for the Tigers with a 38-37 win.
The Lady Warriors rallied from a 19-point deficit but couldn’t catch up, recording a 41-35 loss.
The Warriors’ win came down to the wire. Coach Darrin Chirrick put his squad in stall mode for the last 4-5 minutes of play.
“We were up by six points and I wanted to keep us in the driver’s seat,” said Chirrick. The tactic worked, but just barely.

Lady Broncos shut out Roadrunners

January 21, 2011

m trounced the Rosamond Roadrunners with a 4-0 shutout Thursday, adding one more win for a 3-1 High Desert League record.
The Broncos controlled both the ball and the tempo in the first half. Twenty-seven minutes into the game, LaVaree Chavez scored off of a great shot from the left side.
Two minutes later, Eva Bohg scored from the right side bringing the score to 2-0.
The second half started the same way, with the Broncos controlling the game. Tiarra Shoshone scored on a nice assist from Alex Tillemans.

January 20th

Shirley Dolores Roberson

January 20, 2011

Shirley Dolores Roberson
1934-2011

Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the East Line Street Cemetery in Bishop for Shirley Dolores Roberson. Pastor Kent Puls will officiate.
Born Oct. 19, 1934 in Fargo, N.D. to Earl and Florence Nelsen, Shirley died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011. She was 76.
Shirley left the farm and moved with her parents to Trona, where she attended Trona elementary and high schools.

John Curtis Munding

January 20, 2011

John Curtis Munding
1953-2011

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21 at Brune Mortuary Chapel for 15-year Lone Pine resident John Curtis Munding. Pastor Chris Costello of Oasis of Grace Foursquare Church will officiate. Burial will be at the Westside District Cemetery in Taft.
Born Nov. 24, 1953 in Taft, John died Jan. 15, 2011 in San Diego. He was 57.
John worked at IMAH in Bishop for more than 15 years. His father, John H. Munding, helped send a man to the moon.

Larry R. Hildebrand

January 20, 2011

Larry R. Hildebrand
1946-2011

At his request, no public funeral services will be held for Bishop native Larry R. Hildebrand.
Born March 26, 1946 in Bishop, Larry died Jan. 5, 2011 in Las Vegas. He was 64.
Larry died as he lived, he did it his way.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Edna Hildebrand.
He is survived by his daughters, Lori, Chi-Leah-Marcy and Ladell; sisters, Dusty and Doris; brother, Don; brother-in-law, Mike; and his much-loved dog, PeeWee.

Della Hern

January 20, 2011

Della Hern
1922-2011

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Mariposa Fairgrounds for 70-year Mariposa resident Della Hern. Bill Leonard of Mariposa will officiate. Burial will be at the Sarah Priest Cemetery in Midpines.
Born Feb. 23, 1922 in Lee Vining, Della died Jan. 15, 2011 in Big Pine. She was 88.

NatGeo seeks to highlight Southern Sierra attractions

January 20, 2011

Inyo County is once again teaming up with National Geographic, the Sierra Nevada Conservancy and the Sierra Business Council to educate potential visitors on the region’s many attractions.
To assist in the effort, residents are invited to visit www.sierranevadageotourism.org and nominate their favorite restaurants, trails, attractions and geographic features for inclusion on a map of California.

Film shoots bring renewed opportunity for residents

January 20, 2011

A French music video starring Melissa N’Konde, an Athropologie Catalog Internet video, a Chevy commercial north of Bishop and a cast and crew from episodic television are some of the most recent film projects working locally.
To help accommodate the continued increase in film traffic, the Inyo Film Commission has begun to search for additional local resources for these productions on location.

January 18th

Joy B. Kizer

January 18, 2011

Joy B. Kizer
1942-2010

A memorial service, followed by a celebration of life, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at Whiskey Creek in Bishop for Joy B. Kizer. Gailen Evans of the Church of Christ in Bishop will officiate.
Born Sept. 15, 1942 in Fort Wayne, Ind., Joy died Dec. 16, 2010 at her home in Bishop. She was 68.

 

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