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September 28th

Eagles’ D not enough for Rolling Hills Prep

September 28, 2010

In its final tune-up before Hi-Lo play begins, the Lone Pine football team fell, 35-14, to Rolling Hills Prep Saturday.
The Eagles made key defensive stops against the Huskies, who are ranked fourth in the CIF Southern Section for big schools, but struggled on the offensive end.
Rolling Hills got on the board in the final three minutes of the first quarter. A few plays later the Eagles recovered the ball around the Huskies’ 40.

Broncos earn victory 6 years in the making

September 28, 2010

Bishop’s football team kept its perfect record alive Friday, beating Rim of the World, 31-21, for the first time in school history.
The Broncos jumped ahead quickly against the Fighting Scots, whom they’ve played six times before, but Bishop slipped in the second half by allowing Rim back into the game.
Bishop took a 10-0 lead after the first quarter and added 14 points to its lead before the first half was over.
The Fighting Scots started chipping away at the Broncos’ lead in the second half after capitalizing on a turnover by the special teams.

September 21st

Bishop manhandles Lancers in 51-6 victory

September 21, 2010

In the Bishop football team’s home opener, the Broncos jumped ahead early and never looked back, beating Western Christian, 51-6.
Bishop’s defense was able to pin the Lancers in their own territory much of the night, allowing the Broncos’ offense to have good field position.
“It was phenomenal,” Bishop coach Bill Egan said of his team’s defense.
The Broncos’ special teams defense fueled its offense in the opening minutes of the game as Kiko Gonzalez blocked a Lancers punt and dove on the loose ball in the end zone, scoring the Broncos’ first touchdown of the game.

LP Eagles finish on top after slow start

September 21, 2010

In one of its last tune-ups before Desert Mountain League play begins, the Lone Pine volleyball team won the Bronze Bracket Championship at the 21-team California City Tournament this weekend.
The Lady Eagles struggled against three tough teams in pool play Friday, going 0-2-1.
Lone Pine faced Santa Clarita Christian in its first match and lost, 18-25, in both games. The Lady Cardinals went on to take first in the Silver Bracket.
In the Lady Eagles’ second match, they played Desert, who placed third in the Gold Bracket and beat Lone Pine 25-4 and 21-25.

Big Pine overpowers Pats to stay perfect in preseason

September 21, 2010

Big Pine’s football team endured a third-quarter comeback attempt by Hesperia Christian Saturday to win 56-26.
The Warriors took a big lead early using their no-huddle spread attack.
Big Pine’s first score of the game came when Isaiah Bacoch hit Jesse Chirrick for a touchdown.
Soon after Chirrick’s score, Tyler Amisone’s interception led to another touchdown for the Warriors, who took a 13-0 first-quarter lead.

September 17th

Runners, walkers take on 30th annual Tioga Pass Run

September 17, 2010

A record-setting 106 runners and walkers participated in the 30th Annual Tioga Pass Run held Sunday, Sept. 12.
The race was marked by spectacular weather as morning temperatures were in the low 50s with calm winds. The great weather provided the backdrop for running from an impressive field.
Olympic marathoner Ryan Hall shattered the course record, set in 1986, by nearly 8 minutes. Hall ran the 12.4 mile (20K) course, which gains 3,164 feet feet in elevation, in 1:20:57, at an average pace of 6:53 minutes per mile.
Bishop’s Dan Yarborough followed Hall by 13 minutes.

September 15th

Lone Pine downs Bishop in Inyo County face off

September 15, 2010

In a cross-county preseason rumble, the Lone Pine volleyball team swept Bishop Tuesday.
Despite the Lady Eagles winning three straight games, the Lady Broncos made a fight out of the third game.
But in the first game, Lone Pine’s hitting and serving overpowered the Lady Broncos. Serving was key for Lone Pine as the Lady Eagles were 63-65 from the service line.
The Lady Eagles came out on top, winning the first game, 25-13.
Lone Pine jumped ahead, 6-1, in the second game. Bishop fought back, cutting the Lady Eagles’ lead to 2.
But Lone Pine extended its lead to 13-6 with an 8-0 run.

September 13th

Eagles fight hard against Muckers

September 13, 2010

Lone Pine’s football team may have fallen against Tonopah, 24-51, in its first game of the season, but the Eagles didn’t quit after struggling in the first quarter.
“The effort was the biggest positive,” said first-year Lone Pine coach Chris Riesen, “They didn’t give up after we got down.”
The Eagles fumbled the ball three times and trailed 22-6 after the first quarter.
Lone Pine settled down in the second quarter and held the Muckers to a touchdown.
Late in the second half, the Eagles took control and they outscored Tonopah, 12-9, in the fourth quarter.

Big Pine scrapes past Eagles for second win of season

September 13, 2010

In a back-and-forth battle that took the full strength of the Big Pine football team’s roster, the Warriors toppled Lancaster Baptist, 33-27, Saturday.
“It was a hard-hitting game,” said Big Pine coach Mark Tillemans. “They (Lancaster Baptist) took our punches and didn’t give up.”
Big Pine jumped ahead early, but two special teams breakdowns allowed the Eagles to get back in the game.
After going ahead, 13-0, in the first quarter, the Warriors quickly added to their lead in the second quarter, taking a 19-0 lead. But the Eagles didn’t quit, as they ran back the kickoff for a touchdown.

Bishop Broncos too much for Linfield Lions in opener

September 13, 2010

In their opening game of the season, the Broncos football team showed why they are ranked No. 1 in the Northeast Division as they downed Linfield Christian, 38-6, Friday.
With the victory, Bishop ended the fifth-ranked Lions’ 15-game winning streak that started last season.
The Broncos were in control from the beginning as they took a 24-0 halftime lead.
“I was particularly impressed with the intensity of the boys,” said Bishop coach Bill Egan.
Bishop used a ground attack to devastate the Lions’ defense. The Broncos rushed for 326 yards as a team.

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