Archive - 2011 - Sports Article
The Fourth Annual Ultimate Cowboy Trail Challenge enjoyed much improved weather this year but sunshine did not diminish the challenging nature of the course.
Horses, mules and donkeys competed in the event put on the weekend of Oct. 8-9 by Linda Laird of the Double L in Bishop and Kris Keeler of JKK Performance out of San Dimas.
Of the top 10 riders, six were locals.
Jay Joseph from Santa Barbara took the championship on his 7-year-old Belgium cross gelding Stout, with a near-perfect ride.
Joseph won $1,000, a hand-crafted photo album, bridle, trophy and the coveted blue ribbon.
Broncos JV takes down Ravens, 34-8
The Bishop Broncos JV football squad came home from Cal City with a 34-8 win to start High Desert League play at 1-0.
The JV teamâs overall record is 5-1.
âOur defense was outstanding,â said coach Arnie Palu. The D accounted for two of the teamâs TDs: Ryan Lent returned one interception for a touchdown and went on to pick-off two more Ravens passes. Noah Stevens also returned a pick for a 95-yard score.
David Tanksley pulled down the fifth interception.
Other scoring drives: Carl Olsen, Clyde McCoy and Thomas Montoya.
The Bishop Lady Broncos tennis team faced the Kern Valley Broncs, Thursday, and came away with another tight loss, 10-8.
The Broncosâ singles and doubles both took four matches.
Doubles team of Hope McIndoo and Tara Gardner, once again, kept it exciting with two tie-breakers, losing both by 3-7, but coming back to win their final match 7-5.
âHope and Tara have taken a match to a tie-breaker against every school we have played,â said coach Patty Cummings. âThey really battle.â
Final scores for McIndoo and Gardner against Kern: 7-5, 6-7, 6-7.
The Lone Pine Golden Eagles volleyball squad got bitten by the Boron Bobcats at home Thursday, losing 1-3 (8-25, 25-23, 21-25, 19-25)
âBoronâs strong serving and stingy defense kept us rattled throughout the match,â said coach Mel Joseph. âWe lacked the inspiration and desire to push points when the opportunity was there. Everyone had moments of greatness, just not at the same time and Boron took at advantage.â
Lone Pine served 95 percent as a team.
The Bishop Lady Broncos volleyball team scored a High Desert League win Thursday, taking down the Rosamond Roadrunners 3-1.
âIt felt great to get a win,â said coach Sherri Sonke. âThe girls were excited, they played well.â
Game scores: 25-17, 25-19, 18-25 and 26-24
The JV squad swept the Roadrunners, 25-16, 25-6. Jessica Borin had an 18-point run from the service line.
Next week, the Broncos have a home stand, taking on Desert on Tuesday and California City on Thursday. JV games start at 4 p.m., followed by varsity.
Tara Baiano: 3 kills
Canât seem to find the words to describe the scenery at Lake Sabrina. The yellows, oranges, reds, golds and greens, all so picturesque, and speaking of picturesque, there were plenty of photographers trying for that one perfect picture. In fact, we do believe there were more picture takers on the dam than fishermen. That might be due to the w-i-n-d that was with us all last weekend.
Those fishermen that did brave the w-i-n-d were rewarded by some great catching. Most good fishing is at the Inlets with nightcrawlers, PowerBait, jigs or WoollyBuggers bringing in the fish.
Saturday, Sept. 17: at Chadwick, JV 11 a.m., Varsity 2 p.m. Varsity game broadcast on KBOV.
Today: at home against Lone Pine, 4 p.m. start for JV, followed by Varsity.
Saturday, Sept. 17: JV game at Lee Vining, 11 a.m.
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 16-17, Cal City Tourney
Friday, Sept. 16 at Pacifica, 2 p.m.
Big Pine Warriors
Friday, Sept. 16: at Hesperia Christian, 7 p.m., KIBS Game of the Week
LONE PINE GOLDEN EAGLES
Friday, Sept. 16: at home against Antelope Valley Christian, 7 p.m.
Mammoth Tournament Results
Bishop v. Rosamond, 2-1 loss
Bishop v. Cal City, 2-0 loss
Bishop v. Mammoth, 2-0 loss
Bishop v. Lone Pine, 2-0 win, 1-1 tie
Bishop Lady Broncos meet the Lone Pine Golden Eagles on home court, today. JV starts at 4 p.m., followed by varsity
Bishop JV Football
Bishop 26-7 win over Oak Hills
Big Pine Football
Bishop v. Hillcrest Christian, 49-6 loss
Lone Pine Volleyball
Mammoth Tournament Results
Lone Pine v. Tioga, 2-0 win, 1-1 tie
Lone Pine v. Bishop, 2-0 loss, 1-1 tie
Lone Pine v. Mammoth, 2-0 loss
The Bishop Broncos started a tough pre-league football season with a huge bullâs eyes on their jerseys. Who doesnât want to knock off the CIF Southern Section Division Champions?
The only problem: The Broncos of 2011 are young and relatively inexperienced. That showed in Bishopâs 7-42 loss Saturday to the number one ranked Division 12 Sierra Canyon Trailblazers. The schedule doesnât get any easier. In the coming weeks, the Broncos face Chadwick, a team Bishop knocked out of the CIF playoffs 49-20, and Rim of the World in the Broncosâ first home game, Sept. 23.
The Lone Pine Golden Eagles 8-man football squad went 2-0 Friday night in an edge-of-your-seat contest against the Tonopah Muckers.
The Eagles who struggled through a rough 2010 season now stand alone as the one undefeated Owens Valley team early this season.
Lone Pineâs opener was a decisive 42-6 romp over the young, inexperienced Mineral County Serpents. But, nobody could describe the Muckers game as a romp; it was a tough, back-and-forth contest that the Eagles refused to lose, despite a questionable call late in the game.