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August 3rd, 2012

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August 3, 2012

Bishop Broncos Football Golf Tourney
Bronco fans can spend a day on the golf course and support Bishop High football on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Bishop Country Club.
The tournament is a four-person scramble with prizes for first, second and third place teams as well as closest-to-the-hole and long drive. Golfers will have Bronco football players as caddies.
Tourney perks include raffle prizes, beverages through the day, a continental breakfast before play and a western BBQ following play.

August 1st

Are you ready for Bronco football?

August 1, 2012

With the first practice scheduled for Monday, Aug. 6 at 7 a.m., the Bishop Broncos football squad will have just two weeks before facing off against Burroughs, on the road.
The Burroughs scrimmage is followed on Friday, Aug. 24 with a non-league rematch with Sierra Canyon. Bishop will have home field advantage and will need it. The Trailblazers handed Bishop its only loss prior to the playoffs in 2011, then went on to win the CIF Division 12 championship capping off a 15-0 season.

High Country lumbers over Native Mixed

August 1, 2012

High Country Lumber picked up its game Monday evening smashing 10 hits in the final two innings in a match-up with Native Mixed.
HC pulled off a 12-6 win, improving its standings in the city’s Adult Softball League, A/B Coed Division. The divison’s championship tournament starts up Tuesday, Aug. 7.
Native Mixed established the lead going into the second inning, but not enough of a margin to overcome HC’s late inning rally. The deciding factor was HC’s razor sharp defense.

July 30th

Fishing Report

July 30, 2012

Lake Sabrina
Our nice relaxing, normal, everyday days were back at Lake Sabrina. Thank goodness!
No hail, no rain, no thunder and lightning, no mules being startled, no rock slide – although there were a couple of rock slides on Mt. Haeckel (covering part of the glacier in the Sabrina Basin) and around Picture Peaks along with reports of numerous other rock slides in the back country.

Fishing Report

July 30, 2012

Lake Sabrina
Our nice relaxing, normal, everyday days were back at Lake Sabrina. Thank goodness!
No hail, no rain, no thunder and lightning, no mules being startled, no rock slide – although there were a couple of rock slides on Mt. Haeckel (covering part of the glacier in the Sabrina Basin) and around Picture Peaks along with reports of numerous other rock slides in the back country.

July 6th

Lady Broncos soccer team scorches tourney

July 6, 2012

The Lady Broncos soccer team members got an early taste of victory at a 6x6 tournament held in Irvine, June 30.
The 6x6 format is played on a small field, 50 by 40 feet, with five field players and a goal keeper. The game lasts 30 minutes with free substitutions similar to hockey.
“It’s a fun, fast-paced game with lots of action and usually quite a few goals,” said coach Cathy McKinley.
Each team played four games. The tournament winner is then determined by points allotted for wins and ties.

Records broken at Bishop Invitational Swim Meet

July 6, 2012

The 2012 Bishop Invitational Swim Meet, held at the City Park Pool June 22-24, hosted 220 swimmers competing in 226 events.
The big three teams were Mammoth Lakes Swim Team with 54 athletes, Douglas Dolphins from Minden, Nev. with 45 and Bishop Swim Team with 41.
The Douglas Dolphins took the overall honors (1,613 points), followed by Mammoth Lakes (957) and Bishop Swim Team (754).
Individual swimmers were allowed to compete in 10 events and high point awards were given for each age group based on their total accumulated points.

Crusaders save the best ’til last

July 6, 2012

The CBC Crusaders have to be wishing Thursday evening’s game was the first and not the final contest of the pre-tournament Coed C Division of City’s Adult Softball League.
The Crusaders out-played Your Team taking a 13-10 win, the team’s second of the season.
The division goes into single-elimination tournament play this Tuesday.

Sport Shorts

July 6, 2012

Calling all Sand Volleyball Players
In response to interest in a sand volleyball league, the City of Bishop is inviting players to participate in unsupervised pick-up games Wednesday from 6 p.m. until dark beginning July 11 and running for eight weeks.
Bring your own volleyballs. Call Waylon Cleland at (760) 873-5863 with questions or comments.
Soccer League Meeting
The City is starting a men’s and co-ed adult soccer league this fall and is holding a team meeting on Monday, July 16, 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

July 2nd

Fishing report

July 2, 2012

South Lake
After the wind died down on June 25, action at South Lake returned to a wide open bite for most anglers with limits the rule. It was surprisingly quiet up at the lake until Thursday when folks started showing up in force to take advantage of the excellent fishing.
The Department of Fish and Game stocked some real quality rainbows this week making for some happy anglers and heavier than average stringers. Best fish of the week was a 5-lb., 8-oz. trophy caught by Mike Goodwin of Glendora on a nightcrawler.

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