Archive - Sports Article
June 13th, 2012
Two hundred seventy runners took a tour of the High Sierra, Saturday May 19, competing in the 19th Annual Bishop High Sierra Ultra-Marathon.
According to race director Marie Boyd, the run was âa most successful presentationâ with no snow on the higher reaches of the course and perfect spring weather.
The runners competed in one of four endurance events: the 20-mile Fun Run, 50K, 50 miles or 100K (62 miles). Thirteen states and Canada were represented among the competitors.
Big Pine Middle School athletes were recognized for their athletic achievements last month.
Outstanding Playmaker Award: Kelby Chirrick
Best Offense: Dominick Santiago
Best Defense: Jacob Bacoch
Best Lineman: Juan Meza
Most Improved: Will Argyle, Brian Hambleton
Best Offense: Sienna Gutierrez
Most Improved: Morning Star Lent
Coachâs Award: Jessica Barlow
Best Defense: Gena Lewis
Best Offense: Little Eva Lent
Most Improved Player: Bailey Morgan
Coachâs Award: Morning Star Lent
Bishop AYSO teams recorded wins at both the Toiyabe League and tournament levels last weekend to end their Spring Select soccer season.
The eight-week season culminated at the Toiyabe Tournament, June 2-3 at Edmonds Sports Complex in Carson City, Nev.
The two Bishop Under-10 girls teams finished one-two in league with coach Eric Tillemansâ team taking first with 27 points over coach Winzenreadâs team with 25 points.
Coach Chuy Gonzalesâ U10 boys team finished third in league play.
The Bishop Nursery Ghost Peppers crept past the Reds in Division C of the Bishop Adult Softball League action Tuesday night.
The division leader, Bad Company, wasnât as lucky with a 1-17 loss to the BSers.
The Reds jumped out to a 0-4 lead in the top of the first. Taylor Neubauer scored the first run off a double from Earl Lent.
With two runners on and 2 outs, Darren Spoonhunter slammed an in-the-park home run to the fenceline to bring in 3 runs for the 0-4 lead.
The Peppers got off to a slow start in the bottom of the inning.
Coed A/B Division
Just NDNâs 2-0
Native Mixed 2-0 Shirts & Skirts 1-1
Red Thunder 0-2
What Evers Clever
Sierra Reader 3-0
Team Rustyâs 2-1
Mad Batters 2-1
and Run 2-0-1
West Bishop 1-2
Jerky Boys 1-1
The Slugs 0-2-1
Shock and Awe 0-2
Coed C Division
Bad Company 4-1
Show Us Your Hits 4-0-1
Eastern Sierra Propane/Elks/Hi Country Market 3-2
BSers/Kendal Eng. 3-1-1
Bishop Nursery Ghost
Results from Sundayâs Swim Team Triathlon fundraiser:
Adult Sprint Men
1. Nicolas Shaver 1:08:54
2. Marty Hornick 1:13:35
3. Robert Holder 1:13:38
4. Jake Kiddoo 1:18:48
5. Tim Shultz 1:20:54
6. Arnie Kiddoo 1:23:59
7. Ronnie Saenz 1:30:30
Adult Sprint Women
1. Emily Underkoffler 1:19:23
2. Cyndee Kiddoo 1:28:09
3. Niki Lowden 1:28:34
4. Brittany Wright 1:34:00
5. Isabel Connolly 1:40:25
6. Fleur Connolly 1:46:05
7. Jill Williams 1:49:29
7. Teresa Boys 1:49:29
9. Pat Ramirez 2:00:22
1. Sydney Morgenstein 29:56
2. Molly Foster 30:32
Bishop Little League season is coming to an end with closing ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m.-noon on Field 3 at Bishop City Park.
The league governing board will be holding elections for five vacant positions that same Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon. Anyone interesting in a board position should fill out a Volunteer Application to be submitted to Information Officer Ilissa Twomey for placement on the ballot by Wednesday, June 13.
All members in good standing are eligible to vote in the election June 16 from 11 a.m.-noon at Field 3.
Lake Sabrina Boat Landing
What a difference a week can make. Highs at the lake in the mid-70s with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoons sure beats 36 with a wind chill of 16.
The highs in the 70s means the flatlands are in the 90s to the triple digits. You all now know where to come to get cooled off.
The Big Pine Warriors lived up to their names Friday afternoon with a 2-1 win over the Academy of Career and Exploration Eagles in round one of the CIF Division 7 baseball playoffs.
The Warriors take on the New Roads Jaguars on home field this afternoon. The Jags finished the season as Coastal League champions, advancing to round two with a 23-2 win over Public Safety Academy.
The Santa Monica school has an enrollment eight times that of Big Pine, but theyâre not Warriors.
Bishop Bronco Brendon Shibley and Lone Pineâs Casey Sullivan moved on to round two of the CIF individual golf tournament, making the cut at Mission Lakes Golf Course Monday.
Sullivan, Shibley and Bishop golfers Joey Medora and Sean Mitton represented High Desert League on the par 71 Desert Hot Springs course.
The players were competing against a cut at 79 strokes. Sullivan finished with an impressive 2-over par at 73, Shibley with a 78 to qualify for the next round.
According to Lone Pine coach Terry Fenske, Sullivan made an eagle putt, putting him 1-under par.