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November 18th, 2010

Bishop v Mojave: CIF playoffs begin

November 18, 2010

Broncos’ football coach Bill Egan is not taking this first CIF playoff game Friday against the Mojave Mustangs for granted.
“Mojave is a good team,” he said. “They have a good coach, they’re well-prepared. It should be a much better game.” Then again, Egan has anticipated “good games” from Kern Valley, Rosamond and Desert.
Mojave and Bishop are not strangers. Mojave was part of the HDL until 2008. “I know the Mojave coach,” Egan said, “and they know our program.”

November 16th

Bishop AYSO teams score big at area tourney

November 16, 2010

Bishop AYSO teams won six of their age-level division championships at the Kit Carson Area F soccer tournament in Carson City, Nov. 6-7.
“Bishop AYSO has spent the past five years developing their youth soccer training programs beginning at U5 level,” said Joe Griego, AYSO regional referee administrator. “The depth of young talent has produced great success across all age groups. For the first time, Bishop teams have won championships for both boys and girls Sierra division at U12, U15, and U19 levels.”

BP Warriors beat Cougars in playoffs

November 16, 2010

The Big Pine Warriors advance to the second round of CIF playoffs with a 34-20 win over the Calvary Baptist Cougars Saturday afternoon.
The Cougars played tough, meeting the Warriors TD for TD. With a 21-20 fourth-quarter score, Ryan Carrington’s interception turned the tide, kicking the Warriors into high gear.
“I’m very pleased with the outcome,” said coach Mark Tilleman. “The kids put themselves in this position (in the playoffs) and they came through.”

November 11th

Big Pine brings home league title

November 11, 2010

The Big Pine Warriors topped their season with a win over the Tigers and the Hi-Lo League championship Saturday afternoon at Lee Vining.
With the score 10-23 in favor of the Tigers at the half, this was not your typical Big Pine get-out-in-front-early rout. The Warriors waited until the second half to rack up the points, for a final score of 49-37.
“What else could we ask for,” said coach Mark Tillemans, “to win the title on the last game of the season.”

Broncos make short work of Rosamond Roadrunners

November 11, 2010

The Rosamond Road-runners didn’t live up to their mascot’s reputation Friday night at Schwab Field. The Bishop Broncos, in the role of Wile E. Coyote, dropped crate-loads of dynamite on their little heads. There was no triumphant “beep beep” to be heard, all night.
The Broncos won 44-0, stayed unbeaten in league play and added one more game to the win column.

XC on way to CIF Prelims

November 11, 2010

The Bishop girls cross country team took second place at High Desert League finals at California City, advancing to CIF Prelim-inaries at Mt. SAC, Nov. 13.
The boys team finished fourth, just six points behind Kern.
“To have the girls advance to CIF Prelims is a well-deserved honor,” said coach Jeff Perry.
“Our boys gained a sizeable victory over Desert,” said Perry, “and ran very respectable times, but our competition was simply faster this year.

Lady Eagles season ends, perfectly

November 11, 2010

The Desert Mountain League finale between Lone Pine and Mammoth lived up to its billing on Thursday. The Lady Eagles took five games to maintain a perfect season record.
Lone Pine ends the regular season 14-0 in league and 23-3 overall.
It was standing-room-only at the Lone Pine gym. The bleachers erupted in “Go Eagles,” “Go Huskies” chants that could have been heard on top of Mt. Whitney.
With a 3-0 sweep of the Huskies in mid-October, the Eagles were surprised by a 9-5 Mammoth team intent on being their season spoiler.

October 28th

LP Eagles hit 11-0 in DM League play

October 28, 2010

The Lady Eagles are still undefeated after facing down the Desert Christian Knights on Saturday and the Mohave Mustangs Tuesday.
The Lone Pine volleyball team is 11-0 in Desert Mountain League and has a 20-3 overall record.
The Eagles tamed the winless Mustangs in a dominating three-game sweep. As a team, Lone Pine served 68/74 (92-percent) and had 22 aces.
According to coach Mel Joseph, the Eagles were able to try some different line-up combinations in preparation for the last three DML matches.

October 21st

Scorpions sting Lady Broncos

October 21, 2010

Despite a hard-fought match, the Bishop High Lady Broncos volleyball team fell in straight sets to the Desert Scorpions Tuesday.
The Broncos’ ball control, serving and aggression at the net would have defeated a lesser team, but the Scorpions’ brick wall at the net was the deciding factor.
“We played hard, we played strong,” said coach Sheri Sonke. “I’m proud of the effort, this was our best game as a team yet.”
Bishop got off to a strong start in Game 1. The teams were blow for blow until the Scorpions turned on their after-burners, pulling away to the 15-25 finish.

BH Cross Country crushes Scorpions

October 21, 2010

With the Tungsten Hills as a backdrop, the Broncos Cross Country squads dominated the Desert Scorpions, winning in both the boys and girls three-mile races Tuesday.
Also invited to participate, but not compete, were Mam-moth High; Mammoth Middle School and Home St. Middle School running two-mile courses.
“We’re very pleased with the runners’ steady improvement,” said coach Jeff Perry. “This victory was needed to keep us in reach of the CIF preliminaries,” added coach Tracy Lawrence.

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