Archive - Sports Article
July 6th, 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.
The CBC Crusaders have to be wishing Thursday eveningâ€™s game was the first and not the final contest of the pre-tournament Coed C Division of Cityâ€™s Adult Softball League.
The Crusaders out-played Your Team taking a 13-10 win, the teamâ€™s second of the season.
The division goes into single-elimination tournament play this Tuesday.
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 menâ€™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.
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.
Whateverâ€™s Clever/Sierra Reader stayed on top of the Menâ€™s Division of the Bishop Adult Softball League with a 9-5 win over West Bishop. Rapid fire bats and even faster defense kept West Bishop at bay through six-and-a-half innings.
Clever remains undefeated in the division at 7-0; West Bishop had been knocking on Cleverâ€™s door in second place but fell 4-2.
Two Bishop High grads have put their heads together and come up with the answer to sports trophies.
Design Your Ball, owned by former Bronco athlete Patrick Bustos with Bishopâ€™s Jacki Kruse as the local sales manager, incorporates anything from a football to a home plate replica with personalized graphics, a unique and unbreakable memento for players and coaches.
In addition to the more traditional sports, hockey pucks, lacrosse and bowling balls are also customizable.
Defense was the deciding factor in Monday eveningâ€™s softball game between the Native Mixed and Shirts and Skirts, both teams within striking distance of the top of the City Adult Softball Leagueâ€™s A/B Coed Division.
Both teams were strong at the plate, but Native Mixedâ€™s defense was quick and lethal in the 19-13 win over Shirts and Skirts.
It was the week of four-letter words â€“ w-i-n-d, w-i-n-d, w-i-n-d â€“ it just happened to be the same four-letter word. But you wouldnâ€™t know it Saturday morning; they were lined up at the door, out they went and back they came with limits. All in all it was a pretty weekend at the lake.
Tonight is Cancer Awareness Night at the California High School Rodeo Association Finals that continues with the second go at 7 p.m.
Locals Bodie Kruse and Haley Oney have their second go in team roping and pole bending this morning, with the performance starting at 9 a.m.
Kruse and Emily Clendenen will compete this evening in tie-down roping and pole bending.
Each performance has a full, fast-paced line up from goat tying to bull riding.
Tickets are available at the gate or the Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce.
The two teams standing at the top of the Cityâ€™s Softball Coed C Division faced off Tuesday night. By the end of the game, the rankings had not changed. Bad Company had one more win and Show Us Your Hits added a game to their loss column.
Bad Company dominated the early innings putting Show Us in a catch-up mode. The final score: 13-8.
Brian Young scored the first run for Show Us in the top of the first, with a base on balls, rounding to home on a single from Dale Renfro.
Bad Company showed Show Us why theyâ€™re at the top of the division with an in-the-park homer at the top of its line up.