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July 19th, 2013

Big win for local players

July 19, 2013

Local softball players MaNeSe Braithwaite, 9, and Jazmyn Dondero, 9, have been playing U10 fast pitch softball with the Bloodlines of Gardnerville, Nev. since early June.
This past weekend, Bloodlines went 7-0 for the championship title at the All World Nevada State Nationals Championship Tournament.
Dondero pitches and plays third base; Braithwaite plays in right field and sits at the top of the batting order. Both battled it out with the rest of their teammates during the three-day, double-elimination tournament.

June 15th

The luck of the draw

June 15, 2013

Friday night's finals of the California High School Rodeo Association offered up maybe a little too much suspense for area residents cheering on locals Kayla Inderbieten and Chase Bowen.
Both made it into the finals after the first two go's, Inderbieten in barrels, Bowen in bareback riding.
The prize at the end of Friday's finals was a trip to the National High School Rodeo Association's Finals held in Wyoming in July. Bowen is going, Inderbieten missed it by 0.135 seconds.

May 29th

Bad Company comes from behind for win

May 29, 2013

The Chuckawallees and Bad Company faced off Tuesday night in the C Coed Division of Bishop’s Adult Softball league. Bad Company came in undefeated with the Chuckawallees right behind them at 1-1.
Chuckawallee took a couple of innings to warm up, but when they did, Bad Company went reeling with a 3-8 deficit. Then it was Bad Company’s turn to fight back, making the winning run in the bottom of the sixth for the 11-10 win.
Bad Company took out the top of Chuckawallee’s batting order in short order in the top of the first, then put the offense to work.

Runners gather for Ultramarathon, NIH fundraiser

May 29, 2013

Considering that the area just celebrated Mules Days, the fact that roughly 300 runners spent the previous weekend, (May 18), trotting from 20-62 miles up and down the Eastern Sierra, on foot, seems like cruel and unusual punishment.
In its 19th running, the Bishop High Sierra Ultramarathon is divided into four segments, each running simultaneously, a 100K, 50 miles, 50K and a 20-mile Fun Run.

Inderbieten heads to rodeo finals

May 29, 2013

Allison Inderbieten, a seventh grader at Home Street Middle School, is on her way to the National Junior High Rodeo Finals in Gallup, N.M. as part of the California team.
Inderieten will be competing in barrel racing and breakaway roping at the finals June 23-29.
The finals feature more than 1,000 contestants from 41 states andCanada and Australia vying for $75,000 in prize money and $100,000 in college scholarships. But the big prize is the title of NJHRF national champion.

Sports Shorts

May 29, 2013

Bishop Youth Football Early Sign-ups
Today is the last chance for early sign-up for the Bishop Youth Football season. The final early sign-up will be held today at McDonalds from 5-7 p.m. Early sign-up is $100; cheer is free.
For more information, contact James Pettet at (760) 920-5549.

Lone Pine Volleyball Fundraiser
Lone Pine High School’s Lady Golden Eagles Volleyball Annual Spring Indian Taco Sale is set for Saturday, June 1 from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Lone Pine VFW, 481 S. Main St.

City of Bishop Adult Softball Standings

May 29, 2013

Coed A/B Standings
Dondero Construction/
Taxidermy 3-0
Nite Owl/Brown’s Salvage
and Supply 2-1
Just NDN’s 2-1
Rusty’s Native Mixed 1-1
Cleats & Cleavage 1-1
Off Constantly 0-3
Masonic Lodge 0-3

Coed C Standings
BSers/Kendall Eng. 3-0
Palace Jokers 21
Bad Company 2-1
Jacksons 2-1
Reagan’s Lunkers 2-1
Crusaders 1-2
Chuckawallees/Bill Eddy
Traditional Archery/Timbisha
Tribe 1-1
Cowboys and Indians 1-3
Sierra Auto Body 0-2
Reds 0-3

Coed D Standings
Power Outage (Double D
Electric) 3-0
Redtails 2-1
Aldridge Plumbing and
Heating 2-1

May 20th

Broncos fall to Sharks

May 20, 2013

The Bishop Broncos fell to the Malibu Sharks, the number two ranked baseball team in CIF Division 6.
Bishop made the drive down Thursday, knowing they were the underdog. The good news, though the players may not have thought so on the long drive back from the coast, was the score: 6-10. The Broncos did Bishop proud, staying in the game despite a 1-8 deficit going into the fifth inning.
Malibu retired its pitcher in the fifth, then had to sit through the final three innings wondering if the decision was wise as the Broncos methodically chipped away at the Sharks’ lead.

Eagles fly at DML track and field finals

May 20, 2013

The Lone Pine Golden Eagles Track and Field team finished its season on a high note as the athletes reached the medal podium three times at the Desert Mountain League Finals, held at Antelope Valley High School the first week in May.
Competing against nine teams, Lone Pine’s Alec Garcia took first place in the 400-meter sprint, qualifying for the CIF championship prelims.

May 17th

Valley softball season ends in CIF round one

May 17, 2013

The Bishop Lady Broncos softball team fell, 3-13, to the Shadow Hills Knights Thursday afternoon in the first round of CIF Division 6 playoffs.
“Unfortunately the score does not reflect what a good game it was,” said coach Stacy Van Nest. “We came ready to play but were out-hit and had some defensive errors. But we never gave up. The game was not out of reach until the bottom of the sixth. I’m proud of every girl on this team for an outstanding season.”

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