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August 6, 2012

Golden Eagle Volleyball
Lone Pine Lady Eagle Volleyball begins the 2012-13 season Monday, Aug. 20 with coach Mel Joseph’s traditional “Mel Week.”
The morning session runs from 5:30- 6:45 a.m. with the afternoon session from 4-6 p.m.
Players must have their sports physical completed prior to the morning session on Aug. 20. Both the Varsity and Junior Varsity will practice together during the first week.
Indian Taco Sale Fundraiser for the volleyball team will be held Saturday, Aug. 25 from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lone Pine VFW, 481 S. Main St.

Rusty’s rolls over West Bishop

August 3, 2012

One of the dominant teams in the Men’s Softball Division, Rusty’s had to be the favorite in Wednesday night’s meeting with West Bishop. The team didn’t disappoint, establishing a lead in the first inning and expanding the margin to an 18-7 win.
West Bishop’s Brad Weaver put his team on top in the first, beating the ball to second base for a double, then scoring on a single by Bob Vega. But an out at first, a pop-out and the final forced out at second base ended the small scoring surge.

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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.

Sports Shorts

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.

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.

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.

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.

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