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Bishop finishes strong in XC

October 26, 2012

Bishop boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Rosamond for a dual meet against their archrival Roadrunners.
The Lady Broncos beat the Roadrunners 21-39, led once again by sophomore Angie Flores.
Rosamond’s boys team beat Bishop 22-39. Freshman Carson Reid was the top Bronco finisher with a second place. Coach Katie Kress was pleased by Reid and fourth-place finisher Ray Eckland’s efforts. In Bishop and Rosamond’s earlier meet, the Roadrunners swept the top five spots.

Blow-by-blow Powder Puff results

October 26, 2012

The Bishop High senior Broncos opened up Homecoming Week, Oct. 8, seriously whipping the juniors 26-0.
The strong seniors defense held the juniors to three and out on their first possession of the game. The seniors quickly put points on the board on their first drive. Senior quarterback Katelyne Lent and running back Shiloh Smith teamed up, executing a perfect reverse hand-off. Smith went the distance for a 45-yard touchdown run. Brooke Jordan completed a 2-point conversion putting the seniors ahead, 8-0.

Playoff hopes still alive for Lone Pine

October 26, 2012

The Lone Pine Lady Golden Eagles volleyball squad upped its game, giving Desert Christian a run for its money in Thursday’s road game.
The Eagles fell in four, 18-25, 25-22, 15-25, 21-25, against the Knights, who are tied at 8-1 for Desert Mountain League champion with Boron. “We played much better against Desert Christian than we did last Saturday,” said coach Mel Joseph. “Our intensity allowed us to give a better effort. We had our chances but made too many errors in our offensive execution.”


October 15, 2012

Bishop Broncos
Bishop 47 v Cal City 7
JV Bishop 30 v Cal City 9
The Broncos are on the road for the next two weeks, against Frazier Mountain Oct. 19 and the Kern Valley Broncs Oct. 26.

Big Pine Warriors
Big Pine 6 v Orcutt Academy 61
The Warriors lived up to their names Friday night against a 30+ player Spartan team. Big Pine update in Thursday’s sports page. Big Pine heads to the Pit to take on the Trona Tornadoes this Friday, then wraps up the season against Immanuel Christian for the Warriors’ Homecoming.

Lone Pine Golden Eagles
Lone Pine 25 v Trona 48

Broncos unravel Ravens

October 15, 2012

The Bishop Broncos beat the California City Ravens, 48-7.
The football game wasn’t as close as the numbers imply. Befitting a Homecoming Game, the Broncos controlled the ball, the clock, the field, everything but a couple of Ravens’ speedy, little running backs and early game drizzles.
The Ravens have improved over the last few years but not enough to make a dent in the football juggernaut that is Bishop.

Sport Shorts

October 15, 2012

Bishop City Basketball League Meeting
Bishop will be hosting a 2013 basketball team informational meeting, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council chambers. Up for discussion will be season dates, practice nights, league fees and any changes the players would like to see in the league. Team registration packets will also be available.

SRHL Needs Coaches
The Sierra Roller Hockey League is looking for coaches for Mites, Bantam and Junior Divisions.

Tourney Fundraiser for Home St. School

Broncos JV overcome CC

October 15, 2012

The Bishop Broncos JV football squad ruined Cal City Ravens’ 6-0 High Desert League record with a 30-9 win Friday night.
“We had four first-half turnovers,” said coach Arnie Palu, “but came back in the second half and played well.”
The Broncos’ defense held Cal City to a field goal on a Ravens’ first-half possession. Bishop’s offense answered with a J.J. Camarata interception and return for a TD, giving the Broncos the lead at 7-3.

Broncos’ tennis still undefeated in league

October 15, 2012

The Bishop Lady Broncos hosted the Desert Scorpions Saturday at the City Park courts. Final score: Bishop 13, Desert 5.
The Broncos doubles teams scored seven wins, nosing out the singles players at six.
Katie Tanksley and Tessa Wright kept their three matches suspenseful, going 5-4 in each before winning 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.
Tara Gardner and Hope McIndoo won all three of their sets, 6-1, 6-2 and 6-3. Taylor Stoll and Bronwyn Stephenson scored the final doubles win in a tie-breaker at 8-6.

Fishing Report

August 13, 2012

Convict Lake Resort
Catch of the Week: Sophia and Ronald Santos from Orange County caught a stringer of fish with corn Powerbait and nightcrawlers on the North Shore.
Best Location to Fish: The best locations to fish right now are the Six Colors, South Shore, Inlet, Beach Area, Jetty, Lake, North Shore and Convict Creek.
Other Locations to Try: “Windy Point” (picnic area south shore), The Inlet, Hangman’s Tree, Outlet, Handicap Pier and Convict Creek.

Sports Shorts

August 13, 2012

Volleyball Referees Needed
Referees are needed for the 2012 high school girls volleyball season covering schools from Lee Vining to Lone Pine.
Training will be provided. Referees will be paid for working games and for travel. The season runs from late August to early November. Those interested should contact Jan Rhoades at (760) 873-8225.
Golden Eagle Volleyball
Lone Pine Lady Eagle Volleyball begins the 2012-13 season Monday, Aug. 20 with coach Mel Joseph’s traditional “Mel Week.”

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