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Bishop’s legendary golfer hits another hole-in-one

November 13, 2013

Late last month, Augie Hess was at his second home, the Bishop Country Club golf course, hole 8 to be exact. He teed off and watched his golf ball veer to the left, then arc toward the flag. He and his buddies went to the green to finish out the hole. Hess assumed his ball had flown over the green; nobody could find it until someone suggested, “Look in the hole.” There it was, nestled in the cup like a little poached egg.

Lady Broncos end season as co-champions of HDL

November 8, 2013

In the final volleyball game of the High Desert League Thursday at home, Bishop’s Lady Broncos faced off against Rosamond with the league co-championship, shared with Frazier Mountain, on the line.

Lady Broncos compete at CIF Bakersfield

November 8, 2013

Seven players on Bishop’s Lady Broncos tennis team headed into the Central Valley for the CIF individual championships Friday, Nov. 1.
Of those seven, doubles partners Bronwyn Stephenson and Taylor Stoll advanced to the second round, a rarity for Bronco players.
“I have been attending individuals for quite a few years,” said coach Patty Cummings, “and rarely does a team from Bishop ever make it to the second round. It’s quite an accomplishment for Taylor and Bronwyn and I am very proud of them.”

Tough loss for Bishop

November 8, 2013

Thursday’s final High Desert League football game won’t make the Bishop Broncos’ 2013 highlight reel.
For a team accustomed to not just winning but blowing the competition out of the water, this has been a rough year. You can talk about life lessons until you’re blue in the face and it doesn’t make the situation any more palatable, maybe in a few years, but not Thursday night.

Lady Eagles’ season ends

November 8, 2013

The competition in Lone Pine volleyball’s Desert Mountain League was intense this year with the final seeding for CIF playoffs coming down to a coin toss.
Unfortunately, the coin did not flip in the Lady Eagles’ favor, nor did their final DML league game Wednesday evening.
The Eagles hosted the Mammoth Huskies who needed the win to end the season in a three-way tie for league champion with Desert and Desert Christian. Mammoth got the win, 3-1.

Lady Broncos 5-0

October 30, 2013

Warriors fall to Crusaders

October 30, 2013

The Big Pine Lady Warriors volleyball six held their own through the first two sets of play against the Immanuel Christian Crusaders Tuesday afternoon on home court. While the Warriors got some momentum going through the final two sets, they fell 1-3.
Big Pine’s final game will be this Saturday at 11 a.m. at home against the tough Trona Tornadoes.
The good news for Big Pine: the team is very young; everyone should be back in 2014 and this year has set a strong foundation for good things to come.

Eagles top Mustangs

October 25, 2013

The Lone Pine Golden Eagles Volleyball beat the Vasquez Mustangs for the second time this season and did it the hard way on the road.
The Mustangs were ranked ninth in their CIF division, but fell 3-0 to the Eagles in Lone Pine earlier this month, setting up a real battle in Acton Thursday afternoon. Time for a little Vasquez payback.
“We knew we would have a fight on our hands after our three-game sweep,” said coach Mel Joseph.

Soccer Shootout champions

October 25, 2013

U10 Boys Champions
Coach: Omar Santana
Players: Colt Matteson, Danny Santana, Draik Berger, Hector Esarza-Garcia, James Robinson, Jesus Solorio, Jorge Garcia, Leonardo Cortes, William Morris, Zandur Farmer

U10 Girls Champions
Coach: Brad Weller
Players: Alondra Martinez, Avery Chinchen, Brooke Weller, Emalai Quintero, Isabeau Ostly-Vasquez, Jayda Apodaca, Juliana Garcia, Saige Connolly, Uriah Martinez

U12 Boys Champions
Coach: Dustin DelGiudice

Sport Shorts

October 25, 2013

Lady Broncos Basketball Mandatory Parents Meeting
There will be a mandatory meeting for parents of this year’s Bishop Lady Broncos basketball players. The meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. at the Bishop High School library.
For more information, contact coach Brian Pennington at (760) 937-0461.

Eastern Sierra Girls Softball’s
Bingo Night
Mark those calendars for Saturday, Nov. 9 for the Eastern Sierra Girls Softball’s Bingo Night, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Barlow Gym in Bishop.

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