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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

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.

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.”

BombFest tourney rocks Millpond

May 17, 2013

The sixth annual Bomb-Fest Slow Pitch Softball Tournament played out last weekend at Millpond with the men’s teams battling it out on Saturday, followed by the coed teams on Sunday.
A lot of the names and faces were familiar, with Sweetwater, Reds and Mad Batters among the seven men’s teams competing for the tournament championship.
The champions of both the men’s and coed divisions, however, were teams from Northern California: Deaf Row, men’s champion, and Judoknome, coed champ.
Both teams, as well as one additional coed contender, were made up of hearing-impaired players.

Broncos’ bats batter the bugs

April 29, 2013

That the Bishop Broncos baseball team beat the Desert Scorpions Friday afternoon at Edwards Air Force Base is not much of a surprise. That they beat them 20-1 is significant. The resurrection of the Broncos’ bats at home against Rosamond last Tuesday was no fluke. The Bishop bats are back.
And, they’ll get another good workout at California City this afternoon before hosting the two High Desert League teams that handed Bishop back-to-back road losses two weeks ago.

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