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 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Alistair Docherty Wins de Anza Desert Classic

Borrego Springs resident and favorite son golfer Damien Telles made a great effort in the third and final round of the de Anza Desert Classic to narrow a four-stroke deficit, but even his seven birdies were not enough. Alistair Docherty won the Desert Classic by two strokes over... — Updated 03/17/2017


Borrego Cup Arrives by Chopper

In grand style, the Can-Am Borrego Cup arrived via helicopter on the afternoon of Thurs. Feb. 23, landing on the 9th fairway of the Springs at Borrego Golf Course to offload golfing's Wonder Woman Brandy Casey and the highly... — Updated 03/11/2017

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Team USA Wins back the CanAm Borrego Cup

Another year, and it was yet another CanAm Borrego Cup nail-biter, 14 matches to 13, for the 8th annual cross-border grudge tournament. Each side put up twenty-seven pairs, including many husband-wife teams, and when all was said... — Updated 02/26/2017

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

De Anza Desert Classic: Horserace Finishes in the Dark

While there was no ProAm tournament this year at the De Anza Desert Classic (part of the Golden State Tour), there was an exciting horserace before the actual tournament. It started (very) late in the afternoon Tues. Feb. 28 and pared down a starting group of sixteen players over... — Updated 03/1/2017

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

De Anza Desert Classic Tourney - Day 1

Our last update for the de Anza leg of the Golden State Pro Tour had the horserace winners as – Colin Featherstone, Mike McCabe, and Matt Hansen. Borrego Springs resident and de Anza pro, Damien Telles, lipped out a putt on the second hole and was forced to retire. There was no... — Updated 03/1/2017

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

De Anza Desert Classic - Round 2

In the Golden State Tour's Desert Classic at de Anza Country Club, local favorite Damien Telles held up under pressure after a nasty bogey on his eighty hole to sink a critical birdie on his ninth, and he finished the round with an... — Updated 03/3/2017


Ace in the Hole

Congrats to Gene Kozier for starting off 2017 with an ace on the 120-yd Hole-13 at the RoadRunner Club course on January 21. The odds of an amateur golfer making a hole-in-one on a par 3 (at least 150-yards) are roughly 12,500 to 1. Several years ago at Rams Hill, according to... — Updated 02/3/2017


Mountain High Open for Skiers and Snowboarders

Mountain High, Southern California’s closest winter resort, is open for the 2016-2017 season. Chair lifts will spin from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. until Mountain High begins its daily night operations. Up to four lifts will be in operation accessing three trails, or one top-to-bott... — Updated 12/1/2016


Borrego Spring Sports Banquet

The Borrego Springs Unified School district held their annual Spring Sports Banquet on Nov. 21. with a pot-luck provided by parents and faculty. Students were recognized for their outstanding achievement in football and volleyball. Among those honored was Miss Borrego, Michelle... — Updated 12/1/2016

 By Harry Seifert    Sports

The Rams Finish Regular Season with a Win

Your Rams traveled to West Shores for the final game of the 2016 football season and came home with a win. The Rams 1st possession lasted an entire twenty seconds as Jr. Andrew Morris picked up 48 yards on two carries for the first Rams touchdown. Juan Carmona’s kick was true.... — Updated 12/2/2016

 By Harry Seifert    Sports

Our Rams dealt an ugly loss in Escondido

After a brief respite after the earlier matinee, our Rams Varsity took on the Crusaders varsity as the sun set. Calvin took the opening kick, but could not connect the dots and the ball went over to our Rams on downs. Jesus Ornelas used his legs for 2 first downs and a long pass... — Updated 10/6/2016

 By Harry Seifert    Sports

The Crusaders Trim the Herd

Our Rams traveled to Connors Park in San Marcos for their last non-conference football game of the 2016 season. The game started off with the opening kick off being returned for 73 yards by Alex Morris for the Rams first touchdown. The 2 point conversion failed. Borrego 6, St.... — Updated 10/10/2016


Rams v Julian this Friday

Borrego Springs and Julian will take on one another this Friday at 7:00 PM on Borrego Springs's home turf. Borrego Springs has seen its point totals steadily rise over the past three games, a trend the team will no doubt hope to continue. Borrego Springs received a tough blow... — Updated 10/13/2016

 By Harry Seifert    Sports

Our Rams Pluck the Eagles

An exclusive to the Borrego Sun After a long and hard 3 weeks on the road, our Rams returned home and beat their up-the-rivals, the Julian Eagles. Both teams went 4 and out on their first possessions. Eagle RB Nino Romano fumbled t... — Updated 10/20/2016

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Girls Soccer Car wash

The Lady Rams soccer team pulled in a good piece of change from their car wash fundraiser on October 8 where the Sun donated the driveway and water. Coach Ben Schmiedicke said, "Everything went phenomenally well! We made $963, and... — Updated 10/16/2016

 By Harry Seifert    Sports

Your Rams Defeat the Patriots

There were a few Tricks in this Treat The Ocean View Christian Academy Patriots took the long bus trip to Borrego for our Rams final home game of the 2016 season. Ocean View returned Juan Carmona’s deep opening kick back to their own 33 yard line. 9 plays later, capped off by a... — Updated 10/31/2016


Rams v Calvin Christian

Borrego Springs and Calvin Christian will square off against each other today, Friday Sept.22 at 6:30 PM. Each team will be battling to keep its win streak alive. Borrego Springs came out on top in a nail-biter against Palm Valley... — Updated 09/29/2016

 By Harry Seifert    Sports

Our Rams Dealt an Ugly Loss in Escondido

After a brief respite after the earlier matinee, our Rams Varsity took on the Crusaders varsity as the sun set. Calvin took the opening kick, but could not connect the dots and the ball went over to our Rams on downs. Jesus Ornelas used his legs for 2 first downs and a long pass... — Updated 09/29/2016

 By Harry Seifert    Sports

JV Action – Borrego Rams v. Calvin Christian Crusaders

On a rare Saturday Junior Varsity game, the Borrego Rams played host to the Calvin Christian Crusaders. Calvin took the opening kick for a good return and on 4th and long, completed a long pass for a 1st down. Calvin fumbled the ball away on the next snap and Borrego recovered... — Updated 09/29/2016


Go Rams - Winter Sport Schedules

Come out and support the Girls Volleyball & Boys Football as they head in to the new season. See attached schedules and save the dates.... — Updated 08/25/2016


Borrego - New Football Recruits

New Math teacher & football coach, Tim White, held an introductory meeting with high schoolers yesterday, for those students interested in playing football. With a good turnout and a full season of games ahead, we're looking... — Updated 07/22/2016


Softball Round-Up for CIF Playoffs

With the awards handed out at the high school and a hard season behind them, two local teams took part in the CIF softball playoffs. With the help of Phillip Brents from The Star, this is what happened - 'Unless a team goes straight through to the final, the San Diego Section’s... — Updated 06/3/2016


Coach Meeks - 100th Win

Coach Randy Meeks celebrated his 100th win for high school baseball yesterday and the whole team was happy to join in the party. Thanks to Coach Andy, owner of Carlee's, and to everybody who helped and supported to make it a great... — Updated 06/7/2016

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

De Anza Classic

The De Anza Classic, a Golden State Tour professional golf event, ended Thursday with a 4-stroke victory by Temecula's John Chin over Borrego Springs' favorite son (and de Anza employee) Damian Telles. Both players were tied at... — Updated 03/30/2016


Chargers Stadium Faces Resistance

The potential adverse effect on local tourism and jobs presented the Chargers' $1.8 billion downtown stadium and convention center plan with mostly negative reviews on Wed, March 30. The proposal could potentially increase the city’s hotel tax by 32 percent and relocate a... — Updated 03/31/2016


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