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 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Del Bono Solid Start, Lady Rams Defeat Rival Julian

With a solid performance on the mound, backed up by offensive support, the Lady Rams defeated crosstown rival Julian Eagles May 1, 12 – 1. Freshman pitcher Brianna Del Bono pitched a dime with eight strikeouts, holding the Lady... — Updated 6/18/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

Circle of Art: 30th Annual Show

From high-quality paintings of oil and watercolors, photographs of our unique Anza-Borrego Desert State Park to handmade jewelry, ceramics and fabric art, all types of mediums took over Christmas Circle March 16 and 17, as a part... — Updated 4/3/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Baseball Swing Into New Season

The Borrego Springs Rams baseball team is swinging into the 2018 – 19 season with a new groove and improved groove, and new goals, under the leadership of new head coach Will Hobbs. With high hopes, the team is looking toward a... — Updated 4/3/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Softball Hit With Tough Start

It wasn't exactly the most ideal way to open the season, as the Lady Rams softball team was shut out by Calvary Christian Academy, 14 – 0, in five innings due to the mercy rule, in their season opener March 6. It was clear the... — Updated 4/3/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Solid Victory for the Lady Rams in League

The Lady Rams softball team bats' were mighty hot, lighting up the West Shores Lady Wildcats' pitcher for a dominant win, 23 – 4, in Manzanita League play at home March 22. The solidness at the plate was surely nice, as the Lady... — Updated 4/4/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    News

"90 Lives Changed in About 30 Minutes"

About 90 lives were changed in 30 minutes. That's surely what happened March 26 at the Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center, during the "Thank You Happy Hour" event, sponsored by the Soroptimist International of... — Updated 4/11/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

The Art of Flora and Fauna

It was all about enjoying the art displayed at the Borrego Art Institute April 13. From wall-to-wall, art of different forms – photographs, sculptures and paintings filled the gallery for "The Art of Flora and Fauna" show. This... — Updated 4/19/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Win Streak Ends, Comeback Falls Short

Despite cutting the deficit to three in an attempted comeback, the Lady Rams softball team could not stop the hot hitting bats of the Calipatria Lady Hornets, putting an end to their win streak April 5. The Lady Rams fell, 19 ... — Updated 4/30/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    News

Revving Up Dirt and Talent at TDS

Kicking off the month of March, just a few miles past a small field of desert sand verbenas and desert sunflowers making their appearance for the highly anticipated Super Bloom. Off the S2, with dirt and lots of it, covering the ro... — Updated 3/25/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Julian

Snow Wonderland in Julian, Fun but Causes Closures

The backcountry of Julian was hit with a blanket of snow, totaling more than 15 inches. Julian was one of the many areas, which included Mount Laguna, Palomar Mountain and Pine Valley, that received snowfall during the week's storm... — Updated 3/12/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    News

Women of Distinction: Martha Deichler, Betsy Knaak

It goes without question that when you empower and educate a girl, you lead her to empowering a nation, and even the world. Point made, as two Borregan women, who are beyond altruistic and kind-hearted, have changed lives for... — Updated 2/20/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Eagles Win in Revenge Game Over Lady Rams

It was a completely different game compared to the last time these two teams met in December. The Lady Eagles of crosstown rival Julian sure did their homework before facing the Lady Rams basketball team again, and were on the... — Updated 2/15/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Basketball Fall in Overtime Thriller at Julian

It was quite the thriller for the Rams basketball team against crosstown rivals the Julian Eagles Jan. 25. It was a back-and-forth emotional rollercoaster, down to the wire, intense game that no one could sit still for, especially... — Updated 2/15/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Bested by Warner Springs on Senior Night

No, it wasn't exactly the best way to end the 2018 – 19 season, but that doesn't define the season the girls basketball team has had. With lots of growth and a learning experience for all, leaves room for a better year next seaso... — Updated 2/20/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Basketball Fall to Wildcats

The Rams seemed to be in control to begin the game against Warner Springs, however, the momentum could not be carried throughout all four quarters. The Wildcats spoiled the Rams senior night Feb. 8, 63 – 30. This was also the las... — Updated 2/20/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Dominate in First League Game

After holding the Julian Lady Eagles to just six points, the Borrego Springs girl's basketball team dominated in its first Manzanita League game, 44 – 6, Dec. 21 at home. With a lot of steals for fast breaks and connecting to... — Updated 1/11/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

Latin American Art Show Doesn't Disappoint

The Borrego Art Institute held one of its most popular art show receptions of the year, "Expressions of Contemporary Latin American Art" Saturday Jan. 5.... — Updated 1/23/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

JV Basketball Falls to Vincent Memorial

The Rams JV basketball team found themselves down 15 – 8 in the first half of the game against Vincent Memorial, and built some momentum to the beginning of the third quarter, however, it was not enough to take the lead, and... — Updated 1/24/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Basketball Looks to Bounce Back

Only a three-point difference in the second quarter of a home game Jan. 17 separated the Lady Rams and the Lady Scots, but that did not last long for the rest of the game. The Lady Rams could not get a rhythm going, and were not... — Updated 1/24/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Varsity Can't Keep Up, Drops League Game

Despite starting the first quarter off with much intensity and aggressiveness, and keeping the score close, the Rams basketball team could not hold a lead over the Scots, and lost 68 – 37, Jan. 17 at home. "It's hard when you com... — Updated 1/31/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Football Takes Top All-League Awards

It was a night to relive and celebrate the outstanding season by the Borrego Springs High School football team at the annual awards banquet, but it was also filled with a mix of bittersweet emotions, knowing that it has all come... — Updated 12/3/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

Two Shows, One Great Night at BAI

From art-decor, abstract art to neon mixed creations, the Borrego Art Institute gallery was filled with unique art from wall-to-wall. On Dec. 8, the BAI held an opening reception for two popular shows, the 'Borrego Springs Art Guil... — Updated 12/13/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

JV Basketball Falls Short in First Game

It wasn't the result they hoped for, but the Borrego Springs JV boy's basketball team didn't go down without a fight. Despite falling short on the road to the Hamilton Bobcats, 57 – 22, Nov. 30, their second game of the season.... — Updated 12/13/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Girls Basketball Win Thriller Over Hamilton

With less than three minutes left in the fourth quarter, the pressure was on for the Borrego Springs Lady Rams and the Hamilton Lady Bobcats basketball teams. The Lady Rams defense stepped it up, and came out with the 26 – 23... — Updated 12/13/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Varsity Basketball in Action

The Borrego Springs Rams basketball team is off to a shaky start this season with a 1 – 7 overall record, however, there is still positivity looming with the team. Improvements and tweaks are still being made, and head coach... — Updated 12/20/2018


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