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 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports 

JV Wins Second League Game, Stay Undefeated

The JV Lady Rams volleyball team went head-to-head against our over the hill neighbors, Warner Springs in a Southern Manzanita League matchup Sept. 24. Despite a rough first set start for the Lady Rams, they were able to take the g... — Updated 10/3/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports 

Lady Rams Top Warner in Three Sets

The Borrego Springs varsity volleyball team was back at home Sept. 24 to face the Lady Wildcats of Warner Springs, looking to bounce back after being swept by West Shores, who sit on top of the Southern Manzanita Volleyball League... — Updated 10/3/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports 

Rams Avoid Shutout in Loss to Knights

The Borrego Springs High School Rams football team had high hopes in facing the Foothills Christian Knights this season, after a rough go-around the last time these two teams faced off. As many remember, the Knights took out the... — Updated 10/3/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    News 

Miss Borrego 2019: Danielle Del Bono

All eyes were on the stage as the crowd in the Borrego Springs High School gym in anticipation of who of the seven contestants would be named Miss Borrego 2019 – 20 on Oct. 12 With all the calculations tabulated by Kathy King,... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports 

JV Volleyball Remain Undefeated

After a thrilling first set comeback, the Lady Rams continued to follow their momentum, taking the win against the Lady Scots of Vincent Memorial to remain undefeated on the season. The Lady Rams kept the game close in the first se... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports 

Vincent Memorial Sweeps Lady Rams, 3 – 0

Despite hard hits and good rallies by the Lady Rams, it seemed that the Lady Scots of Vincent Memorial had better control all over the court. The Lady Rams were swept, 25 – 7, 25 – 23, 25 – 6, at home Oct. 3. It was a rough... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports 

Rams Football Battle Out on Senior Night

The Borrego Springs Rams football team hoped to make a statement against one of the top two teams in the Ocean League, the San Pasqual Dragons. Entering the night's matchup, the Dragons sit just under Foothills in League standings.... — Updated 10/17/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

JV Volleyball Stays Undefeated with Sweep

The Lady Rams JV volleyball team looked to keep their winning streak alive and stay undefeated, as they faced off against the Lady Bobcats of Hamilton once again on Aug. 29. This was the second time the teams faced off against... — Updated 9/4/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Varsity Falls Short in Five Sets

The Borrego Springs Lady Rams varsity volleyball team once again visited the Hamilton Lady Bobcats up the hill in Anza, Aug. 29. The Lady Rams winning streak came to an end, after falling in five sets. The team took the first and... — Updated 9/4/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Battle of The Springs Stays in Borrego

The Borrego Springs football team kicked off the 2019 – 20 season with the friendly rivalry game of "Battle of the Springs" against Warner Springs Aug. 30. Rightfully so, as the bronze/silver Springs trophy stayed right here in... — Updated 10/3/2019

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Win Back-to-Back

The Borrego Springs Lady Rams volleyball team looked to keep their win streak going, as they were back at home Sept. 12 to face the Calvary Christian Academy Lady Royal Knights in a non-conference match. The two teams faced each... — Updated 10/3/2019

 
 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

 

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