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 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 2/12/2019

 
 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 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

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

New Board Member Hopes to Bring Change

I was introduced to Curt Yaws, administrator for the Basic Assistance to Students in the Community, during my first assignment for the Borrego Sun. He is now the newest member of the Borrego Springs Unified School District Board,... — Updated 12/29/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Basketball Shut Down Roadrunners

After shutting out the Lady Roadrunners of Calexico Mission School in the first half, and holding them to single digits, the Lady Rams basketball team sealed a 42 – 7 win at home Dec. 19. "They played well, and any time you... — Updated 12/29/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Boys Basketball Swish to Win Over Calexico

A fast-paced, back-and-forth, intense, and quite aggressive game for the boys' basketball team had tensions rising Dec. 19 at home. With everything going on, the Rams pulled out the 59 – 33 win. "It's a great victory," head coach... — Updated 12/29/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

September Students of the Month at La Casa Del Zorro

Seven students from the Borrego Springs Middle and High School celebrated their Student of the Month award with Principal Katherine Girvin for ‘Lunch with the Principal’ Oct. 24 at La Casa Del Zorro. This is the fourth time La Casa Del Zorro hosted the luncheon, and general... — Updated 11/2/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    News

Pints 4 the Park

The third annual 'Pints 4 the Park' fundraiser drew in quite the crowd Oct. 20, as the sold out event, held in the courtyard outside of Borrego Outfitters, brought many people from the community to support a good cause. "It was... — Updated 11/2/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

"We are the Champions" – Rams Own The Citrus 8-Man League

The Borrego Springs football team reigned supreme as it claimed the 2018 Citrus 8-Man League championship Friday with a 67 – 32 win over the St. Joseph Academy Crusaders. "It's amazing. It is so amazing to put up a banner in the... — Updated 11/14/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Football Season Ends, Falls Short of Championship

Finish Season 9 – 2 Overall, 6 – 0 in Citrus League 8-Man Football... — Updated 11/14/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

Expressions through Abstract Art

A show that slightly mimicked the well-known Broad Museum in Los Angeles, the Borrego Art Institute put on its own version with "Expression in the Abstract." This show was full of color and life, guests were welcomed to view all... — Updated 11/28/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Borrego Springs High School Hosts Fall Carnival

The atmosphere was festive for the event at the Borrego Springs High School gym parking lot, and it was for a great cause. To kickoff Thanksgiving break, the seniors hosted their first fall carnival Nov. 16. With music blasting out... — Updated 11/28/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Football Wins Back-to-Back

It was another battle won by the Borrego Springs Rams football team. The Rams continued their dominant performance, and handled business on homecoming night Sept. 28 with a 50 – 36 win over the Victory Christian Academy Knights.... — Updated 10/5/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Homecoming Traditions Ignite

The lifelong tradition of homecoming found its way to our little town of Borrego Springs, and the high schoolers continued the celebrations Sept. 27. Associated Student Body president Gabriela Rocha started the night off by... — Updated 10/18/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Julian

Fall Season Begins at the Fair

What a great way to kick off the fall season by enjoying a day in the backcountry at the Julian Country Fair Sept. 22. At the 25-acre Julian Farm and Orchard, visitors enjoyed the multiple festivities offered at this free event. Th... — Updated 10/11/2018

 

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