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 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    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

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    News

2018 Miss Borrego Reigns

The eyes were on the stage as the crowd that filled the Borrego Springs High School gym anticipated who of the seven contestants would be crowned Miss Borrego 2018 – 19 on Oct. 13. With all the calculations tabulated by Kathy... — Updated 11/2/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Arts

BAI Opening Reception

Guests enjoyed wonderful photographs including floral, architecture, landscape portraits, which were exhibited at the Borrego Art Institute. On Oct. 13, the BAI held its first opening reception of the season with 'The Art of... — Updated 10/18/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    News

Revitialization... of de Anza Club

The Borrego Sun editor Jolene Nacapuy interviewed Linda Heathcott, Manager of the LLC of de Anza Country Club, to discuss the happenings and renovations at the de Anza Country Club. Can you tell me about the expansion plans at de... — Updated 10/18/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Students Back to School

The school bell buzzed, the staff and students of Borrego Springs are ready to get the school year started. On Aug. 27, the Borrego Springs Unified School District welcomed everyone to the 2018 – 19 school year. Principal Katheri... — Updated 9/24/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Football Season is Underway

The time has come once again to watch the Borrego Springs High School football team under those gleaming Friday night lights, and have those stands rocking with pride. Third year head coach Tim White is excited for the season, as he believes everybody is being guided in the right... — Updated 9/6/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Pluck Eagles in Thriller

What a game. If you weren't at the Borrego Springs High School football field Sept. 7, you missed out on quite a thriller between the Rams and crosstown rivals the Julian Eagles. The clock began to wind down from five seconds, no... — Updated 10/5/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Chamber Bravura Takes on Iceland

Not many high school students Not many high school students can say they traveled during the summer to another country, let alone, sing in one of the most beautiful locations in the world, Iceland. From such a grand opportunity,... — Updated 8/21/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

BASIC Celebrates Another Summer of Accomplishment

Another summer of hard work has wrapped up for the Basic Assistance for Students in the Community Summer Reading Academy. In the program's third year, held at the Steele-Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center, volunteer... — Updated 8/22/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Julian

Julian Salutes Independence Day

It was a patriotic Julian style Fourth of July – a day filled with laughter, fun, and a well orchestrated parade and festivities. To go along with the day were decent temperatures, featuring a slight breeze and a nice blue sky. M... — Updated 7/23/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Interact Club Donates To Orphanage Project

Even as the school year comes to an end, the extension of donation and generousity by the Borrego Springs Interact Club doesn't. The Club presented Ernie Loza, long-time resident and head of the Slab City Ministries, with a $2,000... — Updated 6/6/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Baseball Fall in Last Home Game of Season

The last home game for the Rams baseball team didn't go the way they had hoped, but it was nothing less of a job well done. The teams bats weren't connecting with pitches and fell short, 18 – 3 in five innings to the Calipatria... — Updated 6/1/2018

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    School

Seniors Stroll Through Elementary School One Last Time

The Borrego Springs High School seniors began what is to be an annual tradition, by walking through the elementary school in their cap and gowns June 8. The emotions ran high and were all too real for most, as the seniors felt... — Updated 6/16/2018

 

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