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 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Mercy Rule Win For Lady Rams Softball on Senior Day

It was quite the celebration for Borrego Springs' Lady Rams softball on May 10, as the team honored its three seniors and a 24 – 6 mercy rule win over Julian in the last home game of the regular season. The team also faced West... — Updated 6/6/2022

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Mercy Rule in Three

It only took three innings for the Borrego Springs softball team to earn its second win in Manzanita League play on May 3 against West Shores. It was a rough "walking party" for both teams, but the Lady Rams managed to make... — Updated 5/10/2022

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Baseball Loses First League Game to Julian

Despite a solid lead heading into the fifth inning for the Rams, crosstown rivals, the Julian Eagles tacked on a few runs to get back into the game. The Rams managed to tie the Eagles in the sixth inning, however, the Eagles had a... — Updated 5/3/2022

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Baseball Falls to Rival Julian

The Borrego Springs baseball team was finally back in action after nearly two years without hitting the field. At the helm of new head coach Andy Macuga, the team opened its 2022 season with two away games against Vincent Memorial... — Updated 4/1/2022

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Softball Drops to Calipatria, Mercy Rule

Despite a big win on their season and home opener, the Lady Rams softball team have been hit with a slump, dropping the last four games. The team hoped to defeat Calipatria this time on their home turf, but the Lady Hornets proved... — Updated 4/1/2022

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Softball Mercy Rules in Win to Open Season

The Borrego Springs High School softball team opened its season at home March 8 with a mercy rule win over the Bonsall Legionnaires, 21 – 3. The team also faced the Calipatria Lady Hornets on March 10, where they lost 17 – 7. T... — Updated 3/15/2022

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Basketball Falls to Warner Springs

It was a battle of the backcountry as the Borrego Springs Rams basketball team took on over the hill rivals the Warner Springs Wildcats on Jan. 28 at home. The game started off fast-paced, as both teams fought with aggression.... — Updated 2/8/2022

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Almost Complete Come Back

The Borrego Springs girl's basketball team was back on their home court on Jan. 28 to face off against the Warner Springs Lady Wildcats. It was back-and-forth and a four-vs-four matchup, but the Lady Wildcats managed to find a... — Updated 2/8/2022

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Top Mountain Empire

The Lady Rams basketball team avoided back-to-back losses as they earned a 25 – 12 win over the Mountain Empire Lady Redhawks on Dec. 3. The two teams faced off in November in an away game, where the Lady Rams won 16 – 4. The L... — Updated 12/9/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Basketball Continue to Fight

The Rams boys' basketball team continued to fight its way for the first win of the season, after falling to Mountain Empire, 64 – 10, on Dec. 3 at home. The two teams faced each other in an away game back in November, where they... — Updated 12/9/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Face Off Against Desert Mirage

The Rams of Desert Mirage came out aggressive and fast against the Rams of Borrego Springs. In that battle, Desert Mirage spoiled the Borrego varsity boys' basketball teams home opener, 67 – 5, on Nov. 15. Borrego's roster may... — Updated 12/1/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Girls Basketball Open New Season

The Borrego Springs Girls Basketball team opened up the 2021 season at home against Desert Mirage on Nov. 15. Despite a fairly low scoring game, it did not take away the hustle the girls had on the court. The Lady Rams fell, 24... — Updated 12/1/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    News

A New Miss Borrego Reigns

All eyes were focused on the stage at the Borrego Springs High School gym, as the crowd waited in anticipation of whom of the seven contestants would be crowned as Miss Borrego 2021 – 22 on Oct. 16. With all the calculation... — Updated 11/12/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Fall on Senior Night to St. Joseph

The Borrego Springs Rams football team hoped to bounce back from their loss against top-league opponent San Pasqual, and earn a win on senior night. The Rams fought as best as they could, but were bested by St. Joseph, 46 – 7,... — Updated 10/29/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Wildcats Take "Battle of Springs" Trophy, Spoil Rams Homecoming

Kicking off October, it was the friendly rivalry "Battle of the Springs" game between Borrego Springs and Warner Springs, as well as the Rams' homecoming game. It was a battle from both sides, but the bronze/silver trophy... — Updated 10/15/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Bested By West Shores

It was an exciting second set, as the Lady Rams volleyball team hoped to take down a tough West Shores team. With much back-and-forth, West Shores were on top, and never looked back. The Lady Rams dropped the game in three sets,... — Updated 10/15/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Fall to Desert Mirage

The Lady Rams were back at home to face Desert Mirage in a non-league match-up on Sept. 23. The last time these two teams met was back on Sept. 2 when Desert Mirage snapped the Lady Rams' win streak, handing them their first loss o... — Updated 10/1/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Conquer in First League Game

Oh what a game it was. It was as intense as any rival game could be, and it did not disappoint. Even better, the Borrego Springs Rams football team conquered. After a two-week hiatus, the Rams were back at home to face the Julian... — Updated 10/1/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Bested by Dragons, League to Begin

The Borrego Springs Rams football team hoped to bounce back from their previous two games, and make a statement against one of the top teams in the Ocean League, the San Pasqual Dragons. However, the Rams could not contain the... — Updated 9/21/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Victorious Over Julian

As with many good things, sometimes they must come to an end. After the Lady Rams volleyball team undefeated winning streak was snapped at six, they surely bounced back in a three set sweep against crosstown rivals, the Julian... — Updated 9/21/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

BSHS Football Kicks Off New Season

Football is back for Borrego Springs High School after taking the 2020 season off due to the uncertainty with the pandemic. The season is back, being under those gleaming Friday night lights (with the exception of one game), and... — Updated 9/7/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams on Fire, Extends Win Streak

The Borrego Springs varsity volleyball team continued to stay hot, as they earned back-to-back wins. Minor mishaps here and there, but the Lady Rams still found a way to pull through with the wins. Looking for another sweep of the... — Updated 9/2/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

JV Volleyball Keeps Pushing On

The Lady Rams JV volleyball team looked to bounce back against the Hamilton Lady Bobcats, and be on the winning end this time around. However, despite solid performances all around, Hamilton took this one in three sets, 2 – 1.... — Updated 9/2/2021

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Softball Swing Into Season

The Lady Rams softball team opened up its season against the Hamilton Lady Bobcats with a big 26 – 7, mercy-rule win at home. With the solid start at the mound and the backup of the infield gave a nice hand for the Lady Rams, as... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Basketball Strong Efforts Not Enough

The result of the game was not what the Rams basketball team pictured for their last game at home, but their efforts did not go unnoticed. Despite not being able to take a lead against a well-rounded Bonsall team, the Rams fought... — Updated 3/5/2020


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