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Lady Rams Have Walking Party, Mercy Rule

The Lady Rams softball team was back in action for the 2021 season, despite it being a short one due to COVID-19. The team is on a hot start, so far winning all their games by mercy rule. The Lady Rams opened the season with an... — Updated 5/19/2021


Winter Golf at De Anza

With Patrick Meehan Jr. visiting town from Istanbul and enjoying a glorious sun shining day with de Anza members, he told the Sun, "I've had a fantastic day playing golf here, great course, great day, great people, great game of... — Updated 1/6/2021


Golf Update

The de Anza Golf Club and Rams Hill Golf Club will be open, even with the lockdown situation. They will diligently be adhering to all the strict regulations attached to being open. Both will have takeaway refreshments, Rams Hill from the clubhouse and de Anza from the nineteenth... — Updated 12/9/2020


Now on Deck: First Tracks 2020

Rams Hill Golf Club, recently voted Best Public Golf Course in Southern California by SCGA voters, is now inviting traveling golfers the chance to book a limited number of stay-and-play reservations and multi-day passes for their popular First Tracks season-opening event full of... — Updated 10/14/2020


CIF Announces Change in High School Athletics

With many schools in California beginning the upcoming school year with distance learning due to the coronavirus pandemic, the decision of athletics was also made. The California Interscholastic Federation announced on July 20 that all three seasons of high school sports in the... — Updated 8/7/2020


CIF to Make Fall Sports Decision in July

The California Interscholastic Federation released a statement on June 12 in anticipation of Fall sports and physical activity training returning. “The CIF believes education-based athletics and all co-curricular activities are essential to the physical, mental, and social well-... — Updated 6/25/2020


Rams Hill Golf Scores

It's becoming almost a routine. On March 29, it once again became official: The Rams Hill Golf Course was voted the "Best Public Golf Course in Southern California." The Tom Fazio-designed course competed against many top golf... — Updated 4/15/2020


CIF Rules No Spring Sports

The California Interscholastic Federation announced that the remainder of the season for spring high school sports has officially ended, and the decision was not unexpected. “Based on the recent statements issued by Governor Newsom and State Superintendent of Public Instruction... — Updated 4/10/2020


No School, So No Sports – What Now?

With school districts around the country being forced to close, and having to find alternatives to continue educating their students, it also meant having to suspend nearly all athletic events from games to practices. What does this mean for student-athletes, especially the... — Updated 4/6/2020


Greg Jones Aces at Rams Hill

Going way, way back in time to Feb. 8, Greg Jones aced one at Rams Hill during match play, but he let the glory of his first ever hole-in-one sink in for 16 long days before reporting. His playing partner and single witness to the... — Updated 4/3/2020


BSUSD Winter Sports: Student-Athletes Honored

The San Diego Union-Tribune honored over 4,400 high school student-athletes for the 35th year for the All-Academic Team. The All-Academic Team honors juniors and seniors who participated in a California Interscholastic Federation-approved varsity sport and maintained a... — Updated 4/3/2020


Boys & Girls Club Fundraiser – Golf

It was just another gorgeous day in Borrego, this one a golf tournament for a worthy cause at de Anza Country Club. Under clear skies and warm temps, 66 golfers contributed over $16,000 towards the B&G fundraising total, and after box lunches, plus snacks out on the course to... — Updated 4/3/2020

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Canadian Invasion Repelled

Truth be told, the Canadian people are too nice to actually invade us, so 44 of their golfers (many husband-wife teams) paid a very friendly visit to the Springs at Borrego Golf Course and RV Park from Feb. 20 – 22 for the 11th A... — Updated 4/3/2020


Richard Dopp Ace at Rams Hill

On the morning of Feb. 18 at Rams Hill, little did anyone know it would be such "a momentous day," according to Richard Dopp. He took 22 putts on the first eight holes, then aced the 9th hole from 133 yards using a Nike graphite... — Updated 4/3/2020

 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 Michael Sadler    Sports

Canadian Invasion Repelled

Truth be told, the Canadian people are too nice to actually invade us, so 44 of their golfers (many husband-wife teams) paid a very friendly visit to the Springs at Borrego Golf Course and RV Park from Feb. 20 – 22 for the 11th A... — Updated 3/20/2020

 By Bella Murphy    Sports

15 Years of the Borrego Girls Weekend

For the past 15 years, Caroline Haines has organized the Borrego Girls Weekend (BGW), a golf retreat and social event for women that happens yearly on the President's Day Weekend. The BGW is the legacy of Haines' previous... — Updated 3/5/2020

 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

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Ball Out, Lone Senior Honored

It was not the expected ending to the regular season for the Borrego Springs girls' basketball team, but it was filled with learning experiences and a solid base for next year. It was also a bittersweet moment for Borrego Springs... — Updated 2/25/2020

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

JV Basketball Fall in Final Game of Season

It was a comeback waiting to hap-pen, but being held to five points in the first half trumped the Borrego Springs boys JV basketball team's fourth quarter efforts. The team fell to Calexico Mission, 35 – 28, Feb. 13 in its final... — Updated 2/25/2020

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Senior Center Fundraiser Sets New Record

It was a great day for golf and other fundraising activities that raised a record $24,0000 benefiting the Senior Citizens Center. "I can't believe we beat last year ($22,000)," said the excited and utterly flabbergasted Executive... — Updated 2/25/2020

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Borrego Cup: De Anza Wins

As was the case last year, three local men's club teams vying for bragging rights this year – Rams Hill, de Anza, and the Borrego Springs Resort – each won the day on their home course* in pursuit of the coveted Borrego Cup.... — Updated 2/25/2020

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Basketball Surges Past Warner

The Borrego Springs boys' basketball team avenged their last month loss to the Warner Springs Wildcats with a 51 – 41 win, Jan. 30. It surely was a better outcome for the Rams who did not want to have to go through another... — Updated 2/20/2020


Lady Rams Take Control Early, Defeat Wildcats

The Borrego Springs Lady Rams basketball team did not mess around this time when facing uphill opponent Warner Springs. In a Manzanita League matchup Jan. 30, the team made sure to avoid any previous mistakes and put in the work... — Updated 2/20/2020


JV Basketball Fall in Last Minute Comeback

The fourth quarter was a definite game changer. With back-and-forth lead exchanges, to missed opportunities, and a comeback for the season. However, the game ended not the way the Rams JV boys' basketball team would have wanted it... — Updated 2/20/2020


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