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 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 Michael Sadler    Sports 

Rams Golfers Looking for Headbutt

While the boys golf team is far behind 2019 overall CIF leader La Costa Canyon, they are, at this writing on March 13, on the winning side at 3 – 1 overall and 1 – 1 in Citrus League play. And what players and head coach Tim... — Updated 4/3/2019

 
 By Michael Sadler    Sports 

Golf: Rams Lead League

OK, so it wasn’t nine wins. In four out of their nine matches played, the Rams golf team won by forfeit (including the last two), and together with their four wins, the team has vaulted into first place in the Citrus League. All this as practice for the Citrus Golf Finals to be... — Updated 4/4/2019

 
 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

 

Middle School Basketball Tourney at BSHS

It was a long day of organizing, officiating, cheering, and hooping in the Borrego Springs High School gym Feb. 27, as the annual middle school basketball tournament went on for yet another successful year. Seven schools... — Updated 3/12/2019

 

Down to the Wire at the de Anza Classic

While few were watching, Mark Anguiano out of Whittier, CA shot an amazing 3rd and final round 64 at the de Anza Clasic (Golden State Tour) to overcome a six-stroke deficit, pulled even at 16 under par with second day leader Brady... — Updated 3/12/2019

 
 By Michael Sadler    Sports

3-Peat for Team USA in Can-Am Borrego Cup

Canadians escaped the Polar Vortex only to be done in by the Borrego Vortex. The 2019 Canadian-American Borrego Cup, held at the Springs at Borrego golf course, didn’t end in another tie score to moan and groan about, like four y... — Updated 3/15/2019

 
 By Michael Sadler    Sports

B&G Club Golf Classic: A Class Act

They come from across the San Diego County region to play in this tournament, and for two good reasons: It's a class act all the way, and gives folks an opportunity to express their generous spirits in a fundraising effort that... — Updated 3/15/2019

 
 By Michael Sadler    Sports

American Legion Golf Tourney Raises $6K for Vets

On just another beautiful afternoon in Borrego (in between the rainy and windy ones), American Legion Post #853 held the final golf fundraiser in Borrego for the 2019 season at the Borrego Springs Resort, and the 45-player event,... — Updated 3/25/2019

 

Super Bowl 53 Celebrated in Borrego

Folks in Borrego Springs celebrated Super Bowl 53, watching to see who would take home that Lombardi trophy!... — Updated 2/6/2019

 

Rams Hill Wins Borrego Cup

Rams Hill has taken over as champions of the Borrego Cup! The Borrego Springs Resort were reigning champions, in search of a four-peat, which unfortunately didn't happen. More information in the Feb. 21 issue of the Borrego Sun.... — 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

 

4-Pointed Hat Trick Propels Rams to Shutout Against Julian

As if three goals in a game just weren’t good enough to end his final Rams soccer season, senior forward Cristobal Ramirez tacked on his fourth goal in the final minutes of the season-ending game against Julian. Achieving his 4-pointed hat trick, Ramirez was naturally, named... — Updated 2/15/2019

 
 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Redneck Open Parts Company With Golf Tradition

Uncouth. An embarrassment to the game. Public humiliation rewarded, not condemned. But oh, what a great time they had! 51 players, men and ladies in a scramble format, and dressed in what can only be described as truly... — 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

 
 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Basketball Fall to Wildcats

The Rams seemed to be in control to begin the game against Warner Springs, however, the momentum could not be carried throughout all four quarters. The Wildcats spoiled the Rams senior night Feb. 8, 63 – 30. This was also the las... — Updated 2/20/2019

 
 By Michael Sadler    Sports

"Elite Pro" Tennis at LCDZ

There is a difference between the guy over on the courts who can give you a few tips on your tennis game, and an "Elite Professional" teaching pro. To be in that category, one has exams to pass: Written, stroke analysis, and... — Updated 2/20/2019

 

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

For the 13th year, the Borrego Girls Golf Weekend took place at the de Anza Country Club and the Borrego Springs Resort. They were to play both courses in blistering wet conditions. The first day at de Anza, they just survived the... — Updated 2/26/2019

 

Hole-in-One: Joan Pricket

The average player makes an ace only once out of every 12,000 rounds, so playing twice a week, that takes about 16 years. Joan Pricket was in high spirits on the afternoon of Feb. 8 when she reached the golf shack at the Borrego... — Updated 2/26/2019

 

Borrego Cup: Rams Hill Team Triumphs

It wasn't exactly like playing amidst conditions resembling the Polar Vortex on the first day of the three-day competition for the Borrego Cup, but according to most of the club players from Rams Hill, de Anza Country Club, and... — Updated 3/5/2019

 
 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Brandy Back With Operation 36

What could be better for sticking to your New Year's resolution of improving your golf game, and setting the tone for your personal golf season, than a lesson on the first day? Set against snow covered Toro Peak in the northern... — Updated 1/5/2019

 
 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Tennis, Pickleball and Eggnog for Christmas

What better way to celebrate the Christmas season in Borrego than by playing a round of tennis or pickleball with fellow enthusiasts, followed by snacks, prizes, and an eggnog option – either regular or "enhanced." There was... — Updated 1/9/2019

 

First Hole-in-One of 2019 – Barbara Coates

The year got off to a very good start for Borrego resident Barbara Coates. Playing in the regular Thursday RoadRunner Ladies Club game Jan. 2, Coates used her driver on the Number-2 hole (107 yards, par-3), and launched her Vortex... — Updated 1/11/2019

 

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