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6 Days until bronco football

Bronco Football in 6 days

Our countdown continues with #6.  This year the number six is the number of road games the Broncos play.  Bishop will travel to Yerington Nevada September 4th, Mammoth lakes September 11th, Paraclete October 2nd, Rosamond October 9th, Sierra Canyon October 17th, and California City October 23rd.

 

Bronco Football Countdown….7 days

Bishop opens play Friday, August 28th

7 days to Kickoff vs. Whittier Christian.  7pm on KBOV AM1230, and streamed live here at kibskbov.com, click on the listen live link Friday Night, August 28th.

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#7 BUHS grad Collin Batchelder

#7 Collin Batchelder.  Colling wore #7 as a Senior last year and is set to begin his freshman year at the University of Nevada Reno.  Who will step in and help fill “Batch’s” shoes on the Bronco Defense.  Batchelder started at strong safety for Bishop Union in 2014.  Collin’s high school highlights also included helping lead the BUHS JV to a perfect 10-0 season his sophomore season.

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Countdown, 8 days until Bronco Football

Bishop Union opens the 2015 football season August 28

Bishop Union High School football opens the 2015 season at home Friday, August 28th.  The Bronco varsity will host Whittier Christian at 7pm.  The game will be broadcast live on AM 1230 KBOV and streamed live here at kibskbov.com.  This year marks the 35th consecutive season for live Bronco Football on KBOV.  Arnie Palu and Rock Baker will have the call.

The Bronco Varsity is under the direction of Coach Bill Egan.  2015 marks the 15th season for Bishop’s head coach.  Egan has guided the Broncos to the playoffs in each of his first 14 seasons including a CIF southern section championship in 2010.

Bishop JV football will open the season on the 28th at 4pm welcoming Carson City High School to town.  Carson is a fill in opponent since Whittier Christian is not bringing at JV this season.  The Bronco JV are under the leadership of first year head coach James Ferrell.  Ferrell has been an assistant for 5 seasons.

Both Bishop varsity and jv will travel to Boron this Friday, August 21st for a three way scrimmage with Boron and Desert.  Bishop has a history with both programs, defeating Boron in the 2010 CIF championship game and facing Desert for years before Desert left the High Desert League in 2012.  Fridays scrimmage begins at 4pm for the JV with the varsity starting at 6pm.

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Cover Photo by Gary Young, #8 Hunter Kampmoyer.

 

Play Golf and Support Bronco Football

Bronco Football Golf Event

This Saturday (August 22nd) you can enjoy a round of golf while supporting the Bishop Union High School Bronco Football Program. The tournament is a Four-Person Scramble with awards for the first, second and third place teams, as well as prizes for “closest to the hole” and “longest drive”. The day will feature great raffle prizes and beverages to keep you hydrated. A continental breakfast before play begins and a good old-fashioned western BBQ following the tournament is included! Every golfer will have a member of the Football Team as his or her own caddy.
Registration opens at 7:30AM at Bishop Country Club, at 8:30 it’s time to tee off.
The cost to walk the course with a football player caddy is $25.00 per person for Country Club members ($50 w/cart) and $50.00 for non-members ($65 w/cart). You may pre-register your four-person team at Bishop County Club (873-5828) or register the day of the event. All proceeds go to the Bishop Union High School Broncos Football program. Any questions or offers of tax-deductible sponsorship should be directed to Bronco Head Coach Bill Egan at (760) 873-9270.

cover photo by Gary Young

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City of Bishop Softball Champs

Bishop Softball league wraps up season

The 2015 City of Bishop slow pitch softball season closes with the crowning of two divisional champion.  The H.R.S. A and L Tire team won the Lower Division crown with the V.F.W. team winning the Upper Division.  Photos provided by the City of Bishop.

A&L Tire champions
from left to right Topah Scherer, Sam Torres, Jeremy Torres, Robert Miller, Tammy Spoonhunter, Chino Santana, Mike Molina, Ryan Lent Jr, Ann Harrison, Armando Martinez, Front Katelyn Lent, Desi Torres, Scott Vega, Cierra Temple.

The City of Bishop Community Service would like to congratulate the 2015 lower division softball champions H.R.S. A&L Tire. They had a season record of 9-2-1. Beating the first place team in the championship game. H.R.S. A&L Tire

The City of Bishop Community Service would like to congratulate the 2015 upper division softball champions V.F.W. They had a season record of 9-1 and battled through the playoffs.

2015 Upper division Champs
from left to right are VFW players Aaron Dondero, Erin Howard, Laura Turne,r Tenaya Howard, Amber Kinney, Joe Montoya, Eloy Montoya, Brad Weaver, Rafael Villa, Front row Lynn Dondero, Amara Keller, Rose Dondero, and Danyl Dondero.
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Fall Little League

Bishop Autumn Little League

Want to play baseball? Bishop Autumn Little League is looking for players between the ages of 11-13 to play games on the weekends. Brush up on your baseball skills or just come to have fun.  If you are interested in playing or coaching- please contact Jerry McKinzey @ (760)872-5530.

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2015 Bronco Volleyball Schedule

Bishop Union High School Volleyball Schedule

The 2015 Bishop Union High School Volleyball team opens play with a scrimmage against Burroughs High School on Tuesday, August 25th.  The pre-league schedule includes matches with Lone Pine, Lee Vining, and Tonopah.  The pre-league schedule also includes three tournaments with trips to Yerington Nevada, Mammoth and California City.  The Broncos Volleyball program is under the leadership of Coach Linda Frigerio.  High Desert league play begins on Tuesday, October 6th with a home match against Rosamond.  The HDL season ends with a home dual with rival Kern Valley on Thursday, November 5th.

Bronco Volleyball 2015

Tuesday, August 25th.  Hosting Burroughs (scrimmage). 3pm

Friday-Saturday, August 28th-29th. @ the Yerington Tournament.

Wednesday, September 9th. Hosting Lone Pine. 4pm.

Friday-Saturday, September 11th-12th. @ the Mammoth Tournament.

Friday-Saturday, September 18th-19th. @ The Cal City Tournament.

Tuesday, September 22nd. @ Lee Vining. 5pm.

Thursday, September 29th. Hosting Tonopah. 4pm.

Tuesday, October 6th. Hosting Rosamond*. 4pm.

Tuesday, October 13th. @ Cal City*. 4pm.

Tuesday, October 15th. Hosting Frazier Mt*. 4pm.

Tuesday, October 20th. @ Kern Valley*. 4pm.

Thursday, October 22nd. @ Rosamond*. 4pm.

Thursday, October 29th. Hosting Cal City*. 4pm.

Tuesday, November 3rd. @ Frazier Mt*. 4pm.

Thursday, November 5th. Hosting Kern Valley*. 4pm.

*designates High Desert League Games.

All Bronco Home Volleyball Games are played at Gus Klekas Gymnasium.

Cover Photo by Gary Young.

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Volleyball Practices Starting

Lone Pine and Big Pine Volleyball start practice Monday

Both Lone Pine and Big Pine volleyball teams begin practice Monday, August 17th.  Big Pine will begin at 6pm Monday at Big Pine High School.  The Warrior are under the direction of head coach Shelley Snoderly.  Big Pine High School Athletic Director Bob Church reminds all student athletes that all paperwork needs to be received and cleared prior to your participation.  This includes your physical, CIF code of ethics, sudden cardiac arrest parent review forms, concussion information and protocol forms, and emergency contact information.

Lone Pine Volleyball will being practice on Monday, August 17th at 5:30 am.  The Golden Eagles are under the guidance of long time coach Mel Joseph.  Coach Joseph reminds all student athletes that you must have your sports physical exam completed prior to practice.  In addition to starting practice on Monday the 17th, the Golden Eagles will host a fundraising Indian Taco Sale on Saturday, August 29th.  The event will be held from 11am to 4pm at the Lone Pine VFW at 481 south main street.  Indian Tacos can be ordered by contacting coach Joseph at 760-382-0406.  Delivery will be available.

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BUHS Bronco Boosters

Bishop Union High School Boosters Meeting

The Bishop Bronco Boosters are holding their annual “Kickoff Meeting” for the 15-16 school year.  The Meeting will be held tonight (Tuesday, August 11th)  at 6:30 in the Bishop Pizza Factory.  The Bishop Union High School Boosters will be planning for the upcoming Football Season, the fall BBQ, Bronco Bunco as well as other fundraising activities. The agenda will also include a discussion regarding Board Members and future vacancies. Family and friends are strongly encouraged to attend this important organizational meeting.  The Bronco Booster kick off meeting is tonight, August 11th at 6:30pm at the Pizza Factory. 

If you have any questions regarding Bishop Union High School Boosters, please contact Randi Chegwidden at (760) 920-4489.

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BUHS John Schwab Field update

Bronco Football field is improving

The 2015 season opening game for the BUHS Broncos is Friday, August 28th.  Whittier Christian High School will make the trip to Bishop for a Friday night dual.  The Hearlds are only bringing a Varsity team, so the Bronco JV will have the night off.  The Varsity game is set for a 7pm kickoff and will be broadcast live on AM 1230 KBOV and streamed live here at KIBSKBOV.com through the listen live link.

When the Broncos take the field they will run onto the rehabilitated John Schwab Field.  The football field features new irrigation infrastructure and the natural grass has been rehabilitated.

The 1st  photo below was taken on the morning of August 5th.

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photo by James Tyler. Photo taken August 5th
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Photo by James Tyler, taken pre-rehabilitation.
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