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Winter Playoff Information

Winter sports playoff information

Soccer
The Bishop Union High School Girls are the #3 seed in the CIF Central Section division 5 championships. Bishop will take on the winner of Tuesdays match between Washington Union and Lindsay. The Bishop girls, champs of the High Desert League, will play on Thursday in the second round.
The Bronco boys are the #9 seed in the CIF central section division 5 championships. Bishop will travel to Delano on Wednesday to play #8 seed Cesar Chavez. A Bishop win would have the Broncos playing #1 McFarland Friday.
Both Bishop teams will be on the road in the Central Section playoff unless they face a HDL team in the finals.
Mammoth girls soccer will host Bloomington in the opening round of the CIF southern section division 6 championships.  The Mammoth girls won the desert mountain league championship.  The Huskies will host Bloomington on Thursday.
The Mammoth boys will travel in the opening round of the CIF southern section division 7 championships.  Mammoth, runners up in the desert mountain league, will travel to Riverside Prep in 1st round action Friday.

Basketball
Lone Pine boys basketball will open play in the CIF southern section division 5A championships Wednesday hosting Bloomington Christian. Lone Pine won the Desert Mountain League Championships and is the #8 seed in the division 5A bracket. A win for Lone Pine would have them most likely on the road Friday vs. #9 seed Bishop Diego. Bishop Diego is favored in their opening round match up with un-ranked Coast Union.
The Lee Vining Boys won the Hi-Lo league earning the #12 seed in the CIF southern section division 6 championships. Lee Vining will host Summit View Wednesday night.
In girls basketball Big Pine will host Apple Valley Christian Thursday. Big Pine’s girls finished as runners up in the Hi-Lo earning the #16 seed. A win for Big Pine in the opening round would set up a second round game with #1 seed Price High School.
The Bishop High School girls basketball team will make the playoff in the central section, with the central section hoops playoffs starting next week. The Bishop boys basketball team is battling for a playoff spot. The Bishop boys are currently on the bubble with two games to go.

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Drug Arrest In Bishop

63 year old Bishop man arrested on Drug charges

Statement from the Inyo County Narcotics Enforcement Team:

On Thursday, February 12, 2015, Agents with the Inyo Narcotics Enforcement Team (INET), along with assistance from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department, served a search warrant at a residence on Elm Street in the City of Bishop.  At the residence, Agents seized just over an ounce of methamphetamine, scales, evidence of drug sales, and drug paraphernalia.
The primary suspect of the investigation was not present during the service of the search warrant but was notified by Agents via cellphone of the findings. The primary suspect, Russell Kent Graves (age 63) of Bishop, turned himself in to agents later in the day. He was placed under arrest without further incident.
Graves was booked at the Inyo County Jail on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He is being held on bail pending arraignment.

Russell Graves.  Photo courtesy of INET
Russell Graves. Photo courtesy of INET
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Bishop Girls Soccer Wins HDL

BUHS Girls Soccer wins the HDL title

The Bishop varsity girls soccer team traveled to Bakersfield Thursday defeating rival Kern Valley claiming the outright High Desert League title.  Bishop won 2-0 improving to 7-0-1 in league play.   Scoring goals for the Broncos were senior Brenda Gonzalez and sophomore Karla Castilla.  Coach Manny Terasas commented, “The team played well. Great play all around. Kila Miller stepped up in the back playing great defense. Brenda Gonzalez had a great goal from a free kick about 25 yards out.  The other goal came off a great run by Kailyn Boxley. She took a shot to the far post. The keeper for Kern made a great save, but the rebound was put away nicely by Karla Castilla.”  Terasas closed by saying, “I am very proud of the girls.  We had some key injuries in the game but the subs filled in nicely.”

The Bishop varsity boys defeat Kern Valley 8-2, with 4 goals for senior Elijah Alexander, two goals for freshman Diego Solorio, and one goal each for seniors Joe Domke and Joey Griego.

brenda @ kv

#10 Brenda Gonzalez (photo by Joe Griego)

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Marsh Arrested

“Lola” Marsh arrested for alleged embezzlement

MARSH, Dolores Kay. 53 years old, Bishop Resident.

Bishop Police Department statement:

On Thursday, February 5, 2015 after an almost 2 year investigation, the Bishop Police Department arrested Dolores Kay Marsh for a
felony warrant. The Bishop Police Department investigated back in April of 2013, a complaint from Inyo Mono Body shop, where
suspected funds had been stolen from the business. The investigation was handled within the police department and then turned over to the Office of the Attorney General-State of California for further investigation into the missing funds.

As a result of the completed investigation, the Office of the Attorney General determined; Dolores Kay Marsh should be charged with
stealing in excess of $300,000.00 from Inyo Mono Body Shop. An arrest warrant was issued by the Office of the Attorney General
and Bishop Police Officers acted on the warrant and arrested Marsh early Thursday morning.

Marsh was transported to the Bishop Police Department, where the bail was set at $50,000.00 for the felony warrant. The listed
charges within the warrant are: 5 counts of 487 PC-Grand Theft and 5 counts of 471 PC-Forgery: Altering entries in books and
records. Marsh posted bail and was released with a court date.

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Bronco Girls Soccer vs Frazier Mt

Bishop Girls battle Frazier in 0-0 draw

The quest for the High Desert League title will continue for the unbeaten Bronco girls soccer team after a 0-0 draw at Frazier Mt.  Bishop’s varsity girls are 6-0-1 in HDL play one game in front of the Falcons.  Bishop can win the HDL title with a win or a draw when they face off with rival Kern Valley Thursday.  The game will be played at the Hart Soccer complex in Bakersfield due to work being done at Kern Valley’s home field.
According to Bishop Coach Manny Terasas the match with Frazier was a back and forth affair most of the game.  Terasas indicates that the broncos had two shots hit the post in the final 10 minutes.  The coach says, “Yessi Lara had a great game with five vital saves as goal keeper for a shut out.  The best player of the field by far was Ritz Garcia, she won every 50-50 ball.”  Bishop had 15 shots on goal, none finding the back of the net.

GARCIA

#4 Ritz Garcia in earlier action vs. Cal City.  Photo by Joe Griego

The Bronco varsity boys fell to Frazier Mt. 1-0.  The Bishop varsity boys fall to 4-3 in league play behind unbeaten Fraizer Mt (6-0-1) and Rosamond (4-2-1).  The Bronco boys will wrap up the regular season in Bakersfield  vs. rival Kern Valley (0-7 HDL)

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Round Fire Wednesday Update

Round Fire is 98% contained

 

Acres: 7,000
Containment: 98%
Structures Destroyed: 40 (39 in swall meadows, 1 in Paradise)
Structures Damaged: 5
Structures Threatened: No Immediate Threat
Injuries: 4 firefighters
Cause: Under Investigation
Personnel Assigned: 100+

Current situation: Smoking debris may be seen on the western edge of the fire. This debris does not pose a threat to residents.

Re-population of the Paradise and Swall Meadows communities began at 4:00pm on Monday. Residents of Paradise and Swall Meadows will need a valid form of identification to receive their access pass. Access passes can be obtained by the Mono County Sheriff’s Office personnel at the Command Post located at Pine Creek Road and Lower Rock Creek Road. Passes are necessary for all entry into the area. At this time, only residents of Paradise and Swall Meadows can gain entry into these communities.

Officials are asking that residents use extreme caution in and around damaged and destroyed homes. Structural instability, hot ash pockets, and fire weaken chimneys pose a risk for injury. Remember to use gloves and a dust mask when working around fire debris.

American Red Cross: The Red Cross is available in two locations to assist victims in their recovery process. A mobile unit is staged at the Wheeler Crest Fire Department in Swall Meadows. The Red Cross is also housed at the Crowley Lake Community Center.

Utilities: SCE is still in the communities working extremely hard to restore and maintain power for all residents. If for some reason you remain without power, please be patient with SCE as they work to ensure complete power is restored. They have been working literally around the clock to repair all damage in the fire areas.

Donations and resources: There are several donation centers in and around Mono and Inyo Counties. Please visit https://gis.mono.ca.gov/roundfire for complete information and a list of available locations. Officials sincerely THANK EVERYONE for the generosity during this very devastating fire.

Cooperative agencies that remain on scene to ensure safety of all the residents of Swall Meadows and Paradise: Cal Fire, Inyo National Forest (USFS), BLM, Wheeler Crest Fire Department, Paradise Fire Department, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, Mono County Sheriff’s Office, CHP, CalTrans, Cal OES.

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Banff Film Fest Returns to Bishop

Banff Mt Film Fest World Tour hits Bishop in March

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Bishop, California on March 27 & 28, 2015.

Good things come to those who wait. The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to Bishop! This year’s World Tour showcases the very best mountain filmmakers, allowing you to experience the stories that inspire us to continue exploring our environments.

The Banff Centre’s Banff Mountain Film Festival is the one of the most prestigious mountain festivals in the world. Hot on the heels of the festival held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour hits the road with stops planned in about 450 communities and 40 countries across the globe.

The 2014/2015 World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of the mountain world, with films highlighting exotic landscapes and remote cultures, and bringing audiences up-close and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports. From 372 films entered into the annual festival, award-winning films and audience favorites are among the films chosen to travel the globe.

Join Eastside Sports and Inyo Council for the Arts when the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to Bishop, at the Tri-County Fairgrounds on March 27 and 28 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for each night and available at Eastside Sports and Inyo Council for the Arts in Bishop and the Booky Joint in Mammoth Lakes.

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Home Street Students of the Month

HSMS January Students of the month

Home Street Middle School is proud to announce their January Students of the Month.

Selections are based on academic success or improvement, community service, effort, positive attitude, or excellent citizenship. The following students will be presented with a certificate to be displayed on the Wall of Fame.

Students of the Month :Kitrina Daugherty, Hunter Bealle, Jasmin McKellips, Samuel Sanders, Stacia Ginn, Wesley Pettet, Eric Montoya, Brianna Brown, Tanin Cook, Jarid Alpers, Vestna Khok, Gabriela Solis, Abigail Ball, O.Z Allmon, Viannae Fregoso, Juan Chavez, Hadley Brown, Manny Talavera, Sydney Ellis, and Thomas Zentmyer.

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LADWP Water Update

The LADWP has the latest water numbers

The Los Angeles Department of water and power’s numbers show a slight increase in both snow pack and overall precipitation.  The past weekends rain and snow not only helped with the round fire, but also provided a much needed lift to gloomy precipitation conditions. The link below will take you to the LADWP’s water report.

Eastern Sierra Current Precipitation Conditions

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Round Fire Tuesday Update

Round Fire Update, Residents allowed in

From Cal Fire:

Acres: 7,000
Containment: 95% (full containment expected today)
Structures Destroyed: 40 (39 in swall meadows, 1 in paradise)
Structures Damaged: 5
Injuries: 4 firefighters
Cause: Under Investigation
Personnel assigned: 100+
Evacuations: Lifted

From The Mono County Sheriffs department:

Current Situation: Re-population for the residents of Paradise and Swall Meadows began Monday at 4:00pm. For all residents that still need to re-enter, you will need a pass to get in. Please visit the Command Post located at the entry point of Pine Creek Road and Lower Rock Creek Road. Mono County Sheriff’s Office personnel will issue you the entry pass. Please have proper identification with you. Residents can come and go from the communities. Remember to take your pass with you so you may gain re-entry. Residents are allowed up to two additional people to help with re-population. Please ensure these individuals are with you. Please remember to drive slowly and with caution in the escort lines into the communities. Be attention to work crews and personnel on scene.

Residents will need to use extreme caution in and around damaged and destroyed homes. Structural instability, hot ash pockets, and fire weakened chimneys pose a risk for injury. Please use the the utmost caution.

Red Cross: The American Red Cross is now stationed in two locations. They are directly on scene with a mobile unit at Wheeler Crest Fire Department in Swall Meadows. If any residents need immediate assistance, please visit the mobile unit. They are also stationed at the Crowley Lake Community Center.

Donations: There has been a phenomenal response to those willing to give to this devastating incident. Please visit https://gis.mono.ca.gov/roundfire for the most up-to-date donation sites.

Utilities: Verizon cell service went back online Monday evening. All phone services are up and running. Please note that interruption in service may happen as continued work is done. Please be patient as crews continue to work. Thank you to SCE for their 24/7 response to fixing all the burned power poles and restoring the power to the communities.

Cooperating agencies: Cal Fire, Inyo National Forest (USFS), BLM, Wheeler Crest Fire Department, Paradise Fire Department, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, Mono County Sheriff’s Office, CHP, Caltrans, CalOES

The assistance center in Bishop located at the Patio building at the fairgrounds, organized by the Salvation Army, Tri county fair and Bishop Chamber of commerce is open from 10-3 daily.  They have received a large amount of donations and those who need supplies are encouraged to stop by for assistance.

Photo by Gary Young Photography

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