Watching Ramona High’s baseball team play Mission Vista High School is like listening to Sirius Radio: the hits just keep on coming.
Ramona opened Valley League play by sweeping a three-game series over Mission Vista. The Bulldogs got dominant pitching and a season’s worth of hits in the league opening series.
Joel Mitchell had a week to remember at the plate. The senior first baseman/designated hitter hit four home runs in the series and has hit five home runs in the last four games.
Ramona High School Cycle Dawgs achieved fourth place as a team — their best finish this season — during their recent bike race in the mountains above Lake Isabella at the Keyesville Special Recreation Management Area.
The “Cruise the Keys” race April 7 consisted of five-mile laps with over 700 feet of climbing in each lap, according to coach Robert Grace.
Ramona eighth-graders continue to explore the nation’s capital and Arlington, most recently the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, the Marine Corps War Memorial with the bronze sculpture of servicemen raising the U.S. flag during World War II’s Battle of Iwo Jima, the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial and Smithsonian Institution.
Courtney Ford, second from right, is crowned 2014 Miss Ramona while Elizabeth Bowersox, second from left, wins the title of Teen Miss Ramona during the Miss Ramona and Teen Miss Ramona Scholarship Pageant at the Ramona Outdoor Community Center Saturday Night. The First Princess Teen title goes to Shannon Huff, left, and First Princess Miss to Chersten Sandvik, right.
Sixty-three Olive Peirce Middle School eighth-graders spent much of Day 3 of their Washington, D.C., trip in the Capitol Building.
Ramona school trustee Kim Lasley, one of six district chaperones on the trip, sent several photos from their tour of the meeting place of the U.S. Congress.
Update, April 15—A motorcycle accident in Julian, just before 3 p.m. April 11, claimed the life of a 29-year-old active duty sailor who resided in Ramona, according to the medical examiner’s office.
The Navy has identified him as Petty Officer Third Class Trevor C. Ducusin. He was based aboard the USS Higgins in San Diego, said a Navy spokesperson.
The sailor was driving a motorcycle northbound on state Route 79, north of KQ Ranch Road and, while maneuvering into a right-hand curve, his bike entered the southbound lanes and he collided head-on with an SUV,
A 37-year-old female passenger was transported to Palomar Medical Center with facial injuries after the vehicle she was in struck a private ambulance at Sixth and Main streets about 2:45 this afternoon, said authorities.
California Highway Patrol Officer Brian Kattke said the silver Suzuki ZX4 was northbound on Sixth Street and the driver thought it was clear to cross Main Street when it broadsided a private ambulance. The front of the car sustained major damage. Four people were in the Suzuki — the female driver from Warner Springs, and two females and one male, all who are special needs from Ramona, said Kattke. Only the 37-year-old was
Representatives of 32 teams will line up for the Opening Ceremony of American Cancer Society’s 2014 Relay for Life of Ramona at 8 a.m. Saturday.
The 24-hour event, which raises money for cancer research and education, will be held at Wilson Stadium, 720 Ninth St. All are welcome.
It’s Day 2 in Philadelphia for 63 Olive Peirce Middle School eighth-graders who will be in Washington, D.C. tonight.
They went to Independence Hall and Liberty Bell today and had an amazing tour guide named Joe Benton, reports Ramona school trustee Kim Lasley, one of six district chaperones on the trip.
Within a few months, mega farm and ranch retailer Tractor Supply Co. will introduce itself to the San Diego County market with a new store opening on none other than Ramona’s Main Street.
The nearly 20,000-square-foot store will open at Main and Hunter streets some time in the third quarter, according to Randy Guiler, Tractor Supply’s vice president investor relations.
The contractor on the job, CSI Construction of Irvine, began construction on Feb. 5. A tentative completion date is late June.