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Bulldogs demonstrate depth against Escondido

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Sophomore quarterback Cameron Rowles took command of the offense as the Ramona High Bulldogs beat the Escondido Cougars 42-16 and remain undefeated on the season.

Rowles got the call up from junior varsity on Wednesday when starter Marco Cobian was sidelined with an injury. He made the transition beautifully with little disruption to the offensive game plan, his coaches agreed.

Girls tennis plays Valley Center in home match Sept. 25

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Although this is Coach Rose Darrough’s first season coaching the girls varsity tennis team at Ramona High, it is not her first time coaching tennis.

She and junior varsity coach Kim Owens stepped in last year with the boys team and agreed to take on the girls and boys this year.

Darrough was a doubles specialist when she played tennis in college.Owens plays competitively on the Riviera Oaks BB team.

Ramona beats Escondido 42-16


Ramona High’s football team is 4-0 on the season after beating Escondido 42-16 Friday at home.

The Bulldogs face Helix, the No. 1 ranked team in the county, next Friday.

Cross country teams bring home three first-place plaques

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The Mustang Invitational cross country meet at Rohr Park in Chula Vista on Friday ended with Ramona High School boys Gabe Plendcio and Matt Meskell winning their races and head coach Sherri Edwards taking three of the four first-place Silver Division plaques to Ramona along with a third-place team plaque.

“It was great,” Edwards said.

Spikers score Watsonville Tournament win

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Ramona High School girls volleyball team won the Watsonville Tournament on Saturday and will travel to San Dieguito Academy for a match on Sept. 25.

Five of this year’s varsity players were on the 2013 varsity squad. One of them, outside hitter Robyn Arthur, is the 2014 team’s only senior. The Bulldogs also have two juniors, five sophomores and two freshmen.

Practice began Aug. 11, and the team participated in six-team scrimmages Aug. 27 at Escondido High School and Sept. 3 at Mt. Carmel High School.

Ramona Bulldogs dominate Grossmont Foothillers in 45-27 win

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The team captains were their own highlight reel. Quarterback Marco Cobian bulleted 12 of 19 passes for 210 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions, a marked improvement over last week when he only had one touchdown and threw two interceptions.

Running back Brandon Gansch got the call 32 times, carrying the ball 221 yards, averaging 6.9 yards and garnering one touchdown.

Bulldogs bring the heat in home opener win


On a hot and humid Friday evening, the Ramona Bulldogs beat the Grossmont Foothillers 45-27 before a large crowd on Pop Warner Night at the Dawg Pound.
The Bulldogs offensive and defensive teams were able to shore up most previously seen cracks enabling them to dominate Grossmont’s team from the line of scrimmage.
The crowd was treated to big plays in the form of Garrett Binkley, Brandon Gansch and Marco Cobian.
Full story to come.
­—Nancy Sapper

Bulldogs beat the heat and the Point Loma Pointers

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Ramona High School’s varsity football team went in search of cooler temperatures and a 2-0 record on Saturday and they came away with both.

While Ramona’s temperature climbed toward 100 degrees on the thermometer, the Dawgs found Point Loma’s cooler ocean breezes blowing their way, allowing them to beat the Pointers 7-6.

Girls tennis poised for league play


Ramona High School’s varsity girls tennis team is poised for league play after facing four non-league rivals over the past two weeks and coming away with a 3-1 record.

Head coach Rose Darrough has strung together an eclectic group of athletes who have played softball, volleyball and soccer as well as tennis. This year’s team has returning players Megan Douglas, Elizabeth Bowersox, Hanna Kent, Rebecca Vaca, Danielle Vizcarra, Grace Berry and Jamie Roe, who are joined by newcomers Kristen Janak, Kaley Sapper, Renee Hogervorst and Betsy Dean.

Bulldogs beat Point Loma today


Ramona High’s varsity football team wins a nail-biter 7-6 today versus Point Loma, reports Sentinel sportswriter Nancy Sapper.