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Bulldogs win CIF volleyball title, earn state playoff berth

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Ramona High School’s girls volleyball team won the CIF San Diego Section Division II championship Saturday, but the three-game victory over Otay Ranch at Cathedral High School won’t close the Bulldogs’ season.

The Bulldogs also were the San Diego Section’s second selection for the state Division II playoffs, sending Ramona on the road for a Nov. 25 playoff contest at Village Christian High in Sun Valley, north of Burbank in the San Fernando Valley. The match is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

Ramona football plays with heart, falls to Helix, 58-35

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First round football playoff action in the prestigious Open Division matched the Ramona Bulldogs with the Helix Highlanders Friday night. Helix came away victorious 58-35.

The score doesn’t tell the whole story. Ramona’s team never gave up, even as the score seemed insurmountable. They fought until the last tick of the clock. They left every ounce of heart they had on that field in La Mesa.

Bulldog boys win CIF San Diego Section division championship

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Ramona High School’s boys cross country runners won the CIF San Diego Section Division III championship at Morley Field in San Diego this morning, reports Sentinel sportswriter Joe Naiman.

Bulldog girls are San Diego Section CIF Division II volleyball champions

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Ramona High School’s girls volleyball team won the CIF San Diego Section Division II championship this afternoon, reports Sentinel sportswriter Nancy Sapper.

Bulldog girls win volleyball semifinals, head to match for CIF championship on Saturday

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Ramona High School girls volleyball coach Connie Halfaker shares her team’s excitement after their CIF semifinals home win against Calvin Christian yesterday, Nov. 19. The girls will play for the championship at Cathedral Catholic on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1:15 p.m.

Ramona High girls volleyball heads to semifinals after two playoff wins

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The girls were scheduled to advance to CIF Division II semifinals at home against Calvin Christian on Nov. 19. They seek the ultimate goal of four playoff victories culminating with a win in Saturday’s CIF championship match at 1:15 p.m. at Cathedral Catholic. The top seed in the Division II playoffs gave Ramona home matches throughout the semifinals.

Bulldog boys win league cross country championship

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In Sherri Edwards’ first year as Ramona High School’s head cross country coach, the Bulldog boys secured the Valley League championship with a win at Guajome Park on Nov. 15.

“I’m not going to take all the credit. Steve Albanese did a great job with them,” Edwards said, referring to the boys’ coach from 2009-13 and the girls’ coach last year.

Girls volleyball beats Coronado, advances to CIF semifinals


Ramona High School’s girls volleyball team advanced to CIF semifinals by beating Coronado today, Nov. 15.

The team plays next on Wednesday at home.

CIF success

Girls tennis, boys water polo and girls volleyball have advanced to the next round of play in the San Diego Section CIF tournament.

Boys water polo, in the fourth quarter of the game against Poway at Rancho Bernardo on Nov. 12, came from behind to win 7-5. The team advances to the quarterfinals and will play Carlsbad Nov. 15 in La Jolla High School’s Coggans Pool. The match will start at 11 a.m.

Ramona football takes down Carlsbad; Bulldogs earn seed in CIF Open Division

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Damon Baldwin had a choice to make this week.

Many coaches, at all levels, are faced with how best to position their team for postseason play. Professional football teams will rest their starters in a late regular season game so that they are healthy for the playoffs.