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Football scrimmages Friday: ‘Important day for the teams’

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Ramona High School football teams will travel to San Pasqual High School to participate in CIF scrimmages on Friday, Aug. 22.

Varsity starts at 6 p.m., preceded by junior varsity at 4 p.m. and freshmen at 2 p.m. Admission is free, and the fans are welcome to see how the teams do in their first contests against other teams this season.

The scrimmages will be played against San Pasqual, Carlsbad and El Capitan high schools.

86-year-old golfer amazes with tournament performance

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The results from this year’s San Vicente Men’s Senior Golf Club Championship will likely be the topic of Par Lounge conversation for many years.

For the second year Barry Barefoot was the overall low gross champion, but the buzz this year was from the performance of the overall low net champion, Galen Bowman.

Bowman is 86 years old, and known to be a perfect gentleman, a fixture on the golf course, and Mr. Baseball at Ramona High School.

Ramona Soccer League to kick off 35th season with Opening Ceremonies

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Ramona Soccer League will start its 35th season of fall soccer with a party called Opening Ceremonies at the soccer fields on Friday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m.
“Not only will the teams show off their uniforms for the first time, but there will be plenty of activities and food to keep the whole family entertained,” said league parent David Williams.
Food will be available to buy as all the Intra players man booths to raise money for their respective teams. The league will also be selling nachos, popcorn, carne asada and more.
“We’ll even have the Kona Ice truck on hand to beat the heat,” commented Williams.
For the silent auction, each team has put together a basket of goodies for bidding. Among the prospective deals is a $1,000 family picture package.
More information about the league is at www.ramonasoccer.com.

Former Olympian shares more than volleyball tips at Ramona camp

Connie Halfaker, head coach of Ramona High’s girls varsity team, organized this summer’s volleyball camp, but she didn’t lead all the sessions.

She left the two high school camps to former Olympic player Eric Sato.

BU14 team wins tournament championship

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Dustin wasn’t finished scoring for the day. He added another goal in the team’s second game against Temecula United. Jimmy Cheney and PJ Scholl added goals to give Ramona a 3-1 win.

Sunday morning pitted the Ramona team against LA Galaxy South Bay. LA Galaxy got a break with a penalty kick that resulted in a goal and carried the team to a 2-1 win over Ramona. Emerson Fuentes put Ramona’s only goal into the net.

Despite the loss, Ramona qualified for the finals Sunday evening. Once again, Intra players faced LA Galaxy South Bay, giving them a chance to avenge their loss earlier in the day.

Bulldog football team enjoys Chargers game and tailgate party

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Ramona High School varsity football players line up for Slater’s 50/50 burgers at a tailgate party during the San Diego Chargers pre-season game Aug. 7 against the Dallas Cowboys. The Bulldog staff and players won tickets to the game and to the tailgate party from which proceeds will help fund equipment.

New CIF practice rules defy common sense

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It is a shame the CIF has to make rules that are covered in most part by common sense. However, in my 40-plus years in education and high school athletics I have come to realize that common sense is not always as common as it should be.

Just look at some of the recent Letters to the Editor about our school board. Just because somebody votes “present” does not mean that that individual is all there.

This year the CIF has handed down rules and regulations regarding how many hours a week and how often teams can practice.

Ramona teen pulls off win at Glen Helen Raceway

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Ramona teenager Brandon Arthur, known as The Stinger in the off road racing world, captured his first career Pro Lite win in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series held at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino.

Arthur, 18, has been moving up through the ranks in his rookie season in Pro Lite. In round 10 of the Aug. 1 and 2 race in San Bernardino, he put it all together with a convincing win over a field of top-notch racers.

Most of the tracks Arthtur has raced on this season were new to him, but he had raced at Glen Helen before and had an opportunity to test there weeks before the race. The testing paid off.

Friendships spring from Wednesday night bike rides

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They range in age from 15 to 67, but the friendship they share, developed from their passion for cycling, transcends the different generations.

Every Wednesday evening a group of cyclists begin to gather at 5:15 at Kirk’s Bike Shop, 619 Main St. They take off at 5:30 for a 20- to 30-mile ride.

“We ride at the same time year-round,” said Kirk Newell, owner of the bike shop.

Bulldog football players to be treated to Chargers game, tailgate party

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Through a contest, the Ramona High football staff and varsity players won 75 tickets to Thursday night’s San Diego Chargers pre-season game and a tailgate party from which proceeds will help fund equipment.

The tailgate will be sponsored by Slater’s 50/50 burgers and The Donut Shoppe.

Slater’s 50/50 has partnered with the nonprofit organization “1 More Win,” founded by radio DJ Jesse Lozano to help undeserved high school athletic programs with equipment and resources. Proceeds from the tailgate parties will be donated

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