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Ramona Intra soccer news


Ramona Intra Girls Under 16 soccer team participated in its first tournament as a new team June 21 and 22 at the Kickin It Challenge, which supporting the fight against breast cancer.

The first game against Temecula United ended in a 0-1 loss for the Ramona team. Temecula’s only goal came from a penalty shot early in the first half. One Intra player was removed from the game with a broken wrist from an early fall.

Ramona High 2014 Athletes of Year

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Tanner ‘T-Bone’ Williams is versatile, intelligent, talented, strong and fast, and he is the 2014 Ramona High School Male Athlete of the Year.

Williams got his nickname, T-Bone, because he and another player on his middle school basketball team had the same name.

“Coach Boykins didn’t know what to do,” explained Williams. “If he said ‘Tanner,’ we both responded. If he said ‘Williams,’ we both responded. So he asked my dad if I had a nickname. My dad said that he liked to call me T-Bone, so in sports and at Ramona High I have been T-Bone.”

Former Bulldog receives All-Liberty League honors

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Former Ramona High Bulldog baseball player JP Fisher finished his freshman year at Bard College, earning postseason baseball awards from the Liberty League.

In coaches’ balloting, Fisher earned All-Liberty League Second Team honors in the “Utility” position. Fisher most often played shortstop, but he also played third base, made seven appearances as pitcher, and he played catcher. He started all 30 games and hit .301. He led Bard in hits (31), runs (21), total bases (41) and stolen bases (5).

Twelve Bulldog baseball players earn All Valley League honors


The 2014 Bulldogs were well represented on the All Valley League Baseball team. Twelve Bulldogs were selected to the squad and three Bulldogs earned all-section honors.

Junior outfielder Gage Canning was named the Valley League Player of the Year. Canning hit .430 with four home runs, three triples, nine doubles and 23 RBIs. He stole 26 bases in 26 attempts. Canning also was selected to the first team All San Diego Section team.

Eight softball players selected all league

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The 2014 All Valley League Softball team included eight players from Ramona High School.

Kailey Hill was the 2014 Valley League Player of the Year. Hill made the team with her bat and with her arm. Hill hit .639 with 13 home runs, a triple, seven doubles and drove in 49 runs.

She was 13-3 on the mound with a 2.21 ERA and struck out 87. She was also selected the to first team of the All San Diego Section team.

Hill named Athlete of the Year at Prep Athletes Awards Gala


Ramona High’s Kailey Hill was named the 2013-14 female High School Athlete of the Year during the Prep Athletes Awards Gala at the San Diego Hall of Champions.

Hill earned first-team all-section honors in softball after a successful season that saw the Bulldog girls team win the Valley League championship and achieve CIF runner-up status.

The RHS softball team won 15 straight games at the end of the season, beating Cathedral Catholic 1-0 before closing to the Dons 6-1 in the Division 1 title game.

Ramona Soccer League schedules fall registration

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Ramona Soccer League is getting set for fall soccer with in-person registration on Saturdays and Sundays, June 21 and 22, June 28 and 29, and July 12 and 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside Quiznos, 1664 Main St., in the Stater Bros. shopping center.

The cost is $120 for Divisions 7-8 (starting at age 4 as of July 31), $140 for Divisions 1-6 (starting at age 6 as of July 31) and $85 for Adult (starting at age 19 as of July 31).

Ramona High selects 2014 Bulldogs of the Year

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The Bulldog of the Year Award was initiated when Ramona High was not winning many games in any sports. The purpose of the award was to honor the student/athlete who made coaching a joy. Criteria for the award is leadership, character and athletic ability. The Bulldog of the Year exemplifies what being a Ramona athlete is all about.

Fundraiser nets $20,000 for Ramona Boys & Girls Club


Proceeds totaling approximately than $20,000 from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego Celebrity Golf Classic fundraiser will benefit the club’s Ramona branch.

The golf classic, hosted by San Diego Padre Yonder Alonso, was held June 5 at the Barona Creek Golf Club. About 70 golfers and 19 celebrities from the Padres, Chargers, NBA, University of San Diego Toreros, U.S. Soccer, Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) SeaLions, UT San Diego and local television stations joined Alonso for a sun-filled day of golf and fun.

Bulldog track and field banquet recognizes athletes’ performances

At Ramona High School’s track and field post-season banquet, Bulldog Awards were presented to two senior boys: Kevin Carmona and Austin Minnocci.

The banquet was held in the Ramona High gym at the end of May, which was earlier than usual due to graduation dates. La Cocina provided food, which was consumed outside on the campus before the awards presentations inside the gym.