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Jackson misses opening-height vaults at state meet

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Ramona High School senior Courtney Jackson concluded her high school track and field career at the CIF state meet preliminaries June 6 at Buchanan High School in Clovis, but she failed to clear the opening girls pole vault height of 11 feet, 3 inches.

“She only really cleared that once this year,” said head coach Sherri Edwards.

Grossmont beats Ramona in CIF baseball semifinals


Pitching was the name of the game, and Ramona’s CJ Broussard locked up with Grossmont High School’s Peyton Lindsay in a classic pitching duel in the semifinals of CIF Division I’s baseball playoffs at Rocky Lawler Field on Tuesday.

Basketball camp begins next week for third- through ninth-graders


A youth basketball camp will be offered in the Ramona High School gym from 8 a.m. to noon, June 9 through 13.

The camp is open to third-grade through incoming freshmen boys and girls. The cost is $125 per youth or $250 for families.

Ramona High School is at 1401 Hanson Lane. For more information contact Ken Scheib at

RHS volleyball offers play for adults, youth


Adults interested in playing volleyball are encouraged to participate in a fundraiser presented by the Ramona High School girls and boys volleyball program.

Over the course of five sessions, the high school varsity players will teach adults such skills as hitting, blocking, passing, digging, setting and serving, and then offer team play.

The fundraiser will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday nights, June 10 through July 15, in the Ramona High School gym, 1401 Hanson Lane. The cost for all five sessions is $50, payable at the door. Checks should be

10U girls team wins tournament championship

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At Ramona Girls Softball’s 22nd annual Valley of the Sun Tournament last weekend, the Ramona league’s 10U All Star team won the championship of the silver division, beating the Navajo team 13-11.

The tournament drew 39 teams, representing approximately 468 girls, from 11 different leagues: Ramona, Coastal Bay, Navajo, Lakeside, Imperial Beach, French Valley, Alpine, Fallbrook, Peninsula, 4S Ranch and Tierra Canyon.

Bulldog tennis players selected for all-league teams


Tennis players Adam Mazzola, Garrett Wilcox and Chad Martin were selected to the All Valley League first team, it was announced at Ramona High School’s boys tennis team banquet at Riviera Oaks.

Seneca Utech, Joey Guzzino, Albert Austin and Andrew Giordino were named to the All Valley League’s second team.

Seven of the nine varsity players were UT All Academic Team certificate recipients. All six seniors on the team were accepted to four-year universities and senior Karl Sapper is Ramona High’s co-valedictorian.

Five Bulldogs earn all-league volleyball honors


The Valley League’s boys volleyball coaches conferred all-league recognition upon five Ramona High School players.

Lance Stickney was named to the league’s first team. Jake McLaughlin and Levi Vermeulen were among the second-team selections. The honorable mention players included Trevor Johnson and Isaiah Spieker.

“It’s pretty cool to get five guys,” said coach Jeff Klauda. “We did pretty well.”

Swim team’s seniors close out high school career at CIF

The four seniors on Ramona High’s girls swim team — Paulina Bernd, Ashlee Holabird, Logan Johnson and Jocelyn Schwegler — closed out their high school careers in the CIF finals May 24 at Granite Hills.

Holabird competed in the 100-yard butterfly and all four girls represented Ramona in the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay.

Their finishes in the three events gave Ramona’s girls 17th place among Division II schools. The two relay teams and Holabird all swam in the consolation finals.

Three Bulldog golfers advance to second round of CIF finals


After playing the first round of the CIF golf tournament May 27 at Admiral Baker Golf Course, Ramona High’s golf team did not advance to the CIF finals but three players advanced to the second round of the individual playoffs.

In the first round of team play, Jacob Buckley and Ryan Graf shot 75 and Justin Graf was one stroke behind with a 76. Kazar Matoian shot 83. Thomas Andrews carded an 85 and Michael Smith shot 86.

Bulldog baseball fights to stay in playoffs

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The Ramona High baseball team lost its opening game in the CIF Division I playoffs and has to fight its way through the losers’ bracket to advance to the CIF Championship game. The team was scheduled to play Grossmont High School on Tuesday.

After losing to Steele Canyon in the opening round, the Dawgs beat Poway and then beat Steele Canyon in a rematch. The Dawgs must now beat undefeated Grossmont twice to advance to the championship game.