Category archives for: Sports

Scheib picked as Ramona’s interim girls hoops coach


Coach Dan Marshall decided not to resign as head girls basketball coach, but instead asked for and received a one-year leave of absence.

Longtime RHS teacher and basketball coach Ken Scheib will become the interim head girls basketball coach for the 2014-15 season, announced Athletic Director Damon Baldwin.

“Coach Scheib was the top assistant on Dan Marshall’s staff last season,” stated Baldwin in a press release. “Coach Marshall will take a year off and return as the RHS girls basketball coach in 2015-16 season. Congratulations to Coach Scheib

Ramona High selects new boys basketball coach

Ramona High School has hired Zack Cole of New Mexico to serve as head of its boys basketball program.

For the past two seasons, Cole, 34, has coached Santa Fe Indian School, a boarding school for Native Americans, and led the team to the state tournament last season. The year before he took over, Santa Fe Indian was 0-27.

“I like to coach an up tempo offense and push the ball in transition,” said Cole. “I like to coach a pressure defense. I believe in letting players be players.”

Student athletes train for fall sports


School may be out for summer, but that doesn’t mean student athletes planning to compete in fall high school sports are taking it easy.

Many of those athletes are out nearly every day training and working up a sweat.

In fact, Bulldog Stadium is quite busy weekday mornings with football players performing drills on the turf and cross country athletes running around the track.

Splashin’ good times at Ramona community pool


trip to Ramona’s community pool is a surefire way to cool down on a hot summer day and give youngsters a splish-splashin’ fun afternoon.

Where is the community pool?

During the school year, Ramona High School’s pool is reserved for the Bulldogs, but come summer it turns into a community pool offering swim lessons mornings and late afternoons and open swim from 1 to 4 p.m.

St. Louis Cardinals draft former RHS baseball player

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After three stellar seasons on Concordia University’s baseball team in Portland, Ore., Blake Drake decided to forgo his senior season and turned pro.

The 2011 Ramona High graduate was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals and assigned to their farm team in Johnson City, Tenn. Drake started playing baseball in Ramona at age 6 and signing with the Cardinals fulfills a lifelong ambition.

Ramona’s 12U All Stars place 2nd at district, head to state


Ramona Girls Softball’s 12U All Star team placed second at the Amateur Softball Association’s (ASA) district championships last weekend and will advance to the ASA state championships July 18-20 in Lancaster.

“This is not only a great achievement for these girls but it also brings our league back into a very positive spotlight,” Ramona Girls Softball president Jeff Moody said in a statement. “Please join me in congratulating the players, coaches and parents of this All Star team and go get them in Lancaster.”

Registration for Ramona Soccer League’s fall season to be held this weekend

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Ramona Soccer League will be holding fall soccer signups from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29, and July 12 and 13, outside Quiznos 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).

The first games of the fall season will be on Saturday, Aug. 23 for youth and Sunday, Aug. 24 for adults. There will be 12 games for the youth divisions and 10 for adults. There will be no games Labor Day weekend.

San Vicente offers junior golf programs for all ages, levels of play this summer


Whether hoping to learn how to golf or looking to improve the swing and lower the score, San Vicente Golf Resort offers junior programs for youths of all levels.

The junior golf program, open to ages 6 to 18, has two upcoming sessions: July 8 to 10 and Aug. 5 to 7. The Tuesday through Thursday sessions are split into three levels: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for beginners, 10 to 11 a.m. for intermediate or one year of experience, and 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for advanced golfers with three-plus years of experience. Classes are limited to 12 students.

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.”