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CLAREMONT, California, February 16, 2018 — The Ramona 8th grade girls completed their dream undefeated season by pouncing on the El Roble Intermediate School Panthers, 37-20, on Thursday afternoon in Claremont.   Just before the tip-off, Macklemore’s “Can’t Hold Us” reverberated around the El Roble gym’s walls and the Viking girls took the lyrics to […]
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LA VERNE, California, January 19, 2018 — Paced by Jamaal Barnes’ 17 points, Bonita pulled away late from the Glendora Tartans to post a convincing 62-53 win on their home court on Friday night. Leading 49-47 in the fourth quarter, the Bearcats reeled off a 9-2 run, powered by a rare 4-point baseline jumper from […]
LA VERNE, California, December 19, 2017 —  With the opening of the 2018 softball season in March, the south softball field at Wheeler Avenue Park will be officially named after Jordyn Rivera, who played softball in the City’s youth leagues and at Bonita High School before she was killed in the Las Vegas mass shooting […]
LA VERNE, California, December 19, 2017 — It’s really no secret why La Verne Little League was just a couple heartbeats away from representing the West in the Little League World Series this past summer. The city, community and the Little League leadership, representing the players and their parents, perform huge amounts of work behind […]
LA VERNE, California, November 11, 2017 — Aussies have given the world Ugg boots, Koalas, Outback Steakhouse and the Selfie (yes, they claim to have invented it!), and on Monday in La Verne, the St. Norbert Varsity Girls from Perth, Australia, on their 16-day swing through California,gave the Bonita Varsity Girls all they could handle […]
LA VERNE, California, November 15, 2017 — Bonita varsity head coach Darren Baumunk is a cool (Bear) cat. He’s already lost two key players for the year (ACL injuries), but you don’t see any panic in his eyes or hear any excuses rolling off his tongue.   Maybe that comes from his 23 years of […]
LA VERNE, California, November 8, 2017 — You have to love coach Rick Koch. The guy is an eternal optimist. He’s the first one you want on your team. If Amelia Earhart went down on his watch, he’d still be looking for her.   For him, if the road is too easy, he believes he […]
LA VERNE, California, Nov. 1, 2017 — Despite multiple scoring opportunities, including eight penalty corner kicks, Bonita was shut out by Newport 1-0 at Glenn Davis Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, dashing their hopes of advancing in the CIF playoffs. For 50 minutes, the two evenly matched teams battled to a scoreless tie. When Bonita failed […]
Glendora led 28-8 at the end of the first quarter and 42-8 at the half en route to an easy and convincing 55-30 win over the Bearcats, who dropped to 3-6 after the loss.   On Glendora’s opening drive, the Tartans marched 62 yards down the field, the last 32 coming on a touchdown strike […]
LA VERNE, California, October 24, 2017 — Bonita head football coach Ibis Aguilar just might have to drop in and pay a visit to the Ramona Vikings 8th grade football team that extended their undefeated season after defeating Glendora’s Sandburg Middle School 34-0 on the Vikings’ home field on a scorching Tuesday afternoon. It’s never […]