HESPERIA • The Barstow girls basketball team continued play in the Oak Hills Tournament on Thursday, and lost to Lancaster, 46-44.
It was a much closer game than the previous tourney match, which the Lady Aztecs lost to the host team by 57 points on Wednesday. The Lady Eagles held a slight, 9-6, lead after the first quarter, b
BARSTOW • Barstow High School will serve as host of the High Desert Youth Football Conference Super Bowl on Saturday, and a local team will be one of those vying for the title.
The Barstow Juniors will take on Apple Valley in contention for the championship of the league. The fact that BHS is the site of the game was the resul
BARSTOW • The Barstow wrestling team hosted its first match of the season on Wednesday, and got edged by a strong Sultana squad, 44-30.
“We did pretty well, we wrestled a good team,” said Aztecs coach Sam Barnhart. “Sultana is habitually competitive.”
The Aztecs got four victories by pin.
BARSTOW • The Barstow girls basketball team is another squad with a new coach this fall, and another that intends to make its mark.
The Lady Aztec hoopsters have been in the mix in the Desert Sky League the past couple of years, playing to a 12-12 record in both. The last winning season was in ‘09-10, when Barstow posted
BARSTOW • They’re a young team, but one their coach thinks will surprise some people this year.
The Barstow girls soccer team is on a mission to put the Desert Sky League on notice. The Lady Aztecs haven’t finished with a .500 record for several years, playing to a 5-10-2 record last year. There were five wins in t
WOODLAND HILLS • The Barstow Community College women’s basketball team spent a very productive weekend playing in the Los Angeles Pierce Tournament. The Lady Vikings swept the tourney, and added three more wins to their record.
On Friday, Barstow got its fifth victory of the season, holding on to beat Los Angeles Trade-T
BARSTOW • The Barstow Fall League baseball team coached by Daniel Figueroa, Matt Pino and B.J. Hernandez, went 13-1 overall and won the league championship.
The team finished with a 9-1 league record and was a perfect 4-0 in postseason tournament play.
The winning players, ages 7-9 years-old, are Gabe Hernandez,
PASADENA • The Barstow Community College men’s basketball team dropped its opening game of the Pasadena College Tournament, falling to Ventura, 87-66, on Friday.
Though the Vikings are still looking for their first win of the young season, the team is making progress, according to head coach Gerry Wright.
BARSTOW • Faced with a roster full of freshmen with just one returning player from last year, Barstow Community College men’s basketball coach Gerry Wright knew there would be some growing pains this season. Most of those revolve around working out roles and figuring out who plays where.
On Tuesday, the Vikings got out o
BARSTOW • The Lady Vikings made it all the way to the title game of their own tournament on Sunday.
The 7th Annual Lady Vikings Hi-Desert Classic Tournament was held at Barstow Community College all weekend. After playing in the third-place game last year, the host team won on Friday and Saturday, putting it in the championshi
BARSTOW • The Lady Vikings treated their fans to a nice show and a big win in their first home game of the season.
The Barstow Community College women’s basketball team is hosting the Lady Vikings Hi-Desert Classic Tournament this weekend. The home team kicked off tourney play with a decisive victory, handing a 75-43 def
BARSTOW • After taking some time to sort out all his opportunities, another Aztec athlete has decided where he’ll be playing next year.
On Wednesday afternoon, Austyn Willis signed his Letter of Intent at Barstow High School. Next fall, Willis will go from an Aztec to a Gaucho, as he’ll be attending the University
YERMO • The team that called itself the Swingers won the Third Annual Butch Smith Memorial Co-ed Softball Tournament on Nov. 10 at Silver Valley High School.
The team consisted of Jerry Chavez, Victor Maestas, Winnie DePue, Courtney Clothier, Brittany Christiansen, Alejandra Rodriguez, Tessa Saenz, Jorge Rodriguez, Alex Graham
SAN DIEGO • The Barstow Community College women’s basketball opened its season Friday night at the San Diego Mesa Tournament.
The Lady Vikings, trailing by as many as 18 points in the second half, rallied to take a one-point lead with 12 minutes to go against Santa Monica College, but ended up losing, 75-64.
There were two victories for the Barstow Youth Football teams that continued postseason play on Saturday.
The teams that will advance are the Freshmen, who beat the Rosamond Roadrunners by a commanding 20-6 score, and the Juniors, who hung on to hand a 22-19 loss to the Hesperia Wildcats.
The Mitey Mite Whites lost to
BARSTOW • This season has been a very successful one for Barstow Youth Football and Cheer in every aspect.
Not only did all six football teams qualify for postseason play, the cheerleaders have gotten themselves noticed, too. Last week, the BYFB cheer squads competed in the High Desert Youth Football and Cheer Competition. The
JEAN, NV • The 44th annual John Calvin Memorial SNORE 250 was held last weekend in Jean, Nevada, and a local driver raced to a first-place finish.
SNORE, Southern Nevada Off-Road Racing Enthusiasts, sponsors races in the area throughout the year. On Nov. 2, Barstow’s Kyle Vizzo won his first Class 9 race of the season at
APPLE VALLEY • Barstow’s Oshua Rothwell was just about unstoppable at all positions in Friday night’s regular-season finale.
As a running back, Rothwell had 110 rushing yards after just two carries, including a 70-yard touchdown run on the Aztecs’ first play on offense.
Four minutes into the fir
YERMO • The Silver Valley football team put on a good show for its fans on senior night.
It was the final home game of the season and a night set aside for recognizing the Trojans’ senior members. The team celebrated by tacking on another win, handing a 27-3 loss to Mammoth on Friday night at Silver Valley High School.
VICTORVILLE • The Desert Sky League cross country finals were held at Victor Valley College on Wednesday.
The meet brought an end to the season for the Barstow harriers. It also finished up the first campaign for Jim Ortiz, who took over as head coach in July. Coach Ortiz brought much experience and a love of running to the Ba
APPLE VALLEY • Though the Barstow volleyball team didn’t make the postseason this year, the team played well in its last matches, finishing up with a strong performance on Tuesday.
In their final home match on Monday, the Lady Aztecs hosted Granite Hills. The first two games were nip-and-tuck, won by the Lady Cougars by
BARSTOW • The Barstow volleyball team made it an exciting senior night match.
The Lady Aztecs hosted Granite Hills for their final home match of the season on Monday night. Though the Cougars left with a 3-0 victory, Barstow played well, making the first two games a toss-up until the final point.
“This is p
VICTORVILLE • As the Silverado football team gathered for its postgame huddle after beating Barstow, 44-0, Friday night at Hawk Stadium, word started to spread around the team.
The Hawks got the mulligan they desperately wanted.
With Victor Valley rallying to beat Burroughs, 24-23, the Hawks now have a shot at a
YERMO • A rough fourth quarter spelled the Trojans’ fate.
It was a tight game through the first three quarters of football on Friday night, with the Trojans ahead after two of them. In the fourth, however, Boron scored 20 points on the way to a 26-10 Desert Mountain League win at Silver Valley High School.
WALNUT • The Barstow cross country teams took part in another big meet last Friday, traveling to Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut for the Mt. SAC Invitational.
The Aztecs finished with some fine individual performances that left head coach Jim Ortiz very happy with how his team has progressed this season.