BARSTOW • The Hershey’s Games track & field competitions were held at Barstow High School earlier this month, and some local athletes took part.
Among girls 9-10 years old, Charlotte Smalls won the 50m race with a time of 10.34, with Kayla Washington right on her heels at 10.39, and Dylan McKinnon third with a time o
BARSTOW • The season just concluded for the High Desert Dart 301 League, and the champion team and players have been determined.
The team sponsored by Desert Springs Bar and Grill took the league championship, beating out last year’s champion, Lost Boys, also sponsored by Desert Springs. When the two faced off in the cha
BARSTOW • Students from the American Karate Association of Champions, through the City of Barstow Park and Recreation, competed in the Barstow Open Karate/Kung fu Championships, held at Barstow Community College on March 16th.
Students competed in sparring, forms and weapons divisions, according to their rank and age.
LAS VEGAS • Thirteen Barstow Judo students traveled to Las Vegas and competed in the Second Annual Ryoku Judo Club's Invitational Judo Tournament, held at the Las Vegas Sr. High School on April 20.
Ten of the Barstow Judokas brought home medals from the tournament. More than 200 competitors from throughout California, Ar
LAS VEGAS • The Barstow Superstar Shining Stars cheerleaders traveled to Las Vegas last weekend, to compete in the Sharp International Cheer National Championship.
The Shining Stars competed against six other teams, and took second place in the elementary youth division. All 18 of the girls worked very hard to perfect their ro
POMONA • Boxer Eric Anderson, part of the Sugar Shane Mosley Team from Barstow, won his fight in Pomona last Friday night.
Anderson beat N. Ramos out of the Azusa Boxing Club. Anderson, who weighed in at 142-pounds, was outweighed by Ramos by 13-pounds, and their match was almost not permitted to go forward because of the diff
TEMECULA • Members of the Barstow Riffians Wrestling Club traveled to Temecula High School to compete in the Inland Empire Wrestling Association's league finals last Saturday.
The Riffians had a strong showing with all the members who attended. Finishing in first place in folkstyle wrestling were Gabe Ramirez, Ty Silva,
BARSTOW • The Barstow Junior High Hawks girls soccer team kicked off its season with a win on Tuesday.
The Hawks got things started with a shutout victory over Rachero Middle School, 6-0.
“It was a very good start, we were dominant on both offense and defense,” said coach David Sickler. “We move
WESTMINSTER • Four Barstow Judokas traveled to Westminister to compete in the Nanka (Southern California Black Belt Association) Novice Judo Tournament, held on April 7, at the Westminister High School.
Two of the students brought home gold medals. Six-year-old Paulo Valdez won the gold in his age and weight division, wi
BUENA PARK • The Barstow Superstar Shining Stars cheerleading squad placed first in the Sharp International Cheer Competition at Knott's Berry Farm on March 23. It’s the second year in a row the Shining Stars have captured the top spot in the competition.
The girls competed against four other teams and took first in the
The High Desert Flames 10-U travel baseball team traveled to Arizona the weekend of March 9-10, and won the Spring Training Championship 2 Tournament, hosted by USSSA.
The Flames took three wins in the tourney. They defeated the Albuquerque, New Mexico Dukes, 17-5, and the Arizona Krush, 7-6. That set up the championship against th
YERMO • Some former Aztec and Trojan players got together on the gridiron for some friendly competition, as an alumni football game was played at Silver Valley High School last Saturday night.
John “Tex” Williams served as coach of the Barstow team. As a youth football coach, Williams was reunited with quite a few
POMONA • Barstow’s Drew Angelcor has added another win to his boxing resume.
Angelcor, a member of the Sugar Shane Mosley Team, beat Jacob Valdez, out of the Duarte Gym, last weekend. It was a sanctioned amateur fight held at the Jack Mosley mansion in Pomona.
Angelcor is trained by Barstow’s Manuel R
BARSTOW • Barstow’s Ellis family has been racing off-road since 1991, including Class 9 off-road, Class 1 unlimited, and now racing in a Class 1400 truck. The family recently took second place in the M.O.R.E. (Mojave Off-Road Racing Enthusiasts) New Year’s 200 race, held on Jan 26 in Barstow.
Wayne Ellis - who owns
REDLANDS • The Silver Lakes Flyers Gymnastics Level 3 Team competed last weekend at Redlands Gymnastics Center. All the girls competed in all four events: floor, vault, balance beam, and uneven bars.
Pictured are the level 3 girls, from left to right: Kaylene Lawning of Barstow; Aryanna Hiatt of Fort Irwin; Kaitlyn Davis of Fo
PALM DESERT • The Barstow U-12 girls All-Star soccer team won the Tournament of Champions, held in Palm Desert January 26 and 27.
In this tourney, the best eight teams out of District 5 competed against each other for the championship. The coaches knew this was going to be a difficult run.
The first game of the t
BARSTOW • The Lady Aztecs treated their fans to a fine performance on senior day.
Barstow girls soccer wrapped up its home schedule on Wednesday, taking on Victor Valley. The Aztecs scored in the game’s first 90 seconds, added another tally in the second half, and the defense did the rest as Barstow took a 2-1 Desert Sky
APPLE VALLEY • Barstow Youth Soccer’s Under-10 co-ed team recently placed first at the President's Cup, played in Apple Valley. The winning team is pictured, from left to right: coach James Ochoa, Lelie Avila, Andy Navarro, Dawson Pitsor, Bryce Smith, Emilio Pena, Tyler Ramirez, Matthew Flores, Adair Benavides, Carter Miller, and Alan
APPLE VALLEY • The Barstow All-Stars team, representing Barstow Youth Soccer, participated last weekend in the President’s Cup Tournament held in Apple Valley. The Barstow team was one of 16 competing in the U-14 girls division, comprised of teams from the High Desert, Inland Empire and Low Desert.
The Barstow All-Stars