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 • 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
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
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
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.
BARSTOW • After three straight losses, the Barstow volleyball team righted itself last night.
The Lady Aztecs welcomed Adelanto to town on Tuesday, and took a 3-1 win from the Lady Saints at Barstow High School.
The Saints are new to the league and are having a tough year, still in search of their first win. For
YERMO • The Trojans snapped their losing streak in style.
After starting the season 4-0, the Silver Valley football team has stumbled in recent weeks, losing its last three games. All those matches were on the road, as were the previous two games, both wins.
On Friday, the Trojans were finally home again at last,
BARSTOW • The Barstow Community College women’s basketball team has making a return to postseason play a priority this season.
Head coach Tim Woods has a plan in store. He thinks the team will be fine as long as it stays focused on the ‘four E’s’: education, effort, energy and execution.
BARSTOW • A tough Burroughs volleyball team came to town on Tuesday night and swept Barstow, 3-0.
The Lady Burros are having a good season, with this latest win giving them records of 13-6, 9-2. The Lady Aztecs are having a rougher year, though they have been improving steadily. At this point, it’s more of a mental game
ACTON • The Silver Valley football team suffered its third loss in a row on Friday night, falling to Vasquez, 16-7, in a Desert Mountain League road match.
“It was another dogfight,” said Trojans head coach John Stewart. “It was tied at halftime, but in the second half they made a couple of big plays.”
BARSTOW • Another Axe Game. Another back and forth, hard-hitting battle.
Another time the Axe is changing hands.
Victor Valley emerged with the coveted trophy after defeating Barstow, 31-24, on Friday night at Langworthy Field in the 90th edition of the Axe Game. Barstow (3-5, 0-2 Desert Sky League) still holds t
BARSTOW • The Barstow volleyball team has the skills. The problem lies elsewhere, according to head coach Brooke Verrill.
“My team is very mental,” she said after the Lady Aztecs’ latest match. “They focus on their mistakes and it’s like they can’t get it out of their heads, and it snowballs
BARSTOW • “We had five bad minutes of football and it really hurt us.”
That was how Barstow head coach Ray Silva summed up his team’s latest game. In a Desert Sky League tilt, the Aztecs hosted Burroughs on Friday, and came up short by a 35-21 score at Barstow High School.
The home team started
YUCAIPA • The Barstow cross country teams participated in another big meet last weekend, and this time brought home a trophy.
The Aztecs took part in the 43rd Annual Yucaipa Invitational, a huge meet which featured 18 races comprised of 48 boys teams and 44 girls teams.
The highest placing for Barstow was in the
BARSTOW • After two losses, Barstow football put one in the win column.
The Aztecs hosted Sultana for their final non-leaguer of the season on Friday, and beat the Sultans, 34-22, at Barstow High School.
“A much-needed win, this was one we really needed,” said Aztecs head coach Ray Silva. “We st
LANCASTER • The Silver Valley football team remains perfect on the season.
The Trojans’ last win was a tough one, as they played for over four hours to earn an overtime victory at Desert back on Sept. 13. After a bye week and a much-needed rest, the Trojans were back out on the field on Saturday night at Desert Christian
TWENTYNINE PALMS • The Barstow football team hung with its opponent through the first half, but some injuries proved too big an obstacle in the second.
The Aztecs suffered their second consecutive loss, playing on the road at Twentynine Palms and falling short to the Wildcats by a 35-22 score, in Friday night’s non-leagu