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October 20th, 2014
The Mammoth Huskies this past week placed themselves firmly in contention for another possible Desert Mountain League title.
Playing with a new lineup and with a fair measure of desperation, the Huskies on Friday, Oct. 17, did what no other Mammoth team had done in four years.
Led by Sierra Gilfoy. Callie Mowat and Amanda Kirkeby, the Huskies defeated Desert Christian in straight sets, 25-21, 25-22 and 25-23 at Mammoth High School.
Maybe Homecoming can be a charm for the Mammoth Huskies.
Having lost three straight games—the latest a 37-8 mashup at Excelsior (Victorville) on Friday, Oct. 17—the Dogs come back to Gault/McClure Stadium for a collision with Desert Mountain League rival Vasquez on Friday night.
It is Homecoming, and whatever boost that might give the Huskies, they’ll take in.
In their three consecutive defats, Mammoth has been outscored 95-20, the big one a 50-12 defeat at home to Desert on Oct. 10.
Chip White is back, not that he ever really left, exactly.
The former U.S. Olympic Team ski coach, who has lived in Mammoth for 36 years, this past week signed on as the head Alpine coach of the Mammoth Mountain Ski and Snowboard Team (MMST).
White brings 18-years of World Cup and Olympic coaching experience with the U.S. Ski Team and is a long-time member of the Mammoth Lakes community.
Remember those debates about whether the Pac-12 could overtake the SEC as America's best conference? Well, week five is all Campus Insiders' Pete Fiutak needed to see. He explains why fans out west need to lower expectations... a lot.
About the only thing the Mammoth Huskies had to fight on Friday night, Sept. 25 was the wind.
Powered by an overwhelming offensive attack anchored by running backs Steven Orrick and Logan DeAngelis, the Huskies powered their way to a 48-8 victory over Riverside Prep at Gaul/McClure Stadium.
It was the conference opener in the High Desert League.
Mammoth's Deena Kastor continued her mastery of the Masters Sunday by setting a world Masters record in the Philadelphia Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon.
The Mammoth Huskies opened their home season with a 28-3 victory over non-conference foe Hamilton High School (Anza) on Friday evening, Sept. 19.
Steven Orrick amazzed 199 total yards, Logan Deangeles, Jesse Worden and Emmitt Hugelman led a dominant defense and the Huskies erased the memory of a 50-0 loss at Bishop one week earlier.
The month of September 2014 marks the 10 year anniversary of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy.
The Mammoth Huskies girls volleyball team began their season in fine fashion over the weekend, taking third place in the Mammoth Volleyball Invitational Tournament.
With a week off to prepare for their annual showdown with Bishop, the Mammoth Huskies on Friday, Sept., 12, opened by winning the coin toss.
Just when you think there couldn’t be a whole lot more tweaking left for Mammoth’s signature road cycling event, along comes Bill Cockroft and the Eastside Velo Club to add more features.
Softball results and standings through Aug. 15 are as follows:
The softball resuls and standings as of July 25 are in, and they are as follows:
The old mining road that struggles up the side of Broken Finger Peak isn’t most people’s idea of an ideal backcountry trip.
It’s 20 feet wide, and hot, even at 12,000 feet. It’s exposed, dropping like a shot down toward Pine Creek Canyon more than 5,000 feet below. It’s littered with old machinery, four-decade-old broken Coke bottles with half-inch thick glass, pieces of sun-beaten plastic and wire of indeterminate origin and use.