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Prep Wrestling: High Desert wrestlers prepare for final burst at state

The work has already been done, but the biggest moments for 10 High Desert wrestlers lie ahead.Wrestling season is a long, grueling affair and the postseason ratchets the intensity to another level. The 10 that have survived, and survived is the right word after a long weekend at the CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet, have a chance to prove themselves against the best in California at the CIF State Championships. […]

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Prep Track and Field: Silverado, Serrano split annual track meet between top programs

VICTORVILLE — Dae’Leon Flucas had never beaten Serrano in any sport heading into Wednesday’s season opening track and field meet.Flucas played a big role in changing that around as the Silverado senior took first in four events and the Hawks split the meet with the Diamondbacks. The Silverado boys won 90-46 while the Serrano girls won 76-60It was the eighth-straight year two of the […]

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‘Body’ in Victorville motel room turns out to be prank

VICTORVILLE — Authorities responding to a report of a body found at a local motel were surprised to find out it was simply a prank call Tuesday afternoon.Victorville Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez said deputies received an initial report of a body found in a motel room at the Motel 6 in the 16800 block of Stoddard Wells Road just before noon Tuesday. However, when deputies responded, they found that there was no body, Rodriguez said.“Upon […]

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Victorville man arrested after allegedly inappropriately touching minor

VICTORVILLE — Authorities arrested a 32-year-old man after he reportedly touched an underage girl inappropriately Friday.Aristarchus Roger Verrett, 32, of Victorville, was arrested on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 years of age Friday, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials said in a Tuesday news release. Verrett’s booking photo was released Tuesday as authorities believe there may be additional victims.Authorities […]

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Victorville students celebrate Read Across America Day

VICTORVILLE — Schools across the High Desert joined the nation in celebrating Read Across America Day on Wednesday, an annual reading motivation program aimed at celebrating and encouraging reading.Contributing to the effort was Mark Sumpter, a San Bernardino County Board of Education trustee and an educator since 1972, who spent Wednesday morning reading to a group of 2 and 3 year olds at Kaleidoscope Children’s Center in […]

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Prep Softball: Silverado’s Jessica Piceno signs with Central Arizona College

Silverado senior middle infielder Jessica Piceno will leave California at the end of this school year for Central Arizona College.But she’s hoping that’s not the last time she plays softball in her home state. Piceno recently signed a scholarship to play for the Vaquera. Central Arizona is a junior college located in Coolidge, Arizona. “I felt relieved,” Piceno said of […]

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Bicyclist dead after being struck by Ford in Victorville

VICTORVILLE — Authorities said a crash left a bicyclist dead early Monday morning.San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Jodi Miller said reports of a traffic collision involving a Ford Expedition and a man on a bicycle on Mariposa Road and Talpa Street were first received at 2:30 a.m. Monday. The Expedition struck the man on the bicycle, who suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.The driver of the vehicle was not injured, San […]

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Man dead after early morning crash

VICTORVILLE — Authorities investigated a crash that left a pedestrian dead early Monday morning.Victorville Sheriff’s Station Spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez said reports of a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Mariposa Road near where the Southwest Gas Corporation is located were first received at 2:30 a.m. Monday. The description of the vehicle involved or the circumstances of the crash are not yet known.San Bernardino County Fire Department Captain Jeremy […]

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Blaze at abandoned home quickly extinguished Sunday

VICTORVILLE — A fire at an abandoned home was quickly extinguished Sunday afternoon, authorities said.San Bernardino County Fire Department officials received multiple reports of a structure fire in the 15000 block of Center Street just after 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Authorities said in a Monday news release that initial reports stated that smoke was seen coming from the windows of an abandoned home in the area.Firefighters arrived on scene a few minutes after initial reports […]

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Community Health Action Network rebounds after theft

VICTORVILLE — Despite thieves making off with thousands of dollars in resources, one nonprofit leader said nothing will deter his group from reaching out to the community.In May, burglars broke into the Community Health Action Network’s (CHAN) Victorville facility and stole all of the nonprofit’s supplies, including several computers, software and accessories used to help families in need. The organization provides free diapers, car seats and general education diploma training […]

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