Sports: Up and down week for Mustangs hoops

February 4, 2014

Mustangs big man Kameron Marx rises above the competition. KEVIN CHEN / LVHS PHOTO

Logan and Stratton battle the flu to score combined 50 of team’s 57 points


One quarter of high school basketball is exactly 8 minutes. A lot can happen in 8 minutes of action but in the first quarter of Tuesday’s Lucerne Valley High School boys’ varsity game, nothing actually happened; offensively that is.

Recipes: Taco Ranch Soup

February 4, 2014


If you haven’t visited yet, I highly recommend you do.

One of our contributors, Brooke Cox, of recently shared her recipe for Taco Ranch Soup that is absolutely divine.

This recipe is simple, & sure to please your family; especially on those chilly weather days. This soup is also quick & easy for those of us with busy schedules or for those in need of a last minute dinner recipe.

Sheriff's Blotter 02-05-14

February 4, 2014

PETTY THEFT: On Jan. 20 at 10:17 a.m., a resident reported her Coach purse was stolen from her unlocked vehicle in the vicinity of El Dorado and El Paseo drives.

GRAND THEFT AUTO: On Jan. 19 at 10:25 a.m., a resident reported her gray Infinity G35 vehicle was stolen out of her driveway in the 20000 area of Foothill Road.

PETTY THEFT: On Jan. 17 at 8:13 a.m., a resident reported cans to be recycled had been taken in the area of Barstow Road and Allen Way.

The price is right at His Closet yard sale

February 4, 2014

By Debbie Foster
Special to the Leader

His Closet Ministries is having a yard sale on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and 8. Unique and unusual items, antiques, as well as clothing and household goods will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on both days.

“Many of items will be featured, which are not part of our regular offerings of new and gently-used items,” said founder Donna Guisa. 

Items will start as low as 25 cents  Donations of items and cash will also be taken during the giant yard sale.

What's Happening - February 5, 2014

February 4, 2014

Veterans Monument Honorarium Booklet Deadline
Honorariums to be included in the Veterans Monument Honorarium Booklet must reach a Monument Committee member no later than April 1st in order to be included in the commemorative booklet. There will be no exceptions due to printing requirements. Each honorarium is $25.00. Committee members will be on the porch at Lucerne Valley Market on March 1st, 8am-1pm, with bake sale items and honorarium forms for those who still wish to participate.

LVES holds annual science fair

January 28, 2014

WINNER: Lucerne Valley Elementary School fourth-grader Aubry Hirschhorn, was the first place overall winner for grades 4-6 at the school’s annual science fair last week. PHOTO: LIU HIRSCHHORN

Leader Editor

Students displayed their science projects at Lucerne Valley Elementary School’s annual Math and Science Night last Thursday evening.

Sports: Mustangs pick up first league wins of season

January 28, 2014

Special to the Leader

It has been a shaky start to the 2013-14 basketball season for the Lucerne Valley High School boys varsity team.

The Mustangs, who entered the season with high hopes, were coming off back to back Agape League road losses last week, and in the process dropped their overall record below. 500. Tuesday night at LVHS’s Brian L. Walker gymnasium, things were looking even bleaker for the home team as a visiting Antelope Valley Christian Eagles squad blitzed the Mustangs in the first half.


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