Grizzlies’ coach examines results of scrimmage



GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAN TUCKER GRIZZLY WINGBACK TOMMY STICKLES (RIGHT) TRIES TO AVOID A LIVINGSTON DEFENDER AS GARRETT SIMPSON (LEFT) HELPS CLEAR THE WAY AT LAST FRIDAY NIGHT’S FOUR-TEAM SCRIMMAGE IN LIVINGSTON. THE GRIZZLIES WILL OPEN THE SEASON THIS SATURDAY AT TRUCKEE. After last Friday evening’s scrimmage against three other valley football teams, Mariposa’s second-year head coach, Bob Kelly, is […]

Doc’s Diagnosis



Well, it may not seem like it, but it is time for another season of Southern Athletic League football. Friday night (Saturday afternoon in the case of Mariposa), the current six teams in the SAL will be taking the field, and with the exception of Turlock Christian, all will be fairly big underdogs. The good news is that my sources […]

MCHS soccer trims Bret Harte for first victory



“A win is a win, so we’ll take it,” said MCHS soccer coach Adam Finney, following the team’s most recent game. The Grizzlies traveled to Bret Harte last Friday for a preseason contest. When they arrived, the Bret Harte coach announced that he was “resting” his full varsity team for an upcoming tournament in Manteca. Mariposa came away with a […]

Blocked



GAZETTE PHOTO BY JILL BALLINGER VARSITY GRIZZLIES TRICIA MIDDLETON (NO. 7) AND KHRISSY SCHELLENTRAGER (NO. 6) BLOCK A GUSTINE KILL DURING THE CIF FOUNDATION GAME LAST THURSDAY. THE GRIZZLIES EASILY DEFEATED THE VISITING REDS, 3-0. NO GAME STATISTICS WERE AVAILABLE, HOWEVER. ORESTIMBA COMES TO TOWN FOR THE TEAMS’ FINAL NON-LEAGUE GAMES OF THE SEASON ON SEPT. 10…. An online subscription […]

MYF finally hosts league Superbowl



Mariposa Youth Football and Cheer is hosting the Trans Valley Youth Football League Superbowl on Saturday, Nov. 11. The event will be at the Mariposa Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. The Superbowl will bring the best teams of youth football and cheer from this central valley league. Six games will be played throughout the entire day, beginning at […]

Fishing derby set



Those enjoy spending a day at the lake fishing, won’t want to miss the Mariposa Lions Club trout fishing derby on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Lake McSwain. Proceeds benefit the student scholarship program. The derby starts at 6 a.m. at the launch ramp. Sign-in is Friday, Sept. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Lake McSwain, G Loop (then follow […]

Looking for running room



GAZETTE PHOTO BY JILL BALLINGER NOVICE BEARS BALL CARRIER JOSH LAND HEADS FOR A FIRST DOWN DURING THE TEAM’S GAME AGAINST DELHI LAST SATURDAY. THE NOVICE SQUAD CAME UP ON THE SHORT END OF A 6-0 SCORE…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not […]

Cookin’ in the Country



 Autumn schedules can set life into warp speed, so make dinner plans a snap with sensational new salad solutions that kick-start fresh meals and deliver big on flavor.   The surprising and delightful varieties of leafy greens now available can deliver a unique and fresh taste experience whether as a side salad or a meal. Adventurous salad eaters no longer […]

Dayhoff makes a dream into real success



PICTURED IS AN EXAMPLE OF A KITCHEN BUILT BY DAYHOFF CABINETS. THE FIVE-YEAR-OLD BUSINESS CONTINUES TO THRIVE, IN SPITE OF A TOUGH CONSTRUCTION MARKET AND NEARLY BEING DESTROYED BY THE TELEGRAPH FIRE LAST YEAR. F ive years ago, Alan Dayhoff took a risk. It was a calculated risk, but a risk nonetheless. Today, the payoff for that initial gamble is […]

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Dysfunctional

Mariposa County embraces a bizarre policy that actually pits neighbors against neighbors and fellow residents against each other. Department heads, whether it’s planning, building, health, public works, or any of the others, don’t respond to allegations of any type of wrong-doing or circumvention of county ordinances, policies or rules without a formal complaint. That formal complaint has to be made […]