Escapees from Mt. Bullion Camp captured



Special agents from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) Office of Correctional Safety, agents from the Fugitive Apprehension Team arrested the two men who escaped from Mt. Bullion Conservation Camp on Nov. 3.  Both were returned to custody without incident. Gerald L. Turner was taken into custody on Nov. 5 in Fresno. He is now at Corcoran State […]

Grizzlies prevail in ‘track meet’ at Denair,77-56



MARIPOSA’S BRANDON KINALELE (NO. 32) RUNS THROUGH A TACKLE FOR BIG YARDAGE IN LAST FRIDAY NIGHT’S 77-56 SAL VICTORY AT DENAIR. When a high school football game much more resembles a track meet, it can be entertaining, but it leaves fans wondering why the respective defenses took the evening off. Last Friday night in Denair, 21 points lit up the […]

Bears dismantle Lady Grizzlies in first round

Foley named SAL MVP

SENIOR GRIZZLIES PATRICIA SCHELLENTRAGER (NO. 3) AND MORGAN FOLEY (NO. 1) REACH TO BLOCK A SUMMERVILLE SHOT DURING THE FIRST ROUND OF THE PLAYOFFS ON TUESDAY NIGHT. THE VARSITY GRIZZLIES LOST TO THE BEARS, 3-0. Summerville’s Bears blanked Mariposa in the Lady Grizzlies’ opening round match of the Sac- Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs in Tuolumne City Tuesday night. Summerville […]

Capitol Christian banishes MCHS from playoffs, 4-1



MARIPOSA’S JONATHAN GONZALEZ (NO. 9) IS PICTURED ABOVE DURING A SOUTHERN ATHLETIC LEAGUE MATCH AGAINST DELHI EARLIER THIS SEASON. GONZALEZ SCORED MARIPOSA’S SOLO GOAL IN ITS FIRST ROUND LOSS TO CAPITAL CHRISTIAN IN THE SAC-JOAQUIN SECTION DIVISION IV PLAYOFFS TUESDAY AFTERNOON. Last year, Mariposa’s varsity soccer team stunned Capitol Christian in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV […]

Adult leagues begin



The Mariposa County Parks and Recreation Division is approaching a new season of adult co-ed volleyball and men’s basketball. The season will be held at the Mariposa County High School gym on Sunday afternoons and evenings. The season begins with four weeks of open gym beginning Dec. 6. The gym will be open to all interested from 2 to 5 […]

MCHS will honor veterans



Mariposa County High School will honor all veterans at the Grizzlies final home game of the season. Immediately before the varsity game, which is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m., all veterans will be invited onto the field to be recognized as the Mariposa VFW presents the flag and the National Anthem is played. All veterans will be admitted to […]

Thank you



  The Mariposa County High School boys soccer team would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all who attended, participated, volunteered and donated in our second annual fiesta fund raiser held Oct. 22, at the Best Western Inn. So many Mariposa community members were vital to the success of this fundraising event. Thank you to Sal of Sal’s […]

Shoot for the stars



ALL MARIPOSA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GRIZZLY BASKETBALL PLAYERS HAVE SOMETHING TO SHOOT FOR THIS SEASON, INCLUDING THIS NEW MACHINE THAT WILL HELP THEM WORK ON TECHNIQUE AND CONSISTENCY. THE SHOOTING MACHINE WAS PURCHASED AS A JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN THE GIRLS’ AND BOYS’ BASKETBALL PROGRAMS, WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT FROM THE GRIZZLY BOOSTERS, THE MARIPOSA GAZETTE, PIZZA FACTORY, AND BRAND AUTOMOTIVE. PICTURED, […]

Junior varsity registers first league victory



JUNIOR VARSITY GRIZZLY J.R. CHENOT STRUGGLES FOR YARDAGE IN LAST WEEK’S FIRST SOUTHERN ATHLETIC LEAGUE WIN OVER DENAIR, 12-0. While piling up 317 yards on the ground, Mariposa’s junior varsity gridiron squad earned its first Southern Athletic League win last week at Denair, 12-0. The young Grizzlies gained a 6-0 advantage in the first quarter on a 15-yard scamper by […]

Doc’s Gridiron Diagnosis



There is just one more game before the curtain falls on the 2009 season. Le Grand only needs an almost sure win against Waterford to win another SAL crown. Mariposa clinched the second spot in one of the wildest games in my memory, while Turlock Christian and Denair go head to head tomorrow for the third and final spot. This […]