Grizzlies bludgeon YHS Badgers, 69-54



SENIOR PIERCE CHANEY (NO. 31) SLIDES IN TWO POINTS DURING THE GRIZZLIES BIG WIN OVER YOSEMITE’S BADGERS LAST SATURDAY NIGHT. Mariposa’s tall timber in the paint proved to be too much for Yosemite’s Badgers to handle in Oakhurst last Saturday night. The Grizzlies rolled to a 69-54 preseason non-league victory to move to 3-0. A close first quarter saw the […]

Heritage dominates Winter Classic



FRESHMAN KHRISSY SCHELLENTRAGER TAKES A SHOT IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE LADY GRIZZLIES’ FINAL GAME OF THE WINTER CLASSIC TOURNEY HELD OVER THE WEEKEND. Just like last year, the Heritage High School girls’ basketball team ruled the roost in Mariposa’s Winter Classic held last week at MCHS. The team from Brentwood handed Mariposa maybe its most lopsided defeat in […]

Grapplers shine in first tournament



In their first effort of the season, Mariposa’s varsity wrestling team claimed seven medals in last week’s Dos Palos wrestling tournament, where the team finished fifth out of 12 competing squads. Grizzly Alex Harrington took home Mariposa’s highest medal placing with a second place trophy at 160 pounds. A total of four Mariposa grapplers claimed bronze medals in the tournament. […]

JVs trounceYosemite, 55-36



FRESHMAN JASON SCHERF (NO. 22) MADE HIS JUNIOR VARISTY DEBUT AT YOSEMITE LAST SATURDAY NIGHT. THE JV GRIZZLIES BEAT THE BADGERS, 55-36. Mariposa’s junior varsity basketball squad moved to 2- 1 on the young season with a solid 55-36 preseason nonleague win over Yosemite in Oakhurst last Saturday night. The Grizzlies held a 16-10 edge at the end of the […]

Thank you



We would like to personally thank all of the sponsors and participants in Pioneer Market’s third annual Sport Challenge golf tournament that raised $25,507 for Mariposa County High School sports programs. Platinum sponsors ($1,500): Pizza Factory, Young’s Market, Valley Wide Beverage, Southern Wine and Spirits, MTC Distributing. Gold sponsors ($1,000): Yosemite Bank, Lawson Construction, Sierra Telephone, Pazin and Meyers, Producers […]

Bears raise funds



The Mariposa Youth Football League Bears is raising funds with the help of Pizza Plus. Right now, customers can buy two medium pizzas for $25. Proceeds benefit the Bears. Also, anyone who would like to donate to the Mariposa Bears cheerleaders to help send them to Las Vegas for the national competition, can do so at Yosemite Bank in Mariposa. […]

MYBL plans for season and includes girls



It is basketball season again and the Mariposa Youth Basketball League has announced that it will be including girls for the first time this season. All games will be held on Saturday afternoons at the Mariposa County High School gymnasium, and one to two practices per week day will be held at a local site, most likely a school blacktop. […]

Soccer players gain SAL kudos



SENIOR CODY WICHMANN (NO. 41) RECEIVED CO-OUTSTANDING LINEMAN HONORS FROM THE SOUTHERN ATHLETIC LEAGUE. HE SHARES THE AWARD WITH LE GRAND’S ALEX MARTINEZ Two Mariposa seniors were named to the All- Southern Athletic League first team selections for soccer earlier this week. Striker Jonathan Gonzalez, who led the Grizzlies in scoring, and midfielder Jesus Ortiz received the honor in voting […]

Grizzlies land All-SAL honors



The coaches of the Southern Athletic League voted Mariposa senior tight and defensive end Cody Wichmann as the league’s Co-Outstanding Lineman of the Year. The other recipient was junior Alex Martinez of Le Grand. Four other seniors and one junior were also named to the All- SAL first team. Heading that list was standout running back Cody Christopher. Wide receiver, […]

Meta Ann Livingston



Meta Ann Livingston passed on Nov. 28, a proud Chukchansi Native American. She was born Oct. 11, 1930, in Mariposa to Jim and Rose Jones. She was widowed by her husband, Paul S. Livingston, on April 2, 1996. She is survived by her two sisters, Dorthy Maczko of Mariposa and Irene Yaptit of Merced; five children of Mariposa, Cindy Smith, […]