Nabors joins Toso on Wrangler team



K.C.NABORS Leaders of the National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA), the oldest youth rodeo program in America, has named K.C. Nabors of Mariposa to the Wrangler High School All Star Rodeo Team, a corporate-sponsored youth rodeo team. He joins Alyssa Toso of Hornitos on the team. The Wrangler All Star Rodeo Team is fashioned after Wrangler’s Champion Pro Rodeo Team, […]

Mariposa captures second in Hilmar’s hoop tourney



SENIOR CODY PETERSON TAKES A SHOT IN THE GRIZZLIES’ FINAL WIN OF THE HILMAR CHRISTMAS CLASSIC LAST WEEKEND. For the second time in as many weeks, Mariposa’s varsity basketball team was 2-for-3 in tournament play. The Grizzlies took second place in the Hilmar Christmas Classic basketball tournament with the host Yellowjackets claiming title to their own tournament last weekend. In […]

Lady Grizzlies open SAL with win over Delhi



With a 15-point fourth quarter burst, Mariposa’s Lady Grizzly varsity basketball team began its Southern Athletic League campaign with a 35-20 victory over the Hawks in Delhi last Thursday. “We are definitely going to have to score more points, and get jump started earlier, but we are moving in that direction,” said head coach Al Brondolo. The Lady Grizzlies managed […]

Grapplers fall at Yosemite, 46-34



Hampered by forfeits in three weight classes, Mariposa’s varsity wrestling squad bowed to Yosemite’s Badgers in Oakhurst last Wednesday, 46-34, in a non-league dual match. The Grizzlies are now 1-1 on the season and haven’t begun their Trans Valley League campaign. “It was disappointing to lose the match, but we had some strong performances and that makes the trip worthwhile,” […]

JVs claim Christmas Classic title



When the final buzzer sounded in the junior varsity portion of the Hilmar Christmas Classic basketball tournament last Saturday, Mariposa held a perfect 3-0 tournament mark and captured the crown in the round-robin competition. The Grizzlies had no trouble winning their final tournament contest on Saturday when they clobbered Delhi, 49-9, in a lopsided runningclock finish. Big Valley Christian’s junior […]

Lenore M. Emerson



Lenore Margaret Emerson, 89, died Dec. 16, 2009 at her home in Mariposa after a relatively brief illness. A resident of Mariposa since 1974, Mrs. Emerson was born Feb. 14, 1920, in Detroit, Mich. to Mona and Williams Mc- Carthy, the older of two children. The family moved to California in the late 1930s, and she attended St. Mary’s Academy […]

Edythe Helen Comstock



Edythe Helen Comstock, 92, passed away Dec. 3 in Mariposa. She had been living on the Ewing Wing at John C. Fremont Hospital. Edythe died of complications due to the Alzheimer ’s Disease. She was born a twin, Edythe Helen Ellstrom, May 11, 1917, in Grantsburg, Wisc. Her parents, Andrews and Alice Ellstrom, were Swedish immigrants. She grew up in […]

Ann M. Williams



Ann Marie Williams, a life-long resident of Mariposa, passed away on Dec. 17, from complications to injuries she sustained in November. Ann was born to Charles and Helen McNamara on Nov. 8, 1926 in Richmond. She is survived by her daughters, Eileen Aldrich of Mariposa, Patty Hughes of Salinas, Katey DeLong of Arizona, and Maureen Hornsby of Mariposa; sons, Terry […]

Bonnie Lemaster



Bonnie Lemaster of Mariposa died Dec. 17. she was 59. Ms. Lemaster was born April 22, 1950. Graveside services will be held at the Sara Priest Cemetery on Jan. 2, 2010 at 11 a.m. A potluck will follow at the Midpines County Park.

Soroptimist concludes another successful year



SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF MARIPOSA MEMBERS CELEBRATED THE HOLIDAYS DURING THE CLUB’S LAST MEETING OF THE YEA Soroptimist International of Mariposa had another busy year fund raising, volunteering and donating for the benefit of local service projects, scholarships, youth groups, search and rescue efforts, and many other vital community services. Most recent recipients include Manna House, a non-profit organization that provides […]