Ellis, DeSandres pace JV’s victory over Eagles, 62-36



GRIZZLY ROCKY VAUGHN SHOOTS FOR TWO AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE JUNIOR VARSITY GRIZZLIES’ WIN OVER TURLOCK CHRISTIAN’S EAGLES LAST FRIDAY. In last Thursday’s Southern Athletic League clash in Mariposa against Turlock Christian, Wyatt Ellis and Tim DeSandres went on independent scoring sprees to led the Grizzlies to a convincing 62-36 win. Mariposa led by just 2 at the end […]

JV girls roll to 4-0



FRESHMAN BRITTANY BINNEWIES HITS A JUMP SHOT FOR 2 OF HER 4 POINTS AGAINST TURLOCK CHRISTIAN LAST WEEK. THE JUNIOR VARSITY GRIZZLIES ARE NOW 4-0 IN SAL PLAY. With 2 seconds left on the clock in regulation time, Kiely Johnson connected on a 3-point bomb to send the Mariposa girls’ junior varsity team into a 26-26 tie with Le Grand […]

Little League and softball hold sign-ups



Little League and Mariposa Girls Youth Softball sign-ups will be held on Jan. 30 and Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Mariposa VFW Hall, at Highway 140 and 49 North. For information about Little League, call 966-1786. For information about softball, call 966-1185. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To […]

Adult leagues begin



The Mariposa Parks and Recreation Division has openings for the adult, co-ed volleyball and men’s basketball teams. Anyone interested can contact the Parks and Recreation office at 966-2498 or go to open gym at Mariposa County High School on Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. for volleyball and 5 to 8 p.m. for basketball. For more information, contact Parks and […]

Mariposa’s Wichmann lands Fresno State Bulldog ride



CODY WICHMANN Mariposa County High School standout Cody Wichmann’s future has been painted, and it’s a pretty picture. Last weekend the 6’5” 275- pound senior was offered a four-year college scholarship by Fresno State’s head football coach, Pat Hill. Wichmann has had a stellar athletic career playing four years of varsity basketball, and three years of varsity football, receiving All-Southern […]

Grizzlies crush Turlock Christian



SENIORS JARRETT MILLER (NO. 21) AND DAMON WICHAS (NO. 3) FIGHT FOR A REBOUND AGAINST TURLOCK CHRISTIAN LAST FRIDAY NIGHT. Wednesday morning MCHS coaches and Athletic Director Loyd Hobby rescheduled Tuesday night’s cancelled Southern Athletic League match against arch-rival Le Grand. The teams will meet tonight to make up the games that were cancelled on Tuesday due to the massive […]

Grapplers maul Hughson in first TVL dual match, 45-18



In their first Trans Valley League (TVL) dual match of the season last Wednesday, Mariposa’s varsity wrestling team dismantled Hughson’s Huskies, 45-18. The Grizzlies recorded six pins in the match, clearly dominating the visitors. “This team was pumped and ready,” said head coach Scott Seymour. “I’m really proud of the overall team effort. It was solid.” In the first match […]

Bulldogs down Lady Grizzlies



FRESHMAN CARISSA LEONARD (NO. 14) SHOOTS DURING THE VARSITY GRIZZLIES’ GAME AGAINST TURLOCK CHRISTIAN. The inability to get the ball through the bottom of he net has left Mariposa’s Lady Grizzlies on the short end of their last two Southern Athletic League conests. Monday night in Le Grand, the Bulldogs posted a 40-31 win. Last Thursday n Mariposa, Turlock Chrisian’s […]

Audubon program focuses on threats to California birds



Jordan Wellwood, Audubon California’s conservation coordinator for the Central Valley and the Sierra Nevada, will present a slide program, “Birds in Peril: Threats to California Birds,” at the January meeting of the Yosemite Area Audubon Society. Originally scheduled to give this program this past October when a medical procedure sidelined her, Wellwood will present the talk Thursday, Jan. 14, at […]

Kids First organization helps every MCUSD teacher

Educators apply badly neeed funds

KIDS FIRST PRESIDENT RICK UEBNER (RIGHT) PRESENTS CHECKS TO MARIPOSA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS. For over ten years the Mariposa County Schools Foundation has been giving grants to teachers in their classrooms to allow them to purchase items that their budgets wouldn’t normally allow. In fact, since 2001, $108,340 in grants has been distributed to Mariposa County classrooms. Last fall, however, […]