Grizzlies spank Le Grand, Waterford for SAL victories



GRIZZLY SENIOR PIERCE CHANEY RAN ROUGHSHOD OVER LE GRAND’S DEFENSE LAST THURSDAY NIGHT, FINISHING THE GAME WITH 20 POINTS AND 10 REBOUNDS. Mariposa head varsity basketball coach Trace De- Sandres has a problem, but it’s one he relishes. DeSandres doesn’t know from game-to-game which player is going to step up. “It seems like every game we’re getting solid performance from […]

Harrington’s win sparks grapplers past Ripon, 40-39



MARIPOSA’S ALEX HARRINGTON WORKS AGAINST A HUGHSON WRESTLER IN A RECENT MATCH. HARRINGTON SCORED A MAJOR DECISION AGAINST A RIPON FOE TO BOOST MARIPOSA TO A 40-39 TVL WIN. Senior Alex Harrington scored a near fall in the final seconds of his 171- pound Trans Valley League match in Ripon last Wedneday to earn a major decision. Harrington’s 10-2 victory […]

Yosemite Ski Team brings home 11 awards



ANA MEDEMA OF EL PORTAL PLACED FIFTH AT THE JAN. 9 COMPETITION AT BEAR VALLEY. The Yosemite Ski Team, part of the Yosemite Winter Club, raced in the Rasmussen Classic Slalom at Bear Valley, on Jan. 9 and 10. The Rasmussen Classic hosted over 100 racers ages 6 to 15 with ski race teams from Dodge Ridge, Sierra Summit, Bear […]

Adult leagues have openings



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 […]

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. […]

Lady Grizzlies edge Delhi despite missing starters



SOPHOMORE JIN ANDERSON BATTLES FOR A REBOUND AGAINST DELHI ON TUESDAY NIGHT. ANDERSON AND HER VARSITY SQUAD PICKED UP THEIR THIRD LEAGUE WIN OF THE SEASON. Mariposa’s varsity Lady Grizzlies pulled out a 32-24 win over visiting Delhi Monday night to even their Southern Athletic League mark at 3-3. With last season’s starting center Jackie Brondolo out for the season […]

JV girls roll to 6-0 in SAL play



AMBER AUGUSTINE DRIVES THROUGH A DELHI DEFENDER. With Tuesday night’s win over visiting Delhi, 41-26, Mariposa’s junior varsity girls’ basketball team moved its record to a spotless 6-0 in Southern Athletic League play. “I’m very pleased with where we are right now. There’s good effort, and the girls work hard, so we’re still improving and working on the basics,” said […]

JVs remain unbeaten; top ‘Dogs and ‘Cats



SOPHOMORE WYATT ELLIS BUCKETS TWO POINTS ON HIS WAY TO A TOTAL OF 12 AGAINST LE GRAND. With a pair of Southern Athletic League wins last week, Mariposa’s junior varsity boys’ basketball team is still unbeaten in league play. Last Thursday in a make-up contest, Mariposa throttled Le Grand’s Bulldogs, 53-36, and followed up with a convincing 59- 41 win […]

Save on Pet Care

Cut Your Costs Without Shortchanging Your Pet

Universal Uclick Let’s not kid ourselves: Things are tight, and people are learning to make do with less. That’s the bad news. You can still enjoy spending on your pet, if you are strategic with your money. The good news: You don’t have to shortchange your pets to save money. By focusing on prevention, smart buys and sharing, you can […]

Vaccines no longer ‘one size fits all’



  Q: We’ve promised our daughter a kitten this summer. What’s the latest on vaccines? Is cancer still a concern? — D.W., via e-mail A: Kittens need a series of vaccinations to protect them as they grow. Young mammals pick up antibodies from their mothers through the placenta and in the special milk, called colostrum, that they drink in the […]