Grizzlies handle Turlock Christian for 6th SAL win



tangled, the Grizzlies blew them out of the MCHS gym. SENIOR CODY WICHMANN FLIES THROUGH THE TURLOCK CHRISTIAN DEFENDERS ON HIS WAY TO 29 POINTS DURING THE GRIZZLIES’ WIN OVER THE EAGLES ON TUESDAY NIGHT. THE VARSITY GRIZZLIES REMAIN UNDEFEATED IN SAL PLAY. It was a little different story in Turlock Tuesday night. The Grizzlies managed to shut down the […]

Lady Grizzlies’ slide continues in SAL



With defeats in their last two Southern Athletic League basketball contests, Mariposa’s Lady Grizzlies have slipped to 3-8 in league play for the season, and they host second place Le Grand Thursday night. On Monday evening, Turlock Christian’s high-flying Eagles smothered Mariposa, 69-28. The Eagles held a 18-10 bulge at the end of the first quarter, then reeled off 17 […]

MC sponsors PGA trip



The Merced College Community Services Office is hosting a bus trip for golf enthusiasts. The destination is the 72-hole PGA Tour Championship golf tournament played on Poppy Hills, Spyglass Hill and Pebble Beach Golf Links. The excursion will take place on Thursday, Feb. 11 beginning at 6 a.m. The bus will return to Merced at 9 p.m. Shuttles will transport […]

Grapplers upend Riverbank; now 3-0 in TVL meets



Last Wednesday, Mariposa hosted a combined Riverbank/ Denair wrest-ling team in a Trans Valley League dual meet and came away with a 45-33 victory to move to 3-0 in league action. “Our middle weights are wrestling very solidly right now,” said head coach Scott Seymour. “Our skill level as a squad is increasing with each match.” At 103 pounds, Grizzly […]

JVs stay perfect; top TC and ‘Yotes



SOPHOMORE JIMMY NERI BUCKETS TWO ON MONDAY NIGHT WHEN DENAIR’S COYOTES CAME TO TOWN. THE JUNIOR VARSITY SQUAD BEAT THE COYOTES BEFORE THE VARSITY GAME HAD TO BE CANCELLED BECAUSE THERE WERE NO OFFICIALS. Sophomore Quinn Chaney paced Mariposa’s junior varsity basketball team in its last two Southern Athletic League wins. The Grizzlies dispatched Denair on Monday night, 58-33, and […]

JV girls register ninth straight win



Monday night against Turlock Christian, Mariposa’s junior varsity girls’ basketball team rolled up its ninth straight win, and pushed its Southern Athletic League mark to a spotless 8-0. The Lady Grizzlies trounced the Eagles, 41-18, paced by Brittany Binnewies’ 13 points. Sammy Chambers chipped in 9 points, and Kiely Johnson added 4 in the rout. Mariposa finally found the mark […]

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 […]

Anne Otto



Anne Otto, a resident of Midpines for nearly 30 years, died peacefully in the home of her caregiver, Mena Bahia, in Atwater at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17. Anne was born April 30, 1927, brought up a devout Catholic on the family farm in Michigan, where she kept up with her brothers, Stephen, Anthony, and Willis Otto. She served […]

Gerald F. Du Paul



Gerald Francis De Paul died at John C. Fremont Hospital on Jan. 20 after a lengthy illness. He was born to Francis and Altha Du Paul on Oct. 2, 1936, in Minot, ND. In 1947, the family moved to a farm north of Carpio, ND. He attended high school at St. Leo’s and Minot High School, graduating in 1955. He […]

Christopher Britt



Christopher Eric Britt passed away on Jan. 13, in Coarsegold. He was 21-years-old. Chris is survived by his parents, Jowellen and Don McCulley of Mariposa, and Eric and Corinne Britt of Merced; his siblings, George and Clyde Britt, Donald and Emma McCulley, four stepbrothers and one stepsister; his grandparents and great-grandparents. Services were held Jan. 18 at New Life Christian […]