Eagles are no match Grizzlies in 54-33 rout



SENIOR FRANKIE PE√ĎA LAYS IN TWO POINTS IN THE VARSITY GRIZZLIES’ ROUT OF TURLOCK CHRISTIAN’S EAGLES LAST WEEK. THE PLAYOFFS BEGIN FEB. 24, WHEN THE GRIZZLIES WILL HOST THE FIRST ROUND. What started as a drought, ended in a rout last Thursday night when Mariposa hosted Turlock Christian in a Southern Athletic League hoopfest. Mariposa rolled to an easy 52-34 […]

Turlock Christian smothers Mariposa



SENIOR BROOK BARRETT SHOOTS AMID COVERAGE BY THE SALLEADING TURLOCK CHRISTIAN EAGLES. Although it’s been a mediocre season for the MCHS girls’ varsity basketball team, last Thursday evening offered a glimpse into the future that made it look a little brighter. Freshman Khrissy Schellentrager led all Mariposa scorers in a 52-28 Southern Athletic League loss to league-leading Turlock Christian. The […]

Junior varsity stretches string to 20 in a row



MARIPOSA’S JV CENTER, GARHETT BAUER (NO. 34), GETS MUGGED ON A SHOT IN THE PAINT AGAINST TURLOCK CHRISTIAN LAST THURSDAY. BAUER PULLED DOWN 8 REBOUNDS IN THE GRIZZLIES’ VICTORY. Mariposa’s cruise control wasn’t disabled by Turlock Christian’s Eagles in last Thursday night’s Southern Athletic League contest. The Grizzlies applied a smothering defense and a sprinting offense to send the Eagles […]

JV girls nab share of league crown



JV GRIZZLY KEILY JOHNSON GETS SOME AIR ON HER WAY TO A 20- POINT. On last Thursday’s 42-23 Southern Athletic League win over Turlock Christian, paced by a 20-point game from sophomore Kiely Johnson, Mariposa’s junior varisty girls’ squad clinched at least share of the SAL title. That set-up Tuesday night’s rubber match against Le Grand. Each team had won […]

Johnson leads grapplers to third in TVL league meet



MARIPOSA’S KEENAN JOHNSON SLAMS A RIPON OPPONENT IN A DUAL MEET EARLIER THIS SEASON. After senior Keenan Johnson captured the gold medal with a pin in his 173-pound match, Mariposa’s wrestling squad claimed third place in the Trans Valley League team tournament last Saturday in Escalon. To cap a stellar season, Johnson pinned his Escalon opponent, and his efforts earned […]

By the rules



We are in the midst of another political season in Mariposa County. There are county-wide and district offices candidates aspire to occupy. The first thing all of these candidates must remember is there are rules, guidelines, and restrictions that apply to every election in this state. The political “watch dog” is the Fair Political Practices Commission, and its actions for […]

Ethie Weaver Radanovich



Ethie Weaver Radanovich, 50, beloved wife of U.S. Representative George Radanovich and mother to their son, King, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, following a brave three-year battle against ovarian cancer. Ethelinde “Ethie” R. Weaver was born on March 29, 1959, in Bartlesville, OK, to Sarah Robinson Weaver and Bruce Sandborn Weaver, along with her four sisters. Ms. Radanovich was first […]

Dennis S. Kardell



Dennis Kardell, who died Feb. 12, was a native Californian born on March 20, 1939, and raised in Long Beach. He attended a small, Catholic high school in Downey and much of his early life and high school weekends were spent in the Lake Matthews area, near Corona, where he participated in training and competing in field trials with beagles. […]

Thomas R. Hull



Thomas R. Hull of Mariposa died Feb. 8. He was 36. Mr. Hull was born March 29, 1963, in Yosemite. He lived in Mariposa from 1974 to 2010. He was a young man whoser life was tragically cut short. He will always be remembered for his affinity for animals. In his younger years, he was always trying to bring home […]

Luther Bagwell



Luther Bagwell died Feb. 4 in Modesto. He was 80. Mr. Bagwell was born July 23, 1929 in Memphis, Tenn. Services were held Feb. 12 at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church.