Mariposa caps perfect SAL campaign



JUNIOR DRAKE LONG SWATS A LE GRAND SHOT DURING THE GRIZZLIES’ FINAL REGULAR SEASON HOME GAME OF THE 2010 CAMPAIGN. LONG FINISHED WITH 12 REBOUNDS IN THE CONTEST. THE GRIZZLIES TRAVELED TO WATERFORD ON FEB. 19 TO CAP A PERFECT SAL SEASON AT 15-0. Mariposa’s Grizzlies held a short celebration in Waterford last Friday night. They whipped the Wildcats, 48-39, […]

Planning begins for ‘Scramble’



Saturday, May 8, is the date for the third annual Gold Rush Scramble Golf Tournament to be held at Lake Don Pedro Golf and Country Club. Last year’s tournament, hosted by the Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce and Greeley Hill Market, provided a day of golf followed by a dinner and awards banquet. The success of last year’s event can […]

Grizzlies honor Radanovich



THE FAMILY OF CHRISTOPHER RADANOVICH IS PICTURED WITH HIS #10 GRIZZLY BASKETBALL JERSEY AS IT WAS RETIRED DURING THE BASKETBALL GAME ON FEB. 17. RADANOVICH WAS A FOUR-YEAR MEMBER OF THE GRIZZLY BASKETBALL TEAM, INCLUDING THE 2006 SOUTHERN LEAGUE CHAMPIONS. HE WAS KILLED IN A TRAGIC CAR ACCIDENT IN DECEMBER, 2008. HEAD COACH TRACE DESANDRES NOTED THAT CHRIS CELEBRATED HIS […]

Lady Grizzlies finish with win over Coyotes



Mariposa’s varsity girls’ basketball team upended Denair’s Coyotes last Friday night, 40-35, to complete their Southern Athletic League campaign and finish tied for third place in the league standings. Mariposa bounced out to a 9-6 lead in the first quarter, and boosted its advantage to 20-12 at the intermission. The Coyotes rallied in the third stanza, outscoring the Lady Grizzlies, […]

Wildcats taste junior varsity’s frustration, 83-38



SOPHOMORE QUINN CHANEY SPINS TO KEEP THE BALL FROM A LE GRAND DEFENDER LAST WEDNESDAY. THE JUNIOR VARSITY GRIZZLIES SUFFERED THEIR FIRST LEAGUE LOSS TO THE BULLDOGS, BUT REBOUNDED TO BEAT WATERFORD ON FRIDAY AND CLAIM THE SAL CHAMPIONSHIP. It probably wasn’t much fun being a Wildcat in Waterford last Friday night. The Wildcats took the full fury of Mariposa’s […]

JV girls’ squad claims league championship



It’s been a remarkable season for Mariposa’s junior varsity girls’ basketball team. Most fans credit that to the efforts of veteran coach Loyd Hobby, who is also the MCHS Athletic Director. The young Lady Grizzlies capped the season last week with wins over Denair and Le Grand to claim the Southern Athletic League crown with a 14-1 record. Last Friday […]

Johnson finishes 6th at DV championships



Mariposa’s Keenan Johnson advanced further than any other Grizzly in last week’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division V wrestling championship. Johnson (171 pounds) finished sixth in a 16-wrestler field, leaving him one slot short of advancing to the Masters Tournament this weekend. As a team, Mariposa came in 16th out of 26 teams competing. According to head coach Scott Seymour, Alex Harrington […]

Battle for control



MARIPOSA’S CARRIE WAHEED (CENTER) BATTLES A CENTRAL CATHOLIC PLAYER FOR CONTROL OF THE BALL IN THE LADY GRIZZLIESS’ FIRST PRESEASON GAME LAST SATURDAY AT MCHS. AT RIGHT IS MARIPOSA’S ANASTASIA TOTTEN. MARIPOSA WAS DEFEATED, 5-1, IN THE VARSITY CONTEST, AND DROPPED THE JUNIOR VARSITY MATCH, 2-1…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]

Heart to heart



MCHS HEAD BASEBALL COACH BRUCE VEGELY, LEFT, HAS A HEART TO HEART CHAT WITH HIS TEAM DURING A PRACTICE SESSION LAST WEEK. THE GRIZZLIES ARE SCHEDULED TO OPEN THEIR PRESEASON THIS SATURDAY IN A HOME DOUBLEHEADER AGAINST SIERRA, BUT THE GAMES WILL LIKELY BUT POSTPONED SINCE RAIN IS FORECAST…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this […]

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Kitten Season Doesn’t Have To Be Tragic: Spay and Neuter Now

We’re on the verge of kitten season now, which means we’ll soon be getting questions about feline pregnancy from people who often had no idea they’d be midwife to pets who are often not much more than kittens themselves. Kitten season starts as soon the weather gets warmer. At its height, shelters typically have more kittens than homes for them. […]