Lady Grizzlies battle to tie



MARIPOSA’S SARA BIRO (NO. #23) CHARGES TOWARD THE GOAL WITH A PAIR OF LIVINGSTON DEFENDERS ON HER HEELS IN LAST SATURDAY’S NON-LEAGUE MATCH AGAINST THE WOLVES. THE LADY GRIZZLIES PREVAILED, 1-0, FOR THEIR FIRST VICTORY OF THE SEASON. In preseason soccer play, Mariposa’s Lady Grizzlies have managed to at least tie two large school squads, while posting 1 win and […]

MCHS golfers start 0-2



On a wet course at the Merced Country Club, Mariposa’s golf team dropped its second match of the early season to Golden Valley Monday afternoon, 262-222. Liam Fieldsted and Andrew Allen paced the Grizzlies, both posting a 47. Garhett Bauer and Tim DeSandres each shot 53, and Josh Alsup carded 62. Golden Valley’s Code Parris was a medalist, recording a […]

Grizzlies banished, 49-47



SENIOR CODY WICHMANN POWERS HIS WAY THROUGH THE CHRISTIAN BROTHERS DEFENDERS DURING HIS FINAL GAME AS A GRIZZLY. Maybe is was erratic shooting or playoff game jitters. Possibly it was Mariposa’s soft Southern Athletic League schedule, or Christian Brothers’ daunting man-to-man defense. Regardless of the reason, the Falcons ended the Grizzlies’ stellar season in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin […]

MYF holds sign ups



The Mariposa Youth Football League is holding signups for the fall 2010 season on March 6, 13 and 20 and April 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All sessions will be held at the Mariposa VFW Hall. Registration is $100 for the first player and $75 for each additional sibling. Parents must bring a birth certificate, insurance card and […]

CASA gets new volunteers



COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES WERE RECENTLY SWORN IN AT THE COURTHOUSE BY THE HONORABLE F. DANA WALTON. THE NEW CASA VOLUNTEERS ARE, FROM LEFT, BRYCE EVANS, ERMA KARNES, PEGGY COCHRAN AND SHERYL CIBULSKIS. PICTURED ON THE RIGHT IS FENTON KARNES WHO WAS SWORN IN AS A MEMBER OF CASA BOARD OF DIRECTORS. NOT PICTURED IS BEVERLY HIBPSHMAN…. An online subscription […]

Summer field research program registration opens

Course offers teens personal and intellectual challenges

Yosemite Institute, a campus of NatureBridge has announced a unique opportunity for 15 to 18-year-old students to take part in a two-week long adventure and learning program in Yosemite National Park. The two-week long inquiry based field research course lets students earn college credit while learning how to create their own ecological research projects, learn wilderness survival skills, and more. […]

‘Katerpillar Kids’ area expands



The Mariposa Butterfly Festival is a three-day event. There is a myriad of activities that take place throughout the weekend that attract thousands to the festival. The highlights are always the butterfly releases over Mariposa Creek. This year the “Katerpillar Kids” area is expanding. The area is designated especially for preschool through primary grade ages. The three-day event will take […]

Cogdill applauds governor’s signing



California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger last week signed Senate Bill 85, legislation authored by Senator Dave Cogdill (R-Modesto) to make property tax distribution more equitable for rural counties. “I applaud the governor for signing this law to help our rural counties get their fair share of property tax dollars. This legislation will help counties put more locally-generated tax dollars to work […]

Harsha captures life’s precious moments through her poems



POET JEANNIE HARSHA’S DAUGHTER AT A YOUNG AGE IS THE APPROPRIATE COVER FOR HER BOOK THAT EXPLORES THE WONDERS OF RAISING CHILDREN. Some people can take the value of the moment, savor it and commit it to memory. Many others live in a constant whirlwind of activity and thought, often missing life’s most important moments. Poet Jeannie Harsha lives her […]

Soroptimists visit King Vintage Museum



PICTURED IS MARY ANN HUTCHERSON, A DOCENT AT OAKHURST’S KING VINTAGE MUSEUM. Mary Ann Hutcherson, a docent at the King Vintage Museum in Oakhurst, recently addressed the members of Soroptimist International of Mariposa. Hutcherson informed the Soroptimists that from March 6 to April 1 the museum will host the “Abraham Lincoln: Self Made in America Learning Station Exhibition” provided by […]