Wichmann named MVP, Chaney lands on first team

DeSandres is coach-of-the -year

CODY WICHMANN, LEFT, HAS BEEN NAMED THE SOUTHERN ATHLETIC LEAGUE’S MOST VALUABLE PLAYER, AND PIERCE CHANEY, RIGHT, WAS NAMED TO THE ALL-SAL FIRST TEAM. In winning its fifth straight Southern Athletic League basketball crown, Mariposa landed a pair of senior starters on the All SAL first team, and head coach Trace DeSandres earned the Coach of the Year title. Standout […]

Barrett is only Lady Grizzly named All-SAL



BROOK BARRETT, PICTURED ABOVE, WAS THE ONLY LADY GRIZZLY NAMED ALL-SAL., At the recent meeting of the Southern Athletic League girls’ basketball coaches to select All-SAL players, Mariposa’s Lady Grizzlies were left in the shadows, even though they finished tied for third place in league competition. Only senior guard Brook Barrett landed enough votes to earn a slot of the […]

Lady Grizzlies even record on season



MARIPOSA’S KATIE MONTGOMERY (NO. 49) DRIVES PAST TWO ORESTIMBA DEFENDERS IN TUESDAY AFTERNOON’S NON-LEAGUE MATCH EN ROUTE TO A GOAL. THE LADY GRIZZLIES RAN AWAY WITH A 7-0 VICTORY, AND OPEN SOUTHERN ATHLETIC LEAGUE PLAY AT HOME AGAINST ARCH-RIVAL LE GRAND THURSDAY AFTERNOON. In six games this preseason, Mariposa’s varisty girls’ soccer team has proven to be consistent. After last […]

MYF holds sign ups



The Mariposa Youth Football League is holding signups for the fall 2010 season on March 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 recent […]

Grizzlies savor revenge in win over Washington Union



After dropping their season-opener to defending Sac-Joaquin Section champion Washington Union last Tuesday, 7- 1, Mariposa’s varsity baseball team bounced back on Saturday to stun the Panthers, 3-2, in the first game of a nonleague doubleheader. The defeat snapped Washington Union’s 28-game winning streak, and it took an extra inning. In the top of the eighth inning, senior shortstop Jarrett […]

Golf team notches win



On a wet and chilly course at Sierra Meadows Golf and Country Club in Ahwahnee, Mariposa’s golf squad earned its first win of the year by downing Golden Valley, 233-259. Monday afternoon. The non-league victory moved the Grizzlies to 1-3 on the season. Mariposa’s medalist, Liam Fieldsted, was on fire, shooting a field-leading 38, 6 strokes better than any other […]

Spaghetti feed set



Mariposa’s Lady Grizzly girls’ soccer teams will hold their annual spaghetti dinner fund raiser on Thursday, March 18, in the conference room at the Best Western Motel on Highway 140 in Mariposa. The event will take place between 4 and 8 p.m. The dinner is $7 for adults, and $5 for children and includes spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert, and a […]

MCHS thinclads open campaign at meet



Mariposa launched its 2010 track season at the Livingston Invitational last Saturday, and members of the team registered seven personal records. “After all the rain we have had that has kept us off the track for practice, will still did very well at the invitational,” said head coach Doug Johnson. The Grizzlies top performer was junior Hanna Townsend in a […]

Marlins need swimmers



The Mariposa Marlins swim team is looking for swimmers of all ages for the 2010 swim season which begins practice the last week of May at the Mariposa County pool and ends with the championship meet held in Dos Palos on July 24 and 25. All swim meets are located throughout the San Joaquin Valley during June and July. Swimming […]

Planning begins for Gold Rush 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 […]