Grizzlies rout Hawks to stay in the hunt



MARIPOSA SECOND BASEMAN TOMMY STICKLES TAGS THE BAG TO BEAT THE RUNNER AND FIRES TO FIRST BASE TO COMPLETE A DOUBLE PLAY AGAINST DELHI LAST THURSDAY. THE GRIZZLIES ROLLED TO A 21-0 SAL WIN. Mariposa’s varsity Grizzlies kept pace with Waterford last Thursday afternoon, crushing Delhi, 21-0, in just five innings to move their record in Southern Athletic League play […]

Lady Grizzlies’ late rally earns win over ‘Dogs



NICHOLE JOHNSON WAS THE WINNING PITCHER IN THE LADY GRIZZLIES WIN OVER LE GRAND LAST WEEK, 6-1. At Le Grand last Wednesday, Mariposa’s varisty softball squad found itself trailing the host Bulldogs, 1-0, going into the seventh inning. That was apparently all the motivation they needed as Mariposa exploded for 6 runs in the top of the seventh frame to […]

Soccer squad ties LG



Mariposa battled Le Grand to a 2-2 tie in its Southern Athletic League soccer match last Wednesday on the Bulldogs’ home field. Twenty minutes into the game sophomore striker Katie Montgomery put the Lady Grizzlies in front with a solo shot that snapped the next. Six minutes later, Carrie Waheed scored to push Mariposa’s edge to 2-0, which stood until […]

Lakers are basketball champs



THE LAKERS ARE PICTURED, FROM LEFT, JAMES FREYER, CLAY WHITWORTH, JAKE WILLIAMS, ZACK SMITH, ALEX SAENZ, JERRY PRESTON, LUKAS HART, RILEY SHOOR AND REGAN SMITH. THEY WERE COACHED BY KEVIN AND ERICA SMITH…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please¬†click here¬†to […]

Nell wins RC title



shortened the River Creek Women’s Club 2009 championship from a three-day tournament to a two-day event. Since Phyllis Nell of Ahwahnee was ahead by 11 strokes after the finish of the second dashe was declared the champ. Nell, who has been playing golf for 20 years, shot a 90 and 91 gross scores for a two-day tournament total of 181. […]

Warriors win MYBL



THE WARRIORS ARE PICTURED, TOP ROW, FROM LEFT, JESSE DUARTE, COACH DAVE JAMES, PRESTON SCHERF, SAWYER SHADDIX, DEVON ACKER-JAMES, DANIEL TAYLOR AND NOAH ALLEN; AND BOTTOM ROW, FROM LEFT, JASMINE SHOOR, SABELLA SEGERS AND EDWARD FIRMALO…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a […]

Parks and Rec lists standings



Mariposa County Parks and Recreation has listed the standings for the men’s basketball and co-ed volleyball leagues. Shaddix Construction leads the men’s league with eight wins and one loss. Dylan Foster’s team has five wins and four losses, and RJ Quality Painting has three wins, six losses. Pizza Factory has two wins and seven losses. Pure Training is leading the […]

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Last week, there were two front page crime stories about events that took place in Mariposa County. One detailed an alleged crime against nature involving a wild turkey that was hung from a tree. The other discussed charges brought against a local business operator who failed to provide the services and equipment he was paid for. Before the ink was […]

Emberly Carisio



Emberly Carisio, 39, of Las Vegas, Nev., passed on to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Monday, March 29, at the City of Hope in Duarte. Emberly was born in the San Fernando Valley, on April 15, 1970. She attended Christian schools at Canoga Park Lutheran Church and Chaminade High School. She then went on to CSU, […]

Donald Kohles



Donald Michael Kohles, born Nov. 24, 1932, in Oakland, was the 12th of 14 children born to Marie Freis Kohles and Michael A. Kohles. Don passed away on March 29 as a result of a stroke. As a child, he was bright, funloving and outgoing. Though beset with many health issues, through effort and determination he developed into a star […]