Grizzlies escape Waterford with crucial 7-6 win



GRIZZLY SENIOR A.J. HALL TRIES TO STRETCH A SINGLE INTO A DOUBLE AND IS TAGGED OUT AT SECOND BASE IN LAST WEEK’S SAL VICTORY OVER LE GRAND. HALL DID NOTCH AN RBI ON THE PLAY. Early in the season, head coach Bruce Vegely said sometimes it was better to be lucky than good when his Grizzly baseball team pulled out […]

Softball squad loses ground



SENIOR SHORTSTOP MORGAN FOLEY TRIES TO FIELD A THROW AT SECOND BASE AGAINST TURLOCK CHRISTIAN TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE BALL WAS MISPLAYED AND THE RUNNER WAS SAFE WITH A STOLEN BASE. Tuesday afternoon Mariposa’s Lady Grizzly varsity softball squad dropped a close contst to Turlock Christian, 4-3, in a make-up Southern Athletic League contest. Last Friday, the Lady Grizzlies drilled Delhi, […]

Junior varsity rips Mustangs



Tuesday afternoon Mariposa’s junior varsity softball squad throttled the Minarets Mustangs in a nonleague contest, 21-3. Minarets is a new high school, and only three Mustangs had any playing experience. Melissa Tovar carried the big stick for Mariposa with a 4-for-5 effort. Samantha Chambers went 3-for- 4 with a pair of doubles, 3 RBI, and she scored three times. Cheyenne […]

Lady Grizzlies sustain injuries to key players



MARIPOSA’S ELISE MOORE (NO. 37 AT RIGHT) ATTEMPTS TO POP THE BALL PAST THE LE GRAND GOALKEEPER AS KATIE MONTGOMERY (NO. 42) LOOKS ON. THE LADY GRIZZLIES DROPPED THE SAL CONTEST, 4-1. In losing two of their last three Southern Athletic League matches, the hopes of even tie for the league crown are fading fast for Mariposa’s Lady Grizzly girls’ […]

Chamber honors Mariposa AYSO



MARIPOSA AYSO WON THE PERPETUAL TROPHY FOR THE 2010 YEAR AT THE ANNUAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DINNER. PICTURED, FROM LEFT, ARE AYSO REPRESENTATIVES SHELLY DULCICH, DAVID ARMON, TAMY WOLK, LISA COFFMAN, JOYCE MCCOY, JESS MCCOY, STACIA LAW, JAMIE BATTERSHELL AND SHAINA ZELAZO…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your […]

Grizzlies struggle in SAL track meet



Mariposa’s boys’ track team came up at the end of the team scoring list in last Friday’s Southern Athletic League meet. Denair posted the top score of 155, followed by Waterford at 123.5, Turlock Christian at 80, and Mariposa with 67.5. In the girls’ competition the Lady Grizzlies earned a third place finish in the four-team competition. Turlock Christian came […]

Chester H. Moore



Chester H. Moore, Jr. was 93- years-old when he died April 27 in Mariposa. He was born in Pittsburgh, Penn. and was the youngest of two sons of Flossie and Chester H. Moore, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Tolosa Moore. They reaised three children: Steven Moore (wife Darla Jean), and Chester Moore III (wife Mary […]

Loren “Slim” Koontz



Loren “Slim” Glenn Koontz was born Oct. 29, 1936, in Fort Benton, Mont. to parents Oscar and Nila Koontz. Slim passed away on April 24, at his residence with his family in Mariposa, at the age of 73. Mr. Koontz was a Navy and Marine veteran for seven years. Slim worked for Mariposa County School District as a bus driver […]

Mother’s Day breakfast planned



The Coulterville History Center’s Mother’s Day Breakfast will be held on Sunday, May 9. Both the special Mother’s Day omelettes or the traditional pancake and egg breakfast will be available. A choice of four omlettes: strawberry, cheese, ham or veggie, or a combo of any two of the latter three, complete with pancakes and fresh fruit costs $7. Eggs cooked […]

Annual flea market set



The Mariposa County Fish and Game Protective Association will present its 45th annual Flea Market on Saturday, June 26. It will be held at the Fish and Game Hall on Darrah Road in Bootjack. Gates open to public at 6 a.m. Admission is free. There will be a Friday setup for vendors only at 3 p.m. The vendor fee is […]