Spring tease



Some brave spring flowers are showing their colors in the lower elevations of the county, as temperatures warmed late last week. Unfortunately, a blast of winter is forecast for the remainder of this week…. 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 […]

Bill places burden on local jail



Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 109 on April 5, which in effect, shifts tens of thousands of California’s non-violent felons back into the hands of county jails, instead of state prisons. The measure is designed to reduce the number of California’s prison inmates to alleviate chronic overcrowding and keep low-level offenders close to their homes. Local law enforcement officials are […]

No longer ‘trapped’



Mariposa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jim Allen (left) honored retiring USDA Wildlife Services District Supervisor Don Simms (center) and his wife, Judy, on the occasion of his retirement. Simms has worked almost four decades of service with the program “with dedication, expertise, and willingness to help the County in any capacity” the board’s resolution stated. Simms returned to work […]

Music Marathon



This duo performed between bands during last Saturday’s Music Marathon held at the Mariposa Museum and History Center as a fund raiser by the MCHS Band Boosters. The group was raising funds to send Mariposa’s award-winning “Pride of the Sierra” band to New York City for the Veterans’ Day Parade aand commemoration of the 10-year anniversary of the tragic events […]

Soccer squad blanks foes to move to 6-1



Mariposa’s Katie Montgomery, left, snaps the ball into the net early in the second half during the Lady Grizzlies’ 3-0 Southern Athletic League win over previously undefeated Ripon Christian.With last week’s Southern Athletic League victories over Le Grand on Thursday, 5-0, and Ripon Christian, 3-0, on Friday, Mariposa’s varsity girls’ soccer squad ran its league record to 6-1. “We’re in […]

Grizzlies gash Gustine, 16-3



Mariposa’s Ryland Radanovich scoots safely into second base during last Friday’s drubbing of Gustine. The Grizzlies moved their SAL record to 2-1 with back-to-back victories.If you put 30 runs on the scoreboard in two games, the odds are pretty good that your team record has improved. Mariposa’s Grizzlies manhandled Delhi’s Hawks last Wednesday, 14-1, and followed that performance with a […]

Dinner raises funds for football



Below, members of the Mariposa Grizzlies football program entice diners to the fund raising dinner it held last Saturday night. Above, supporters of the program enjoy the rigatoni dinner prepared by volunteers Jim Bardini and Dean Stickles. The dinner raised about $900 for Grizzly football. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading […]

Cards available



The Mariposa County High School track and field team is selling discount cards for businesses in Mariposa and the surrounding area. The cards are $10 each and can be purchased from any MCHS team member, or call coach Doug Johnson at 742- 6394. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please […]

Golfers topped by TC



The MCHS golf squad bowed to Turlock Christian, the defending Southern Athletic League champ, 217-231, Tuesday afternoon. The loss left Mariposa with a 2-1 league mark after splitting a pair of league matches last week. Liam Fieldsted and Garhett Bauer each carded a 43 to pace the Grizzlies. Andrew Allen shot a 47, followed by Tim DeSandres at 48, and […]

Mariposa remains unbeaten in league



Lady Grizzly Carissa Leonard slides under the tag at third base during Mariposa’s Southern Athletic League win over Ripon Christian last Friday.Clutch performances on the mound from Nichole Johnson and Brittany Binnewies, coupled with timely hitting and sharp base running, earned Mariposa’s varsity girls’ softball squad a pair of Southern Athletic League wins last week. On Thursday, Mariposa dumped Le […]