Mariposa resident lives through tornado in Tuscaloosa



Damage throughout the south was widespread and devastating.When Scarlett Pedersen was a 10-year-old Mariposa resident, her family’s home was destroyed by the Stumpfield Fire in 1996. Her family rebuilt their home, where her parents still live. The family was in Montana when the fire happened, and by the time they got home, the community had furnished a home for them […]

Shining examples



The Mariposa Lions Car Show brought out some shining examples of classic cars on Saturday. The vehicles were on display at the Mariposa County Courthouse…. 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 order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive free […]

Lady Grizzlies capture SAL soccer crown

MCHS grabs second title in school history

Mariposa’s Malon Lasater (No. 21) takes the ball away from a Le Grand player as Katie Montgomery (No. 45) moves in on the play. Mariposa claimed the SAL title with a 6-0 victory.Mariposa’s varsity girls’ soccer team claimed just the second ever Southern Athletic League soccer title Tuesday afternoon with a convincing 6- 0 win over Le Grand’s struggling Bulldogs. […]

Dogs’ send race into 3-way tie



Lady Grizzly Riyn Williams beats the tag at second during the Grizzlies’ 3-1 loss to the visiting Bulldogs on Tuesday. The loss put the Grizzlies in a threeway tie for first place in the Southern Athletic League with Le Grand and Gustine, where they traveled on Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Grizzlies conclude regular season play at Ripon Christian on Thursday.Tuesday […]

Mariposa splits four games in Hilmar tourney



Mariposa’s varsity baseball team split four games in the annual Hilmar Tournament held last week. The Grizzlies won their first test against Patterson, 5-4, topped the host Yellowjackets, 3- 1, in their second bout before falling to Washington, 10-0 in a seveninning rout, and losing to Le Grand, 15-11, in the finalé. Mariposa brought home the winning two runs in […]

Mariposa Bears are league champions



The Mariposa Bears softball team is the 2011 league champion. They are pictured, back row, from left, Krystal Robinson, Ginny Kelsey, Danica Wages, Riley Bibby, Kelli Columbro, Laurynn Leonard, Savannah Rauch, Samantha Mossman, Madison Cardoso, Kaelee Lynch and Jessie Vegely; and front row, from left, Ashlynn Zurilgen, Tori Miller and Nellie Tucker…. An online subscription is required to view news […]

Townsend takes 8th in Meet of Champions



Mariposa’s standout field event athlete, Hanna Townsend, earned an invitation to the Meet of Champions held in Hughes Stadium at Sacramento last Saturday. She was originally selected as an alternate, but 10 minutes before she was to compete in the shot put, she found out that she could participate. After two flights, she found herself in the finals, and her […]

Parks and Rec begins swim season



The Mariposa County Public Works Department, Parks and Recreation Division will begin the swim season in May. Lap swim and aqua fitness classes will take place at the Mariposa pool beginning May 2. Lap swim is held Monday through Friday from noon to 12:45 p.m. Aqua fitness is held Monday through Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. Registration begins for […]

MES first grade Terrific Kids



The Mariposa Elementary School first grade Terrific Kids are Leslie Mendoza-Chavez, Aiden Moore, Caysie Bonds, Madison Jouett, Tobey Alvis and Terrence 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 order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive free access to the […]

MES second grade Terrific Kids



Mariposa Elementary | Contributed The Mariposa Elementary School second grade Terrific Kids are Donnie Matoud-Peterson, Emmalee Breshears, Amber Bartholomew, Skylee Butler and Nicholas Long…. 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 order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive free access […]