Mother, daughter terrorized in local carjacking

Robert CardenasA local mother and her daughter won’t soon forget their trip home from a football game. Just after 9 p.m. last Friday night, the pair turned off of Highway 49 North onto Bear Valley Road on their way home to Lake Don Pedro after watching their son and brother play football. The next sequence of events would rattle even […]

Treasure seekers

Dan Tucker | The Gazette Hundreds of residents and visitors flooded the grounds of the annual Hornitos Flea Market last Sunday morning in the historic town. The large crowd browsed booth after booth of sale items from tack to trinkets and everything in between. Unlike last year, the weather cooperated and mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine marked the event…. […]

Penalty-plagued Grizzlies prevail

Varsity Grizzly Liam Fieldsted (No. 22) continues to run roughshod over SAL defenses. Last Friday night, he racked up 117 yards on 14 carries with two touchdowns. Other pictures from Friday night’s game are available for purchase at’s a word that has become the name badge of Mariposa County High School football teams over the past few seasons: Defense. […]


Haztech wins as league winds down

In last Tuesday’s week’s final regular season action in the Mariposa Parks and Recreation Department’s Adult Softball League Haztech Systems edged the Outlaws, 12-11. Haztech took and early lead and held off the Outlaws’ scoring threats to post a rare win. Last Thursday’s games saw the Rowdys fall to the Traitors, 17-15 in a close contest. The Rowdys took and […]

JVs spank Knights, 21-7

Junior varsity Grizzly Philip Rauch continues to pound the ground for yards. He finished last Friday’s game with 101 yards receiving and 82 yards rushing in the JV’s win. Additional photos are available at screen pass has become a potent weapon for Mariposa’s junior varsity football team, especially in the hands of Philip Rauch. Last Friday night, Mariposa County […]

Golf tourney raises scholarship money

Arlene yaley | Contributed The women’s winners are pictured, from left, Candice Flammang, Maggie Martin, Betty Day and Barb Hamilton.On Saturday, Sept. 24, Mariposa Rotary held its annual Mollie Suh Yaley Scholarship Golf Tournament. The tough economy didn’t seem to matter, as over 92 hole sponsors and 116 players chipped in to raise funds to send two Mariposa students college […]

Diggin’ it out

Jill Ballinger | The Gazette Sophomore Tierney Pretzer digs deep to return a Turlock Christian serve during the junior varsity game last Thursday. The JV Grizzlies took the match, 2-1…. 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. […]

Doc’s Pigskin Predictions

Well the Southern Athletic League (SAL) is beginning to shake out, and there are some definite trends. Le Grand and its offensive machine are steam-rolling over the SAL with most of its opponents providing a speed bump, at best; Mariposa shutting down virtually any offense thrown at it, and the surprise of the league, Delhi, manhandling teams that had always […]

Soccer squad falls

Mariposa’s varsity boys’ soccer team dropped a 5-2 Southern Athletic League match to Le Grand’s Bulldogs Tuesday afternoon, moving the Grizzlies’ league mark to 3-4 and 4-7 on the season. Ryland Radanovich and Dillon Acker- James each scored a solo goal for Mariposa. Splitting duties in front of the net, Max Archer had seven saves, and Jesse Marcell had four […]


Spikers remains undefeated in SAL

Jill Ballinger | The Gazette Varsity Grizzly Khristina Schellentrager (No. 6) drops a kill over the net against Turlock Christian last Thursday night. The girls continue to roll through Southern Athletic League play. The Lady Grizzlies host two home games next week on Tuesday and Thursday.After a convincing 3-1 Southern Athletic League over archrival Le Grand Tuesday (25-23, 23-25, 26-24, […]