Park death toll is high, but not close to record



Wikimedia Commons | Contributed Yosemite search-and-rescue teams have scaled back recovery operations for two visitors who went over 317-foot Vernal Fall in July. The body of a third victim was recovered in August. This year’s Yosemite death total of 20 is higher than average but far from a record.Recovery operations for two victims of July’s Vernal Fall tragedy have been […]

Grizzly Band returns from remarkable trip to NYC



The band poses for a group shot in New York City. They made quite a splash with other bands and the public as they put on an impromptu concert before the parade.Members of Mariposa County High School’s Grizzly Band spent an unforgettable seven days in New York City in November, and they are back and reflecting on the experience. Last […]

Six Grizzlies named All-SAL players



Six Mariposa football players landed All-Southern Athletic League honors in recent voting by the league’s coaches. Seniors J.R. Chenot and Wyatt Ellis were both named All-SAL, as were juniors Liam Fieldsted and Chase Gibson. Senior Cody Stitt and junior Giacob DelGrego received honorable mention. Mariposa’s standout senior lineman, Bryce Williams, was named the league’s Outstanding Lineman. Sac-Joaquin Section and SAL […]

Grizzly basketball goes full speed



Grizzly senior Jimmy Neri (No. 15) puts up two points in the annual Foundation Game in Mariposa on Monday night. The Grizzlies lost to Los Banos, 63-47, and traveled to Summerville Tuesday night. The boys return home to host Yosemite High School on Saturday night. Game times are 3, 4:30 and 6 p.m…. An online subscription is required to view […]

Lady Grizzlies begin season



Maxxine Peña (No. 11) races a Los Banos player during the Lady Grizzlies’ season home opener on Monday night. The girls dropped the contest 45- 33 and hosted Atwater’s Falcons on Tuesday night. They face the Reds in Chowchilla on Friday, and Buhach Colony’s Thunder next Tuesday night…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. […]

Lions host football dinner



The Mariposa Lions Club will be sponsoring the annual Mariposa Grizzly football banquet on Dec. 14 in Building A at the fairgrounds. A ham dinner with sidedishes will be at 6:30 p.m. at a cost of $8 per plate. Those planning to attend are asked to call Earl by Dec. 8 at 966-6852. … An online subscription is required to […]

MYBL plans season



It is basketball season again and the Mariposa Youth Basketball League (MYBL) is ready to begin its fifth season. MYBL is for boys and girls grades three through six. Signups will be held on Saturday Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at the MCHS gym. Interested parties can also get registration forms at the MYBL Web site. All games […]

Bears win McSwain tournament



The Mariposa Bears basketball “Team One” finished second place in the McSwain Tournament. Final score of the championship game was 51-50. Pictured, back row from left, are Zack Smith, Jake Williams,Noah Rockwood, Alex Saenz, Logan Scherf,Dalton Rockwood, Lukas Hart,and Daniel Taylor; front row, from left, are Wade Wight, Dillon Mah, Bradley Chambers, Ryen Ward and Oracio Lara…. An online subscription […]

Pizza Factory



The Mariposa CYSA U10 team, pictured above, was sponsored by Mariposa Pizza Factory. The team is part of the MAYSA organization…. 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 online […]

Pioneer Market



The Mariposa CYSA U12 team, pictured above, was sponsored by Pioneer Market. The team is part of the MAYSA organization…. 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 online edition; […]