MCUSD prepares for disaster



There is a storm brewing in state government as the governor’s newest budget proposal has been unveiled. The clouds are particularly dark over the Mariposa County Unified School District. Officials there are battening down the hatches, and preparing for the disaster that the latest state budget catastrophe might cause. Confidence is high that the forecast is dim, and the skies […]

Honoring the law



New Life Christian Fellowship hosted the community for a special ceremony honoring all law enforcement. The event took place last Saturday and featured contributions from local, state and federal agencies, as well as a worship time led by the New Life Pastor Eric Von Raeder…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading […]

Elite chefs offer culinary excellence at annual event



A couple enjoys a tasting event following a chef’s demonstration last week. They are silhouetted by the beauty of Yosemite outside the Solarium window at The Ahwahnee Hotel.In 1985, Yosemite’s famous Ahwahnee Hotel was beginning what would become an annual tradition that has grown and evolved into one of the country’s premiere culinary events: Chefs’ Holidays. Now, 27 years later, […]

Frosh drill Reds



While moving their Southern Athletic League record to a perfect 4-0, Mariposa’s freshman basketball team ripped Gustine last week, 53-34. Mariposa led, 13-4, at the end of the first quarter, and 26-20 at the half before uncorking a 21- point third quarter to put the game out of reach. Jayden Battles led the young Grizzlies in the scorebook with 20 […]

Grizzlies edge Bulldogs, 66-65



It was a thriller in Le Grand on Tuesday night. Mariposa’s Grizzlies edged the arch-rival Bulldogs, 66-65, to stay in the hunt for the Southern Athletic League crown with a 6-1 mark. Jimmy Neri’s buzzer-beating lay-up on a feed from Wyatt Ellis gave Mariposa the win in a contest that was close the entire distance. “Jimmy really stepped up for […]

Bears basketball



The Mariposa Bears “A” basketball team continues its season. The team is pictured above. They are Logan Scherf, Noah Rockwood, Lukas Hart, Jake Williams, Bradley Chambers, Dalton Rockwood, Zack Smith, Kyle King, Alex Saenz, Fernando Martin, and King Radanovich. Not pictured is Daniel Woods…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please […]

Youth sports enrolling players



Mariposa Girls Youth Softball League (MGYSL) and Little League sign-ups will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall on the corner of Highways 140 and 49 North. For questions on softball call 966-1185. Information about Little League is available by calling 966-1786. Volunteers are always needed, especially […]

Babe Ruth holds sign-ups



Yosemite Gateway Babe Ruth League sign-ups will be on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Mariposa. New applicants need to complete a participation application and provide a birth certificate copy, proof of residency and the $85 participation fee. Returning players do not need to provide a birth certificate […]

Mariposa rips Gustine



Mariposa’s Emily Brossard (No. 44) pops in a jump shot against Turlock Christian last week. The Lady Grizzlies host Ripon Christian in a key SAL contest Thursday evening.Monday evening, Mariposa’s Lady Grizzlies spanked Le Grand on the Bulldogs’ home court, 47-17, to move their Southern Athletic League mark to 5-2. Mariposa raced off to a 13-1 advantage in the first […]

Adams makes UCD dean’s list



JESSIE ADAMSJessie Adams, a 2008 graduate of Mariposa County High School, has been named to the dean’s honors list for the fall quarter, 2011, at the University of California, Davis. Adams is a double major in international relations and art history. She will graduate in June and then plans to attend graduate school. She is the daughter of Tom and […]