The rest of the best: here’s part two of the greatest Grizzlies

Bruce Vegely played professional baseball years ago. Submitted photoIn last week’s edition of the Gazette, a partial list was presented of the greatest athletes in the history of Mariposa County High School athletics. The list was voted on by a panel of voters, made up of Trace DeSandres (athletic director and former athlete), Loyd Hobby (former coach/athletic director), Ed Vegely […]

Atkins nails buzzer shot to lift MCHS

Blake Atkins (shown with ball) sank a shot at the buzzer on Saturday to lift MCHS over Bret Harte in basketball. Photo by Matt Johnson They persevered all day long, like climbers going up a big hill. And at the end, it finally paid off. Trailing by one point, Blake Atkins lofted a high arcing shot in the paint over […]

Lady Griz heating up on hardwood just in time for league play

Lily Heavner has been heating up over the last few games. Photo by Matt Johnson A slow start didn’t stop the Mariposa County High School girls basketball team from beating Bret Harte 50-28 last Friday in Mariposa. “Defensively I thought we were okay,” said MCHS coach Trace DeSandres. “We rebounded and got the ball up the floor.” Neither team scored […]

Cars and Coffee to hit the streets this spring

Event now in the works, will raise money for area schools

John Kirby is shown standing next to his 2012 SS Camaro. As a passionate lover of cars, Kirby is excited to plan a Cars and Coffee event. He said he is even planning a Trucks and Coffee event, dedicated to the big trucks of Mariposa County. Photo by Matt JohnsonA new event is in the planning stage, and it could […]

A lot going on in Cathey’s Valley

Kids First gives large grant Sierra Foothill Charter School is the recipient of a $2,307 grant that will provide a library management system and eBooks to expand the school’s library offerings digitally for students and classrooms. Kids First board member Kori Smith (left) presented the check to principal Mindy Bolar. Teacher Chelsea Stillwell and parent volunteer Jill Harry helped write […]

Fundraiser to pay for busing to Yosemite

Steve’s Sportsmans Cafe will be holding a fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 6. Steve’s will serve pancake breakfasts in the morning and spaghetti dinners at night, and proceeds from those orders will help raise funds to allow fourth and fifth graders at Mariposa Elementary School to take enrichment field trips to Yosemite National Park. Specifically, the funds will pay to cover […]

Adult ed classes offered in spring

Starting this semester, the Mariposa County Office of Education is offering new classes for adults. The still growing list of classes includes varied opportunities from earning a diploma to songwriting and jewelry making. Class sessions will be held for six to eight weeks. Mariposa Diploma/GED – Schedule may vary. Adults who would like to complete their high school diploma or […]


Lion’s Club slates Crab Feed The annual Lions Club of Mariposa Crab Feed is set for Feb. 3 , 2018. It is the largest fundraiser of the year for the club. There will be an auction that features many prizes, including a hunting trip for two to New Zealand. Tickets are $45 per person. Table decorating will be at 4:30 […]

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