Mariposa County is known for its generosity.
John Kirby, a resident of northern Mariposa County, is donating basketball backboards, purchased with his own money, to Greeley Hill Elementary so the hoops can be upgraded there.
He is hoping it will allow the children to start playing home games at the site.
“They have to travel and we’re not able to have home games in town,” Kirby said.
He said the purchase should happen “right away,” once the specifications for the backboards are determined. ...
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