That time the scoreboard went out


In four years of sportswriting, I’ve never seen anything quite like what took place on Tuesday evening.

As you have probably read on page B-1 by now, the scoreboard stopped working during the Mariposa County High School freshmen boys basketball games. It caused a long delay while support staff worked on the issue, which then forced the junior varsity game to be cut short so the varsity game could be played on time.

The scoreboard never did start working, which meant the players couldn’...

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