MCHS football in the hunt for first win

Grizzlies set to host big homecoming game this Friday night at Gold Bowl

The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies played their first league home game last week. MCHS ultimately lost to the Gustine Reds with a final score of 36-6. Junior varsity was able to grab the win with the final score being 34-12. At halftime, varsity was down 14-0. The team made a few adjustments and Laten Butler made a 25-yard catch […]

Flag football continues to show promise

After the loss to Orestimba High School (28-14) on Sept. 11, the Grizzlies Flag Football team showed up to play during their first league game against the Pacheco Panthers on Sept. 14. The team dominated with a final score of 25-6. While Juniper Helling scored two touchdowns, Rosie Neogy was also able to capitalize and get into the end zone. […]

Netters fight hard in loss

On Sept. 11, MCHS volleyball competed against Stone Ridge Christian High School and lost in three sets. During the next game on Sept. 14, junior varsity won their game against the Delhi Hawks in two sets while varsity clenched the win in three sets. The Le Grand Bulldogs were the next opponent for the Grizzlies. The rivalry could be felt […]

Special Olympics looking to increase numbers

The Mariposa-based Special Olympics team, known fondly as the Mariposa Miners, are in need of more members. Sarah Brewster has been coaching the team since it became an important part of the community about 23 years ago. “We’re down to about four participants,” said Brewster. The Special Olympics is an organization dedicated to providing sports training and competition opportunities for […]

Trout derby to be held Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

The Lake McSwain Fall Trout Derby will be held this year on Saturday, Sept. 30 and Sunday, Oct. 1. Anglers can begin fishing at 6 a.m. the first day with the derby ending at noon the following day. The Fall Derby will continue to rely on the smart phone app FishDonkey. “We are excited. Fall is a spectacular time of […]

Badger golf team off to good start

The Yosemite High School girls’ golf team is off to a hot start for the fall 2023 season, according to the district. With the absence of Angelina Tawney (‘23), who is continuing her golf career at Reedley College, sources said sophomore Sierra Brooks has emerged as the team’s leader. Brooks won the end-of-year tournament in 2022. So far this season, […]

Flag football defense improves

Coach is pleased by effort

On Sept. 5, the Grizzlies flag football team went up against the Ceres Bulldogs at Grizzly Field. The final score was 20-6 in favor of the Bulldogs. Juniper Helling scored a touchdown during the second half. “We were short handed and some players really stepped up,” said coach Bob Jaekle. Defensively, MCHS held them scoreless for the last 28 minutes […]


Big home crowd shows up for MCHS volleyball match

The crowd was noticeably larger and louder at the varsity volleyball game on Sept. 5 against Orestimba High School. The stands of the Loyd Hobby gymnasium were visibly and audibly packed with students during Neon Glow theme night. Junior varsity won their match in two sets. Varsity battled hard during the third and final set with the score staying close […]

Grizzlies jousted by Knights

MCHS finally has first home game this Friday

On Sept. 8, the Mariposa Grizzlies went to battle with the Stone Ridge Christian Knights (non-league) at Castle Air Force Base in Atwater. The Knights absolutely dominated for the majority of the game and took the win with a final score of 55-6. At halftime, the Knights led 35-0. MCHS was looking to get some momentum going in the third […]

Soccer Fall Recreation League starts

Mariposa Soccer League (MSL) hosted 19 matches on Sept. 9. Games started at 8 a.m. and continued through the day until 5 p.m. Players were full of smiles in new colorful uniforms. It was noticeable that players were learning to work together as new teammates. The sky was overcast and even a rainbow was visible. “MSL is very pleased with […]

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