Sports

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Potential college athletes trying to find way forward during Covid-19 pandemic


Quarterback Wyatt Green, above, is shown in this photo. Green has been working hard even though there have been no sports since last March. File photosLittle more than a year ago, Wyatt Green slung the touchdown pass that knotted it up, and Nate Kunz kicked the overtime field goal that secured the Mariposa County High School Grizzlies’ first football section […]

Sports remain paused



California high school athletes are eagerly awaiting the day they can return to the stadiums and gymnasiums that both host their competitions and build their communities. As the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases continues to rise across the state, however, youth sports remain in a holding pattern. Guidance on the future of local contests won’t come down from the California […]

Midpines woman sinks hole-in-one

 Maggie Martin of Midpines scored her first hole-in-one at the River Creek Golf Course in Ahwahnee on Dec. 1. On a beautiful fall day, Maggie took out her 6-iron on the 123-yard par 3 hole No. 8. The ball landed beyond the flagstick. But if you have ever played that hole, you know there is quite a slope, and her […]

MCUSD athletic director position could be adapted



The scope of the Mariposa County Unified School District’s athletic director positions could soon be redefined. What has evolved into a split role between two full-time teachers in recent years could change into a full-fledged position for one individual — if such a role is approved by school board members in the coming months. “I am interested in looking at […]


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