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This week in sports

MCHS sports teams will be heading into their respective postseason tournaments this coming week. At press time on Tuesday afternoon, it was not known when and where each team would be playing, or who their opponents would be. Check the Mariposa Gazette Facebook page for updates regarding game schedules. … An online subscription is required to view news content on […]

Lady Griz shut down Denair, go undefeated in league games



MCHS’s Kylie Ward shoots over the outstretched arms of Denair’s McKenna Potter in MCHS’s win on Monday evening. Photo by Matt Johnson The Grizzlies rule the Southern League. Not that it’s a huge surprise at this point. The Mariposa County High School girls basketball team won its 17th straight game and went undefeated in league play with a 60-26 win […]

Canapary’s hat trick leads team into playoffs

Take one look back at the Mariposa County High School girls soccer team’s schedule, and there is no doubt the team has gotten better as the season has gone on. The second half of the schedule is filled with “W’s” all the way down the column. MCHS has been winning games they’ve needed to in order to stay rolling along. […]

MCHS boys avoid last place finish in soccer

It’s been a season of progress for the Mariposa County High School boys soccer team. Although the team’s overall record isn’t what most would consider a successful season, for the Grizzlies, this season was more about moving in the right direction. After not winning a game the season before, MCHS won five games this season and had the chance to […]

Stanners golf tourney set

The seventh annual Kynan James Stanners Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, March 10 at Eagle Springs Golf and Country Club in Friant. This tournament includes a straight drive, long drive, closest to the pin and a four-man scramble. A hole-in-one competition will be sponsored by Steve’s Chevrolet. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start. […]

Borba settles in as coach, team heading to Masters



Angie BorbaFor Angie Borba, working with the youth in the community is pretty much a calling in life. “I think I have a lot to offer,” said Borba. Borba has worked with dozens of children over the years as a martial arts instructor. It’s a big time commitment. When she’s not involved with the youth at Mariposa Martial Arts Academy, […]

Making his way back

High school senior steps on court one last time following gruesome injury


Casey Miller (3) made his way back onto the court for a brief moment last week. The MCHS senior has been sidelined much of the season with a serious knee injury. Miller was honored by the fans and teammates as he made his way off the court. Photos by Matt JohnsonAs one die-hard fan of the Mariposa County High School […]

Grapplers to send nine to divisionals

For the fifth straight year, the Mariposa County High School wrestling team has won the Southern League tournament. But it didn’t come as easy as in years past. MCHS won by just three points over Waterford on Saturday afternoon. The tournament was held at Orestimba High School. MCHS’s Michael Wilson placed first in his weight class, and Bryce Norris, Walt […]

Acker-James sets season scoring mark

MCHS boys clinch Southern League hoops title with ease


Devon Acker-James has scored 610 points this season, a record. Photo by Matt Johnson Devon Acker-James has dazzled spectators all season long with his amazing scoring abilities. On Monday, the Mariposa County High School junior set the single season scoring record for MCHS boys basketball. Acker-James finished with 610 points this season, surpassing the former record holder, Mike Moore, who […]

Marlins set their best marks at major Indiana swim meet

The Yosemite Marlins Swim Club, the area youth swim team, sent its first travel team out of state to the Carmel Swim Club Winter Invitational in Indiana. The members on the team, pictured at the Indiana University Natatorium, are (from left) Grace Clerkin, Dominic DeBernardi, Tammy Kudela, Jonah Dacanay and Coury Jones. Submitted photosThe Yosemite Marlins Swim Club (YMSC), the […]


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