Sports

14th annual All Comers meet set

Any athlete of any age interested in running, jumping and throwing are invited to show off their skills at the 14th annual All Comers Meet. It is sponsored by the Mariposa County High School track and field team and will be held at the MCHS track on Saturday, April 28. Registration is at 9 a.m. with the meet starting at […]

SFC holding three outdoor events

The Sierra Foothill Conservancy will host three community events on the weekend of April 21- 22. • Yoga Walk with Carol Hart on the Striped Rock Conservation Easement. Beginners are welcome. It will be held Saturday, April 21 at 9 a.m. • Trabucco Wildfire Walk with Michael Ross. It will be held Saturday, April 21 at 9 a.m. • Earth […]

Lifeguard training course slated

An American Red Cross lifeguard training course will be offered in Mariposa soon. It will be held May 1-4 from 3:3 -6:30 p.m. and May 5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mariposa County Pool. The cost is $250. For more information contact April Hawley at Mariposa County Parks and Recreation, 966-2498 or ahawley@mariposacounty.org. … An online subscription […]

Paseo de Mariposa coming up in a few weeks

Paseo de Mariposa, a 5K Family Fun Run and 12K Trail Run, will be held on May 5. The races start at the Mariposa County Courthouse. The event promotes health and overall wellness. The mission is to engage adults and children in active lifestyles. All children under the age of 18 years are eligible to participate in the 5K at […]

Grizzly golfers split two matches

MCHS’s Matthew Fryer is shown in golf action from last year. Photo by Matt JohnsonThe Mariposa County High School golf team split its two matches last week. On Tuesday MCHS defeated Denair 264 to 303. Chase Dubberke and Matthew Fryer were the low scorers for the Grizzlies, each coming in with a nine over par 45. Sawyer Shaddix carded a […]

Athletic event to battle MS set for April 29

The Mariposa County 4-H Citizenship project is planning its sixth annual Multiple Sclerosis Bike-a-Thon for Sunday, April 29. This is open to the public and all ages are invited to participate. Again this year, the event will be open to runners and walkers. The 10 mile course starts in Catheys Valley, at the corner of Highway 140 and Indian Gulch […]

Gridders adjust to major loss

In other news, weight room project nearly finished


Quarterback Colton Weidner is no longer attending MCHS. Photo by Matt JohnsonAnyone who has watched Mariposa County High School athletics over the past two years knows Colton Weidner is a standout performer. But unfortunately for coaches at MCHS, Weidner is no longer around. Weidner, who will be a senior next school year, has moved with his family out of the […]

A show of strength

MCHS softball team dominating league


MCHS catcher Kiya Smith is shown tagging out a Le Grand Bulldogs baserunner at home plate, preventing a run from scoring. Photo by Matt JohnsonWith the softball game against Le Grand hanging in the balance, Mariposa County High School catcher Kiya Smith went out to the pitching mound to talk to her teammate, Violet Matlock. MCHS was leading by three […]

Acker-James honored by valley media following historic season

Devon Acker-James was MCHS’s leading scorer last season as a junior. He was honored recently by the Merced Sun-Star. Photo by Matt JohnsonA Mariposa athlete capped off a historic season with one more honor. Devon Acker-James was named to the Merced Sun- Star’s All-Area high school basketball honors list. Acker- James set the single season scoring record for the Mariposa […]

Grizzly track and field team finally has chance to show what it’s got

Track and field athletes from Mariposa County High School finally got a chance to compete and show what they’re capable of during two meets last week. MCHS competed in the Southern League’s third meet of the season last Friday at Atwater High School, and then turned around on Saturday and competed in the Hughson Vintage Invitational, held at Turlock High […]


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