Soccer captain talks fundamentals

Head coach reflects on season and where things are headed for the team

For the Mariposa County High School boys soccer team, head coach Shane Burgin said the season has been going good for the team and himself, but he admits there is a lot of work to do. “The kids are having fun and it’s a huge improvement from last year,” said Burgin. “We have yet to win a game, but last […]



The Mariposa Bears cheerleaders attended the Jamz Nationals competition in Las Vegas on Jan. 20-21. The Junior Novice Girls earned second place and the Junior Varsity/ Varsity combo team came in third place with zero deductions added to their overall score.

SPOTLIGHT: Grizzly Basketball

Clearly now, the rain is gone

Head coach reflects on season and weather impact on league competition

The Mariposa County High School girls soccer team won a league game against Le Grand on Jan. 20, by a score of 5-1. Head coach Adam Finney spoke about the success of the season after the game took place. “We started out strong. Our wings played well and really were a threat to get behind them. Both had assists. This […]

Girls win rival game

Dispute ends game early, score 47-11

The Mariposa Grizzlies toughened up during the game against the Le Grand Bulldogs on Jan. 20. The girls varsity basketball team won the game by a score of 47-11. The current standings for the team is 6-7 in the regular season and 3-2 in southern league play. Varsity basketball player Mia Hansen spoke about how the team is growing and […]


The first half of the Mariposa County High School boys varsity basketball game against Le Grand was pretty evenly matched. The Grizzlies couldn’t bring their score above seven points throughout the first quarter. The score was 11-7 at the beginning of the second quarter. That all changed before the game reached halftime, because Mariposa turned the score around to 25-20 […]

Mariposa Miners coach reflects on 23 year commitment

The Mariposa Miners is a Mariposa-based Special Olympics team that set its roots in the community over 23 years ago. Sarah Brewster has been a coach for the team since the beginning and she recently spoke about what’s next for the group. “Basketball practice will be starting next month, with coaches David Wise and Brian Reyes,” said Brewster. Wise has […]

Now, we feast

MCHS set to celebrate football season

The Mariposa County High School varsity football team left the playoffs after losing against the Stone Ridge Christian Knights on Nov. 10, by a score of 36-13. The Grizzlies earned the fourth place spot in southern league play in the end and closed the entire season out with seven wins and four losses. Varsity head coach Spencer Arebalo said if […]

Weather puts a damper on league games

A series of Mariposa County High School league games have been canceled this week due to the weather. The first set of games that were canceled were the boys basketball and soccer games that were supposed to take place against Denair High School on Jan. 4. “Denair’s principal did not feel safe sending the team up with the newly declared […]

Mariposa wrestlers bring home win


Three Mariposa County High School students, August Seymour, Ian White and Ty Holt, competed in the two-day Lloyd C. Engel Folkstyle wrestling tournament in Escalon on Jan. 5-6. Seymour took home a first place medal for his weight class of 126 pounds. White took home a second place medal for his weight class of 152 pounds. Ty Holt also received […]

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