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Grizzly wrestlers dispatch three Southern League foes



Mariposa’s Travis Gowdy battled through illness last week to defeat Orestimba’s Gerardo Torres at the 172-pound weight class. Photos by Matt JohnsonIf you love wrestling, last week’s event at Mariposa County High School would have been the perfect spot to be. MCHS hosted a four team event with its Southern League counterparts. In attendance to wrestle were MCHS, Orestimba, Denair/Turlock […]

Soccer team takes a step back

MCHS boys flat in effort against Gustine Reds

After a monumental effort finished in a tie against league powerhouse Le Grand on Jan. 11, the Mariposa County High School boys soccer team had a dud last week. The Grizzlies dropped a 2-1 game on the road to the Gustine Reds last Friday. The loss dropped the Grizzlies to 4-4-1 this season and 3-2-1 in Southern League games. “We […]

After long layoff, Griz escape 2-1

It had been a while since the last time they took the field, but the Mariposa County High School girls soccer team defeated Gustine 2-1 last Thursday. MCHS hadn’t played a game since Dec. 20 due to the school’s holiday break. But the Lady Grizzlies scored twice in the second half to propel them to the win over Gustine, a […]

MCHS girls breeze past two familiar foes on hardwood

Griz haven’t lost since early season game against Merced

MCHS’s Taylor Vegely (right, 1) goes up for a layup over a lengthy Gustine defender during MCHS’s big win last week. Submitted photos by Tammi Richards They’re continuing to win games, but the Mariposa County High School girls basketball team would like a bit more of a challenge before the playoffs start. The Grizzlies crushed two Southern League opponents last […]

Grizzly hoop boys remain undefeated in league play

The Mariposa County High School boys basketball team has been the cream of the Southern League crop over the past few years. That seems to be the case again this season. The Grizzlies have won all six of their league contests, with two of those wins coming on the road last week. MCHS defeated the Waterford Wildcats 91-75 on Wednesday […]

The great sports movie debate

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I got in a debate with my family recently. I grew up with four siblings, so we had our share of disagreements from time to time. This recent debate, however, was all in good fun. I have a massive group text with my siblings and my parents. Occasionally we’ll talk about off-the-wall stuff, like this movie debate. I was watching […]

Open gym periods now held at MCHS

Mariposa County Parks and Recreation officials have begun holding adult coed volleyball and adult men’s basketball open gyms in the Mariposa County High School gymnasium. The scheduled time for volleyball is 8-9:45 a.m. while the time for basketball is 9:45-11:30 a.m. Parks and Recreation officials are hoping to gauge the interest/attendance at the open gym sessions to determine whether it […]

Sports radio show airing every week

A sports-themed radio show has been going strong since the start of last year. “Mariposa Sports Talk” continues weekly on KRYZ Radio, 98.5 FM. The show features local and national sports discussions, occasionally with guests from the community or special guests who phone in. It airs on Saturdays from 10:30-11 a.m. on KRYZ, 98.5 LPFM. The show also streams online […]


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