Sports

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 […]

Griz claim the SL season title on mats



Bryce Norris (shown) won his match over Venture Academy last week. MCHS earned the Southern League regular season title. Photo by Matt JohnsonOn an emotional night in which the seniors were honored, the Mariposa County High School wrestling team put emotions aside for a moment and took care of business. MCHS hosted two other schools and defeated both, winning over […]

MCHS boys run past rivals on hardwood

Grizzlies shoot 15-of-19 in one quarter in win against Waterford


MCHS’s Will Harris (24) ties to slow down a Le Grand player during JV action. Photo by Matt Johnson After giving up 12 first quarter points to Le Grand’s Beto Marquez, coach Bob Jaekle was searching for answers. His decision to give Leo Kari the assignment to slow down Marquez helped the Mariposa County High School boys basketball team to […]


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