Sports

Kops for Kids Softball Tourney moved to June

A softball tournament which was supposed to be held over the weekend of Dec. 7-8 has been moved to the summer. The Kops for Kids Softball Tournament has been rescheduled to June 27-28, 2020. It will still be held at Woodland Park, located at 3415 Woodland Drive. The funds raised from the tournament will be put toward the Mariposa County […]

Fantasy football radio show continues

Do you love football? Do you love competing? Then you’re sure to love the radio show “Turf, Wind and Fire,” a fantasy football show which is geared toward helping listeners compete in and win their fantasy football leagues. The show provides the latest in fantasy football news and opinions. It airs on KRYZ Mariposa Community Radio each Wednesday at 6 […]

Several fascinating storylines exist heading into the winter sports season



Mariposa’s Owen Bissmeyer (right) will look to help MCHS make a deep playoff run this season. The expectations haven’t been higher for the Grizzly boys in quite some time. Photos by Matt JohnsonThere’ll be no shortage of things to write about when it comes to athletics at Mariposa County High School this winter. Several of the winter sports teams are […]

We are going to state: Grizzlies to host football team from the Bay Area



MCHS football player Johnathan Chapman is shown in recent action. He has been key in MCHS’s passing attack. Photo by Matt JohnsonWith their thrilling win over the Denair Coyotes in the Division 7 Sac-Joaquin Section title game on Nov. 22, the Mariposa County High School football team earned itself a seat at “the big boys table,” so to speak. The […]

Oliphant one of reasons for MCHS’s turnaround



MCHS offensive coordinator Ryan Oliphant (left) hands the football section title banner to MCHS athletic director Trace DeSandres following the conclusion of the game on Nov. 22. Oliphant returned to the football program after taking a season off for personal reasons. DeSandres, meanwhile, is another of the biggest supporters of Grizzly athletics you’ll ever find. Photo by Matt Johnson You […]

Blessing adjusts to change from boys to girls hoops



Seth BlessingIt’s hard to find dependable, solid coaches in a small area like Mariposa County. Whether it’s the time commitment required or just the energy it takes to coach a team of high schoolers, it can be difficult to find those willing to become coaches. Luckily, Mariposa County High School will retain one of its coaches who is familiar with […]

Baseball players finally got long-awaited section title

Several diamondmen were on section title-winning football team which defeated Denair days ago


MCHS football players are shown streaking toward the sideline after Mariposa kicked the winning field goal against Denair in the section football championship on Nov. 22. Photo by Matt JohnsonTime heals all wounds. That saying is especially true for the Mariposa County High School baseball players who were part of last year’s collapse in the section title round against Waterford. […]

Boys hoops team struggles against bigger team

Mariposa’s Will Harris (11, right) tries to slow down a Dos Palos player during recent action. Also shown at the far right is MCHS’s Cody Truchsess. The Mariposa boys have had a tough schedule to open the 2019-20 season. Photo by Matt JohnsonAn 84-59 loss at Bradshaw Christian on Monday, Nov. 25 put a bit of a damper on Thanksgiving […]

Unique Super Bowl opp exists

You’ll want to check this out. Your child could appear in the next Super Bowl commercial — and if selected, would attend Super Bowl LIV. The National Football League is looking for the next generation of superstars. To enter, create a video that highlights your child’s football moves. Children must be between the ages of 9-12. Any skill level is […]

Breakfast of champions

Submitted photosThe Mariposa County High School Grizzly football team was treated to a champion’s breakfast at Hutchins Street Square in Lodi on Monday, Nov. 25. The Grizzlies defeated the Denair Coyotes on Nov. 22 in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 7 title game, by a score of 17-14. Mariposa used a strong dose of running back Logan Donati, who helped spark […]


Category Pages are limited to 60 days. Please use the archive page or the search box to find older articles.