Hoops allstars to shine at Modesto College event

Milea ApplingTwo athletes from Mariposa County High School will have another chance to shine at the high school level. Milea Appling and Devon Acke r – Jame s of MCHS were both selected to play in the upcoming 24th annual Six County All-Star Basketbal l Games, featuring talent from all over the Central Valley and surrounding area. The games will […]

Baseball team takes the Hilmar tourney, Kari MVP

MCHS baseball coach Justin Kleinsmith (left) is shown with MCHS athlete Leo Kari at this year’s Hilmar Tournament, held last week. Kari was named MVP, while Kleinsmith claimed the tournament trophy for the first time as coach. Submitted photoFor the first time ever for coach Justin Kleinsmith, his baseball team has captured the trophy at the annual Hilmar baseball tournament. […]

Miners meet still set for May 18

The Mariposa Miners Special Olympics team is hosting a regional track and field meet on Saturday, May 18 at Mariposa County High School’s track. An opening ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. with competition beginning shortly after. The event will end in early afternoon. Athletes from Mariposa and surrounding counties will be competing. The public is invited to attend. Volunteers […]

Reunited, and it feels so good: Appling chooses Fresno City, will play hoops again with Dubberke

Milea Appling (shown with ball) has had a goal of playing at the college level, and now that dream will become reality. Appling committed to play at Fresno City College beginning next season. Photos by John MabonOne of the most dynamic and unstoppable duos in the history of Mariposa County High School girls basketball will now reunite at the college […]

MCHS splits four games at NorCal

Megan Harris of MCHS (right) performed well at the Nor- Cal softball tournament last week, batting 6-for-11. Photo by Matt JohnsonPlaying in the NorCal Tournament is always a test for high school softball teams in the area, and is a great way to gear up for the final few games of the season. The Mariposa County High School softball team […]

Ranking the greatest quarterbacks of all-time is no easy task


Aaron Rodgers (left) shown in a preseason game, could continue to rise in the rankings of the greatest quarterbacks before he retires. Photo by John MabonI’ve probably read a hundred books that rank the greatest football players in history. Sometimes, the books have centered exclusively on who the greatest quarterbacks are. It made me stop and think about who I […]

Former high school star Matlock has adjusted nicely at Division I school

Violet Matlock is shown in action with the Mariposa County High School softball team during a postseason game in 2017. She is now playing at Bucknell University. Photo by Matt JohnsonEditor’s note: This is the first of a two-part story about local athlete Violet Matlock, who is now playing softball at Bucknell University. It’s been a year of adjustments for […]

QB Club fundraiser set this weekend at Steve’s

An upcoming fundraiser is aimed at helping the Mariposa County High School football program. The Grizzlies Quarterback Club fundraiser breakfast and dinner will be held Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 at Steve’s Sportsmans Cafe. Steve’s is located at 3441 Woodland Drive. Breakfast and dinner “Grizzly” specials will be available. A portion of each meal sold goes toward supporting […]

Sports radio show now on hiatus

A sports themed radio show which has been broadcasted locally for over a year is taking a short hiatus. “Mariposa Sports Talk,” which has aired on Mariposa Community Radio’s KRYZ 98.5FM, will take a short break for the next several weeks. It is anticipated the show will go back on the air in the summer. The show has featured interviews […]

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