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Tennis team improves to 6-1

Yosemite High School’s boys tennis team (6-1, 2-0 North Sequoia League) continues to rack up wins on its way to a potential third straight league title.

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Second Wind 5k comes to Madera

Madera Rescue Mission and Madera County Food Bank partner once again for the Second Wind 5K, on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Loanmart Madera Speedway. This will be the 4th running of the annual Second Wind 5K, with participation expected to meet and exceed last year’s 489 runners and walkers of all ages. Returning is the electric Kids Mini Sprint, one lap around the speedway, known as “the fastest ⅓ mile in the west.” The Kids Mini Sprint is open to kids ages 2-10 years old.

Gregg Dodderidge

Emotional basketball season

The 2016-2017 Yosemite basketball season has to be one of the more emotional and tumultuous basketball seasons in recent memory. The boys season wrapped up with Yosemite losing their first round D-IV contest to eventual finalist Madera South 64-52 on Feb. 22. The team finished with a respectable 16-11 record and 7-3 in the North Sequoia League, good third place. It was the second straight playoff appearance for YHS.

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Yosemite Blaze softball

Girls softball is alive and well in the Mountain Area with three Yosemite Blaze girls travel teams preparing for the start of tournament play beginning in March.

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Back to back champs

The Oak Creek Intermediate School basketball team went 4-1 to win the Mountain Area Basketball Tournament held Feb. 9 at Yosemite High School.

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Boys seek 12th title

This year’s Yosemite High School boys swimming team will rely on four experienced team members to lead the 13-member team to its 12th consecutive league title - two seniors, Owen Bassett and Peter McLean and two juniors, Hunter Kahn and Hunter Duke are being counted on to give Yosemite and Coach Brandon Brokaw another league title. All went to the D-II section finals last year.

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Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

An apartment complex on River Park Road in Oakhurst, located on a portion of Fresno River known as China Creek, was flooded out on its lower level on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
Mark Evan Sierra Star
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Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

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Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding

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