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Badgers finish league play with 66-61 win

The Yosemite High boys basketball team (15-10, 6-3 North Sequoia League) ended league play by defeating Washington Union (11-18, 7-3 NSL) 66-61 in Easton Feb. 15, tying them in second place in the NSL with Union.

Tony Krizan

Storms bring snow, spring will be exciting

After five years of drought, 2017 started out with over double the amount of rain and snow from previous years. With road washouts, overflowing streams and the testing of our skills installing and removing tire chains, it’s not fun having the entire winter season in one month.

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Lions beat Lady Badgers for share of NSL title

Shooting a lackluster and uncharacteristic 12 of 58 (20.6%) from the field, including 0 for 9 from 3-point range, the Yosemite High girls basketball team (18-11, 9-1 NSL) had its run for an undefeated league season stopped one game short last night - with a 48-38 home court defeat at the hands of Kerman (25-5, 9-1 NSL).

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Section rankings

This has been a strong year for individual basketball players, both boys and girls, at Minarets and Yosemite High. A number of mountain basketball players maintain significant rankings in the entire Central Section and not just their individual divisions.

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Seasons end for Minarets basketball

The Minarets Mustangs girls basketball squad (9-12, 3-6 West Sequoia League), squared off against the Riverdale Cowboys, (11-11, 5-4 WSL), in their final league game Feb. 14. Minarets lost to the Cowboys Jan. 24, 48-25 but the Mustangs were coming off a 47-22 win against Parlier, a team they have swept in three meetings. The final score was not available at press time.

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Lady Badgers clinch share of league crown

With two victories over Washington Union and the cancellation of the Chowchilla game last week, the Yosemite High School girls basketball team (17-10, 8-0 North Sequoia League) is one game ahead in league play.

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Badgers start soccer playoffs at home Tuesday

It will be off to the playoff races for the Yosemite High School girls soccer team (14-4-1, 7-2-1 North Sequoia League) this week, as they open the first rounds of D-III play with a home game against Golden West of Visalia (7-8-2, 5-5-1 West Yosemite League) on Tuesday.

Gregg Dodderidge

A super game

My wife Christy and I got to spend Super Bowl Sunday with our awesome neighbors Scott McGhee and Julie Truelove. It’s a very loving home with a strong emphasis on sports. Julie’s daughters Amanda and Kayla are Badger JV volleyball players.

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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.
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Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

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