Wendy Alexander/The Madera Tribune Madera South’s Daniel Maciel rises up to send a header on goal for the first score in Tuesday’s victory over Clovis West. Chemistry has been the key to the success for the Madera South boys soccer team. That was true last season when the Stallions took the Div. III NorCal State title and Central Section championship. The same type of chemistry is once again helping the Stallions in the new season. “Ever since elementary, it’s the same guys g
Wendy Alexander/The Madera Tribune Madera’s Stephenie Jordan drives past a Sunnyside player during Wednesday’s victory. Jordan scored eight points to go with eight rebounds in the win. The Madera Coyotes girls basketball team battled in a low-scoring affair to come away with a 35-27 victory over the Sunnyside-Fresno Wildcats on the first day of the four-day Madera Shootout at Madera South. Cathy Figueroa, BriAnn Houghton and Stephenie Jordan each scored eight points for the C
Courtesy of UC Merced Athletics Former Madera South girls volleyball standout Dominique Andrews was named an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American for the second straight season after her senior year at UC Merced. UC Merced women’s volleyball graduating seniors Dominique Andrews and Jaysonna Johnson were named 2019 NAIA honorable mention All-Americans, announced Tuesday morning by the association. Andrews (Madera South) earns her second straight honorable mention All-American h
Madera County Chief Administrative Officer Eric Fleming on Sunday notified the Madera County Board of Supervisors of his intention to resign his $306,000-a-year job before the end of 2020. In his resignation letter to the Supervisors, Fleming said, “All good things come to an end, and I believe that 2020 will be the perfect year for me to wrap up loose ends and step down as CAO. “The decision was a difficult one, and something I’ve been contemplating for the last year or so.
Earlier Monday, California State Treasurer Fiona Ma visited Valley Children’s Hospital and presented the organization with a resolution recognizing the outstanding care it provides to children in California. During her visit, Treasurer Ma toured the hospital to see firsthand the significant impact the Children’s Hospital Bond Act funding has had on Valley Children’s programs and services. “I’ve personally witnessed the good work this hospital does. It provides excellent care
Tyler Takeda/The Madera Tribune Madera South’s Damion Sheriff works to put his 115-pound opponent into a pinning situation at Saturday’s Chukchansi Invitational at Madera South. Sheriff earned a seventh place finish at one of the premier wrestling tournaments in the state. For years, the annual Chukchansi Invitational, hosted by Madera South, has been one of the premier early-season tournaments in California and the weekend's wasn’t any different. With almost 50 teams converg
For the first time in four years of running a wrestling tournament, Liberty Hawks wrestling coach Jay Pumarejo finally gets his team to wrestle at home — in the Liberty High School gymnasium. “Since my arrival in the community, the administration has been very supportive,” he said. “Us hosting at Liberty High for the first time is a perfect example of how much they love our program. We’re excited to have it at Liberty.” After the first three years at Ranchos Middle School, th
Three of the top teams in California will be among the 12 teams playing Friday and Saturday on Lee DaSilva Field in Memorial Stadium in the third annual Madera Showcase presented by Cen Cal Sports. Carondelet-Concord (5th in the Nation, 2nd in Northern California), Liberty-Brentwood (25th in the state, 7th in NorCal) and Clovis North (25th in Southern California) will be amongst the teams in the prestigious two-day tournament, hosted by the Coyotes girls soccer team. “We have