For The first time since 2015, the Liberty Hawks softball team will play for a Central Section Championship. After a 1-0 victory over No. 2 seeded Templeton, the third-seeded Hawks played top-seed Tulare on Thursday for the Div. III championship. The Hawks last won a Central Section Championship in 2012. The Hawks battled in a tight game Tuesday against Templeton and overcame four hits and eight walks by freshman pitcher Karsyn Bauer, who picked up the win. “We survived eight
For The Madera Tribune Madera Coyotes boys water polo and swimmers, from left, William Magdic, Garrin Hatfield, Rajan Bains, Elijah Ceballos, and Enrique Solis gather during their senior season. Last month, the Madera Coyotes swim team honored five graduating seniors for their work for the past four years. However, the work of William Magdic, Garrin Hatfield, Rajan Bains, Elijah Ceballos and Enrique Solis actually began in middle school. Three of the five have known each othe
What started as a typical Juneteenth celebration turned into so much more, including honoring Madera-born Olympian Lee Evans, who passed away in May. “It started tiny and now it’s escalating to be an amazing event,” said Madera City Councilwoman Anita Evans (no relation). “The veterans will be participating. We will have proclamations coming in. The fire department is going to raise their big flag. We’re going to honor Lee Evans during the Juneteenth celebration. We have a wh
Wendy Alexander/Madera Tribune File Photo Saint Joachim Catholic Church. The Diocese of Fresno Catholic Churches has notified pastors and administrators of Madera that they will begin celebrating mass at 100 percent capacity beginning Saturday. Saint Joachim Catholic Church will begin celebrating mass at 100 percent capacity beginning Saturday. The Diocese of Fresno Catholic Churches notified the pastors and administrators of the upcoming changes recently. When the COVID-19 p
It may have taken a little longer, but summer has hit Central California and it’s going to get a lot warmer this week. According to The Weather Channel, the high for Wednesday will be 102 degrees. However, it may seem cool compared to the rest of the week. Thursday’s high is expected to be 111 degrees, followed by 112 on Friday and 111 on Saturday. The City of Madera has activated its cooling center at the Frank Bergon Senior Center from Wednesday through Friday from 8 a.m.-8
Tyler Takeda/The madera Tribune Madera’s Isaac Flores swings at a pitch for a seventh inning double that drove in two runs in Friday’s 11-2 victory over Fresno. Flores had three hits, drove in three runs and scored two runs in the win. No matter the Fresno Warriors were the No. 3 seed. No matter Madera graduation ceremonies later that night. What mattered to the Madera Coyotes baseball team was banging out 15 hits and advancing to the Div. II semifinals with an 11-2 victory.
Tyler Takeda/The Madera Tribune Madera’s Erika Perez urges on her teammates after hitting a fourth inning double in Thursday’s 2-0 loss to Clovis North in the Div. I quarterfinals. The Madera Coyotes softball team went into last week’s quarterfinal game with confidence knowing they took top seed Clovis North to the limit during the regular season. The ninth-seeded Coyotes gave the Broncos all the could handle, but couldn’t produce enough offense in a 2-0 loss Thursday at Clov
Tomas Kassahun/The Madera Tribune Members of the Liberty Hawks softball team, including Jaclyn Smith (3) and Lauren Chapman (16) surround pitcher Karsyn Bauer after an 8-1 Div. III quarterfinal victory over Kerman on Thursday. The Liberty Hawks softball team cruised to an 8-1 home win against North Sequoia League rival, Kerman, in the quarterfinals of the Div. III Central Section Championships. The Hawks opened up a 2-0 lead in the second inning and continued to add to their