While the CIF playoffs begin this week, nothing can compare to the atmosphere of the Stadium Road Showdown for the Madera and Madera South football teams.
Madera South player of the game: After sitting out with an injury in a loss to San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno, Madera South quarterback Jonah Johnson returned to action and made a big differenc
Player of the game: Jackson Watts was shifty enough to gain 94 yards on 15 carries, including a 34-yard run that helped lead to the first touchdown.
The Liberty Hawks mounted a second half comeback against the Chowchilla Redskins, but fell a two-point conversion of tying the score in the regular season finale.
With the regular season over for the girls volleyball, boys and girls water polo and football teams, playoffs begin this week for eight different Madera area teams.
Coarsegold Elementary School’s 7th grade and Rivergold Elementary School’s 8th grade teams won the Madera County Math Tournament on Friday.
JURY FINDS WOODS GUILTY OF MURDER — An eight-woman, four-man jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday convicting Edward J. Woods of murder in the Christmas night 1989 death of Brian White.