Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
In what could be called Madera Coyote softball coach Judy Shaubach’s best coaching job in her 27 years at the helm, her team recorded a 3-0 victory in the Div.
In order for the No. 2 seed Liberty softball team to make another Valley Championship appearance, the Hawk coaching staff needed their players to come through during crunch time against No.
With runs in three separate innings, the Madera Coyote softball team played errorless ball against the El Diamante Miners to advance to their first Central Section Championship game since 2008.
In the Div. III softball semifinals, the No. 2-seeded Liberty Hawks got the game-winning RBI single from Johanna Lewis that scored Paiten Harlow to send the team to the championship.
Led by Valley Championship swims by senior George Martin, the Madera Coyotes boys swimming team made a run at the Div. II Valley Championships, but came 36 points short of a title.
It was just a matter of time before the Madera Coyotes softball team would break through against the Kingsburg Vikings in the Div. II quarterfinals at Zimmerman Field.