To open County/Metro Athletic Conference play, both the Madera and San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno football teams suffered their first defeats of the season.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Player of the game: After sitting out the entire first half, senior quarterback Adrian Guillen came out firing in the third quarter to give the Coyote offense a spark.
After four straight victories, the Madera South football team looked to start County/Metro Athletic Conference with a win in Sanger.
7:30 p.m. Friday in Memorial Stadium
The Bullard-Fresno Knights ran roughshod over the Coyotes before a television audience in a 56-28 victory.
7:30 p.m. Friday at SJM
The San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno Panthers head into Friday’s game after a 19-7 loss to the Edison-Fresno Tigers on Friday.
7 p.m. Friday at Liberty (Homecoming)
The Chieftains head into Liberty a little disoriented.
Come late November, the Madera and Madera South cross country teams would love to have both of their boys and girls squads competing at Fresno’s Woodward Park — home of the CIF state championships.