Teams dine together before showdown
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Liberty Hawks football team kept pace with the Washington Union-Easton Panthers for the top spot in the North Sequoia League with a 34-7 victory over the Kerman Lions.
The Liberty Hawks got possession of the ball after an interception by Logan Pierce at the Liberty 32-yard line with a 10-0 lead in the second quarter.
An explosive 35-point second quarter by the Bullard-Fresno football team set the tone in the Madera Coyotes’ seventh loss of the season as the Knights rumbled to a 42-6 halftime lead and didn’t look back on
Bullard-Fresno’s first offensive play of the game was a sign of foreshadowing, as quarterback Isaiah Justice faked a handoff to running back Dajonte Oneal and went to the house for a 76-yard score and a 7-0
SANGER — When a team in football is looking for a way to create separation from its opponent on the scoreboard, sometimes a big play can serve as a major energizer for the players.
With a running clock in the fourth quarter and the Stallions trailing 48-0, Madera South decided to go to its bag of tricks on a 3rd-and-5 play.