Behind the right arm of pitcher Ruben Sanchez, the Madera South Stallions baseball team overcame a few defensive hiccups to record a 5-2 victory Friday over the Tulare Union Redskins at Eddie Chapa Field.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
In the Div. III boys soccer first round playoff match between No. 8 seed Madera South and No. 9 Foothill-Bakersfield, the outcome couldn’t be decided in regulation or overtime.
With 18 seconds left and possession after a time out, everyone at Madera South’s West Gym knew where Madera was going with Madera South leading the Coyotes 44-43.
After suffering a heartbreaking shutout loss in the regular season finale, the Madera girls soccer team knew it had to come out extra motivated for start of the Div. II playoffs.
The Madera Coyote girls basketball team continued its dominance over cross-town rivals Madera South with a convincing 62-31 victory in the regular-season finale for both teams at Madera South.
When the Madera South girls soccer team received the No. 2 seed in the Central Section Div. II playoffs, it wanted to show everyone in the Valley that it was worthy of that top-two spot.
For Johnny Sharp, basketball wasn’t just a sport that he excelled at — the sport created a path that has allowed him to become a positive role model in the community.