Looking at the bright side, Madera Coyote cross country coach Russ Stanford doesn’t have to get up at 4 a.m. Saturday morning to set up the course at Eastman Lake for the annual Madera Invitational.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Coyote girls place in top 4
When it comes to the cross country teams at Madera and Madera South, both head coaches can agree that their young runners are maturing at a rapid rate.
With Madera South holding onto a 14-6 lead in the fourth quarter and the Fresno Warriors passing game shredding the Stallions apart, Madera South needed a big-time stop.
Right before the Madera South football team warmed up for its game against Fresno, not a word was spoken.
There was a just focus and a look of determination on the players’ faces.
Liberty quarterback Zach Richey is doing what he can to try to erase the reputation of the Liberty Hawks football team.
With the Hawks nursing a 10-7 lead midway through the second quarter, Zach Richey threw deep down the middle and Travis Jordan made the catch with a defender on him for a 33-yard touchdown and open a 17-7 le