Last in a three-part series previewing the Div. V football championship game
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
With 37.5 seconds left in the game, Markus Andrews came down with a key rebound for the Madera South Stallions with a 71-70 lead to conclude the first night of the Madera South Classic.
The Madera Coyote boys basketball team made just three field goals in the second half and a one-point game turned into a 59-49 loss Thursday at the Madera South Classic.
For most Div. III teams, settling for a tie against the defending Div. I section boys soccer champion would’ve been plenty, or in some cases, a major moral victory.
Second in a three-part series previewing the Div. V football championship game
With 8.7 seconds left in the game, Merced’s Lexus Pierce made two free throws to give the Bears a 47-46 lead against the Madera Coyotes girls basketball team in the season opener for both teams.
Despite being outshot 25-5 in the match, the Madera South girls soccer team still had a miraculous chance to complete the improbable comeback tie against Div.