The LoanMart Madera Speedway saw increased car counts and close finishes Saturday in an emotional night that paid tribute to fallen driver and official Jeff Doran.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Madera Coyote quarterback John Brannon teamed with receiver Mark Beyer to lead the 2000 Coyote football team to its first playoff appearance in a few years.
Heading into the District 10 Little League All-Stars double elimination tournament, manager Guni Grewal knew that his Madera American 10-11-year-olds team could hit the ball with authority.
Wednesday basically became elimination day for all three of Madera National Little League All- Star teams and two came away with a berth in the semifinals.
The LoanMart Madera Speedway will host a likely emotional night this Saturday, as twin 24-lap main events in the Toyota Sedans class will honor driver Jeff Doran, who died earlier this year.
In a game thought to be between the two best teams in District 10, the River Park-Fresno National Little League 11-12-year-old All-Star team took advantage of numerous Madera National Little League mistakes
Deni Pacini would sit in the stands directly behind home plate. His radar gun at the ready, he concentrated on the delivery, velocity and movement of a possible future major league pitcher.