A combined no-hitter and an illegal bat helped lead the Thomas Jefferson Middle School eighth grade baseball team to a 4-1 victory over Kerman to capture the Central Valley Athletic League championship.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Valley Champions to be inducted into Hall of Fame
When the 1996 baseball season began, expectations were high with a solid crop of veterans returning.
The Fresno Warriors jumped out to an 8-0 lead and held off a Madera South Stallion comeback to clinch a share of the North Yosemite League championship.
After being swept by McLane-Fresno in its previous home game, the Madera South boys volleyball team came out determined not to lose on Senior Night.
While the three-sport high school star is becoming a rarity now-a-days, 1987 Madera High graduate Vince Bowen not only excelled in one but in all three of his varsity athletics including football, basketball
After scoring 39 runs in their past three games, the Thomas Jefferson Patriot baseball team’s bats didn’t cool off in a Central Valley Athletic League semifinal playoff game against Rio Vista-Fresno on Monda
Allen and Alex Smith, both tremendous multiple-sport athletes for Madera High from 1983-1987, will be inducted into the Madera Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday night at the Madera Municipal Golf Course.