After a week of heavy rain limited practice time for drivers on the newly repaved track, the skies opened up just in time for Hampton Inn Night at the Madera Speedway on Saturday.
Excerpts of sports articles published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
After three straight days of rain that dropped almost three inches on Madera, athletic directors burned up the telephone lines rescheduling games.
Madera senior Shellie Perkins accomplished all she could as a four-year starter for the Coyote basketball team.
The Madera Coyote boys volleyball team had 12 days without playing a match and came out a little sluggish in a 3-0 victory against Sunnyside-Fresno.
Games that were postponed Wednesday to Thursday were further delayed due to rain, leaving many teams in a tough predicament. Some may have to play four games in a week.
The last four years seniors Michelle Moses and Mackenzie Oakes have been through it all with the Fresno State softball team.
Mother Nature ran her course Wednesday, dropping more than a half an inch of rain on Madera.
Madera High, Madera South and Liberty postponed all of Wednesday’s outdoor sporting events.