In light of the recent violence against Asian Americans, it seems important to point out that there is great diversity among this huge classification of people. Targeting any specific category of people for vengeance, retribution, or discrimination is wrong, and it seems that all categories of Asians are currently at risk of encountering violence in some form. It also seems apparent that some non-Asian Americans don’t understand that “Asian” covers a great variety of people.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021, The Madera Tribune reached one of its annual milestones. On that day in 1892, George A. Clark founded a newspaper that would eventually become The Madera Tribune you are now reading. Borrowing the extensive research of my esteemed colleague Bill Coate, the history of the Madera Tribune is told from its inception to today. This story in the Internet archives of this publication. On March 21, 1885, Edgar Eugene Vincent founded the Madera Mercury named
Wendy Alexander/The madera Tribune Madera’s Lealani Ricks tries to put down a bunt during Wednesday’s loss to Clovis East. The lead-off hitter leads the team in batting average and hits this season. Last season, the Madera Coyotes softball team was riding high after winning its first 12 games, including the last four in Sacramento, and was returning for the home opener. However, that’s when the season was canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, because of effects of the pande
Madera Speedway will welcome fans back into the grandstands for the second round of the Nut Up Pro Late Models and 51FIFTY Jr. Late Models. Fans will return in limited numbers for the second MAVTV-televised race of the 50th season for the one-third mile speedway. Mini Cups vs. Bandoleros will also be in action this weekend. All tickets will be priced at $15 and everyone that enters the facility must have a ticket. Tickets for the race will be sold at the track at a remote loc
Tyler Takeda/The Madera Tribune Madera defenders Madison Barba and Samantha Ruiz (18) battle against Central on a corner kick during Wednesday’s loss to the Grizzlies. In its battle with the Central-Fresno Grizzlies, the Madera Coyotes girls soccer team had trouble maintaining possession, but the defense held tough in a 2-0 loss in Memorial Stadium. The Coyotes’ defense allowed an early first half goal and a late second half goal to the Grizzlies, despite the fact Central mai
Wendy Alexander/The Madera Tribune Madera first baseman Benji Molina makes the tag on a Fresno baserunner down the line during Tuesday’s loss to the Warriors. The annual Easter Classic is a showcase of some of the best baseball teams in the Central Valley and the Madera Coyotes not only showcased their own abilities, they faced some stiff competition. One of the best in the tournament, the Fresno Warriors, traveled to Madera on Tuesday and came away with a 6-0 win over the C
Wendy Alexander/The madera Tribune Madera South’s Brian Monges is having a great start to the 2021 season. He has been named the Cal-High Player of the Week by going 8-for-8 in two routs. It didn’t happen in the first week of the NorCal/SoCal Baseball and Softball Players of the Week, but it did this week and that means to remind readers that for all Cal-Hi Player of the Week features for all sports, the CIF Central Section is considered in Northern California. That having b