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YHS To Live Stream Varsity Sports And Playoffs

OAKHURST — Yosemite High Athletics will offer live streaming of varsity athletic events this year, through a new partnership with NFHS Network online. “Through generous donations by Adventist Health and Sierra Tel, the Sports Marketing and Business Management Class at Yosemite will be producing as many home games as they can this year,” says YHS Athletic Director Rusty Oetinger. “This gives ...

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John Leal Named SCCCD Board President

FRESNO — Board members of State Center Community College District (SCCCD) elected John Leal as board president at its December board meeting. Bobby Kahn was elected vice president and Eric Payne was elected secretary. SCCCD is governed by a board of seven trustees. The executive committee is joined by trustees Miguel Arias, Richard M. Caglia, Ronald H. Nishinaka, and newly ...

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Minarets Sports Report: Pre-Season Soccer

O’NEALS — Over this last weekend the Minarets JV girls soccer team traveled to Riverdale for their pre-season JV tournament. This was the second annual tournament that Riverdale has put on. Last year, the JV Mustangs brought home second place after a devastating Championship game. This year, with a roster full of new talent, they were able to pull out ...

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Minarets Senior Plans A Special Prom

O’NEALS — Minarets student Tiana Freeland, 17, is busy planning an important event as part of her Senior Legacy Experience, as she prepares to put on a prom for special needs youth. “All seniors at Minarets are required to put on some sort of project that benefits the community,” says Tiana, explaining the SLE program. “Because my two younger sisters have disabilities, ...

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Minarets Sports Report: Soccer And Basketball

O’NEALS — The changing of the seasons is here, and we don’t just mean that it’s getting colder! It’s also time for winter sports at Minarets High School. The field has been repainted and the volleyball nets have been put away, because soccer and basketball are getting started. In the gym this year, the girls’ team coaches are Kris Pearson ...

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An Open Letter From A Booster Dad

O’NEALS — Minarets Volleyball 2016 season came to an end on Wednesday, Nov. 16 when they lost to Ontario Christian High School in the first Round of the CIF Division IV state Championship 3-0. That’s not what this story is about. Andrew Low tells it from the heart in this post he shared with Minarets Foundation, Inc. on social media that night. Click ...

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Challenger Wins In Bass Lake School Board Race

BASS LAKE — Julie Greenwood has defeated incumbent Ron Bucheger for a seat on the Bass Lake Unified School District Board of Trustees for Area 3. Greenwood garnered 619 votes to Bucheger’s 297. Before the election, Greenwood shared with SNO that her time in classrooms has provided an insight into what a day in the life of a teacher is ...

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IRS Warns of Back-to-School Scam

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.” People should be on the lookout for IRS impersonators calling students and demanding that they wire money immediately to pay a fake “federal student tax.” If the person ...

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Hard Work Pays Off For Minarets Volleyball Players

O’NEALS — Hard work pays off, says Minarets Varsity Volleyball coach Jessica Carter, after Varsity Volleyball Captain and Pacific Premier Volleyball Club member Carlee Boomer was selected to compete at the Junior Olympics in Indianapolis in June. With several players unable to attend, younger Minarets Varisty players Julie Castleman and Mia Corippo were pulled up to the 18s division team ...

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Mountain Head Starters Take On Dads In T-Ball

NORTH FORK — Mountain Head Start in North Fork held its second annual Dad’s Day on Thursday, Apr. 28. Everyone had a great time as dads, grandpas, uncles, older brothers, family and friends joined in with the children for a game of T-ball. Adults helped with coaching, fielding, and a lot of cheerleading. Afterwards, those in attendance enjoyed lunch with ...

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