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Mason Ellis Named MVP Of West Sequoia League

Written by Michael Vaughan —  O’NEALS — Minarets’ very own Mason Ellis was recently named CIF Central Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the West Sequoia League for basketball and was also selected for the Fresno Bee’s All-Star team. Mason is an amazing athlete, who is also on academic honor roll, is member of FFA and a part of leadership in FCA. Congratulations, ...

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Forest Service Makes Earth Day Real For Kindergartners

NORTH FORK — Kindergartners at the North Fork School got to have fun outside and play in the dirt while doing their part on Earth Day to replenish some of the many trees lost to drought and beetles around their campus. On Friday, Apr. 22, Mike Nolen, Forester on the Bass Lake Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest, and ...

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Minarets In Pacific Grove Music Fest

Written by Bethany Morgan and Greta Ziegler — O’NEALS — The Pacific Grove Good Old Days Festival and Parade was held Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 9 – 10 in Pacific Grove, California. This year, the Good Old Days Festival was attended by more than 20,000 people! There were many events that took place at the festival, such as performances by ...

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Traveling Storytelling Show At Grace Community

NORTH FORK — There’s nothing quite like a good storyteller, and this is your opportunity to experience three of the best, all in one show. Grace Community Church is hosting The Traveling Storytelling Show on Sunday, May 1, at 4 p.m, featuring Norm Brecke, Anne Rutherford, and comedic Duo “The Oregon Tellers.” This show is a fundraiser for the Destination ...

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Youth Cheer Sign-Ups Coming Soon

OAKHURST — Yosemite Badger Youth Cheer for grades K-8 is open now for registration. The team practices stunting, dance, gymnastics and conditioning in an atmosphere that promotes teamwork and commitment. Student athletes of all skill levels in grades K-8 are welcome to join the cheer program, say organizers. Mandatory try-outs will be held to determine the placement of each individual, ...

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Open House At Oakhurst Community College

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Community College Center will hold its annual Community Unity event on campus Tuesday, Apr. 12, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This open house style event brings mountain area vendors, service groups, and colleges together to celebrate the mountain community. There will be free food, music, workshops, and prize drawings. The public and community supporters are ...

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Angie Du Honored At Kiwanis Convention

COARSEGOLD — Hometown girl, Yosemite High grad and now, UCLA student, Angela (Angie) Du was honored with the Distinguished Membership Development and Education Award alongside her fellow officers Dorothy Kenny, Katherine Pham, Jamie Sison, and Lindon Tran at the California-Nevada-Hawaii Circle K International (CKI) District Convention in Los Angeles. Angie was the 2015-2016 Campus Outreach Chair of the CKI chapter at the University ...

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Deadly Outbreak Infographics Donated To Children’s Hospital

Written by Kaitlin Morgan — O’NEALS — Diseases that have been long eradicated by vaccines have been re-emerging for a variety of reasons around the world. As a result, sophomore students enrolled in Miss Morgan’s World History at Minarets High School investigated these reasons as part of their project-based learning about the Industrial Revolution. This knowledge, however, was not kept ...

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O’s Badger Sports Bulletin: Spring Break Week

Written by Yosemite High School Athletic Director Rusty Oetinger — On Tuesday, Mar. 15 the Yosemite boys Golf at Kingsburg defeated Kingsburg in a close match, while the co-ed swim team competed well against Hoover High and had many personal bests. Yosemite boys tennis team is off to a strong start with their victory against Chowchilla at home. Girls Varsity softball ...

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Minarets JV Girls Basketball Season In Review

Written by Greta Ziegler O’NEALS — This year was the first basketball season for the Minarets JV girls team. In 2012-2013, Minarets had a JV team but, due to injuries and lack of interest, the remaining members of the team were moved up to varsity and the JV team was no more. Three years later, Minarets finally got a girls ...

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