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HOW Dinner Honors PJ’s Mom, Suzy Kessler

AHWAHNEE — The nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) is meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Hitchin’ Post restaurant to honor Suzy Kessler. The evening of food, fundraising and friendship begins at 6 p.m. Suzy’s son, Yosemite High School freshman PJ Kuzmitski, suffered a life-changing hit to his right knee at football practice on Wednesday, Sept. 27, resulting in the ...

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YHS Arts Showcase “Pop-Aganda”

Submitted by Evan Higgins — OAKHURST — There is power in imagery and truth in words, but what lies between the lines and what exists outside of the frame is just as important.   If we pause and take on the premise that every picture aims to tell us a pointed story and every story aims to crystalize an exact ...

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Theater, Music, Art, Imagery: Diary Of Anne Frank At YHS

OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department presents the classic coming of age story told during World War II, from a young girl’s perspective, in The Diary of Anne Frank. The production will be presented in a Living Museum theatrical format, says Department Chair Lars Thorson. That will include live music, video projections, and a degenerate art show ...

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K-8 Boys And Girls Youth Basketball

OAKHURST — Youth Basketball for Boys and Girls in the Yosemite High School gyms begins on Sunday, Nov. 19 with registration and clinics, says Coach Gary Blate. “Boys and girls should come to dressed and ready to play. All players will be placed on a team.” The times are as follow: 1 p.m. Boys and Girls in Grades K-2 (baskets ...

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Young YHS Graduate In Need Of Heart Transplant After Losing Her Baby

CLOVIS — When 29-year-old Alyse Ornelas was rushed to the emergency room with shortness of breath and chest pain, no one could have suspected that the seemingly healthy young woman, at 23 weeks pregnant, was experiencing heart failure. On Sept. 26, Alyse – a YHS graduate and now a middle school teacher – was admitted to Clovis Community Regional Medical ...

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Madera County Academic Decathlon Lecture Day

MADERA — Yosemite High and Chawanakee Academy decathletes will join students from throughout California for the Madera County Academic Decathlon Lecture Day on Thursday, Oct. 26.  Valley experts will lecture on six subject areas to more than 600 students from throughout the state. “For 11 years we have been able to bring this wonderful event to Madera,” says Dr. Cecilia ...

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Ted Lilly Golf Tournament Helps Support Badger Baseball

FRIANT — It’s perfect weather this weekend for the Ted Lilly and Badger Baseball Boosters annual golf tournament to support Yosemite High School Baseball and the Yosemite Colts Travel Baseball Team. The Ted Lilly Golf Tournament is held this year at Eagle Springs Golf Course in Friant on Saturday, Oct. 14. The cost is $150 per player, which includes a ...

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Brandon Healey: President’s Scholarship To CSULB

AHWAHNEE – Brandon Healey of Ahwahnee has been named a 2017 President’s Scholar as part of the incoming freshman class at California State  University, Long Beach (CSULB) and as such has received a scholarship. “The President’s Scholars program continues to be one of the best of its kind in the nation,” said CSULB President Jane Close Conoley. “The students selected and ...

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YHS Hosts Softball Clinic With Josh Taylor and Brianne Durfee

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School will host a Softball Clinic with YHS alum Josh Taylor. Taylor is currently the head softball coach for the University of Nevada Wolf Pack, a NCAA Division 1 program. Assisting him will be former Team USA pitcher Brianne Durfee. This is a big deal for our community and program, says YHS coach Dave Maynez. “Josh ...

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Aqua Aerobics! Don’t Forget About The Pool

OAKHURST — Peggy Decker-Anderson reminds locals and visitors that Aqua Aerobics is happening at the Baker Swim Complex at Yosemite High School. Classes are Monday through Friday from 8 to 9 a.m. through August 11th. The cost is $4 a day, $10 a week or $30 a month.* “See ya at the pool,” says Peggy, who is returning as instructor ...

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