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Dust And Money Raised At ‘Nationals or Bust’ Gymkhana

COARSEGOLD — Today at the Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds, Minarets Class of 2019 grad Katie Linderholm raised thousands of dollars for her school’s FFA chapter. Saturday’s ‘Nationals or Bust!’ gymkhana, which Linderholm organized, drew more than 30 local competitors — from 4 to well over 60 years old — who paid $10 to $25 to compete in events including Washington Poles, ...

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‘Nationals Or Bust’ Gymkhana Benefits O’Neals-Minarets FFA

COARSEGOLD — Minarets grad Kaitlynn “Katie” Linderholm — Class of 2019 — will continue her altruistic efforts on behalf of the local FFA with another Gymkhana at the Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds. Following a successful debut last fall as part of her Senior Legacy Experience, the Fresno State-bound resident of Coarsegold will hold the latest on July 27 — dubbed the ...

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Substitute Teacher Arrested For Sexual Relationship With Minor Student

O’NEALS — A substitute teacher in Madera County has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a Minarets High School student. On May 7, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the superintendent of Chawanakee Unified School District (CUSD) regarding an allegation of an inappropriate relationship between a substitute teacher who had worked for the District and ...

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Minarets Baseball: Ready For The Challenge

By Colby Jobinger — O’Neals — Playoff baseball is in full swing at Minarets High School. On Wednesday, May 15, the semifinal game between the Minarets Mustangs and the Caruthers Blue Raiders was a high intensity matchup. Both teams’ starting pitchers pitched extremely well and the stakes were high going into the later innings. During the third inning Senior Chris ...

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Minarets FFA: State Champs, Finals And Private Disneyland

By Colby Jobinger and Jordan Tuttle O’NEALS — In order to grow their leadership skills and wrap up their year, Minarets FFA members traveled to the State FFA Leadership Conference. Members attended sessions where they heard the inspirational retiring addresses of FFA State Officers, along with speeches from Alex Sheen, creator of Because I Said I Would, a ‘social movement ...

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Bridging Veterans And Building Community Through Baseball

By Cheyenne Upton — O’NEALS — As a freshman, Aaron Hall was inspired to start his Senior Legacy Experience (SLE) because his dad was deployed and stationed in Afghanistan. He wanted to be able to do something for the veterans in the community and for those serving alongside his father. The primary focus for the Military Appreciation Game was to ...

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Aaron Hall Plans Minarets Military Appreciation Baseball Game

O’NEALS — Minarets High School senior Aaron Hall is once again working on a project to honor current and former military members, through the 4th Annual Military Appreciation Baseball Game. The son of Col. David Hall and Christina Lowry Hall, the Mustang senior has been a force behind this veterans baseball event since 2016, when his father was deployed to ...

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Epic Lip Dub Honors Local Heroes

O’NEALS — Like our local first responders, Minarets annual all-school lip dub has gone above and beyond. First things first. A ‘lip dub’ is a type of creative expression that combines lip sync and audio dubbing to make a music video, and on Thursday, April 11 the entire Minarets student body and staff did just that. The lip dub is ...

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Academic All Stars: Minarets Girls Soccer

By Greta Ziegler —  O’NEALS — Those who play sports in high school are student athletes. Maintaining a decent GPA is key in order to be eligible to play sports, and the Minarets varsity girls soccer team has done just that. They have become the first Minarets team to place first in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Central Section academic competition ...

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Foothills Representing At Tournament Of Roses Parade

MOUNTAIN AREA — While you’re snuggled on the couch New Year’s day, sporting new moose pajamas and fuzzy slippers, hot cuppa in hand and watching the Rose Parade on NBC or ABC at 8 a.m. — know that our local foothills are nicely represented by the efforts of a local service club, a group of students, and their chaperones. On ...

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