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Badger Baseball Efforts Paying Off In League

OAKHURST — Badger baseball is off to a great start this season with a new coach and plenty of enthusiasm. “We have good attitudes and we’re playing pretty good baseball,” says head coach James Gillaspy. “It seems like the kids are having fun doing it, as well, which is the key to success.” The Yosemite High School varsity baseball team ...

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It’s The Bee’s Knees: Wasuma Roaring Twenties Golf Fundraiser

AHWAHNEE — The Wasuma PTA invites the community to an exciting throwback fundraiser in hopes that everyone will come out and support local students while having a blast in true old-fashioned style. It’s the Wasuma PTA Roaring Twenties Golf Fundraiser at beautiful River Creek Golf Course in Ahwahnee, set for Saturday, Mar. 23, starting at 1 p.m. The cost to enter is ...

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YHS Girls Basketball Falls Short In Valley Championship Game

By YHS Correspondent —  OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School girls basketball team fell just five points short of its goal of winning the Division II Central Section championship, losing to Bakersfield High 47-42 at Selland Arena in Fresno last Friday night, Feb. 22. In an electric atmosphere with hundreds of spectators gathered from around the Central Valley and Central ...

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West Point Bound In NCAA Division 1 Baseball Commitment

O’NEALS — “What are you your plans for after graduation?” That’s the age-old question that high school seniors are asked during the last year at Minarets. For some, it causes stress. Senior Aaron Hall can proudly declare that he has committed to West Point Academy, making him the first-ever Minarets student to commit as a NCAA Division 1 baseball player. ...

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YHS Boys Basketball Season Ends With Playoff Loss

OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School boys basketball season came to an end with a 67-50 loss at Kerman High School in the first round of the CIF Division 4 playoffs on Feb. 13. There were a number of players on the floor on both teams with the potential to play basketball at the college level, so it was unfortunate ...

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Micallef Qualifies for State Wrestling At Grand Masters

By Anne Guynn — OAKHURST — Yosemite High School (YHS) sophomore Justin Micallef qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Tournament, placing ninth in the 172 lb., 32 man bracket of the Central Section Boys Grand Masters Wrestling Championship Tournament at Lemoore High School Feb. 14-15. Micallef, 5 and 2 in this elite competition, is the first YHS wrestler ...

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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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Challengers Little League Team Wants Better Access To Field

OAKHURST — There’s a ball field, and there’s a team. Problem is, the team can’t navigate the field. Despite its popularity, our busy local Little League field has inadequate access for about 20 softball players with special needs, say parents — and organizers agree. From walkers to wheelchairs, it’s extremely difficult to get around the facility. Severe disrepair and a lack ...

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YHS Girls Basketball Earns #2 Seed In Division II Playoffs

OAKHURST — The YHS Girls Basketball team went undefeated in North Sequoia League play for the second straight year, winning their third straight league championship and finishing the regular season 24-4 overall. Ranked #4 in the entire Central Section by the Fresno Bee (behind only Clovis West, Clovis North and San Joaquin Memorial), they enter the postseason as the #2 seed ...

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Guynn And Micallef Win League And Division 5 Championships

Written by Anne Guynn — OAKHURST — 152 lb. sophomore Nicolas Guynn and 170 lb. sophomore Justin Micallef won gold medals in both the North Sequoia League Championship and the Central Section Division 5 Championship Wrestling Tournaments. The Yosemite High School Wrestling Team was happy to see the community’s support at the Jan.30 North Sequoia League Wrestling Championship Tournament, hosted by ...

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