PHS loses heartbreaker against Mt. Whitney
VISALIA — East Yosemite League play opened up Friday night from the Mineral King Bowl in Visalia as the Porterville High football team was looking to bounce back from its first loss of the year last week when it fell to Exeter 17-12. Unfortunately for PHS it lost another nail biter, this time at the hands of Mt. Whitney 35-28. Things didn’t start well for the Panthers as after the Pioneers won the toss and deferred they hit PHS with a pooch kick down the left side PHS let drop and it was recovered by Whitney at the PHS 30 yard line.
Case Closed: Monache can't overcome Case Anders, GW
The yard line in which the Monache football team's hopes of winning effectively came to an end was as appropriate as can be. 13. Monache's Noel Ceballos was stuffed on fourth and two at the Golden West 13 to preserve the Trail Blazers' 23-19 lead and Golden West went onto beat the Marauders by that final score on Friday night at Jamison Stadium. It was fitting Monache was stopped at the 13 because that number represents the kind of luck the Marauders have had this season.
Redwood defense shines in win over El Diamante
The Redwood High School football team leaned on its defense last season en route to an outright East Yosemite League championship. During that perfect 5-0 run, the Rangers surrendered just 33 points in league play. ...
Key league games for local high school football teams
League play heats up for local high school football teams with Monache and Porterville High opening East Yosemite League play and Strathmore in a key East Sequoia League showdown. Monache will host Golden West at Jamison Stadium in a game scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday while Porterville will travel to...
How football helped David Alcantar get his life back on track at COS
Editor’s note: This story contains mentions of death by suicide. Please take caution in reading, or allowing children to read, and note the resources at the end of the story. Navigating through adulthood hasn't been easy for David Alcantar. After graduating from Tulare Western High School in 2018, Alcantar...
Marino Buries Two, Leads Hawks Past Golden West
Freshman forward Alyssa Moreno scored two goals in a matter of two minutes in the second half of an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) thriller on Friday afternoon as the Santiago Canyon College women's soccer team played host to the Golden West College Rustlers. The Hawks were down one score early, but three unanswered goals aided a come-from-behind victory by the final score of 3-1.
SHASTA FALLS TO SEQUOIAS 40-37 IN OT
REDDING, Calif. – Shasta College's football team lost 40-37 in overtime at home to College of the Sequoias Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Shasta's 29-yard field goal from Cole Crossen was the only score in the fourth quarter to tie it at 34 midway through the period. In extra time, Shasta reached the Sequoias 12 but had to settle for a 32-yard field goal to go up three. But the Giants' first overtime play resulted in a 25-yard touchdown run from wide receiver Jaylen Laudermilk to hand the Knights the home loss.
High school football: Tulare rolls, Exeter pulls off a big win and an NYL showdown looms
How the Central Section Top 25 fared, plus who won this week’s game balls.
Freshmen Burros win sixth straight league match
The Burroughs freshmen volleyball squad defeated Sultana 25-17, 28-26 to claim its sixth straight win in Mojave River League. Alexa Santiago had 14 points during her serve with 10 aces. She also had four digs and nine assists. Zoe Thebom had five points during her serve with three aces. She had three serve receptions and five digs. Makenna Dyer had three kills, four serve receptions and 10 digs in the road win.
Burroughs cross country takes the top spot at first MRL Cluster meet
On Thursday, September 21, the Burroughs Cross Country team ran at the MRL Cluster meet in Sultana. This was the team’s first league meet of the season. Burroughs athletes ran strong at the meet, with the JV Boys, Varsity Boys, and Varsity Girls teams coming in first place overall. The JV Girls team had enough girls to place for the first time since 2019, and came in second place.
Strathmore football prepares for tough stretch by routing Farmersville
STRATHMORE — While it's usually the case no team should ever look ahead, there's no denying the Strathmore High football team needed to take care of business as quickly as possible so it could begin to focus on its toughest stretch of the season. Mission accomplished as the Spartans...
PHS to face Exeter in battle of unbeatens
PHS (4-0) AT EXETER (4-0), 7:15 P.M. FRIDAY. The Gang Green defense figures to face its toughest test of the year against an Exeter team that has a plethora of offensive weapons. But the Gang Green defense has been more than up to the task this season as it has only given up 27 points through four games and is coming off back to back shutouts against Foothill and Highland, outscoring those two teams 92-0.
Friday Morning Football: Dinuba High School
For this week's edition of Friday Morning Football, Action News was in Tulare County with Dinuba High School!
Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Compete at Golden West Invitational
The Santiago Canyon College men's and women's cross country teams competed at the 2023 Golden West Invitational on Friday morning against fellow 3C2A competitors. The men worked to a top-10 finish by placing ninth overall, while the women competed with a pair of strong times. Men. Leading the pack for...
Central Cali Prospects Showcasing Top Junior/Senior Talents at Annual Event
In the spotlight this fall is the Central Cali Prospects 3rd Annual Junior/Senior Showcase, a platform dedicated to showcasing the top senior and junior talents in the Central Section. The event is set to take place on Fri, Sep 22 from 5pm to 10pm at the Central Valley Christian High School, 5600 W Tulare Ave, Visalia, CA 93277.
Exeter basketball tournament raises money for scholarship fund
Sep. 26—The third annual Josh Brown Memorial Tournament held at Exeter Junior High School last weekend raised money for a scholarship fund and also upgrades to an outdoor basketball court. The two-day double elimination tournament Saturday and Sunday honored the memories of Josh Brown and Jordan Jermacans, two Exeter...
TC volleyball scores big win over COS in 5 sets
Playing before a huge home crowd, Taft College’s volleyball team scored a big five-set win over College of the Sequoias last week. The Cougars started strong, taking the first and second sets 25-9 and 25-22. However, COS did not give up just yet. They came back and won the third set, 19-25, as well as the fourth set 24-26.
College of the Sequoias' football team runs past Delta for first win
College of the Sequoias' football team delivered a breakout offensive performance against San Joaquin Delta. Behind quarterback Reilly Garcia, the Giants amassed 648 yards while rolling to a 42-7 nonconference win over the Mustangs on Sept. 16 at Sequoias Stadium. ...
Girls’ varsity field hockey experiences unfortunate loss to SFU
On Monday, Sept. 18, the girls’ varsity field hockey team had an unfortunate loss to the San Francisco University (SFU) Devils, resulting in a 0-1 score. The first two quarters were very back-and-forth between Redwood and SFU, with both teams holding up strong defense. Goalkeeper and senior Caroline Muller had a couple of impressive saves, but for the most part the Giants’ defensive line was tough for the Devils to pass through. Senior Sammy Haan skillfully moved the game from in front of the Giants’ goal to the other side of the field. Approaching halftime, the game was tied 0-0.
St. Francis High School Varsity Football Team beats Sultana, 42-13
St. Francis High School Varsity Football Team defeats Sultana High School (Hesperia, CA) in its away non-conference game on Friday by a score of 42-13. St. Francis High School, 200 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada, (818) 790-0325 or visit www.sfhs.net.