High School Sports

Bullfrogs beat Bears in 8 innings to capture first Mother Lode League win since 2019


TUOLUMNE – It had been two weeks since the Bret Harte High School softball team stepped foot onto a softball field. Since their last game two weeks earlier, the Bullfrogs made the gym at Bret Harte their temporary home, as heavy rain left the softball diamond more reminiscent of a swamp than a softball field. While in the gym, the […]

Rain, Wildcats put a damper on Bret Harte’s first tennis match of the season

It seemed as if blue skies and dry courts were finally going to allow the Bret Harte High School tennis team to begin Mother Lode League play without any hiccups. The Bullfrogs were scheduled to begin their season two days earlier, but rain caused their match to be postponed. On March 23, Bret Harte hosted the Sonora Wildcats and for […]

Calaveras holds on to beat Amador 8-6; Tapia hits a big HR

SUTTER CREEK – Typically when the Calaveras High School softball team begins Mother Lode League play, the Red Hawks have already been involved in a handful of preseason games. That’s not the case in 2023. When Calaveras took the field to take on the Amador Buffaloes, the Red Hawks had only seven innings of previous play. Yet even with having […]

Bullfrog swimmers take part in 2 road quad meets

SONORA – At this point, there is nothing that would shock Bret Harte High School swim coach Katlyn Rugo for the rest of the 2023 season. On March 23, a quad meet took place between Bret Harte, Summerville, Amador and Argonaut at Sonora Sports and Fitness. The meet – which was also a makeup meet – was originally scheduled to […]

Red Hawk golfers fall to Summerville, beat Argonaut

After a week off between matches, the Calaveras High School golf team returned to the links and tried to beat the Summerville Bears for a second time in two meetings. The first time the Red Hawks and Bears met, it was Calaveras who beat its Tuolumne County foe 231-260. The second meeting didn’t have the outcome that Calaveras wanted, as […]

Calaveras tennis drops its first match of the season

The 2023 Mother Lode League tennis season began for the Calaveras Red Hawks on the road against the defending CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II champion Argonaut Mustangs on March 23 in Jackson. Calaveras was unable to start the season with a victory, as the Red Hawks lost to the Mustangs 7-2. “Argonaut is a tough team,” Calaveras head coach Bob […]

Bullfrogs prepare for MLL competition with a strong showing at Sky Mote Memorial Invite


With the Mother Lode League track and field season close to beginning, the Bret Harte High School track team looked to take another big step forward in their final preseason invitational before league competition begins. Bret Harte, along with Amador, Bradshaw Christian, Capital Christian, Chesterton Academy of Sacramento, Cordova, El Dorado, Golden Sierra, Incline, Marysville, Natomas, North Tahoe, Oakmont, Placer, […]


Date, time and location subject to change Thursday, March 30 Golf – Bret Harte, Calaveras at MLL Tournament, Greenhorn Creek, 10:30 a.m. Tennis – Bret Harte at Amador, 3:30 p.m.; Calaveras at Sonora, 3:30 p.m. Track and field – Bret Harte vs. Summerville, Jackson, 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 31 Baseball – Bret Harte at Amador, 4 p.m.; Calaveras at Sonora, […]

Calaveras forced to forfeit wrestling section title banner, football games, matches, ‘Bell’ because of CIF violations

Mike Koepp will appeal to Calaveras school board after being removed as athletic director

As a result of recent violations to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) bylaws, Calaveras High School has been forced to forfeit boys’ water polo games, boys’ soccer games, wrestling matches, boys swimming matches and football games. The infractions took place during the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school year. Calaveras will not only have to forfeit victories in those sports, but it will […]

Calaveras improves to 3-2 with a home win over Argonaut

Led by Jayden Martinez shooting a career-low 38, the Calaveras High School golf team started the week off in the win column. Calaveras improved to 3-2 in Mother Lode League play with a 241-277 victory over the Argonaut Mustangs on Monday afternoon at La Contenta Golf Club in Valley Springs. “What a super round by Jayden,” Calaveras head coach Rick […]

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