James E. Castle

Community volunteer James E. Castle died Sept. 12, 2002, in Sacramento from complications of hepatitis B. He was born July 9, 1956, in Ft. Worth, Tex. He was 46. Mr. Castle moved to San Francisco in the 1980s from New Orleans where he lived after graduating from high school in Michigan in 1974. He was, according to friends, an intriguing […]

Lady Red golfers snap losing skid at 3; Bret Harte wins

The place was the same, but something was different Thursday afternoon when the Calaveras girls’ golf team defeated Escalon in a tight 238-239 match at La Contenta. “It was a heck of a match,” Calaveras coach Rick Behler said. Calaveras usually plays their matches on the front nine of La Contenta. However, the club overseeded the front nine holes Thursday […]

Charles August Tenbrink

Former hotel owner Charles August Tenbrink died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas. He was born May 14, 1916, in Alma, Kan. He was 86. Mr. Tenbrink was the co-owner of the Westley Hotel in Westley, Calif., and a 27-year resident of Murphys. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a member of […]

Big crowd celebrates 28th Lumberjack Day

Hundreds of residents and visitors packed West Point’s Main Street on Saturday as the 28th annual Lumberjack Day festivities got under way. Billy Scarborough and Nicole Clark were crowned Mr. and Miss Lumberjack. The winners were selected on the basis of how much scholarship money they raised. In addition to the parade, the daylong festival included kids’ play area, crafts […]

SCUMBAGS RULE: Kyle Park, left, and Bryan Royston, of the SCUMBAGS, celebrate their third Grape Stomp victory. Enterprise photo by Craig Koscho

Patterson comes from behind to top Bullfrogs

The Bret Harte varsity football team was less than two minutes away from extending its perfect season Friday night. However, the Patterson Tigers had other thoughts as they handed the Bullfrogs their first loss, 31-28 at Patterson. “We didn’t play good enough defense to win,” Bret Harte coach Gordon Sadler said. With the loss, the Bullfrogs fall to 3-1 overall, […]

Sheriff’s Log: Sunday, Oct. 6

12 a.m., Near Valley Springs – Report of loud party in area. 1:22 a.m., Arnold – Report of males gathering. Possibly to “rumble.” 3:14 a.m., Hathaway Pines – 911 call from an irate male who “just wanted to talk to a doctor.” 9:15 a.m., Burson – Report of burglary from a storage unit. 8:16 p.m., West Point – Neighbor heard […]

What’s Hoppin’ for TUESDAY, Oct. 8

SMUG MEETING: 7 p.m. at the Avery Middle School Library, the Sierra Macintosh Users Group will feature Norm Milsner speaking on the newest Apple operating system, “Jaguar.” Call 795-3615 for more information. For more What’s Hoppin’ highlights, click on the day above! FAMILY EDUCATION WORKSHOP: 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Avery Middle School Library, “Learning Disabilities: Causes, Types and […]

Guns for Hire sponsor competition in Angels Camp

Who’s the best at recreating the west? That question will be answered this weekend as the city of Angels Camp hosts the Grand National Championship for Western Re-enactors. About 150 versions of Wyatt Earp, Miss Kitty, Doc Holiday, and Calamity Jane will converge on the old west town in the historic section of Angels Camp for a weekend of skits, […]

SCUMBAGS snag Stomp success; huge turnout for Murphys event

For the third time in four years, the SCMUBAGS – Santa Clara University Master in Business Administration Graduates – triumphed at the annual Grape Stomp in Murphys. Saturday marked the ninth annual Stomp, and the SCUMBAGS, Bryan Royston and Kyle Park, placed first in the finals, squeezing 19.2 pounds of juice out of their grapes. The Cabernuts, Craig English and […]