High School Golf

Calaveras outplays Riverbank The Calaveras golf team Tuesday outscored Riverbank, 252-281, at La Contenta in Valley Springs. Calaveras’ Chris Scott shot a 36 on the par 35, eight-hole course. Nick Roget had a 51, followed by Scott Joly, 54, Matt Correa, 55, and Robert Kaiser, 56. Calaveras played Sonora Thursday. Bullfrogs defeat Sonora Bret Harte golfers traveled Tuesday to Mountain […]

Ione and Curtis Creek win A.M.A. Championships

The Girls’ Gym at Bret Harte High School Saturday saw six of the most exciting final-day basketball games in the history of the Angels-Murphys-Arnold Boosters Club’s annual Boys’ Basketball Tournament. Six points or less decided all of the games. Three of the games went into overtime. Ione won in both the 7th- and 8th-grade brackets with thrilling come-from-behind victories over […]

Loretta Lucille Edwards

Elementary school teacher Loretta Lucille Edwards died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003 at Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas. She was born Jan. 31, 1911 in Calaveritas. She was 92. Mrs. Edwards was a lifelong resident of Calaveritas. She was a retired after a 36-year career as a teacher at San Andreas Elementary School. She will be missed. She […]

Young pioneers go back in time

Early Thursday morning, two fourth-grade classes from Mark Twain Elementary School in Angels Camp boarded a school bus for a ride back in time. Laura Beckman and half of Darcy Zimmerman’s fourth-fifth split class traveled to Sutter’s Fort in Sacramento to take part in an Environmental Living Program at the Califor-nia State Park. The students spent class-room time researching the […]

Raymond Aurille Marcotte

Retired business owner Raymond Aurille Marcotte died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003. He was born June 28, 1921 to Emile and Claudia (Motley) Marcotte in Grinnelle, Kan. He was 81. Mr. Marcotte first moved to Creswell, Ore. in 1943 and then moved back in 1953 and again in 1989. He and his brothers and sisters started a furniture and upholstery manufacturing […]

Water district sets new directors’ divisions

Calaveras County Water District directors officially approved new division boundaries Wednesday. The vote was 4-1 with Division 4 Director Don Deem dissenting. Deem lost his district with the shifting of Murphys into Division 3, represented by Director Bertha Underhill. Deem will continue to represent Division 4, and would be eligible to run for the Division 3 seat when it is […]

What’s Hoppin’ for SATURDAY, March 1

YOUNG EAGLES FLIGHT RALLY: 9 to 11 a.m. at the Calaveras County Airport, the Experimental Aircraft Association presents another flight rally for children ages 8 to 17. Attendees have the chance to get a free airplane ride with an experienced private pilot. Call 736-4554 or 736-2501 for more information and to make a reservation. For more What’s Hoppin’ highlights, click […]

Bret Harte, Calaveras boys end seasons

The Bret Harte and Calaveras boys’ varsity basketball teams both fell to their opponents Wednesday in the first round of Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs, bringing their respective seasons to a close. The 10th-seeded Redskins lost to Marysville, the division’s number seven team, 82-60. Calaveras came home with a 16-10 record for the season. The Bullfrogs, seeded 15th, suffered defeat, […]

George Marlon Rose

Professor George Marlon Rose died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003 at Mark Twain Convalescent Hospital in San Andreas. He was born March 19, 1914 in Yuma Ariz. He was 88. Mr. Rose lived in Mokelumne Hill for the past 23 years. He was a professor and had a master’s degree. He served in the Army and was a member of the […]

Bret Harte tennis team wins one, loses one

After losing its season opener to Riverbank, the Bret Harte tennis team came back to win, 4-3, over Ripon Christian Tuesday. Senior Billy Christian beat his Ripon opponent, James Vient, 6-2, 7-6, 7-3 in boys’ singles competition. Chris Vient defeated Christian’s teammate, Jordan Chee, 6-3, 6-2. In girls’ singles, Anna Wagner claimed a win for Bret Harte against Stacy denDulk, […]