Change of opponent forces Calaveras to adjust on the fly

Calaveras Boys' Water Polo

On Monday afternoon, the Calaveras boys’ water polo team beat McNair 16-10 in San Andreas. They left the school thinking they’d be taking on Union Mine on Tuesday.Well, Tuesday rolled around and the players were still expecting to take on Union Mine. However, Union Mine had to cancel at the last minute, so a call was made to Amador, who […]

Cooler heads prevail, even as the fall temperature returns to the links

La Contenta Senior Golf

Senior golfers who don’t like colder weather, as their backs tend to go out more than they do, endured a cool morning as they engaged in a team game of four-man, two-best balls Oct. 13 at La Contenta Golf Club in Valley Springs.The best ball of players A and D was added to that of teammates B and C. Led […]

A trip to Sutter Creek concludes with Calaveras topping Amador

Calaveras hosts Bret Harte Thursday for senior night
Enjoying the journey
Calaveras Volleyball: Calaveras 3, Amador 0

SUTTER CREEK – For the last time in 2021, Calaveras took a bus to take on a Mother Lode League squad. In the final road game of the regular season, Calaveras got back on its bus and headed home with a 3-0 win over the Amador Buffaloes.Calaveras beat Amador 25-17, 25-16 and 25-13 Tuesday night in Sutter Creek. Calaveras has […]

Rolling with the punches is a theme for Bret Harte volleyball

Bret Harte takes on Calaveras Thursday in San Andreas
Bret Harte Volleyball: Bullfrogs 3, Bears 1

If the 2021 season has taught the Bret Harte volleyball team anything, it’s how to roll with the punches.The Bullfrogs had their senior night cancelled on Oct. 14 at the very last minute and just had to roll with it. And the Bret Harte roster has not been at full strength for much of the year, and yet, the Bullfrogs […]

Who will save the Mokelumne Watershed?


It sure is difficult to think in a crisis, but now that the autumn winds have cleared the smoke and heat, our human faculties return and we ask: In the Mokelumne watershed, who is responsible for reducing the risk of catastrophic fire? Who will fund the stewardship work needed to keep the forests that water the Mokelumne from turning to […]

Caltrans proposes Highway 26 intersection control improvement project

Proposed construction at the busy intersection at State Highways 26 and 49 in Mokelumne Hill has community members choosing sides and asserting opinions online.The intersection where the two highways meet currently has a four-way stop, which Caltrans believes warrants an overhaul. Proposed alternatives to the current four-way stop include a roundabout (Alternative 1) or two-signal stop lights (Alternative 2), with […]

Photo Gallery: Mother Lode League Cross Country Meet No. 3 (10/20/21)

Calaveras, Bret Harte, Summerville, Sonora, Amador and Argonaut took part in the third Mother Lode League cross country meet of the season Oct. 20 in Sonora. Photos by Guy Dossi

Calaveras girls’ water polo drops back-to-back home games

Calaveras Girls' Water Polo

The Calaveras High School girls’ water polo team played two games in two days against two different teams and had two very similar results.On Monday afternoon, Calaveras hosted McNair and lost to the Eagles 10-3. On Tuesday, Calaveras hosted Mother Lode League member Amador and fell 16-5.After Tuesday’s 16-5 loss to Amador, head coach Mike Vertar said, “I think they […]

Sheriff’s Office: Oct. 23 is ‘Drop the Drugs’ day

The following press release was issued by the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office.The annual Calaveras County “Drop the Drugs” event is coming up on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 10 am-2 pm.There will be two locations; The Calaveras County Office of Education, 185 South Main Street, Angels Camp and the Toyon Middle School, on Highway 12 between San Andreas and Valley […]

Cross country runners beat the rain in third MLL meet

Calaveras' Garrett Hesser places third in 16:34.30
Staying Dry
Mother Lode League Cross Country

SONORA – Tut tut, it looked like rain. Fortunately, cross country athletes from the Mother Lode League were able to outrun the oncoming rainfall before the Tuolumne County soil became a factor in the third Mother Lode League meet of the season.Bret Harte took on Amador and Argonaut, while Calaveras clashed with Argonaut and Summerville Wednesday afternoon under cloudy skies […]