With playoff dreams on the line, Bret Harte and Calaveras battle to a 1-1 tie

Soccer Showdown
Bret Harte 1, Calaveras 1

There were a number of different playoff scenarios heading into the Calaveras County soccer clash between Bret Harte and Calaveras. The simplest one was that if Bret Harte beat Calaveras, the Bullfrogs would finish third in the Mother Lode League and clinch a playoff spot.However, should Calaveras be victorious, Calaveras and Bret Harte would have been tied for third place, […]

My Olympic romance

With the Olympic Games upon us, I feel compelled to confess, in full, to a lapse of moral judgement that long ago cost yours truly an Olympic berth. This true confession comes with a caveat to young athletes who aspire to compete in the Games: Don’t do as I did.It all started with a high school assembly, when newly minted […]

Photo Gallery: Bret Harte Girls’ Basketball vs. Sonora (2/1/22)

Bret Harte girls’ basketball beat Sonora 48-32 Feb. 1 at Bob Bach Gym in Angels Camp. Photos by Guy Dossi

Thank you, Christmas Shoebox volunteers

EditorI am very grateful that San Andreas is my home. For over 10 years, I have organized Christmas Shoeboxes for San Andreas Elementary School, and this year the community stepped up again and helped make it happen. We were able to provide all 303 students with a shoebox full of Christmas cheer. A heartfelt thank you to the students and […]

Calaveras girls’ soccer wins on senior night and ends Bret Harte’s playoff hopes

Calaveras 2, Bret Harte 0

Calaveras and Bret Harte each had something to play for. Calaveras already clinched the No. 2 position in the Mother Lode League and has a spot in the postseason. Calaveras wanted to end the season on a three-game winning streak and have senior night be a memorable experience.The Bullfrogs had a little more at stake. Bret Harte needed a victory […]

This is home: Learning from the past to better care for our wildlands

On the path forward, we have much to learn from the annals of “early” California. Through an understanding of what has been before, we may develop a vision for the possible future that we want to inhabit. The following are a few snapshots of what was.James Hutchings, one of the first non-Indian inhabitants of Yosemite Valley, described the openness of […]

With the quality I see in your newspaper, I’ll be continuing my subscription

EditorI have owned some property in Calaveras County for 23+ years but do not make it my primary residence. In anticipation of doing so in the future, I have been reading the Calaveras Enterprise all these years to keep my finger on the pulse of the county. My plans have recently changed, and my eventual residence in Calaveras County may […]

Bullfrogs rely on 3-point shooting to push past Sonora in second half

Fox scores a game-high 18 points in win over Wildcats
It's Raining Threes
Bret Harte 48, Sonora 32

Draining 3-point baskets isn’t in the DNA of the Bret Harte High School girls’ basketball team. However, it was strong shooting from behind the arc that helped the Bullfrogs get back into the win column.Bret Harte made seven 3-point baskets against the Sonora Wildcats and six of them came in the third quarter. The Bullfrogs went from trailing the Wildcats […]

Donald Madrid

Donald Madrid‘s graveside funeral is set for 1 p.m., Feb. 5, at the Jenny Lind I.O.O.F cemetery.

A 32-2 run helps Calaveras pick up a 68-56 win over Argonaut

Calaveras is one step closer to winning the Mother Lode League title
Still Perfect in MLL
Calaveras 68, Argonaut 56

It would be difficult to have a better night than the one the Calaveras High School girls’ basketball team had on Tuesday.Calaveras began the night by beating the Argonaut Mustangs 68-56 in Jackson. The win all but guarantees at least a share of the Mother Lode League title. Calaveras (21-3, 7-0 MLL) needs to win one more game to share […]