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The Argonaut High School girls golf team at long last – figuratively speaking – slayed the dragon. On Wednesday, September 21 at Jack Tone Golf Course in Ripon, Argonaut had three players shoot sub-40 rounds over nine holes in a 152-156 victory over defending Valley Foothill League North div…

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The Mother Lode League football season kicks off this Friday night, September 30 and while the results of the first half paint a picture of either Sonora or Summerville keeping the league championship in Tuolumne County for an eighth straight season, there is reason for optimism in Jackson a…

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The 2022 Society of St. Vincent De Paul Friends of the Poor Walk/Run will be hosted by St. Katharine Drexel from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 24. Registration/check-in from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at St. Katharine Drexel Parish Center (11361 Prospect Drive in Jackson). Cost to register …

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Local mixed martial arts fighter Matt Hampton of the Buster Nighthawk Fight Team is scheduled to be in action this Friday, September 23 in a preliminary bout at the Cage Warriors 143 event at Humphreys by the Bay in San Diego. Hampton, coming off his first win at the professional ranks on Ju…

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Nominations for the Mustang/Tiger Athletic Hall of Fame are now being accepted. Many qualified individuals have played an important role in the proud history of Argonaut, Ione and Jackson high school athletics – athletes, teams, coaches and individuals from the community have all played a si…

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One-time Amador County rivals Tyler McMahan (right) and Gage Roddy (left) have teamed up this season on the Modesto Junior College football team. McMahan, a Class of 2022 Amador High graduate, is playing offensive line for the Pirates and Roddy, a Class of 2022 Argonaut High graduate, is pla…

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The Argonaut Junior Mustangs varsity youth football team has its first winning streak of the season. After opening the season with three straight losses, the Junior Mustangs have now won two games in a row after defeating the AMA Junior Bullfrogs 42-0 in Motherlode Valley Football League pla…

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The Argonaut Junior Mustangs youth football program is off to a near-perfect start to the 2022 Motherlode Valley Football League season with the Junior Varsity, Novice and Junior Novice teams all improving to 4-0 on the season with wins over the Waterford Sabercats on Saturday, September 10 …

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Local running extraordinaire Sharon Hampton of Sutter Creek competed in the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series half-marathon in Bellevue, Washington on Sunday, September 4 and finished first in her age division with a time of 2 hours, 27 minutes. Hampton, now 80 years old, said she had a …

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A bounce-back performance brought Calaveras County-born mixed martial arts fighter Katarina “The Librarian” Legorreta redemption in the form of a unanimous decision victory over Atanacia Ramirez in a strawweight bout at Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat #5 event on Saturday, September 3 in Wheatland.

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Amador High School Performing Arts presents the 49th annual Jug and Rose 7.7-mile Walk/Run on Saturday, September 10, starting at 7 a.m. in Volcano. Entry forms are available at the following sponsors: Black Diamond Graphics in West Point; Spinetta Family Vineyards in Shenandoah Valley; Choc…

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Nominations for the Mustang/Tiger Athletic Hall of Fame are now being accepted. Many qualified individuals have played an important role in the proud history of Argonaut, Ione and Jackson High School athletics – athletes, teams, coaches and individuals from the community have all played a si…

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Local mixed martial arts fighter Katarina “The Librarian” Legorreta will return to action at the Urijah Faber’s A1 Combat #5 event this Saturday, September 3 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento in Wheatland. Legorreta (2-2) will take on Atanacia Ramirez (2-1) in an amateur strawweig…

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On Friday, August 19 in Stockton, the Calaveras High School varsity football team jumped out to a 7-0 lead over host McNair just more than a minute into the game, but was outscored 21-0 the rest of the way in a 21-7 season-opening road loss to the Eagles.

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On Friday, August 19 in Minden, Nevada, the Argonaut High School varsity football team's first game of the new season - a 20-0 loss to the Douglas Tigers - came with a lot of the mistakes characteristic of a first game like penalties, turnovers and mistakes in execution, but it wasn’t for a …

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From the green of the grass, to the yellow of the soccer balls, to the many different uniform designs - not to mention some red faces due to the heat - it was certainly a colorful day when the Mother Lode Youth Soccer League officially kicked off its 2022 fall rec season on Saturday, August …

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A new year of high school sports is set to begin this weekend with participation numbers both locally and across the state starting to climb back to levels they were at prior to the disruption of sports caused by the COVID-19 pandemic during the final months of the 2019-20 school year.

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The Argonaut Junior Mustangs Junior Novice youth football team participated in a preseason Jamboree with El Dorado, Sonora and Calaveras on Saturday, August 13 at Calaveras High School in San Andreas. It was a good start for the Junior Mustangs on the day and overall as Case Cazadd had a tou…

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The Mother Lode Youth Soccer League held its annual camp on Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6 at Howard Park in Ione with more than 100 campers attending and fine-tuning their skills in advance of the start of the fall 2022 recreation season, which officially opens on Saturday, August 20.

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USA Shooting, the Olympic arm for shooting sports, held its national championship in International Trap at the John Halter Shooting Facility in Hillsdale, Michigan from July 21 to July 24. Attending the match was USA Shooting team member Aeriel Skinner from Jackson with her coach Rich Lynch …