Visalia Holds Youth Football Championships

The California State Championships for Youth Football made its way to Visalia, and the Central Valley had five representatives in that game. The five players were from Tulare and Kings Counties and all played this year for the Tulare Tarheels under Head Coach Brent Beck. Beck also happened to coach their state championship team at […]

The Determination of an Olympian

Porterville High School wrestling coach and Monache High School graduate Tim Vanni isn’t your ordinary high school coach. He is also an Olympic wrestler. Vanni represented the United States in Seoul, South Korea, in 1988, and Barcelona, Spain in 1992. Vanni’s initial reaction to becoming an Olympian back in 1988 was a feeling of determination. […]

Coaches Selected for Annual East-West All-Star Football Game

The East-West All-Star Football Game is coming up this summer and will feature the best players in Tulare, Kings and parts of Kern counties. The game will be played at Golden West High School’s Groppetti Community Stadium. The head coaches named were Hanford High School’s Josh Young for the West, and Exeter High School’s Chris […]

Preview: The 2016 Redwood Rangers Softball Team

The 2016 Redwood Rangers Softball team is coming off a year in which it reached the Valley Championship for the third straight season, tallying a 24-9 record. The Rangers have played in the championship game in the 2013, 2014, and 2015 seasons, winning it all in 2014 over Kingsburg High School. Head Coach Bob Rooney, […]

Scarecrows Take Over Exeter

Scarecrows will fill the neighborhoods of Exeter with the commencement of the Fourth Annual Exeter Scarecrow Contest, Thursday, October 1. The contest, running throughout the month and put on by the Exeter Chamber of Commerce, is being expanded from local chamber-member businesses and organizations, to city-residents, who will now get a chance to show off […]

Tulare County Fair Offering Up Favorites

The 2015 Tulare County Fair is right around the corner. Opening day is Wednesday, September 16 and the fair will run through Sunday, September 20. This year’s fair has some new features while keeping some of the old favorites. Tulare County Fair Director Pamela Fyock shared some of the new items planned for the fair […]