Track & Field
Tournament MVP Jace Chamberlin pitched six scoreless innings to help host Visalia defeat Firebaugh 5-0 in eight innings Saturday during the championship of the Cal Ripken Pacific Southwest Regional for 12-year-olds. Defending national age-group champion Visalia, which allowed no runs and three hits in 27 innings during the regional, advances to this year’s Cal Ripken [...]
The Valley Vipers youth track and field team is headed to the Junior Olympics from July 27-Aug. 3 in Houston and looking for help to get there. A carnival to help with travel costs will be from 4-9 p.m. Saturday at Bicentennial Park on Sunnyside Avenue, south of Herndon, in Clovis. There will be games, [...]
School: Clovis East Grade: Sophomore Event: Pole vault She’s qualified because: Placed second in the Central Section Masters at 11-8 and finished with a season best of 12-1 — a school record, No. 2 in the section for the season, No. 1 all-time in the section for a sophomore, No. 9 all-time in the section overall [...]
School: Clovis East Grade: Sophomore Events: 800/1,600 She’s qualified because: Bee cross country All-Star continued her ascent up the Central Section running ladder by winning the Masters 800 (2:15.57) and running the section’s ninth-best 1,600 (5:16.23) of the season. Her season-best 800 (2:14.64) is a school record and ranks sixth all-time for in the section [...]
School: Clovis East Grade: Sophomore Events: High jump/long jump She’s qualified because: Set school records in the long (18-9 1/4) and high (5-8) jumps. The long jump was No. 17 in the state and No. 3 among sophomores. Her high jump is No. 4 all-time in the Central Section for a sophomore.
Catcher Niko Pacheco and pitcher/infielder Carlos Salazar, who led Bullard High and Kerman to the Central Section Division I and IV baseball titles, have made Cal-Hi Sports’ All-State Underclass team. Pacheco, a junior catching for the first time in his career, led the 26-7 Knights in batting average (.364), doubles (16) and RBIs (37). Salazar, [...]