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  • First Weekend Of February Events
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The Orient Express is a family friendly run through the rolling hills this Saturday Feb. 6. The event benefits Tuolumne County Special Athletes. Registration details can be found in the event listing here....
  • Sonora overcomes Bret Harte, whistle
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Sonora sophomore Damien Kress stood at the free throw line Friday night directly in front of the foyer inside the Bret Harte gymnasium. The Wildcats had a 64-60 lead over the Bullfrogs with less than a minute to play....
  • Sonora grad, ex-NFL player presents school with commemorative Super Bowl football
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Maggie Beck / Union Democrat Sonora High School graduates Josh and Neil Parry present a golden commemorative football Thursday to Sonora High School as part of the Super Bowl High School Honor Roll program. Josh Parry played in Super Bowl 39. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat A rapt audience watches videos of the Parry brothers throughout their football careers during Thursday's ceremony....
  • 'Skin grapplers eye 6th straight title
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Guy Dossi / Union Democrat Calaveras' Shane Torre and John Kelley spar Thursday in preparation for the Redskins run at a sixth straight Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals title Saturday in Stockton. For eight consecutive years, the Redskins have been the best squad in the Mother Lode League....
  • 'Cats make playoffs
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The Wildcats defeated cross-county rival Summerville 50-25 Wednesday night at Bud Castle Gymnasium to claim second place in the Mother Lode League and qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals Championships Saturday at Lincoln High School in Stockton. "I think that's something we always strive for and we're happy and excited about it," said Wildcat head coach Jon Abernathy about reaching the playoffs....
  • Super Bowl Breakfast scores 30-year milestone
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:59:45 GMT
    The 30th annual Frank Salel Super Bowl Sunday Scholarship Breakfast will be held this weekend from 7 to 11:30 a.m. at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora. For those wanting more than coffee or orange juice, drink tickets can be purchased for Bloody Mary's, Mimosas and other alcoholic beverages....
  • $4,500 raised for - Clifton Strong' night
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Kraig Clifton and his wife, Melissa , were given a round of applause Wednesday night during the Columbia Claim Jumpers basketball game at Oak Pavilion. About $4,500 was raised for the Clifton family during 'Clifton Strong' night....
  • Another title?
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    For eight consecutive years, the Redskins have been the best squad in the Mother Lode League. 2016 has been no exception....
  • Duel for playoffs
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The end reward of today's wrestling meet between the Summerville Bears and Sonora Wildcats at Bud Castle Gym is pretty cut and dry. Win, and clinch second place in the Mother Lode League and wrestle Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals in Stockton....
  • Dual for playoffs
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The end reward of today's wrestling meet between the Summerville Bears and Sonora Wildcats at Bud Castle Gym is pretty cut and dry. Win, and clinch second place in the Mother Lode League and wrestle Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals in Stockton....
  • Wildcat football to be honored
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Sonora High School's historic football season will be honored by Modesto-based Crystal Creamery starting Wednesday when the company puts the Wildcats logo and team name on the back of its half gallon milk containers. The Mother Lode League champion Wildcats went 12-2 and beat Bear River in the final of the California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Championships....
  • Mother Lode Setting Up For A a Supera Sunday
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    While tourism and traffic impacts in the City by the Bay are part of the hoopla ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl 50, Mother Lode hosts are quietly making their own party plans for fans. For the 28th year in a row, organizers of the Annual Frank Salel Super Bowl Breakfast aim to get the Sunday game day off to a hearty start with made-to-order three-egg omelets and all the fixings....
  • Sonora dumps Linden, again
    published on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Just seven days after Sonora buried Linden by 26 points, the Wildcats again dumped the Lions, beating them 67-53 Tuesday at Bud Castle Gym. The Wildcats moved to 12-7 overall and 4-3 in the MLL which puts them in third place with Bret Harte ....
  • Wildcats JV hoops still perfect
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The Sonora Wildcats boys' junior varsity basketball team improved its record to 11-5 and 6-0 in Mother Lode League play with a 61-45 road win Wednesday night over the Linden Lions. "We started out hot and it was really nice to get everybody involved," said Sonora head coach Lloyd Longeway....
  • Obituaries for Jan. 29, 2016
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • Ackerman: Melones water level up 7 feet
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMT
    The water level came up seven feet last week at New Melones Reservoir. The trout bite has picked up a little from the shore off Glory Hole Point and the Highway 49 bridge area....
  • Obituaries for Jan. 27, 2016
    published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 10:20:19 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • Hoops: Sonora dumps Linden, again
    published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMT
    Just seven days after Sonora buried Linden by 26 points, the Wildcats again dumped the Lions, beating them 67-53 Tuesday at Bud Castle Gym. The Wildcats moved to 12-7 overall and 4-3 in the MLL which puts them in third place with Bret Harte ....
  • Summerville grapplers pin Bret Harte, Argonaut and Sierra Ridge/ROP
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:02:25 GMT
    The Summerville Bears wrestling team picked up two wins Wednesday night with a 54-24 win over Sierra Ridge/ROP and a 40-19 win over a combined Bret Harte and Argonaut. "The team came out firing on all cylinders and beat two teams we were expected to beat," said Summerville head coach Jordan DePaoli....
  • MLK, Jr. Celebration 2014 Guest Speaker Dolores Huerta
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 07:47:57 GMT
    In honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday this Sunday at the Sonora High School Auditorium is the annual Motherlode Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration. The speaker is Jim Hightower, who is described as "America's most popular populist."...