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Macy McKibban shot a 46 and Kathryn Blair a 48 to help the Yucaipa High School golf team stay undefeated after a rare 254-254 deadlock with Redlands East Valley. The crucial Citrus Belt League match was played at the Yucaipa Valley Country Club. Both schools have 6-0-1 records in CBL play. Y…

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When the Yucaipa High School football team jumped out to a 7-0 lead in its homecoming game last Friday it looked like easy victory might be in the bag. However, Silverado (1-5) ended up spoiling the party by scoring the next six touchdowns and cruised to a 42-7 nonleague win. YHS drops to 1-…

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Fresh off its strong showing last weekend in the Bull Run Tournament at Diamond Bar High School, the YHS water polo team continued its winning ways by finishing sixth among 16 highly ranked teams. The Thunderbirds went 2-2 at the Bull Run and their 7-6 overall record is misleading. Consideri…

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The inaugural Crafton Hills College girls water polo team played its second game. Goalie Emily McBride watches a shot from Rio Hondo go just over the top of the net on Sept. 13. CHC lost 9-7. The men’s team will play later this month at home.

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In his first varsity start, Yucaipa High School quarterback Casey Graf threw two long scoring passes to Austin Bolinger and another to David Fisher to lead the Thunderbirds over visiting Grand Terrace. The 34-20 season opening win last Friday was also the varsity debut of sophomore running b…

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Former Yucaipa High School diamond stars Matt Marnati and Sydnee Huff took different routes to become All-Americans. Marnati earned his baseball All-American status as a junior playing for Gary Adcock at California Baptist University. Huff was just named to the 2019 All-American west softbal…

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The start of today’s Women’s World Cup Soccer is getting comments close to home. Among the thoughts of Denise Rapinoe are those of discrimination to women soccer players, saying the World Cup stage could influence such change. Mirjam Swanson stated the defending champion, U.S. women’s nation…

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Along with Yucaipa High School athletes Sydnee Huff and Tyson Heaton, Thunderbirds baseball pitching coach Kevin Halamicek was recognized at the 55th Ken Hubbs Awards held May 20 at Grand Terrace High School. Huff and Heaton were Yucaipa’s 2019 nominees for the Hubbs Award presented annually…

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Yucaipa High School volleyball team’s late rally on Senior Night was not enough against Redlands East Valley who stopped the Thunderbirds hopes of defending its Citrus Belt League championship. REV prevailed 25-16, 25-10, 25-23. The Thunderbirds eventually earned a CIF-SS, Division 4 playoff…

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Cal State Fullerton-bound Cameron Repetti ended Yucaipa High School’s two year, seven-game post season win streak by pitching host Cypress to a 5-1 victory in a California Interscholastic Federation quarterfinal baseball game played May 10. Thunderbirds’ ace Tyson Heaton did his part by limi…

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After its second-round playoff game at Valencia West Ranch last Tuesday, Yucaipa High School baseball coach Ralph Grajeda used the term “dodged a big bullet” when talking about his team’s 1-0 win to advance into the playoff quarterfinals. Not only did YHS have a hard time hitting bullets thr…

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Yucaipa High School baseball Coach Ralph Grajeda and pitching Coach Kevin Halamicek didn’t think Tyson Heaton had his best stuff in a 4-0 win over visiting Huntington Beach Edison High School last Thursday. Heaton pitched a two-hit shutout allowing YHS to advance to the second round of the C…

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Entering the CIF playoffs for the first time in six years the Mesa Grande Academy baseball team knew it had nothing to lose going against the No. 2 ranked team in Division 7. Traveling to Victorville on Thursday to face University Prep and its 2018 All-CIF pitcher Rudy Mejia plus a lineup fi…

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From left to right:Blake Rodriguez, Vanguard University, Cross Country/Track and Field; Zoie Hollinger, Cal State San Marcos, Track and Field; Julia Smith, Vanguard University, Track and Field; Sarah Ramirez, University of La Verne, Soccer; Savannah Orton, Laterneau University, Tennis; Joshu…

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The Yucaipa High School baseball team closed the regular season with bats blazing after traveling to Orange County to dispose of Crestview League champion Foothill 12-4 in a makeup game that was rained out earlier. The win followed closure to Citrus Belt League play that saw the Thunderbirds…

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The Yucaipa High School softball team scored eight unearned runs in the first inning, followed by a good display of overall talent in a 9-1 Citrus Belt League win over Carter at home last Tuesday. Pitchers Esperanza Coe, Makenna Stuart and Delaney Saugstad combined to limit Carter (2-8) to f…

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Yucaipa High School pitcher Tyson Heaton exceeded nearly all his amazing accomplishments on Saturday by hurling a perfect game in a must win situation against Citrus Belt League rival Carter that was played as part of the County Clash at San Manuel Stadium.

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Under clear skies, sunshine and the chatter of excited kids, decked out in their uniform best, Yucaipa Valley National Little League opened its 2019 season Saturday at the 13th Street Sports Complex.

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Friday’s PossAbilities Para-cycle Yucaipa circuit road race stage got off to a great start with bright sunny weather, cool morning air, and none of the wind that kicked up for the time trial on Wednesday. There were 43 competitors in 14 different categories lined up at the start line to comp…

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The Yucaipa High School volleyball team got off to a fast start but was eventually caught and passed by visiting Redlands East Valley in the Citrus Belt League opener for both teams on Thursday. After Yucaipa won the first two games 25-20, 25-18, REV stormed back to win the final decisive th…

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A beautiful day on March 9, lead to a great opening ceremonies, as family and friends gathered to welcome the start of a new Little League season. The snack bar was open for business, located in the middle of the fields of dreams with coaches and players lined up in outfield. The event start…

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Yucaipa High School freshman Leah Gaitan became the first wrestler in school history to earn a California championship after winning the CIF-State wrestling 106-pound title last month in Bakersfield. Gaitan won by a rare 1-0 disqualification when Walnut's Justine Barredo was penalized twice …

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The Yucaipa High School girls basketball team topped another successful season by having six players named All-Citrus Belt League. Four-year varsity starters Tori Guzman and Julianne LeClair were selected all-league first team. Another senior, Kateland Peters was also a first team pick. Juni…

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Yucaipa High School girls soccer coach Sarai Stamper considered this past season's Citrus Belt League so competitive that one loss could drop a team three spots in the standings. Her team finished second in league at 6-1-3. It lost in the first round of the playoffs at La Serna of Whittier, …

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Yucaipa Aquatics is a family oriented non-profit organization that prides itself on being welcoming to all. This organization not only has a competitive swim team for ages 5 to 18 but also has a master’s program. The masters program is a great way to stay in shape; some compete, others come …

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The Yucaipa High School water polo team’s remarkable ride in the CIF-Southern Section playoffs came to an end on Saturday at hands of No. 3 seeded Pasadena Polytechnic after a 14-9 loss in a match held at Crafton Hills College. YHS finished its season with a 15-13 record and won the Citrus B…

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