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2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California - Walnut Creek, CA - Here's the complete list of California students awarded $2500 scholarships.



Senior Samantha McNall Advances To State Swim Meet  Coronado Eagle and Journal

On one level, the news from the CIF Division II Swim Finals was a little lean for the Islander Swim Team but did include senior Samantha McNall advancing to ...



Central Catholic-Modesto at Clovis West high school football recap  Fresno Bee

Central Catholic-Modesto shut out Clovis West High 21-0 on Friday night, Aug. 17, 2018, in a nonleague, intersectional high school football game in Clovis, CA.



Clovis West freshman arrested for online threat  KMPH Fox 26

Clovis Police arrested a 15-year-old Clovis West High School freshman early Friday morning, after officers say they traced an online threat to that student.



After three Clovis West student suicides, parents demand more action  Fresno Bee

Three Clovis West students have taken their own lives in the past three months. Parents are demanding action, while Fresno County health experts warn of a ...



Clovis Unified mourns loss of beloved vice principal killed in hit-and-run accident  KFSN-TV

Students past and present of Fort Washington Elementary School say it's hard to put into words the man they lost.



Prosecutors dismiss sex crime case against Clovis West High teacher  Fresno Bee

The criminal case against Clovis West High School teacher Pete Martinez Arguijo has been dismissed “in the interest of justice,” his lawyer said Friday.



Clovis Unified mourns hit-and-run death of administrator as police search for driver  The Sacramento Bee

The Clovis Unified community is mourning the hit-and-run death of Fort Washington Elementary School administrator Gavin Gladding, who died in a hit-and-run ...



Suspect accused of killing Clovis Unified educator free on bail, questions linger about hit-and-run  The Fresno Bee

Rogelio Alvarez, 18, turned himself Friday then was arrested and taken into custody for the fatal car crash that killed popular Clovis Unified administrator Gavin ...



CHP announces that it has arrested teen suspected of hit and run that killed Clovis Unified Vice Principal Gavin Gladding  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The California Highway Patrol has arrested the suspect who is suspected of hitting and killing Clovis Unified Vice Principal Gavin ...



Change Coming to Clovis School Board. Will It Be 1 or 2 Seats?  gvwire.com

The pending retirement of trustee Jim Volkinburg guarantees there will be at least one newcomer to the Clovis Unified School Board, either Tiffany Stoker ...



Clovis West student suicides not connected, but point to larger trend, experts say  Fresno Bee

The suicide deaths of three Clovis West High School students since August left the school district reeling. Emphasizing prevention is a key, mental health experts ...



Ryan Reyes signs with Fresno State  Gilroy Dispatch

It's been a long way coming for Gilroy High senior Ryan Reyes, who started wrestling at 3 years old. From Fresno to Gilroy and soon back to Fresno, Reyes, who ...



Fresno County launches suicide prevention effort  KFSN-TV

Fresno County is trying to enable a community-wide discussion about how to identify those at risk of suicide.



EECU branch to open on Clovis West campus  Fresno Bee

Educational Employees Credit Union is opening a new branch on the Clovis West High School campus, to be staffed by students.



Authorities continue to search for hit-and-run driver who killed beloved Clovis Unified Vice Principal  KFSN-TV

A community left shocked and heartbroken following the death of Gavin Gladding killed early Sunday morning in a hit and run while jogging near Friant and Old ...



Suspect in fatal hit-and-run of Gavin Gladding formally charged by district attorney  YourCentralValley.com

The 18-year-old suspect in the fatal hit-and-run of a beloved Clovis Unified administrator was formally charged with several crimes, the district attorney's office ...



New Clovis business has super trampolines, a zip line and ninja-style obstacle courses  The Fresno Bee

Defy Extreme Air Sports in Clovis California is a trampoline park that includes an obstacle course inspired by American Ninja Warrior and a zip line. The new ...



Petrissans finds blessing as part of the football tradition at Clovis West  Fresno Bee

The Independent continues a series on head football coaches in the Clovis Unified School District. George Petrissans of Clovis West High School is profiled ...



Fort Washington Elementary hosting a gathering to remember school administrator  The Fresno Bee

Fort Washington Elementary will host an event to celebrate the life of school administrator Gavin Gladding on Friday afternoon.



Clovis West (Calif.) wins state title in showdown of Super 25 Computer's No. 1 vs. No. 2  USA TODAY High School Sports

Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) won its first CIF Open Division state title Saturday night, 44-40 against Archbishop Mitty (San Jose) thanks to a furious 14-3 run in the ...



Girl who survived accident which left her in a 4-month long coma graduates from Clovis West  KFSN-TV

CLOVIS, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Clovis West High School student who was critically injured in a car accident seven years ago is defying the odds by graduating from ...



Portland State Football Signs Nine During Early Signing Period  Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Football Program signed nine student-athletes during the National Letter of Intent early signing period on Wednesday. The Vikings have ...



Portland State Vikings football team signs 9 players during early signing period, including a humongous offensive lineman  OregonLive.com

A look at the football stars from Oregon and beyond who signed, or transferred to Portland State to play for the Vikings football team.



People in Northeast Fresno and Clovis mourning the loss of teenager who took his own life  KFSN-TV

CLOVIS, Calif. (KFSN) -- Clovis Unified Officials, students and staff are coping with a student who died by suicide. "At Clovis West High School overnight we ...



No. 4 Centennial girls down No. 2 Clovis West in Top 5 showdown  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/centennialgbb/status/821125538735501312 In a showdown between Top 5 teams in the Super 25, No. 4 Centennial (Las Vegas) rolled to a ...



Clovis West basketball coach retires  Fresno Bee

Winning basketball coach Tom Orlich announced Friday his retirement from teaching and coaching at Clovis West High School. In his 14-year history as teacher ...



Who Are the 2019 Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees?  gvwire.com

Two Super Bowl-winning players, tailback Michael Pittman and safety Matt Giordano, headline this year's Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame inductees. They are ...



Mentoring program connects special education and mainstream students in Clovis Unified  KFSN-TV

A group of students at Kastner Intermediate School is working on a connection that will benefit them in and outside the classroom.



RHS baseball sweeps Riders | Sports  Reedley Exponent

Reedley High made a quick recovery from an 0-2 start in North Yosemite League play, racking up a pair of double-digit wins against the Roosevelt Roughriders ...



Mirelez brothers medal at California World Challenge | Patterson Irrigator Prep Sports  The Tracy Press

With the high school wrestling season roughly a month away, the 2017-18 Western Athletic Conference and CIF Sac-Joaquin Section champion Patterson High ...



Here's why Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott will add hundreds of hotel rooms to Fresno, Clovis  Fresno Bee

Nine hotels from companies like Hilton, Hyatt and Marriott are under construction or planned in Fresno and Clovis. Tourism is on the rise, in part because of ...



No. 5 Clovis West (Calif.) wins state title, South Shore (N.Y.) only new team in Super 25 girls basketball rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Sarah Bates had 12 points, including 11 in a row in the fourth quarter to lead No. 5 Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) to a 44-40 defeat of then-No. 10 Archbishop Mitty ...



California law spurs reforms after suicide cluster  EdSource

About 24 hours after a Clovis High School boy killed himself in early March, his cell phone buzzed. The incoming text was the latest in a conversation thread ...



43 Clovis Unified athletes commit to play at collegiate level  Fresno Bee

Forty-three senior student-athletes in Clovis Unified schools signed Letters of Intent with colleges across the nation on Nov. 9, including five Clovis West girls ...



Clovis West tennis taking shot at top finish  Fresno Bee

A champion player and an experienced team are revving up hopes of a stellar season for Clovis West High School's girls tennis squad.



Clovis Unified students honored as Exchange Club Youths of the Year  Fresno Bee

Ten exemplary Clovis Unified School District graduating seniors were honored for their high school achievements and awarded scholarships at the Exchange ...



Golden Eagles perform to connect with crowds  Fresno Bee

The snappy beat of the drum line tells us this is marching band season. Friday night lights will burn bright as high school bands in Clovis Unified School District ...



Nebraska true freshman quarterback Adrian Martinez displays maturity beyond his years  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska's starting quarterback is an 18-year-old true freshman who, speed and arm strength aside, is noticeably mature. Not just for a freshman, but for a ...



Clovis Cup golf tournament introduces Len Ross Director’s Memorial Award  Fresno Bee

It took a tiebreaker, but the last-minute matchup team of Michael Cliff of Fresno Christian High School and Michael Jura of Bullard High School clinched the 2017 ...



Viking Football Welcomes 25 New Student-Athletes For 2019  Portland State Vikings

Semaj Bolin , CB, 5-10, 170, FR, HS, North Las Vegas, NV (Coronado HS) - se-mozh * Dante Chachere , QB, 6-3, 170, FR, HS, Fresno, CA (Clovis West HS) ...



Newest EECU branch open for business on Clovis West’s campus  Fresno Bee

Educational Employees Credit Union will celebrate the grand opening of its newest branch — on the Clovis West High School campus — with a ribbon cutting ...



Adrian Martinez 'not 100 percent' on Tennessee, happy to receive Under Armour All-American jersey  USA TODAY High School Sports

Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) quarterback Adrian Martinez thought he'd dodged the constant barrage of questioning that comes with being uncommitted since he'd ...



Guide to 2018 California High School Section Meets  SwimSwam

Miranda Heckman, pictured above, won the 200 free and 500 free at the 2017 CIF State Championships.



The 'Clovis way of life' just won't do for me - The  The Collegian

If you're familiar with Clovis Unified School District (CUSD), you're probably also familiar with a few of its characteristics: its high-achieving student population, ...



MCJ's first Latino tenure-track professor  The Collegian

The Fresno State Department of Media, Communications and Journalism hired its first-ever Latino tenure-track professor this school year: Dr. Adan Avalos.



Clovis High girls water polo shoots for excellence  Fresno Bee

An experienced girls water polo team — driven by a competitive spirit and a winning legacy — is off to a strong start at Clovis High School.



Golden Eagles gain experience, wins on tennis court  Fresno Bee

The boys tennis team at Clovis West High School has volleyed to a winning record with players who are getting their first taste of top-seeded action.



Swinging to victory: Clovis North golf team clutches TRAC, Central Section Div I championships  Fresno Bee

UPDATE: Clovis North won the Central Section Division I team championship on Tuesday, May 17, in Visalia. Clovis West finished second. Both teams advance ...



Remembering Doc  Fresno Bee

News of the passing of Floyd “Doc” Buchanan, Clovis Unified School District's founding superintendent, cloaked the city in sadness last week. His death was ...



Kickin’ it together: New soccer league unifies special, general education students  Fresno Bee

As the soccer ball was launched into the net by a Clovis West foot, Isabella Willey ran halfway across the Clovis North soccer field with her hands stretched to the ...



Clovis East track and field blends experience with new talent  Fresno Bee

Kristi Yorke — a sprinter at Clovis East High School — lost a shoe this spring during a relay race.



Mark your calendar: Clovis Unified graduation ceremony schedule  Fresno Bee

The Clovis Unified School District high school graduation ceremony schedule is below. Congratulations, Class of 2016!



23 CUSD athletes sign to play at the collegiate level  Fresno Bee

Twenty-three senior student-athletes in Clovis Unified School District signed Letters of Intent for colleges across the nation last week, promising to fill rosters at ...



Giordano proves you can go home again — to coach  Fresno Bee

The Independent concludes with this article a series on head football coaches in the Clovis Unified School District. Matt Giordano of Buchanan High School is ...



Elon Paige trains Kingsburg athletes  Hanford Sentinel

CLOVIS - Elon Paige trains local high school and youth athletes at Legion Training Camp in Clovis.



Valley teen suicide, depression can be prevented  Fresno Bee

It takes perseverance and patience, but recovery can happen with the right treatment regimen. Valley Children's Hospital offers a public forum Feb. 11.



114-9? Another year, another disturbing girls basketball blowout in California  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/FresnoBee/status/681165479151448064 For the second consecutive year, a girls basketball game in California has resulted in a team ...



A warm welcome back | Features  Porterville Recorder

From Mexican descendants and a father of three and a marriage of 29 years, Sergio Mendoza is ready for his newly appointed position as Burton School ...



Clovis West Student Dies After Fall in Yosemite National Park  KMPH Fox 26

A hike in Yosemite National Park turns tragic, after a 17-year-old Clovis West High School student slips on a rock, is then airlifted to the hospital, where he dies.



Nebraska Football: Quarterback Adrian Martinez primed for big 2019  FanSided

Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez had a great year last year. Now, he must use that momentum to have an even better 2019 season.



Mixing Health Care And Hip-Hop, This Doctor With Valley Roots Wants To Change Medicine  Valley Public Radio

At the intersection of popular culture and health care innovation is a man the internet knows as ZDoggMD. Thanks to his forward thinking ideas about what.



Fresno Parks And Arts May Get More Funding, But Voters Have To Approve It First  Valley Public Radio

The City of Fresno passed a Parks Master Plan in January. The plan outlines the city's goals to maintain and improve existing parks, and add more to the.



Clovis Community College athletes earn Kiwanis Torchlighter Awards  Fresno Bee

For two decades, local Kiwanis *service* clubs have honored student athletes from local junior colleges at the annual Kiwanis Torch of Excellence Dinner.



Clovis High’s Hauss wins B’nai B’rith award  Fresno Bee

Clovis High School swimmer and water polo player Graham Huass won the B'nai B'rith award presented at an annual dinner in Clovis Veterans Memorial ...



Clovis West Sweeps Girls, Boys CIF Central Division I Championships  SwimSwam

The Clovis West Swimming and Diving teams swept the girls and boys competition to finish as CIF Central Section Division I Champions.



Clovis North girls soccer goal: Continue winning tradition  Fresno Bee

Clovis North High School's girls soccer team is showing championship form in the 2016-17 season. The Broncos have been there before under head coach Nick ...



Kids eat free with summer meal program  yourcentralvalley.com

School is just days away from letting out for the summer many kids might not get the food they need. Some Valley schools and other locations are offering free ...



McKendree Sweeps Division I Opponents Southern Illinois and Saint Louis  Swimming World Magazine

(O'FALLON, Ill., Oct. 20) – The McKendree University swimming and diving program hosted four teams in a meet on Saturday afternoon. The men's team swam ...



Caleb Kelly wins high school Butkus Award as nation's top linebacker  USA TODAY High School Sports

Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) senior Caleb Kelly has been named the high school Butkus Award winner as the nation's top prep linebacker. Kelly had 115 tackles ...



Thousands of dollars in music equipment stolen from Clovis North  Fresno Bee

Fresno police are investigating the theft of several thousand dollars of music equipment from Clovis North High School in northeast Fresno on Thursday.



Caleb Kelly lashes out at college football fans who attacked him on Twitter  USA TODAY High School Sports

https://twitter.com/calebkkelly/status/689627235930607616 It's an ugly secret about high school recruiting in the social media age: student athletes get attacked ...



Nebraska Football: Adrian Martinez will be Huskers starting quarterback  KC Kingdom

Nebraska football finally decided on a starting quarterback and the lucky winner is Adrian Martinez. The announcement came on Sunday morning.



Hit by piece of raisin truck, Fresno woman is awarded $11.5M  San Jose Mercury News

A jury on Thursday awarded more than $11.5 million to a former Fresno school teacher who was severely injured by a hunk of iron that flew off a tractor-trailer on ...



Liberty boys swimmer wins D-I section swim title  The Bakersfield Californian

FRESNO — The fist pump said it all. Liberty's Julio Alcantar was a sophomore in 2015 during the inaugural CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships.



Buchanan coach builds on girls volleyball legacy  Fresno Bee

Chantal Paschetta White played volleyball at Buchanan High School for the legendary Marian Battles. Then, eight years after graduating, White got the big job of ...



Clovis North’s Quinn happy to return to TRAC competition  Fresno Bee

The Independent continues a series on head football coaches in the Clovis Unified School District. Casey Quinn of Clovis North High School is profiled today.



Clovis High’s Crouch wins B’nai B’rith award  Fresno Bee

Clovis High School senior Cassidy Crouch thanked her principal, athletic director, coaches, boyfriend and sister in a burst of enthusiasm and gratitude after ...



Remembering Alyssa  Fresno Bee

Alyssa Samansky loved to run and to read. She's seen here competing in the annual Cross City Race in Fresno. As the firstborn child of two Fresno State track ...



High school students showcase bright futures in medical research  Fresno Bee

Seven high school students from Clovis spent part of their summer studying biomedicine.



Clovis East runners sprint toward bright future  Fresno Bee

Jared Falcone — a junior at Clovis East High School — runs because he likes the pain.



Fresno City College men & women end soccer season with two state titles, two National Players of the Year  Vida en el Valle

Jonathan Rodríguez and Danielle Pacheco helped Fresno City College gain national attention with their work on the state championship soccer teams.



For the love of the game: Buchanan High boys tennis team aims for top 2 in TRAC  Fresno Bee

An easy camaraderie filled the tennis court at Buchanan High School as three varsity players and their coach played a laugh-filled doubles game.



Kassidy Lemminn and Colin Rabanal are Frontier swimming’s 1-2 punch  The Bakersfield Californian

Colin Rabanal and Kassidy Lemminn have certainly been cornerstone swimmers for Frontier High School over recent years.



Fresno County Addresses Psychiatry Shortage With New Training Program  Valley Public Radio

Dr. Shawn Hersevoort is the Director of UCSF Fresno's Integrated Mental Health department and an Associate Director of the Train New Trainers Primary Care ...



Clovis North footballers play a different tune in show of support  Fresno Bee

A chorus of cheers washed over the Clovis North High School marching band as it stepped onto the field at Lamonica Stadium for a competition show.



Expert finds likely causes of NE Fresno water problems  yourcentralvalley.com

A water expert says he has determined the likely cause of water problems that have been plaguing some residents in Northeast Fresno.



Fresno’s Tower District, El Dorado Park neighborhoods to see return of police offices  Fresno Bee

After several years without a permanent police presence, Fresno's iconic Tower District will soon see a return of officers in a scaled back form. The Fresno Police ...



Headlined by Abshire, locals shine in D-II Central Section swim championships  The Bakersfield Californian

There's no debate that Abigail Abshire is one of the area's elite swimmers.



Diving head-on into a new life: Buchanan student overcomes challenges, wins junior varsity division at...  Fresno Bee

Ruslana Whiteside, a sophomore at Buchanan High School, lived in an orphanage in Ukraine until she was 9. Life there did not allow for the luxury of organized ...



17th annual Guelaguetza brings Oaxacan folk dance, artisan crafts to Fresno  Fresno Bee

The Clovis West High School students with identical black braids and patterned tunics formed a line and propped pineapples on their shoulders. When the ...



Fresno lawyer remembers time with escaped OC inmate  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Authorities say two of the three men who broke out of an Orange County jail may be headed to Fresno. Twenty-year-old Jonathan Tieu ...



Behind the scenes: Clovis Unified crews work around the clock to prep Veterans Memorial Stadium for state,...  Fresno Bee

For the grounds, maintenance and custodial crews at Buchanan Education Center, the end of the school year is crunch time.



Santa Margarita Girls Post Dominating Victory at 2018 CIF Swimming & Diving Championships  Swimming World Magazine

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on SwimmingWorld.com. For more information about Agon, ...



Guide to 2017 California High School Section Meets - with Links  SwimSwam

Eva Merrell of Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach will be among the stars at the various 2017 CIF section championships in two weekends.



Military wife to Heather Carr: Deployments aren’t NFL camps  Fresno Bee

When military spouses take business trips, says a Marine wife, lives are in danger. Military deployments don't compare with NFL training camp.



The Valley Is Short On Behavioral Health Providers – And That's Likely To Worsen  Valley Public Radio

In California, mental illness afflicts as many as 1 in 6 adults and 1 in 14 children. And yet, according to a new study, the state's workforce of behavioral health ...



Secrets of Straight-A Students Everyone Should Steal  Reader's Digest

It's not about brains or the amount of time spent studying. Many high-scoring students attribute their success to surprisingly simple habits.



Word on the Street: Baseball training center  Fresno Bee

A new 15000-square-foot indoor baseball and softball training center opens at 10 a.m. Saturday in Clovis.



Fresno bans galvanized pipes as response to northeast's tainted water  Fresno Bee

Fresno will join several other major California cities to ban the use of galvanized pipe for plumbing in new residential and commercial construction and major ...



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