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Near drowning reported at Clovis West High School

A near drowning was reported at Clovis West High School Wednesday afternoon, district officials say. A child, about five-years-old, had trouble swimming during ...

Child Struggling in Clovis West Pool Saved by Lifeguards, Staff

A young girl who “experienced difficulty” in the water during a public swimming session at Clovis West High School was awake and alert by the time an ...

The State Championship for swimming and diving is this weekend at Clovis West High School

Competitive swimming is big in California and today Clovis West High School hosted the 5th annual CIF Swim and Diving Championship.

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 West Girls Defeats Clovis North by 1 Point at CIF Central Section  SwimSwam

The Clovis West girls took home the CIF Central Section title over Clovis North by a nail-bitter 1-point margin.

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 West High teacher arrested for lewd acts with a child  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Clovis West teacher spent several hours in jail Friday, accused of sex crimes with a teenage girl. Pete Arguijo, 40, was booked on ...

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 ...

Livy Garcia has a rare disease. Her aunt, a Clovis teacher, used a tiger to help her heal  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Children's book “Tiger Livy” is about a girl with juvenile dermatomyositis, a chronic illness. It was co-authored by a high school English teacher in Clovis, ...

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 ...

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.

Guide to 2019 California High School Section and State Meets  SwimSwam

The fifth annual CIF State Swimming & Diving Championships will be held May 10-11, 2019 at Clovis Olympic Swim Complex, at Clovis West High School in ...

Washington High leads most-improved Fresno public high schools  Hoodline Fresno

How do the public high schools in Fresno stack up? We analyzed newly released data from, which incorporates comprehensive report cards, ...

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

An 18-year-old Washington Union High graduate suspected of killing a beloved Clovis Unified administrator is out of custody, as questions about the case linger.

The shade between Fresno and Clovis just got real. This NBA player sides with ‘Da No’  Fresno Bee

The backhanded insults and the direct trash talking between those who prefer Fresno over Clovis and vice versa reached another level of notoriety.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

No. 4 Centennial girls down No. 2 Clovis West in Top 5 showdown  USA TODAY High School Sports In a showdown between Top 5 teams in the Super 25, No. 4 Centennial (Las Vegas) rolled to a ...

Clovis West football player scores victory by returning to game he loves  Fresno Bee

Clive Truschel — a Clovis West High School senior — fought back from a debilitating illness to rejoin the Golden Eagles' football team this season.

Case against Clovis West teacher being charged with lewd acts with minor moving faster than expected  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Pete Arguijo agrees with a Fresno County judge that he will waive his right to a hearing to determine his charges at trial. "Your honor ...

Parlier joins California marijuana industry with groundbreaking for pot manufacturing facility  Fresno Bee

Parlier is joining the ranks of California marijuana-producing cities with groundbreaking for the Greenbrier Holdings manufacturing facility. Former NFL ...

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, ...

Who Are the 2019 Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees?

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

Pretty cool Valentines for San José State basketballer Danae Márquez, a former Clovis West standout  Vida en el Valle

Former Clovis West standouts Danae Márquez and Megan Anderson returned to the Central Valley to face off against Fresno State Lady Bulldogs basketball ...

Clovis West High School Blood Drive  KFSN-TV

CLOVIS, Calif. (KFSN) -- The school is preparing for its annual blood drive and needs your help to meet its goal. Blood donation takes less than one hour to ...

Fresno Unified says the situation for its African American students is a state of emergency  Fresno Bee

A Fresno Unified task force says the environment for the district's African American students is in a state of emergency. Fresno State associate professor Jenelle ...

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 ...

Former cancer patient gives back, forms nonprofit to help survivors  KFSN-TV

A cancer survivor returned to Fresno to give back to the hospital that helped him through his treatment.

These schools are on the list of lowest-performing in California  Fresno Bee

California identified 781 schools in need of “comprehensive support and improvement” under ESSA. At Fresno Unified, 12 schools are on the CSI list.

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 ...

California law spurs reforms after heartbreaking student suicide cluster  The Mercury News

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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!

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

The Portland State Football Program has signed 16 student-athletes on National Letter of Intent Day. Combined with the nine who signed during the early ...

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

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

Davis High girls’ tsunami swamps the competition  Davis Enterprise

The Davis High girls swim team is no stranger to winning titles, but what it did Saturday at Tokay High School in Lodi to wrap up its 21st Sac-Joaquin Section title ...

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.

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 ...

CHP: Four killed in Merced County crash, including two children

Four people were killed in a north valley crash Sunday night, according to California Highway Patrol.

22 years without a meeting? Fresno County commission calling it quits  Fresno Bee

When members of a Fresno County commission recently met for the first time in more than 20 years, they had just one job – to disband. When the Fresno-Clovis ...

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 ...

114-9? Another year, another disturbing girls basketball blowout in California  USA TODAY High School Sports For the second consecutive year, a girls basketball game in California has resulted in a team ...

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 ...

Hossein Nayeri testifies that he played no role in abduction, torture and sexual mutilation of Newport Beach business owner  The Mercury News

Hossein Nayeri, who is accused of kidnapping, torturing and sexually mutilating a marijuana dispensary owner, denied playing any role in the ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Clovis East runners sprint toward bright future  Fresno Bee

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

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 ...

Caleb Kelly lashes out at college football fans who attacked him on Twitter  USA TODAY High School Sports It's an ugly secret about high school recruiting in the social media age: student athletes get attacked ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Remembering Alyssa  Fresno Bee

As the firstborn child of two Fresno State track stars, 7-year-old Alyssa Samansky could often be spotted running her heart out at a local kids race — or with her ...

Elon Paige trains Kingsburg athletes | Sports |  Hanford Sentinel

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Mexican folkloric dance groups draw audience with their moves  Vida en el Valle

The music genres comes and goes, but the dance is what is essential to the culture of Mexican Americans in the San Joaquín Valley.

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 ...

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.

Escaped OC inmate speaks out about run  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A former Clovis West student who escaped from an Orange County jail now says he's a nice guy and never meant to harm anyone ...

New Santa Monica-Malibu Schools Superintendent Expected to be Appointed Thursday  The Lookout News

October 31, 2016 -- Ben Drati, an education administrator in Santa Barbara, will likely be appointed as the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District's ...

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.

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 ...

The Nutcracker returns to Fresno for the holidays  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, California (KFSN) -- One of the Valley's most beloved holiday traditions returns to the William Saroyan Theatre. This weekend the Valley Performing ...

Fresno water complaints were hidden from city officials, mayor says  Fresno Bee

A water plant operator used a personal email server and cellphone to take residents' complaints but never told city officials or reported them to the state as ...

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.

BOOM! 4-Star Receiver Darian Owens Commits To UCLA  Go Joe Bruin

UCLA made a big splash on the recruiting trail Friday afternoon, reeling in the commitment of 4-star wide receiver Darian Owens.

Scott Frost keeps rolling at Nebraska, lands commitment from 4-star QB Adrian Martinez  USA TODAY High School Sports

Adrian Martinez was committed to a program that is undergoing a coaching change. On Wednesday he left that recruiting class to join another from another ...

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District Announces New Vice Principals

Announcement, photos submitted by Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District: Matthew Hart, Vice Principal, Joe Michell K-8 School: Matthew Hart has been ...

The Aquatics Center finally opens - The  The Collegian

The Fresno State swimming and diving team will finally have its own facility with the Aquatics Center opening up. Both teams can pratice in the facility but there is ...

Retail Therapy: Sports apparel catering to female fans in Fresno  Fresno Bee

Years ago, if a woman wanted to wear a T-shirt to support her favorite team at a game, she'd probably be stuck with a boxy, unflattering unisex T-shirt.

Monte Vista Secures 2017 California High School Swimming Girls State Championship By 1.5 Points  Swimming World Magazine

Monte Vista moved up in the final relay to take the meet by a point and a half over St. Francis. Monte Vista scored 123.5 points and St. Francis totaled 122.

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.

David D'Morias and Sarah McConahey plan to marry in June  Lodi News-Sentinel

David D'Morias and Sarah McConahey, both of Fresno, were engaged last October.

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.

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.

This sweet 19-year-old has to be Fresno’s biggest Halloween superfan  Fresno Bee

You'd be hard-pressed to find a bigger fan of Halloween – or a sweeter lover of spooky – than Patrick Jordan of Fresno. It's a yearlong celebration for this ...

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 ...

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

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

Shortest MLB player José Altuve delivered big for World Series champion Houston Astros  Vida en el Valle

The NFL players' kneel movement became political in 2017, but the sports world was more than just an effort to protest against perceived racial discrimination ...

Swimmers headed to CIF State Finals in Clovis  Chino Champion

Swimmers from Ayala and Chino Hills high schools qualified for this weekend's CIF State Finals at Clovis West High School near Fresno after qualifying swims ...

California forklift operator killed in workplace accident. He was from the Central Valley

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A forklift operator was killed when he was struck by a car during a business delivery.

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