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Clovis West avoids making bad history, ending season with a dramatic victory  The Fresno Bee

Clovis West High football defeated Clovis 38-35 on Cam Hicks' 36-yard touchdown catch with 17 seconds left as the Golden Eagles avoided tying the worst ...

Clovis West making a coaching change as Petrissans steps down  The Fresno Bee

George Petrissans informed Clovis West administration Tuesday that he will step down as Golden Eagles football coach following the season finale Friday.

Clovis West gets its first win. ‘We get to cherish this moment,’ says star of game  The Fresno Bee

Clovis West High got its first football win of 2018 on Friday night, beating Clovis East 20-14 at Lamonica Stadium in a Tri-River Athletic Conference game.

A statement game for Central High? Grizzlies roll past Buchanan in TRAC opener  The Fresno Bee

Trent Tompkins threw five touchdowns as The Bee's top-ranked high school football team the Central Grizzlies defeated No. 2 Buchanan 42-24 on Friday, Sept.

Madera, Bullard enjoy exciting finishes. Memorial overcomes Clovis East  The Fresno Bee

Central Section high school football Sept. 14 highlights. Madera beats Selma in double-overtime. Bullard beats Clovis West. Central, Liberty-Bakersfield roll.

TRAC magic numbers are 13 for Central, 41 for Clovis East  The Fresno Bee

The Bee's top-ranked Central High football team rolled to a 53-14 victory over No. 8 Clovis in a Tri-River Athletic Conference game on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

The Bee reveals Central Section preseason high school football Top 10  The Fresno Bee

The Central Section football season begins Aug. 17 with a number of games that include school's in The Bee's Top 10.

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 Police arrest 15-year-old over school threats  KFSN-TV

Thursday night Clovis Unified school officials became aware of an online post containing a potential threat to the safety of Clovis West High School.

Record night for Central: TRAC win streak intact, Tompkins sets section passing mark  The Fresno Bee

The Central High Grizzlies wrapped up an undefeated regular season and quarterback Trent Tompkins set a Central Section football record Thursday night ...

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 ...

Why McKinley Lee III viewed his Edison football team as ‘underdogs’ vs. Clovis North  The Fresno Bee

McKinley Lee III sealed another Edison High win over a Clovis Unified opponent Friday night, then summed up where the Tigers are at after four games.

Buchanan’s big plays help Bears overwhelm Arroyo Grande  The Fresno Bee

Buchanan High School beat Arroyo Grande 48-17 Friday night, Nov. 9, 2018 in the Central Section Division I football playoff quarterfinals. Buchanan next plays ...

You can’t get any better matchup than this in Central Section high school football  The Fresno Bee

Central High School will host Buchanan in a Tri-RIver Athletic Conference football opener on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Also, a look at the County/Metro Athletic ...

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 ...

Central gets started in section playoffs with eye on a bigger prize  The Fresno Bee

Top-seeded Central High School of Fresno, CA, rolls into the Central Section football playoffs coming off a bye and facing No. 9 Edison in a quarterfinal. A look ...

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.

Bullard, Edison play road warriors in the first round. But can either keep it going?  The Fresno Bee

Bullard, Edison win on road in first round of Central Section high school football playoffs. Dos Palos goes the distance (270 miles one way) for win at Bishop.

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.

Clovis East gets another streak-breaking win. Central, Buchanan circling Sept. 28  The Fresno Bee

Clovis East High beat Sanger 14-8 Friday, Aug. 31, highlighting Central Section prep football in Week 3. Central and Buchanan, ranked Nos. 1-2 in The Bee's ...

Prep football highlights | Clovis East breaks losing streak, Roosevelt endures 5 OTs  The Fresno Bee

Central Section high school football Week 2 highlights: Clovis East breaks 27-game losing streak, Roosevelt endures five overtimes to beat Dos Palos, Sanger ...

Central High QB Trent Tompkins makes his college choice: UC Davis. What he’s saying  The Fresno Bee

Central High senior quarterback Trent Tompkins verbally committed to UC Davis on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2018.

Buchanan High RB Kendall Milton reveals his top 10 schools, including Fresno State  The Fresno Bee

Buchanan High junior running back Kendall Milton narrowed his college football recruiting list to 10 schools on Monday, and hometown Fresno State made the ...

Memorial WR Josh Kelly joins Bulldogs, reminds certain coach to look at the tape  The Fresno Bee

Early national signing day was on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 and Fresno State picked up three central San Joaquin Valley football players including San ...

Why the Fresno-Roosevelt Little Big Game is important. A look at other rivalry games  The Fresno Bee

Fresno High School and Roosevelt meet in the 90th Little Big Game at Ratcliffe Stadium on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. North Yosemite League title also at stake.

High school football what to watch for in Week 1 including Edison High bling  The Fresno Bee

Central Section high school football season kickoff: Week 1 games are Aug. 16-18. Edison vs. section No. 1 Central is a highlight matchup. Intersectional game ...

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.

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 ...

Central Section high school football championship scores  The Fresno Bee

Bakersfield Christian's Alex Wallace III, center, runs for yardage after intercepting a pass intended forSan Joaquin Memorial's Mac Dalena, left, in first quarter ...

Two high school teams debut in The Bee’s Central Section Top 10 football rankings  The Fresno Bee

Two teams dropped out of The Bee's Central Section Top 10 high school football rankings following losses on Friday, opening the door for two newcomers.

Valley champ Central scored seven TDs and still lost big. How did that happen?  The Fresno Bee

Central High falls 84-46 to Folsom in a CIF Northern California Regional Division-I AA game on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 in Fresno, CA.

Buchanan makes late-game FG. But so does Liberty, spoiling Division I final rematch  The Fresno Bee

Buchanan High lost 24-23 to Liberty-Bakesrfield as kicker Brayden Blevins nailed a 27-yard field goal in the closing seconds of the Central Section Division I ...

Central High QB Trent Tompkins has a short answer for what drives him to excel  The Fresno Bee

Trent Tompkins leads the Central High football team into the Central Section Division I title game against Liberty-Bakersfield on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.

Another slow start for Central High? No problem as the Grizzlies rally for a victory  The Fresno Bee

Central High is becoming accustomed to slow starts on the football field. It might not be best for its fans, but so far it seems to suit the undefeated Grizzlies.

Buchanan High falls to powerhouse De La Salle in a close battle  The Fresno Bee

Buchanan High falls to De La Salle-Concord 31-24 in a football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis, CA, on Friday, Sept. 21 2018. Buchanan 5-star ...

What Central High players are saying about rematch with Folsom for NorCal football title  The Fresno Bee

Central and Folsom highs will meet for the Northern California Division 1-AA championship on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at Deran Koligian Stadium.

Which team dropped in The Bee’s Central Section Top 10 prep football rankings?  The Fresno Bee

Central and Buchanan hold steady as Nos. 1-2 in the second week of The Bee's CIF Central Section Top 10 high school football rankings. Clovis West slips after ...

Can San Joaquin Memorial pick up its first state football title? What players are saying  The Fresno Bee

San Joaquin Memorial will play for the CIF Division 2-A state title game against Lawndale at 4 p.m. Saturday at Cerritos College in Norwalk.

Central roars back to win second straight section football title  The Fresno Bee

Central High School beat Liberty-Bakersfield 58-34 Friday night, Nov. 23, 2018 for the Central Section Division I football championship and a berth in a CIF ...

Central Section 2020 football recruiting class could be one of the best. Here’s why  The Fresno Bee

San Joaquin Memorial junior wide receiver Jalen McMillan got an offer from University of Georgia. McMillan and Buchanan's Kendall Milton lead a Fresno, ...

How Clovis coach Rich Hammond sees upcoming Bullard matchup, other games to watch  The Fresno Bee

Top matchups in Central Section high school football Week 3 include Bullard at Clovis, Edison at Buchanan and Roosevelt at Firebaugh.

Central Section rankings on line when Buchanan travels to Liberty-Bakersfield  The Fresno Bee

A look at where the Central Section football teams are in this week's The Bee's top 10 rankings.

Central, Clovis West met in a No. 1 vs. 2 showdown. A blowout ensued.  Fresno Bee

In a duel of No. 1 vs. No. 2 in The Bee's Top 10 poll, Central dismantled Clovis West on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, to likely decide the TRAC title.

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 ...

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 ...

Fresno High, Roosevelt will have title on line in 90th meeting. Caruthers stays unbeaten  The Fresno Bee

Fresno High and Roosevelt will play for the North Yosemite League football championship in the 90th meeting in the rivalry. Caruthers beats Orange Cove in ...

Roosevelt trailed big to Fresno, but comes back to win in Little Big Game  The Fresno Bee

Roosevelt High rallied from a 34-7 first-half deficit to stun Fresno 49-46 in the 90th Little Big Game at Ratcliffe Stadium on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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 ...

How fired up were Clovis West and Buchanan for a matchup of No. 2 versus 3?  Fresno Bee

From the moment they ran onto the field, Clovis West High and Buchanan made it clear just how excited they were about a matchup of Central Section top-three ...

NorCal prep football playoffs are set: rematch for Central, Valley matchup of unbeatens  The Fresno Bee

The Central High School football team will meet Folsom for the second straight year in the CIF Northern California Regionals. Tulare and San Joaquin Memorial ...

Memorial’s high-scoring offense shows how powerful Panthers can be against Mt. Whitney  The Fresno Bee

San Joaquin Memorial (12-0), averaging 49.3 points per game, scored a season-high in a 68-34 semifinal win over visiting Mt. Whitney to advance to the Central ...

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 ...

Sanger’s football atmosphere is amazing. It’s partly because of the concession stands  The Fresno Bee

Sanger High is well known for its vibrant high school football atmosphere with their passionate fans. And perhaps those fans are energetic at the games because ...

Runners pay tribute to Clovis school administrator, saying he was ‘everybody’s friend’  The Fresno Bee

Exactly one week after a popular elementary school administrator died in a hit-and-run accident on Friant Road on the outskirts of northeast Fresno, the running ...

Buchanan High will have an early season showdown against a national football power  Fresno Bee

The Buchanan High football team will host perennial national and state power De La Salle-Concord on Sept. 21 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis.

Reward now over $20000 for tips leading to arrest of driver who hit and killed Clovis Unified Vice Principal  KFSN-TV

The reward has increased to $22350 for tips leading to the arrest of the driver of a truck that hit and killed a beloved Clovis Unified Vice Principal.

Sanger, Edison win classics as CMAC separates ‘Big 3’  The Fresno Bee

Sanger High beat Bullard 38-36 on a last-second field goal and Edison rallied with 41 points in the second half to beat Madera 62-48 in County/Metro Athletic ...

Aaron Rodgers’ alma mater beats Central Valley Christian for state championship  The Fresno Bee

Pleasant Valley-Chico, Aaron Rodgers' alma mater, beat Central Valley Christian 43-14 for the CIF Division 4-AA state high school football championship.

Clovis West QB Adrian Martinez lands offer from Alabama  Fresno Bee

Clovis West quarterback Adrian Martinez can add Alabama to the list of college-scholarhip offers he's received. The Class of 2018 star already has verbally ...

Central, Buchanan remain on course for colossal collision. But one of them had a scare  The Fresno Bee

Central High and Buchanan both won on the road Sept. 7, 2018. But while the Grizzlies cruised to victory behind Trent Tompkins' 8 TDs, the Bears had a little ...

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

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 ...

Martinez sensational as Clovis West defeats Clovis  Fresno Bee

Central Section football, Tri-River Athletic Conference, Clovis, Clovis West, Veterans Memorial Stadium, Adrian Martinez, Trey Lake, Tyson Fraser.

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.

Prep football semifinals feature plenty of rematches. Here’s your guide to Friday night  The Fresno Bee

A look at Friday's Central Section high school football games, including 10 division semifinals and Strathmore-Sierra Pacific and Fresno Christian-Mission Prep ...

Top-seed Central survives scare against Edison to advance to Central Section semifinals  The Fresno Bee

No. 1 Central defeats No. 9 Edison 42-21 in a Central Section Division I quarterfinal game at Deran Koligian Stadium on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.

Bragging rights and NorCal title on the line when unbeatens SJM, Tulare Union meet  The Fresno Bee

Many are calling Saturday night's San Joaquin Memorial-Tulare Union high school football playoff the Valley Bowl and have pointed to this matchup all season.

Central handles intrasectional test with ease, routing Grant-Sacramento  The Fresno Bee

Central High of Fresno, Ca, the No. 1 football team in The Fresno Bee's Central Section Top 10, beat Grant-Sacramento 54-12 Friday, Aug. 24. Trent Tompkins ...

How did Jalen Cropper end up at Buchanan High after playing at Sanger?  The Fresno Bee

Central Section high school football preview. Jalen Cropper played two seasons on the varsity level at Sanger, CA High before transferring to Buchanan in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Memorial routs Bakersfield Christian for second straight section crown  The Fresno Bee

San Joaquin Memorial High School beat Bakersfield Christian 48-7 Friday night, Nov. 23, 2018 for the Panthers' second straight Central Section Division III ...

Defending champion Memorial starts playoffs with running-clock victory  Fresno Bee

San Joaquin Memorial High, the top seed and defending champion in the Central Section Division III football playoffs, starts with a 57-23 victory over visiting San ...

Adrian Martinez, four-star quarterback from Clovis West, commits to Tennessee  Fresno Bee

After reopening his recruiting, Clovis West High School quarterback Adrian Martinez verbally committed to Tennessee on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Memorial erupts for 10 touchdowns to beat Tulare Union and land in state championship  The Fresno Bee

San Joaquin Memorial High scored 10 touchdowns to beat Tulare Union 69-25 in the CIF Northern California Division 2-A final Saturday at Bob Mathias Stadium ...

In only his second varsity game, Fresno High quarterback puts his stamp on NYL race  The Fresno Bee

Fresno High beat Sunnyside 19-16, Hoover beat Roosevelt 35-13 and Reedley beat McLane 41-21 in North Yosemite League football Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

Halftime adjustments help Memorial beat Sanger. Bullard rolls over Edison  The Fresno Bee

The San Joaquin Memorial High Panthers finished an undefeated regular season and wrapped up a likely playoffs top seed Friday night with a 41-25 victory ...

Memorial turns tide vs. Bullard to start CMAC. Sanger tops Madera on emotional night  The Fresno Bee

San Joaquin Memorial beats Bullard and Sanger beats Madera in County/Metro Athletic Conference high school prep football openers. Sanger honors Tom ...

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 ...

No. 1 Central routs No. 3 Clovis West, but no more Jaylon Johnson for Grizzlies  Fresno Bee

Top-ranked Central throttles Clovis West on night All-America cornerback Jaylon Johnson announces he's committed to Utah, but is finished for season.

Clovis West QB Adrian Martinez, a top recruit, undergoes surgery for basketball injury  Fresno Bee

Clovis West quarterback Adrian Martinez, a Cal commit also being pursued by Alabama and others, suffered a torn labrum in a Golden Eagles basketball game ...

CVC, Strathmore get SoCal regional football dates  The Fresno Bee

Central Valley Christian and Strathmore will host CIF Southern California Regional high school football playoff games Friday.

What song gets a student section hyped? At one school, it takes an oldie but a goodie  The Fresno Bee

The Fresno Christian High student section got excited when the Bon Jovi classic “Living on a Prayer” was played on the loud speaker. What song gets other ...

Central QB Trent Tompkins has a fractured hand. Will he be ready for season-opener?  The Fresno Bee

Central High senior quarterback Trent Tompkins broke his left hand during a baseball game in June, but the right-hander was on the field with a cast for the start ...

Buchanan High RB Kendall Milton gets another 'huge offer' from a Power 5 school  Fresno Bee

Buchanan High sophomore running back Kendall Milton picked up his 29th offer on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

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 ...

Defending state champion Strathmore rolls and is headed back to state title game  The Fresno Bee

The Strathmore High football team defeated Adelanto 28-7 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 to advance to the CIF Division-6 AA state title game.

One of America’s top high school marching bands is from the Valley  Fresno Bee

The Clovis West High School marching band is in Indianapolis this week to take part in the Bands of America Grand National Championships. About 90 bands ...

Tulare Union keeps the motor running heading into East Yosemite showdown vs. Monache  The Fresno Bee

Tulare Union High School beat Hoover 66-0 Friday night, Sept. 21, 2018, in a football game. Quarterback Nathan Lamb was once again an offensive spark a ...

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 ...

JD Burnett rekindling McLane spirit like he did at Yosemite. Roosevelt on the rise  The Fresno Bee

McLane High football enjoying a rebirth under new coach JD Burnett, who did the same at Yosemite. Roosevelt off to 3-0 start that is school's best since 1951.

For Golden West and Tulare, continuing last year’s success could be quite a challenge  The Fresno Bee

Golden West High and Tulare Union — two South Valley programs that reached the state playoffs last year — immediately proved that continuing success from ...

Clovis West’s Caleb Kelly named to Parade All-America team  Fresno Bee

Clovis West High linebacker Caleb Kelly, landing yet another one of the nation's most prestigious high school football honors, has made Parade Magazine's ...

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 ...

High school football what to watch for including Sanger and Hanford budding rivalry  The Fresno Bee

Top matchups in Central Section high school football Week 2 include Sanger at Hanford, Grant-Sacramento at Central and Buchanan vs. Bullard at Ratcliffe ...

CVC stands up to ‘fastest team’ it’s faced, moves on to state football championship  The Fresno Bee

Central Valley Christian High beat Morse-San Diego 30-14 Friday night to advance to the state Division 4-AA football championship game in Visalia, CA.

Clovis West loses another key player in advance of TRAC showdown against Central  Fresno Bee

Clovis West will be without one of the Schramm brothers heading into Tri-River Athletic Conference football game vs. Central on Thursday, Oct. 26.

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 ...

Strathmore ‘outclassed’ in bid to win back-to-back state championships  The Fresno Bee

Strathmore denied a second straight state championship after falling to Hilmar 49-0 in the CIF State 6-AA championship game.

Fresno Bee's Week 3 high school football roundup  Fresno Bee

Week 3 high school football highlights around the Central Section, including a big game between Edison and No. 5 Clovis West.

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