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As the CIF delays its ruling on the upcoming fall sports season, football fans in Delano are beginning to lose what little hope they have left of an actual 2020 season.
While it may be still a work in progress and there are many specifics that still need to be ironed out, the California Community College Athletic Association is planning to have a sports season for the 2020-21 school year.
In the face of a pandemic, more than one million high school athletes are anxiously awaiting the fate of their respective sport this coming fall, including local athletes in Delano and McFarland.
He may not be world famous, but Alfonso Hernandez is as close to a rock star as it gets at Cesar Chavez High School.
Sports coverage in the Delano and McFarland area is going digital: DelanoSportsMedia is incorporating the strong online presences of Delano athletes into a more interactive local sports experience.
As an old newspaper reporter and editor, I am used to running into dangerous circumstances, as opposed to staying away.
Fear. Uncertainty. Sadness. Disappointment. It seems we’re surrounded by these feelings and emotions as we all try to make sense of the world we live in today.
Delano High School boys basketball may have lost its first ever Valley championship game last month, but that same team won two state playoff games, going further than any Delano high school.
The Delano High boys basketball team might have came up a little short in Saturday's Division 4 Valley Championship final against Kingsbury, but they are still on the hunt for a state championship, coach Aaron Estrada said.
On Feb. 18, Delano High School boys basketball smashed Orcutt Academy out of Santa Maria 72-35. Then on Feb. 20, the Tigers beat No. 7 Liberty Madera 97-79 in quarterfinal action. The Tigers are 20-10 overall.
From the time Hilda Gonzalez started high school in the fall of 2017 through her first two seasons of competing in cross country, the McFarland standout completely dominated all other Kern County runners.
The long-awaited All-Delano area football list concludes the 2019 high school football season. With all four local schools having representatives, each player on this list was outstanding at their respective position.
The Delano High School boys basketball team played a hard-fought East Yosemite League game on Jan. 22, finally falling to the Porterville Panthers 58-47.
It was a sweep for Robert F. Kennedy High cheer at this past weekend’s regional cheerleading competition at Agoura Hills.
Anthony "Onti" Ontiveros, son of Jose and Erika Ontiveros, has made history as Delano Joint Union High School District's first Hometown Sports Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Cesar E. Chavez High Titans boys basketball took to Delano High Tiger hoops on Dec. 5 for an early season rematch, which ended with a score of 72-47, tying the series even at one game apiece.
The Pond Running Club is seeking monetary donations to send 11 runners to the Junior National Olympics that will be held Saturday in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Although not surprising to its own team members, coaches and supporters, the No. 6 seed Robert F. Kennedy High Division 4 playoff odyssey is over after Friday's 27-7 loss to No. 2 seed Selma High.
The annual McFarland High Cougars vs. Delano High Tigers boys and girls basketball games held at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles went smoothly, as the two programs split games.
Robert F. Kennedy High defeated Templeton High on the road Friday night, winning 28-21 in a Division 4 quarterfinal battle.
Even though playoff football in the Delano area is still wrapping up, high school basketball is already in full effect.
Everything we do, everything we believe is about creating HavoCC on the basketball court. One of the ways we do it is by working hard to be the best conditioned team in the section. The focus of this year’s off-season training program was to build endurance, speed and strength.
For the second time in three years, Delano has two high school football teams headed to the second round in the CIF Central Section playoffs.
The Delano Police Department has requested criminal charges against football players from Delano and Mission Oak high schools following an investigation into a brawl that broke out at a game last week.
The Cesar Chavez Titans have claimed the title of best team in Delano after beating Robert F. Kennedy 21-17 in a game that wasn’t decided until the final "extra" play of regulation.
Three local high school volleyball teams will begin their trek through the CIF Central Section playoffs next week: Cesar Chavez High, McFarland High and Robert F. Kennedy High.
We asked sophomore Fresno State cheerleader Marlie Ruanto 15 questions related to college life and her background as a two-year veteran of the cheer squad.
Taking on the Monache Marauders in an attempt to secure their first win of the season, the Delano Tigers failed to do so, but the game still provided entertainment for the returning alumni and the community alike.
Except for about two minutes Friday night, the first ever "King of the Cats" football rivalry game lived up to its billing.
The Delano Junior Stallions football team looked really sharp in its red and blue uniforms Saturday night for its annual homecoming contest against the Woodlake Tiger Cubs.