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Story of the Year: Lindsay High School’s McKaylie Caesar started with a short life expectancy but finished high school with a record-breaking long distance career

Cardinal runner McKaylie Caesar finished her Cardinal career as a two-time Valley champion in cross country, a Central Section champion in the 800 and 1600 meter, and a 10th place finish at the State Championships. By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN LINDSAY – Eighteen and a half years ago, a little girl was born in Woodstock, Illinois. […]

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Year in Review Part I: Local sports fields find favor

Old teams defended their league and section titles while some new faces took home some hardware By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN TULARE COUNTY – The 2018-2019 school year continued to be good to individual and team sports throughout the Foothills area. Here are some of their achievements: August Aug. 15 – The Woodlake Tigers ended their […]

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Five Foothills ballplayers have an all-star exit

Three players from Exeter, one from Woodlake and one from Farmersville play their last game at Visalia Rawhide Ballpark By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN VISALIA – The 59th East-West All-Star Baseball Game on Saturday, June 15, had one of the closest outcomes in recent years. The West continued their winning streak taking the game 5-4. But more […]

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Exeter High School’s Smith Gym gets new floor, lights, fresh coat of paint

By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN EXETER – The Smith Gym at Exeter Union High School is one of the few remaining relics going back to the old hanger style design still in use. The insides resembled a gym that had seen better seasons. Over the last month and a half the old gym has gotten a complete […]

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Area coaches meet in Lindsay for 11th annual East-West All-Star Games

3 Foothills area coaches lead East and West squads during the annual Central Section All-Star Games this weekend By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN LINDSAY – The 11th annual Central Section All-Star Game is happening this Friday and Saturday at Lindsay High School’s sports complex. Friday will feature the girl’s All-Stars with the East versus the West squads […]

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Aztecs are in a class of their own

By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN FARMERSVILLE – When class speaker Armando Baldwin took to the podium to deliver the first speech of Farmersville High School’s Commencement Ceremony, it was not long until the crowd was hushed in silence. He spoke with such emotion, and his message, “Farmersville strives for excellence.” “No person or system can put […]

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Golden West says farewell to 40th class of trailblazers

2019’s graduating class lays claim to multiple top tier awards and over $26,000 raised for Valley Children’s @TheSunGazette VISALIA – Golden West High School reached a milestone last Friday. The Class of 2019 was the school’s 40th graduating class since it opened in 1979. None of the graduates of course were alive when the school […]

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Cardinals courageously soar beyond high school

Lindsay’s Class of 2019 focuses on the courage they needed to complete high school and the courage they’ll need moving forward By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN LINDSAY – A night filled with a lot of mixed emotions for the 247 graduates of Lindsay High School’s Class of 2019 had a light hearted beginning. Principal George Tapanes […]

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Exeter band teacher to ride in Great Cycle Challenge

Kirk Clague will ride 250 miles this month in support of Children’s Cancer Research Fund By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN THREE RIVERS – Exeter Union High School’s band teacher Kirk Clague is using his love for endurance sports, and his appreciation for solitude to help fight childhood cancer. Throughout the month of June, he will ride 250 […]

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Class of 2019: Spartans grow beyond Strathmore High School

Editors Note: This week and next, the Sun-Gazette will cover Tulare County high school and continuation school graduations. @TheSunGazette STRATHMORE – A grouping of blue and red robes walked up the back side of the home bleachers of Spartan Stadium, and down to the field for their commencement ceremony. The Graduating Class of 2019 were […]

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