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JFK hosts wrestling championships

League champions pose after the Yosemite Athletic League wrestling championships on Saturday.


Applications open for junior golf

Applications are now being accepted for young golfers who wish to join the junior golf travel team.

There will be a member’s meeting at the golf course from 2-3 p.m. Sunday.

Registration papers and practice schedules will be available at the meeting.

Further information can be obtained by calling head coach Gerald Mercer at 707-2964.

JFK hosts wrestling championships

HANFORD — This past Saturday John F. Kennedy Junior High School hosted the Yosemite Athletic League Wrestling Championships. Teams competing in the tournament included, JFK, Woodrow Wilson, Valley Oak, Green Acres, Ridgeview, La Joya and Divisadero.

The JFK Knights took home the league championship for the second year in a row. JFK had eight wrestlers in the finals with five of those taking home gold: Cameron Lake (65 pounds), Frankie Elias (81 pounds), Michael Kraemer (116 pounds), Trace Gonzales (165 pounds), Pedro Huerta (191 pounds). JFK is coached by Tony Eck, Juan Covarrubias and Daren Kraemer.

JOLYN named official CIF swimwear

SACRAMENTO – The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and JOLYN have announced the signing of an agreement naming JOLYN as the official swimwear of the CIF through June 2023.

“With the additions of Championship events in both swimming and diving and most recently, water polo, we are happy to add JOLYN to the CIF family,” said CIF Executive Director Roger L. Blake.

“We are so excited that CIF chose JOLYN as its official swimwear partner for California swim, dive, and water polo competitions,” stated Elsie Wenger, Olympic gold medalist and Director of Team Sales for JOLYN.

Tanya Gandy, four-time NCAA Champion and JOLYN Director of Sales adds, “With deep roots in California athletics, many JOLYN employees competed in CIF events as a springboard for collegiate, pro, and Olympic careers. High school sports teach so much about life: sportsmanship, work ethic, and the thrill of victory, as well as the importance of teammates, positivity and inclusion. Today’s CIF athletes are the next generation of Women Who Inspire Us.”

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