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Boys Basketball: Crown those Panthers | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Porterville downs Monache 54-31 for share of EYL titleSweet Caroline, the Panthers are East Yosemite League Champions!Porterville High School boys ...



Porterville High accepting Camp Fire donations | News  Porterville Recorder

Donations being collected until Nov. 30. Porterville High School is collecting donations for those effected by the Camp fire — the deadliest fire in the history of ...



Silva becomes first Questbridge Scholar from Porterville High  Porterville Recorder

Will attend Rice University next fall on full-ride academic scholarshipYesenia Ramos Silva is a exemplary Porterville student who comes from a humble ...



Boys Basketball: Panthers' hot streak continues | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Porterville downs Tulare Union for sixth-straight winAt 6-foot-4, lanky sophomore Dane Odsather, is proving to be a perfect sixth man for the Porterville High ...



Culture, pageantry take center stage at 16th annual Navidad Folklorica  Porterville Recorder

Thousands of community members packed the Porterville Memorial Auditorium Friday for an evening full of culture at the 16th annual Navidad Folklorica, ...



Granite Bowl: Return of the rock | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Porterville downs Monache 51-40 in Granite BowlThere was singing, dancing and cheering all along the Porterville High School sidelines as the Panthers ...



Girls Soccer: 'Simple mistakes' hurt Panthers | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Porterville falls 4-2 to Mission OakIt's usually the little things that factor into a team's loss and that's exactly what happened to Porterville High School girls soccer ...



Girls Basketball: Medrano surpasses 1,000-point milestone | Sports  Porterville Recorder

The 1,000-point milestone is one few high school basketball players accomplish, especially before their senior year, but don't tell that to Jazlynne Medrano.



Wrestling: Marauders complete dual sweep | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Monache boys, girls too much for Porterville Monache High School's domination of the East Yosemite League wrestling continued Wednesday evening with the ...



Porterville's Jacob Daguman | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Porterville High School's Jacob Daguman gets fouled while taking a 3-point shot Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 during the second half of an opening round game of ...



125 entries slated for 100th annual Veterans Day Parade  Porterville Recorder

When the 100th annual Porterville Veterans Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m. Monday, thousands of spectators will be treated to 125 entries.



Girls Soccer: PHS, MHS draw in physical game  Porterville Recorder

Panthers are playoff bound, Marauders remain hopefulLast season, Monache High School girls soccer had no answer for Porterville in league play with two 1-0 ...



Sarr is Homecoming Queen | Features  Porterville Recorder

Dressed in a glamorous red dress and vibrant jewelry, Porterville High School's Darcy Sarr was crowned as the new 2018-19 Veterans Homecoming Queen ...



Over 1000 musicians to play at 49th annual Band-A-Rama  Porterville Recorder

A day full of Veterans Day festivities will once again be capped off Monday with a musical tribute to our armed forces at the 49th annual Buck Shaffer ...



Cross Country: Marauders sweep Panthers | Sports  Porterville Recorder

MHS Mendez, Ruiz place firstMonache High School girls and boys cross country teams showed why they're ranked second and third, respectively, in the CIF ...



Nelson era begins at PUSD | News  Porterville Recorder

New supt. brings two decades of experience to new rolePorterville Unified School District's new superintendent may be young, but he brings with him nearly two ...



'Welcoming endless possibilities' | News  Porterville Recorder

Proud Panthers take home diplomasPorterville High School's Class of 2018— 421 strong— took center stage at Rankin Stadium Tuesday in front of a crowd of ...



PHS Band Concert: In good hands | News  Porterville Recorder

First under new director had mix of old and newOnce every generation or so, a new band director takes the podium in front of the Porterville High School Panther ...



PUSD to offer free summer meal program | News  Porterville Recorder

The Porterville Unified School District will be offering children from ages 1-18 the unique opportunity to receive meals at no cost through the Seamless Summer ...



Wall of Fame: Kusserow joins PHS greats | News  Porterville Recorder

Dedication of long-time band director honoredAfter being selected personally by Buck Shaffer to take over the reigns of the Porterville High School Panther Band ...



Panthers perfect record comes to an end | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Porterville falls 50-16 to Tulare WesternThings started off well for Porterville High School's football team against Tulare Western in Friday's East Yosemite ...



Local Sports Roundup: Marauders are outright EYL champions  Porterville Recorder

Finish EYL play vs. Porterville ThursdayFor the second time in three years, the Monache High School volleyball team are East Yosemite League champions after ...



Panthers take down Marauders, stay atop EYL | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Porterville beats Monache 65-57Every time Monache and Porterville High School athletic programs face off, the two teams produce a hard-fought, thriller of a ...



Water Polo Semis: Panthers into the finals | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Valley championship game is Saturday at Fresno StateAfter a semifinal exit last season, Porterville High School girls water polo is into this weekend's CIF ...



Boys Soccer: Cardinals, Panthers draw at tourney | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Lindsay, Porterville and Granite Hills are top group teamsThe last time Porterville and Lindsay High School boys soccer teams faced off, the Cardinals came out ...



Prep water polo: Rams too much for Panthers  Porterville Recorder

Porterville falls 17-5 to Garces Memorial Last season, Porterville High School's boys water polo team was dominating the East Yosemite League and outscoring ...



History center stage | News  Porterville Recorder

Fourth grade students from all over Porterville and surrounding areas gathered at the Zalud Park Friday to learn about California and its history.



31 locals receive All-EYL honors | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Both Porterville and Monache High School football programs had their best seasons in at least five years, with both teams getting winning records and making it ...



Marauders defend EYL title | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Monache High School boys wrestling claimed their second-straight East Yosemite League championship with an impressive performance that saw Marauder ...



Girls Basketball: Panthers down Marauders, win EYL | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Go undefeated at home and win a league championship? Easy.Send the cross-town rival home with no dessert? No problem.Cut down the nets? Ummm ...



Porterville High teacher arrested on sex charges  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Porterville High School auto shop teacher is facing charges. He's accused of having sex with a former student, who police said was ...



Sharman challenges, empowers Panthers | Sports  Porterville Recorder

With their bellies full and their pockets emptied -— all in the name of giving for the kids — attendees at the first Porterville High School boys and girls basketball.



Porterville HS teacher arrested for allegedly having sex with underage student faces new charges  KFSN-TV

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KFSN) -- Bradley Collins was an auto shop teacher at Porterville High School and had been with the school district for more than 20 years ...



Local Sports Roundup: Betencourt hat trick aids Cardinals win  Porterville Recorder

Last season, Moises Betencourt led Lindsay High School boys soccer with 21 assists but it looks like he'll be taking over in the scoring department this season ...



Former Porterville High School employee and sports coach arrested again for sex crimes against a minor  KFSN-TV

On Tuesday morning, the Porterville Police Department was contacted by an 18 year old male, who reported a sexual relationship with an adult male that took ...



Div. IV Basketball: Maniss-Medrano tandem advance PHS  Porterville Recorder

The energy in Bill Sharman Gymnasium was electric for fourth-seeded Porterville High School's 66-60 win over fifth-seeded Bakersfield Christian in Thursday's ...



Cross country roundup: Caesar sets record, wins ESL meet  Porterville Recorder

Lindsay High School senior, McKaylie Caesar, finished nearly a full minute and a half ahead of her competitors to lead the Cardinals' girls cross country team to ...



'A Starlight Christmas' | News  Porterville Recorder

Porterville's annual Children's Christmas Parade crowd packs Main Street Beanies, blankets, scarves and Santa hats could be seen everywhere Monday ...



UPDATE: Porterville High School coach had just passed background  Visalia Times-Delta

David Carrasco, a coach at Porterville High School, was arrested by Tulare County Sheriff's deputies Monday.



PHS has eye on new band director | News  Porterville Recorder

Kusserow to stay on as interimMurmurings, speculations and much talk has been made about who will carry the mantle of Porterville High School Band Director ...



Panther Band Concert is Friday | News  Porterville Recorder

First one for new director KeeleThe 65th Annual Porterville High School Panther Band Concert will take place Friday at 8 p.m. at the Frank “Buck” Shaffer Stage ...



Seven make All-EYL teams  Porterville Recorder

A total of seven boys soccer players from Porterville and Monache High School received All-East Yosemite League honors for their play this season.



Last of his kind | News  Porterville Recorder

Longtime Porterville realtor Jerry Letsinger passes away at 85A native son. Veteran. A consummate professional and working machine. The last of a dying breed ...



Unstoppable Marauders | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Monache finishes EYL on topMonache High School volleyball is headed to the playoffs on a high note after sweeping crosstown rival Porterville 3-0 at home ...



Girls Basketball: Grizzlies, Panthers open with wins | Sports  Porterville Recorder

GHHS, PHS and SHS play today in tourney semisBoth Granite Hills and Porterville High School girls basketball teams opened with big wins in the first day of the ...



All city firework booths are open | News  Porterville Recorder

When to use fireworks and what kind you can useThe Fourth of July is just around the corner, but there are a few things residents need to be cognizant of.



Local Sports Roundup: Panthers hold off the Tribe  Porterville Recorder

Missed shots, a field block from Porterville High School's Josh Halopoff and more secured a 5-4 comeback win over Tulare Union in Porterville's East Yosemite ...



NLI Signing: Taylor overcomes, becomes an Eagle | Sports  Porterville Recorder

MHS senior signs with university water polo program after heart surgerySigning days are special for every athlete and their family, but on Monday afternoon, ...



Div. II Basketball: Teamwork rallies Panthers past Rangers  Porterville Recorder

No. 5 Porterville edges out No. 12 Redwood 61-52Jacob Daguman. Colton Boyd. Jesse Hernandez. Kaden Ramage. Dane Odsather.It doesn't matter who gets ...



Torres is Miss Porterville | News  Porterville Recorder

Some unexpected drama during the big reveal. Porterville High School's Brianna Torres earned the crown of Veteran's Homecoming Queen and Miss Porterville ...



PUSD addresses fear, rumors | News  Porterville Recorder

District, police say student safety is No. 1 as more threats surfaceAs the nation continues to react to the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla., leaders of ...



MHS, PHS to get new classrooms | Features  Porterville Recorder

Porterville Unified School District trustees Thursday awarded two contracts for the construction of classrooms at two of the district's high school campuses.Oral E.



Local writers recognized at annual Alta Mira DAR student awards  Porterville Recorder

Between 30 and 40 people, family, friends, teachers and principals attended an awards ceremony Saturday at the Westwood Village clubhouse for seven ...



For Clark Keele, Panther Band director was a dream  Porterville Recorder

Clark Keele, the newly hired band director for Porterville High School, said he is a little overwhelmed, but “very, very excited.”Porterville Unified School District ...



2016 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein speaks at PHS cafeteria  Porterville Recorder

Jill Stein, a candidate who ran in the 2016 presidential election, flew out from Massachusetts over the weekend to speak to the Green Party of Tulare County ...



Cinco de Mayo full of events | News  Porterville Recorder

Local parade Saturday and Fiesta SundayDignitaries, floats, royalty, dancers, classic cars, bands and more are expected today for the 91st annual Cinco de ...



Education Spotlight:Passing the baton | News  Porterville Recorder

Keele's first day as Panther Band directorIf the new director of the Porterville High School Panther Band was feeling a bit nervous during his first official day on ...



CMEA Music Festival begins | News  Porterville Recorder

Annual event showcases student musiciansStudent musicians from throughout the South Valley will converge on the Buck Shaffer Theater, Porterville Memorial ...



Teacher rearrested on sex charges | News  Porterville Recorder

Several more victims step forwardBradley Collins, 52, a former instructor at Porterville High School (PHS), was re-arrested on Tuesday after the Tulare County ...



Local bands shine at CMEA Festival | News  Porterville Recorder

After two full days of performance, the Central Section of the California Music Educators Association annual festival concluded Friday at the Buck Shaffer Theater ...



Recorder names Sarr new editor | News  Porterville Recorder

Porterville Recorder Publisher Bill Parsons announced today the promotion of Matthew Sarr to the position of editor effective June 22. Sarr has served as The ...



Fair celebrating 70th anniversary | News  Porterville Recorder

Here's Cheers to 70 Years,” is the theme for the upcoming Porterville Fair and the community is invited to celebrate this momentous milestone Wednesday ...



Graduation dates set for PUSD | News  Porterville Recorder

Porterville Unified School District has announced its end-of-the-year scholarship nights and commencement exercises.The festivities are all scheduled for May.



Porterville and Monache buildings on schedule | News  Porterville Recorder

PUSD replacing portables with two-story designsAfter the Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) decided on its decision to improve facilities at its Monache ...



14 area bands set for Band-A-Rama | News  Porterville Recorder

Will take place Saturday at Rankin StadiumThe annual Veteran's Day Buck Shaffer Band-A-Rama will feature 14 high school and middle school bands and ...



Prep Volleyball: Kelley tops All-EYL list | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Nine others receive All-League honors. It's hard to stand out on a championship team, but Monache High School's Hailey Kelley did. When the team needed an ...



Spectacular night for Kusserow | News  Porterville Recorder

From the moment the 64th Annual Panther Band Spring Concert began Friday night at the Frank “Buck” Shaffer Theater inside the Porterville Memorial ...



PHS coach arrested, bail $75K | News  Porterville Recorder

Bail was set Tuesday at $75,000 for a Porterville High School freshman football coach who was arrested Monday for soliciting a minor, reports the Tulare County ...



TCSO's Scholarship recipient sworn in | News  Porterville Recorder

Sheriff Mike Boudreaux swore in recent Porterville College graduate Joseph Banda as a Sheriff's Deputy Trainee along with two other new employees at a ...



McCarthy selects Vigneault as principal nominee to USMMA  Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Congressman makes yearly nominations to US *service* academies, featuring Burroughs seniors and an alum. Gavin Vigneault, a senior at Burroughs High ...



Elementary school in Porterville raising money to honor teacher who recently passed away  KFSN-TV

PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KFSN) -- A touching story of remembrance out of the South Valley as a Porterville elementary school is trying to honor one of their ...



PHS Band director Kusserow to retire | Features  Porterville Recorder

Porterville High School's commitment to an excellent band program began with Buck Shaffer. When Shaffer retired in 1990, a former student of Shaffer's, James ...



Porterville senior a role model - Male Youth of the Year  Porterville Recorder

Suarez sets example for peers, familyAs members of Porterville's Chamber of Commerce burst into Porterville High School's (PHS) band room, Geovanni Suarez ...



Disneyland or bust: Pioneer Band seeks donations | News  Porterville Recorder

With a trip to Disneyland on the line, the Pioneer Middle School Mustang Band is calling for more donations.



Porterville represented at National FFA Convention | News  Porterville Recorder

Gibbs, board members attend eventPorterville Unified School District Superintendent Ken Gibbs was joined by board President Lillian Durbin and PUSD board ...



Panthers' Chapman MVP of league | News  Porterville Recorder

Seven Porterville High School boys water polo players were selected to the All-East Yosemite League teams, the most from any school.



Hoagie's Heroes closes doors | News  Porterville Recorder

Steve and Joan Feleay on Saturday closed the doors to their Hoagie's Heroes restaurant in Centennial Plaza on Main Street, a business which has existed in ...



Sports Roundup: Sierra Pacific keeps rolling  Hanford Sentinel

The Sierra Pacific Golden Bears fast start continued on Dec. 17 with a 61-48 victory over Porterville High School in Hanford to move to 9-1 overall.



PC Foundation names HOF honorees | News  Porterville Recorder

The Porterville College Foundation announced Wednesday the 2018 honorees for its Hall of Fame. Sharon Gill has been selected as the Distinguished Alumni ...



Record-breaking number of bands | News  Porterville Recorder

17 bands performed at the Band-A-RamaThe 45th annual Veterans Day Frank “Buck” Shaffer Band-A-Rama was deemed a success, with 17 bands performing ...



Homecoming Queen contestants | News  Porterville Recorder

Seven vying for crownSeven young women are vying for the title of Veteran's Homecoming Queen this year. The queen and her court will reign over the annual ...



Monache kicks off 50th year | News  Porterville Recorder

Students arriving at Monache High School this morning could not help but notice what this year is all about — Monache's 50th year.Banners, big and small, have ...



Casting call for local film 'Wild Boys' | News  Porterville Recorder

PHS graduate shooting picture in SpringvillePorterville High School graduate and Springville native Vincent Catalina is coming home to film his first feature film ...



Porterville (Calif.) freshman football coach arrested for soliciting a minor  USA TODAY High School Sports

Porterville's freshman football coach was arrested by Tulare County Sheriff's Cyber Crimes Unit. Coach David Carrasco, 36, was arrested and booked Monday ...



PHS graduate created popular Kellogg's characters | News  Porterville Recorder

Vernon Grant also helped train Walt Disney's artistsAn author from South Carolina was in town Thursday morning to share the story of a man who garnered ...



Youths of the Year are surprised by Chamber  Porterville Recorder

Two high school students were surprised Friday morning at their schools as Porterville Chamber of Commerce's Youths of the Year.Chamber President ...



Kelley named Miss Porterville | News  Porterville Recorder

Performed song from 'Les Miserables'A Porterville High School honor student claimed the 2016 duo title of Miss Porterville and Porterville Veterans ...



8 vying for title of Miss Porterville | News  Porterville Recorder

Local Pageant returns Oct. 24Following a one-year hiatus because no one stepped forward to seek the title of 2014 Veterans Homecoming Queen/Miss ...



Band-a-rama honors veterans | News  Porterville Recorder

When it comes to honoring veterans with patriotic music, Porterville knows how to do it right — gathering every elementary, middle school and high school ...



Buck Shaffer Spectacular will benefit two local organizations  Porterville Recorder

Imagine Community Arts Center and VADS will benefitOver the summer the City of Hope Spectacular became the Buck Shaffer Spectacular and now organizers ...



Sounding off against bullying | News  Porterville Recorder

PHS freshmen girls protestTwo Porterville High School freshmen girls decided the best way to fight being bullied is to expose it. That is why they took to the ...



Sheriff promotes one to sergeant | News  Porterville Recorder

Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux promoted David Rhoads to the rank of sergeant Monday, during a ceremony at headquarters in Visalia.



Parade full of pageantry and tradition | News  Porterville Recorder

Thousands of people lined Porterville's Main Street to watch and enjoy the 90th Cinco de Mayo parade on Saturday. Besides the marching bands from Granite ...



City of Hope Spectacular given new name | News  Porterville Recorder

The City of Hope Spectacular which has been a show enjoyed by thousands over its 55 years of existence is getting a new name for the 53rd show.



Road to Recovery: Bucking on faith | News  Porterville Recorder

Invitational to help local bull riderDustin Marberry was only 24-years-old when a random luck of the draw resulted in a bull “Shadow Black” bucking him into a ...



Celebrating accomplishments | News  Porterville Recorder

Porterville youths, adults win medals at Special OlympicsTULARE — Family, loved ones, and school and program staff cheered, clapped and occasionally ...



Panther Band Spring Concert is Friday | News  Porterville Recorder

Porterville High School is preparing to hold its annual Spring Concert on Friday, the final for long-time Panther Band Director Jim Kusserow.



Don Hughes | Obituaries  The Galt Herald

James Donald Hughes went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sept. 22, 2018. Known to his family and friends as “Don”, he was born on Oct. 25, 1937.



Panther Band Hawaii-bound | News  Porterville Recorder

Members raising money for tripLeis, luaus and sun await members of the Porterville High School Panther Band in June 2017.



Woman with Porterville ties killed in apparent murder-suicide  Porterville Recorder

Family and friends from Porterville to the Central Coast are mourning the loss of Dana Neece. The Porterville High School graduate was killed in an apparent ...



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