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PUSD Swimming: PHS boys, girls 1st at City meet  Porterville Recorder

SHS boys, MHS girls take secondThe undefeated streak for Porterville High School boys and girls swim teams continued Wednesday with the Panthers ...



$75,000 on the line for PHS art department | News  Porterville Recorder

Student entries for Vans shoe design competition advance to final 50The Porterville High School art department is in the midst of a competition that could win ...



Boys Tennis: Panthers complete series sweep of Marauders  Porterville Recorder

Porterville finishes second in EYL, prepare for playoffsIn the first meeting between rivals Porterville and Monache High School, the Panthers came out the victors ...



Swim: Panthers dominate rivalry meet | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Porterville boys, girls stay undefeated in leagueFor another year in a row, Porterville High School boys and girls swim teams brought home the win against ...



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 ...



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 ...



Baseball Playoffs: Defense wins it for the Panthers  Porterville Recorder

No. 4 Porterville beats No. 5 Arroyo Grande, face No. 1 San Joaquin in semis“When you pitch and play defense you have a chance.”Porterville High School's ...



Prep Football: Porterville's Machado leading East All-Stars  Porterville Recorder

East team includes 14 local seniors. After taking the Porterville High School football team to the postseason for the first time in four years, second-year PHS head ...



Girls Basketball: Upset at Sharman | Sports  Porterville Recorder

No. 4 Porterville falls 59-55 to No. 13 Diamond Ranch in state openerMarch Madness is still a few weeks away but all the energy that spring playoff basketball ...



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

PHS junior Jazlynne Medrano recognized Friday for featThe 1000-point milestone is one few high school basketball players accomplish, especially before their ...



Local Sports Roundup: Monache boys, girls dominant in win over Porterville  Porterville Recorder

Monache High School boys and girls track and field teams swept nearly every event in the Marauders' East Yosemite League victory over rival Porterville in ...



Pathways exhibition astounds 1684 students | News  Porterville Recorder

Students learn, have fun, and work toward futureMimi Schuler and Ruben Alvarez are PUSD Pathways Coordinators, and they worked with Dawson Cox, a YES ...



Prep Baseball: Panthers blow by Marauders 14-0 | Sports  Porterville Recorder

PHS win evens rivalry series 1-1Round the bases Porterville High School baseball trotted after racking up 15 hits for a 14-0 shutout at rival Monache to even ...



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 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 ...



PHS Rally Wagon: A symbol of school spirit  Porterville Recorder

PHS 5K fundraiser for Rally Wagon and scholarships is SundaySitting amongst dozens of other beautifully restored vintage cars, the Porterville High School ...



Prep Softball: Marauders' bats stay hot | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Monache beats Porterville 12-2 for series sweep Monache High School softball is coming into next week's playoffs on a high note.The Marauders (10-12, 7-3 ...



Prep Baseball: Marauders win pitchers' duel | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Sandoval RBI gives MHS 2-0 win over rival PHSThe pitching duel between Monache High School's Ricky Alba and Porterville's Noah Munoz came down to the ...



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 ...



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 ...



Softball: Marauders win 'ugly' against Panthers | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Monache tops Porterville 14-7It wasn't in any way perfect or pretty, but Monache High School softball pulled off a 14-7 comeback win at rival Porterville in ...



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 ...



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, ...



Local Sports Roundup: Mustangs rout Panthers 18-6 | Sports  Porterville Recorder

An 11-run fifth inning damaged Porterville High School softball's chances at a comeback over Tulare Western in Thursday's East Yosemite League game at ...



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 ...



Rotary to honor Koop, Winton and Stowe at this year's Cancer Run  Porterville Recorder

The Porterville Breakfast Rotary will once again host the 18th annual Cancer Run/Walk at Granite Hills High School on Saturday, May 4th. Funds raised from the ...



Local Sports Roundup: PC's Rodriguez receives All-CVC honors  Porterville Recorder

Porterville College women's basketball player, Kathy Rodriguez, was named to the All-Central Valley Conference second team this weekend.As a sophomore ...



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: Panthers win Tulare/Visalia tourney again  Porterville Recorder

Porterville High School baseball went back-to-back as upper-division champions of the Tulare/Visalia Pro-PT Invitational with a 8-0 shutout of ...



Orange Belt Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Jewelia Maniss  Porterville Recorder

Heart over height: Porterville's Jewelia Maniss played big for EYL champion PanthersListed at 5-foot-7, Porterville High School's Jewelia Maniss is obviously not ...



Two Porterville men sworn in as CHP officers  Porterville Recorder

Shane A. Hernandez and Cesar Castelo, Jr., both from Porterville, have successfully completed the cadet-training course at the California Highway Patrol (CHP) ...



Special Friends Day at Porterville Fairgrounds | News  Porterville Recorder

Developmentally Disabled have fun and thrillsPouring rain and freezing weather didn't dampen the spirits of Porterville Breakfast Rotary members and other ...



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 ...



A two-day fiesta | News  Porterville Recorder

Cinco de Mayo spirit on full display during weekend celebrations.



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 ...



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 ...



Orange Belt Boys Tennis Player of the Year: Juan Cerros  Porterville Recorder

'Meteoric rise' to the top: Porterville's Juan Cerros went from newcomer to No. 1 and a two-time EYL champSoft-spoken and straight-faced, Juan Cerros is as ...



Orange Belt Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Kaden Ramage  Porterville Recorder

A Panther, through and through: Porterville's Kaden Ramage was clutch for the EYL champion PanthersIn eighth grade, Kaden Ramage not only chose ...



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 ...



Boys Golf: Panthers stay atop EYL | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Porterville High School boys golf are on a roll this season.Facing their East Yosemite League rivals, Monache, the Panthers (5-0 EYL) topped the Marauders ...



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 ...



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 ...



Porterville High School teacher arrested for sex with minor  Porterville Recorder

Bradley Collins, 52, an instructor at Porterville High School (PHS), was arrested on Tuesday for felony charges of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.



Porterville High School coach arrested for soliciting a minor  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Porterville High School employee and sports coach was arrested Monday for soliciting a minor, according to the Tulare County ...



Native American graduates honored at Senior Reception | News  Porterville Recorder

A reception to recognize Native American graduating seniors was held at the Oak Pit Restaurant on Tuesday, May 21, and was hosted by the Tule River Tribal ...



Egg-cellent start to Easter weekend | News  Porterville Recorder

Parks and Leisure egg hunt draws large crowd of families to Veterans Park FridayThe sun was burning down on Friday morning as the city's Parks and Leisure ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



McCarthy recognizes exemplary students, teachers with Merit Awards  Porterville Recorder

Character, commitment and success inside and outside of the classroom were celebrated inside the PUSD board room Tuesday as five local high school ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Club Water Polo: Local ladies make waves in SoCal  Porterville Recorder

The Exeter Water Polo Club just returned from competing in the 2019 Kap 7 Invitation in Irvine, California. The team returned home with silver medals from the ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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.



6 to play in baseball, softball Valley playoffs | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Six local high school teams found out their playoff fate Saturday after the CIF Central Section office released the seedings and brackets for the Valley playoffs.



MHS adds 6 to Athletic Hall of Fame | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Four former Monache High School athletes, a coach and a girls water polo team once again inked their names into the Marauders records books as the third ...



DA: Tulare County man beat, strangled cousin with belt  Visalia Times-Delta

The primary suspect in the deadly incident is the man's cousin, according to detectives.



Valley champions are headed to college | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Rainey, Chapman sign NLIs to play collegiate water poloTogether, seniors Shyanne Rainey and Rosemary Chapman have been two of the brightest stars in the ...



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 ...



A Springville icon | Features  Porterville Recorder

Miss Virginia Radeleff celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday at the Springville Inn with over 200 friends and family who came from near and far to wish her ...



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, ...



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 ...



Women's Tennis: PC tennis begins new era | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Nielsen-led Pirates back after 15 yearsFor the first time in 15 years, women's tennis is back at Porterville College, and there's plenty of familiar faces to go ...



Better decisions, better scores | Sports  Porterville Recorder

Monache's improvement continues with win over Porterville As a season progresses, continued improvement is important and something coaches look for ...



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.



Signings: Jake Hernandez commits to San Jose State  Porterville Recorder

PC's Sierra Perez signs to SDCCJake Hernandez helped lead Porterville High School baseball to back-to-back trips to the Valley finals and a CIF Central ...



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.



Central Section Masters Track and Field Championships | Photos  Porterville Recorder

Eight local athletes competed at the CIF Central Section Masters Track and Field Championships, Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Veteran's Memorial Stadium in ...



Prep Softball: 5 make All-EYL 1st, 2nd teams  Porterville Recorder

Five Monache and Porterville High School softball players were awarded with All-East Yosemite League first and second team honors for their exceptional play ...



Great food and plenty to do at annual Iris Festival  Porterville Recorder

Crowds enjoyed the cooler weather Saturday morning for the 21st annual Iris Festival, and adults and children had fun looking at vendor booths, and kids played ...



Coaches take rivalry to field in All-Star Game  Foothills Sun Gazette

Tulare Western's Ryan Rocha, Porterville High School's Michael Machado lead West, East squads in Tulare-Kings All-Star Game. @TheSunGazette. TULARE ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Semi-Finalists Named in Vans 'Custom Culture' Shoe Contest  Apparel News

Seven high schools in California are among the 50 semi-finalists named in the Vans shoe contest.



Water Polo Playoffs: Panthers begin regionals Friday | Sports  Porterville Recorder

No. 7 Porterville faces No. 2 Arroyo Grande at Clovis North, 2:20 p.m.Unlike previous seasons when all California high school water polo seasons came to an ...



PHS celebrates 402 graduates | Features  Porterville Recorder

Jacob Rankin Stadium was perfectly adapted to pomp and circumstance Thursday evening.Porterville High School's graduation commencement ceremony ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Congressman McCarthy presents Harmony Magnet, SHS teacher, student with merit award, inspirational educator award  Foothills Sun Gazette

@TheSunGazette. PORTERVILLE – Two high school students in Strathmore were among five Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) teachers to receive ...



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 ...



Poppies of pride and honor | News  Porterville Recorder

American Legion Post 20 and Women's Auxiliary join forces to raise money for local veteransThe morning was beginning to warm up as American Legion Post ...



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