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Falcons soar over Gauchos’ homecoming game

The bleachers at Stadium ’76 in Merced were packed this past weekend for the El Capitan Gauchos Homecoming game against the Atwater Falcons. While the game could have gone either way going into half time, the high-flying Falcons ultimately came out on top, winning 30-10. “I was really impressed with first year coach,” said Falcon Coach…

Young athletes shine at Merced County’s Junior Olympics

More than 1,200 young athletes from about 42 schools in Merced County competed last Friday and Saturday during the 75th annual Jim North Memorial Junior Olympics at Golden Valley High School’s Veterans Stadium. The local track and field event has always been sponsored by the Merced Kiwanis Club. Top qualifiers in several divisions will go on to…