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Gong’s IGA Market receives Pillar of Public Health Award

Dr. Ken Bird, Brian Gong and Sanger Mayor Frank Gonzalez. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn Gong’s IGA Market is a great example of both a Retailer and Employer Pillar, according to a County of Fresno Department of Public Health Press Release. Gong’s Market offers their community ready and affordable access to healthful ...

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Apache boys volleyball is kicking off the season focused and playing their best

#8 Bryce Hayes spiking the ball to Madera. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala)

By Benjamin James Ayala Sanger High School (SHS) Boys’ Volleyball is looking forward to a great season, coming off a recent win over common rival, the Madera Coyotes. The Apaches beat the Coyotes in the first three games, leaving the ...

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Looking for host families, in Sanger, to host an international student, and exchange a rewarding experience

Maria Anderson, and EF Exchange student at Sanger High School. (Photo by Sharyl Riedelsheimer)

By Sharyl Riedelsheimer/EF Regional Coordinator Education First (EF) High School Exchange Year, a division of EF, the world leader in international high school exchange, has kicked off its annual nationwide search for caring host families to welcome exchange students into ...

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“Shrek the Musical” a great theater experience for the whole family

Fiona (Ciara Montana,, Shrek (Jimmy Haynie) and Donkey (Dmitrius Hopkins). (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn Record number of people are attending the current Apache Theatre Production, “Shrek the Musical,” according to Sanger High Drama teacher and Apache Theatre Director Erica Mardirosian. “Opening night is usually pretty big, but this year more than ...

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Apache boys tennis, very serious about their game

Dylan Reimer on the return. (Photo  by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn The Apache Boys Tennis team has improved a ton over the past year, according to Apache Boys Tennis Coach Jeremy Warkentin. “I really give the kids all the credit,” said Warkentin,”they’ve all put in a ton of ...

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Strive For What You Believe


By Benjamin James Ayala/Guest Columnist Some days I ask myself, where would I be if I had not experienced the trials and errors that I have. How much different would life be if I gave in to the moments that ...

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Socorro Deaver, building a firefighting community, with proceeds from inaugural Jim Deaver Fire Academy Scholarship

Socorro Deaver at the foot of Jim's bed at the Care Meridian in Fresno, Calif. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala/The Sanger Scene)

By Benjamin James Ayala The Jim Deaver 2017 Fire Academy Scholarship fund committee has organized an event to help with the funds for the inaugural scholarship. The 1st Annual Fire Fighters in the Making Fundraiser barbeque on March 26th at ...

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Apache Girls Lacrosse getting more strategic and aggressive this season

#22 Kaitlyn Pham and #17 Taylor Harrison laying defense.  (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala/The Sanger Scene)

By Benjamin James Ayala Sanger High School (SHS) Girls Lacrosse’s second official season begins with a close game against an aged Edison Tigers team and with the hosting of the first Lacrosse tournament in the city’s history. “It was a ...

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Sanger Eagles Hall makeover updates facility for community events

Main area. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn The Sanger Eagles Post 1147 Hall recently received a much need makeover. Eagles board member Denny Noller gave a tour of all the updated details. First, four and half booths were removed from the east wall in ...

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The best rewards are the ones earned within you and your character


By Benjamin James Ayala, Guest Columnist What is the purpose of winning? Is it to receive trophies or medals or to have bragging rights over others? It is not about the materialistic or boastful rewards, but about the experience and ...

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