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Sanger’s new Sluggers Club, giving athletes a place to practice their swing

Slugger's Club co-owner, Josh Garza, with some  Little League and Cal Ripken players, before they entered the batting cages. L to R - Chris Calderon, Jaylynn Ruiz, Garza and Jay Ruiz. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn The renovations and improvements to the former barbershop and electronic store, on N St, took more than two years, to provide an opportunity for Sanger youth to pick up a bat and practice their swing. The new ...

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Sanger High’s Lilly Sanchez faces fears, on Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) trip, to Yosemite Valley

Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) Summer Course participant,  Sanger High student Lilly Sanchez, rock climbing. (Photo by Michael Dominguez/ARC Outreach Coordinator)

By Michael Dominguez/ARC Outreach Coordinator Lilly Sanchez was first introduced to Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) in the spring of 2016, when she attended two ARC weekend retreats: camping in Yosemite Valley and hiking in Big Sur. On these trips, she crafted ...

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One word can change everything


By Cheryl Senn I witnessed how powerful one word can be at the 2017 Sanger Unified School District (SUSD) Spelling Bee, which was held last Friday. With words like tyranny, curmudgeon, and intravenous, 4th through 6th grade students were expected ...

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Lady Apaches celebrate Senior Night while working towards the playoffs

Sanger High Senior Destiny Paez is given gifts by team mates on Senior Night. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Benjamin James Ayala Last Friday was another tough match up for the Lady Apaches, against the Bullard Knights, with a loss of 61-43, though the main celebration was the recognition of senior Destiny Paez. Being the only senior of ...

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Sanger High Academic Decathlon team brought home multiple medals from recent Fresno County competition

Keanna Tokumoto, Coach Angelique Tovar, Rosa Perez, Andrea Rodriguez, Ally Smothers, Cid Babodilla, Uriel Jimenez, Joe Hernandez, Ryan Chang and Casey Lin after the awards ceremony. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala)

By Benjamin James Ayala Sanger High Academic Decathlon was still striving with the rest of the other contenders in this year’s Fresno County Academic Decathlon competition. The theme of this year’s competition was World War II, which entailed that the ...

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Working together to design a Tiny Home at the SUSD STEM Challenge

First Place Medalist Pahulpreet Cheema,Janet Ramirez, Laura Vandiver, and  Joel Campana.​ (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala)

By Benjamin James Ayala Sanger Unified School District (SUSD) Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) Challenge, once again, promotes young engineers to push boundaries as they design and promote ideas as a team of bright minds. This year, the challenge ...

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Sanger 3rd grade students experience, first hand, local history and civic participation, with new standards

Sanger Historical Society trustee and Sanger Unified School District School Board member Ken Marcantonio provides Reagan Elementary School students with information on a Sanger Depot Museum. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Cheryl Senn More than 1,000 Sanger Unified School District (SUSD) third grade students will be able to visit and tour the historical Sanger Depot Museum and Sanger Civic Center to experience, first hand, local history and civic participation. All ...

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Sanger’s New Mayor Frank Gonzalez, feels honored to represent his hometown

Sanger Mayor Frank Gonzalez. (Photo by Cheryl Senn)

By Greg Coronado The city of Sanger’s new mayor, Frank Gonzales says he feels honored to be representing his hometown as Mayor. Gonzalez was born and raised in Sanger, California. He is also a Sanger High Class of 1984 alumni. ...

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SHS Girls Soccer celebrating a win on Senior Night

Seniors Gurleen Mandar 15, Janessa Muniz 7, Hallie Gonzalez  8, Consuelo Luna 6, Gina Merancio 21, Brissa Ramirez 00, Marie Tejada 16, and Alyssa Flores 10. (Photo by Benjamin James Ayala)

By Benjamin James Ayala Senior Night for Sanger High Girls Soccer was both a phenomenal and emotional night for the Lady Apaches, who took center field, as well, as a win against the Madera High Coyotes. The matchup began with ...

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Helping others helps ourselves


By Cheryl Senn Who knew there were so many helpful people in Sanger. After covering a girls basketball game, last week, at the Sanger High School gym, I got in my car and proceeded to leave the parking lot. All ...

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