Andy Boogaard, The Fresno Bee

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Fresno, CA, United States

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Past articles by Andy:

Rodeo’s MVP: A clown, and it’s no different at Clovis’ annual affair

John Harrison has brought to Clovis this week a combination of comedy, athleticism and courage in a job not meant for the weak – a rodeo clown-barrelman. → Read More

Patrick stands alone as Central Section’s winningest baseball coach

Clovis coach James Patrick moved atop the Central Section summit for career baseball wins with 709 as the Cougars defeated Clovis East 7-1. → Read More

Clovis West girls win first state basketball title in thriller over Mitty-San Jose

Clovis West High is the champion of the CIF State Open Division after a thrilling fourth-quarter comeback Saturday night against Archbishop Mitty-San Jose. → Read More

Clovis West girls team, already program’s best ever, seeks final feat of state title

Clovis West, with its best edition ever for the Central Section’s best girls basketball program, will play Archbishop Mitty-San Jose for the CIF State Open Division title Saturday night at Sacramento’s Golden 1 Center. → Read More

Clovis West girls beat Long Beach Poly, advance to state final

The Clovis West High School girls basketball team from Fresno, California, beat Long Beach Poly 53-44 March 18 in the Southern California Regional Open Division final to secure a spot in the March 25 state championship game. → Read More

Clovis West girls escape to advance in SoCal basketball regionals

Clovis West’s girls, ranked No. 1 nationally by USA Today Sports’ Computer Rankings, closed with a 6-0 rush in the final 40 seconds to deny Troy-Fullerton, 68-61, in the quarterfinals of the Southern California Open Division Regional. → Read More

Remember the last one? Selma beats Sanger for first basketball title in 103 years

Junior Ramirez, similar to football, took control wire-to-wire, scored 30 points and powered top-seeded Selma past Sanger, 56-42, for the Bears’ first Central Section boys basketball title in 103 years. → Read More

Avenal pro boxer Jose Ramirez remains unbeaten in front of Save Mart Center sellout

From Las Vegas to Selland Arena to China and now this. → Read More

Clovis beats Clovis West for TRAC title share and possibly No. 1 D-I seed

Clovis High is 9-1, a Tri-River Athletic Conference co-champion and on solid footing to land the top seed for the Central Section Division I playoffs. → Read More

Prep football: Sanger knocks off No. 1 Bullard

Chuck Shidan’s 188th career victory as Sanger High’s football coach was one of his most memorable – a 21-14 County/Metro Athletic Conference conquest Thursday night of top-ranked Bullard at McLane Stadium. → Read More

Week 1 prep football rankings: Buchanan vaults into top 10; Clovis remains No. 1

There’s moderate change in The Bee’s Central Section football rankings after the season’s first week, but one promotion is obvious – Buchanan. → Read More

Bullard aims to score D-I gold behind running back Charles Williams

Temperatures drop comfortably on a summer evening at a well-lit Bullard High football field, setting the stage for a play with Charles Williams – yes, in practice, but a signature running play – that surely will define the Knights’ season should they deliver a second Central Section title in school history. → Read More

Clovis’ competitive athletics spirit started with Doc Buchanan

Vince Wesson was but a fifth-grader at Tarpey Elementary School in 1974 when he embraced a competitive model that was about to explode in the Clovis Unified District. → Read More

Jenna Prandini finds another level of evolution — now on to world track and field stage

Jenna Prandini fooled no one, right from the beginning. And the signs were as indisputable as they were immediate. → Read More

CIF Track Finals: Two-time 800 champ Mikaela Smith DQ’d in stunner

It had been a celebration of the first CIF State Track and Field Championships 100 years ago at Fresno High. → Read More

CIF Track Finals: Section very good, but not best, in prelims

The reality of CIF State Track and Field Championships — that being its extraordinary quality — had a striking effect on some of the best performances in Central Section history Friday at Buchanan’s Veterans Memorial Stadium. → Read More

Central Section’s 100-year state-meet journey has been golden

The seed was planted 100 years ago and growth has been akin to cotton, grapes and almond trees sprouting in the Central Valley. → Read More

CIF Track and Field Championships: Clovis North’s Mikaela Smith chases 800 threepeat

Clovis North High’s Mikaela Smith can join an exclusive club of three-time California high school girls 800 champions as the CIF Track and Field Championships return to Buchanan’s Veterans Memorial Stadium. → Read More

Prep notes: Holscher heads to Clovis North wrestling; City/County rosters set

Ben Holscher, part of six CIF state wrestling championship teams in nine seasons at Clovis High, has been hired as associate head coach at Clovis North. → Read More

The Bee’s Spring All-Stars: Badminton Player of Year Maddie Ogas

Clovis High’s Maddie Ogas is The Bee’s Badminton All-Stars MVP. Meet her and the rest of the All-Bee team. → Read More