Watch the excitement of the play-by-play announcers screaming "Gol! Gol! Gol!" from the press booth during a Fuego soccer match played at Chukchansi Park in Fresno. The Fuego is a semi-professional soccer club competing in the Premier Development League.
Taco Truck Throwdown 7 in downtown Fresno last Friday and Saturday (July 28 and 29) featured some of the many taco trucks from the Fresno area in a competition for bragging rights. Liz Sánchez owns and operates the popular Casa de Tamales restaurant, and is proud of the mobile Casa de Tamales.
The 7th annual Taco Truck Throwdown in Fresno attracted 12,382 hungry spectators to the Fresno Tacos baseball game and taco truck exhibition on Friday (July 28, 2017). it was the second-largest attendance record to Chukchansi Park this baseball season behind July 4 (14,202). Over 25 taco trucks entered the competition. Salas was one of the judges. The Fresno Tacos (Fresno Grizzlies) Triple-A baseball club completed a four-game sweep over visiting New Orleans Baby Cakes
Central High School softball pitcher (Central Section) Gianna Mancha played Varsity ball all four years for the Grizzlies earning a 57-10 overall record. Mancha pitched 30 shutouts; 726 strikeouts in 468 innings for a 0.76 ERA. She led in batting too. That's huge!
Sunnyside High School’s St. Baldricks Foundation event raised more than $6,000 for childhood cancer.
“I am happy to submit to the shaver as a way to bring awareness and raise funds to help find cures for cancer in children,” said FUSD Interim Superintendent Bob Nelson. “It’s also important that our students and schools serve the larger community through efforts like the Baldricks Foundation.”
The event honored Mia Amendolagine, a 10-year-old Malloch Elementary School student who died last June after a battle with leukemia.
She was pregnant at age 14. Watch Huerta nearly in tears recount her story now.
Watch video on Huerta from five years ago: https://youtu.be/pq3aNwQKo0I
Read story from five years ago here: http://www.vidaenelvalle.com/news/article28123639.html
On a rainy April 18 morning, third-grade students in teacher Steve Baiz’ class at Vang Pao Elementary School showcased some fitness activities that they have been learning as part of a revamped physical education curriculum that focuses on teamwork, strength training and lesson plans around managing diabetes and other chronic health conditions.
“We don’t drop P.E. (physical education) just because it is raining,” said Christina Beaullieu, school district P.E. Specialist.
Adrian Molina, co-director and writer of Pixar’s film ‘Coco,’ was honored by California Latino Legislative Caucus with the 2017 Latino Spirit Award in arts and entertainment at the state Capitol on May 1.