Craig Bettis was in middle school the last time the Merced Volunteers won an American Legion state championship. He remembers watching his brother, Cyle, and the rest of his teammates dogpile as they celebrated in Yountville.
Gustine resident Andrew Sanchez, 25, was arrested Monday in Santa Nella and faces possible homicide charges in connection with the death of his 9-month-old son Maddix Ramsour. According to authorities, the infant suffered blunt force injuries at his home in Gustine, on March 5, 2015. (Photos courtesy of the Merced County Sheriff's Department)