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Mariposa & Yosemite

Merced a ‘big winner’ in weekend storm

Not even halfway through April, Merced has been soaked with more than twice the rainfall than is typical for the entire month, according to forecasters. Beginning Friday night, Merced saw 2.44 inches of rain through the weekend, which is the only rainfall since April 1. The 30-year average for April is 0.34 inches, according to the National Weather Service in Hanford.

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Hope Stokes talks about El Capitan's win over Buhach Colony

El Capitan defeats Buhach Colony 14-8 to improve to 4-0 in the Central California Conference with the help of Hope Stokes' three goals and five steals on Monday at Buhach Colony High. (By Shawn Jansen/sjansen@mercedsunstar.com).
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Hope Stokes talks about El Capitan's win over Buhach Colony 2:03

Hope Stokes talks about El Capitan's win over Buhach Colony

Stone Ridge Guts out road win over Brookside 4:01

Stone Ridge Guts out road win over Brookside

Highlights of Pitman's 34-27 win over Merced 4:01

Highlights of Pitman's 34-27 win over Merced

El Capitan's Isaac Gonzalez on the Gauchos' Big win 2:06

El Capitan's Isaac Gonzalez on the Gauchos' Big win