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 By Jamie Stewart    News 

A bad call -- or lack of one --takes Generals out of Valley Championships

The Shafter High Generals lost the chance to repeat as Valley Champions when an official blew a call during the overtime period, giving Madera's Torres High a 43-42 last-play win... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News 

Congressional candidate Chris Mathys makes visit to Shafter

Chris Mathys, a congressional candidate for California's 21st District, made a visit to Shafter on Saturday, spending the day talking to constituents about their concerns and needs... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News 

Mennonite Church holds wrestling tournament

The Mennonite Brethren Church of Shafter held its annual Youth Wrestling tournament on Saturday, attracting almost 100 wrestlers from all over the valley. There were several... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    Sports 

SHS season ends in overtime thriller

The Shafter Generals saw their football season come to an end on Friday night with a heartbreaking 43-42 loss to the Torres Toros. This was a rematch of the semifinal game last year... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News 

Return of Colours Festival slated for February

Details continue to be ironed out for the upcoming Colours Festival, slated for Feb. 24-26. The event will mainly be held at the Tin Cup and Ford Theater, with a couple of... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News 

Tigers to play for Valley Championship

The Wasco Tigers punched their ticket to the Valley Title game with a 13-7 win over the Liberty Hawks of Madera Friday night. The game was a bone-crunching contest that was won on... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    Sports

Shafter Generals win rivalry game, SSL title

The Shafter High Generals football team played one of their best games of the season on Friday night, pounding their rivals, the Wasco Tigers, by a score of 49-6 In a standing room... — Updated 11/7/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Rivalry week continues tradition

The communities of Shafter and Wasco celebrate at their respective schools and neighborhoods something which is known Wasco Week, or Shafter Week, if you happen to be a Tiger. The... — Updated 11/7/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Kiwanis gives community a treat at Harvest Festival

The Shafter Kiwanis Club held its annual Harvest Festival on Tuesday night, giving the entire community a chance to have a safe and fun holiday. There were numerous vendors on hand... — Updated 11/7/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Caboose finds a new home at Shafter Depot Museum

The Shafter Depot Museum unveiled its newest exhibit on Saturday, opening a bright red caboose that was donated to them over two years ago. James Frances, who had a passion for trai... — Updated 11/7/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    Sports

Tigers beat Wildcats, 26-21, to stay in contention

The Wasco Tigers kept their SSL title hopes alive with a 26-21 victory over the Taft Wildcats on Friday night. The win gives the Tigers a chance to share the title with a win over... — Updated 10/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    Sports

Lady Generals end season with first playoff appearance in over a decade

The Shafter High Lady Generals volleyball team ended their best season in over a decade on Tuesday night as they dropped a heartbreaker to Camarillo, 3-2. The team came into the... — Updated 10/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    Sports

FRIDAY NIGHT: Rivalry matchup has title implications

Every year for the past 90 years, the Shafter Generals and Wasco Tigers have faced off on the gridiron, battling for bragging rights for the next year, with a victory over their old... — Updated 10/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    Sports

Generals clinch a share of SSL title

The Shafter Generals clinched at least a share of the SSL title with a 28-21 win over host Kennedy High School last week. The win gives the Generals a perfect 9-0 record heading... — Updated 10/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Minter Field Air Museum gets a facelift

The Minter Field Air Museum recently received a facelift, with a new coat of paint thanks to a generous donation from a foundation that offered to help them with their project.... — Updated 10/31/2023


Generals vs. Tigers: The rivalry continues

For the 89th time, the Shafter Generals and Wasco Tigers will face off on the gridiron, competing for bragging rights for the next year, continuing the longest rivalry in the... — Updated 10/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Charges dropped against Maldonado

Charges against former Shafter code enforcement officer Mathhew Maldonado have been dropped by the Kern County District Attorney’s Office. Maldonado had faced five counts of... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    Sports

Tigers beat Delano with ground game, 27-7

The Wasco Tigers beat the Tigers of Delano, 27-7, on Friday night, upping their SSL record to 3-1. The Tigers' offense, led by quarterback David Manzo, used their wing-T formation t... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    Sports

Generals gear up for biggest test

The Shafter High Generals' football team has gone through the season undefeated so far, boasting an 8-0 record, 4-0 in the SSL. They have outscored their opponents by a margin of 25... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

'Addams Family' brings crowds to SHS

The Shafter High Drama Department brought its production of the Broadway smash, "The Addams Family," to life at the Fred Starrh Performing Arts Center on the campus of Shafter High... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Shafter band places fourth at Centennial

The Shafter High Marching Band placed fourth in their division at the annual Music in Motion Band competition at Centennial High School on Saturday. Over 20 high schools from... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Kiwanis Club recognizes some Terrific Kids

The Shafter Kiwanis Club held their monthly Terrific Kids Luncheon, which is designed to spotlight those students from Shafter schools that demonstrate certain character traits... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Shafter council taking bids on removing old jail fencing

The city will begin taking bids on the removal of the security fencing around the former Minimum Correctional Facility in Shafter after approval from the City Council Tuesday... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Richland halfway through covid funds

The Richland School District received over $11 million in covid recovery funds, given to schools nationwide to help them recover from the pandemic. Earlier this summer, the... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Teacher's hearing date set in Superior Court

A pre-preliminary hearing for local teacher Candie Springer was continued until Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Kern County Superior Court.. Springer, a teacher at Sequoia Elementary School,... — Updated 10/21/2023


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