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VUSD Announces School Closures – Superintendent’s Message

Hello.  This is Dr. Tamara Ravalín, Superintendent of Visalia Unified School District with an important reminder regarding COVID-19 and school closures. This is a reminder that schools are closed beginning Monday, March 16 through April 13.  We recognize that this is a challenging time and disruptive to our daily lives.  However, we believe that closing

Vote Matt Delreal for VTD Prep Athlete of the Week

Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register readers can now vote for their favorite prep athletes of the week at the newspaper’s website The poll closes at 3 p.m on Friday. Matt Delreal, boys basketball, Golden West. Delreal scored a team-high 16 points on Feb. 18 in the Trailblazers’ 65-52 playoff win over Madera South. The victory marked the program’s first postseason

GW’s Ignacio “LJ” Ruiz Captures Wrestling Section Title

Golden West’s Ignacio “LJ” Ruiz took first place this past weekend at the Division IV wrestling sections in the 118 pound weight class. Congratulations LJ… you make us proud to be called TRAILBLAZERS! GO BLAZERS!!! Special thanks to Susi Youngs for capturing the action in pics.

GW Baseball Kicks Off Season With A Win Over Monache

This past Saturday, Golden West baseball opened up their season with a 12-5 win over Monache High School. Their next game is today (Tuesday, Feb. 12) at 3pm at GWHS. CLICK HERE to see their full season schedule. Check out some great pics from the game on Saturday. Thank you to Susi Youngs for capturing

GW Student/Athletes Receive “Pursuing Victory With Honor” Award

Golden West’s Ella Niederreiter and Jonathan Cruz were the recipients of the Tulare County “Pursuing Victory With Honor” Award from the Tulare County Office of Education Charater Counts program. These exceptional student/athletes were recognized at a luncheon hosted by the Visalia Downtown Kiwanis. Ella Niederreitter was nominated by Coach Edwards for her role on the girls basketball

GW’s Indya Smith Breaks 1500 Points To Set Scoring Record

On Tuesday night, while GWHS girls basketball competed against a strong Lemoore squad, Indya Smith knocked down 16 points to break the school’s all-time scoring record. Congratulations to Indya on this tremendous accomplishment. There is a great article in the Visalia Times Delta about Indya breaking the scoring record. CLICK HERE to read the story online.