The Turlock Titans are starting their 2013 season with a new name and new partnership. The Titans are now the Turlock Jr. Pride after the former Titans President and Pitman High Coach Thad Moren decided to combine their programs to begin a new era in the gridiron.
The Modesto Babe Ruth baseball team reached the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament championship on Wednesday after winning five consecutive games, only to be defeated by the San Benito squad from Hollister in a tight 12-11 game.
The California State University, Stanislaus Warrior Athletics program will be holding camps that provide opportunities for local athletes of all ages to hone their skills in a fun environment. Camps and clinics in a number of sports and activities will be offered, including women's soccer, baseball, women's tennis, volleyball and softball.
The girls of the U10 Modesto Ajax United soccer club are currently ranked third in the Nor-Cal rankings, after winning their fourth tournament this past weekend.
It may still be July, but the Turlock Youth Football 49ers and Vikings began their season on Monday at Turlock High with conditioning and basic drills.
The Modesto Babe Ruth baseball team is two wins away from claiming the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament and reaching the Babe Ruth World Series for a second consecutive year after defeating Vallejo, 10-2, and Riverton, 23-3.
Cindy Kelley is not your typical 49-year-old. She didn't accept getting older as an excuse to slow down physically, or competitively. After discovering CrossFit training about four years ago, she has not looked back and is now in the best shape of her life.
The perfect season happened. The Turlock Seadogs are 8-0 after earning the Mid-Valley Swimming League title on Saturday at Lathrop High with a 99 point lead over second place Ripon Sea Lions.
The Modesto Babe Ruth baseball team dominated the Roosevelt squad in a five inning mercy-rule victory, 18-3, in Friday's first round of the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament.
The Turlock American 11-year-old All-Stars were knocked out of the Nor Cal Division II State tournament after playing back-to-back games at Soderquist Park on Sunday and Monday, getting outscored 15-2, including a shutout.
Mud bog and lawn mower races ended motorsports action for the 2013 Stanislaus County Fair on Sunday. Local riders saw great success, taking home all first place finishes across five events: Stock, Super Stock, UTV, Stock Lawnmowers and Modified Lawnmowers.
The Modesto Babe Ruth 16-18 year olds fell short of a second consecutive title on Monday after San Benito of Hollister shut out the local team, 5-0, in the second game of a doubleheader at the Central California State Tournament.
The Stanislaus County Fair hosted the California Cowboys Professional Rodeo on Thursday as fans from all over the Valley packed into the Food Maxx Arena grandstand, welcoming local and other competitors from around the country.
Over 118 vehicles, equipped with multiple engines and other modifications, competed in 33 different classes to see who could drag a 44,000 pound sled the furthest on Wednesday at the Stanislaus County Fair's annual truck and tractor pull event.
A fifth inning rally stranded the possible game-winning run on third for the Turlock American 12-year-old All-Stars as they fell just short to the Sunrise All-Stars, 4-3, in Wednesday's Section 6 championship game at the Western Little League in Stockton.
Turlock and Pitman High will meet on the baseball field in a game to watch, before league play even starts after both squads notched back-to-back wins in this year's Pedretti Tournament earning a spot in the championship round.
The Central California Conference is known to be one of the most competitive leagues in the valley in nearly every sport-including softball.
For the second time in three years, the Turlock Christian girls' basketball unit fell in the section title game, this time to Valley Christian, in a game that didn't seem to fall TC's way from the outset.
Preseason is currently underway for the Trans Valley League and Southern Athletic League softball teams and also the hopes of a successful campaign this upcoming season.
Normally, fans from the area have to watch their favorite soccer players on TV, but on Wednesday night, the town of Turlock gathered to watch a professional Major League Soccer team in person as the San Jose Earthquakes came into town to wrap up their preseason with a friendly contest against Sacramento Republic FC.
With preseason currently in play, the Southern Athletic League and Trans Valley League girls soccer teams prepare for another fresh season.
The Pitman High soccer tournament was supposed to be a launching point for the 2014 season, unfortunately, Mother Nature forced the tourney to get cancelled and sent most of the 36 scheduled teams back home.
For only the fourth time in school history the Turlock Christian girls' basketball squad is moving on to the Sac Joaquin Section D-VI championship game after trouncing Sacramento Adventist 52-38, in the semifinal game on Thursday night.
It was a bittersweet ending for the Turlock Christian boys' basketball unit on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Sac Joaquin Section D-VI tournament against Stockton Christian.
Cassie Balswick's triple-double helped lift her Turlock Christian squad over Stockton Christian at home in the opening round of the Sac Joaquin Section D-VI tournament on Tuesday night.
Action resumed on the mat this past Saturday for Turlock and Pitman High in day two of the Division I Sac Joaquin Section tournament at Franklin High.
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