Three of the top summer swimming programs took to the pool this weekend in a tri meet at Ripon High. In a very critical meet between Turlock, Ripon and Tracy, the Turlock Seadogs were the ones to come out victors after pulling away with a big lead.
When local pastor Rusty Lyons decided to work together with the people of Calvary Baptist Church back in 2006 to put together a basketball recreation league, he never imagined that the effort would meet with such success, driving players to transform their game on and off the court.
The Turlock-based San Jose Earthquakes U23 squad lost, 2-0, in their home debut against the OC Pateadores Blues of Irvine on Saturday night at Warrior Stadium in a Southwest Division clash.
The Marlins are the 2014 National Little League Majors champions, after keeping a battling Dodgers team at bay on Friday and pulling off a 5-3 victory.
The American Little League Majors Twins' eight-run rally in the top of the sixth inning capped off a very impressive inning that lifted the team over the Rangers and into today's semifinal playoff contest against the heavy favorites in the Yankees.
The Turlock Express have joined other top professional indoor soccer teams from across the United States and Mexico to create a new super league.
One pitch. One swing.
The Turlock Seadogs summer swimming program placed first out of five schools at the Tracy Invitational, ousting second place Ripon Sea Lions en route to their second title in two years at the Pink Phillips memorial pool at West High in Tracy on Saturday and Sunday.
Neither the Thunder nor Owlz of the AAA Turlock National Little League will get the opportunity to compete in the postseason this year, but both squads came out ready to play on Tuesday as they battled it out on the field.
The members of Turlock's U23 San Jose Earthquakes PDL team anxiously await their home opener this Saturday at California State University, Stanislaus' Warrior Stadium, and hope that it will bring them a win. The Quakes are coming off a four-game road trip, with no wins to show for it.
Nineteen local athletes competed in the Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Track and Field trials this week at Elk Grove High, with Turlock sending seven athletes across five events and Pitman with 12.
The Division IV-V Track and Field finals concluded on Thursday after small school athletes ran, jumped and hurdled their best at California State University, Stanislaus' Warrior Field.
The Turlock High Bulldogs season is over.
Before the 2014 season no athletic team in Delhi High School's history had even made a section championship, let alone win one, but on Saturday the Hawks softball team made their mark by becoming the first sports squad to reach the big game.
As the regular season winds down for Turlock little leaguers, the playoffs are just in reach for both Turlock's National and American Little League minors and majors.
The Pitman High Pride varsity baseball team is now 6-1 in the Central California Conference after beating Atwater, 2-1, on Friday afternoon thanks to Josh Hernandez's 6 and 2/3 innings pitched as he gave up only one run on four hits and walked two.
There is no stopping the Turlock High (7-0) Bulldogs varsity baseball team right now.
Although the 2015 season hasn't brought a winning year for Delhi (2-7-1) and Denair (0-8-2) High's varsity girls' soccer squads, the two teams have been grinding out in the Southern Athletic League with the top teams in the standings and on Wednesday afternoon both teams met for a showdown.
There is a humble powerhouse in the area that is quietly launching up in the rankings-the Hughson High varsity softball team.
Fresh off a Nor Cal Classic Tournament appearance, the Delhi High varsity softball team was looking to begin a winning streak heading into the final half of league play, as they came off a 5-3 win over Durham in their final game of the tourney this past Saturday, but instead ran into a wall on Tuesday.
The Pitman High (14-5) softball team continues to win.
Hilmar High ace starting pitcher Jacob Ahid struck out 13 and allowed only one earned run in Friday's tournament finale against Mariposa and the Yellowjackets lost in a tight 0-1 decision, snapping a three game winning streak.
Pitman High's softball team is currently competing in the Northern California Classic Tournament in Tracy, and as of Friday, the Pride are a perfect 2-0 after sweeping through Santa Teresa and Los Banos in their opening games.
After losing the first game of the San Luis Obispo High School Spring Tournament, the Pitman High (12-3) Pride baseball team regrouped after an off opening game to pick up back-to-back wins over Morro Bay and St. Mary's of Albany in day-two of the tourney on Thursday.
Since graduating from Pitman High in 2012, AJ Derr has been thriving in baseball at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego.
Pitman sent eight athletes and Turlock High had six representatives competing alongside students from 75 high schools at the 40th annual Stanford Invitational on Saturday.
Turlock sports continue to thrive.
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