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 Central California Conference track and field championships were dominated by host schools Pitman and Turlock on Saturday. Turlock and Pitman both combined for nine first place finishes, with the Pride tallying six and the Bulldogs coming away with three in a day that saw both Turlock squads shine.
The Turlock High baseball team did something that they have failed to do in three of the past four seasons-beat St. Mary's in the playoffs-and on Monday history was made for the Bulldogs in the quarterfinal round of the Division I South CIF Sac-Joaquin bracket.
Teo Chiesa will soon be playing golf at the collegiate level, as the Turlock High student signed a letter of intent for California State University, Bakersfield and its Division I program.
Coming off a historic win for Pitman softball, the Pride were confident going into the second round of the Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin section playoffs. But Vacaville, the fifth ranked team in California, was able to play mistake free while Pitman's six errors led to a 9-0 loss.
The past two years have been Turlock baseball's time to shine and Thursday's Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin Section round two playoff game against Lodi was no exception. Despite a rocky start on the mound, the Bulldogs pulled off a 9-3 win over the Flames, securing a spot in the quarterfinals.
The U23 San Jose Earthquakes PDL (Premier Development League) squad, based out of Turlock, began the 2014 season last weekend after back-to-back road games against the Ventura County Fusion and the OC Blues where the Quakes managed to pull away with two 1-1 draws.
The Southern Athletic League track and field championships took place at Mariposa High Wednesday afternoon under the bright, hot summer sun with temperatures close to the triple digit mark.
The Pitman Pride softball team has done something they have never done before in school history-win a postseason game-after failing to do so in the previous four appearances.
Local high school golfers took their final swings of the 2014 season in Monday's Masters Tournament at the Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton with the ambition to reach the Northern California Tournament, but it was not to be.
The Turlock High boys tennis team's successful season came to an end on Monday, in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinal match against a visiting Armijo High team.
The U10 Modesto Ajax youth girls' soccer head coach, Ricarrdo La Barbera of Italy, has only been in the states for a handful of years but with his insight on soccer play from Europe he has brought a whole new style of play that most people in the area are not accustomed to seeing.
Pitman High sophomore Natasha Sondeno placed first out of 20 girls present at the varsity diving Division I CIF Sectionals with a score of 274.5 in Thursday's trial run at Johansen High.
Delhi tennis was the only squad to make the CIF Sectional tournament in the Southern Athletic League as a squad but Denair also sent a handful of players to compete in the always competitive Division III co-ed team tournament.
Saturday not only marked the near end of the Stanislaus County Fair, but also concluded the over week -long period of motorsports action at the Food Maxx Arena with quads, pee wee bikes and motocross competitors taking the action to the dirt track.
After a historical run for the Turlock American 12-year-old All-Stars, which included both a District and Section title, the magic has run out after losing in the Nor-Cal Divisional tournament this past weekend in San Jose.
The title run for the Turlock American 10-year-old All-Stars was put to a halt at this weekend's
Winning three championships in a row is a tremendous feat to accomplish in any sport, that sense of victory is compounded when the team is made up of athletes from a wide range of ages like with the Turlock Seadogs swim team.
High powered motorsports action continued this past Friday with lawn mower races at the 2014 Stanislaus County Fair.
Make it a perfect 6-0 record for the Turlock Seadogs summer swimming program.
A section title can happen no matter what adversities a team faces, especially working out of the loser's bracket.
The Stanislaus Cardinals Babe Ruth team nabbed the state champions for Babe Ruth baseball.
The 12-year-old Turlock American All-Stars were crowned the Section 6 champions Tuesday night after besting Hoover Tyler, 2-1.
The mayhem of the Turlock Lions Destruction Derby at the Stanislaus County Fair began on Monday and concluded on Tuesday as many locals fared well in the two-day event at the Food Maxx Arena with thousands of spectators present to watch cars smash into each other until only one was left standing.
The 2014 11-year-old Turlock American All-Stars' Section tournament run is over.
The Turlock American 12-year-old All-Stars leaped into the Section finale after winning two straight contests this past weekend against Amador West and Hoover Tyler at Soderquist Park.
The Stanislaus Cardinals 15-year-old Babe Ruth team capped off a winning season in the District finale by playing in the big game, but unfortunately, the team was not nearly perfect enough to surpass the San Benito squad as they fell 4-2 in Sunday at Modesto Christian.
There is an undercover softball stud in the area, her name is Alyssa Stockton. The Delhi athlete has become a top college prospect in not only the area but also the state.
The 15-year-old Stanislaus Cardinals Babe Ruth baseball team, which includes four players from Turlock and Pitman High, began its postseason play on Thursday night at Modesto Christian in the Babe Ruth district tournament with an 8-7 win in extra innings against Tracy.