Hilmar's Dani Olson and Pitman's Kiana Clay might go to different schools and compete in distinctive divisions but they have one thing in common-both reached the state trials for track and field this year at Buchanan High School on Friday.
Another Turlocker will soon get the chance to work coaching great Jim Harbaugh. Turlock Christian football coach Jake Von Scherrer was selected to be one of 100 guest coaches from around the country to appear at the first annual Jim Harbaugh Michigan Wolverine Football Camp for High School.
After taking first in Nor Cal's Fall League in 2014, the Turlock FC White team underwent several changes. Three team members moved on to other clubs and several team members have suffered injuries throughout the season. All of this made it more of a challenge for the girls to overcome the setbacks, but they proved themselves worthy of such a challenge.
Beginning the year with back-to-back wins is tough to do in any sport. The Turlock Seadogs summer swimming program made it look easy on Saturday with a win over the visiting Ceres Dolphins at the Turlock High Pool.
Local track and field athletes represented their respective schools well at the CIF Sac-Joaquin Master's trials and finals last Thursday and Friday, with top showings from Turlock, Hilmar and Pitman High.
All year long the Yankees have dominated the Turlock American Little League Majors with their deep pitching and explosive offense but when the playoffs started back on May 19, they were upset in a 5-6 loss to the Angels which was only their second loss all year long.