The Modesto Junior College Department of Athletics has selected Zeb Brayton as the new head coach for men's baseball but has not yet been made official by the board members until after the weekend concludes.
A total of 54 California State University, Stanislaus Warriors are among the record total of 567 student-athletes named to the California Collegiate Athletic Association All-Academic for the 2013-14 academic year.
Two local high school baseball players assisted the U14 Northern California Baseball team out of Dublin to a perfect 8-0 record in last week's Travel Ball Select National Championship in East Cobb, Georgia to win the grand finale against the number one team in the nation in the 14-age group.
Finally, after a long offseason, the 2014 San Francisco 49ers are officially in business.
Training camp is especially important this year for the Oakland Raiders, a team that went through major changes in the offseason. This is the first opportunity for the coaches to see how close-or how far-the team is to competing on a weekly basis heading into the first preseason game for the 2014 year.
In 2013, the California State University, Stanislaus women's cross country team finished second in the California Collegiate Athletic Association and took sixth place in the West Region finals.
The Lady Warriors of the California State University, Stanislaus volleyball team have gone through some rough patches over the years, but head coach Christina Lore is determined to change that.
The California State University, Stanislaus' women's soccer team had a historical season in 2013 with a record of 18-1-2, which included an undefeated season up until the NCAA tournament where they picked up their first loss of the season against Cal State San Bernardino.
The men's soccer team from California State University, Stanislaus has been on the rise ever since head coach Dana Taylor stepped on to the pitch, amassing over 10-win seasons since 2009, including a conference title in 2012 and an NCAA tournament berth.
Local amateur boxer, Sandra Tovar nabbed her fourth win after defeating Gabrielle Cassaro on July 19 in Brentwood.
The San Francisco Giants have won two of the previous four World Series with Bruce Bochy at the helm. This year, they are chasing history to hopefully make it three of five - but the season has been rocky leading up to the final two months of baseball.
The Stanislaus Cardinals Babe Ruth 18-year-old team reached the Pacific Southwest Regional championship game for the second consecutive season, only to fall in two straight games to the eventual winners in San Gabriel Valley at Modesto Christian on Monday.
The area's youngest football players put their game faces on during Turlock Youth Football tryouts this week, kicking off the 2014 season.
With back-to-back mercy-rule wins to open the Pacific Southwest Regional tournament, the Stanislaus Cardinals Babe Ruth 18-year-old team has ensured its ticket to the semifinal game where they will square off against San Gabriel from Southern California today.
Delhi High has a new volleyball coach for the 2014 season. Valley local, Lauren Ruell, who graduated from Buhach Colony in 2005 and then went on to play volleyball at Merced Junior College, is the Hawks' new head coach.
Don't lose it. Keep grinding.
Pitman High's girls' and boys' varsity water polo squads ended their penultimate match of the season with a win over Central California Conference foe Buhach Colony at home on Thursday.
For the Pride it should be four times the charm.
Turlock and Pitman high each had multiple singles players compete on Tuesday in the opening rounds of the Central California Conference girls tennis singles tournament in Atwater. However, only Turlock's number one singles player, Mila Johns, swept through her opponents and is now moving on to Thursday's championship match against Golden Valley's Dani Vigil.
Bears stop Pride
There's nothing like a long-standing rivalry on the gridiron.
Pitman and Turlock High's volleyball teams met on the court Tuesday night, in the second meeting of the season at Pitman High.
The Turlock High girls' golf team is only one match away from winning their 11th consecutive Central California Conference title, after beating Pitman on Thursday in the regular season finale at Stevinson Ranch by a score of 230-272.
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