The Journal visited with Turlock hometown favorite and Pitman High alum Colin Kaepernick after he and fellow Niners quarterback Blaine Gabbert participated in 7-on-7 drills at the training facility in Santa Clara earlier this month.
For the fourth consecutive season, the Turlock High varsity boys' water polo team will have a new head coach but this time it looks to hopefully be a longer stay with former alum, Manny Bettencourt, taking on the duties after last year's coach Aaron Weiss, who was forced to step down to the junior varsity role.
The Pitman varsity girls' water polo team made a splash in the Central California Conference last year after contesting for a postseason berth in a tight race near the end that eventually resulted in a third place finish for the team.
The Turlock High varsity volleyball program is coming off its first league title in over a decade after finishing last season with an overall record of 32-10, including a draw with Pitman at 9-1 in the Central California Conference, which earned them the title of co-champs after winning in the finale at home.
It's hard to repeat as champions in any sport but the Pitman High varsity volleyball team knows a thing or two about winning. The Pride were back-to-back Section champions and the team looks just as poised and ready to repeat this year.