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TC volleyball struggles against Le Grand

Turlock Christian High has been known to warm up slowly on the volleyball court, a characteristic that can sometimes take the air out from under the Eagles' wings. Such was the case on Thursday when TC hosted Le Grand High. The Bulldogs took advantage of the slow starting girls of TC, claiming victory in straight sets (14-25, 21-25, and 17-25).

September 14, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Pitman defeats Golden Valley for 2-0 start

So far so good for Pitman High's volleyball team who bested Golden Valley High 3-1 (19-25, 25-13, 25-20, and 25-20) on Thursday to start the season 2-0.

September 14, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Thunder strikes Bulldogs

Turlock High's volleyball team hosted Buhach Colony High on Tuesday in the first Central California Conference match of the season. The Bulldogs and Thunder split the opening two games but Buhach's presence in the middle overwhelmed Turlock, leading to a 3-2 victory (21-25, 25-22, 13-25, 17-25).

September 11, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Lady Bulldogs back, gunning for first

The Turlock High girls water polo team was poised to claim the Central California Conference crown last season but in one day it was snatched away, by an undefeated Merced High team. The Bulldogs' sole CCC loss of the season left a bad taste, so this season they're back to return the favor.

September 11, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Talented Pride team ready to compete

Pitman High's girls water polo team had to rebuild last year, a fact that was reflected in the Pride's one-win season. Now, head coach Michaela Solario and her girls are back in the pool and eager to rise above last season's foundational toils as they eye the Bulldogs and the rest of the Central California Conference.

September 11, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


‘Jackets volleyball battles back against Tigers

Hilmar High volleyball got out to a slow start against Los Banos High on Monday but quickly turned things around to beat the Tigers three games to one (20-25, 25-23, 25-23, and 25-18).

September 11, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Hilmar soccer lets lead slip away; ties with Hughson

The Hilmar High boys soccer team was in control during the first half of the Yellowjackets' Trans Valley League home opener against Hughson High on Monday but was unable to finish off the Huskies. After jumping out to a 2-0 halftime lead, Hilmar allowed three second half goals as mistakes and miscues led to a 3-3 tie between the TVL foes.

September 11, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Metcalf KO’s Wedderburn

Turlock's Jeremiah Metcalf made his K-1 debut on Saturday when he faced Jamaica's Markhaile Wedderburn at 186 pounds in the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Metcalf, a seasoned mixed martial artist, made the most of his opportunity, dispatching Wedderburn 2:12 into the first round via knockout.

September 11, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Sports Professional


Unleash the athlete inside

So you got accepted in college but didn't receive an athletic scholarship, it seems all those years of hard work and competition during your high school athletic career were wasted and your playing days are now over, right?

September 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | CSUS Back to Class


Prep football team leaders biting at the bit

It was a close race to the league title last season for Pitman and Turlock High. The cross-town rivals finished second and third, respectively, in the Central California Conference, separated by one game, as they watched Buhach Colony High claim the championship. This year the Bulldogs and Pride are out for retribution, back with seasoned weapons as they both attempt to bring the CCC title home.

September 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Senior Living


Pitman High Preview

2011 Record: 4-1 CCC, 10-2 Overall

September 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Senior Living


Turlock High Preview

2011 Record: 3-2 CCC, 7-4 Overall

September 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Senior Living


Turlock Christian High Preview

2011 record: 0-7 SAL, 0-10 Overall

September 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Senior Living


Hilmar High Preview

2011 Record: 5-1 TVL, 12-2 Overall

September 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Senior Living


Denair High Preview

2011 Record: 2-5 SAL, 2-8 Overall

September 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Senior Living


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Turlock’s Colin Kaepernick named Time 100 Icon

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April 21, 2017 | Frankie Tovar | Local


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