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Girls basketball heats up

Turlock High's girls won their third straight game Thursday night against Golden Valley in a close contest. The 38-30 win positions the Bulldogs with Pitman in a tie for second place in the CCC, just in time for their first meeting of the season on Tuesday.

January 13, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Bulldogs beat Atwater, advance to 2-1 in CCC

The girls of Turlock High cruised to their second league victory against Atwater High Tuesday night. The Bulldogs (5-10 overall, 2-1 CCC) controlled the ball in every aspect in their 55-34 win over the Falcons (2-13 overall, 1-2 CCC).

January 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


TC’s team effort is too much for Denair

Turlock Christian High hosted Denair High's girls basketball team Monday night in another dominant performance. The Eagles (14-2 overall, 3-0 Southern League), who were without their star player Halie Bergman, won their fourth straight game, defeating the Coyotes (3-9 overall, 1-2 SL) 47-22.

January 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Pitman girls remain undefeated

Pitman High positioned itself atop the CCC with a 51-38 win over Golden Valley High on Tuesday. The Pride (5-9 overall) utilized a strong defense to hold the Cougars at bay and remain undefeated in league play.

January 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Turlock trumps competition at Bulldog Classic

Wrestlers from 23 schools, including Turlock, Denair and Hilmar High, crowded into Turlock's Bulldog Stadium Saturday morning to compete in the 20th annual Bulldog Classic. After dozens of matches and more than nine hours of wrestling, the Bulldogs claimed their third tournament title of the year with a total of 18 and half points and three champions.

January 10, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Pitman’s second half rally earns a win

It wasn't looking good for Pitman High's boys basketball team when they hosted Merced High Wednesday night. The Pride's first half was a slow one chocked full of missed shots and turnovers. Despite the rough start Pitman was able to battle back after halftime and defeat the Bears 57-44.

January 06, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Pride slashes Falcons for second straight win

Pitman High's girls basketball players entered their second league matchup against Atwater High on Thursday with a heightened sense of confidence. Two days after defeating a highly athletic Merced High team, the Pride won its second game in the CCC, beating the Falcons 59-38.

January 06, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Turlock, Pitman and Hilmar wrestling teams notch league wins

It was a successful day Wednesday for the wrestlers at Turlock, Pitman and Hilmar highs. The three teams won their first league duals against Merced, Atwater and Orestimba High, respectively.

January 06, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Turlock’s back-to-back wins put them 2-0 in CCC

Turlock High's first league opponent was Buhach Colony High, one of the projected front runners for the CCC title this season. The Bulldogs faced the Thunder Wednesday night at home in a confidence building 62-56 win.

January 06, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


TC, Turlock girls start league strong

The beginning of league play can be a stressful time for teams in the Valley. Although the first couple of games won't break a team's chances at a league title, they can serve as the foundation for future success and indicate what the rest of the season holds.

January 06, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Therion Gregory bids Denair farewell

After 20 years at Denair High School Therion Gregory has retired. Gregory turned in his resignation in December and has since moved to Utah where he plans on finishing his education.

January 03, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Denair trounces Waterford with 3-point shooting frenzy

Denair High's girls basketball team had an easy time defeating Waterford High Tuesday night. The Coyotes finished 49-22, securing the win in their first league game.

January 03, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


I’m no Nostradamus, but I’ll give it a shot

The NFL's regular season is over and it's time for the playoffs, that special three-week stretch that ends with the grandest of events - The Super Bowl.

January 03, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Sports Columns


Turlock’s Erick Parsons invited to All-Star game in Tampa

Young men often turn to athletics in pursuit of confidence and camaraderie. Some simply want to have fun, but most athletes strive to compete and have a deep desire to win. They follow in the footsteps of their role models and try to emulate the things they've seen, hoping their efforts will parlay into future success.

December 30, 2011 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Stanislaus dominates Dominican in home victory

The men's basketball team at California State University, Stanislaus blew by Dominican University Thursday 82-68. The Warriors (7-2) were led by Reggie Jones who finished the game with 24 points, 17 of which came in the first quarter. Jones also recorded 10 rebounds against the Penguins (1-10) who surprised those in attendance with a competitive first half.

December 30, 2011 | Frankie Tovar | College


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Bulldogs golf claim CCC championship, again

For the 11th season in a row, Turlock High has finished Central California Conference competition as champions in girls golf. The Bulldogs cemented their place as 2014 CCC title holders by shooting a 448 at Monday's CCC Championships in Atwater-86 strokes ahead of second place Pitman High.

October 21, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Bulldogs remain undefeated in CCC with one-point win

Barn burner, slobber knocker or nail biter. All three could be used to describe Turlock High's 48-47 victory over Buhach Colony High at Joe Debely Stadium on Friday night.

October 17, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


5 Questions for Pitman golf's Taylor Beckwith

Q. What do you like most about the game of golf?

October 17, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


THS looking for baseball alum

Former Turlock High baseball players are being recruited to reunite on Saturday for the third annual Turlock High Alumni Baseball game.

October 16, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


Champions of the court

Turlock High edged out cross-town rival Pitman High on its home court Thursday afternoon, 6-3, in the Bulldogs' second consecutive undefeated championship season. With the win, Turlock claimed its 8th consecutive Central California Conference title-7th outright-and secured three spots in the upcoming CCC Singles Tournament.

October 16, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


Pride over Thunder in three

Though its girls can no longer claim to be straight-set winners through all of their matches, Pitman High is still undefeated and seemingly on its way to its fourth consecutive Central California Conference volleyball championship.

October 14, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


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