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Eagles still undefeated in league

It was another blow out win for Turlock Christian High's girls Thursday night when they visited the Lady Hawks of Delhi High. Per usual, the Eagles' offense lit up the boards as they continued their streak of wins, defeating an overwhelmed Delhi team 74-39.

January 27, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Team effort pushes Turlock past Atwater

For the second time this week Atwater High traveled to Turlock to play a basketball game, and for the second time they came up short. This time the Falcons (0-8 CCC) faced Turlock High in a Wednesday night showdown that was completely controlled by the Bulldogs (5-3 CCC). Turlock defeated Atwater 60-36, creating a tie with Pitman High for third place in the CCC.

January 27, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Undefeated Bulldogs one dual win away from CCC title

Turlock High (4-0 CCC) and Golden Valley (3-1 CCC) entered their Wednesday night dual with undefeated league records. With the end of conference competition just a week away the matchup was, as one assistant coach put it, "for all the marbles." In their closest league dual of the season the Bulldogs managed to edge out the Cougars 27-18, maintaining an undefeated league record and extending their consecutive dual win streak to 23.

January 27, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Pride drop first place standing to Cougars

Pitman High had an opportunity to maintain a number one position in the CCC Wednesday when they hosted Golden Valley High. The Pride (5-3 CCC) and Cougars (6-2 CCC) came into the game in a three way tie with Buhach Colony for first place, creating a highly competitive atmosphere for the game. Unfortunately for the Pride, they let the opportunity slip through their fingers as they lost 58-50.

January 27, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Sixth straight win for the lady Bulldogs

Turlock High's girls were without their team captain and leading scorer Tuesday night when they hosted Merced High. The Bulldogs (6-1 CCC) weren't fazed, however, and breezed by the Bears (2-4 CCC) 43-29.

January 24, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Pitman finishes the Falcons

Last Friday Pitman High followed up a huge win against rival Turlock with a disappointing loss to Merced High. On Monday the Pride were back in winning form when they hosted Atwater High. Pitman (5-2 CCC) defeated the Falcons (0-7 CCC), 65-52, in the first of three games this week.

January 24, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Former Bulldog becomes a Road Runner

At 6 feet, 6 inches Mason Russell looks like he was born to play football, and it seems famed coach Larry Coker agrees. The 290-pound Turlock High alumnus recently agreed to take his talents to the new football program at the University of Texas at San Antonio, fulfilling one of his many goals.

January 24, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | College


Heartbreak for Hilmar in one point loss

Hilmar High hosted rival Escalon on Friday night in a game that will be remembered for some time. The last time these two schools faced each other was on a football field in Stockton for the Section championship. This time, the Yellowjackets (2-4 TVL) and Cougars (4-1 TVL) met each other on the basketball court in a back and forth matchup that was decided in the final seconds.

January 20, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Pride drops early lead to Merced

Pitman High's girls basketball team suffered its fourth straight loss Thursday night when they hosted Merced High. The Bears (2-3 CCC) rallied in the second half to overtake the Pride (3-3 CCC), finishing the game 42-38.

January 20, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Turlock, Pitman wrestling teams each earn dual wins

Turlock High's wrestling team continued its impressive streak of dual wins on Wednesday. The Bulldogs (3-0 CCC) defeated Buhach Colony High 51-18, marking their 22nd consecutive dual win of the season.

January 20, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Pitman orchestrates dramatic comeback in overtime win against Turlock

Pitman High's gym was packed Wednesday night as students, teachers and parents from both schools filled the stands to watch the Pride (4-1 CCC) and Bulldogs (3-2 CCC) face off. It was the second meeting of the season but the first league matchup for the two teams who entered the game in a three-way tie with Buhach Colony High for first place in the CCC.

January 19, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Turlock comes out on top; Missed shots foil Pitman’s chances at victory

It was a festival of fouls Tuesday night when the girls of Pitman High stepped onto the court in Bulldog Arena to face Turlock High. The Bulldogs (4-1 CCC) defeated the Pride (3-2 CCC) in their first meeting of the season 37-27, finishing second in the first round of CCC matchups.

January 17, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Stanislaus wraps up four game homestand

The men's and women's basketball teams at California State University, Stanislaus wrapped up a run of four straight home games Saturday night against Cal State Dominguez Hills. The men's team played a close game, winning by the nail biting score of 59-58. Stanislaus' women also beat Dominguez Hills in a close matchup, defeating the Toros 57-53.

January 17, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | College


NFL predictions — take two

So, my earlier predictions did not exactly pan out.

January 17, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Sports Columns


Turlock falls to Cougars at home

Turlock High had a rough outing against Golden Valley High Friday night. The Bulldogs (3-1 CCC) struggled to hit their stride as the Cougars (3-1 CCC) handed them their first league loss by a score of 65-38.

January 13, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


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D1 Champions: Pitman volleyball beats Pleasant Grove in five games

Pitman High volleyball etched a place for itself in Sac-Joaquin Section history Friday night with its first ever Division I championship victory.

November 22, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


All-Stars ready to compete

Close to 100 water polo athletes gathered in the waters of the Steve Feaver Aquatics Center last year for the first annual North vs. South High School Senior All-Star Game. The inaugural event featured eight teams and four matches and turned longtime opponents into teammates for one final high school competition.

November 20, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


Pitman volleyball headed to championships

Pitman High is headed to the CIF Division I Sac-Joaquin Section championship match for the first time ever after Tuesday's 3-1 (19-25, 25-14, 25-13 and 25-20) victory over St. Francis High of Sacramento.

November 18, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


First round heartbreak: Turlock falls two points short to Tracy

It was déjà vu for the Bulldogs of Turlock High when they traveled to Tracy High for the first round of the CIF Division I Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. As was the case when the two Bulldog teams met in week 5, Turlock found itself just two points shy of victory after a failed two-point conversion attempt cemented a final score of 21-19

November 14, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Turlock FC Stingers win league title

The girls of the Turlock FC Stingers U12 team won their first league title last Sunday with their first place finish in the NorCal Fall League after defeating Merced Atlas.

November 14, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | Youth


Pride beat Rams in five

Pitman High was pushed to its limits Thursday night in the second round of the CIF Division I Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs against St. Mary's High. After uncharacteristically dropping the first set to the Rams, the Pride bounced back and battled to five sets for only the second time all season.

November 13, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


Turlock's Victoria Larsen signs with Fresno Pacific

A day after ending her high school volleyball career with a close playoff loss to Lincoln High, Turlock High's Victoria Larsen inked the beginning of a new chapter in her life when she signed her national letter of intent to play for Fresno Pacific University.

November 13, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


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