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TC falls to Brookside in championship game

After overcoming rival Ripon Christian High in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section semifinals on Wednesday, Turlock Christian fell to Brookside Christian High in the Division V Championship game 63-51 on Friday. The Eagles (26-3 overall) and Knights (25-4 overall) played a practically even game but Brookside pulled away midway through the fourth quarter to win its first section championship.

March 02, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Turlock’s top four head to Bakersfield

In the last two years Turlock High has only taken two wrestlers to the State Tournament but this year the Bulldogs will be four strong in Bakersfield. After a season that saw Turlock record 25 straight dual wins and place fifth at Masters, the Bulldogs are now in a position to walk away with multiple state medals, despite the fact they entered this season with no state returners.

February 29, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Turlock, Pitman swinging for CCC title

Grab your peanuts and Cracker Jacks folks; it's time for baseball in the Valley. Turlock and Pitman high's players are swinging their bats and warming up their arms in preparation for the 2012 season. The Bulldogs and Pride are projected to be teams to beat in the Central California Conference alongside Buhach Colony High and Merced High in what is sure to be an exciting season for players and fans alike.

February 29, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Local athletes take next step

Four local standouts -in football, wrestling and soccer - signed letters of intent to play at the collegiate level this week.

February 29, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Eagles, Knights set to clash — again — in semi final

Turlock Christian High is just one game away from the Sac-Joaquin Division V Section Championship after a 61-42 victory over Central Catholic High on Thursday.

February 24, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Masters: Turlock boasts four state qualifiers; Hilmar medals one

Turlock High's success on the mat continued at the Masters Tournament this past Thursday and Friday. The Bulldogs finished in fifth place as a team and had five wrestlers earn medals, four of which will continue on to the State Tournament next weekend.

February 24, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Huskies outplay the Pride

Pitman High missed its shot, literally and figuratively, against Sheldon High on Wednesday night. The Pride met the Huskies in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Division I Section Playoffs in what became a catch-up game. Sheldon won handedly 78-43.

February 24, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Bulldogs can’t match the Wildcats

Turlock High's 2011-12 boys basketball season officially ended Wednesday night at Franklin High. The Wildcats (22-5 overall) thwarted the Bulldogs' (15-13 overall) post season aspirations for the third year in a row with a 61-37 victory in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Division I Section Playoffs.

February 24, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Local angler looks to reel in the big bucks at Bassmaster Classic

Ish Monroe has been fishing practically his entire life. As the Hughsonite grew up, joined the workforce and enrolled in college he would still turn to his favorite passtime to relax. The simple act of throwing a line in the water from his boat was enough to make him happy.

February 24, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | Sports Professional


Playoff Time

Turlock and Pitman High had two goals coming into this season; win the Central California Conference championship and make playoffs.

February 21, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


Taking it to the mat

The Division I South Wrestling Championships belonged to Turlock High this year. The Bulldogs pulled out one of their best divisional performances in school history with their first place finish of 225 team points, more than a hundred points ahead of second place McNair High.

February 21, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


Pitman and Denair’s girls come up short in playoffs

Pitman High's postseason ended before it really began on Monday when the Pride (13-15 overall) faced Chavez High of Stockton. The Titans (16-11 overall) took advantage of a low energy Pitman team that struggled to find the basket, winning the out bracket game 51-44.

February 21, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


Pitman upsets Buhach Colony

Pitman High's boys finished off their season with a 55-50 upset over Buhach Colony High Wednseday night. The Thunder (9-5 CCC) arrived at Pitman's gym tied with Turlock in the CCC but a determined Pride (8-7 CCC) team knocked them down to third place and out of title contention.

February 18, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


TC claims Southern Crown again

The lady Eagles of Turlock Christian High earned their third consecutive Southern Conference title with Thursday's 76-31 victory over Waterford High. TC once again hit the court without Halie Bergman but the trio of Rebekah Muller (22 points), Natalie Snyder (22 points), and Marly Burton (15 points) stepped up to help the Eagles close out conference play decidedly. Muller and Burton also controlled the boards on defense, recording fifteen and fourteen rebounds respectively.

February 18, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


Turlock boys take second; eye playoffs.

Turlock High had the CCC title within its grasp when they hosted Golden Valley High on Wednesday in the final league game of the season. After five emotionally driven victories the Bulldogs (10-5 CCC) were unable to match Golden Valley's intensity, falling to the Cougars (11-3 CCC) for the third time this year, 61-37.

February 18, 2012 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


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Pitman still perfect in CCC

Three days after five of its wrestlers placed in the top-six at Midcals, Pitman High was back on the mat for a Tuesday night dual with Central California Conference foe Buhach Colony High. The Thunder entered the dual with only one league loss, a one-point defeat at the hands of Golden Valley High, and an aim to blemish Pitman's perfect CCC record.

January 27, 2015 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Coyotes in position to challenge for share of league title

Denair High's wrestling team has once again gained control if its destiny with Wednesday's 57-18 win over Delhi High. Having lost their first dual of the season to Waterford High, the Coyotes (2-1 SAL) were pleased to find out that the Wildcats were handed their first league loss by Mariposa High on Wednesday. Denair is now in position to claim a share of the Southern Athletic League Championship if it can beat Mariposa when the two schools meet next week.

January 22, 2015 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


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