Five area wrestlers competed in the CIF State Championships in Bakersfield last weekend and all of them came back to Turlock with plenty of stories to tell. But none returned with the ultimate story.
The Turlock Christian girls basketball team ended their season with a 36-74 loss to St. Joseph Notre Dame of Alameda Tuesday evening, making their exit from the first round of the 2010 California Interscholastic Federation Division V State Championship.
OAKLAND - There were dunks almost on command. There was a 3-point showcase by various shooters. And there was athleticism the Turlock High boys basketball players rarely, if ever, witnessed and competed against back home.
The 16-under U.S. National Team is showcasing its dominance in the World Youth Baseball Championships in Taichung, Taiwan. It's been convincing win after convincing win.
The Modesto-Stanislaus 18-under water polo players and coaches had a number of things they wanted to achieve this season. For the most part, they were successful.
Imagine if you were told to think and do just one thing, with just a 50-percent chance of making it all worthwhile.
Kevin Kramer had a good-enough showing at the USA Baseball trials to make the cut for the U16 National Team late Friday night.
In a game filled with highlights, Turlock High junior Kevin Kramer managed to make his mark.
Local junior golfers and sisters Esther and Kathleen Rojas have been picked to play in the Walmart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach in California, an official PGA Champions Tour event, during Labor Day weekend.
A pair of Turlock High wrestlers competed in a national tournament recently and both ended their trip with good results.
HUGHSON - Therion Gregory jogged to the sidelines of the Hughson High football stadium, and took a couple sips of water. He looked back at the field and didn't see very much purple.
The pressure was on. Players from the Turlock High and Turlock Christian High football teams were competing against each other in 7-on-7 football under the hot sun Monday afternoon at Joe Debely Stadium, while a couple dozen people watched from the stands. Players knew this was one of a few chances in the summer to showcase their potential before the fall season.
OAKDALE - It was an ideal way to start.
All the boys had left to do was run another 400 meters. This was what James Peterson, the new Turlock High football coach, wanted in order to successfully conclude the voluntary summer workout at Joe Debely Stadium on a warm Tuesday morning.
The Hilmar High Yellowjackets put up quite a fight on their home field Friday, but couldn't hold off the Sonora High offense, which scored the tie-breaking touchdown in the final seconds of an overtime game.
Clovis West High entered Joe Debely Stadium as if it were its home turf Friday night, showcasing a brand of confidence against underdog Turlock High that is typically reserved for champions.
Delhi senior Hayden Steger led the ground game for the Hawks after rushing for 110 yards and scoring two touchdowns in Friday's 41-0 win over Riverbank after controlling the pace from start to finish.
Denair High returns to winner's column
The Pitman Pride water polo teams gave Sonora High School a run for their money during a preseason matchup at Pitman High School's pool Tuesday afternoon with both varsity and junior varsity teams taking the win.
Turlock High's water polo program saw mixed results on Tuesday in the Bulldogs' preseason opener against Modesto High.
Four second half goals from the Delhi High soccer team proved to be enough against Hilmar in Monday's non-league contest as the Hawks trounced the Yellowjackets 4-2.
Hilmar High's golf team hosted its annual Yellowjacket Invitational Monday morning at the Stevinson Ranch Golf Club where the 'Jackets finished 6th in team rankings out of an 11-team field.
For the first time in school history, the Pitman High volleyball team won the Golden Valley tournament. The Pride continued their success on Monday after trouncing Oakdale in straight sets (25-9, 25-14, 25-15).
It's cliché, but when it comes to football the team that commits the most errors typically ends up on the losing side of the scoreboard, especially when it's a neck and neck competition.
The Delhi High boys soccer team went into Friday's home contest on a high note, coming off a 2-1 road victory over Pacheco on Wednesday. Two days made a lot of difference, however, as the Hawks were unable to make it into the net and fell to the visiting Livingston squad, 1-0.
It was a battle of last year's section runner-ups in San Benito and Hilmar High on Friday night.
Q. This is your third year as a varsity starter. How do you feel you've grown as a volleyball player over the past three years?
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