Turlock's love of football came long before Tom Brandstater and Colin Kaepernick went from hometown heroes to NFL quarterbacks. Turlock native and former sports editor Richard Paolinelli knows in high school football, every fourth quarter comeback, rivalry matchup and playoff run is important to the players and fans. Paolinelli pays tribute to Turlock's Friday night warriors in his new book "From the Fields: A History of Prep Football in Turlock."
Turlock and Pitman high cross country teams are already back in action and looking forward to improving on last year's results in a competitive Central California Conference.
After resurrecting the program at Hilmar High back in 2009, head coach Howie Tremble has been gradually working towards improving and growing the team. His efforts have paid off and this year's Yellowjacket roster is almost double last year's team.
It was a respective one-two finish in the Central California Conference last season for Pitman and Turlock High's volleyball teams.
For the last three seasons, the Hilmar High varsity volleyball team has consistently been one of the top programs in the area.
The Turlock Christian High varsity volleyball team has been a dominant force in the playoffs over the last three years.
Denair and Delhi high schools have been waiting for the start of the 2015 volleyball season and an opportunity to compete for a Southern Athletic League title.
Local players made some big plays in Friday's 30th annual Rotary North v. South All Star football game at Veterans Stadium in Merced.
In his first year as an All-Star head coach, Pitman's John Acha led the West team that was filled with multiple Turlock representatives-seven to be exact-into the 26th annual Modesto Sunrise Rotary Baseball Classic for one final showdown of the year against the East team.
Andy Jennings of Turlock and Jason Foglia from Pitman High will be competing in the 42nd annual Central California Lions All-Star Football Game set for today.
Seven local players will join the West team under Pitman High coach John Acha at the Modesto Sunrise Rotary's 26th annual Stanislaus County High School All-Star Baseball Classic set for today.
Hilmar's Dani Olson and Pitman's Kiana Clay might go to different schools and compete in distinctive divisions but they have one thing in common-both reached the state trials for track and field this year at Buchanan High School on Friday.
Another Turlocker will soon get the chance to work coaching great Jim Harbaugh. Turlock Christian football coach Jake Von Scherrer was selected to be one of 100 guest coaches from around the country to appear at the first annual Jim Harbaugh Michigan Wolverine Football Camp for High School.
Sergio Hernandez was known in the Southern Athletic League for the past three years as Delhi High's hard-hitting middle linebacker. He was a core component of the 2014 Hawks squad that made the playoffs for only the third time in school history. After Monday, however, Hernandez will also be remembered as the first football player in school history to receive an athletic scholarship with the singing of his letter of intent to play Division III football for Illinois College.
Local track and field athletes represented their respective schools well at the CIF Sac-Joaquin Master's trials and finals last Thursday and Friday, with top showings from Turlock, Hilmar and Pitman High.
Jaydon Williams of Turlock and Pitman High's Kaylin Randhawa are travel ball teammates outside of their respective high school basketball teams and they are ...
The high school basketball season ended nearly the same, but the journey taken by Kole Gaglio of Hilmar and Chance Browning of Delhi was very ...
Hilmar High's varsity boys volleyball team isn't having your typical inaugural season-they are winning a lot more than losing.
League play began this week for both the Turlock and Pitman High boys golf teams and the anticipation could not have been higher in the ...
Pitman and Turlock high's boys tennis teams each battled in the Central California Conference on Thursday, one notching a win and one a loss ...
The Turlock High softball team is off to the program's best start in over a decade after the Bulldogs defeated Buhach Colony 7-4 on ...
It's still early into the baseball season, but the Hilmar varsity squad seems to have finally picked up some momentum and gotten into their ...
League play kicked off on Wednesday for the Turlock Christian baseball team and the Eagles didn't disappoint when they hosted Stone Ridge Christian High ...
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