The Turlock Golden Eagles summer basketball program began their season on Wednesday at William Jessup University in Rocklin where over eight teams competed, with the Eagles squaring off in two games as they ended the day even at 1-1.
Pitman High was well represented during this year's CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track and Field Trials and Finals on Thursday and Friday at Elk Grove High School as at least eight of its 12 qualifying athletes finished in the top 14 of their respective events.
Nineteen local athletes competed in the Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Track and Field trials this week at Elk Grove High, with Turlock sending seven athletes across five events and Pitman with 12.
The Division IV-V Track and Field finals concluded on Thursday after small school athletes ran, jumped and hurdled their best at California State University, Stanislaus' Warrior Field.
The Central California Conference track and field championships were dominated by host schools Pitman and Turlock on Saturday. Turlock and Pitman both combined for nine first place finishes, with the Pride tallying six and the Bulldogs coming away with three in a day that saw both Turlock squads shine.
The Turlock High baseball team did something that they have failed to do in three of the past four seasons-beat St. Mary's in the playoffs-and on Monday history was made for the Bulldogs in the quarterfinal round of the Division I South CIF Sac-Joaquin bracket.
Teo Chiesa will soon be playing golf at the collegiate level, as the Turlock High student signed a letter of intent for California State University, Bakersfield and its Division I program.
Coming off a historic win for Pitman softball, the Pride were confident going into the second round of the Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin section playoffs. But Vacaville, the fifth ranked team in California, was able to play mistake free while Pitman's six errors led to a 9-0 loss.
The past two years have been Turlock baseball's time to shine and Thursday's Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin Section round two playoff game against Lodi was no exception. Despite a rocky start on the mound, the Bulldogs pulled off a 9-3 win over the Flames, securing a spot in the quarterfinals.
Delhi High's softball team is on to the quarterfinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI softball tournament after Thursday's 13-2, first round playoff win over Woodland Christian High. The Hawks ravaged the Cardinals of the Central Valley California League with a one-two punch from the plate and pitcher's mound as Briana Lopez and Alyssa Stockton applied a steady stream of pressure through the game's five innings.
The Southern Athletic League track and field championships took place at Mariposa High Wednesday afternoon under the bright, hot summer sun with temperatures close to the triple digit mark.
The Pitman Pride softball team has done something they have never done before in school history-win a postseason game-after failing to do so in the previous four appearances.
Local high school golfers took their final swings of the 2014 season in Monday's Masters Tournament at the Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton with the ambition to reach the Northern California Tournament, but it was not to be.
The Turlock High boys tennis team's successful season came to an end on Monday, in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinal match against a visiting Armijo High team.
Pitman High entered Friday's home game against Downey High with a team characterized by its youth. With only two returning starters from last year's squad and the bulk of its roster comprised of juniors, the Pride knew that the Knights, back-to-back winners of the Modesto Metro Conference title, would be a difficult challenge to overcome in their season opener.
Turlock High began the 2014 football season the way every team hopes to -with a win. The Bulldogs traveled to Modesto to face Enochs High and came home with a tight 25-20 victory.
Denair's volleyball team has been through a rough patch the last three years, but 2014 is a whole new season.
Ty Pettigrew's girls golf squad has won three of the last four Valley Foothill League titles, and the Hilmar Lady Yellowjackets are looking to make it four out of five after the 2014 year concludes.
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