During the weekend, the Turlock Bulldogs were another of the varsity football teams in the Stanislaus District to compete in an organized scrimmage that was held at Inderkum High School in Sacramento with four total schools participating.
Saturday marked the unofficial kickoff for the 2016 high school football season as teams from across the Stanislaus District and beyond finally had the opportunity to go against another opponent in various scrimmages spread throughout the area.
Hilmar's varsity football team looks very capable of making 2016 a memorable year. This after the Yellowjackets kicked off their 2016 season with a scrimmage against a Division-I school in Los Banos High this past Saturday on the road.
The Turlock High varsity volleyball program is coming off its first league title in over a decade after finishing last season with an overall record of 32-10, including a draw with Pitman at 9-1 in the Central California Conference, which earned them the title of co-champs after winning in the finale at home.
It's hard to repeat as champions in any sport but the Pitman High varsity volleyball team knows a thing or two about winning. The Pride were back-to-back Section champions and the team looks just as poised and ready to repeat this year.
After more than a decade of overseeing Bulldog athletics, Anthony Belew has passed the baton of athletic director responsibilities to Mike Brown, a long time Turlock High cross country and track and field coach.
While the high school baseball season is still eight months away, soon-to-be Turlock High seniors Damon Treadwell and Tate Soderstrom haven't put down their mitts and bats, in fact the two standout Bulldogs have spent the summer striving to better their game.
In a few weeks, Julia Handy will start her junior year at Turlock High and ready for the upcoming prep volleyball season. The young setter, however, won't just be weighing the Central California Conference competition, she will also be looking to narrow down her future college prospects.