Before returning to Friday night lights in the 2015 preseason, Turlock, Hilmar and Los Banos varsity football teams met on Saturday for a final three-team scrimmage.
Just 13 days before their regular season match on the court, Turlock and Hilmar high volleyball teams met for a scrimmage on Tuesday afternoon, looking for a leg-up before real competition begins.
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.
The Turlock (2-2) varsity girls water polo team came away with 19 steals in Tuesday's first meeting of the season against crosstown rivals, Pitman ...
Turlock's varsity boys water polo team came out ready to play on Tuesday night when they faced off against their crosstown rivals in Pitman ...
Turlock (20-2) High's varsity volleyball team accomplished a feat on Monday that had not be reached in over a decade.
On a cool and windy Saturday night, Pitman and Turlock High squared off on the pitch in both teams' first Central California Conference matchup of ...
Denair High hosted the Mariposa County Grizzlies on Friday night and was unable to come away with a victory after Mariposa's strong first half.
Pitman (3-2) senior running back Blake McBay rushed for 172 yards on 22 carries and a score and the Pride steamrolled through North Salinas High ...
After a scoreless first half at home on Tuesday, head coach Louie Bettencourt strung together some moving words for his Hilmar High varsity boys soccer ...
Both Turlock and Pitman tennis teams were 4-0 before Tuesday's league showdown, but only one team left undefeated in the Central California Conference matchup.
Head coach James Peterson and his Turlock Bulldogs felt like it was their time on Friday when they traveled to Tracy High to take on ...
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