Like most places in the Central Valley last week, Turlock was hit with a relentless heat wave with the temperatures reaching triple digits. Luckily for the Pitman High football team, the Pride had the week off.
MODESTO - In no way does 7-on-7 football compete with the real thing.
Local golfers Kathleen Rojas and Ester Rojas will continue to compete in this weekend's Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an event that allows the two Turlock Christian High products an opportunity to play alongside professionals.
MODESTO - On Saturday, John Thurman Field, home of the Modesto Nuts, was covered with Turlock baseball products. Occasionally, the field and dugout had Turlock influences. And the stands, especially during the large-school game, were packed with Turlock supporters.
It's no secret that many of the Pitman High and Turlock High athletes are friends, despite their crosstown rivalry. Some of them played on the same youth sports teams or grew up in the same neighborhoods.
The Rojas sisters are back at it again. Two of the faces of Turlock Christian golf will make a return to the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach and Del Monte golf courses on July 8-10 - an event that pairs up junior golfers with PGA Champions Tour players. Both Kathleen and Esther Rojas participated in the same competition two years ago, with ...
With Turlock High and Pitman High players overtaking the large-school roster in today's other half of the 22nd Stanislaus County All-Star Baseball Classic at John Thurman Field in Modesto, schools like Denair High and Turlock Christian High are also making an imprint in the small-school game.
Once again, the Hirdes clan adds another state rodeo title. This is the family's eighth one, to be exact.
Fifteen baseball players from the Turlock area will participate in Saturday's Modesto Sunrise Rotary Classic at John Thurman Field in Modesto. Pitman High and Turlock High each have five players in the large-school game at 7:05 p.m., while Denair High and Turlock Christian combine for five players for the small-school game at 3:05 p.m.
Now that the Central California Lions All-Star Football Game is over, it's time for another all-star gathering.
STOCKTON - The James Peterson-coached South team looked ripe for a comeback against the North in the 38th annual Central California Lions All-Star Football Game on Saturday night at the University of Pacific's Stagg Memorial Stadium. Three straight turnovers, including a late-game interception, spelled down for Peterson, the Turlock High coach, and his all-stars in a 21-6 loss.
In 2010, the Hilmar High football team's preseason looked like a prank of some sort, considering the amount of upper-division schools built into a small-school schedule - perhaps made for disaster. Beyer High, Ceres High, Enochs High and Buhach Colony High all made Hilmar's warm-up games before the regular season the toughest in school history.
The thought still gnaws at Turlock High football coach James Peterson, like a pesky bug.
Ricky Fuentes, who ran, caught and threw for the Turlock High football team last season, isn't afraid to admit that he has failed.
By the end of the second round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday, 931 players from across the country had their names called.
There's an old adage in football: defense wins championships. Hilmar High is eager to see if those words ring true in today's Division IV Sac-Joaquin Section championship game against Central Catholic High. The Yellowjackets enter their second section title game in the past three years with a perfect 13-0 record, a feat due in large part to a dominant defensive unit that has allowed an average of 9.8 points a game. But ...
It was the most successful season a Hilmar High volleyball team has ever had. Unfortunately, the Yellowjackets' historic run came to an end on Saturday in the second round of the CIF Division-IV state championship tournament. The 'Jackets were off their rhythm from the start and it wasn't until the third game that they began to get in any groove, but by then it was too little too late as they faltered to ...
Hilmar High is headed to Sacramento. Two years removed from their last Division IV Sac-Joaquin Section title appearance, the Yellowjackets are back in the big game after a thrilling 19-15 victory over Center High on Friday. With the semi-final win, Hilmar broke the school record for most wins with its 13-0 record and cemented a championship matchup with Central Catholic High-a rematch from the 2008 season. "It's special because these kids ...
CCC MVP – Lindsey Vander Weide, Pitman (third year in a row a Pitman athlete has earned this honor: 2012 - Sierah Miller, 2011- Ashley Solis) CCC Setter of the Year – Maddy Halteman, Pitman (2 years in a row) CCC Coach of the Year – Kristen Pontes-Christian, Pitman (4 years in a row) ...
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