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Girls golf teams swing into action

Heading into the 2010 girls golf season, Hilmar High, Pitman High and Turlock High all have unique storylines.

August 17, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Area football teams officially work toward 2010 season

Some of the players have thought about this moment since November 2009, when their coaches instructed them to turn in their gear for the season and the returners couldn't help but look ahead. A lot of them continued to think about the moment when they were in the weight room sweating it out and making their biceps and legs bigger, and when they were competing in various passing leagues.But now …"The long wait is over," Pitman coach Brandon Harris said.Yes, football season is here. Though the first game isn't until three Friday nights from now, all ...

August 10, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


2 local cowboys set to compete in team roping at nationals

Once the steer is released, Matt Costa and Case Hirdes know they can't make any excuses. High expectations surround them pretty much everywhere they go. But especially when the two teenage cowboys are on their horses and they're trying to tie down a relentless animal.

July 16, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Wheeland selected as one of state's best

He dominated batters like no other in the Central California Conference, leading the Turlock High baseball team to one its best seasons in recent history in 2010. No one was able to stop Vince Wheeland judging by his 13-0 record, which was the best reported mark in California.

July 16, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


TC eager to start season, bounce back from last year’s finale heartbreak

This is the third part in a series that will run throughout the summer, highlighting the different ways local high school football teams are preparing for the upcoming season.

July 06, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Pitman football lovin' summer workouts

About an hour before practice was supposed to end, the Pitman High football players were slowly making their way home. Their backpacks were slung over their shoulders, while some of them were holding onto their workout shoes. All of them appeared in good spirits.

June 26, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Bulldogs' effort to erase winless season begins in weight room

This is the first part in a series that will run throughout the summer, highlighting the different ways local high school football teams are preparing for the upcoming season.

June 22, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Pitman grad’s hard work ends with athletic scholarship

Over the years Laura Aronson has competed in a variety sports such as track and basketball, but she kept running back to one particular sport, even when she was told she wasn't always tall enough or good enough.

June 22, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Denair, Hilmar, Turlock grads to participate in all-star football gathering

Before this week, it's likely that the participants in the 25th Annual North/South Rotary All-Star game had not touched a football or wore helmets and pads for months. But they'll have to adjust quickly, especially a number of area players.

June 22, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Taking center stage

Recent Pitman High graduate Ethan Alvares played in the 37th Lions All-Star Football Classic at the University of Pacific's Stagg Memorial Stadium in Stockton on Saturday night in front of hundreds of supporters. Alvares, the South's starting center, was the only local player to participate in the prestigious event, as his team suffered a close 15-14 loss to the North team in the final minutes.

June 22, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Pitman's Alvares to end high school football career with all-star appearance

With sweat dripping across his face on a warm Friday morning, Ethan Alvares walked off a makeshift practice football field at Cal State Stanislaus with his helmet in hand. He greeted his grandfather - who appeared to be the only spectator in attendance - before grabbing his stuff and leaving.

June 18, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Locals to play in today's all-star contest at Stanislaus

A group of area baseball players will be featured in today's inaugural Merced-Stanislaus All-Star Game at Cal State Stanislaus at 3 p.m.

June 18, 2010 | Staff Reports Turlock Journal | High School Sports


Locals represented at all-star baseball games

MODESTO - On Saturday, visitors of John Thurman Field purchased programs that read the 2010 Modesto Sunrise Rotary Baseball Classic: 21st Annual High School All-Star Baseball Game. The purpose of the game was to gather all the best high school juniors and seniors from cities such as Turlock, Waterford, Modesto and Denair. Usually, the games aren't meant to be serious.

June 15, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Hilmar striker gets her shot at college ball

Not too long ago, Hilmar High's Haylee Bettencourt was content on moving more than 100 miles away from her family and friends to chase her college soccer dreams at UC Davis, a program with a coaching staff that didn't know what she was capable of.

June 11, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


Sanders lands historic mark

Before his biggest high school sports moment, Pitman High senior Markus Sanders had to get away.

June 08, 2010 | Chhun Sun | High School Sports


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Second half comeback lifts Pride over Knights

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.

August 30, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports


Bulldogs hold on for win against Enochs in 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.

August 30, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports


Coyotes volleyball seeks a better year

Denair's volleyball team has been through a rough patch the last three years, but 2014 is a whole new season.

August 26, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports


Hilmar golf looks to make it four out of five

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.

August 26, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports


Bulldogs water polo ready to compete in 2014

It was a bit of a struggling season in 2013 for both boys and girls Turlock High water polo squads.

August 19, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports


Cross country teams chase title dreams

The 2014 season is here, and Turlock and Pitman's cross country teams have been preparing for the start of the new season in the always competitive Central California Conference.

August 19, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports


Turlock golf looks to continue winning ways

Turlock High has dominated girls golf in the Central California Conference over the past decade, capturing the previous 10 CCC titles, including last year's title, but don't count out Pitman for the 2014 season.

August 19, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports


Pride reboots for better year in the pool

The boys and girls water polo squads of Pitman High are ready to put the past behind them and start fresh in 2014.

August 19, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports


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