Last spring, former Pitman High pitcher Nathan Gonzalez got what can be considered as an "unofficial visit" to Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo. But there was a twist: He was throwing for St. Mary's College of California in Moraga at the time.
At Hilmar High, Nate Costa did a lot of big things with the football. He was the quarterback who earned all-state selection three times and led the Yellowjackets to the conference championship in 2005, when Hilmar posted a 12-1 record.
After winning their only two exhibition games and having a two-week break, the Stanislaus women's basketball players will be back on the court and playing in their first regular-season contest on Friday.
At this point in the season, with two exhibition wins under their belts and the next game not until after Thanksgiving, the Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball players and coaches are playing the waiting game. They're eagerly awaiting to hear if the NCAA will approve three transfers who could possibly change everything this season.
This week, the top men's and women's teams from the California Collegiate Athletic Association will meet at Warrior Stadium for the league's annual tournament. Unfortunately, the home teams - the Cal State Stanislaus men and women - will not participate.
The Cal State Stanislaus men's golf team scored a 289 at the weather-shortened Sonoma State Invitational at the Santa Rosa Golf Course on Tuesday, enough to move up three spots from the previous day to place fifth in the team standings.