UC Merced named John Sykes as the men's basketball coach and Allen McCreary as women's volleyball coach, the school announced Tuesday. They are the first coaching hires in the NAIA era, which begins in the fall.
The Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars were announced by the GCAA last week and Cal State Stanislaus junior Teddy Schrier was one of 49 golfers in Division II to be selected.
The University of California Merced Golden Bobcats recently released its first official varsity athletic schedule.
Of the 451 student-athletes named California Collegiate Athletic Association All-Academic for the 2010-11 year, 35 of them are from Cal State Stanislaus. The list was released Tuesday.
For the third consecutive year, Cal State Stanislaus has been named the host of the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men's and Women's Soccer Championships, conference commissioner Robert J. Hiegert announced Tuesday.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its postseason awards recently and the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors are well represented on its lists - for both athletic and academic accomplishments.
At the high school level, pitcher Vince Wheeland was a walking definition of the word "dominant." He had the size, the arm and the velocity to make batters think their time inside the batter's box was a short one.
After serving as an assistant coach for a professional club soccer team in South Africa, Morgan Cathey will join the coaching staff of the Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer in the fall to strengthen the Warriors' recent success.
Former Cal State Stanislaus pitcher Dakota Watts has been added to the South Division squad for the 2011 Florida State League All-Star Game, representing the Fort Myers Miracle of the High-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.
For the second straight year, Trevor Blair made the Division II PING All-America team as an honorable mention selection.
Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer coach Dana Taylor announced Friday that Paul Lekics has stepped down from his assistant coaching position to return to the Midwest for a coaching gig with the FCX Soccer Club in Barrington, Ill. Lekics was with the Warriors for two seasons.
Andrew Stueve, who recently wrapped up a stellar season with Cal State Stanislaus baseball, has signed a free agent contract with the Kansas City Royals.
Former Cal State Stanislaus baseball standout Marquis Fleming has been named a 2011 Southern League All-Star. Fleming - a pitcher for the Montgomery (Alabama) Biscuits, the Class AA affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays of the MLB - will play for the South Division on June 21 at Pringles Park in Jackson, Tenn.
Turlockers Matt Costa and Jeffrey Larson will compete in team roping in next week's College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., with the event taking place at the Casper Events Center from Monday to June 19. What's at stake? National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association titles and scholarships.
Today at Willow Bridge Books in Oakhurst, George Takata will hold a book signing from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. to promote his new children's book, "TimeOut's Great Baseball Adventure: How Fresno State's Favorite Bulldog Helped the Diamond Dogs Win the College World Series," which tells the story of the Fresno State baseball team's greatest triumph through the eyes of its mascot, TimeOut. That campaign, which took place in 2008, was led by Turlock High graduate Tommy Mendonca, the tournament's Most Outstanding Player.
The Journal tracked down Turlock High graduate and former Bulldog basketball standout Travis Souza fresh off his final game for the University of California, Irvine, where he made school history. Here's what Souza had to say:
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