Juan Contreras never had much of a passion for track and field in high school. The former Delhi High Hawk primarily played football, but he was persuaded by then coach Matt Cabral to put his strength to use by throwing for the track team his sophomore year. Delhi's team was still growing at the time and any points were welcome.
For a program with over 1,000 wins, two national championships and numerous All-Americans over the course of its 48-year history, it's hard to do anything someone hasn't done before playing baseball at Cal State Stanislaus.
With all five players in the top 23 of the leader board, the Cal State Stanislaus men's golf team captured a victory at the Coyote Classic hosted by Cal State San Bernardino.
For the sixth time this season - and the second time in this series - the Cal State Stanislaus baseball was held scoreless on Sunday as the Warriors dropped the finale, 8-0, to Cal State East Bay.
Justin Charles capped a perfect day Friday with the perfect ending.
Austin Keaton was riding high in 2010. The former Pitman High standout had secured a roster spot with Culver-Stockton College's baseball program-his only scholarship offer-and was on his way to fulfilling his collegiate athletic dreams
Cal State Stanislaus' Marina Ghabbour set a school record in the mile run at Boise State's Jacksons Indoor Invitational to highlight the Warriors' day on Saturday.
The Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball team was not able to get much offense going for the second night in a row, this time against a hot team as Cal State Monterey Bay won 70-44 Saturday night.
It came down to the final moments of the game in a very tightly-contested battle - and the visiting Cal State Monterey Bay Otters ended up on top with a 78-74 win Saturday night at Fitzpatrick Arena.
An 11-0 run by Cal State L.A. in the middle of the second half turned the tide on Cal State Stanislaus as the Warriors dropped another close game this weekend, this time a 64-58 decision.
Briana Cotton found the right time to get hot Saturday night. Her long-range bombs, and Lauren Godde's 28-point night, propelled the Warriors to their first CCAA win of the season in a 72-65 victory over Sonoma State.
A late rally by the Warriors came up just a little shy of taking over the game as Sonoma State held on by making its free throws for a 70-67 decision Saturday night at Fitzpatrick Arena.
The 2011-12 women's basketball season was supposed to be a great opportunity for Camille Roberts. The recently graduated Turlock Bulldog had made her way onto Modesto Junior College's starting roster, fulfilling a dream 14 years in the making, and was averaging 11 points a game as a freshman as she worked to draw the attention of four year universities.
Turlock Christian went two for three at this year's West Coast Jamboree in Dublin. Competing in the Onyx Division, the Eagles earned a first day win over McKinleyville High, 48-44, fell short against International High on Friday 59-32, and bounced back against Berean Christian on Saturday to earn their 10th win in 11 games with a 48-45 victory.
The Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball team picked up its first win of the season just before the Warriors turned the calendar as they beat Holy Names, 68-61, Saturday night.
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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