The 15-year-old Stanislaus Cardinals Babe Ruth baseball team, which includes four players from Turlock and Pitman High, began its postseason play on Thursday night at Modesto Christian in the Babe Ruth district tournament with an 8-7 win in extra innings against Tracy.
Turlock's Sandra Tovar bounced back into the winner's column after a big loss last month at the Adidas National Tournament for boxing to win her recent fight in this past Saturday's Aleman's Independence Day Boxing Show in Fresno.
Hilmar volleyball star Emily Baptista picked up right where she left off after a historical sophomore year for the Yellowjackets, only this time it was a national setting as her 16-year-old Rage club captured gold at the Junior National Championships in the American division in Minneapolis, Minn.
The Turlock Seadogs swim team was able to notch a tight win against Tracy and Manteca in a tri-meet in Manteca last Saturday. This would be the closest match for the Seadogs all season long as they nudged out 1,477 points to Tracy's second place score of 1,470, with the Manteca Dolphins finishing last at 1,201.
Already with a medal in one division, the Ripon-based Rage Volleyball Club looked to continue the success and progress in the Junior National Championships in three different divisions with hopes of medaling again at any level.
For the second time this summer Turlock High basketball head coach Doug Cornfoot, Denair head coach RJ Henderson and California State University, Stanislaus basketball assistant head coach Ben Riley have put together a three day basketball camp for boys and girls ranging from the ages of 7-14 years-old. The camp will run July 8-10 at Turlock High.
The Ripon-based Rage volleyball club qualified five teams in five different divisions for the Junior Olympics beginning this week in Minneapolis, Minn. The Junior National Championship attracts nearly 9,500 volleyball players and over 20,000 spectators annually.