Sandra Tovar began her amateur boxing career at the tender age of 10. Just four years later, she's now a national champion after her first place finish in the Junior Female 110 pound division at the Elite and Youth National Championships and Junior Open in Kansas City, Missouri on Friday.
Chukchansi Park is the home of the Fresno Grizzlies and built to host baseball games, but on Oct. 23, knuckle balls and home runs where replaced with knuckled fists and gloved punches for the Golden State Championships boxing show.
For just the third time, the Turlock Seadogs summer recreational swimming program has completed an undefeated regular season after finishing the 2016 year with a perfect record heading into the Mid Valley Swim League Championships.
The Section 6 All-Star tournament began this past weekend for the Turlock American 11-year-old team who squared off against Morada on Sunday at Madison Park in Stockton in their opening contest that ended well by the conclusion of the day.
The Turlock Seadogs capped off their impressive penultimate meet of the season by capturing a victory over Ripon and Tracy on Saturday with a total score of 1,261, followed by Ripon with 1,186.5 and Tracy at 730.5.
The American 12-year-old All-Stars from Turlock absolutely dominated their run to a District 73 title and it started the same way the tournament began, with a win over their crosstown opponents, the Turlock Nationals, and ended in a 15-2 decision on Saturday at Julien Field.
The Turlock American 10-year-old All-Stars completed an American trifecta of District 73 titles on Sunday as they overcame their woes in the losers' bracket to beat out Los Banos in back-to-back games that ended in a lopsided score in both Championship finals.
The Turlock American 12s notched their second straight mercy-rule victory over Mariposa on Wednesday, in a game that ended with the Turlock team clinching a spot in the District 73 All-Star Championship final.
The Turlock American and Turlock National squads faced off in an elimination game for the 10-year-old District 73 All-Star tournament on Thursday night at Soderquist Field and the game proved to be a tight thriller until the closing innings.
The highly anticipated matchup between the Turlock American and Turlock National All-Star teams in the 12-year-old District 73 bracket resulted in a lopsided game that ended in a mercy-rule decision on Tuesday afternoon.