Turlock Youth Cheer is a key component to Saturday football games, raising the spirits of players and fans alike. But when the football season ends, their competitive season begins. This year, the Varsity TYC team finally brought home something they've been working towards for years - a National title.
Mya Sanchez is an expert at punting, passing and kicking a football. The Medeiros student will be making her fifth appearance on Sunday at the National level of the National Football League's Punt, Pass and Kick Championships after winning the 10-11 year old division in Sacramento.
Around this time last year, Brady House was gearing up for his third year of Pop Warner football with the Hughson Huskies while preparing for his national debut at the Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl in Florida.
The start of August means that football season has finally arrived and on Monday, the area's youngest football players laced up their cleats and put on their helmets to begin the intense week of conditioning to kickoff the 2015 campaign.
After powering through the District competition, the 11-year-old American All Star team moved into the Section 6 tournament with a chip on their shoulder after an early elimination the previous season.
The Turlock Seadogs have a history of winning. In fact, the summer swim program was riding a three-season win streak going into Saturday's meet against Ripon and Tracy. However, all good things must come to an end. In this case, it was at the hands of the Ripon Sea Lions.
After dispatching their National League counterparts in the first game of this year's District 73 10/11 All Star Tournament with the help of four homeruns, the Turlock American All Stars beat Atwater back-to-back on Friday and Monday to clinch the District 73 Championship.