With the drop of the official's green flag "Traditional Turmoil," the first of two Turlock Lion's Club Annual Demolition Derbies, roared to life on Monday night in front of the packed to capacity grandstands in the Food Maxx Arena.
July 19, 2011|
BY DALE BOSOWSKI
Special to the Journal
The OBS Monarchs 12-and-under A Division Fastpitch Softball Team won the October Madness World Series Qualifier at Big League Dreams held Oct. 9-10. The team, which includes players from the Stockton, Manteca, Oakdale and Turlock area went 4-1-1 for the weekend. The Monarchs beat the Magnum Force in the championship game 5-2.
Ali Cox's decision to return to competitive rowing wasn't very sudden. It wasn't an epiphany waking her up from her sleep in the middle of the night. She wanted to make sure this was what she wanted to do again, and that she was ready for it.
They weren't as swift as they once were, but the passion was still there. The men who gathered during Saturday's warm morning at the Turlock Fitness & Racquet Club weren't going to back down from each other, evident by their hard serves and the playful trash-talking that was overheard.