Kellen Ireland of Turlock has a dream that is unlike any student-athlete who comes out of the Valley. He has a dream of playing collegiate ice hockey. And not just any, he wants to play at the highest level.
It took Denair's Tony Silveira 16 years to win for the first time, but only one year to do it again as the veteran driver claimed his second consecutive victory in Monday's "Traditional Turmoil" Destruction Derby, presented by the Turlock Lions Club, in the Food Maxx Arena at the Stanislaus County Fair.
July 12, 2016|
BY DALE BOSOWSKI
They are calling it the "Summer of Soccer" and here is another reason why that statement holds true. Some of the most talented British soccer minds and coaches are coming to Turlock to help mold the next generation.
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after." (Henry David Thoreau) The longer that I've been fishing the more this quote has meant to me. Fishing has and will always be something that I seem to value more as time passes. I was reminded of this by my son last year. He asked to go fishing with me only. Our previous trips were with a friend or two. Admittedly, he's not as obsessed with fishing as I was at his age but he was obviously interested in spending ...
May 12, 2016|
BY JAROD BALLARDO
Cindy Kelley entered the world of CrossFit competition two years ago at the age of 49, taking what was essentially a healthy hobby and turning it into a goal-driven source of motivation. She finished eighth at her first Reebok CrossFit Games and second last year, but in the 2015 games, as part of the Women's 50-54 Division, Kelley trumped her past performances with an overall first place finish.
The Stanislaus County Fair is here and with it an anticipation for fried foods, rides, exhibits, musical performances and motor sports. Of all the entertainment options available during the fair's nine-day run, the single most popular event is undoubtedly the two-day Destruction Derby, scheduled for Monday and Tuesday and hosted by the Turlock Lions Club.
The 18-year-old Stanislaus Cardinals Babe Ruth baseball team ended its season with an early run in the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament. With the help of a pool of talented players from local schools including Turlock, Pitman and Hilmar High, the team is shaping up well and looking to surpass last season's success and eventually make the World Series.
The 48th Annual Outstanding Athlete Awards ceremony was held at the Sportsmen of Stanislaus Club in Modesto on Wednesday, bringing the best student and adult athletes Stanislaus County has to offer together for one night of recognition and fun.