The goal is simple: Win state. It's a small wish for the Modesto Babe Ruth 16-18-year-old baseball team that ended last season in the most unexpected way. The players and coaches had one heck of a run - ending in the World Series title game in Newark, Ohio. Their dream season concluded with a crushing loss. Modesto, which boasted a number of athletes from the Turlock area at the high school and college levels, suffered ...
For some reason, Anthony Harding had a difficult time dodging people. But this time, he wasn't in his Fresno State football gear. He wasn't at Bulldog Stadium in front of thousands of people or somewhere in the country trying to reach the end zone.
Tom Mendonca's professional debut wasn't exactly noteworthy but he quickly made up for it the following day.
Little League Turlock American East 17, Los Banos National 1 In their first All-Stars game of the season, the Turlock American East players of the age 12 division of Little League provided a bevy of hits, runs and homers. Anthony Moreno led the charge by going 3-for-4 with two homers and five RBIs. He had support, however, as Christian Seja went 4-for-4 and Marcus Lopez finished 4-for-5 with a homer and three RBIs. David Lazar ...
When rocks turned into faces, I knew the end was near. They were glowing in the dark, soon after the light from our only flashlight ran across their ghostly stares.
Colin Kaepernick is one of the best pitchers in Pitman High history, but people around him knew he had other intentions when he was competing in Turlock. Football was his passion and he carried that with him to the University of Nevada - though he could have gotten a scholarship to play college baseball, according to one coach.
Sixteen teams weighed in five fish limits with most of those teams reporting catching less than eight keepers during the last event of the 2009 Anglers Choice Motherlode Semi-Pro Team season held on June 13 in a night tournament at Don Pedro.
Everything seems to be falling into place for Bradin Hagens, a local product that finished his sophomore season at Merced College with the school's first conference championship in 23 years.
There's no way anyone could have predicated that Tom Mendonca was going to be this good of a baseball player.
While Kim Corgiat was explaining the "rebranding" of Turlock Aquatic Club, the coach kept an eye on her swimmers, who were in the middle of a friendly competition toward the end of practice at the Pitman High pool. In this instance, swimming was not a task. It was a fun activity, and that's how Corgiat and her program want others to see it. "We're trying to have a lot more fun out here," ...
Turlock native Harry Boucher is using his love of swimming to spread the message that people with disabilities deserve to Live Without Limits. Boucher was inspired by his 7-year-old son, Max, to reach out to the public with his Live Without Limits campaign. Max was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when he was 2-years-old and uses a wheelchair and a walker to get around.
For Stanislaus County cowgirl Bailey Castello, 21, rodeo is in her blood. Her signature event is team roping and it's something that comes naturally for her. The Castello family has run a beef cattle ranch in Livermore for decades and as a child she learned the family business in the saddle with a rope in her hand.
Stanislaus County Fair, July 22
Stanislaus County Fair, July 24
Stanislaus County Fair, July 23
Stanislaus County Fair, July 19
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.
Stanislaus County Fair, July 16
Stanislaus County Fair, July 15
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Stanislaus County Fair, July 18
Sunday night's crowd at FoodMaxx Arena at the Stanislaus County Fair experienced two unique motorsports. One did damage on the ground, the other did it in the air.
The Cal State Stanislaus men's and women's soccer programs and the Turlock Youth Soccer Association are once again hosting a fun-filled community event to kick off the 2011 season.
The old men who walked into Latif's Restaurant on Friday morning were part of a standout bunch.