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.
The Turlock Historical Society will host a replay of the "Big Game" of 1949 between the Turlock High Bulldogs and the Modesto High Panthers at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Berg Hall, Covenant Village, 2125 N. Olive Ave., Turlock.The event is free to the public, with light refreshments to be served.Afterward, there will be a group discussion about the rivalry game, as well as a chance to meet some of the former players.
September 07, 2010|
Several years ago I took a friend out fishing on the delta. He proceeded to catch the biggest bass of his life that day. Funny thing was that he just got back from a guided trip in Mexico for trophy bass. His biggest fish during his Mexico trip was half the size of the one he caught that day.
August 20, 2010|
BY JAROD BALLARDO
What most drivers would consider nightmare road conditions were just the ticket for area Mud Bog competitors at the last night of the Stanislaus County Fair on Sunday.The muddier the better was the mantra of those who put their four-wheel drives to the test in the knee-deep mud pits which took center stage in FoodMaxx Arena. The annual Mud Bog competition consisted of four categories: Rhino/Rangers, Local, Super Stock and Modified. The majority of drivers in the Local division brought their respective trucks and Jeeps out mainly for some dirty fun, with winning taking a back seat."It ...
This is a truth about humanity that no one can seem to deny: Whenever there's a car accident, nearby drivers and passengers can't help but break their necks to see what had happened.This is also true for demolition derby.But in this particular setting, there's no guilt involved for the spectators. Just a lot of cheering and hollering, encouraging the demolition drivers to smash to pieces whatever is closest to them. It was an undeniable scene Tuesday night at the FoodMaxx Arena, where the Stanislaus County Fair was wrapping up its second and final day of ...
MODESTO - Before the Central California State Tournament, Bobby Swedberg and his 16-to-18-year-old Modesto Babe Ruth baseball team had reasons to believe that they were going to easily skip past this round of action.
At the prestigious USA Volleyball National tournaments in Reno, Nev., which finished on July 1, six Turlock-area players - who qualified through Rage Volleyball in Ripon - made their marks, as one of the representatives went home with an individual recognition.