Tim Huber of Turlock holds up a white sturgeon he recently caught in Martinez with fellow fishing partners Mike Lopes and Bob Vierra, who netted the catch while Huber reeled it in. Huber, 52, has been fishing most of his life and said it took about 45 minutes to land the fish, which is 85 pounds and 65 inches long.
In January many look to the slopes for holiday and family fun. The latest ski report from Dodge Ridge includes 10 inches of new snowfall over the last two days. Bear Valley opened on Dec. 26 with limited terrain available, and First Tracks will open today.
One day, Dave Morgan was watching his Denair High boys basketball players hold a free-throw contest. Even in this supposedly fun activity, he became frustrated that they weren't sinking enough shots - so much so that he barked to his players, "Gimme that thing!"
Dave Morgan, one of the most successful boys basketball coaches in state history who guided Denair High to a section title in 1990, died on Monday. He was 89.
Turlock High graduate Tom Mendonca will be close to home once again, as his Bakersfield Blaze will open the North Division playoffs against the Modesto Nuts at John Thurman Field starting today at 7:05 p.m. in the best-of-three series.
Everyone expected Tom Brandstater's first NFL start on Thursday night to be exciting, but the Turlock High graduate made people's jaws drop.
The Denver Broncos quarterback situation is a mess, which is a good thing for Tom Brandstater. The sixth-round pick out of Fresno State was only supposed to be this season's third-string quarterback, an NFL rookie who would carry a clipboard and headset while learning the playbook on the sidelines. But a series of unexpected events has created a dream situation for the Turlock High graduate. He hopes to start on opening day. Of course, a ...
MODESTO - Tom Mendonca was not in a rush to go anywhere. And, he thought, it can't get any better than this. Mendonca was living his dream Thursday night, playing in a professional baseball game. What made it special was that he was doing it in front of some very familiar faces at John Thurman Field, as he suited up for the first time for the Bakersfield Blaze of the California League in a contest ...
It's back to football for Kevin Kramer. But the Turlock High junior enters the upcoming season with heavy jewelry after he was a major contributor in the Under-16 U.S. National Baseball Team's gold medal run. The Americans beat Cuba 7-6 in the title game of the World Youth Baseball Championships at Intercontinental Stadium in Taichung, Taiwan, on Sunday night. The U.S. has now won four straight international gold medals, owning a 31-0 record during that ...
On Saturday night, Denver Broncos rookie quarterback and former Turlock High standout Tom Brandstater wasn't restricted to the sidelines for three hours, as he was a week earlier. He finally got his chance to play in an NFL game, this one against the Seattle Seahawks at Qwest Field in preseason action.
Scotsman Dario Franchitti (#10 Target Ganassi Racing) used his starting position on the pole to maximum advantage by leading wire-to-wire for the victory in Sunday's IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Sonoma on the tough 12-turn, 2.303-mile road course at Infineon Raceway.
Things were looking bleak for the 16-under U.S. National players, who found themselves in a rather deep hole against the Chinese Taipei baseball team.
SAN FRANCISCO - There is no way to know for sure what Tom Brandstater would have done with the football Friday night.
Quad Drag Results from Aug. 5 Quad Beg. 310+ Race A: 1st, Randy Avery, Modesto; 2nd, Brian Taylor, Modesto; 3rd, Jose Navarro, Turlock. Quad Beg. 310+ Race B: 1st, Roberto Muniz, Winton; 2nd, Jeremy England, Oakdale; 3rd, Rafael Muniz, Winton. Quad Beg. 310+ Race C: 1st, Ethan Baker, Turlock; 2nd, Spencer Rose, Waterford; 3rd, Paul Hester, Ceres. Quad Beg. 310+ Race D: 1st, Mark Anthony Tovar, Livingston; 2nd, Jose Mendoza, Turlock; 3rd, Ryan White, Hilmar. ...
Stanislaus County Fair Motocross Results From Aug. 8 +40 Int/Exp Rider: 1st, Dr. Taylor Marcell of Turlock; 2nd, Loren J. Giroux of Turlock. 4-Stroke Amateur Rider: 1st Brian Caetano of Turlock; 2nd, Chris Arroyo of Modesto; 3rd, Ryan Jackson of Turlock. 65cc Novice Rider: 1st, Zach Darnley of Fresno; 2nd, Gage Herrin of Hickman; 3rd, Isaac Franco of Turlock. 65cc Beginner Rider: 1st, Cyrus Fonseca of Gustine; 2nd Devin-Sticks Petitt of ...
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.
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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.
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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.