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Guided by Pitman coach, Junior Olympic team makes nationals

It's safe to say that the girls of the Modesto-Stanislaus Water Polo Club, coached by Pitman High's Drew Clute, has been tested and that's one reason why the 18-under team is ready for the next challenge: the Junior Olympic national tournament.

July 05, 2011 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Former Stanislaus pitchers move up in minor leagues

Former Cal State Stanislaus pitchers Eric Cendejas and Dakota Watts were both promoted last week to Double-A teams within their respective organizations.

July 05, 2011 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Smith’s season ends at NorCals

For the second consecutive season, Paul Smith's golf season ended at the CIF Northern California Boys Golf Championships. At the same time, not many golfers in the Central Valley can say the same.

May 24, 2011 | | SPORTS


Stanislaus women’s tennis finish tourney with heartbreaker

In their third match against national powerhouse programs in as many days, the Cal State Stanislaus Warriors nearly pulled off an upset before falling to No. 7 Hawaii Pacific, 5-4, on Wednesday.

March 18, 2011 | | SPORTS


Warriors fall to No. 8 Chico State

Against the No. 8 team in the country, the Cal State Stanislaus baseball team rallied twice from behind but wasn't able to hold off Chico State in the first game of a doubleheader, losing 7-2 in 12 innings on Thursday in Chico. In the nightcap, the Wildcats squeaked by with a 3-2 win in seven innings.

March 18, 2011 | | SPORTS


Bulldogs extend undefeated record

As the weeks and games go by, the Turlock High baseball team is beginning to look more and more like an unstoppable force.The latest evidence of this came Thursday afternoon at the Bulldogs' own baseball field, where they powered through with another win. This time, it a 4-1 triumph over Buhach Colony High in Central California Conference action, improving Turlock's league record to 2-0 to go along with an undefeated mark of 8-0.The Bulldogs' schedule gets more difficult, however.Next up is a series against Merced High, as Turlock hosts the first game at 4 p.m ...

March 18, 2011 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Pitman, Turlock swing into action

The Pitman and Turlock boys tennis teams will face each other in their annual meeting on Tuesday afternoon at the Pitman High tennis courts. Expect the match to be a close one, especially since the Pride and Bulldogs split the CCC title last season.The meeting is scheduled for 3 p.m.It also marks one of two crosstown rivalry games between Turlock's two big high schools, with the other being the girls soccer matchup at 4 p.m. Tuesday at nearby Turlock Sports Complex.

March 18, 2011 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Pitman softball out to hot start

Judging by how things are working out so far, the Pitman High Pride's softball season is going to be unlike recent years. The Pride are already 7-2 overall after Wednesday's Central California Conference opening victory over league favorite Merced High. That number of wins has already surpassed last season's total.Against Merced, the Pride won 2-0 with production from all over the field.Janessa Guevara finished with 13 strikeouts, Jennifer Squires laid down a bunt to score Miranda Taylor on a squeeze play and, as second-year coach Cassie Sheppherd noted, "Pitman's defense was unstoppable with no ...

March 18, 2011 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Pitman soccer earns another shutout

Every time the ball was kicked into the vicinity of the goal, the Pitman High girls soccer players morphed into a swarm of bees and treated the round object as if it was honey. This approach frustrated their opponent.It also resulted in two goals.And they were more than enough in a 2-0 win over the Merced High Bears in a critical Central California Conference contest on Thursday afternoon at Turlock Sports Complex, considering the two squads were fighting for first place. But now, the Pride are sitting alone at the top with a 4-0 league record to go ...

March 18, 2011 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Down and out

As the ball went skyward, all the Turlock High football team could do was watch, almost helplessly.Once the ball came down, it was over. It was the Bulldogs' fifth interception of the night, this time coming from senior Ricky Fuentes on a halfback pass. If the ball landed in the hands of a Turlock receiver, it wouldn't have mattered much.The play signified the type of night the Bulldogs had - the equivalent of getting kicked while being down.Despite having more than 400 yards of offense, No. 5 Turlock stumbled in key moments and lost 24-7 to No ...

November 13, 2010 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Pitman, Hilmar, Denair all lose

The eleventh ranked Pitman Pride's (7-4, 3-2 CCC) season came to an end Friday night in Granite Bay, with the Grizzlies (7-3, 4-1 SFF) moving on to the quarter finals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 Tournament on a final score of 35-19.

November 13, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | SPORTS


After playoff loss, Pitman facing bright future

It probably wasn't a pleasant ride back home for the Pitman High volleyball players and coaches, who ended their season after facing powerful St. Mary's High in Stockton in the quarterfinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Tournament on Thursday night. But the Pride had at least one happy thought: They gave the Rams a scare.Though they lost 25-21, 21-25, 25-16, 25-16, the No. 10 Pride handed No. 2 St. Mary's its first losing set since Oct. 2.This was the same Rams team that breezed to another Tri-City Athletic League title with an undefeated season ...

November 12, 2010 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Turlock tennis falls to defending champ

The inevitable happened.The Turlock High girls tennis players knew before Wednesday afternoon's match against St. Francis High in the semifinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Tournament was going to be a tall task, considering the Troubadours have been the superiors of their sport for the past few years.To be clear: St. Francis is the five-time defending Section champion.The Troubadours took another step toward their sixth straight title after taking all nine matches (9-0) against the Bulldogs on the St. Francis tennis courts in Sacramento, ending their successful season that included four consecutive Central California Conference ...

November 12, 2010 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Despite late rally, TC falters to Bradshaw Christian in semis

The gym seemed to vibrate, with some fans standing without truly knowing it. They were caught in the moment, and the Turlock Christian volleyball players did the same.After submitting in the opening two sets and finally winning one, the Eagles had created a rare opportunity to scare a confident Bradshaw Christian squad in the semifinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Tournament at Calvary Baptist Gym on Thursday night. But the opposing players from Sacramento were just too powerful.The No. 3 Eagles had to submit, losing in four sets, 25-17, 25-19, 22-25, 25-22, to No. 7 Bradshaw Christian ...

November 12, 2010 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


Kaepernick returns home

Back in 2006, Jordan Inabnit was part of an epic battle that not too many people outside of the Pitman High football program have heard of. He beat out a certain future NCAA Football record-setter to become the quarterback of the Pride junior varsity squad.That episode was enough motivation for the loser of the battle to come back the next season to make a point."Of course, he leapfrogged me and I became his wide receiver," Inabnit said. "And history took off from there."It certainly did.The story of Colin Kaepernick doesn't start with him throwing a ...

November 12, 2010 | Chhun Sun | SPORTS


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Turlock Tee Birds win Central Valley, preparing for Tournament of Champions

The Turlock Tee Birds have been playing golf at the Turlock Golf & Country Club for more than 30 years, combining competition and fun with weekly runs of the course and friendly wagering. Currently comprised of women aged 49 to 80, the Tee Birds play golf year-round. For most, it's their time to have fun.

August 21, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


U14 team is number one

California State University, Stanislaus men's soccer head coach, Dana Taylor, has been all over the northern California region lately but this time with the San Jose Earthquakes East Valley U14 soccer team who competes in the Nor Cal League.

August 21, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS


Turlock Christian revives cross country

The Turlock Christian Eagles have announced that they will start up a cross country program for the 2014 fall season.

August 21, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS


Turlock chases seventh league title

Varsity girls tennis is underway in the Valley for Turlock and Pitman High, who compete in the always cutthroat Central California Conference and 2014 looks to be a great year for both schools.

August 21, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS


Delhi volleyball reborn for new season

The first foundation game of the season, the prelude to the much anticipated start of league play, is less than a month away for Delhi High.

August 14, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | SPORTS


New league, new coach, new year, no problem

The last two seasons have been almost a dream for the Turlock Christian volleyball team who captured back-to-back section titles with coach Ken Wynne at the helm before he decided to retire on top.

August 12, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS


Hilmar volleyball looks ahead after great run in 2013

The 2013 volleyball year was one to remember for the ages after the Hilmar Yellowjackets set a school record with a 38-10 regular season showing after they swept through the Trans Valley League with a perfect 12-0 posting.

August 12, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS


Pride volleyball hope to repeat previous success

Pitman volleyball is coming off one of the more successful years in head coach Kristen Pontes' career after amassing a record of 33-5 throughout the course of a difficult season and reaching the Division I section semifinals.

August 12, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS


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