HILMAR - By the time the first quarter ended, it seemed like there were stunned faces all over the Hilmar High football stadium. The scoreboard looked like it was broken, considering what was at stake. Even so, here are some of the Yellowjackets' highlights in the first 12 minutes.
The Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer team improved to 10-4-1 overall as the Warriors defeated Cal State Monterey Bay, 3-1, Friday night under wet conditions at Warrior Stadium.
DENAIR - Simply, the first 40 minutes did in the Denair High boys soccer team. It was during the first-half stretch that the Coyotes watched and allowed Le Grand High to score three times, with each goal evoking celebration on the sideline and in the visiting stands of the Denair High soccer stadium on Wednesday night.
It was almost expected, but Turlock High girls tennis player Elise Cusenza knew she couldn't just simply walk all over her opponent - though her undefeated record in No. 1 singles action in the past two years indicates otherwise.
For one set, the Pitman High volleyball team appeared unstoppable. The Pride were executing sets, coming up with digs and earning kills when they needed them. And this was all against Golden Valley High, their main challenger for the Central California Conference title.
The first time Jasmine Washington had any sort of encounter with Keith Larsen was when the Pitman High senior noticed his name on a business card. This was during a visit to the Backyard Sports Academy in Turlock, where aspiring athletes can get one-on-one tutoring in baseball and basketball.
Adam Vasconcellos had one of those rare feelings, and he had a tough time describing it.
DENAIR - Maybe it was just going to be a temporary stint. That would explain why Craig Miller's attitude about competing for the Denair High wrestling team seemed uncommitted. His coach said "he goofed around."
On Friday morning, members of the Cal State Stanislaus track and field teams were warming up and getting ready for the upcoming season. Nearby, coach Geoff Bradshaw talked about their anticipation.
For a team that is known to keep quiet even after a big win, the noise that the Turlock High girls basketball players made after demolishing crosstown rival Pitman High 56-31 on Thursday seemed uncharacteristic. They hollered and clapped inside their opponent's gym.
Turlock High junior center Connor Pearson had probably the toughest, energy-draining assignment in his team's annual meeting against crosstown rival Pitman High on Friday night.
Brady House has grown up on a steady diet of football, so it's no surprise that his life's dream is to be an NFL quarterback.
The California State University, Stanislaus' women's soccer team had a historical season in 2013 with a record of 18-1-2, which included an undefeated season up until the NCAA tournament where they picked up their first loss of the season against Cal State San Bernardino.
The men's soccer team from California State University, Stanislaus has been on the rise ever since head coach Dana Taylor stepped on to the pitch, amassing over 10-win seasons since 2009, including a conference title in 2012 and an NCAA tournament berth.
Local amateur boxer, Sandra Tovar nabbed her fourth win after defeating Gabrielle Cassaro on July 19 in Brentwood.
It's been half a year since Turlock's Lewis Gonzalez was forced to withdraw from what would have been his first shot at a World Series of Fighting championship belt. Scheduled to face Justin Gaethje on Jan. 18, Gonzalez suffered a knee injury weeks prior to the event and was forced to sit and watch as Gaethje defeated his replacement, Richard Patishnock, via TKO to become WSOF's inaugural Lightweight Champion.
The Turlock National Senior All-Stars had a storied year after winning the District and Section title, but at the Northern California divisional tournament, things didn't quite turn out the way head coach Daryl Finney anticipated.
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