Former Pitman High receiver David Gianesin had only a few days to decide whether to drop everything, including collegiate athletics and forgo this semester of academics in order to pursue his dream of playing football at the professional level.
It hasn't been by any standards an even decent start for the Turlock Express, or not one that head coach Art Pulido expected, but with nine games left in the season and the Express just two games from third place in their division, there is no question they are still in the hunt for the playoffs-meaning their year is far from over.
Lewis Gonzalez set out to make a statement in his welterweight fight against Ty Freeman at WFC16 in Sacramento on Saturday, aiming to not only win but to do so in a way many haven't seen over the course of his four-year professional career.
January 26, 2016|
Lewis Gonzalez is a professional Mixed Martial Artist, but at his core he is a wrestler. His grappling skills propelled him to nine consecutive wins to begin his career, earned him a spot as a Las Vegas headliner, and garnered enough interest from the UFC for the premier MMA organization to give him a primetime fight in 2015.
January 22, 2016|
This one was never supposed to be close. When the last-place 49ers took the field against the first-place Cardinals, oddsmakers declared them 10-point underdogs at home for the first time in nine years. When the division rivals met in September, Arizona trounced San Francisco, 47-7.
November 30, 2015|
BY MATT JOHANSON
Special to the Journal
The Oakland Raiders fell to the Denver Broncos at home on Sunday, giving some critics a chance to bring back their Silver and Black bashing. But the most important part of the game was the Raiders' ability to prevent Denver from scoring a touchdown.
The Turlock Express recently announced that well known Spanish side Sevilla Futbol Club will serve as the Express' opponent in its season opening exhibition game on Oct. 23 at the Turlock Indoor Soccer Arena in cooperation with the Ontario Fury, Inland Empire Sports & Entertainment and Tiguinho Soccer, the three promoters of the Sevilla FC USA Tour.
Turlock racer Chris Falkenberg may have built his car by the sweat of his brow in his parent's garage, but the work was well worth it when he took the victory in the Sport Modified Division at the Delta Valley Classic on Sunday.
September 29, 2015|
Since competing in Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003, the Oakland Raiders have yet to reach the postseason. Last year the team started 0-10, but regrouped and finished the year strong, winning three of their final six games. The offseason has seen many changes, including the arrival of new head coach Jack Del Rio.
August 17, 2015|
BY DENNIS D. CRUZ
The championship rematch is on for Sunday - the United States vs Japan for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. It's been a long road for our country's women who barreled through Colombia, edged China and upset the top seeded Germany, all for a chance at redemption against a Japan team that took the Women's Cup title in 2011.