Former Cal State Stanislaus standout pitcher Andrew Stueve had an eventful weekend as he nears the end of his first professional season. On Saturday, he was named the Pitcher of the Year for the Arizona Rookie League Royals after he appeared in 22 games and threw 43 innings to earn a 2.09 ERA while striking out 40 batters and collecting six saves.
The trip from Denair to Las Vegas isn't an arduous one, for most. It's just eight hours of leisurely, albeit monotonous, highway driving.
Since his selection in the 2009 NFL Draft, Tom Brandstater has put on various team uniforms.
Whenever Dan Reichert has a meeting with his coaches on the mound, it looks like a game of telephone.
Tommy Mendonca has only been in the Minor League Baseball system for two years now, but he's considered to be on the fast track. After he got drafted by the Texas Rangers in the second round of the First-Year Player Draft in 2009, he began his pro career in Spokane, Wash. He then got promoted to the Bakersfield Blaze that same year, even playing against the California League's North Division rival, the Modesto Nuts, at John Thurman Field in Modesto, a short drive from his hometown of Turlock.
It was only for a short time, but Marquis Fleming came so close to his big league dreams. Last week, the former Cal State Stanislaus pitcher found himself in Triple-A baseball - just one step from the MLB.
Dozens of rodeo cowboys and cowgirls from across Northern California gave Stanislaus County Fair visitors a show to remember at FoodMaxx Arena on Thursday night.
The NASCAR Whelen All American Series returns to the Stockton 99 Speedway today to celebrate the racing career of one of the Speedway's favorite sons with Johnny Brazil Night by Performance Electric.
Turlock High graduate Tommy Mendonca is making his mark with the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, as he was named Texas League Player of the Week.
Season points leader and second generation driver Jeff Belletto, of Modesto, continued his winning ways in the Western Late Model division at Stockton's 99 Speedway last Saturday night.
The Modesto Nuts did not have a memorable Memorial Day - in the good sense.
A few minutes after his childhood dream became a reality, Colin Kaepernick was asked a simple question.
To understand what the next couple of days will mean to Colin Kaepernick, it's best to rewind to three months ago. The date is Jan. 9, the day his career as the quarterback of the University of Nevada football team ended. Yes, he was a little emotional afterward, knowing that he would no longer play with the teammates he'd gotten close to during the previous five years.
Nearly 500 bike racers completed the Turlock Lake Road Race on Saturday afternoon, wrapping up the inaugural event at Turlock Lake in La Grange with expectations that it will attract a greater attendance next year, said Robert Bell, the marketing director for Fun Sport Bikes Cycling Team, also the organizer.
The Northern California PGA announced Monday that with a final score of even par 72, PGA Professional Marc Lawless of Diablo Grande Golf Club in captured first place at the 2011 NCPGA Pro-Series 3 contested at Catta Verdera Country Club at Twelve Bridges in Lincoln.
That's on the minds of many after the 21-year-old ran through Augusta National for the second day in a row Friday, turning a course known for its intimidation into his personal playground.
Whip up your famous pimento cheese, plant eye-poppingly colorful azaleas and trim your yard to precisely 3/8 of an inch. Pump in 98 of the world's best golfers and thousands of guests dressed in their finest springtime getup, and you'll be at Augusta National for the 2015 Masters.
Turlock sports continue to thrive.
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