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    No pushovers during first week for five area football teams

    A year ago at this time, Dustin Caropreso admits he was a nervous wreck. Not only was getting ready to coach his first game for the Los Banos Tigers, but he was also preparing his team to face a powerhouse program from Escalon.


    Volunteers hope to regain swagger in Yountville

    The Merced Volunteers are hoping what happened in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas. The Volunteers played their best baseball of the summer in Las Vegas two weeks ago, going 5-1 in a tournament. Merced hopes to take the momentum from that tournament into the American Legion State Tournament on Saturday...


    Turlock baseball rallies to stun Buhach Colony

    Mark de la Motte had his end of the year speech ready if needed. The Turlock High baseball coach could save it at least one more day as the Bulldogs rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to cap a wild 5-4 win over Buhach Colony in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 South playoffs...


    Two Golden Valley athletes claim section crowns

    Afolabi Olabode uncorked a throw of 59 feet, 8 inches to win the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 championship at Elk Grove High on Friday night. Golden Valley teammate Ryan Pust also won, the last one of the day, by clearing 15-1 in boys pole vault.


    Pickup is stolen, crashed in Atwater; 1 arrested

    A man was arrested this week after a stolen pickup truck was crashed, police reported. Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Cedar Avenue in Atwater about 3 a.m. Wednesday after a black 1994 Chevrolet pickup hit a parked vehicle and crashed into a grassy embankment.


    BC, Atwater share CCC softball lead

    The Buhach Colony High softball team knew the importance of Tuesday’s matchup with its crosstown rival. The Thunder would either leave the diamond tied for first in the Central California Conference or leave staring up at Atwater in the standings, two games behind.


    Golden Valley boys look to run past Oak Ridge

    Two contrasting styles will clash tonight when the Golden Valley High boys basketball team hosts Oak Ridge in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 playoff.


    Sac-Joaquin Section realignment proposal mixes MMC, CCC

    Historic league rivalries, some of which have existed since World War II, will fade into the pages of high school yearbooks under the realignment plan proposed Tuesday by the Sac-Joaquin Section.


    Nice to be home, but Bears can't stay

    There’s no question Merced hit a home run on Friday night.


    Atwater Falcons soar past Los Banos in season opener

    With her team trailing by three points late in the second game, Atwater coach Toni Garcia sat back in her chair and watched. She wanted to see how her team would respond. Garcia liked what she saw. Brigette Berlier came up with a big kill to end a long rally to tie the game at 24-all. Teammate Hannah...

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