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Here is Stanislaus District fans’ pick as The Bee’s Girls Prep of the Week

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Turlock soccer player Isis Cosio has made her mark on the Central California Athletic League’s first-place team as just a sophomore.

She is the Bulldogs’ second leading scorer with five goals and three assists.

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5 things to watch when the Cowboys play the 49ers in the Divisional Round of the playoffs

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“Nothing would be finer than to be a 49er!”

That is the arrangement of letters placed on a giant sign of a local muffler shop that 10-year Danny Phantom had to walk past as he went to school on a cold morning day in Turlock, California right after the San Francisco 49ers had just defeated the Dallas Cowboys in the 1981 NFC Championship game. Needless to say, it wasn’t a fun way to start the morning.

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Frank, Daniels lead local wrestlers as league duals begin

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It was another outstanding weekend for local wrestlers at regional tournaments, with Elk Grove, Sheldon and Laguna Creek guys bringing home more medals.

Sheldon and Elk Grove wrestling competed at the Lloyd C Engel tournament at Escalon High School. The Huskies had eight out of 11 wrestlers placing.

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Turlock gym training next generation of boxers

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The sport of boxing is alive and well in Turlock.

Adrian Palacio — along with his cousin Jeff Tovar and Tom Fernandez — have been training boxers of all ages to compete in the ring at his The Truth Boxing gym in Turlock.

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Turlock, Hilmar wrestlers ready for new season

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While league matchups won’t get underway until the new year, local wrestlers are already honing their skills at various regional tournaments. Turlock High is once again looking to earn a league title and send as many athletes as possible to Master’s and then State.

Down the way at Hilmar High, the Yellowjackets are light on athletes but hoping to put in the work to rebuilding its program.

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Turlock’s Academica SC to join United Soccer League

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xAcademica Soccer Club of Turlock announced on Thursday morning that their men’s and women’s teams will be joining the United Soccer League (USL) beginning in 2023.

The men’s team will be competing in USL League Two while the women’s squad will be an expansion team in the new USL W League. Academica’s move to the USL comes after five seasons in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL).

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Turlock Sports Park prepares for big weekend

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One of the biggest weekends on the calendar for the Turlock Sports Park is finally here. On Saturday, the local organization will be hosting two highly anticipated events: Their biannual flag football championships and a youth soccer camp with Turlock native and current DC United defender Hayden Sargis.

Both events will be taking place at the same time at the Turlock Sports Park facilities at 801 N. Soderquist Rd.

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New local women’s soccer league looks to create pathway to the pros

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The Bay Area women’s soccer market is becoming even larger.

Six local teams — the San Francisco Glens, the Olympic Club, Marin FC, Pleasanton RAGE, California Storm and Academica SC of Turlock — will join already-planned clubs Oakland Soul and Stockton Cargo in the United Soccer League’s W League NorCal Division next year, which is slated to begin play next summer.

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Something smelly in the foothills and it’s not the smoke

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Elk Grove Unified has always had and always will have fine high school and youth football players. But, someone needs to tell me why so many players and their parents think they have to play at one of the Sierra Foothill League schools – or at one of our private schools - in order to make it to the big time?

Before I get to this topic, a big first in Elk Grove-area sports happened Sunday night; former Thundering Herd quarterback Ryan Dinwiddie became the first local to coach a professional football team to a championship.

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Here are the top offensive performers from the quarterfinals of Sac-Joaquin Sec playoffs

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Quarterfinal matchups for San Joaquin County prep football teams were a mixture of redemption, heartbreak and domination. While Manteca rolled over Division II No. 8 Vacaville, St. Mary’s was shocked by Turlock ending its playoff run early in Division I. As championships hang in the balance for the remaining area teams, top offensive performers continued to show out throughout the playoffs.

Here are The Record’s picks for the top five offensive performers from the quarterfinals of playoffs:

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