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Prep basketball roundup: Gallo Invite Day 1 scores, local boys and girls teams play non-league games

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The Mark Gallo Invitational at Central Catholic High School tipped off Tuesday with four games. Modesto’s Beyer, Central Catholic and Downey each earned wins on Day 1 of the tournament. Prince Major (30 points) and Reuben Lewis (27 points) each had impressive scoring nights to lead their teams to wins. Lewis sealed Downey’s first win this season with a pair of free throws.

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Football roundup: Trojans triumph in Turlock

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Oak Ridge is the lone local football squad still hunting a Sac-Joaquin Section championship.

In Division 6 playoffs, sixth-seeded Union Mine traveled to Sacramento to face third-seeded Bradshaw Christian Friday, Nov. 10. The Diamondbacks were held to a single touchdown as the Pride rallied 41 points, bringing Union Mine's playoff run to an end. 

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PAL fundraiser set to return to Turlock Sports Park

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For the second time this year, the Turlock Sports Park will be hosting a fundraiser in support of Turlock’s Police Activities League (PAL), the non-profit organization with the primary goal of promoting a constructive relationship between law enforcement and the youth of Turlock.

Like in May, the Turlock Sports Park will be putting on a three-day, multi-sport camp that allows children to be trained and cheered on by members of local law enforcement. 

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Prep football roundup: Turlock, 10 other local teams earn Week 7 league wins

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The Turlock High football team announced its presence early in Friday night’s 51-24 win over Gregori High, letting the entire Central California Athletic Conference know that its 0-5 nonleague record wasn’t an indication of what the next five games could be.

The Bulldogs earned their first win this season and their first victory since their historic upset of then-unbeaten St. Mary’s-Stockton in the 2022 Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. In its first five games, Turlock played two of the top 5 teams in the Sacramento area, two top schools in the Fresno area and a historically powerful Bay Area program.

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The Bee’s Top 25 high school football rankings after Granite Bay, Vacaville, Jesuit losses

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Three weeks in to the high school football season and we’re certain of a few things: The Sierra Foothill League remains as good as advertised — same for Grant — and injuries will take a toll as they always do in this sport, at any level.

Even the powerhouse programs feel the aches and pains of battered shoulders, knees and ankles, but the best programs have depth.

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Local volleyball teams to play Foundation games on Monday

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High school volleyball gets revved up this Monday night when local teams host the annual Peter J. Saco Foundation Games.

The Sac-Joaquin Section uses the Foundation Games to raise money for the Dale Lackey Scholarship Fund.

Admission $5 for the general public, and $3 for students.

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Kade Morris gets fourth-biggest MLB bonus of any Nevada Wolf Pack baseball alum

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Kade Morris will forgo his senior season at Nevada after signing a contract over the weekend with the New York Mets, who used a third-round pick to select the Wolf Pack fireballer with the No. 101 pick in this month's MLB draft.

The 6-foot-3, 190-pound right-hander from Turlock, Calif., signed for his full slot bonus amount of $666,500, per's Jim Callis. Morris, who was the eighth-highest draft pick in Wolf Pack history, gets the fourth-largest MLB bonus of a Nevada alum.

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Coaches reward local talent

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A combined seven members from Central Valley’s and Ceres High’s baseball programs were honored for their stellar play this spring.

Hawk teammates Ryan Estermann, Fernando Dominguez, Garret Garcia and Diego Delahoya were recognized during the Central California Conference’s year-end head coaches’ meeting at Geneo’s Pizza in Livingston on May 8.

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Seen & Heard on Planet Coug: Blazing Louie Hinchliffe going for NCAA 100M gold

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WASHINGTON STATE SPRINTER Louie Hinchliffe (pictured on the front page with this story), competes in the NCAA Track and Field Championships this week in the 100-meter dash in Austin, Texas, (June 7-10). At the NCAA West Preliminary Round this past week, Hinchliffe -- only a freshman -- tied the WSU track and field program record with a blazing 10.17 time in the 100M (Anson Henry, 2002). Hinchliffe already owns the WSU freshman records in the 60M and 100M, and now takes aim at the top of the record books.

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Whitney girl soars to school’s first CIF state track and field championship to lead locals

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The goal for Sacramento-area athletes was to reach the medal stand Saturday night in the 103rd CIF State Track & Field Championships in Clovis.

The highest step belonged to a local champion from Placer County who went out on top at Whitney High School.

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