Thetford, unheralded Amador crash CIF State Bowl scene

Not even picked to win its league title, Amador has appeared seemingly out of nowhere. The Buffaloes have taken the postseason by storm, celebrating its first Sac-Joaquin Section championship. Now, the team no one expected to contend for a Northern California title will take aim at the throne.

6 Things To Do This Week

Things to do this week in the Central Valley and foothills including comic Billy Gardell in Turlock, a new play at Center Stage Conservatory and Opus Handbell Ensemble at Gallo Center.

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Oakdale runs wild into CIF regional bowl against Sutter

Oakdale senior offensive lineman Jacob Tietjen breaks down the CIF Northern California Division III-A bowl against Sutter on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, and discusses the thrill of his first football championship.
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Oakdale runs wild into CIF regional bowl against Sutter 1:21

Oakdale runs wild into CIF regional bowl against Sutter

Manteca defense will be challenged by Menlo-Atherton RB Jordan Mims 2:14

Manteca defense will be challenged by Menlo-Atherton RB Jordan Mims

SFW: Playoff predictions, NorCal championships 5:35

SFW: Playoff predictions, NorCal championships

Modesto police freeze in Mannequin Challenge 2:35

Modesto police freeze in Mannequin Challenge