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In the 38 years at Grace Davis High School, Dwayne Westphal has done just about everything, from teaching business, to coaching football, track, girls basketball, boys and girls tennis, and baseball, to being the school's athletic director.
The only thing Downey High graduate Aaron Zwahlen didn't do for the football team last fall was placekick. We found out he could placekick, too, Saturday night. All he did was boot a 35-yard field goal as time expired, giving the South a 17-14 win over the North in a thoroughly entertaining 40th Lions All-Star Football Game.
Practices have begun in preparation for the 40th annual Lions All-Star Football Game, featuring the best high school players of the Stanislaus District, Saturday night at 7 o'clock at Modesto Junior College Stadium.
After months of haggling and justifying, and through a process that included more whining than adults should be allowed to utter, the Sac-Joaquin Section realignment plan for 2014 and beyond finally was ratified on Tuesday.
Justin Gilbert, the 6-foot, 4-inch, 270-pound anchor of last fall's Enochs High offensive line, will attend Cal Lutheran of Thousand Oaks this fall.
The combination gym-cafeteria-multipurpose space at Central Catholic High School was set up for a blood drive that had been scheduled well ahead of Wednesday's national letter of intent signing day. But in a way it was a fitting setting for John Mundt, who will be bleeding University of Oregon green for at least the next four years.
Stanislaus District athletes made their imprint on National Signing Day today, with five seniors making official their earlier verbal commitments to play Division I college football.
Eddie Vanderdoes ended months of national recruiting speculation when he announced Wednesday that he will attend Notre Dame on a football scholarship.
The Sac-Joaquin Section is faced with the unenviable task of trying to realign athletic conferences for about 180 schools and, as if the section didn't know it already, there's no way under the stars it can please everybody.
Former Beyer football coach Rich Alkire will take over as head coach at Modesto High this fall.
Aaron Cochran showed up to the Buhach Colony-Atwater High girls basketball game on Tuesday night wearing a Cal beanie.
At the end of the football season, Central Catholic's Ray Lomas and Rey Vega stood alone, combining their talents into the Stanislaus District's most unstoppable offensive force and earning the nod as the Modesto Bee's co-Players of the Year.
You've heard about the famous athletes who for the rest of their lives can't buy a drink in their adopted towns? In places like Oakdale, you get the perkle-down effect.
In a game that was decided within minutes of the opening kickoff, the Central Catholic Raiders of Modesto ran, ran and ran some more to a 66-7 victory over Santa Fe Christian in the most one-sided game in state bowl game history.
Central Catholic's tailback substitution pattern is the same every week. Ray Lomas gets the first series while Rey Vega is on the sidelines, watching his friend loosen up the defense with his bashing style of running. That's what happened in Friday's 66-7 victory over Santa Fe Christian.