Seven members of the Oakdale High School wrestling team – along with 15 other Stanislaus District athletes – will compete Friday and Saturday at the California Interscholastic Federation championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. The title matches are Saturday night. The Bee’s Ron Agostini will be tweeting live results from the meet and provide matside coverage in The Bee and at modbee.com. Follow Agostini on Twitter @modbeesports.
Rick Ferroni calls it his “nightmare on Elm Street” – a Salida lot filled with junk, a homeless man camped behind the home, abandoned vehicles on the street and front yards cluttered with old appliances. He complains that Stanislaus County is not doing enough to require other property owners to comply with codes.
Ripon Christian’s girls basketball team close with a 15-2 to run to spark a stirring, come-from-behind 52-46 win over top-seeded Woodland Christian in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division V semifinal Tuesday at Galt High School.
Several years passed at Covenant Village in Turlock before anyone there knew that soft-spoken resident Herb Miller had survived the attack on Pearl Harbor. But the staff plans to make a big deal out of his service when he celebrates his 100th birthday soon.
Modesto Christian, which won both the section and state girls basketball titles in Division III last year, needed a strong second-half effort to defeat Del Oro (Loois) 63-48 and advance to a section championship game for a second consecutive season.
The bell rings. Johansen High teens amble out of Debbie Sessa’s French class as she calls out instructions and reminders. “It’s not what you teach them, it’s that you show them you care. It’s good, at the beginning and end of class, to check in,” said Sessa, the newly named California League of High Schools 2015 Teacher of the Year.