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Journalists Attend NorCal Media Day

Claire Dekruyf

November 2, 2017

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Mrs. Valponi and a few of her journalism students attended NorCal Media Day at Palo Alto High School on October 7th. Valponi and her students attended to learn more about how they could improve The Tomahawk and see what other...

A.C.E. Video September

A.C.E. Video September

October 31, 2017

Cheer CIF Buff

Cheer CIF Buff

October 27, 2017

Main Street Day

Andrew Goodspeed

October 27, 2017

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Main Street Day is held on the third Saturday of every October each year. This year it was on October 21. Main Street Day lets the town meet and connect with each other. “Its pretty much always a good year,” said Steve Wolf, a loc...

Boys Join Volleyball Team

Abby Pendleton

October 23, 2017

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The spring sports season has awhile to approach, but male athletes from other sports have decided to commit to play boys’ volleyball this spring. It seems that the particular group is baseball players, and it might be up to h...

Crossing TVL Off the List

Aubree Pelon

October 9, 2017

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The TVL Cross Country meet in Modesto was a success for Ripon. With Ripon High’s JV and Varsity girls taking second place out of the six teams they “I know we could all improve more with some hard work,” said Gianna Bro...

Girls’ Golf takes Summerville

Aiko DeArth

October 9, 2017

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Girls golf was able to beat Summerville on Thursday, September 28th by 4 strokes. They went in knowing that beating Summerville would be tough, and the girls did not have too much confidence before and during the match.   “...

Close Call at Mountain House

Sarah Whitley

October 8, 2017

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It started off rough for the Ripon varsity volleyball team losing the first set to Mountain House High School. However, Ripon ended it strong taking the game to four sets and winning. The team was frustrated with their performance...

Cheerleaders Revamp Their Halloween Routine

Rachel Sausedo

October 8, 2017

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The Ripon High School cheerleading team has wowed its audience with well choreographed, creative, and exciting dance routines over the years.  Many still remember "The Purge" routine during halftime of the Modesto Christian ga...

Varsity Takes the Game

Sarah Whitley

October 8, 2017

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On Tuesday, October 4, Ripon High’s Volleyball team had their first October game sporting pink for Breast Cancer awareness month. The entire varsity team raised awareness by wearing pink socks while the seniors wore small dark...

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