The Smoke Signal

Fighting Hard Against the Crusaders but Fighting Harder Against Cancer

lexi hyer

October 26, 2017

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Ripon High had their annual pink out game on October 13th. After the JV game and before the Varsity game, four women, Nina Winters, Lexi Moorehead, Zina Hopson and Brenda Leslie, were represented for being either a breast...

Indians Hunt Cougars In Home Territory

William Sanford

October 22, 2017

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The Ripon High Indians spiked and blocked their way to victory in their home game vs. the Escalon Cougars on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. The Indians 7-8(5-2) faced their rivals the Cougars 14-7 (6-2) in their second game of the...

Ripon Girls Golf Takes Third

Elisabeth Fereria

October 8, 2017

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Ripon High School’s girls golf team battled it out at the Mid Year Tournament at Micke Grove on Monday, September 18. Out of the six teams competing, Ripon took third place with a score of 424  behind Bret Harte who took s...

Girl Hockey Player Defeats Expectations

Ashley Jackson

October 8, 2017

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Hockey has a reputation of being one of the bloodiest sports so when people think about hockey players, most likely they don’t imagine a girl underneath the helmet. To be fair, women didn’t start playing in the NHL until 1992...

Girls Golf Defeats Sonora

Elisabeth Fereria

October 3, 2017

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    In a close match against Sonora, Ripon High’s girls golf team came out on top, beating them 233-238 on September 26 at Mountain Springs golf course. “Sonora was a rough match. I didn’t shoot very well but our team still came out with a w...

No Powder, No Puff

William Sanford

October 3, 2017

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The Red team’s(frosh-seniors) feeling of defeat all started in the beginning of the first half when Bianca Toledo, a sophomore, threw a pass downfield to Liliana Mejia, who is also a sophomore, who ran the ball in for the tou...

Defeat Against Sutter Only Makes Ripon Stronger

lexi hyer

October 2, 2017

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(Picture by: Janessa Interbitzen) With Sutter up 36-0 in the 4th quarter, Ripon High School’s varsity football players did not give up against Sutter High School. With just over two minutes left, running-back, Jacob Gahm scored th...

Sierra vs. Ripon Showdown

Abby Pendleton

September 6, 2017

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Ripon´s new head coach Chris Musseman and the varsity football faced off against Sierra´s new head coach, and former Ripon coach, Chris Johnson and the Timberwolves.  The first game of the season was held at Sierra, and the awa...

Ripon Indians Volleyball Goes Set for Set With Pitman Pride

William Sanford

August 31, 2017

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Pitman played Ripon High Volleyball to kick off the season in a friendly scrimmage on Friday, August 25. Points and stats were not tracked as this was a  scrimmage. “We did a lot better than we had thought we would,” stated Junior hitter Mia Van...

Close Sets

Aubree Pelon

August 31, 2017

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The Ripon High Indians matched the Manteca High Buffaloes in a volleyball game on August 29, 2017, which took place at Ripon High School.   With the freshman Ripon Indians winning the last two games out of the three...

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