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RHS Volleyball Playoff Game

Sarah Whitley

November 28, 2016

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The Ripon Varsity Volleyball team played their fourth playoff game on Wednesday 16, 2016. They played against Sutter High who are also in the TVL league with our Ripon team. The match was played best out of five Ripon winning...

Ripon High Eliminates Livingston High 13-3

Abbi Kissee

November 18, 2016

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Ripon High boys water polo won their first round of playoffs with the final score 13-3. They faced off with the Livingston High Wolves on November 3, 2016. The game was thrilling and involved a load of highlights by star-p...

Ripon Chiefs Go Fight Win Tonight

Abbi Kissee

November 15, 2016

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The City of Ripon is known to have many youth sports, but one big one is its football and cheerleading. The Ripon Chiefs are a part of the Motherlode Valley Football League, which has been a tradition since 1985. During those ...

Top 5 NBA Position Rankings

Abbi Kissee

November 10, 2016

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Ripon Faces “Tough Loss” Against Hilmar in TVL Final Championships

Makeila Hinrichsen

November 9, 2016

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Ripon High had their annual senior football night on Friday, November 5. Cars lined the streets near the high school for blocks and people flooded the Mavis Stouffer field stadium as the town of Ripon came out to support their boys...

Striving for Another Title

Deven Stokes

November 8, 2016

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Ripon High School girl’s basketball is making a comeback again this year. Tryouts for all girls interested are 5:30-7:30 starting November 7. Head coach, Interbitzen, is hoping for a great season and to improve on techniques, d...

Chicago Cubs Win World Series

Kevin Valdez

November 8, 2016

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One of the longest droughts in sports history is now over. The Chicago Cubs became World Series champions for the first time in 108 years, defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 at Progressive Field Wednesday night. The ...

Strength in Numbers

Deven Stokes

November 5, 2016

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Kevin Durant, the newest Golden State Warrior, did his team proud on Thursday night, with 39 points against his former team, Oklahoma City. Oracle Arena stood loud and proud as Golden State fans watched their team dominate the...

Chicago vs Cleveland, A Match For the Ages

Abbi Kissee

November 3, 2016

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Chicago Cubs fans haven't been this excited since 1947, the last time Cubs made it to the World Series.  They haven’t won in over a 100 years, which is the longest streak of any team in MLB.  This is the chance the city of Chicago has hoped for, will the team c...

Game Set Match

Abbi Kissee

November 3, 2016

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Looking for something to do this winter and spring? Join the AAU Tennis Club! It starts in September and is a year program. This club teaches you all the skills you need to know about tennis. Practice is on Wednesdays and ...

Cubs Make Giants Look Small

Abbi Kissee

November 3, 2016

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  The Cubs are an unlucky bunch of players, as they have not won a World Series in over a century.   Monday this team’s dream of breaking the streak has gotten a little closer with their win against the Giants. The gam...

Finishing Strong: XC TVL Finals

Abby Pendleton

November 2, 2016

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Ripon High’s cross country team went to the TVL Finals to compete.  Luckily that day there was perfect running weather and the runners were all ready to perform to the best of their abilities, as it was their last race of th...

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