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Cleveland Indians Advance to World Series

Elisabeth Fereria

October 25, 2016

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Cleveland Indians Advance to World Series On October 19th, 2016, the Cleveland Indians went into Game 5 of the American League Championship Series with a 3-1 lead in the series against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Indians won t...

Indians Invade Escalon Territory

William Sanford

October 24, 2016

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This Friday our Ripon High Indians (4-3) battled it out with long time rivals the Escalon High Cougars (3-4). Both teams came out with the fire to win. Escalon was ready for revenge after being beaten in the final seconds of last...

Tim Tebow For MLB

Abbi Kissee

October 14, 2016

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Tim Tebow Runs The Football To Home Plate Tim Tebow has played for the Denver Broncos and New York Jets and been in the NFL since 2010. He is a two-time Collegiate Champion, High School State Champ, and Heisman trophy winne...

Powder Puff

Abby Pendleton

October 12, 2016

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As the sun set and the Thursday night lights came on, the girls from both football teams prepared to play against each other in the annual Powder Puff game.  The freshmen and the seniors were joined as one, as well as the ...

The Other Meet XC

Sarah Whitley

October 11, 2016

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Last Saturday, October 8, the Ripon cross country team ran at Granite Regional Park. Their best placing was in the 2.18-mile junior Varsity girls where they placed third their fastest runner Kiana Mikami having a time of 16:46. In...

Woodward Escalon Invitational XC

Sarah Whitley

October 11, 2016

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Last Wednesday, October 5, the cross country team ran at the Woodward Reservoir running with 14 other schools. Their best placing was in the 2.3-mile freshman boys, they placed first, their three fastest runners were Brock Sadler...

One Interesting Fact About Each Postseason Team (MLB)

Abbi Kissee

October 7, 2016

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  Chicago Cubs- opposing teams have a .209 batting average, which is the second-lowest batting average against of any National League team in baseball history Texas Rangers- win percentage was .766 in one-run games this ...

Ripon Volleyball vs. Hughson

Deven Stokes

October 6, 2016

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On Tuesday night, our Ripon Lady Indians volleyball team had a clean sweep against the Hughson Huskies. The JV and Freshman teams won in two sets, and Varsity won in three. Many fans came to watch the match as the Lady Indian...

Behind Hilmar After 25 Years

Abbi Kissee

October 5, 2016

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Ripon High’s Cross Country Team has always been ahead of Hilmar High School for the past 25 years. But this year on September 28 that all changed. With many injured players the Indians did not do as good as they planned. ...

3rd String QB Keep Patriots Unbeaten

Elisabeth Fereria

October 3, 2016

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The New England Patriots remain undefeated with a record of 3-0 after Thursday night’s battle against the Houston Texans. Without their star quarterback Tom Brady for four weeks, the Patriots left it up to Jimmy Garoppolo t...

Last FG Saves Giants

Elisabeth Fereria

October 3, 2016

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On Saturday, September 18, the New Orleans Saints and New York Giants battled through a tough game. The struggling Saints came into week two a little frustrated after a tough loss against the Raiders. The Giants came into week two a...

Remembering José Fernández (1992-2016)

Kevin Valdez

October 3, 2016

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José Fernández, a 24-year-old pitcher for the Miami Marlins, was killed Sep. 25 in a boating accident, Florida authorities said. Fernández, along with two other men, were found dead after their boat crashed and flipped upside down on top of a pile of rocks at around 3:15 a.m.  Fernández was born...

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