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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...

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...

Girls’ Golf Heads to Orestimba

Gracyn Taylor

August 31, 2017

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  The Girls’ Golf team made their way to Orestimba High School for a non-league, preseason match on August 22. Official score was not kept due to it being a practice match. However, sophomores , Myra and Bianca Toledo...

Lodi Flame Invite

Nimrit Hayer

August 31, 2017

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   Ripon High School attended the Lodi Flame Invitational on August 25, with impressive results from the Varsity girls team where they placed first out of eight teams. The whole team placed first in the division four league schools at th...

Warriors Hang On; Take Game 1

Elisabeth Fereria

May 18, 2017

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On Sunday, May 14, the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs battled it out in a fierce Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. The game started out rough for the Warriors when San Antonio led by 20 points in the second...

Giants Win Five In a Row

Elisabeth Fereria

May 18, 2017

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The San Francisco Giants (17-25) have been on fire lately, sealing their fifth straight win on Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers (23-18). Giants starting pitcher, Ty Blach worked seven innings to lead the Giants to ...

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