The Smoke Signal

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...

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...

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