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Black Hat Blogger: Hughson Homecoming A High Energy Event

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Black Hat Blogger: Hughson Homecoming A High Energy Event

Stockton’s Jim Anderson has 10 years experience officiating high school football, plus two years as a college linesman and as a line judge. Now Jim is getting a different view of football in The 209, hitting a big game each week to snap photos and tell Black Hat Football followers what caught his eye, what […]

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Taco Bell Athlete of the Week: Great video of QB Tyrone Williams’ 5-TD night and Merced’s big win over Pitman

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Taco Bell Athlete of the Week: Great video of QB Tyrone Williams’ 5-TD night and Merced’s big win over Pitman

Taco Bell shares Black Hat Football’s commitment  to high school academics and football, and the positive impact the sport has on campus and in the community. That’s one reason Taco Bell is sponsoring our Athletes of the Week. Each Monday, Black Hat will announce its three Taco Bell Athletes of the Week and award each with a $20 gift card and a Taco Bell […]

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Graduates from High Schools throughout The 209 Play Football for the Menlo College Oaks

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Graduates from High Schools throughout The 209 Play Football for the Menlo College Oaks

Harris Photography’s Dan Harris shoots impressive photos of high school football games in The 209 and of Division 3 college football games in California.  He gets to see graduates from numerous Northern San Joaquin Valley high schools play college football. This year’s Menlo College Oaks team has lots of players from The 209, including: Austin […]

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Downey Knights Win 7th-Straight Game in Battle with Enochs Eagles

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Downey Knights Win 7th-Straight Game in Battle with Enochs Eagles

Dan Harris Photography captured great images from the Downey Knights’ 40-14 victory over the Enochs Eagles last Friday. Dan Harris is both a great sports photographer and a Downey High physics teacher. He shared these game photos with Black Hat Football, and he has dozens more posted on his website. Just click on this link to […]

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Fur Flies at Cat Fight: Photos of Modesto Panthers vs Gregori Jaguars

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Fur Flies at Cat Fight: Photos of Modesto Panthers vs Gregori Jaguars

  Photographer Susie Salinas captures the full spirit of Modesto High Panther football games.  She shared some of her shots from Friday’s 42-7 victory in the “Cat Fight” with the Gregori Jaguars. Dozens more of Susie’s photos from this game and other Panther games can be seen and purchased at the Modesto High football website, which […]

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Video: In battle of unbeatens, Sierra’s 4th-down call and 2 defensive stands make difference to win VOL showdown

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Video: In battle of unbeatens, Sierra’s 4th-down call and 2 defensive stands make difference to win VOL showdown

Sierra High RB Mark Paule Jr. ran for 210 yards and three TDs, and the Timberwolves converted a fourth-and-2-feet play at their own 27 in the final minutes for 31-20 win over Oakdale in the battle of unbeatens. Got all the important information on the video and all the fun plays on the video – […]

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Mother Lode: Sonora’s steamroller is just what foes feared when VOL school was sent into foothill league

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Mother Lode: Sonora’s steamroller is just what foes feared when VOL school was sent into foothill league

Sonora (4-0, 7-1) Amador (3-0, 4-3) Calaveras (2-1, 3-4) Summerville (2-2, 5-3) Linden (1-2, 2-5) Argonaut (0-3, 0-7) Bret Harte (0-4, 1-6) That steamroller in Sonora continues to crush everything in its path, this time rolling past Linden 55-7 as QB Sam Page tossed four TDs. He threw 3 to Wyatt Faughan (22, 25 and […]

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CCAA: 3 unbeatens (Elliot Chr., Brookside Chr. & Sierra Ridge) square off next 3 weeks to decide title & playoff berths

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CCAA: 3 unbeatens (Elliot Chr., Brookside Chr. & Sierra Ridge) square off next 3 weeks to decide title & playoff berths

Elliot Christian (3-0, 6-1) Sierra Ridge (3-0, 5-2) Brookside Christian (3-0, 4-3) Stone Ridge Christian (2-1, 5-2) Big Valley Christian (1-3, 3-4) Millennium (0-4, 1-6) Turlock Christian (0-4, 0-7) The Central California Athletic Association has become a race with four teams chasing three payoff spots. The top three are assured berths in the D7 bracket, […]

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CCC: Merced’s Tyrone Williams throws 5 TDs and Black Hat has video of huge win; Halloween showdown looming

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CCC: Merced’s Tyrone Williams throws 5 TDs and Black Hat has video of huge win; Halloween showdown looming

Merced (2-0, 5-2) Turlock (2-0, 4-3) Pitman (1-1, 5-1) Atwater (1-1, 2-5) Buhach Colony (0-2, 3-4) Golden Valley (0-2, 0-7) It’s not as if Merced High needs help to put up points, but Pitman provided plenty with three early fumbles – turning what was expected to be a battle for first place in the Central […]

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TVL: Escalon coach Mark Loureiro sets section record with win #262, while MC lineman Caleb Blakeley lives the dream

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TVL: Escalon coach Mark Loureiro sets section record with win #262, while MC lineman Caleb Blakeley lives the dream

Modesto Chr. (2-0, 6-1) Escalon (2-0, 5-2) Ripon (2-0, 3-4) Hughson (0-2, 4-3) Hilmar (0-2, 2-5) Riverbank (0-2, 1-6) The historical accomplishment for Week was clearly at Escalon High, where coach Mark Loureiro set a Sac-Joaquin Section record with his 262nd career victory. Our Alpine Pacific Nut Coach of the Week following his record-tying 261st […]

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