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Noah’s Spring Water Team of Week: Waterford’s Wildcats dominate in opener behind Mike Vivo’s 4 TDs

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Noah’s Spring Water Team of Week: Waterford’s Wildcats dominate in opener behind Mike Vivo’s 4 TDs

Each week, Black Hat visits a high school to deliver a bounty of Noah’s refreshing spring water and reward the Noah’s Spring Water Team of the Week. We know high school teams receiving the five hefty cases of Noah’s Spring Water — packed in 24-ounce, resealable cans — appreciate the timely delivery, as well. The […]

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Taco Bell Athlete of the Week: QB’s first varsity produce Big yards, Big TDs & Big upset

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Taco Bell Athlete of the Week: QB’s first varsity produce Big yards, Big TDs & Big upset

High school football in The 209 and an education, it’s a great combination. That’s the message that Taco Bell is promoting, with Black Hat Football, as we prepare for the 2016 season. We’ll select 3 Taco Bell Athletes of the Week each Monday during the football season, through the Sac-Joaquin Section Section playoffs, and each […]

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Photo Gallery: Orestimba’s Warriors struggle in opener, though TE Toby Silva leaves his mark

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Photo Gallery: Orestimba’s Warriors struggle in opener, though TE Toby Silva leaves his mark

Special thanks to Juan Ayala of Juantonn Photography for sharing these photos from the Orestimba Warriors vs Mendota Aztecs game Aug. 26.  To see more of his work, just  click this link. . The Warriors opened the season with a 36-0 loss to Mentoca, and Orestimba will travel to play the Pacific Grove Breakers on Friday, September 2 […]

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Receiver’s bid to change football culture earns him Taco Bell Athlete of the Week

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Receiver’s bid to change football culture earns him Taco Bell Athlete of the Week

High school football in The 209 and an education, it’s a great combination. That’s the message that Taco Bell is promoting, with Black Hat Football, as we prepare for the 2016 season. We’ll select 3 Taco Bell Athletes of the Week each Monday during the football season, through the Sac-Joaquin Section Section playoffs, and each […]

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Photo Gallery: Sierra Timberwolves rally past Ripon Indians in a battle of quarterbacks

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Photo Gallery: Sierra Timberwolves rally past Ripon Indians in a battle of quarterbacks

QB Mark Vicente, who led Sierra to a State Bowl win last year, tossed 2 TDs & Jesse Babuata had a Pick-6 in a 22-19 comeback win over Ripon Ripon debuted a passing QB in Ryan Daggett: 14×21 for 262 yards, including a 70-yard TD to Andrew Durrer and an 85-yarder to Aaron Paschini, one […]

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Taco Bell Athlete of the Week: Stockton RB runs it up on Bay Area power in the season opener

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Taco Bell Athlete of the Week: Stockton RB runs it up on Bay Area power in the season opener

High school football in The 209 and an education, it’s a great combination. That’s the message that Taco Bell is promoting, with Black Hat Football, as we prepare for the 2016 season. We’ll select 3 Taco Bell Athletes of the Week each Monday during the football season, through the Sac-Joaquin Section Section playoffs, and each […]

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Yogurt Mill Fans of the Week: One former player, one long-time fan

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Yogurt Mill Fans of the Week: One former player, one long-time fan

Here are this week’s Yogurt Mill Fans of the Week: One’s a former player and the other has been attending games since childhood. Ken Hess of Turlock and Joseph Silvey of Stockton tweeted game scores and highlights from season opening games Aug. 26. Hess tweeted details from the Hughson Huskies 27-0 shutout of the Johansen […]

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Video/James Thomas’ 95-yard Pick-6 leads Manteca’s Buffaloes past Buhach Colony Thunder

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Video/James Thomas’ 95-yard Pick-6 leads Manteca’s Buffaloes past Buhach Colony Thunder

Manteca linebacker James Thomas intercepted an errant throw on a failed field-goal attempt and it returned in 95 yards for a TD in Manteca High’s 37-13 win over Buhach Colony of Atwater in Saturday’s opener. Thomas had a short TD run minutes earlier, and got the opportunity for his Pick-6 after a high snap forced […]

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Video & Photo Gallery: Gregori’s Jaguars run past Chavez in opener, but Merced awaits Friday

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Video & Photo Gallery: Gregori’s Jaguars run past Chavez in opener, but Merced awaits Friday

Professional photographer Jeff Bradshaw shared these great game photos with Black Hat Football.  To see more of his work or to purchase his high-quality images, visit his website www.JeffBradshawPhotography.com . Big Tip of the Hat to our great friends ASD Sports Media @ASD_SportsMedia for the cool highlight tape. These cats shoot a game of the week […]

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Photo Gallery: A visual of Tokay Tigers’ opener vs. Heritage – hosting Bear Creek Friday

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Photo Gallery: A visual of Tokay Tigers’ opener vs. Heritage – hosting Bear Creek Friday

Special thanks to Tokay Tigers football fan Kristina Muns Lewis for sharing these game photos. Tokay dropped a 42-0 decision to Heritage of Brentwood, and the Tigers host 0-1 Bear Creek Friday at the Grape Bowl.

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