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VIdeo/Photos & VOL Playoffs: We all know about the Big 3 in playoffs – but Lathrop & Weston Ranch could be going, too?

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VIdeo/Photos & VOL Playoffs: We all know about the Big 3 in playoffs – but Lathrop & Weston Ranch could be going, too?

The Valley Oak League’s legendary Big 3 knew they would be going to the playoffs before their first practice last August: Central Catholic, Oakdale and Manteca have three of the most successful football programs in California. They’re a combined 25-2 this season, with 7-2 Manteca having lost only to its two peers – and Oakdale […]

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Photo Gallery: Beyer upsets Modesto, creates 3-way tie atop MMC – and looks to be a lock for Section playoffs

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Photo Gallery: Beyer upsets Modesto, creates 3-way tie atop MMC – and looks to be a lock for Section playoffs

The Modesto Metro Conference took a turn toward confusion Friday night, when RB Jay Green ran for 155 yards and a pair of TDs, rallying Beyer High to a 20-17 win over Modesto – handing the Panthers their first MMC loss.  Beyer’s DJ Jackson bolted for a 48-yard TD run – the game’s only fourth-quarter […]

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Video/Grower Direct Nut Co. Game of the Week: Oakdale rout of Manteca sets up the ‘perfect’ Holy Cow Bowl vs. Central Catholic

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Video/Grower Direct Nut Co. Game of the Week: Oakdale rout of Manteca sets up the ‘perfect’ Holy Cow Bowl vs. Central Catholic

Now it’s all about Friday Night at Central Catholic High in Modesto, when the 9-0 Raiders host the 9-0 Oakdale Mustangs for the Valley Oak League title, the perfect 10-0 regular season, the #1 seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 3 playoffs … and, most important, bragging rights for a year. Central Catholic is #2 […]

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Video/Black Hat Football’s 2:09 on The 209 – Central Valley, Beyer, Oakdale, Lincoln, playoff berths among big stories in Week 9

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Video/Black Hat Football’s 2:09 on The 209 – Central Valley, Beyer, Oakdale, Lincoln, playoff berths among big stories in Week 9

Week 9 and Black Hat Football brings you the 2:09 on The 209 – a look at the night’s acton and what it means going to the final week of the regular season. We’ve got our Grower Direct Nut Game of the Week expanded video package coming, and Saturday a special Playoff Edition of 2:09 […]

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Video Preview/Season on line for dynamic RB Jay Green & Beyer Patriots – first-place Modesto awaits them tonight

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Video Preview/Season on line for dynamic RB Jay Green & Beyer Patriots – first-place Modesto awaits them tonight

Time is running short on the Beyer High Patriots, who need six wins or one of the Modesto Metro Conference’s two automatic playoff berths to reach the postseason. The Patriots (4-4, 3-1) and dynamic RB Jay Green get their best shot at both of those goals tonight when they face first-place Modesto High (6-2, 4-0) […]

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Video/Tonight’s CCC championship game between Turlock Bulldogs at Merced Bears will spotlight the QBs

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Video/Tonight’s CCC championship game between Turlock Bulldogs at Merced Bears will spotlight the QBs

It was expected to be the battle of the quarterbacks tonight in the Central California Conference title game at Golden Valley High, where the Merced Bears (5-3 overall) host the Turlock Bulldogs (6-1 overall) in a battle of 3-0 conference teams. The winner is assured at least a piece of the title: Pitman 2-1, which […]

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Video/A preview of 7-1 Manteca Buffaloes at 8-0 Oakdale Mustangs – tonight’s Grower Direct Nut Game of the Week

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Video/A preview of 7-1 Manteca Buffaloes at 8-0 Oakdale Mustangs – tonight’s Grower Direct Nut Game of the Week

Black Hat Football’s Grower Direct Nut Game of the Week features the 7-1 Manteca Buffaloes on the road against the 8-0 and state-ranked #4 Oakdale Mustangs at The Corral in a Valley Oak League showdown. Kickoff is at 7 p.m – and grab a juicy tri-tip when you get there, best in The 209 they […]

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Video/Noah’s Spring Water Team of the Week: Turlock High anxious to end 15-year drought with CCC championship this Friday night

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Video/Noah’s Spring Water Team of the Week: Turlock High anxious to end 15-year drought with CCC championship this Friday night

Black Hat Football has a Tip of the Hat to Varni Brothers Corp. and Unknown-5Noah’s Spring Water, key partners in our comprehensive coverage of high school football in The 209. Each week, Black Hat visits a high school to deliver a bounty of Noah’s refreshing spring water. We know high school teams receiving the five […]

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Alpine Pacific Nut Coach of the Week: Gustine’s Russ McWilliams has his ever-improving Redskins approaching history

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Alpine Pacific Nut Coach of the Week: Gustine’s Russ McWilliams has his ever-improving Redskins approaching history

Black Hat Football gives a big tip of the Hat to Alpine Pacific Nut Co., the Stanislaus County walnut grower and processor which shares our commitment to local high school football and the community.  The company markets “California’s Finest Walnuts” and will sponsor the Alpine Pacific Nut Coach of the Week, providing a tasty treat […]

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Professional Video: Central Catholic Raiders vs. Sierra Timberwolves

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Professional Video: Central Catholic Raiders vs. Sierra Timberwolves

Here’s the latest edition of Cineasta Digital Productions’ “FRIDAY NIGHT ‘Slo-Mo’ LIGHTS” episode 8, featuring Modesto’s undefeated Central Catholic Raiders shutting out Manteca’s Sierra Timberwolves, 51-0.

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