Rawhide to Host Hitting Challenge for Local High School Talent

Calling all Tulare & Kings County high school baseball & softball players! The Rawhide Baseball Foundation for Kids will be hosting the first of what will be an annual Hitting Challenge competition for high school baseball & softball athletes on Wednesday, September 7th @ 6pm. Applications are now available at www.RawhideBaseball.com. The selection committee is […]

Rawhide Clinch First-Half North Division Title in 2016

Courtesy of an 8-3 victory over the Bakersfield Blaze at Sam Lynn Ballpark on Tuesday, June 14, the Visalia Rawhide have officially clinched the California League’s First-Half North Division Championship in 2016. The Rawhide will earn a first round bye in the California League Playoffs come September thanks to their effort and it marks the […]

Three West Hills College Coalinga Basketball Players Sign to Top Schools

Three members of the West Hills College Coalinga basketball team have been given the opportunity to continue their college basketball careers at universities post-graduation and were acknowledged in a recent signing ceremony. Stephon Gordon and Stephen Glassco signed with the University of Arkansas at Monticello while DeQuan Doyle signed with West Virginia State University. “It […]

The Determination of an Olympian

Porterville High School wrestling coach and Monache High School graduate Tim Vanni isn’t your ordinary high school coach. He is also an Olympic wrestler. Vanni represented the United States in Seoul, South Korea, in 1988, and Barcelona, Spain in 1992. Vanni’s initial reaction to becoming an Olympian back in 1988 was a feeling of determination. […]

Rawhide Looking to Three-Peat Off of Last Two Seasons

The Visalia Rawhide are looking for a trifecta–hoping to win their Division title again for the third consecutive year. Head Coach JR House returns this season following last year’s 84-56 record, the best in the California League. The former major league catcher found coaching a natural fit for him and looks forward to another successful […]

Coaches Selected for Annual East-West All-Star Football Game

The East-West All-Star Football Game is coming up this summer and will feature the best players in Tulare, Kings and parts of Kern counties. The game will be played at Golden West High School’s Groppetti Community Stadium. The head coaches named were Hanford High School’s Josh Young for the West, and Exeter High School’s Chris […]