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Full Steam ahead

Joe Pires watched and waited, studying his players' tendencies as they plowed through the summer conditioning program.

August 21, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


FANTASY FOOTBALL

Aaron Rodgers or Adrian Peterson? Crepe or a po' boy sandwich? Too early for a kicker? Too late for a beer?

August 20, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Can you stomach Chuck’s challenge in 20 minutes?

The poor kid's eyes were bigger than his stomach when he went off menu for his meal.

August 20, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


East Union establishes QB Club

When Anthony Alcaraz joined the East Union football program in 2011, he was bestowed the responsibility of Director of Football Operations by head coach Willie Herrera.

August 17, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Shot seen around the Internet

Dave Asuncion still has range.

August 16, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


U-12 Rangers take aim at Shootout

The Manteca Rangers under-12 boys soccer team captured the Neto Corona Shootout in fitting fashion over the weekend.

August 15, 2013 | James Burns | Regional Sports


Flap over flags: Manteca says flags are still in good shape

No red flags here.

August 14, 2013 | James Burns | Local Columns


RoosterJuice crows about improvements

Manteca's cozy lounge bar was locked up and put behind bars on Monday.

August 13, 2013 | James Burns | Local Columns


In search of Brian’s loving family

On this heavily-traveled stretch of rural road, amid thorny bushes, broken glass and snake holes, lays a memorial for Brian Niederbrach.

August 10, 2013 | James Burns | Local Columns


MANTECA MUSIC MAN

Darryl Bain sat on the concrete step outside his girlfriend's Southside Park duplex, revealing a weathered, taped-together suitcase.

August 10, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Ripon citizen helps cuff gas thief

The wheels on the bus will go 'round and 'round next week thanks to a concerned citizen.

August 08, 2013 | James Burns | Crime


These moms are happy to have their kids back in school

Welcome back, kids.

August 08, 2013 | James Burns | Local Columns


Ripon citizen helps cuff gas thief

RIPON – The wheels on the bus will go 'round and 'round next week thanks to a concerned citizen.

August 07, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Iconic Ripon coach passes away at 85

It's been nearly 50 years since Jim Stuart and the late Manuel Abeyta walked off the football field together, the glow of victory painted across their faces.

August 06, 2013 | James Burns | Ripon News


Contest aims to find biggest Manteca loser

Robert Iniquez has very little experience in organizing weight-loss contests.

August 02, 2013 | James Burns | Local Business


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Articles By Author - James Burns


Couple needs help purchasing a bed lift

Eddie Costa has been confined to a wheelchair for more than a quarter of a century.

July 23, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


SINK OR WIN

TURLOCK – Jack Gioffre pumped his fist following his victory in the 50-yard freestyle and then sought the hand of his closest competitor.

July 22, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


Troop packing event collects items and hand-written letters

Teri Palmer has put together enough care packages to know that the best gift an American soldier can receive isn't soap, soup or a magazine, but a hand-written note.

July 19, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


DeRoos looks to start league of their own

Her name is synonymous with the sport of basketball in the Family City, yet Molly DeRoos is having a hard time finding a sanctioned game.

July 10, 2014 | James Burns | Local Columns


MAKING HISTORY

Miguel Lopez has found his place in history. Yet again.

July 08, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Donations allow man to keep foot

A Manteca man who suffered a compound fracture above his ankle during a river accident and faced amputation will get to keep his left foot.

July 06, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Jump into river lands him in hospital

Levi Gray followed the revelers up the train bridge that spans the Stanislaus River, eventually hurling his 265-pound body into the cool waters below.

July 02, 2014 | James Burns | Local Columns


Turlock ‘leis’ down win

The mad scramble at Saturday's Mid-Valley Swim League luau wasn't for the final dollop of poi or last shreds of pork, but a pivotal tri-meet victory.

July 01, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


Gioffre boys lift Sea Lions to win

RIPON – It must be good to be a Gioffre.

July 01, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


BANNER SEASON

When Isela Rivera woke the morning following the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV championship and a celebratory pool party, she didn't need a pinch to know it was real.

June 29, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


GREAT SCOTT

For three months, Scott Tolman chased a time taped to the ceiling above his bed.

June 25, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


SWEET SUCCESS

RIPON – Even out of season, Hannah Sweet keeps a constant presence at the Ervin Zador Aquatic Center.

June 24, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


Area collects 6 high-point trophies

TURLOCK - The Mid-Valley Swim League gathered for its midseason invitational and six stood out in the crowd.

June 24, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


Manscaping & the pain of it all

Step No. 1: Squeeze lotion into palm of hand.

June 21, 2014 | James Burns | Local Columns


Girl power: Sea Lions give Turlock scare

TURLOCK – What the Ripon Sea Lions lacked in quantity at Saturday's dual meet with the Turlock Sea Dogs, it made up for with quality swims.

June 19, 2014 | James Burns | Pro Sports


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