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COME-FROM-BEHIND

The White Sox patiently put up six runs in the sixth inning Saturday against the Blue Jays and slammed the door shut in the bottom of the frame to pocket an 11-8 come-from-behind win in opening-round action of the Spreckels Park Little League major division playoffs.

May 31, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


HEAVY MEDAL

ELK GROVE – Anthony Santiago had a personal best in the shot put Friday, is going to the state championships and he wants more.

May 29, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Exactly what mission was accomplished?

I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.

May 26, 2015 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


NOT EVEN CLOSE

SACRAMENTO - After losing the winners-bracket semifinal, one the Lancers felt was taken from them, the East Union softball team left little doubt that it belonged in Wednesday's Sac-Joaquin Section championship round against Pioneer.

May 21, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


East Union makes D3 final out of consolation semis

SACRAMENTO - After being dispatched to the consolation bracket of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III softball championships with a heartbreaking 4-2 loss to Pioneer on Tuesday, East Union bounced back and scored three runs in the fifth inning of the nightcap to pull away from Vanden 7-4 at the Sacramento Softball Complex.

May 19, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


T’wolves take 3rd title

STOCKTON – Sierra put up five runs in the second inning Saturday and rode the hot bat of Devi Coglio to a 9-2 win over Lindhurst of Olivehurst for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV softball championship in The Stadium at the Arnaiz Softball Complex. This is the third blue banner for Sierra in five seasons.

May 18, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Ripon beats Hughson then loses winner-take-all final

STOCKTON – The Ripon softball team did something Saturday nobody has done this year.

May 18, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Pirates win Northgate junior title

Fernando Segura struck out 11 through five strong innings for the Pirates on Saturday to lead the Pirates to the Northgate Junior championship with a 7-2 win over the Giants. Gary Alexander did a good job in relief of Segura.

May 18, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


East Union claws way to quarterfinals

SACRAMENTO - Down by three runs before even coming to bat Friday, the East Union softball team was unfazed.

May 16, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


T’wolves roll into semifinals

No. 2 Sierra used a monstrous first inning to advance out of the elimination round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III baseball playoffs Thursday, defeating El Camino 12-2 in five innings at McAuliffe Memorial Ballpark in Sacramento.

May 15, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Ripon Christian comeback too little, too late in D6 opener

STOCKTON - Jeremy Wager-Smith was just too much for Ripon Christian to handle on Thursday.

May 15, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Manteca earns rematch with EU after comeback

Natalia Duran got the last laugh Wednesday.

May 14, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Kissee hits HR in Buffs’ 1st-round loss

SACRAMENTO - Christian Brothers put up three runs in the third inning and coasted to a 5-1 win over Manteca in opening-round action of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III softball playoffs Tuesday at the Sacramento Softball Complex, ending the season for the Buffaloes.

May 13, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


WOOTEN IS GOLDEN

Kenny Wooten was not going to let a sore ankle slow him down.

May 10, 2015 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Northgate Pirates top Natuinals behind Sequeira

The Northgate Little League Pirates beat the Nationals 12-2 behind the stellar complete-game pitching of Marcus Sequeira.

May 10, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


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Articles By Author - Dave Campbell


SPRECKELS IN SEMI

FREMONT – Although Spreckels Park never trailed, South Siskiyou-Weed came back late to narrow the gap but could not close it as Rafael Diaz allowed just ...

July 26, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


SQUEEZED OUT

VALLEY SPRINGS – The Northgate 10-11 All Star team pushed powerful Turlock American to the brink Tuesday but came up short as Turlock American won 7-6 ...

July 22, 2015 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


STAYING ALIVE

VALLEY SPRINGS – Benny Slaughter came up big late in the game Monday for the Northgate 10-11 all-stars in a 12-8 win over Sunrise of Stockton ...

July 21, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Little League team burned by bad calls

I was never on a championship football team. I played on a few championship Little League and high school basketball teams, but in Little League ...

July 21, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Northgate 9-10 All Stars take consolation

By DAVE CAMPBELL

July 20, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Regional Sports


HOW SWEET IT IS

By DAVE CAMPBELL

July 20, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


SPLL juniors outpitch Amador West

TRACY – Spreckels Park used a pitching-by-committee approach while taking advantage of 17 walks on the way to a 14-5 second-round victory over Amador West of ...

July 17, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Manteca stopped short of Section 6 crown

TRACY – The Manteca Little League major all-stars battled for eight innings Wednesday but lost a 6-5 heartbreaker to Delta for the championship of the Section ...

July 15, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Manteca majors force winner-take-all

TRACY – Bang, bang, bang.

July 15, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Manteca majors recover well from tough loss

TRACY – What a difference a day makes.

July 14, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


PASSING THRILLER

MODESTO – East Union went 3-1 Saturday in the 2015 MJC Pirate passing tournament, losing only to eventual champion Downey A. The Lancers defeated Turlock 27-12 ...

July 13, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Reverse call mars Manteca majors loss

TRACY – The cheers turns to jeers in a hurry for the Manteca Little League fans Sunday as the go-ahead run for their team was overturned ...

July 12, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Northgate wins 9-10 title

By DAVE CAMPBELL

July 09, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Northgate forces winner-take-all final

By DAVE CAMPBELL

July 09, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


FULL PLATE

The Northgate 9-10 All Stars scored in every inning Tuesday - including six in the second and eight in the fifth - on the way to a ...

July 07, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


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