TRACY - When the Tracy American White Sox scored on the Manteca Red Sox on Monday, that was the only run the Red Sox have given up in two games of the Little League District 67 Juniors Tournament of Champions, but that would not slow Manteca down as the Red Sox rolled to an 11-1 five-run mercy rule win at Monticello School.
STOCKTON – Despite the best efforts of the Manteca High and Sierra High girls playing for Valley Oak League/San Joaquin Athletic Association, Tri-City Athletic League snuck a goal through in the closing seconds in the Fifth Annual San Joaquin Soccer Alliance All-Star Game on Sunday at Lincoln High School's Spanos Stadium for a 3-2 win.
TRACY – The South scored on interceptions on the final play of first half and late in the second half, defeating the North 28-20 for the second year in a row and third in the last four outings Saturday night in the 43rd Annual District 4-A1 Lion's All-Star Game at Tracy High's Wayne Schneider Stadium.
I recently stumbled on some old floppy disks (are there any other kind?) that have some of my old columns going back up to 14 years. Some stand the test of time, others not so much. This one was from 1993.
STOCKTON - Pudi Garcia Hernandez of Weston Ranch, East Union's Alejandra Rascon and Ripon's Taylor Jaquez came into Friday's High School All-Star Softball Classic with a combined batting average of .400. The trio teamed up to go 9 for 11with seven runs and a double but it was not enough as their South team lost 17-16 to the North at Delta College's Bucky Layland Softball Complex.
When I was in the Manteca Bulletin office the other day discussing the content of this column, the boy popped up with how I should not write it. That is exactly why I am going to write it – for his generation and those too young to remember circa 1964.
The A's did not score the first run Friday night, but they scored the rest and defeated the Rays via the mercy rule 11-1 in four innings for the Manteca Little League major championship at Lincoln Park.
Dominating from the mound, powerful from the plate and alert on the base paths, Wyatt DeFrenchi formed a one-man wrecking crew for the Nationals on Thursday in an 11-1 mercy rule win over the Rangers for the Manteca Little League minor championship on the major-league diamond at Lincoln Park.
There are three aspects to baseball – pitching, hitting and fielding – and Steven Aquila came up big for the Giants in all three on Wednesday in a thrilling 6-4 win over the Red Sox for the Spreckels Park Little League major championship at Brock Elliott School.
After a horrific start Tuesday, Giants pitcher Zac Cook got three consecutive outs to end the first inning and then blanked the Red Sox through the fourth and was relieved by Eddie DeAvila.
Dylan DePrater kept the Yankees off balance Monday and led the Rays to a 5-3 win in consolation action of the Manteca Little League majors playoffs at Lincoln Park.
Bikram Thiara made history Saturday night.
Willie Segura racked up 12 strikeouts on Friday to lead the Braves to a 5-0 win over the White Sox for the Northgate Little League championship on Gillen Field.
The Red Sox took advantage of multiple sixth-inning Nationals mistakes Thursday to put up six runs in the frame on the way to a 9-1 win for the Manteca Little League juniors championship.
LODI – It may be baseball season, but Ronaldo Tijero's football training came in handy Monday night.
LATHROP - What started out nip-and-tuck ended up anything but Wednesday night, as visiting Manteca pulled away in the first game and rolled through the next ...
The Manteca Junior Timberwolves junior varsity clinched the top seed in the upcoming Delta Youth Football playoffs with a 43-0 shellacking of visiting Empire at ...
Jacob DeJesus was in on the first three Manteca touchdowns Thursday and Trabron Russell ground out 148 yards to lead the still-undefeated Buffaloes to a ...
SALIDA – It is not over until it is over – and that does not necessarily mean when time runs out.
TRACY - Sierra's 57-22 shellacking of Kimball of Tracy on Friday had it all – an interception returned for a touchdown, points taken off the board ...
Part of the shtick of those who eschew political correctness is the utter disdain of protected classes. Well, in Dave's world, three classes top ...
Two longstanding Manteca Halloween traditions - Downtown Safe Halloween and the Boys & Girls Club carnival and haunted house - are Saturday, Oct. 22.
I recently took a week off and went relatively unplugged. For a few days I was out of cell range and without electricity or running ...
Manteca's service game is improving.
ESCALON - It is said that records can be thrown out in rivalry games.
LODI - Dennis Crum was in on three touchdowns for the varsity Manteca Cowboys in a 50-0 thumping of the host Lodi Colts on Saturday in ...
Lathrop is a win away from a milestone under first-year head coach Heather Anderson.
Manteca put up 51 first-half points Thursday in a 67-0 shellacking of host Sierra in Valley Oak League freshman football action at Daniel Teicheira Memorial ...
Freshman quarterback Niko Ilardi hit fellow freshman Dorian Dougherty with a 60-yard touchdown toss for his first of three touchdowns throws for the Indians as ...
LATHROP - One step forward, two steps back.