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NGLL Braves squander scoring chances in loss

Missed opportunities.

June 25, 2016 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


Northgate minors rally to TOC finals

Greg Adams pitched the final five innings for the Northgate Blue Jays on Thursday, striking out six with five hits and two runs on the way to a 13-5 semifinal win over the Spreckels Park Rangers in Little League District 67 Minors Tournament of Champions at Brock Elliott School.

June 24, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Northgate majors stifle SPLL

Willie Segura knows how to slam the door shut.

June 23, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


BLUE JAYS FLY HIGH

After going through three pitchers to keep pitch counts low, Anthony Sy took the hill for the Northgate Blue Jays with two outs in the fourth inning and struck out every batter he faced to lead the Blue Jays to a 10-3 quarterfinal win over the Lathrop Orioles in the Little League District 67 Minors Tournament of Champions at Brock Elliott School.

June 21, 2016 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


GIVE AND TAKE

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.

June 20, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Local all-stars fall in showdown

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.

June 19, 2016 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


SOUTH PICKS OFF NORTH

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.

June 19, 2016 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Thoughts on Father’s Day

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.

June 18, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Local Columns


Trio’s productive outing not enough in slugfest

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.

June 18, 2016 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


A different side of Ali

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.

June 17, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Local Columns


Manteca Little League A’s claim majors title, TOC berth

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.

June 11, 2016 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


DeFrenchi, Nationals dominate for MLL minors title

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.

June 10, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Aquila buoys SPLL Giants’ major championship win

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.

June 09, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


BACK FOR MORE

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.

June 08, 2016 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


DePrater propels Rays to Manteca LL majors title round

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.

June 07, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


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Articles By Author - Dave Campbell


FINISH STRONG

Blake Mount took the hill Monday for Northgate 'A' with two outs in the top of the fourth inning with his team leading Spreckels Park ...

July 11, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Northgate falls short in Majors 67 title game

LATHROP – Tracy American bounced back from a 10-run loss Friday to Northgate and came from behind in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat ...

July 11, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


MANTECA ALL STAR CHAMPS

STOCKTON – Held scoreless through five innings, Manteca sent 14 batters to the plate in the sixth inning Sunday and exploded for nine runs on the ...

July 10, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Northgate forces winner-take-all majors final

LATHROP - It is win-or-go-home time.

July 09, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Regional Sports


Late surge pushes Manteca juniors into finals

STOCKTON - Manteca scored two runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth to pull away from Spreckels Park for an 8-4 win in ...

July 08, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


THRILLING FINISH

It was one heck of a sixth inning.

July 06, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Spreckels, Northgate in 10-11 quarters

Niko Reitz had a two-RBI double and beat the throw home on Kyle Bagley's fielder's choice to cap a six-run fifth inning Sunday ...

July 04, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Exciting finishes, state titles highlight remarkable year

It has been a year – one very exciting year.

July 02, 2016 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


YANKS BLAST BRAVES

Trying unsuccessfully to fight off problems in the field and at the plate, the Northgate Braves gave up six runs in the fifth inning to ...

June 28, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Regional Sports


NGLL Braves force ‘if’ game in majors final

The Northgate Braves were looking for a strong pitching performance from Romeo Torres on Monday night. They got it and then some.

June 28, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Spreckels, Manteca going for Juniors title

TRACY – The Spreckels Park Giants racked up 11 hits Sunday and took advantage of 12 walks from the Weston Ranch Yankees on the way to ...

June 27, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


JAYS WIN TOC

With the 10-0 win by the Northgate Blue Jays over the Lathrop Reds on Saturday, Northgate gained its second consecutive banner in the Little League ...

June 27, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


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