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HOT BATS

TRACY - It was hard to tell which was hotter Wednesday, the scorching San Joaquin Valley sun or the smoking Manteca Giants bats.

June 21, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


O’s SINK MARLINS

The Spreckels Park Orioles scored in every inning but one Tuesday in the District 67 Minors Tournament of Champions quarterfinal and held the Manteca Marlins scoreless in the final two en route to 20-9 win at Brock Elliot School.

June 20, 2017 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


GIANTS OUTSLUG DODGERS

TRACY - Seth Dunn led a 16-hit parade for the Lathrop Giants on Monday, going 4 for 4 with a triple and five RBI as they outlasted the Salida Dodgers 18-9 in consolation action of the District 67 Majors Tournament of Champions at Legacy Fields.

June 20, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


To this day I wonder how he slept at night

In 1982 after the boy came along, I had to find a job. College was done for the time being and I ended up working at Lawrence Livermore National Labs for a contractor.

June 19, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Local Columns


NORTHGATE TAKEs 67 TITLE

STOCKTON – An RBI triple by Trenton Bardonner and an RBI double by Dennis Crum in the second inning sparked the Northgate Dodgers to an early lead they would not relinquish Friday over the Spreckels Park Tigers as Northgate claimed the championship banner of the District 67 Juniors Tournament of Champions at Paul E. Weston Park.

June 19, 2017 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


North defeated in All-Star game

TRACY – Inspiration will take a team just so far.

June 18, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Football


Defense saves South team

STOCKTON - Ripon's Andrew Durrer saved the best for last.

June 17, 2017 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


TIGERS SURVIVE SCARE

STOCKTON - Spreckels Park pitcher Mikey Elder found the remedy for his team's error bug - strikeouts.

June 16, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


WIRE TO WIRE

STOCKTON - The Northgate Dodgers put up four first-inning runs and never trailed Tuesday in a 9-4 win over the Spreckels Park Tigers in semifinal action of the District 67 Juniors Tournament of Champions at Paul E. Weston Park.

June 13, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Salida eliminates Manteca in junior TOC

STOCKTON - The Manteca White juniors had problems keeping the ball in front of them Monday and committed eight errors in a 9-5 elimination loss to the Salida Dodgers in the District 67 Tournament of Champions at Paul E. Weston Park.

June 13, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Giants rally for Manteca LL title

The Giants scored all of their runs in the final two innings Thursday to come from behind and beat the A's 3-2 for the Manteca Little League majors championship at Lincoln Park.

June 11, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Giants rally for MLL title

The Giants scored all of their runs in the final two innings Thursday to come from behind and beat the A's 3-2 for the Manteca Little League majors championship at Lincoln Park.

June 09, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


SPLL Giants ride Ontai to majors title

Kainoa Ontai started and ended the game with a bang Tuesday, leading the Giants to an 11-1 five-inning mercy-rule win over the White Sox for the majors championship of Spreckels Park Little League.

June 08, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


MLL Brewers win slugfest

The Brewers scored four runs in the top of the seventh and held on for a 15-12 extra-inning win Monday over the Yankees in Manteca Little League major division elimination game at Lincoln Park.

June 06, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


10-run blitz sends Giants to win in Spreckels Park LL

Sante Duarte's two-RBI double in the second inning and his two-RBI single in the third was part of a 10-run blitz for the Giants in their 12-5 win over the White Sox in Spreckels Park Little League majors playoff action on Saturday at Brock Elliott School.

June 05, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


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Northgate prevails during section home run derby

STOCKTON – Amador East and Northgate had a home-run derby of their own Sunday, combining for 10 home runs in a 17-11 consolation win for Northgate ...

July 16, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


NORTHGATE REIGNS AGAIN

Northgate Red's D'Angelo Canela had the big bat Tuesday, but none bigger than in fourth inning when he smacked the second pitch he ...

July 11, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Regional Sports


HERE WE GO AGAIN

For the fourth year in a row, the District 67 9-10-year-old All-Star Champion will be from Northgate Little League. The only question is, which Northgate ...

July 10, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Spreckels Park falls in Juniors section opener

TRACY – Spreckels Park dropped the opener of the Section 6 Juniors All-Star Tournament to Delta of Stockton 8-1 at Tracy Ball Park on Sunday.

July 10, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


MANTECA TOPS NORTHGATE

Three Manteca second-inning home runs broke a close game with Northgate wide open Sunday on the way to Manteca pulling away to win the District ...

July 10, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Northgate boys three-peat

For the Northgate 11-12 year old all stars, the third time was a charm – just like the first and second times were.

July 10, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


Northgate Red hot in drubbing of Patterson

TRACY - Northgate Red put up 23 runs in the second inning Friday and coasted to a 32-9 four-inning mercy-shortened consolation quarterfinal win over Patterson in ...

July 07, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Regional Sports


Wentworth, Manteca clobber Spreckels Park in semifinal

Manteca's Tyler Paul Wentworth led the game off with a home run and added a two-run shot in the second inning for two of ...

July 07, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


SPLL staves off Manteca’s late rally

Manteca tallied seven runs in the final two innings Wednesday but that was not quite enough, as Spreckels Park held on for a 14-13 consolation ...

July 05, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


BOMBS AWAY

Anything worth doing once is worth doing twice.

July 05, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


FAMILIAR FOES

TRACY - Manteca Green's Preston Smith had a two-RBI double in a seven-run second inning Monday and added a two-RBI triple in a seven-run fourth ...

July 03, 2017 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


Miller, SPLL 11s crush Tracy American

Tommy Miller likes them high.

June 30, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Regional Sports


GOING THE DISTANCE

Mallory Brubaker tried a different strategy on her final race of the season.

June 29, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


DIFFERENCE MAKER

Spreckels Park pitcher Jacob Martinez Jr. twirled a complete-game four-hit shutout Wednesday, at one point retiring nine Northgate batters in a row as Spreckels Park ...

June 28, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


ALL OR NOTHING

It is win-or-stay-home time.

June 28, 2017 | Dave Campbell | NEWS


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