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Women join the hunt

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - More women are taking up the largely male-dominated sport of hunting to stock their freezers with local foods and as cultural influences, including movie heroines and marketers, make it more socially acceptable.

October 12, 2015 | | SPORTS


Court strikes down possible payments to college athletes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court struck down a plan to pay college football and basketball players in a ruling that NCAA leaders believe supports their contention that the athletes are students and not professionals.

September 30, 2015 | | SPORTS


1985: Martz scores 3 TDs in EU win

Fifty years ago, on September 23, 1965, Manteca High, led by the bruising running of Steve Smalley, dumped St. Mary's High 34-7 here. Terry Brumley passed for two touchdowns and scored one himself. The aerials went to John Newton and Chuck Scharmann, while Newton passed to Rick Fatzer for another. Smalley scored once and was the leading ball carrier for the Buffaloes. Buffalo end Jim Hill nailed a Ram ball carrier in the end zone for a safety.

September 27, 2015 | | SPORTS


Lathrop’s Cortez wins first bout

Aysia Cortez embraced her opponent and then raised her arms in triumph.

September 25, 2015 | Jonamar Jacinto | SPORTS


1915: Sand storm hurts Manteca pitching in loss

100 years ago, on September 13, 1915, owing to the absence of Kyle Potter and having the new battery at work without much practice, combined with the difficulty of pitching against the sand storm, the game between the Stockton Athletics and the Merchants presented no great plays on either side. While Libhart got two of the six hits for Manteca, the local nine still lost the game, 5 to 1.

September 20, 2015 | | SPORTS


1945: Manteca blanks Naval Annex 19-0

Sixty years ago, on September 8, 1955, Gene Peterson, Manteca's highly-heralded halfback, has decided to give up gridiron play, at least for a year. Peterson, all-Big Eight Conference star for two years at Modesto Junior College, was one for the finest running backs ever to come out of Manteca High. He is presently a junior at College of the Pacific.

September 06, 2015 | | SPORTS


1945: Eddie Bobson homers In Manteca softball victory

Sixty years ago, on August 29, 1955, fifty Manteca High varsity football hopefuls ran four laps and were ready for whatever Coaches Frank LeSan, Jim Fairchild and Joe Gambetta had in store for them at 9 a.m. today. The Buffaloes should have plenty of experience and beef in the line this year, with six first-line veterans returning. Delbert Harper, Graham Bolding, Bill Gaylor, Jack Leach, Raymond Cruz and Kenny Berna will be back vying for top berths. The backfield will have four returning veterans: Bill Marples, Ron Blakemore, James Russell, Ken Summers or Hank Tsugawa.

August 25, 2015 | | SPORTS


LION TAMERS

The Ripon Knights varsity took a three-touchdown lead and then held on to defeat the Denair Lions 26-24 at Denair High's Jack Lytton Stadium in Trans Valley Youth Football League action.

August 18, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Stanford looks to get back to the ground in 2015

STANFORD (AP) - Stanford built one of the most successful programs in the country over the past few years with a fairly simple formula: The Cardinal dominated the trenches with physical lines and a powerful running game so well that they made it to four straight BCS games.

August 18, 2015 | | SPORTS


California hopes defensive improvement sparks turnaround

BERKELEY (AP) - A potential first-round draft pick at quarterback, a deep receiving group and a potent running game will only carry California so far this season.

August 18, 2015 | | SPORTS


Surprised by teens fishing for bass

Wednesday, while I was out fishing, I was surprised to see a small group of teens fishing for bass along the bank.

July 31, 2015 | JAROD BALLARDO | SPORTS


EMPTY-HANDED

FREMONT - Spreckels Park Little League's junior all-stars had their historic run come to an end Wednesday, as they were shut down by four pitchers in a 9-0 loss to College Glen (Sacramento) in the California Division II Tournament consolation semifinal.

July 30, 2015 | Jonamar Jacinto | SPORTS


Spreckels Park junior team falls in Division II semifinal

FREMONT - Mistakes sent Spreckels Park to the consolation bracket Tuesday with a 7-3 loss to Gilroy in the semifinal of the California Division II Little League Junior All-Star Tournament at Gomes Elementary School.

July 28, 2015 | Bulletin staff reports | SPORTS


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 three hits in 5.2 innings to help Spreckels Park post a 6-4 victory Saturday in the California Division II Little League Junior All Star Tournament at Gomes Elementary School in Fremont.

July 26, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


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 in the consolation final of the Little League Section 6 Tournament at Duke Powers Field.

July 21, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


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UConn wins battle of top-ranked teams

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - UConn coach Gene Auriemma smiled at his three upperclass starters, savoring the latest virtuoso performance on the big stage by Breanna ...

February 08, 2016 | | SPORTS


Uphill skiing grabs hold in Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Skiers looking for new thrills are heading to ski resorts after dark, filling parking lots and climbing ski runs after the ...

February 07, 2016 | | SPORTS


Perfect Pusica pushes San Diego past Pacific

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Vasa Pusica made all eight shots from the field, was 3 for 3 on free throws and scored 19 points to lead ...

February 04, 2016 | | SPORTS


Pacific holds off Portland for the win

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Ray Bowles scored 19 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, and Pacific held off Portland for a 70-61 win Thursday night.

January 22, 2016 | | SPORTS


Hot start carries Gaels past Pacific Tigers

MORAGA (AP) - Jock Landale had a career-high 24 points and Emmitt Naar added 20 and Saint Mary's didn't miss a shot in the ...

January 15, 2016 | | SPORTS


Cal Bears face quarterback questions heading into 2016

BERKELEY (AP) - For the first time since his initial season as California coach, Sonny Dykes will go into spring practice looking for a quarterback.

January 13, 2016 | | SPORTS


Alabama wins 10th AP title

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Alabama won its 10th Associated Press national championship following its 45-40 victory over Clemson in the College Football Playoff title game on ...

January 13, 2016 | | SPORTS


Gutsy play helps Tide claim title

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Alabama needed it all to win the toughest national title game it had ever played during the Nick Saban dynasty. All of ...

January 12, 2016 | | SPORTS


SLEDDING!

If you ventured out into the snow country over the past holiday season, you no doubt saw just how excited we humans were to see ...

January 11, 2016 | Courtesy Calaveras Visitors Bureau | SPORTS


Saban, Swinney want underclassmen draft deadline pushed back

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban and Clemson coach Dabo Swinney say they would like the NFL to push back the deadline for underclassmen ...

January 10, 2016 | | SPORTS


Alabama vs. Clemson

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Regardless of the outcome of tonight's College Football Playoff championship game between No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama, a case ...

January 10, 2016 | | SPORTS


Pepperdine holds on to beat UOP

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) - Lamond Murray Jr. had a career-high 31 points and 10 rebounds and Pepperdine beat Pacific 81-76 on Thursday night.

January 07, 2016 | | SPORTS


Title game tests ties in Alabama hometown of Clemson coach

PELHAM, Ala. (AP) - Two autographed photos of Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hang on a wall above the used stoves and plumbing hoses in Jason Miller ...

January 06, 2016 | | SPORTS


Ratings plunge for College Football Playoff

DALLAS (AP) - Jimmy Kimmel told people to watch. Even soap opera stars on "General Hospital" made not-so-subtle references to making plans to watch the College ...

January 02, 2016 | | SPORTS


Clemson, Alabama going for title

NEW ROTK (AP) - We're down to two.

January 02, 2016 | | SPORTS


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