The Ripon Sea Lions' reign continues, as the longtime program clinched its third straight conference title in the Mid-Valley Swim League Championships Saturday at Oakdale High.
MANTECA BOWL & FAMILY FUN CENTER JUNIOR SUMMER: Dylan Taylor 500, Tristan Alfred 479, Lane Cheatham 472, Krystal Nieto 274, Kylie Pugliese 218, Kaitlin Beer 140. PEE WEES: Nicholas Pugliese 196, Grant Acosta 177, Connor Giovannoni 171, Mak Bailey 190, Jessi Suggs 187, Dani Acosta 160. MONDAY NO-TAP: Bob Smith 273-300-795, John Reaves 255-264-266-785, George Whitis 278-248-736. TUESDAY SENIORS: John Lewis 216-243, John Reaves 233, Hank Nascimento 220, Jack Smith 200. ...
A pair of young Manteca softball players played an integral role in the Mayhem Fastpitch 10-under softball team's 2011 NSA Nor Cal State Championship run. Pitcher Lindsey Walljasper and catcher Katie Johnson helped outlast five other teams for the coveted state title.
Four Mantecans representing Tiger Aquatics competed in the Adam Szmidt Memorial Pacific Swimming Junior Olympics Championships July 7-10.
STOCKTON - Some programs attack the summer months to fine tune offensive schemes and readjust according to player personnel.
TRACY - Zach Chamberlain got the final out of Manteca Little League's 15-5 victory over Tracy American with a nice throw from the third-base side of the infield.
TRACY - No passing scrimmages, no passing tournaments, no camps. Tuesday and Wednesday marked the first - and last - days of the summer that Lathrop High's football program was placed in a competitive setting against teams from other schools. With the Sac-Joaquin Section's Dead Period in effect next Monday, the three-day, full-contact camp at West High's Steve Lopez Stadium gives the Spartans a chance to see what they have against stiff competition until a ...
TRACY - The Manteca Little League 11-12-year-old All-Stars were two outs away from the District 67 title, but a stubborn Tracy American Team turned a game-tying run in the sixth inning into a season-saving 5-3 eight-inning win.
TRACY - Tracy American made big plays on defense, and Spreckels Park struggled to execute the simple ones.
STOCKTON - Going over all that Sierra High's football program lost through graduation after last season's gut-wrenching Sac-Joaquin Section playoff loss to Patterson would take ions.
TRACY - Ryan Bergman more than made up for his own mistakes and others made by his teammates.
JUNIOR SUMMER: Lane Cheathman 562, Tristan Alfred 551, Dylan Taylor 507, Krystal Nieto 264, Kylie Pugliese 231.
TRACY - After opening the seventh by retiring three straight Northgate batters, Manuel Rubio led off the Weston Ranch half of the inning with a double. And Josh Dilg took one pitch to finish off the Northgate major all-stars' season with a 5-4 extra-inning win Friday.
TRACY - Pitching depth is imperative in double-elimination tournaments. After dispatching Weston Ranch 8-0 in the Little League District 67 All-Star Tournament Friday at Jefferson School, Manteca's minor-division squad is set up nicely for the winner's-bracket semifinal. Manteca had three pitchers combine for a two-hitter, and they flirted with a perfect game until it was broken up by an infield throwing error with two outs in the fifth inning. Dakota Lewis and Anthony Fulk belted ...
TRACY - Jordan Eakes got Northgate Little League's major all-stars going by crushing a home run to straightaway center off the first pitch delivered by Tracy American ace Conner Johnson in the third inning.
By DAVE CAMPBELL
MODESTO – When the North scored with 2 minutes, 33 seconds left in the 40th Central California Lions All-Star Football Game at Modesto Junior College, it still trailed the South by two points.
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OAKLAND (AP) - Hisashi Iwakuma has been so good for so long that Sunday's outing seems like some sort of aberration.
ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in one run, Julio Teheran pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Sunday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings hired Denver executive Pete D'Alessandro as their new general manager on Saturday.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - With the old Manu Ginobili back, the San Antonio Spurs looked like champs again.
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - A steady hand gave Justin Rose the shiny U.S. Open Trophy. A wild ride gave Phil Mickelson yet another silver medal.
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Tiger Woods made birdie at the first hole, only to watch his day go racing downhill from there.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - There was no celebration after the game for Earthquakes interim coach Mark Watson. San Jose's players prefer waiting for something a bit bigger.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - John Force ended a 31-event winless streak Sunday in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, beating Cruz Pedregon in the final round.
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Shawn Stefani lost track of the ball as soon it rocketed off his 4-iron.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Scott Parel won the Air Capital Classic on Sunday to become the fourth-oldest winner in Web.com Tour history, closing with a 7-under 64 for a three-stroke victory.
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Greg Biffle gave Ford a milestone victory - right down the road from company headquarters.
BOSTON (AP) - Tyler Seguin knew something had to be said.