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Fire in paradise

I have been watching in horrid fascination, the news coverage of the Rim Fire near Yosemite Park. As near as I can tell from the various news sources, the fire seems to have begun in the Lumsden's Bridge area along the Tuolumne River.

September 02, 2013 | Don Moyer | SPORTS


Mulling expectations & blooper reels

Waking up for a fishing trip is no problem.

August 28, 2013 | Jeff Lund | SPORTS


Ripon’s Tijero races to world title

Aiden Tijero brought a world championship to his hometown of Ripon less than two weeks ago.

August 24, 2013 | John-Joel Griffiths | SPORTS


Slain Australian came to US for school, baseball

ADA, Okla. (AP) - Chris Lane traveled from Australia to the United States for the love of the game - and the opportunity to secure a college degree while playing America's pastime. On the small campus of East Central University in Oklahoma, he made a home for himself in class and on the baseball field.

August 22, 2013 | | SPORTS


No tent is better than no coffee

After work Friday I hustled home to take the second to last test for my research methods class. Once I finished (I got an 88 percent - I haven't been an 'A' student since high school) I threw some clothes in a bag. I know many might consider the act of throwing clothes in a bag as "packing", but "packing" implies that there was logic and thought used. When the bag was full, I zipped it and waited for Kurt.

August 14, 2013 | Jeff Lund | SPORTS


Terpstra joins OKC Thunder staff

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma City Thunder has named two new assistant coaches to its bench.

July 31, 2013 | | SPORTS


Cops: Evidence found in secret Hernandez apartment

- Aaron Hernandez's home address was no secret after the media camped outside the massive house for days, and cameras caught him leaving, hands cuffed behind his back, when he was arrested for murder.

July 03, 2013 | | SPORTS


Roughing it in the wild

Last week in this column, we talked about luxury in wilderness settings, like fancy mountain lodges, or white water raft trips that featured crystal stemware, linen tablecloths, anf even a sommelier to properly open and serve the right after dinner wine. This week, I thought I'd explore the opposite end of the spectrum: survival techniques that you might use to keep you alive if you should unexpectedly find yourself injured or stranded in the wilderness. Actually spending time in the wild is probably one of the safest pastimes of all, but the possibility still exists that something totally out ...

June 24, 2013 | | SPORTS


Manteca tops Weston Ranch Cards

By DAVE CAMPBELL

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS


NORTH FALLS TO SOUTH

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.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS


Luxury in the wilderness

My favorite fishing and hunting spots are almost always out in the wilderness where I can fish or hunt all day without seeing another human. As our world becomes increasingly crowded, finding solitude becomes harder and harder.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS


Iwakuma loses 1st game in 10 starts as A’s top Mariners

OAKLAND (AP) - Hisashi Iwakuma has been so good for so long that Sunday's outing seems like some sort of aberration.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS


Freeman, Teheran lead Braves past SF

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.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS


D’Alessandro is new Kings’ GM

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings hired Denver executive Pete D'Alessandro as their new general manager on Saturday.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS


Manu Ginobili sparks Spurs to Game 5 win

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - With the old Manu Ginobili back, the San Antonio Spurs looked like champs again.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS


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Diaz, Ferrer dominate for state titles

FRESNO - Two members of Lancer Youth Wrestling placed first in the California USA Greco/Cadet Freestyle State Championship at Selland Arena on April 15-17.

April 28, 2016 | | SPORTS


Manteca’s major Cubs hammer foes

The Cubs hammered out 17 hits Friday and plated 10 runs in the third inning on the way to a 20-8 four-inning mercy rule win ...

April 24, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


MANTECA POUNDS SPRECKELS

The Manteca Juniors Red Sox pounded out 10 hits and drew six walks to trigger the mercy rule after five innings Saturday, defeating the Spreckels ...

April 18, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Timbers beat Earthquakes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Fanendo Adi scored two second-half goals in the Portland Timbers' 3-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

April 17, 2016 | | SPORTS


Northgate tops Speckels in Juniors

Marcos Sequeira went 2 for 4 with two RBI and three stolen bases and was part of a three-man pitching rotation that limited the Spreckels ...

April 11, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


UConn nears historic finish

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Breanna Stewart came to UConn with the lofty goal of winning four national championships and the Huskies are now just one victory away ...

April 05, 2016 | | SPORTS


Nova wins title on Jenkins’ buzzer beater

HOUSTON (AP) - One good shot deserved another.

April 05, 2016 | | SPORTS


Northgate Giants team tops Manteca Nationals in Juniors

Marcus Sequeira led the Northgate Giants to a 13-3 win over the Manteca Nationals, going the distance in the seven-inning Juniors contest while having a ...

April 04, 2016 | | SPORTS


Stockton Ports host Nuts in opener

STOCKTON - When the Stockton Ports' season opener Thursday when they host the Modesto Nuts they will unveil new items and programs around Banner Island Ballpark.

April 03, 2016 | | SPORTS


Stanford coach Haase once thought he’d play for school

STANFORD (AP) - More than a decade ago, when Jerod Haase had just bought his own home in Kansas, his mother sent a truckload of his ...

March 29, 2016 | | SPORTS


Yes, it’s Syracuse (& OU, ‘Nova & Heels)

When the word "Syracuse" popped up on the bracket for the first time, most of the so-called experts were crying "foul," not shouting "Final Four."

March 29, 2016 | By EDDIE PELLS | SPORTS


Northgate Angels top A’s in AAA

The Angels led off the third inning with three consecutive doubles for an 11-6 win over the A's in Northgate Little league AAA play.

March 29, 2016 | | SPORTS


Stanford women fall to Washington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Stanford put itself in an early hole and could never dig its way out

March 27, 2016 | | SPORTS


Syracuse rallies for spot in Final Four

CHICAGO (AP) - Malachi Richardson smiled as he ran up the court while making circles around his eyes with his hands. Houston was right there in ...

March 27, 2016 | | SPORTS


NC races to another Final Four

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Brice Johnson had 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead North Carolina to an 88-74 victory over Notre Dame on Sunday night, leaving ...

March 27, 2016 | | SPORTS


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