After putting together a strong showing during the California Judo Championships in San Francisco in May, three of the Manteca Judo Club standouts are looking to put their talents on the national stage during the 2010 United States Junior National Championships in Irvine this weekend.
After dropping their playoff opener, 9-7 to the White Sox on Saturday, the Spreckels Park Little League major division A's bounced back in a big way Sunday and drubbed the Blue Jays 17-3 at Brock Elliot School to remain in contention.
Be like Mike? Not feisty 7-year-old Mantecan Hunter Brooks. He's too young to be influenced by the Gatorade commercials featuring NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan anyway. His chosen career path doesn't involve a basketball, baseball bat or football cleats. He's more at home on two wheels, a handlebar and an engine. Spalding, no. KTM Pro 50, yes. "I want to be like Carmichael," Brooks said. As in Ricky Carmichael, a retired motocross and supercross ...
Scenes from the first annual Wounded Warrior Chris Braley 5K walk/run.
It turns out 2008 Manteca High graduate Marc Figone has the brains to go with the brawn. The 5-foot-8, 185-pound sophomore defensive back for Delta College's football team was named to the California Community Colleges/Football Coaches Association academic all-state team last week. Figone and fellow Mustang teammate Casey McCurdy, a wide receiver, are two of 27 players selected from a pool of about 4,000 California community college football players. Figone helped Delta compile a 5-5 ...
The relentless pressure poured on by the attacking line of the Scorpions proved to be too much for the Eagles in a 5-2 win in Manteca Area Soccer League spring season contest Saturday.
The St. Anthony's Catholic School Roadrunner Red Team for seventh and eighth grades volleyball was the No. 1 seed and finished league undefeated with a 15-0 record going into Sunday's Diocese of Stockton Catholic Youth Organization girls volleyball playoffs conducted at St. Anthony's gym on Sunday.
Scenes from the Senior Games.
For you front-loading black power guys who shop at Bass Pro in Manteca and have not seen Bob Barker's smiling face behind the counter, don't worry, he did not go to the big smoke pot in the sky, he is here in Great Falls, Mont. with me.
Scenes from Saturday's Jamming James Pitching Clinic.
The first ever berth into the California Interscholastic Federation Wrestling Championships was not enough for Sierra High standout Alex Nuanez. No, making it to Bakersfield wouldn't suffice and mere weeks after his groundbreaking CIF berth, it's obvious just making it back won't cut in next season.
ESCALON - Ripon High's girls soccer team completed the first third of its Trans Valley League schedule unscathed with a 3-1 victory over Escalon Monday.
Staff reports of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin STOCKTON - Toughing out close victories is nothing new to Manteca High's baseball team, but Monday's Stagg Classic opener with West of Tracy wasn't close. Not at first. The Buffaloes trailed 9-0 going into the bottom of the fifth but ended up prevailing 12-11. Manteca (7-4-1) scored two in the fifth and five in the sixth before sophomore slugger Daniel Miramontes sparked the seventh-inning comeback with a leadoff ...
STOCKTON - East Union High's boys golf team hopes its recent struggles in Valley Oak League dual play are behind it after turning in a rock-solid all-around performance in a non-conference tournament at Elkhorn Country Club Monday.
STOCKTON – Ripon Christian made school history this spring. The Knights' unforeseen playoff run all the way into the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII girls soccer final came to an end Saturday after running into powerhouse Bradshaw Christian Sacramento, who defeated RC 3-0 to claim its fifth straight section championship at Lincoln High. "We have a pretty dynamic offense when we're clicking," Bradshaw Christian coach Michael Rangel said. "Our patterns and pieces and our creativity inside ...
STOCKTON – Sierra has gotten the best of Kimball during its three years of existence. On Saturday, the T'Wolves defeated their Valley Oak League rival this season for a fourth straight time, but this was for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV championship at the Arnaiz Softball Complex, 4-0. Sierra junior hurler Allie Walljasper tossed nine strikeouts and freshman Devi Coglio had a two-RBI triple that crowned the T'Wolves section champion for a second time in ...
Thunder READING, Pa. – Riley Gill's 27 save shutout and Evan Barlow's goal and assist were enough to help the Reading Royals send the Stockton Thunder to a 4-0 defeat in Game 2 of the Kelly Cup Finals before 4,693 fans at Sovereign Center on Sunday.
SAN JOSE (AP) - When Logan Couture limped off the ice in the middle of a tied game San Jose desperately needed to win, it looked as if he was taking the Sharks' playoffs hopes with him.
By JOHN-JOEL GRIFFITHS
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Jennifer Johnson won the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first tour title, birdieing four of the final six holes for a one-stroke victory over Jessica Korda and Pornanong Phatlum.
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Sang-Moon Bae watched anxiously after hitting his tee shot at the par-3 17th hole Sunday in the Byron Nelson Championship.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Josef Newgarden and Graham Rahal took care of business right away Sunday.
Recently there has been a lot of discussion on how to reduce the number of gun related crimes in the U.S.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - It's only fitting that Jimmie Johnson's latest romp through the record books was shrouded in post-race controversy.
OAKLAND (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes hit a leadoff home run in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
DENVER (AP) - Juan Nicasio scattered three hits over six innings, Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki each drove in two runs and the Colorado Rockies won their first series over San Francisco in two years, beating the Giants 5-0 on Sunday.
SANTA ROSA (AP) - Always close to the front but never first at the end, Tejay van Garderen would often wear himself out wondering if he could swap the white jersey that goes to the best young rider for the yellow one that goes to the winner.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Another year, another Triple Crown hopeful unable to come through.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs opened the Western Conference finals resembling the past champions who've been there so many times before.