Sixteen-year-old Mantecan Will Brink posted his best round of the summer when he won the Oakdale Rotary Junior Classic at Oakdale Golf and Country Club Monday.
Andrew Bonner's exhausting summer schedule is about to get busier. But first, he is going to bask in his most recent performance. The star golfer out of Ripon High is two days removed from being eliminated from the 64th U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at the Gold Mountain Olympic Course in Bremerton, Wash. Bonner was knocked out in the first round of match play by Chelso Barrett of New Hampshire, but getting to that point was ...
Manteca Baseball Club's run toward a Mattingly World Series berth ended Wednesday at Beyer High in Modesto, but it was an impressive run nonetheless.
DANVILLE - The game fittingly ended with two spectacular diving grabs in left field. It was defense, after all, that keyed the Manteca Little League 9-10 all-stars' 4-1 victory over California Little League Section 3 Tournament host San Ramon Valley at Los Cerros Middle School Wednesday. Isaac Maldonado charged toward the infield and laid out to make those catches, robbing Jake Benno and Tanner Ruschell of base hits. Manteca committed just one harmless error all ...
Demitrius Snaer went out with a bang. After failing to place in the 35-39 men's division 100- and 200-meter dashes, the 36-year-old Mantecan anchored the winning 4x100 relay team in the World Masters Athletics Championships at Sacramento State's A.G. Spanos Sports Complex Sunday. Snear was joined by Antwon Dussett, Thachvu Ho and Lyndell Pittman, and together they set a new record time of 41.89 seconds. A team from Great Britain held the old record (42.51) ...
Tilting my day toward the night hours makes me feel like I am running behind, so I prefer waking up early in general and on vacation, especially since many of my vacations involve fishing.
DANVILLE - Manteca Little League's 9-10-year-old all-stars hadn't faced a pitcher they couldn't hit until Monday.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.