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.
Six innings of baseball was not enough time to decide which of Spreckels Park or Northgate Little League's 11-year-old all-star teams would meet its seasons end. After eight innings it was Northgate that was eliminated in a 5-4 loss Thursday.
Coaches put little stock on 7-on-7 passing scrimmages, and for good reason. Quarterbacks aren't worried about blood-thirsty linebackers breathing down their necks, and there aren't big bodies in front of them blocking their view downfield. But you obviously don't want your quarterback to look bad under such low-pressure situations. Manteca High's varsity squad hasn't had that problem this summer. Senior Alex Martinez has taken the reins after serving as the understudy for standout Matt Burrows, ...
STOCKTON - On Sunday, the NASCAR Whelen All-American Racing Series ignited the smoldering racing surface in the annual Firecracker 150, brought to you by California Welding Supply Co.
Dylan Hodges was three outs away from a complete-game, mercy-shortened victory for Northgate Little League's 11-year-old all-stars Monday at Neil Hafley School's Bassi Field.
Manteca Little League's minor-division all-stars surged into the District 67 Little League Tournament quarterfinals with two wins this past weekend in Tracy.
Manteca Bowl & Family Fun Center SUNDAY BACON LEAGUE: Mike Marshall 204-233/632, Jesse Woodruff 211-213, Al Baron214. TUESDAY SENIORS: John Reaves 237-223, George Whitis 214-212, Pat Fisher 211-210, Dave Heagney 254, Dale Edenstrom 234, Bob Perrin 224, Terrell Estes 210. TUESDAY BACON LEAGUE: Jason Brown 202-217-229/648, Dan Roland 225/225, Phil Berg 225 MONEY MIXERS Alex Leslie,214-222-225/661 Daniel Tylij 230-248 Jerry Fisher 234-228. Jake Jacobson 246, John Heathman 245, Quinton Terra 237, Jerome Siebler 236. ...
Joining the ranks of Babe Ruth baseball was never too complicated for the Manteca area players graduating from Little League.
TRACY - Lathrop 13-year-old All-Star starting pitcher Gabriel Rodriguez had little trouble keeping the Northgate bats in check through four innings.
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.