STOCKTON – Twenty years ago kids played baseball into the summer and usually switched out their baseball spikes for football cleats in preparation for the transition from one sport to the other.
Jacob Gomes earned the third win of his sophomore season in the Spears SRL Southwest Tour last Saturday.
The Lady Cyclones 12-under softball team of Ripon put together an impressive two-day tournament run, winning the Independent Fastpitch Association Western World Series championship in Stockton over the past weekend.
A pair of Northgate Little League standouts will continue their baseball seasons when Vince Cabeceiras and Guise Hulsebosch make the long trek east to Cooperstown, New York to participate in the National Cooperstown Tournament of Champions 12-and-under travel-ball tournament the first week of August.
Trevor Smith and Juliana Triplett of the Ripon Tribe Wrestling Club fell short of their goals at the ASICA/Vaughan Junior & Cadet National Championships this past week.
The Ripon Rampage softball program left its mark in the 2011 National Softball Association Western World Series in Sacramento and Elk Grove earlier this week.
It turns out that Belmont/Redwood Shores Little League of San Mateo has two pitching aces at its disposal.
While Alex Nuanez was looking to the future, his dad and coach, Alex Sr., took a quick glimpse at the past.
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.
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.
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.
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.