RIPON - Finally.
LODI - The blank banner in the North Gym will finally get some numbers on it.
OAKDALE - East Union dropped further from the pack in the Valley Oak League championship race but is still in position to earn a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth after its 1-1 tie in Oakdale.
NEW YORK (AP) - The American Athletic Conference wants to be considered closer in quality to the Power Five conferences than it is to its fellow Group of Five leagues.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - A former Ohio University baseball player has sued the school, alleging that his career ended because his coach discouraged players from complaining about injuries.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - For the third time in five years, Southern California is searching for a coach.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - More women are taking up the largely male-dominated sport of hunting to stock their freezers with local foods and as cultural influences, including movie heroines and marketers, make it more socially acceptable.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court struck down a plan to pay college football and basketball players in a ruling that NCAA leaders believe supports their contention that the athletes are students and not professionals.
Fifty years ago, on September 23, 1965, Manteca High, led by the bruising running of Steve Smalley, dumped St. Mary's High 34-7 here. Terry Brumley passed for two touchdowns and scored one himself. The aerials went to John Newton and Chuck Scharmann, while Newton passed to Rick Fatzer for another. Smalley scored once and was the leading ball carrier for the Buffaloes. Buffalo end Jim Hill nailed a Ram ball carrier in the end zone for a safety.
Aysia Cortez embraced her opponent and then raised her arms in triumph.
100 years ago, on September 13, 1915, owing to the absence of Kyle Potter and having the new battery at work without much practice, combined with the difficulty of pitching against the sand storm, the game between the Stockton Athletics and the Merchants presented no great plays on either side. While Libhart got two of the six hits for Manteca, the local nine still lost the game, 5 to 1.
Sixty years ago, on September 8, 1955, Gene Peterson, Manteca's highly-heralded halfback, has decided to give up gridiron play, at least for a year. Peterson, all-Big Eight Conference star for two years at Modesto Junior College, was one for the finest running backs ever to come out of Manteca High. He is presently a junior at College of the Pacific.
Sixty years ago, on August 29, 1955, fifty Manteca High varsity football hopefuls ran four laps and were ready for whatever Coaches Frank LeSan, Jim Fairchild and Joe Gambetta had in store for them at 9 a.m. today. The Buffaloes should have plenty of experience and beef in the line this year, with six first-line veterans returning. Delbert Harper, Graham Bolding, Bill Gaylor, Jack Leach, Raymond Cruz and Kenny Berna will be back vying for top berths. The backfield will have four returning veterans: Bill Marples, Ron Blakemore, James Russell, Ken Summers or Hank Tsugawa.
The Ripon Knights varsity took a three-touchdown lead and then held on to defeat the Denair Lions 26-24 at Denair High's Jack Lytton Stadium in Trans Valley Youth Football League action.
STANFORD (AP) - Stanford built one of the most successful programs in the country over the past few years with a fairly simple formula: The Cardinal dominated the trenches with physical lines and a powerful running game so well that they made it to four straight BCS games.
Ryan Zimmermann led the Red Sox to a 6-1 win over the Nationals last Monday in Manteca Little League junior division action at Morenzone Field.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
HOUSTON (AP) - One good shot deserved another.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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."
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.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Stanford put itself in an early hole and could never dig its way out
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 ...