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NCAA disassociates college sports from daily fantasy games

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NCAA is pulling the plug on daily fantasy sports games.

October 22, 2015 | | SPORTS


Cowboys varsity comes within inches of win

Trabron Russell's fourth-down dive for the goal line late in the game was ruled inches short Sunday despite knocking over the goal-line pylon and as a result the Manteca Cowboys varsity lost 25-22 to the visiting Edison Jr. Vikings at Dino Cunial Field in DYSA action.

October 20, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


LONG TIME COMING

RIPON - Finally.

October 20, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Ripon rules VFL tourney for 1st title

LODI - The blank banner in the North Gym will finally get some numbers on it.

October 20, 2015 | | SPORTS


EU closes in on playoff berth with tie

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.

October 20, 2015 | | SPORTS


American uprising: Memphis, Temple join Houston in AP Top 25

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.

October 18, 2015 | | SPORTS


Ohio University ex-athlete sues school over injury

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.

October 16, 2015 | | SPORTS


Who’s next at USC? Possible candidates to be Trojans coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) - For the third time in five years, Southern California is searching for a coach.

October 12, 2015 | | SPORTS


Women join the hunt

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.

October 12, 2015 | | SPORTS


Court strikes down possible payments to college athletes

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.

September 30, 2015 | | SPORTS


1985: Martz scores 3 TDs in EU win

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.

September 27, 2015 | | SPORTS


Lathrop’s Cortez wins first bout

Aysia Cortez embraced her opponent and then raised her arms in triumph.

September 25, 2015 | Jonamar Jacinto | SPORTS


1915: Sand storm hurts Manteca pitching in loss

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.

September 20, 2015 | | SPORTS


1945: Manteca blanks Naval Annex 19-0

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.

September 06, 2015 | | SPORTS


1945: Eddie Bobson homers In Manteca softball victory

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.

August 25, 2015 | | SPORTS


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International League wins Triple-A All-Star Game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Lehigh Valley's Edward Mujica and nine other relievers allowed only one hit in seven scoreless innings in the International League ...

July 14, 2016 | | SPORTS


Coastal Carolina wins CWS vs. Arizona

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore often said he just wanted his team to reach the College World Series.

July 01, 2016 | | SPORTS


Bad weather postpones CWS final

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The College World Series championship game between Coastal Carolina and Arizona was postponed until Thursday because of inclement weather in the Omaha ...

June 30, 2016 | | SPORTS


RED SOX SEIZE D67 BANNER

TRACY - The Manteca Little League Red Sox put the finishing touches on their undefeated run in the District 67 Junior Division Tournament of Champions on ...

June 28, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | SPORTS


Arizona’s Cloney shuts down Chanticleers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - JC Cloney just keeps rolling along at the College World Series, pushing Arizona to the doorstep of its second national championship in ...

June 28, 2016 | | SPORTS


Spreckels, Manteca going for Juniors title

TRACY – The Spreckels Park Giants racked up 11 hits Sunday and took advantage of 12 walks from the Weston Ranch Yankees on the way to ...

June 27, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


JAYS WIN TOC

With the 10-0 win by the Northgate Blue Jays over the Lathrop Reds on Saturday, Northgate gained its second consecutive banner in the Little League ...

June 27, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


SWINGIN’ A’s

Manteca Little League's major A's are smashing their way through the consolation bracket in the District 67 Tournament of Champions.

June 24, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | SPORTS


Northgate minors rally to TOC finals

Greg Adams pitched the final five innings for the Northgate Blue Jays on Thursday, striking out six with five hits and two runs on the ...

June 24, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Northgate majors stifle SPLL

Willie Segura knows how to slam the door shut.

June 23, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


RAYS ROLL

TRACY - Ramiro Suarez twirled a five-inning no-hitter and drove in four runs Wednesday, as the Northgate Little League Rays toppled the Tracy National Giants 10-0 ...

June 23, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | SPORTS


GIVE AND TAKE

TRACY - When the Tracy American White Sox scored on the Manteca Red Sox on Monday, that was the only run the Red Sox have given ...

June 20, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


UCSB knocks Miami out of CWS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - As players and coaches celebrated their victory over Miami, a fan behind the UC Santa Barbara dugout held up a sign reading ...

June 20, 2016 | | SPORTS


DeFrenchi, Nationals dominate for MLL minors title

Dominating from the mound, powerful from the plate and alert on the base paths, Wyatt DeFrenchi formed a one-man wrecking crew for the Nationals on ...

June 10, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Aquila buoys SPLL Giants’ major championship win

There are three aspects to baseball – pitching, hitting and fielding – and Steven Aquila came up big for the Giants in all three on Wednesday in ...

June 09, 2016 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


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