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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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OKLAHOMA VS. VILLANOVA

Nobody in the NBA was knocking down Ryan Arcidiacono's door when his junior season ended a year ago. Buddy Hield - that was a different ...

March 27, 2016 | By EDDIE PELLS | SPORTS


Oregon drops defending champ Duke in Sweet 16

ANAHEIM (AP) - Dillon Brooks scored 22 points and Oregon advanced to the brink of its first Final Four in 77 years with an 82-68 victory ...

March 25, 2016 | | SPORTS


Pine powers Northgate O’s blowout win

Brandon Pine had a stellar outing at the plate and on the hill to lead the Orioles past the A's 15-1 in Northgate Triple-A ...

March 24, 2016 | | SPORTS


No. 2 seed Villanova makes it to Sweet 16

NEW YORK (AP) - Upset in the NCAA Tournament the last couple of years, No. 2 seed Villanova and its seniors made it to the Sweet ...

March 20, 2016 | | SPORTS


Little Rock stuns Purdue in 2OT

DENVER (AP) - Little Rock is advancing thanks to an out-of-nowhere comeback that led to a victory over Purdue.

March 18, 2016 | | SPORTS


NCAA Tournament Capsules

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Zak Irvin hit a go-ahead 3-pointer and a pair of free throws in the closing minute as Michigan pulled out another one ...

March 16, 2016 | | SPORTS


Pacific hires former NBA player as coach

STOCKTON (AP) - Former Arizona star and NBA Rookie of the Year Damon Stoudamire was hired Wednesday as the new coach at Pacific.

March 16, 2016 | | SPORTS


No. 1 for now: Oregon, Virginia top seeds

NEW YOORK (AP) - A topsy-turvy season in college basketball delivered a few more twists when the brackets came out Sunday.

March 13, 2016 | | SPORTS


Krenz homer paces A’s win

The A's downed the Reds 6-1 in opening major division play Saturday in Northgate Little league action.

March 13, 2016 | | SPORTS


No. 25 Cal outlasts Oregon State

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Every time California tried to pull away from Oregon State, the Beavers clawed their way back.

March 11, 2016 | | SPORTS


Cal blows late lead at Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Gabe York made two 3-pointers in the final minute, the last to give his team the lead with 19 seconds to play ...

March 03, 2016 | | SPORTS


Wrestler with herpes urges CIF to delay meet

SAN JOSE (AP) - A high school wrestler who believes he contracted a highly contagious virus known as "mat herpes" during a recent tournament in Northern ...

March 03, 2016 | | SPORTS


Suspended Pacific coach Ron Verlin leaves school

STOCKTON (AP) - Pacific head coach Ron Verlin and assistant Dwight Young are leaving the school.

March 03, 2016 | | SPORTS


California will search for QB in spring ball

BERKELEY (AP) - With Jared Goff preparing for the NFL draft, California is set to begin the process of filling the big void he left at ...

March 03, 2016 | | SPORTS


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