East Union High's girls basketball team and the Sierra boys will go into this week's Sac-Joaquin Section Division III openers with coveted top-four seeds, guaranteeing them two home games should they win their first-round contests.
Players compete in Sunday's Manteca Parks and Recreation Department's adult basketball league in the "E" Division between the Dirk Hoffman Industries and Roc Boys teams in the Manteca Community Gym at the Golden West School.
Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Carhartt Ford for Roush/Fenway Racing, powered to his second consecutive victory of the young 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season by capturing the Auto Club 500 from Auto Club Speedway (formally California Speedway) on Sunday.
February 23, 2009|
By DALE BOSOWSKI
Special to the Bulletin
WESTON RANCH – It was an emotional evening all around at Weston Ranch Thursday night as the Cougars beat Sierra, 56-39, to insure their first ever trip to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs.
The Ripon Quarterback Club Golf Tournament is set for Feb. 27 at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton. Check-in time is 10 a.m., and the tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 11. The dinner and awards ceremony will be at 5:15 p.m. at the Spanos Pavilion Banquet Room.
FREMONT – Although Spreckels Park never trailed, South Siskiyou-Weed came back late to narrow the gap but could not close it as Rafael Diaz allowed just three hits in 5.2 innings to help Spreckels Park post a 6-4 victory Saturday in the California Division II Little League Junior All Star Tournament at Gomes Elementary School in Fremont.
VALLEY SPRINGS – Benny Slaughter came up big late in the game Monday for the Northgate 10-11 all-stars in a 12-8 win over Sunrise of Stockton in the consolation final of the Little League Section 6 Tournament at Duke Powers Field.
On nearly every play during 11-on-11 sessions, coaches routinely had to remind players to ease up when wrapping up opposing ball carriers on Monday - the first of three days in Manteca High's four-team summer camp.