Manteca left it up to a sophomore to stop the bleeding. But by the time C.J. Rivas had toed the rubber to start the third inning the wound was too much for the Buffaloes to recover from in a 7-0 loss to Escalon Tuesday. Rivas watched as the Trans Valley League powerhouse powered its way to a gaping seven-run lead during the first two innings. Spencer Franceschetti and Leighton Pangilinan (1 for 1, two runs, ...
After three straight blowouts to start the season, East Union head coach Dan Triglia was hoping that the three matchups against Lodi, Tracy and Tokay scheduled for this week would offer his Lancers a challenge heading into Valley Oak League play.
Freshman Forrest Tolman made his mark early for the Sierra High tennis team Tuesday in an 11.5-3.5 win over Central Valley at East Union.
OAKDALE – The word around Valley Oak League clubhouses heading into this season is that Oakdale would scare more than its fair share of opponents this season.
North provided nothing but the usual poked purple canvas showing what looked like the immense brightness of something beyond. South was aglow with intervals of orange and yellow.
ATWATER - Daylynn Penner struck out seven of the first 10 batters she faced as the Sierra sophomore softball team got 11 hits from eight different girls and made short work of Buhach Colony, 7-2.
ELK GROVE - It took some of Manteca's promising up-and-coming talents to hand young Cosumnes Oaks its first loss of the season, 2-1, Tuesday.
STOCKTON – Edison scored three runs in the first and another in the second and hung on for a 4-2 win over Weston Ranch Tuesday afternoon.
Andy Scott settled into second base, visibly disappointed after his potential home-run shot bounced high off the wall in right center.
Another day, another five-inning blow out for upstart East Union High. Marshall Swift and Dennis Johnson combined for a three-hit, nine-strikeout gem, and the Lancers amassed 10 runs in the first two innings en route to crushing Patterson 13-1 at Agostini Field Monday. It was a great start to what will be a busy week for East Union (3-0), which has four games this week. With Swift's short start (three IP) and Johnson's effectiveness (five ...
Sierra High student athletes earning awards for wrestling and basketball were honored at the winter season sports social.
RIVERBANK - Ripon High's Renae McFadden was forced to play out of position with star center midfielder Ariel Anaya (knee) and wing forward Meredith Perkins (sick) sidelined.
STOCKTON - The rematch wasn't as close as the first one, but Ripon coach Chris Musseman expected better from his Indians, 240-315 winners over host Weston Ranch Monday at Van Buskirk Golf Course.
East Union High's sophomore baseball team did all of its damage at the start, and it was more than enough to upend visiting Patterson 12-6 Monday.
Manteca High students earning awards for wrestling and basketball were honored March 2 at the winter season sports social.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tony Kanaan had one more lap, one anticlimactic last lap under the yellow caution flag, to end 12 years of frustration in the Indianapolis 500.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Buoyed by a loud crowd and another early power-play goal, the San Jose Sharks matched Los Angeles' three home wins with a third straight victory over the Kings at the Shark Tank.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the fifth inning to back a shaky outing by Matt Cain, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Colorado Rockies 7-3 Sunday.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros have looked overmatched in their first season in the American League West - especially against the defending division champion Oakland Athletics.
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STOCKTON – The Reading Royals used four goals in the second period as enough fuel to win their first Kelly Cup championship, defeating the Thunder 6-0 in Game 5 of the Kelly Cup Finals in front of 4,662 fans at Stockton Arena on Saturday.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Boo Weekley was at the 13th hole during the final round of the Colonial before he finally glanced at a leaderboard - and saw his name on the top.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - The golf course flooded, and then was closed for two days. The only way to hold the Bahamas LPGA Classic was to use 12 holes over three rounds. No one played the par-5 18th hole in competition until Sunday. It was a week like no other on the LPGA Tour, especially for Ilhee Lee.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kohki Idoki's eyes welled with tears as he putted for the Senior PGA Championship, and again in the interview room Sunday. Everything about his first appearance in the event, and first trip to the United States, was perfect.
Knives have always fascinated me. I can't remember not carrying a pocketknife as a child. It was the handiest tool of all, and got me through all sorts of odd scrapes. Once, at the bottom of the Merced River Canyon, I managed to snap off the petcock of my car radiator. I whipped out my handy jackknife and whittled a wooden plug, which I pounded into the hole in my radiator and was able to get all the way home without boiling over every five miles.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Fabian Castillo scored in the 33rd minute and Raul Fernandez made six saves for his fifth shutout of the season, leading FC Dallas to a 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Kevin Harvick pulled away from Kasey Kahne on a restart with 11 laps left to win the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in three seasons, a race stopped for nearly 30 minutes Sunday night when a TV camera support rope snapped.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - LeBron James scored 22 points and the Miami Heat rediscovered their offensive punch, routing the Indiana Pacers 114-96 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.