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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


LION TAMERS

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.

August 18, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Stanford looks to get back to the ground in 2015

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.

August 18, 2015 | | SPORTS


California hopes defensive improvement sparks turnaround

BERKELEY (AP) - A potential first-round draft pick at quarterback, a deep receiving group and a potent running game will only carry California so far this season.

August 18, 2015 | | SPORTS


Surprised by teens fishing for bass

Wednesday, while I was out fishing, I was surprised to see a small group of teens fishing for bass along the bank.

July 31, 2015 | JAROD BALLARDO | SPORTS


EMPTY-HANDED

FREMONT - Spreckels Park Little League's junior all-stars had their historic run come to an end Wednesday, as they were shut down by four pitchers in a 9-0 loss to College Glen (Sacramento) in the California Division II Tournament consolation semifinal.

July 30, 2015 | Jonamar Jacinto | SPORTS


Spreckels Park junior team falls in Division II semifinal

FREMONT - Mistakes sent Spreckels Park to the consolation bracket Tuesday with a 7-3 loss to Gilroy in the semifinal of the California Division II Little League Junior All-Star Tournament at Gomes Elementary School.

July 28, 2015 | Bulletin staff reports | SPORTS


SPRECKELS IN SEMI

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.

July 26, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


STAYING ALIVE

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.

July 21, 2015 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Settlement OK’d in EA Sports, NCAA lawsuit

Associated Press

July 18, 2015 | | SPORTS


Wagner, Mulder tied for lead in celebrity tourney

STATELINE, Nevada (AP) - Actor Jack Wagner and former pitcher Mark Mulder share the first-round lead Friday in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe.

July 18, 2015 | | SPORTS


NO HARM, NO FOUL

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.

July 15, 2015 | Jonamar Jacinto | SPORTS


Junior Buffs tops at JAMZ

Roll on, Junior Buffaloes.

January 30, 2015 | BULLETIN STAFF REPORTS | SPORTS


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Pac-12 has no issue with pregame protests

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has no issue with players protesting during the national anthem long as it's done in a ...

September 24, 2016 | | SPORTS


McCaffrey and No. 7 Stanford methodically mash USC 27-10

STANFORD (AP) - This was typical Stanford. A heavy dose of methodical mashing, a bit of everything from Christian McCaffrey and a couple little wrinkles that ...

September 18, 2016 | | SPORTS


Stanford commits NCAA violations

STANFORD (AP) - Stanford's football and softball teams were found guilty of NCAA violations, including more than $3,000 in impermissible benefits to a football ...

September 16, 2016 | | SPORTS


NCAA pulls 7 postseason events out of NC

Basketball-crazed North Carolina has lost its next chance to host NCAA men's basketball tournament games along with several other championship events due to a ...

September 13, 2016 | | SPORTS


No. 8 Stanford aims to avoid another slow start to season

STANFORD (AP) - After watching his team fall flat in the season opener a year ago, Stanford coach David Shaw decided to change his approach this ...

August 30, 2016 | | SPORTS


Carolina League expands by 2, California League contracts 2

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - The Single-A Carolina League is expanding by two teams in 2017 while two teams in the California League will be contracted.

August 23, 2016 | | SPORTS


Notre Dame kicks Redfield off football team, suspends Butler

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame kicked starting safety Max Redfield off the team Sunday, suspended reserve cornerback Devin Butler indefinitely after they were arrested ...

August 21, 2016 | | SPORTS


Heisman runner-up McCaffrey ‘significantly’ better as junior

STANFORD (AP) - Now here's a scary thought for defenses facing Stanford this season.

August 18, 2016 | | SPORTS


Pac-12 promises memorable fall race

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford coach David Shaw only needed a few words to epitomize why his Cardinal are the Pac-12 football favorites this fall - and ...

August 08, 2016 | | SPORTS


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