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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


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


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McPhee’s career night leads Stanford past Texas

STANFORD (AP) - Even in November, Tara VanDerveer prepares her team for March by scheduling tough games and treating them like NCAA Tournament matchups.

November 15, 2016 | | SPORTS


Auburn flying high as college hoops signing period begins

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl felt like a winner two days before his team even plays its first game.

November 10, 2016 | | SPORTS


Cal coach announces pregnancy

BERKELEY (AP) - After the celebration quieted and the meeting room emptied, California center Chen Yue popped her head around the corner to offer congratulations to ...

November 07, 2016 | | SPORTS


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