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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


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


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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


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