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Roughing it in the wild

Last week in this column, we talked about luxury in wilderness settings, like fancy mountain lodges, or white water raft trips that featured crystal stemware, linen tablecloths, anf even a sommelier to properly open and serve the right after dinner wine. This week, I thought I'd explore the opposite end of the spectrum: survival techniques that you might use to keep you alive if you should unexpectedly find yourself injured or stranded in the wilderness. Actually spending time in the wild is probably one of the safest pastimes of all, but the possibility still exists that something totally out ...

June 24, 2013 | | SPORTS

Manteca tops Weston Ranch Cards


June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS


MODESTO – When the North scored with 2 minutes, 33 seconds left in the 40th Central California Lions All-Star Football Game at Modesto Junior College, it still trailed the South by two points.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Luxury in the wilderness

My favorite fishing and hunting spots are almost always out in the wilderness where I can fish or hunt all day without seeing another human. As our world becomes increasingly crowded, finding solitude becomes harder and harder.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Iwakuma loses 1st game in 10 starts as A’s top Mariners

OAKLAND (AP) - Hisashi Iwakuma has been so good for so long that Sunday's outing seems like some sort of aberration.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Freeman, Teheran lead Braves past SF

ATLANTA (AP) - Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in one run, Julio Teheran pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Sunday night.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

D’Alessandro is new Kings’ GM

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings hired Denver executive Pete D'Alessandro as their new general manager on Saturday.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Manu Ginobili sparks Spurs to Game 5 win

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - With the old Manu Ginobili back, the San Antonio Spurs looked like champs again.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

England’s Justin Rose wins US Open

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - A steady hand gave Justin Rose the shiny U.S. Open Trophy. A wild ride gave Phil Mickelson yet another silver medal.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Tiger Woods matches his worst

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Tiger Woods made birdie at the first hole, only to watch his day go racing downhill from there.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Cronin, Lenhart score as Earthquakes beat Rapids on goal in 52nd minute

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - There was no celebration after the game for Earthquakes interim coach Mark Watson. San Jose's players prefer waiting for something a bit bigger.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Force wins Thunder Valley Nationals

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - John Force ended a 31-event winless streak Sunday in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, beating Cruz Pedregon in the final round.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Shawn Stefani aces 17 in US Open

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Shawn Stefani lost track of the ball as soon it rocketed off his 4-iron.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Parel wins Tour title

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Scott Parel won the Air Capital Classic on Sunday to become the fourth-oldest winner in Tour history, closing with a 7-under 64 for a three-stroke victory.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

Biffle holds on to win at Michigan; marks 1,000th Ford victory

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Greg Biffle gave Ford a milestone victory - right down the road from company headquarters.

June 17, 2013 | | SPORTS

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

August 25, 2015 | | SPORTS


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

August 18, 2015 | | SPORTS


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