Although the battle for king of the hill in the featured Western Late Model division at Stockton's 99 Speedway was decided weeks ago, as Justin Philpott, age 19 of Tracy, built a 100-plus point to earn him the 2009 Western Late Model track championship crown, a quality field of 17 cars crowded the pits for last Saturday's season finale.
For almost six months all that Paul Alberts ate was confined to a concrete list that he never strayed from.
I looked back to see if my buddy Brad saw the unmistakable dancing of the end of my fly rod.
Well, it looks like we're in for another weekend of hot weather. Although the nights have been a little warmer than average, the water temperatures are continuing to drop. With the drop in water temperature combined with less hours of daylight, the fish are becoming more active as they are preparing for the winter. A tell-tale sign for me has been the presence of small baitfish schooling up in the Delta. Schools of small stripers ...
The California Odyssey Under-14 travel softball team took first place overall last weekend at the Bullets Shootout held at Pedretti Fields in Turlock. The Odyssey went 4-1, outscoring its opponents, 25-7.
Both the New Stockton 99 and Madera Speedways will be closing their regular season schedules this Saturday night.
The Manteca Buffaloes 11-under travel ball team took second place at the Labor Day Classic earlier this month.
The temperature between my ears was higher than it was outside my place, so I put myself on the three-day injured reserve list and ate popsicles.
A California teen in his first year of NASCAR Late Model competition is the inaugural NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Rookie of the Year presented by Jostens.
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - Documentation for a much talked about 22-pound, 4-ounce largemouth bass, caught from Japan's largest lake in July, has arrived into the International Game Fish Association headquarters for world record recognition.
Margaux Sheehan gave 2008 Sierra High graduate Julie Shutler someone to shoot for. Sheehan visited then first-year Sacramento State women's head golf coach David Sutherland and the rest of the team last season. Sheehan set the standard of excellence for the program in 2007 when she led the Hornets to their first-ever Big Sky Conference championship. She wrapped up her decorated career that season with her name next to many program records, and the 2007 ...
A brief lightning storm abruptly ended a stirring clash between the under-14 girls Blizzards and Manteca United in Manteca Area Soccer League action Saturday at Woodward Park.
Mom told me her sleep was ruined the other night by the splashing of salmon in the bay in front of the
­ I often get asked if I could go fishing anywhere in the world, where would it be? My experience fishing outside of the United States has been limited to Mexico and Germany. Neither of the two was I overly impressed with enough to want to revisit. I grew up watching all my angling heroes fishing Lake Okeechobee and have always wanted to go there. A childhood friend and I even agreed that once we ...
Last Saturday's 150-lap main event for the Western Late Models at the New Stockton 99 Speedway produced seven yellow cautions, one red flag stoppage, some controversial officiating and a boat load of fun for those watching.
Manteca Cowboys president Eddie Lopez spouted all the usual superlatives to describe his opponent following a 41-27 loss on Saturday.
Anna Arriola had a foot in almost half of the Fury onslaught this past Saturday, when the under-19 girls Manteca Area Soccer League squad thumped the Stockton Bulldogs, 10-2.
The Manteca Cowboys' rookie-team traveled out of town and put its perfect record against an out-of-division opponent this past Saturday.
The Manteca Junior Buffaloes bounced back from their only loss of the season with a simple formula on Saturday in a 46-8 victory over the Los Banos Wildcats.
The Delta Rebels traveled across town to Sierra High last Saturday to square off with the Manteca Chargers in their annual intra-city clash.