In the past, I strictly fished for bass and nothing else. That's all changed in the last four or five years.
The Manteca Dolphins had gone seven seasons without so much as a trophy or top-3 finish at a Mid-Valley Swim League invitational.
Five wins, one loss.
Manteca resident Will Brink struggled in the second round of stroke play in the 88th U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship on Tuesday, recording an uncharacteristic 11-over-par 81 to finish in 116th place with a two-day total of 152.
STOCKTON - Sunrise hit four home runs - two within the first three at-bats of the game - and Manteca could not recover in an 11-4 loss of Monday's elimination game in the 11-12 Section 6 All-Star Tournament at Western Little League's Arnold L. Zuriglen Field.
Will Brink is holding his own against some of the nation's top amateur golfers.
Allie Walljasper seems to have a teenage love affair going with LSU.
LINDEN – It was a rough weekend for the Spreckels Park Senior All-Star team as it suffered two mercy-rule 10-run losses to Turlock American and was eliminated from the Section 6 All-Star tournament at Linden High School.
For one local Little League All-Star squad, the California Section 6 Tournament is all-too familiar territory.
STOCKTON - There's no tying in softball!
STOCKTON – Mikey Pereznegron certainly showcased his talents during Thursday's 23rd Annual High School All-Star Baseball Classic at Delta College.
Years ago, it didn't matter how hot it got outside, I was prepared to fish through the heat of the day.
The Manteca Track Club enjoyed its best showing in the USA Track & Field Region 14 Championships this past weekend at Diablo Valley College.
SALIDA - Baseball is truly a game of inches.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Chelsea Gray stood motionless on the treadmill, a nervous look creeping across her face.
The Manteca and Spreckels Park Little League 11-12-year-old All-Stars are squaring off in Thursday's District 67 Tournament winners-bracket semifinal after both pulled off commanding victories on Tuesday.
Lathrop was eliminated from the Little League District 67 9-10 All-Star Tournament on Tuesday in a 10-0 four-inning contest by Tracy American A on Bassi Field at Northgate Little League.
Andrew Olivares of the Northgate Little League 9-10 All-Stars threw the first pitch in District 67 All-Star Tournament consolation contest under the lights of Lincoln Park on Monday.
The mad scramble at Saturday's Mid-Valley Swim League luau wasn't for the final dollop of poi or last shreds of pork, but a pivotal tri-meet victory.
RIPON – It must be good to be a Gioffre.
TRACY – Chase Sperbeck was 2 for 2 with a triple and two RBI and teammate Brock Willenbrink was 2 for 2 with an RBI as part of a seven-hit Spreckels Park attack – all in the first inning.
Paul Whitaker, 54, has been around the starting blocks - and long jump runways, shot put rings and javelin fields.
It's been a trying two years for Amy Haapanen since her benchmark effort in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Track & Field Trials.
Twenty four kids came from all over Northern California and Northern Nevada to compete in the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Team Championships last Sunday at Oakland's O.Co. Coliseum.
Isaiah Perez may not have been perfect Tuesday, but he was close.
One big swing helped lead to one big inning Monday for the Spreckels Park Giants in a 6-5 come-from-behind consolation final win over the Northgate Blue Jays.
RIPON - No lead was safe in Monday's Cal Ripken Central California District 1 Tournament championship for the 9-under division.
TURLOCK - The Mid-Valley Swim League gathered for its midseason invitational and six stood out in the crowd.
Manteca Futbol Club's 2004 Dash girls soccer team wrapped up the first half of its season with a runner-up finish at the Cal Cup.
It is always darkest just before the dawn, and Max Gulart turned the darkness into light for the Manteca A's on Saturday.