Someone once wrote, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." When it comes to tackle, that quote often stands true. Some baits look great in their packages, but once tied on and fished their stock can rapidly diminish if the bait is faulty or non-productive. Like many anglers, I have my obvious favorites and I have those that have earned a spot in my tackle box but have yet to prove ...
Manteca Park Golf Course is currently holding a Hole in One Challenge to support the Manteca Jr. Golf program.
Northern California's two international race tracks are both set to kick start their 2009 season schedules May 15–17, as the Kawasaki AMA Superbike Showdown, presented by Supercuts, returns to Infineon Raceway near Sonoma.
The Manteca Area Soccer League under 10 and 14 took part in matches Saturday at Woodward Park.
It was July 26, 2007. Tony Zupo Field in Lodi was bathing in a scorching mid-afternoon sun and the Manteca Babe Ruth 13-15-year old all stars were taking the field. Marshall Swift trotted to the mound to warm up with battery mate Jordan Louie. Kevin Allen fielded a grounder at third from first baseman Ryan Sage, then shortstop Ricky Acosta and second baseman Ryan Knisely followed suit. In the outfield, centerfielder Jonathan Davis played catch ...
The NASCAR Camping World Series West returned to Madera Speedway for the first time since 2003 last Saturday with the NAPA Auto Parts/Toyota 150 presented by Exclusive Energy Drink.
A not-so-scientific internet test revealed something others have had inklings about for some time.
Sunday's NorCal Play Day Single Tournament at Woodward Park brought 124 teams from throughout California to compete in 174 games.
Basketball players competed in a high school division game at the Manteca Boys & Girls club.
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher "Jammin'" James Matas held the 3rd Annual Rotary Club Pitching Clinic Saturday at the Lathrop Community Center. Besides learning pitching techniques and conditioning from a former big leaguer, each camper walked away with a Jammin' James Pitching Clinic T-Shirt.
I was on my way to Lathrop Saturday just after the Raiders selected Maryland wide-out Darrius Heyward-Bey with the seventh pick in the 2009 NFL Draft.
It seems like the more tackle I purchase the harder it is to decide which bait to use. Often before a tournament you can tell which competitor is on the fish. He or she is usually the one with two to three different rods on their deck as opposed to those competitors who have 10 to 15 different rods rigged up. Personally, I've reached the point where I can no longer fit all my favorite ...
Despite being the crown jewel of the Champ Car/CART series from 1984-2008, all was forgiven when Tony George's rival IndyCar Series made its Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix debut last weekend, as an estimated 170,000 fans turned out for event.
While the culinary artists behind the scenes at Taqueria were preparing my carne asada tacos, which I have become dependent on but not quite addicted to, my buddy and I shook our heads at the "reality" TV show that provided ambiance.
LONG BEACH - Australia's Will Power shook off all of the distractions caused by the acquittal and return of teammate Helio Castroneves to capture the pole for Sunday's 35th running of the Indy Racing League's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Saturday.
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.