DINUBA - Nine fielding errors on the part of the Manteca Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars would tell the tale in an 8-7 loss to Santa Maria Saturday at
Ideal weather conditions on Friday produced some surprises in first round qualifying for Sunday's 22nd Annual Fram Autolite NHRA Nationals emlimations at Infineon Raceway near Sonoma as JR Todd, Matt Hagan, Ron Krisher, and Eddie Krawiec led their respective classes in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle.
DINUBA – The pitching was near perfect, the fielding was flawless and the clutch hitting showed up right on time for Manteca Friday afternoon in Dinuba, the site of the 2009 Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Star Northern California State Tournament.
Bryce Wilson, a sophomore at Sierra High, won the Level 10 national championship in the Double Mini trampoline event during the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Trampoline and Tumbling National Championships in late June at the San Jose Convention Center.
Recently, while fishing with a friend, he asked me whether or not my interest in fishing has lessened over the years.
I have previously mentioned I would make a horrible fishing guide. Nothing has since happened to change this. Last Wednesday, as the column ran about my inability to keep out of the water, I limited in an hour without getting wet. Six silvers in sixty minutes. I was a little disappointed. I stood on the shore at 7:45 a.m. and wondered how I had only been able to get Dean in them one day out ...
REDWOOD CITY - Swinging for the big hits wasn't working. Stringing together little ones and aggressively running the base paths did. Spreckels Park's 15-16-year-old all-stars pieced together a four-run flurry in the top of the fifth inning to down San Ramon 6-4 in the first round of the California Little League Section 3 Senior Division Tournament Saturday at Sequoia High. San Ramon was ahead 2-1 after four innings. Jason Angelo's speed ignited the rally, as ...
Manteca Parks and Recreation Tiny Tot Tee-Ball games took place Saturday at Lincoln Park.
It wasn't too long ago that Manteca-based MVP Taekwondo was a powerhouse in local sparring tournaments while churning out multiple national champions every year.
Ripon Christian hosted its annual volleyball camp Friday. The four-day camp began Tuesday at 9 a.m. for 5th-9th graders. Coaches worked with beginning and intermediate players to develop their skills.
Weston Ranch Little League's 13-14-year-old all-stars didn't know how to react after stunning Tracy National 16-12, after falling behind by five runs, in the District 67 Tournament championship round on July 4.
Jordan Trotter was unsure of himself as he went into the two-day 46th Annual U.S. Judo Federation National Championships, also known as Junior Nationals, July 11-12 at San Francisco City College.
On July 19, the 11th annual Conroy Oakley Pro-Teen Tournament will be held out of Russo's Marina on Bethel Island.
HOLLISTER - Bad news first. Manteca Babe Ruth's 14-year-old all-star team imploded defensively in the fifth inning, leading to a 10-5 loss to San Benito in the California District 1 Tournament's championship round Thursday. The good news? The season is not yet over for the local club, which qualifies for the Northern California State Tournament in Dinuba where it could have its revenge against the traditionally-tough San Benito. San Benito won the state title a ...
Following the always-big Fourth of July events, the normal holiday racing hangover kicked in with a much lighter last weekend.
That too-skinny and too-slow Nick Ortiz you used to know is now an NCAA Division I scholarship athlete.
Teammates turned rivals were recognized by the California Pacific Conference on Wednesday.
STOCKTON - Lakeport's Derek Thorn grabbed the lead from polesitter Cameron Hayley on the opening lap and never looked back to take a dominating victory in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West G-Oil 150 at Stockton 99 Speedway on Saturday night.
Bradley Hatfield has a huge leg and even bigger potential.
Manteca Little League's major-division Brewers have had two outstanding pitching efforts this past week.
Nigel Malone has received an NFL audition.
Top Guns, indeed.
STOCKTON - Both teams settled down after a mistake-laden first inning Wednesday, but Sierra did more damage in its part of the opening inning and went on to a 5-1 Valley Oak League softball win against host Weston Ranch.
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