­FRESNO - Former Weston Ranch star Vinnie Devencenzi went 6 for 10 with three RBIs over the weekend in helping lead Delta College to a California Community College State Championship game appearance at Fresno City College, where the Mustangs fell to eventual champ Orange Coast College of Costa Mesa, 10-7.
I have a pretty solid grip on the fundamentals of technology and communication, or so I thought. Apparently, my place in the world is not quite validated until my first Tweet.
It's been two years since Garrett Yrigoyen graduated from Sierra High and Vinnie Devencenzi said goodbye to Weston Ranch.
Without fish, the sport we all know as fishing would not exist. Fortunately, Ray Scott, the founder of Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (BASS), saw the light when he watched a fisherman release a trout back into a stream after being caught. In the early days of bass fishing, anglers kept everything they caught and ate them. In the 70s, that tradition started to change with the introduction of catch and release. Since then, there's rarely ...
After dominating the WSRA Baby Grand division during the past couple of seasons, a series designed for young racers to hone their driving skills in 2/3 scale replica stock cars, Manteca's Jacob Gomes made the move straight to the Western Late Models upon reaching the minimum age of 16 this season. Racing full time at Madera Speedway, Gomes has picked up a couple of podium finishes and sits second in the season point standings behind Modesto's Kyle Gottula.
The Manteca Nuggets Amateur Athletic Union Under-12 girls basketball team has enjoyed a hot start to the 2009 season, winning three out of four tournament championships, and 13 of 14 games.
­ Hopefully there are a handful of Central Valley dwellers that are headed to Alaska this summer on a quest for salmon, trout and the wilds of the north.
The 33rd Annual Manteca City Stroke Play Championship held at the Manteca Golf Course on Sunday.
Demetrius Snaer never gave thought to joining East Union High's track and field team when he first step foot on the campus in the fall of 1989.
I've had sort of an epiphany, as I've been able to catch some of my biggest fish of the year by casting to areas that I normally wouldn't cast to.
I talked to a buddy in Redding on Friday night. His contract was not being renewed. I left my house at 9:13 pm. It wasn't so much a trip to just be there for him, but also for myself. Yeah, I can handle it, I'm only given as much, but that doesn't mean fly fishing on a new river with an old friend won't help. Saturday was in the mid-80s, so after breakfast we made ...
STOCKTON - Former East Union standout ballplayer Ryan Fisher, now an integral piece of the puzzle for the No. 1 ranked UC Irvine Anteaters, has returned home for a weekend series with the Tigers at the University of the Pacific.
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.
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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