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.
Ripon did something in Friday night's semifinal game against Tracy that it has not had to do in this year's Cal Ripken Central California District 1 10-under Tournament.
The Atlas girls of the Manteca Futbol Club leveled up but did not level off, capturing its first tournament trophy in the 11-and-under age group.
TRACY – Jason Beier and the Manteca Dolphins coaching staff don't put much emphasis on meet victories.
Kyle Alexander has continued his brisk rise in the powerlifting ranks.
When you strike out 13 batters in a five-inning game, you do not need a lot of offense, especially if you hit two home runs. That is what Isaiah Perez did for the Manteca Red Sox in a 10-0 five-inning mercy-rule-shortened contest against the Northgate Blue Jays in the District 67 Majors Tournament of Champions on Sunday at Manteca Little League.
STOCKTON - One pitch, one out, one ball game.
• SUMMER BRING HOME THE BACON: Andrew Schneider 267/632, Mike Marshall 212-242/619, Jerome Carl 203-203-204/610, Bob Treat 208-222, Jon Galiza 214-217, Javier Barrientos 235, Robert Craig 211, Ron Schneider 210, Tony Long 190/485, Sandy LaMar 172/426, Cynthia McDonald 146/367, Kira Schneider 149/364
The under-10 Atlas girls of the Manteca Futbol Club hit the beach before beginning a demanding stretch in its outdoor schedule.
Just as swim practices intensify from Turlock to Manteca, the Mid-Valley Swim League will give its teams a slight reprieve.