Today, I picked up my new Remington shotgun.
On Christmas of my 12th year, I received a brand-new, shiny Winchester .22 rifle from my parents.
It was just a few months ago - also known as forever in NFL time - that San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh stood in front of the media and proclaimed his love for Alex Smith.
I'm not sure the exact reason, but this is the time of year when I see the most arrests being made for poaching on the water.
It could have been the greatest Hall of Fame class since Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb were installed in the very first vote back in 1936.
My brother has always strictly adhered to a linear approach to life. Things will happen in a specific, organized, planned way. Naturally, he has failed miserably.
When I first got the opportunity to write an outdoor column on a regular basis, I had two immediate thoughts: first, how lucky I was to be able to get paid to write about fishing and have it become tax deductible; and secondly how easy it would be to simply go out each week and then put something down on paper.
I can't remember how many times over the past year that I've emphasized being prepared for the unexpected while out fishing. The unexpected happened to me a few years ago while out on the delta. Fishing out of a relative's fairly new boat we were surprised to hear the dreaded "click, click" sound when attempting to start his boat at the end of the day. His batteries had died and we were officially stranded! This being a new boat as well as a new boat operator, his only useful device on board was his cell phone. As ...
I've been inundated with reasons to be happy of late. Some are simple, some carry more emotional weight.
Roger Goodell's timing seemed odd, with his Harvard School of Public Health speech on player safety coming after a week in which three starting NFL quarterbacks were knocked out of games with concussions.
The final game was no different than the first.
Jake Pruitt could barely hold back the tears.
Often I overhear fishermen talking about the perfect boat; of course the brand of their boat is the best!
Saturday, my buddy Nate got married.
A century ago, almost all of our population was involved in agriculture. As a people, we grew up on the family farm, and were familiar with growing plants and animals for our livelihood. As we became a more urbanized society, most of our population moved to the cities and found work in factories and stores and office buildings. Our national consciousness began to change and we began to lose our connections to the rhythmic flow of nature.
STOCKTON - Manteca scored two runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth to pull away from Spreckels Park for an 8-4 win in ...
Garrison Reis accounted for four of his team's six hits Thursday at Bassi Field, while Blake Mejorado and Tyler Paul Wentworth combined to pitch ...
I'm sure we've all heard of the old saying, "killing two birds with one stone."
HANFORD - One of the most exciting stretches of the season for the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series fires off with a big ...
It was one heck of a sixth inning.
EUGENE, Ore. - Manteca's Amy Haapanen won the first flight, but it wasn't good enough to advance to the hammer throw finals in U ...
Former baseball star Pete Rose on Wednesday sued the lawyer whose investigative report got him kicked out of baseball for gambling, alleging the lawyer defamed ...
Niko Reitz had a two-RBI double and beat the throw home on Kyle Bagley's fielder's choice to cap a six-run fifth inning Sunday ...
The grandstands were packed full on a perfect summer evening at the Stockton 99 Speedway on Saturday night for the Firecracker 100 program featuring the ...
I've been truck shopping lately.
The 2015-16 school year may be remembered as the best ever for prep sports in the Manteca area.
The Northgate Braves were looking for a strong pitching performance from Romeo Torres on Monday night. They got it and then some.
When I was about 10 years old my father took my younger brother Chris and I on an excursion to the hills South of Tracy.
Wednesday, while fishing New Melones Lake, all intentions were to go after the kokanee that were supposed to be biting.
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Dustin Johnson already has shown he can take a punch. He also can take a joke.