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RIPON – The Ripon Christian Knights were fueled by a tough defense in a one-sided victory over Stone Ridge Christian at Stouffer Field on Friday.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2014 1:21 a.m. | | OUT OF SYT Comments 0 Comments
Gregori rolls past EU with 2nd-half surge

Gregori rolls past EU with 2nd-half surge

MODESTO — The East Union defense was able to bottle up Gregori’s high-octane attack and its star running back for a half Friday night at Don Lanphear Stadium.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2014 1:21 a.m. | | Gregori rolls past EU with 2nd-half surge Comments 0 Comments


Weston Ranch ill-prepared in loss to Spartans

MODESTO – Two high school football programs looking to change their stars collided on Friday evening at Modesto Junior College.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2014 1:20 a.m. | | Weston Ranch ill-prepared in loss to Spartans Comments 0 Comments


Ripon reels after rough roadtrip

SONORA – If the game could have been summed up by a single play, this was it. 

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Posted: sep. 20, 2014 1:19 a.m. | | Ripon reels after rough roadtrip  Comments 0 Comments


Hudson roughed up again in 5-0 Giants loss

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tim Hudson allowed four runs in the first inning and the San Francisco Giants were held to three hits in a 5-0 loss to San Diego on Friday night that dropped them 3 ½ games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West race.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 10:43 p.m. | | Hudson roughed up again in 5-0 Giants loss  Comments 0 Comments


A’s Lester holds Phillies to 5 hits in 7 innings

OAKLAND (AP) — Coco Crisp had two hits and drove in a run, supporting another strong outing from Jon Lester, and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Friday night to regain the top spot in the chase for AL wild cards.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 10:39 p.m. | | A’s Lester holds Phillies to 5 hits in 7 innings Comments 0 Comments


49ers-Cards: One-sided ‘rivalry’

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have a hard time beating San Francisco. Now they have a distraction to deal with, too.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 10:38 p.m. | | 49ers-Cards: One-sided ‘rivalry’  Comments 0 Comments


Tuck & cover: Raiders big underdogs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have been mediocre in splitting their first two games. Yet they’re two-touchdown favorites on Sunday.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 10:38 p.m. | | Tuck & cover: Raiders big underdogs Comments 0 Comments


No clue why the ‘hot baits’ go cold

Every year, there are new fishing products that come out and quickly become the hot item.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:33 a.m. | | No clue why the ‘hot baits’ go cold Comments 0 Comments
BUFFS ROMP

BUFFS ROMP

Alyssa Burch and the rest of the Manteca High volleyball team couldn’t mask their excitement after notching the clinching point.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:26 a.m. | | BUFFS ROMP Comments 0 Comments
Escalon tops Ripon in 1st-place match

Escalon tops Ripon in 1st-place match

Escalon had a score to settle with Ripon on Thursday as the two met in a showdown of undefeated teams in the Valley Foothill League’s North Division.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:25 a.m. | | Escalon tops Ripon in 1st-place match Comments 0 Comments


Knights can’t dig out of early hole

Travis Vander Molen found the back of the net twice as the Ripon Christian boys soccer team nearly erased a three-goal deficit in a 5-3 loss to visiting Delhi on Thursday.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:23 a.m. | | Knights can’t dig out of early hole Comments 0 Comments


Winless Cougars show claws vs. EU

The Weston Ranch girls tennis team played its most competitive match of the season in a 5-4 loss to East Union on Thursday.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:23 a.m. | | Winless Cougars show claws vs. EU  Comments 0 Comments


Frustrations mounting for struggling A’s

OAKLAND (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are stunned by their September collapse, yet stuck to find a solution.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:23 a.m. | | Frustrations mounting for struggling A’s Comments 0 Comments


Raiders seek to get Reece more involved

ALAMEDA (AP) — For a player who generates so much attention from opposing defenses and gets paid handsomely by his own team, Marcel Reece somehow has become the forgotten man on the Oakland Raiders offense.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:02 a.m. | | Raiders seek to get Reece more involved Comments 0 Comments


Carrier ready to step in

SANTA CLARA (AP) — Derek Carrier’s decisions to attend a small liberal arts college in Wisconsin and drop basketball for football paid off when he earned a spot on the San Francisco 49ers this season after spending most of the last two years on NFL practice squads.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:01 a.m. | | Carrier ready to step in Comments 0 Comments


Falcons soar past Bucs

ATLANTA (AP) — Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:01 a.m. | | Falcons soar past Bucs Comments 0 Comments


Woods might coach himself

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The next swing coach for Tiger Woods might be Tiger Woods.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:00 a.m. | | Woods might coach himself Comments 0 Comments


Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:01 a.m. | | Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife  Comments 0 Comments


Vikings reconsider, put AP on paid leave

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson has had the potential to be that rare post-modern NFL running back playing productively into his 30s. After that extraordinary comeback from knee reconstruction, Emmitt Smith’s career rushing record became a realistic if daunting target.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:01 a.m. | | Vikings reconsider, put AP on paid leave Comments 0 Comments


R&A votes to admit women

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:00 a.m. | | R&A votes to admit women Comments 0 Comments


Chivas USA might not play in 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Chivas USA might not play in 2015 and perhaps longer, a decision that won’t be made until a new owner takes over the Major League Soccer team.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:01 a.m. | | Chivas USA might not play in 2015 Comments 0 Comments


Things to Do

ANNOUNCEMENTS Readers are encouraged to submit sports-related news, pictures and announcements to the Manteca Bulletin. Sports editor Jonamar Jacinto can be reached at 249-3538, 249-3551 (fax) or e-mail sports@mantecabulletin.com. Submissions can also be dropped off at the Bulletin office located on 531 E. Yosemite Ave. during business hours. To view Things to Do in its entirety, check the sports section on www.mantecabulletin.com.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:59 a.m. | | Things to Do Comments 0 Comments


Stiff challenges ahead for area teams

East Union, Ripon and Weston Ranch each garnered their first victory of 2014 last week, but backing it up with another won’t be easy as all three hit the road this Friday to meet opponents with winning records.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:57 a.m. | | Stiff challenges ahead for area teams Comments 0 Comments
Sierra’s Wilson edges Manteca’s Hankins with 46

Sierra’s Wilson edges Manteca’s Hankins with 46

It was a three-person race for low-medalist honors at Manteca Park Golf Course on Wednesday, where cross-town opponents Manteca and Sierra met for a pivotal Valley Oak League dual match.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:30 a.m. | | Sierra’s Wilson edges Manteca’s Hankins with 46 Comments 0 Comments


Ripon in top form in sweep of Lodi

Ripon dominated visiting Lodi in a three-game sweep (25-10, 25-14, 25-17) Wednesday.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:29 a.m. | | Ripon in top form in sweep of Lodi Comments 0 Comments


Sierra girls, Manteca boys are VOL leaders

The Manteca High girls cross country team has some work to do if it wants to keep its spot on the Valley Oak League throne.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:29 a.m. | | Sierra girls, Manteca boys are VOL leaders Comments 0 Comments


Giants narrow NL West gap

PHOENIX (AP) — Someone had been to the costume shop, and Matt Duffy was about to put on faux leather boots, chaps and a pink cowboy hat to complete his travel ensemble.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 10:46 p.m. | | Giants narrow NL West gap Comments 0 Comments


Bonds appeal back to court

Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether baseball’s career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 10:46 p.m. | | Bonds  appeal  back to court Comments 0 Comments


Umpire West suspended 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) — Umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 10:45 p.m. | | Umpire West suspended 1 game Comments 0 Comments


Carr focuses on job at hand

ALAMEDA (AP) — As a rookie quarterback seeking his first NFL win against Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots, Derek Carr has too much to worry about himself to focus on questions about his coach’s job security.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 10:44 p.m. | | Carr focuses on job at hand Comments 0 Comments


Kaepernick fined for inappropriate language

SANTA CLARA (AP) — Colin Kaepernick said Wednesday he has been fined more than $11,000 by the NFL and he will appeal the penalty for what an official called “inappropriate language” by the 49ers quarterback following a fourth-quarter interception in Sunday’s 28-20 loss to the Bears.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 10:45 p.m. | | Kaepernick fined for inappropriate language Comments 0 Comments


Best bet: Pats over Raiders

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to be vastly improved this year. The standings show a big, fat zero in the win column.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 10:45 p.m. | | Best bet: Pats over Raiders Comments 0 Comments


Rockets acquire Terry from Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The Houston Rockets have acquired guard Jason Terry from the SacramentoKings for two second-round draft picks and guard/forward Alonzo Gee.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 10:44 p.m. | | Rockets acquire Terry  from Sacramento Kings Comments 0 Comments


Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 10:44 p.m. | | Cardinals RB Dwyer  arrested on assault charges Comments 0 Comments

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