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College playoffs have BCS feel again

Jim Harbaugh went on and on, as if his incessant whining would overturn the result of what was, in effect, a playoff game before the ...

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Posted: nov. 29, 2016 2:22 a.m. | | College  playoffs  have BCS  feel again Comments 0 Comments


Outdoorsman’s thoughts on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, as we know it in the United States, has deep roots in the history of our culture. 

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Posted: nov. 24, 2016 12:34 a.m. | | Outdoorsman’s thoughts on Thanksgiving Comments 0 Comments
TUM-BOWL

TUM-BOWL

TRACY – In a battle of undefeated teams the East County Lions blanked the Manteca Cowboys in the second half Saturday to win the DYSA Varsity ...

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Posted: nov. 22, 2016 12:26 a.m. | | TUM-BOWL Comments 0 Comments
Jr. T’wolves varsity, JV fall short in DYFL Bowl

Jr. T’wolves varsity, JV fall short in DYFL Bowl

TRACY — The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves varsity overcame injuries, turnovers and horrible field conditions Sunday to take a late lead after a two-score halftime deficit only ...

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Posted: nov. 22, 2016 12:25 a.m. | | Jr. T’wolves varsity, JV fall short in DYFL Bowl Comments 0 Comments
Indoor team signs EU grad Gordon; Thayer named  Defensive POY

Indoor team signs EU grad Gordon; Thayer named Defensive POY

Two former area football standouts from the Class of 2011 are making some noise out of state.

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Posted: nov. 22, 2016 12:24 a.m. | | Indoor team signs EU grad Gordon; Thayer named  Defensive POY Comments 0 Comments


Jimmie Johnson, greatest of all?

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The congratulatory messages started rolling in long before Jimmie Johnson had finished his obligatory championship photos. Larry Bird. Mia Hamm. Michael Phelps ...

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Posted: nov. 22, 2016 12:03 a.m. | | Jimmie Johnson, greatest of all?  Comments 0 Comments


Column: from Russia with love, Kovalev finds his place in US

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sergey Kovalev was knocking out everyone put in front of him when his handlers went to HBO a few years back asking ...

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Posted: nov. 17, 2016 1:18 a.m. | | Column: from Russia with love, Kovalev finds his place in US Comments 0 Comments
GOING BOWLING

GOING BOWLING

The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves junior varsity pummeled the Tracy Raiders 40-0 Saturday in the  

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Posted: nov. 15, 2016 12:34 a.m. | | GOING BOWLING Comments 0 Comments


Column: Chase isn’t always fair, that doesn’t make it bad

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When William Byron’s engine exploded less than 10 laps away from his seventh win of the season, his chance to ...

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Posted: nov. 15, 2016 12:31 a.m. | | Column: Chase isn’t always fair, that doesn’t make it bad Comments 0 Comments


Time for sports to bring us together

We’re a nation bitterly divided.

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Posted: nov. 13, 2016 11:29 p.m. | | Time for sports to bring us together Comments 0 Comments


Delta provides great oportunities in fall

If you would have asked me years ago what time of the year was my favorite time to fish, I would have said the spring. 

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Posted: nov. 11, 2016 12:27 a.m. | | Delta provides great oportunities in fall Comments 0 Comments
Jr. T’Wolves JV mauls Cougars

Jr. T’Wolves JV mauls Cougars

Luke Weaver shredded the Tracy Cougars defense for three touchdowns and ran for another on Saturday to lead the Manteca Jr. Timberwolves junior varsity to ...

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Posted: nov. 07, 2016 11:54 p.m. | | Jr. T’Wolves JV mauls Cougars Comments 0 Comments


If Harvick wins Phoenix, leaves 1 spot left in Chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Only an amateur would fill out a Chase for the Sprint Cup championship bracket and not mark Kevin Harvick down for ...

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Posted: nov. 07, 2016 11:28 p.m. | | If Harvick wins Phoenix, leaves 1 spot left in Chase Comments 0 Comments


Buying the first gun

It was May of 1960, on my 12th birthday, that I got my first gun. It was a Winchester Model 69a which was a bolt ...

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Posted: nov. 07, 2016 1:13 a.m. | | Buying the first gun Comments 0 Comments


Youth football a defining issue; no easy answers

Kevin Turner started playing football when he was 5. If his father had it to do over again, he might’ve insisted that his son ...

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Posted: nov. 07, 2016 1:11 a.m. | | Youth football a  defining issue; no easy answers Comments 0 Comments


33rd Tribute to Gary Patterson at Stockton Dirt Track

STOCKTON — The Northern California Sprint Car season comes to a close in a big way next week with the Stockton Dirt Track playing host to ...

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Posted: nov. 03, 2016 11:34 p.m. | | 33rd Tribute to Gary Patterson at Stockton Dirt Track Comments 0 Comments


Sponsorships have perks, but nothing is for free

I was recently asked about sponsorships. 

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Posted: nov. 03, 2016 11:33 p.m. | | Sponsorships have perks, but nothing is for free Comments 0 Comments


With help from above, Cubs finally win a title

The fleeting storm along Lake Erie couldn’t have come at a better time for the Chicago Cubs.

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Posted: nov. 03, 2016 12:20 a.m. | | With help from above, Cubs finally win a title Comments 0 Comments
Cowboys crush Redskins in DYSA playoff opener

Cowboys crush Redskins in DYSA playoff opener

The Manteca Cowboys varsity handled the Patterson Redskins 38-6 Saturday in opening-round DYSA action at Dino Cunial Field. 

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Posted: nov. 01, 2016 12:37 a.m. | | Cowboys crush Redskins in DYSA playoff opener Comments 0 Comments


Buff freshmen roll to VOL win

Manteca racked up 340 yards on Thursday and outscored host Oakdale 14-0 in the final period to defeat the Mustangs 36-20 in freshman football action ...

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Posted: oct. 31, 2016 2:10 a.m. | | Buff freshmen roll to VOL win Comments 0 Comments


Will Cubs fans cry, ‘If we lose, it’s rigged’?

CHICAGO (AP) — The T-shirt in the window of a shop on Damen Avenue elicited plenty of nervous laughs from Cubs fans before Game 4.

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Posted: oct. 31, 2016 2:05 a.m. | | Will Cubs fans  cry, ‘If we lose,  it’s rigged’?  Comments 0 Comments


Local lakes undergoing turnover

For those of us who have been fishing a while, I’m sure we’ve all heard the term “turnover” used. 

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Posted: oct. 28, 2016 12:37 a.m. | | Local lakes undergoing turnover Comments 0 Comments
Jr. Spartans JV wins on 2-point conversion

Jr. Spartans JV wins on 2-point conversion

Jeremiah Green’s conversion run proved to be the difference Saturday for the Lathrop Jr. Spartans junior varsity in a 13-12 win over the North ...

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Posted: oct. 25, 2016 1:03 a.m. | | Jr. Spartans JV wins on 2-point conversion Comments 0 Comments

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