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NGLL Braves force ‘if’ game in majors final

NGLL Braves force ‘if’ game in majors final

The Northgate Braves were looking for a strong pitching performance from Romeo Torres on Monday night. They got it and then some.

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Posted: jun. 28, 2016 12:49 a.m. | | NGLL Braves force ‘if’ game in majors final Comments 0 Comments


Road runners & rattlesnakes

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. 

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Posted: jun. 27, 2016 12:00 a.m. | | Road runners  & rattlesnakes Comments 0 Comments
Unexpected crappie sighting leads to great day on water

Unexpected crappie sighting leads to great day on water

Wednesday, while fishing New Melones Lake, all intentions were to go after the kokanee that were supposed to be biting. 

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Posted: jun. 24, 2016 1:01 a.m. | | Unexpected crappie sighting leads to great day on water Comments 0 Comments


Major hurdle: Breaks finally fall Dustin Johnson’s way

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Dustin Johnson already has shown he can take a punch. He also can take a joke.

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 10:58 p.m. | | Major hurdle: Breaks finally fall Dustin Johnson’s way Comments 0 Comments


No denying LeBron’s greatness now

The drought is over for Cleveland, and the debate is over as well.

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 10:56 p.m. | | No denying LeBron’s greatness now Comments 0 Comments


Johnson wins one the USGA tries to take away

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Maybe Dustin Johnson is smarter than the average golfer after all.

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Posted: jun. 19, 2016 10:33 p.m. | | Johnson wins one the USGA tries to take away  Comments 0 Comments


Gun case memories

I don’t know if it’s still the case, but when I went through junior high, boys took shop class and girls took home ...

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Posted: jun. 19, 2016 10:33 p.m. | | Gun case  memories Comments 0 Comments


Fishing for elusive Wi-Fi while camping

It seems like every year it’s becoming harder and harder to be without a Wi-Fi signal while out camping. It’s a reminder to ...

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Posted: jun. 17, 2016 12:41 a.m. | | Fishing for elusive Wi-Fi while camping Comments 0 Comments
Jimmy Sills Classic debuts at Stockton Dirt Track

Jimmy Sills Classic debuts at Stockton Dirt Track

STOCKTON — Following a rainout last month the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series is set to make its first visit of the season ...

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Posted: jun. 16, 2016 12:39 a.m. | | Jimmy Sills Classic debuts at Stockton Dirt Track Comments 0 Comments


Excitement builds with late start to summer

This summer so far hasn’t turned out the way I planned it several months ago. 

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Posted: jun. 10, 2016 12:34 a.m. | | Excitement builds with late start to summer Comments 0 Comments


Springtime rattlesnakes

This is the time of year when my thoughts turn to catching rattlesnakes. Some folks think that my hobby of catching live rattlers is a ...

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Posted: jun. 05, 2016 11:36 p.m. | | Springtime rattlesnakes Comments 0 Comments


A sad day for George Foreman

They were young then and, oh, so proud. Three magnificent gladiators on a collision course with history, they fought fearlessly, battling each other on the ...

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Posted: jun. 05, 2016 8:19 p.m. | | A sad day for George Foreman Comments 0 Comments


Practice can pay off in tourneys

Competitive bass fishing, like every other sport, has its winners and losers. 

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Posted: jun. 02, 2016 11:45 p.m. | | Practice can pay off in tourneys Comments 0 Comments
Schmidt holds off Gomes to take Classic

Schmidt holds off Gomes to take Classic

Roseville’s Eric Schmidt took maximum advantage of a late race caution to capture an improbable victory in Saturday’s Tri-Holiday Classic Pacific Challenge Series ...

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Posted: may. 31, 2016 1:20 a.m. | | Schmidt holds off Gomes to take Classic Comments 0 Comments


Expect heavy traffic on lakes for holiday weekend

It’s the last week of school and Memorial Day weekend is also coming up, so expect the waterways to be crowded if you’re ...

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Posted: may. 26, 2016 11:58 p.m. | | Expect heavy traffic on lakes for holiday weekend Comments 0 Comments


McGregor vs Mayweather, a freak show with precedent

The freak show that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor are talking about will almost surely never happen, and for that anyone who would even ...

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Posted: may. 26, 2016 12:12 a.m. | | McGregor vs  Mayweather, a  freak show with precedent Comments 0 Comments


Franks Tract hot spot for bass in Delta

Some of the old timers will tell you that the best way to teach someone how to swim is to push them right into the ...

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Posted: may. 20, 2016 12:22 a.m. | | Franks Tract hot spot for bass in Delta Comments 0 Comments


Fishing trips are more meaningful with son

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.”— Henry David Thoreau

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Posted: may. 13, 2016 1:42 a.m. | | Fishing trips are more meaningful with son Comments 0 Comments


Unused equipment is treasure for another

There’s an old saying that “one man’s junk is another man’s treasure.” 

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Posted: may. 06, 2016 12:38 a.m. | | Unused equipment is treasure for another Comments 0 Comments


Manteca Red Sox overpower Northgate Giants juniors

The Manteca Little League Red Sox took advantage of six walks to put up 12 first-inning runs and never looked back in a 21-8 win ...

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Posted: may. 02, 2016 1:15 a.m. | | Manteca Red Sox overpower Northgate Giants juniors Comments 0 Comments


Brigham Young Revolver

Over the years I have periodically reported on historic or collectors guns that have come up for auction.

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Posted: may. 02, 2016 1:14 a.m. | | Brigham Young Revolver Comments 0 Comments

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