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LATHROP — Manteca was like all the other boys volleyball teams in the Valley Oak League at the start of the season; a ragtag group of ...

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Buffaloes battle back to bury Oakdale

Manteca battled back from two deficits and overcame mistakes in its thrilling 5-4 victory over visiting Oakdale on Wednesday. 

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 1:01 a.m. | | Buffaloes battle back to bury Oakdale Comments 0 Comments

Herrin comes through for Ripon golf

OAKDALE — Ripon puts itself in the driver’s seat for the Trans-Valley League boys golf title on Wednesday, and the Indians have Rhet Herrin to ...

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 12:59 a.m. | | Herrin comes through for Ripon golf Comments 0 Comments

Edmonton opens 2nd round with wild win

ANAHEIM (AP) — Adam Larsson scored his second goal of the third period with 4:40 to play, and the Edmonton Oilers blew a two-goal lead ...

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 12:59 a.m. | | Edmonton opens 2nd round with wild win Comments 0 Comments

Celtics pull away from Bulls to take 3-2 lead

BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley scored 24 points apiece to help the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 108-97 on Wednesday night and ...

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 12:59 a.m. | | Celtics pull away from Bulls to take 3-2 lead Comments 0 Comments

Stanislaus State’s Reynolds has Parkinson’s, to co-coach

TURLOCK (AP) — Stanislaus State basketball coach Larry Reynolds announced Wednesday that he has Parkinson’s disease and will remain with the Division II team as ...

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 12:42 a.m. | | Stanislaus State’s Reynolds has Parkinson’s, to co-coach Comments 0 Comments

Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova went through her familiar routine of waving to the crowd and blowing kisses after winning her first match ...

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 12:42 a.m. | | Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban Comments 0 Comments

NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn’t ...

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 12:41 a.m. | | NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s Comments 0 Comments

Shoemaker gets 1st win since head injury

ANAHEIM (AP) — Matt Shoemaker thought only about his team, not how far he had come personally since a line drive that hit off the right ...

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 12:41 a.m. | | Shoemaker gets 1st win since head injury Comments 0 Comments

Giants rally from 3 down to stun Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michael Morse showed he has some power left in his 35-year-old swing, something he’d been telling Giants general manager Bobby Evans ...

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 12:41 a.m. | | Giants rally from 3 down to stun Dodgers Comments 0 Comments

Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health

OAKLAND (AP) — Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a solution to his debilitating health issues and return to ...

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Posted: apr. 27, 2017 12:40 a.m. | | Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health Comments 0 Comments

Raiders bring Lynch out of retirement

ALAMEDA (AP) — Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after agreeing on a two-year deal with the Raiders that paved the way for a trade ...

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Ferreira, Ripon bust out against Hughson

RIPON — Robert Vernon was pleased to see his bats come alive on Tuesday.

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | Ferreira, Ripon bust out against Hughson Comments 0 Comments

LANCERS WIN PITCHERS’ DUEL

A strong burst of wind blew toward right field just a few seconds too late for Sierra.

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 1:10 a.m. | | LANCERS WIN PITCHERS’ DUEL Comments 0 Comments

Mustangs trample Timberwolves in five

The Oakdale bats were hot and the Sierra bats were not.

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 1:09 a.m. | | Mustangs trample Timberwolves in five Comments 0 Comments

Aniss coasts into VOL tennis finals

Manteca sophomore Solman Aniss is heading to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Individual Tennis Tournament for a second straight year.

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 1:09 a.m. | | Aniss coasts into VOL tennis finals Comments 0 Comments

Bats come alive for Manteca at LHS

LATHROP — Joel Olmos and Alex Gouveia swatted three hits apiece, Jacob Moon added a two-run homer and freshman pitcher Ryan Ward was in full command ...

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Clayton Kershaw strikes out seven, Dodgers beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw struck out seven over seven innings in another impressive performance in San Francisco’s home ballpark, and the Los Angeles ...

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Calhoun single in 11th leads Angels past A’s

ANAHEIM (AP) — Kole Calhoun ripped a two-out single in the 11th inning to score Danny Espinosa and send the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-1 ...

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Bumgarner won’t need surgery on shoulder

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner will not require surgery on his sprained pitching shoulder and is scheduled to begin light rehabilitation activities ...

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 12:10 a.m. | | Bumgarner won’t need surgery on shoulder Comments 0 Comments

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It’s never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most ...

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 12:10 a.m. | | Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season Comments 0 Comments

Golf’s ruling bodies move to limit video evidence

The Associated Press

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 12:09 a.m. | | Golf’s ruling bodies move to limit video evidence Comments 0 Comments

Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Warriors can breathe for a bit after a first-round series filled with drama.

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 12:09 a.m. | | Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series Comments 0 Comments

Couture had 2 face fractures along with injured mouth

SAN JOSE (AP) — San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture played in the postseason despite two fractures in his face along with the plastic and wiring ...

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 12:09 a.m. | | Couture had 2 face fractures along with injured mouth Comments 0 Comments

Rockets advance with win over Thunder

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory ...

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Posted: apr. 26, 2017 12:09 a.m. | | Rockets advance with win over Thunder Comments 0 Comments

BOYS OF SPRING

Starting pitcher Tyler Toste threw three scoreless innings for the Phillies and struck out nine in a 4-2 Phillies win Saturday over the White Sox ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2017 1:13 a.m. | | BOYS OF SPRING Comments 0 Comments

Manteca volleyball serves up sweep

MOUNTAIN HOUSE — Jonathan Borres served 15 unanswered points at one point in the second game, and the Manteca boys volleyball team rolled past Mountain House ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2017 1:12 a.m. | | Manteca volleyball serves up sweep Comments 0 Comments

Deerink signs with Notre Dame de Namur

Tawny Deerinck is a big part of Manteca High’s resurgence in softball, and she aims to help head coach Ashley Carter turn things around ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2017 1:11 a.m. | | Deerink signs with Notre Dame de Namur Comments 0 Comments

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 37 points before sitting out the final quarter and the Golden State Warriors welcomed back teammate Kevin Durant with ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 11:08 p.m. | | Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers Comments 0 Comments

Matt Cain pitches Giants to win against Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Cain pitched six scoreless innings to beat the Dodgers for the first time in nearly four years, and the San Francisco ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 11:07 p.m. | | Matt Cain pitches Giants to win against Dodgers Comments 0 Comments

Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before free agency

SAN JOSE (AP) — Before Joe Thornton heads into an uncertain offseason where he could be a free agent and leave San Jose after nearly 12 ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 10:55 p.m. | | Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before free agency Comments 0 Comments

Bumgarner’s rented bike slipped near end of ride

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner had nearly finished a ride of more than two hours in the mountains outside Denver when his rented dirt bike ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 10:55 p.m. | | Bumgarner’s rented bike slipped near end of ride Comments 0 Comments

Remember when people said boxing was dead?

Madison Square Garden was filled with 20,000 boxing fans last month, and they were treated to Gennady Golovkin, Danny Jacobs and a spectacular night ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 10:54 p.m. | | Remember when people said boxing was dead? Comments 0 Comments

Serena Williams at No. 1

Serena Williams is briefly back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, despite not playing a match since January — and with plans to take the ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 10:54 p.m. | | Serena Williams at No. 1 Comments 0 Comments

Some questions and answers about Maria Sharapova’s return

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Even with eight of the world’s top 10 players in the main draw, an unranked rival is grabbing all the headlines ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 10:54 p.m. | | Some questions and answers about Maria Sharapova’s return Comments 0 Comments

Jimmie Johnson grabs rare Bristol win after Larson mishap

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — It was just last month when people were wondering what was wrong with Jimmie Johnson after he got off to a slow ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 10:53 p.m. | | Jimmie Johnson grabs rare Bristol win after Larson mishap Comments 0 Comments

Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills — just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado ...

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Thiara wins three races to help pace Sierra boys

FAIR OAKS – Bikram Thiara won three events Saturday in the Bella Vista Bronco Invitational and helped lead the Sierra boys to a fourth-place finish.  McKenna ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 11:04 p.m. | | Thiara wins three races to help pace Sierra boys Comments 0 Comments

HAYBALERS TOP EU

TRACY — San Benito-Hollister broke open a scoreless game with three runs in the fifth inning Saturday and East Union could only answer back with two ...

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Kerr won’t coach Warriors tonight

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ailing Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he won’t be on the sidelines for Game 4 on Monday against the ...

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End of Sharks season could end Thornton- Marleau era

SAN JOSE  (AP) — After going through the handshake line of an early playoff loss, an emotional Patrick Marleau stood by the San Jose bench and ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:44 p.m. | | End of Sharks season could  end Thornton- Marleau era  Comments 0 Comments

Pitcher Freeland sharp as Rockies sweep SF Giants

DENVER (AP) — In between starts, the message to Kyle Freeland was rather low-key.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:44 p.m. | | Pitcher Freeland  sharp as Rockies  sweep SF Giants Comments 0 Comments

Cruz drives in 5 as Mariners end skid

OAKLAND (AP) — On a day when the Mariners got production up and down the lineup while setting a season high for scoring, Nelson Cruz pointed ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:43 p.m. | | Cruz drives in 5 as Mariners end skid Comments 0 Comments

Chappell edges Koepka by 1 stroke to win Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevin Chappell made an 8-foot putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:42 p.m. | | Chappell edges Koepka by  1 stroke to win Texas Open Comments 0 Comments

Nadal beats Ramos-Vinolas, wins 10th Monte Carlo Masters

MONACO (AP) — As the, Rafael Nadal showed Sunday he’s likely the best ever on clay after easily beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in an ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:42 p.m. | | Nadal beats Ramos-Vinolas, wins 10th Monte Carlo Masters Comments 0 Comments

1997: Sierra gets 22 hits during 18-0 baseball win

Fifty years ago, on April 21, 1967, the Manteca High track team won two meets on consecutive days with impressive wins over St. Mary’s ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:42 p.m. | | 1997: Sierra gets 22 hits during 18-0 baseball win Comments 0 Comments

Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until today

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — NASCAR has postponed the Monster Energy Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of heavy rain that is not expected to let ...

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Alonso embracing challenges of his ‘Indy 500 adventure’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Fernando Alonso is on a personal “Indy 500 adventure” that is both a labor of love and ambition for the two-time Formula ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:41 p.m. | | Alonso embracing challenges of his ‘Indy 500 adventure’ Comments 0 Comments

Newgarden wins for Penske at Barber Motorsports Park

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Josef Newgarden put himself in position to battle teammate Will Power to the end. He didn’t need to.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:40 p.m. | | Newgarden wins for Penske at Barber Motorsports Park Comments 0 Comments

Spain’s Marquez wins 5th straight MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Spain’s Marc Marquez is still on top in America. Italy’s Valentino Rossi is back on top in MotoGP.

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Posted: apr. 23, 2017 10:40 p.m. | | Spain’s Marquez wins 5th straight MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas Comments 0 Comments

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