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LATHROP – After dropping the first set to visiting Sierra 25-21 on Wednesday, Lathrop rode the hot hand of freshman Gian Serrano to sweep the next ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 12:08 a.m. | | SPARTANS SPIKE SHS Comments 0 Comments

Fast named MJC Athlete of the Month

Trevor Fast helped Sierra win its first Valley Oak League title for boys swimming last year and is now making waves at Modesto Junior College.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | Fast named MJC Athlete of the Month Comments 0 Comments

SVC appoints former EU star as women’s hoops coach

Accomplished as a player and a scholar, Christin Gowan will get the chance to succeed as a head basketball coach.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 12:06 a.m. | | SVC appoints former EU star as women’s hoops coach Comments 0 Comments

Eric Musselman says he’s staying at Nevada

BERKELEY (AP) — Nevada coach Eric Musselman said Wednesday he has withdrawn his name for consideration for the coaching vacancy at California, committed to continuing to ...

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:45 p.m. | | Eric Musselman says he’s staying at Nevada Comments 0 Comments

Cal’s Ivan Rabb says he’ll declare for NBA draft

BERKELEY (AP) — California star Ivan Rabb will declare for the NBA draft, a move that has been expected since the season began.

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:44 p.m. | | Cal’s Ivan Rabb says he’ll declare for NBA draft Comments 0 Comments

Travel challenges just part of NCAA Tournament for Stanford

STANFORD (AP) — Nadia Fingall took her three-hour economics final Wednesday while stationed in the hotel dining room. Erica McCall and Briana Roberson were set up ...

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:44 p.m. | | Travel challenges just part of NCAA Tournament for Stanford Comments 0 Comments

WBC tournament had major success, has bright future

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even before the United States took the field to face Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship on Wednesday night, Rob ...

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:44 p.m. | | WBC tournament had major success, has bright future Comments 0 Comments

NASCAR suspends crew chiefs for Keselowski and Harvick

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR suspended the crew chiefs for Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick on Wednesday for violations at Phoenix Raceway.

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:44 p.m. | | NASCAR suspends crew chiefs for Keselowski and Harvick Comments 0 Comments

A rough, emotional day for top seeds at Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure.

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:43 p.m. | | A rough, emotional day for top seeds at Match Play Comments 0 Comments

Americans understand stakes in World Cup qualifying

SAN JOSE (AP) — Michael Bradley sees no reason to keep harping on that 4-0 loss at Costa Rica four months ago.

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:43 p.m. | | Americans understand stakes in World Cup qualifying Comments 0 Comments

NFL looking to speed up games

NEW YORK (AP) — For all those NFL fans longing for more action, fewer interruptions and a better flow to games, Commissioner Roger Goodell is with ...

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:43 p.m. | | NFL looking to speed up games Comments 0 Comments

Antetokounmpo’s 32 points lead Bucks over Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Wary of a letdown on the finale of a six-game trip, Giannis Antetokounmpo took it upon himself early to make sure that the ...

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:42 p.m. | | Antetokounmpo’s 32 points lead Bucks over Kings Comments 0 Comments

Triggs’ strong outing helps his chance to start for A’s

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oakland Athletics right-hander Andrew Triggs needed a solid performance Wednesday and he delivered.

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:42 p.m. | | Triggs’ strong outing helps his chance to start for A’s Comments 0 Comments

Barry Bonds joins Giants at camp to coach minor leaguers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The black San Francisco Giants T-shirt that Barry Bonds wore was so new, the fold lines from being wrapped in plastic were ...

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:42 p.m. | | Barry Bonds joins Giants at camp to coach minor leaguers Comments 0 Comments

US routs Puerto Rico to win WBC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The eagle has landed on top.

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Posted: mar. 22, 2017 11:42 p.m. | | US routs Puerto Rico to win WBC Comments 0 Comments

Bull riding pro gearing up for Fresno invite

Manteca resident Randy Schaapman is looking forward to Saturday’s Fresno Invitational of the Professional Bull Riders tour.

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:51 p.m. | | Bull riding pro gearing up for Fresno invite Comments 0 Comments

ONE SWING DECIDES IT

Oakdale catcher Bryce Kirk launched the first pitch of the ninth inning over the right-center field fence, and the visiting Mustangs held on in the ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:50 p.m. | | ONE SWING DECIDES IT Comments 0 Comments

Bonds rejoins Giants as special adviser, calls team ‘family’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds is back with the San Francisco Giants, just as the club had hoped.

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:38 p.m. | | Bonds rejoins Giants as special adviser, calls team ‘family’ Comments 0 Comments

US edges Japan 2-1, advances to WBC championship game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Crawford scored the tiebreaking run when Nobuhiro Matsuda bobbled Adam Jones’ grounder to third in the eighth inning, and the United ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:38 p.m. | | US edges Japan 2-1, advances to WBC championship game Comments 0 Comments

Warriors blow past Mavs for 28th road win

DALLAS (AP) — Klay Thompson had 23 points with five 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors earned their 28th road win this season, beating the Dallas ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:38 p.m. | | Warriors blow past Mavs for 28th road win Comments 0 Comments

Raptors snap 11-game skid

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan had 42 points, and the Toronto Raptors snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls by rallying for a wild ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:38 p.m. | | Raptors snap 11-game skid Comments 0 Comments

Hanzal, Coyle score 15 seconds apart as Wild beat Shark

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Martin Hanzal and Charlie Coyle scored 15 seconds apart for Minnesota late in the second period, and the Wild stopped a ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:38 p.m. | | Hanzal, Coyle score 15 seconds apart as Wild beat Shark Comments 0 Comments

Bumgarner sharp in latest spring start

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner looked sharp again in his latest spring training outing, though it lasted only two innings.

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:37 p.m. | | Bumgarner sharp in latest spring start Comments 0 Comments

Pac-12 making statement with 5 teams in the Sweet 16

SEATTLE (AP) — A year ago was thought to be an anomaly for the Pac-12 Conference, advancing four teams to the regional semifinals of the NCAA ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:37 p.m. | | Pac-12 making statement with 5 teams in the Sweet 16 Comments 0 Comments

College basketball evolving into distinctively NBA game

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Pitino watched in amazement as the Michigan Wolverines made 11 second-half 3-pointers, many from well beyond the arc.

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 10:37 p.m. | | College basketball evolving into distinctively NBA game Comments 0 Comments

KILLER INSTINCT

Things just got real for area boys volleyball teams.

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 12:38 a.m. | | KILLER INSTINCT Comments 0 Comments

Northgate Braves fend off Phillies in high-scoring majors win

The Phillies put up five runs in the bottom of the sixth but that was not quite enough as the Braves hung on for a ...

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Posted: mar. 21, 2017 12:38 a.m. | | Northgate Braves fend off Phillies in high-scoring majors win Comments 0 Comments

Rodriguez clutch for Lancers

LINDEN — Mark Rodriguez came through in clutch situations during East Union’s 5-3 extra-innings victory over previously-undefeated Linden on Monday.

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Thompson’s 34 help Warriors roll Thunder in chippy game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors didn’t have Kevin Durant for Monday night’s game at Oklahoma City.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 11:29 p.m. | | Thompson’s 34 help Warriors roll Thunder in chippy game Comments 0 Comments

Raiders sign Manuel, Jenkins, Condo

ALAMEDA (AP) — EJ Manuel entered the NFL four years ago surrounded by the hype of being a first-round quarterback expected to boost the hopes of ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 11:28 p.m. | | Raiders sign Manuel, Jenkins, Condo Comments 0 Comments

Lehtonen’s 36th shutout gives Stars win over Sharks

DALLAS (AP) — Kari Lehtonen made 30 saves for his 36th career shutout and second this season as the Dallas Stars edged the San Jose Sharks ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 11:28 p.m. | | Lehtonen’s 36th shutout gives Stars win over Sharks Comments 0 Comments

Villanova loss, ACC flameout reshape NCAA Sweet 16 bracket

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s strong regular season only stood to set up a first-weekend flameout in the NCAA Tournament.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 11:28 p.m. | | Villanova loss, ACC flameout reshape NCAA Sweet 16 bracket Comments 0 Comments

NCAA games brings together former rivals Purdue-Notre Dame

LEXINGTON REGION

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 11:28 p.m. | | NCAA games brings together former rivals Purdue-Notre Dame Comments 0 Comments

Draymond Green plays many positions, even hotel concierge

OAKLAND (AP) — If you’re requesting early check-in or searching for NCAA Tournament hotel deals, Draymond Green’s your guy.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 11:27 p.m. | | Draymond Green plays many positions, even hotel concierge Comments 0 Comments

Giants’ Cueto sharp in 5-inning outing against White Sox

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Instead of facing Japan in the World Baseball Classic, Johnny Cueto pitched in the Cactus League on Monday. He made the most ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 11:27 p.m. | | Giants’ Cueto sharp in 5-inning outing against White Sox Comments 0 Comments

US gives Roark shot at redemption vs Japan in WBC semis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tanner Roark is getting a chance to redeem himself in the World Baseball Classic.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 11:27 p.m. | | US gives Roark shot at redemption vs Japan in WBC semis Comments 0 Comments

SIERRA NETS 1st VOLLEY WIN

Sierra broke into the win column Saturday with a 25-23, 16-25, 15-11 win over Lathrop in the Sierra Boys Volleyball Tournament.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 11:54 p.m. | | SIERRA NETS 1st VOLLEY WIN Comments 0 Comments

Federer nets Indian Wells title

INDIAN WELLS (AP) — Forget the comeback talk. Roger Federer is back.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:11 p.m. | | Federer nets Indian Wells title Comments 0 Comments

Dwight Clark says he has ALS disease

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dwight Clark says he has Lou Gehrig’s disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:11 p.m. | | Dwight Clark says he has ALS disease Comments 0 Comments

Gasol, Aldridge help Spurs beat Sacramento Kings

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Pau Gasol scored 22 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 and the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 118-102 victory over the Sacramento ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:10 p.m. | | Gasol, Aldridge help Spurs beat  Sacramento Kings Comments 0 Comments

Be prepared: First aid knowledge is must

Over the past 50 years or so, in my excursions outdoors, I have been shot by a ricochet, injured my knee, broken a couple ribs ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:10 p.m. | | Be prepared: First aid knowledge is must Comments 0 Comments

IOC must consider serious reforms to save Olympics

And the winner is ... Paris!

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:09 p.m. | | IOC must consider serious reforms  to save Olympics Comments 0 Comments

Stanton’s homer, Jones’ leap carry US into semis

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The United States is going to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic for the second time thanks to another impressive home ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:09 p.m. | | Stanton’s homer, Jones’ leap carry US into semis Comments 0 Comments

Late eagle keys Leishman victory at PGA’s Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Marc Leishman kept shifting his eyes toward the glare coming from the silver Arnold Palmer Invitational trophy at his side. Beyond the ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:09 p.m. | | Late eagle keys Leishman  victory at PGA’s Bay Hill Comments 0 Comments

Nordqvist wins Founders Cup in college homecoming

PHOENIX (AP) — Anna Nordqvist caught up with some college friends — and left everyone else behind Sunday on another hot afternoon at the Bank of Hope ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:09 p.m. | | Nordqvist wins Founders  Cup in college homecoming Comments 0 Comments

Myhrer stuns Hirscher to takes slalom race

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Not to get all mushy, but that’s exactly how Andre Myhrer of Sweden prefers his snow.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:08 p.m. | | Myhrer stuns Hirscher  to takes slalom race Comments 0 Comments

1977: EU’s Poindexter fans 10 in 5-inning game

Thirty years ago, on March 15, 1987, Scott Brooks was named the Most Valuable Player at the University of California-Irvine’s basketball awards banquet. The ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:08 p.m. | | 1977: EU’s Poindexter fans 10 in 5-inning game Comments 0 Comments

Newman skips late pit stop, stuns field in Phoenix NASCAR

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A big gamble in the desert heat ended a long victory drought for Ryan Newman.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:08 p.m. | | Newman skips late pit stop, stuns field in Phoenix NASCAR Comments 0 Comments

Thronwell leads South Carolina to 88-81 NCAA upset of Duke

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Sindarius Thornwell had 24 points, Chris Silva scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and seventh-seeded South Carolina ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:07 p.m. | | Thronwell leads South Carolina to 88-81 NCAA upset of Duke Comments 0 Comments

Big Ten rides NCAA tourney surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16

NEW YORK (AP) — This down year for Big Ten basketball just might end on an up note in the NCAA Tournament.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2017 10:07 p.m. | | Big Ten rides NCAA tourney surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16 Comments 0 Comments

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