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STINGING DEFEAT

RIPON — Ripon had its moments Tuesday night but couldn’t keep up with the overall size, skill and experience of Hilmar, which rolled to a ...

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Posted: oct. 18, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | STINGING DEFEAT Comments 0 Comments

Amick places 6th, EU runner-up in VOL tournament

OAKDALE — East Union’s Melinda Amick continued her late-season surge Tuesday in the Valley Oak League Championships, leading the Lancers to a second-place finish at ...

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Posted: oct. 18, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | Amick places 6th, EU runner-up in VOL tournament Comments 0 Comments

Moreno shines under the lights for Lancers

The final set to decide a victor had to be played under the lights of Manteca Regional Tennis Center.

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Posted: oct. 18, 2017 12:48 a.m. | | Moreno shines under the lights for Lancers Comments 0 Comments

Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros to even ALCS at 2

NEW YORK (AP) — With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 10:28 p.m. | | Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros to even ALCS at 2 Comments 0 Comments

Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched sparkling ball into the seventh inning, Chris Taylor homered again and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 10:28 p.m. | | Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs Comments 0 Comments

Hayward suffers gruesome injury, Celtics lose opener

CLEVELAND (AP) — Gordon Hayward’s face was etched in pain and shock.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 10:28 p.m. | | Hayward suffers gruesome injury, Celtics lose opener Comments 0 Comments

Raiders’ inability to go deep leads to struggles for offense

ALAMEDA (AP) — With a strong-armed quarterback, one of the best pass-blocking offensive lines and a pair of talented receivers on the outside, the Oakland Raiders ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 10:27 p.m. | | Raiders’ inability to go deep leads to struggles for offense Comments 0 Comments

Cowboys’ Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back’s fight to avoid a six-game ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 10:27 p.m. | | Cowboys’ Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers Comments 0 Comments

Freshman helps lift Manteca past CC

Freshman Therese Ferral stepped up in a big way for Manteca on Monday, tallying 12 service points and eight aces while filling in for injured ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:40 a.m. | | Freshman helps lift Manteca past CC Comments 0 Comments

Weston Ranch wards off Sierra to finish sweep

Sometimes, even being wrong turns out all right.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:39 a.m. | | Weston Ranch wards off Sierra to finish sweep Comments 0 Comments

KNIGHTS MAKE STATEMENT

RIPON — Ripon Christian still has some say in the Southern Athletic League.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:38 a.m. | | KNIGHTS MAKE STATEMENT Comments 0 Comments

LeBron vs. Kyrie the latest entry in NBA rivalries

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James loves rivalries. Ohio State-Michigan. North Carolina-Duke. Cowboys-Redskins. Those are some of the favorite matchups he’s cited over the years, ones ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:20 a.m. | | LeBron vs. Kyrie the latest entry in NBA rivalries Comments 0 Comments

Woods cleared for golf activities with no restrictions

Tiger Woods is swinging a driver without pain, and his agent says doctors have cleared him to practice without limitations.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:20 a.m. | | Woods cleared for golf activities with no restrictions Comments 0 Comments

Cavs, Warriors gear up to begin championship quests again

OAKLAND (AP) — Minutes after LeBron James lost the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors four months ago, he vowed to return to the gym ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:19 a.m. | | Cavs, Warriors gear up to begin championship quests again Comments 0 Comments

NFL still riding high, despite issues

The narratives themselves are easy enough to craft. Anyone searching for signs the NFL is in trouble doesn’t need to look far to document ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:19 a.m. | | NFL still riding high, despite issues Comments 0 Comments

Finally! Titans end 11-game skid to Colts with 36-22 win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota shuffled around the pocket, carefully protecting a strained left hamstring that already cost him one game this season.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:18 a.m. | | Finally! Titans end 11-game skid to Colts with 36-22 win Comments 0 Comments

Goodell, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, owners of each team, representatives of the players’ union and players themselves will meet Tuesday to discuss ways ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:18 a.m. | | Goodell, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem Comments 0 Comments

Arik Armstead to have surgery on broken hand

SANTA CLARA (AP) — Defensive lineman Arik Armstead broke his hand during the 49ers’ loss in Washington and will need surgery, coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:17 a.m. | | Arik Armstead to have surgery on broken hand Comments 0 Comments

Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros

NEW YORK (AP) — Back in the Bronx, the big guys delivered.

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:17 a.m. | | Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros Comments 0 Comments

Cubs’ Maddon stands by not using Davis, questions criticism

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon stood by his decision not to use All-Star closer Wade Davis in Chicago’s loss to the Los Angeles ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:17 a.m. | | Cubs’ Maddon stands by not using Davis, questions criticism Comments 0 Comments

NaVorro Bowman signs 1-year deal with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) — NaVorro Bowman will make a short move following his release last week from the San Francisco 49ers, signing a $3 million, one-year contract ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2017 12:17 a.m. | | NaVorro Bowman signs 1-year deal with Raiders Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop bounces back to take consolation title

Lathrop dropped its first game of the Stockton Classic Volleyball Tournament before winning the next three to take the consolation at Weston Ranch High, one ...

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:46 a.m. | | Lathrop bounces back to take consolation title Comments 0 Comments

Oakdale blanks Sierra in VOL play

Sierra could not get its offense on track Thursday in a 41-0 Valley Oak League freshman loss to Oakdale at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:45 a.m. | | Oakdale blanks Sierra in VOL play Comments 0 Comments

LANCERS TOP SPARTANS

Eric Morales threw for three touchdowns Friday to lead East Union to a 28-6 win over Lathrop in Valley Oak League sophomore action at Bennie ...

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Posted: oct. 16, 2017 1:38 a.m. | | LANCERS TOP SPARTANS Comments 0 Comments

Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai title

SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:49 p.m. | | Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai title Comments 0 Comments

Sharapova wins 1st title since doping ban

TIANJIN, China (AP) — Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:48 p.m. | | Sharapova wins 1st title since  doping ban Comments 0 Comments

Ko fires 68 to clinch 1st LPGA Tour victory on home soil

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Jin Young Ko overcame a sluggish start to clinch her first LPGA Tour victory at the KEB Hana Bank ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:48 p.m. | | Ko fires 68 to clinch 1st LPGA Tour victory on home soil Comments 0 Comments

Montgomerie earns 2nd PGA Tour Champions win in 5 weeks

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Colin Montgomerie is feeling even more confident entering the PGA Tour Champions playoffs.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:48 p.m. | | Montgomerie earns 2nd PGA  Tour Champions win in 5 weeks Comments 0 Comments

This time vs Astros, Yanks try to overcome 2-0 deficit

NEW YORK (AP) — Trailing again 2-0 in the postseason, these young New York Yankees remain even keeled going into Game 3 of the AL Championship ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:47 p.m. | | This time vs Astros, Yanks try to overcome 2-0 deficit Comments 0 Comments

Turner’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:47 p.m. | | Turner’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers win Comments 0 Comments

Scott Speed wins Rallycross Supercar title

It was a perfect ending to a near perfect season for the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team as drivers Tanner Foust took the race victory while ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:47 p.m. | | Scott Speed wins Rallycross Supercar title Comments 0 Comments

Keselowski races way into NASCAR’s playoffs 3rd round

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — To win the championship this year, Team Penske told Brad Keselowski he had to win at Talladega Superspeedway.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:47 p.m. | | Keselowski races way into NASCAR’s playoffs 3rd round Comments 0 Comments

Dale Earnhardt Jr. navigates the chaos in Talladega finale

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. went out without a big bang at Talladega Superspeedway, and that’s more than most of his fellow drivers ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:46 p.m. | | Dale Earnhardt Jr.  navigates the chaos in Talladega finale Comments 0 Comments

Giants stun Broncos

DENVER (AP) — It was a wipe-out all right, just not the one expected by just about everyone outside the New York Giants.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:46 p.m. | | Giants stun Broncos Comments 0 Comments

1997: EU cross-country boys win first VOL title

Fifty years ago, on October 5, 1967, moving from a second quarter 7-7 tie, Manteca High went on to down East Union High 34-7 in ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2017 11:45 p.m. | | 1997: EU cross-country boys win first VOL title Comments 0 Comments

ONE MORE TO GO

LATHROP — Two Lathrop turnovers late in the first quarter Friday led to two East Union scores in less than 90 seconds, as the Lancers went ...

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Posted: oct. 14, 2017 1:49 a.m. | | ONE MORE TO GO Comments 0 Comments

Reds escape with important SAL victory

RIPON — It was a running clock for three quarters Friday at Ripon Christian, and it wasn’t because one team dominated the other.

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Posted: oct. 14, 2017 1:48 a.m. | | Reds escape with important SAL victory Comments 0 Comments

Sophomores spark Buffs in rout of Kimball

Manteca High wasted little time Friday against Kimball.

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Posted: oct. 14, 2017 1:48 a.m. | | Sophomores  spark Buffs in rout of Kimball Comments 0 Comments

PAT block decides MC’s win at Ripon

RIPON — An emotional roller-coaster throughout, it was Modesto Christian riding high at the end of a thrilling 42-41 finish Friday at Ripon’s Stouffer Field.

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Posted: oct. 14, 2017 1:47 a.m. | | PAT block decides MC’s win at Ripon Comments 0 Comments

Redskins insist they’re not underestimating winless 49ers

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — When the Washington Redskins began preparing to face the 0-5 San Francisco 49ers, coach Jay Gruden wanted to get a message across.

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Posted: oct. 13, 2017 8:20 p.m. | | Redskins insist they’re not underestimating winless 49ers Comments 0 Comments

Chargers, Raiders look to get on roll following rough starts

OAKLAND (AP) — This season hasn’t exactly started as planned for the Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders.

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Posted: oct. 13, 2017 8:20 p.m. | | Chargers, Raiders look to get on roll following rough starts Comments 0 Comments

Durant keeps launching shots, eager to be better

OAKLAND (AP) — Fatigued after a long flight home from China, Kevin Durant knocked down one baseline 3-pointer after another — making 21 of 22 and 19 ...

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Posted: oct. 13, 2017 8:20 p.m. | | Durant keeps launching shots, eager to be better Comments 0 Comments

Arena quits after US World Cup failure, Gulati stays for now

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Arena quickly resigned as U.S. coach after the Americans’ failure to qualify for the World Cup. U.S. Soccer Federation ...

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Posted: oct. 13, 2017 8:19 p.m. | | Arena quits after US World Cup failure, Gulati stays for now Comments 0 Comments

Dodgers welcome Cubs in NLCS rematch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are tanned, rested and ready. They won 104 games this season and swept their first playoff matchup, giving ...

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Posted: oct. 13, 2017 8:19 p.m. | | Dodgers welcome Cubs in NLCS rematch Comments 0 Comments

T’WOLVES PREVAIL

Lathrop High’s girls tennis team put forth good efforts in several spots Thursday at Manteca Regional Tennis Center but came up short to second-place ...

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Posted: oct. 13, 2017 12:19 a.m. | | T’WOLVES PREVAIL Comments 0 Comments

Meier breaks tie as Sharks top Sabres

SAN JOSE (AP) — The San Jose Sharks felt some urgency going into Thursday night, and they responded.

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 11:52 p.m. | | Meier breaks tie as Sharks top Sabres Comments 0 Comments

Be on the look out for duck hunters’ blinds

When I think about fishing in October, I think about great weather, great fishing and the opening of duck hunting season. 

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 11:45 p.m. | | Be on the look out for duck hunters’ blinds Comments 0 Comments

Carson Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles beat Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carson Wentz said he saw some things from the Carolina Panthers he hadn’t seen on film leading to three first-half ...

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 11:44 p.m. | | Carson Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles beat Panthers Comments 0 Comments

Cup absence could have wide-ranging effects

The 2018 World Cup will be a unique test of soccer’s appeal in the United States.

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 11:44 p.m. | | Cup absence could have wide-ranging effects Comments 0 Comments

Keuchel looks to continue success against Yankees

HOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel is tired of talking about his success against the New York Yankees.

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Posted: oct. 12, 2017 11:43 p.m. | | Keuchel looks to continue success against Yankees Comments 0 Comments

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