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Playing from behind is nothing new for East Union.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2018 1:52 a.m. | | LANCERS ADVANCE Comments 0 Comments

Knights cruise to 1st-round win

RIPON — Ripon Christian High made quick work out of visiting Sacramento Waldorf in Tuesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI opener.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2018 1:51 a.m. | | Knights cruise to 1st-round win Comments 0 Comments

East Union fends off late run from Vista del Lago

Experience counts.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2018 1:51 a.m. | | East Union fends off late run from Vista del Lago Comments 0 Comments

Mira Loma upsets SHS in overtime

It took 80-plus minutes for Sierra’s boys soccer team to find the net, but it was all the Timberwolves could muster in their stunning ...

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Posted: feb. 21, 2018 1:49 a.m. | | Mira Loma upsets SHS in overtime Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop, Ripon win to set up Division IV 2nd-round showdown

LATHROP — The top two Manteca-area girls basketball teams will get to square off in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2018 1:49 a.m. | | Lathrop, Ripon win to set up Division IV 2nd-round showdown Comments 0 Comments

Couture, Boedker send Sharks to win over Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Logan Couture and Mikkel Boedker each had a goal and an assist, sending the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 8:41 p.m. | | Couture, Boedker send Sharks to win over Blues Comments 0 Comments

Canadians earn Olympic gold in ice dancing, US hockey wins

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were golden in their final Olympic performance.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 8:40 p.m. | | Canadians earn Olympic gold in ice dancing, US hockey wins Comments 0 Comments

Vonn trying not to think of downhill as her last at Olympics

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women’s downhill at ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 8:40 p.m. | | Vonn trying not to think of downhill as her last at Olympics Comments 0 Comments

Is South Korea now a hockey nation?

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Korean women’s hockey team, thrown together in a historic combination of players from both North and South, will forever ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 8:40 p.m. | | Is South Korea now a hockey nation?  Comments 0 Comments

New MLB rules: Pitching change a must for 7th mound visit

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Managers or coaches must make a pitching change if they head to the mound for the seventh time in a game under ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 8:40 p.m. | | New MLB rules: Pitching change a must for 7th mound visit Comments 0 Comments

Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda hospitalized in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda has been hospitalized in the Bay Area.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 8:40 p.m. | | Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda hospitalized in Bay Area Comments 0 Comments

EU 5th in DIVISIONALS

YUBA CITY – East Union brought just eight wrestlers to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V championships at River Valley High School and finished fifth place as ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:38 a.m. | | EU 5th in DIVISIONALS Comments 0 Comments

Later starts, fresher players

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Buster Posey gets going at Scottsdale Stadium around 7 a.m. most days of spring training, a couple of hours before he ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:16 a.m. | | Later starts, fresher players Comments 0 Comments

Dodgers glad to be back at work, away from World Series talk

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Justin Turner heard about it for weeks. He couldn’t get away from talk about the Dodgers’ seven-game loss to the Houston ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:16 a.m. | | Dodgers glad  to be back at  work, away  from World  Series talk Comments 0 Comments

Watson trending in right direction after Riviera win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bubba Watson says he was contemplating retirement.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:16 a.m. | | Watson trending in right direction after Riviera win Comments 0 Comments

Watson, Giants finalize deal guaranteeing $9M

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Tony Watson and the San Francisco Giants have finalized a two-year contract that includes a player option for 2020, a deal ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:15 a.m. | | Watson, Giants finalize  deal guaranteeing $9M Comments 0 Comments

Cavs, Warriors ready to sprint to finish

OAKLAND (AP) — LeBron James had a trophy in his hands and a smile on his face.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:15 a.m. | | Cavs, Warriors ready to sprint to finish Comments 0 Comments

Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Canadian stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the gold medal in ice dancing at the Pyeongchang Games on Tuesday, becoming ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:14 a.m. | | Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold Comments 0 Comments

Russian doping scandal stuns Olympic curling competitors

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — When word broke on Monday that a Russian Olympic curler was facing a doping charge, the curling world was floored. Not ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:14 a.m. | | Russian doping scandal stuns Olympic curling competitors Comments 0 Comments

Canada’s Cassie Sharpe soars to gold in women’s freestyle halfpipe

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Cassie Sharpe wears a mouth guard with a gold tooth painted in the middle and raps to herself just before she ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:13 a.m. | | Canada’s Cassie Sharpe soars to  gold in women’s freestyle halfpipe Comments 0 Comments

It’s US vs Canada for gold Thursday in women’s hockey

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Americans played their way back into the only women’s hockey game that matters: a showdown with Canada for the ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:13 a.m. | | It’s US vs Canada for gold Thursday in women’s hockey Comments 0 Comments

Hero, harasser or both? Shaun White’s newly complex legacy

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was expected to be a coronation: snowboarder Shaun White, shredding the halfpipe in an epic performance that won him Olympic ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:13 a.m. | | Hero, harasser  or both? Shaun  White’s newly  complex legacy Comments 0 Comments

Freestyle skier’s complex path offers Winter Games Rorschach test

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The words left Liz Swaney’s lips without an ounce of irony. No telling curl of the lips. No wink. Nothing ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:12 a.m. | | Freestyle skier’s complex path offers Winter Games Rorschach test Comments 0 Comments

Marchand scores in OT to lift Bruins over Flames 2-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Brad Marchand scored his 22nd goal 3:36 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2018 12:12 a.m. | | Marchand scores in OT to lift Bruins over Flames 2-1 Comments 0 Comments

TRIO NEARS STATE BERTH

STOCKTON — And then there were three.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 11:34 p.m. | | TRIO NEARS STATE BERTH Comments 0 Comments

Sierra, Ripon girls seeded 2nd

Sierra and Ripon’s girls soccer teams get the benefit of homefield advantage for the postseason, but it will be no easy task for them ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 11:33 p.m. | | Sierra, Ripon girls seeded 2nd Comments 0 Comments

A’s hope patience pays off with arrival of young core talent

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The often-rebuilding Oakland Athletics are leaning on young talent again in 2018, maintaining a philosophy of developing prospects from within their organization ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 11:15 p.m. | | A’s hope patience pays off with arrival of young core talent Comments 0 Comments

Tiger Woods misses cut at Riviera; Cantlay, McDowell lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods waited 12 years to get back to Riviera and lasted only two days.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 11:15 p.m. | | Tiger Woods misses cut at Riviera; Cantlay, McDowell lead Comments 0 Comments

Tough day for top Americans at Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 11:15 p.m. | | Tough day for top Americans at Pyeongchang Olympics Comments 0 Comments

2 Kings lead World past US in Rising Stars game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buddy Hield and Bogdan Bogdanovic got the NBA’s All-Star weekend off to a running start.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 11:15 p.m. | | 2 Kings lead World past US in Rising Stars game Comments 0 Comments

NASCAR’s young look on display for Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Never before has one race displayed NASCAR’s rapidly changing look more than this year’s Daytona 500.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 11:14 p.m. | | NASCAR’s young look on display for Daytona Comments 0 Comments

Greiss makes 45 saves, Islanders beat Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thomas Greiss stopped 45 shots for his first shutout of the season, and the New York Islanders beat the Carolina Hurricanes ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 11:14 p.m. | | Greiss makes 45 saves, Islanders beat Hurricanes Comments 0 Comments

World of Outlaws set to invade Stockton Dirt Track in March

STOCKTON — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series 40th anniversary season is officially underway, and in just four weeks the “Greatest Show on Dirt ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 12:53 a.m. | | World of Outlaws set to invade Stockton Dirt Track in March Comments 0 Comments

RC has favorable road to UOP

Ripon Christian owns the most Sac-Joaquin Section boys basketball titles among area schools with nine but hasn’t won one since 1996.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 12:52 a.m. | | RC has favorable road to UOP Comments 0 Comments

BRACKETS RELEASED

Two flips of a coin ended up producing some head-scratching results for the three girls basketball postseason qualifiers from Manteca Unified schools.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 12:50 a.m. | | BRACKETS RELEASED Comments 0 Comments

Bracing for colder weather at Shasta

One of the nice things about tournament fishing is that you get to fish different places.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 12:00 a.m. | | Bracing for colder weather at Shasta Comments 0 Comments

Team Penske stakes claim as Daytona 500 favorites

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske has a car capable of winning the Daytona 500.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2018 12:00 a.m. | | Team Penske stakes claim as Daytona 500 favorites Comments 0 Comments

Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium exceeds minority hiring target

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Construction work on the partly publicly financed Las Vegas stadium that the Oakland Raiders will call home in two years has so ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 11:59 p.m. | | Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium exceeds minority hiring target Comments 0 Comments

Penguins beat Kings for 10th straight home win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Zach Aston-Reese broke a third-period tie with a power-play goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Thursday night ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 11:59 p.m. | | Penguins beat Kings for 10th straight home win Comments 0 Comments

American Shiffrin rallies on final run to win giant slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Finally, it was an ideal day for skiing.

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 11:58 p.m. | | American Shiffrin rallies on final run to win giant slalom Comments 0 Comments

Cantlay shares lead at Riviera; Woods 6 back

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The guy who grew up 40 miles away, first played Riviera as a teenager and was out of golf with a bad ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 11:57 p.m. | | Cantlay shares lead at Riviera; Woods 6 back Comments 0 Comments

Gallinat, Tripp lead Pacific over San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Roberto Gallinat scored 21 points, including eight in the final two minutes, and Jahlil Tripp added a double-double to lead Pacific over ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 11:56 p.m. | | Gallinat, Tripp lead Pacific over San Diego Comments 0 Comments

Burns, Tierney lead Sharks over Canucks

SAN JOSE (AP) — Brent Burns and Chris Tierney each had a goal and an assist, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 11:55 p.m. | | Burns, Tierney lead Sharks over Canucks Comments 0 Comments

Kicker Janikowski’s career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

ALAMEDA (AP) — Eighteen years after the Raiders made kicker Sebastian Janikowski a surprise first-round draft pick, his career in Oakland has come to an end.

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 11:55 p.m. | | Kicker Janikowski’s career with Raiders up after 18 seasons Comments 0 Comments

Runner-up finishes for both East Union teams

Natasha Honore scored two goals for East Union and helped the Lancers secure the Valley Oak League’s second seed with a 3-2 come-from-behind win ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 1:39 a.m. | | Runner-up finishes for both East Union teams Comments 0 Comments

TITLE FOR EDDIE

His number No. 11 is ironed onto the left sleeves of Sierra’s boys soccer jerseys, but the memory of Eddie Aguilar weighs in the ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 1:37 a.m. | | TITLE FOR EDDIE Comments 0 Comments

Playoff berth in doubt for T’wolves

Sierra is likely on the outside looking in when it comes to the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 1:32 a.m. | | Playoff  berth in doubt for T’wolves Comments 0 Comments

Manteca clinches playoff berth at Lathrop

LATHROP — With the season on the line, Manteca High stepped it up Wednesday, defeating host Lathrop 83-61 in the Valley Oak League finale.

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 1:32 a.m. | | Manteca clinches playoff berth at Lathrop Comments 0 Comments

Cueto back with new-look Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Johnny Cueto’s offseason included time tending to cows, chickens and goats on his 500-acre ranch back home in the Dominican Republic ...

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 1:11 a.m. | | Cueto back with new-look Giants Comments 0 Comments

Stewart rejoins A’s as spring training instructor

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Dave Stewart is back with the Oakland Athletics as a spring training instructor.

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Posted: feb. 15, 2018 1:10 a.m. | | Stewart rejoins A’s as spring training instructor Comments 0 Comments

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