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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

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

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

Have GPS, map handy on 1st visit to the Delta

Navigating the Delta can be a little intimidating for someone who is not familiar with where they’re going. 

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Posted: oct. 06, 2017 12:57 a.m. | | Have GPS, map handy on 1st visit to the Delta Comments 0 Comments

Baseball without the knuckler would be a real shame

The knuckleball has always been a bit of oddball — the butt of jokes, the object of endless curiosity, a talismanic pitch understood by only a ...

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Posted: oct. 02, 2017 11:55 p.m. | | Baseball without the knuckler would be a real shame Comments 0 Comments

Gray donating shoes, clothes to homeless kids

Chelsea Gray was driving to lunch with a Los Angeles Sparks teammate last year when she noticed a large number of homeless children near where ...

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Posted: sep. 29, 2017 12:01 a.m. | | Gray donating shoes, clothes to homeless kids Comments 0 Comments

A story to every bait that is no longer in use

I don’t know too many anglers who aren’t hoarders. I’m not any different, although I do try to donate a few items ...

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Posted: sep. 28, 2017 11:59 p.m. | | A story to every bait that is no longer in use Comments 0 Comments

NASCAR has too many distractions amid playoffs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — It is two weeks into NASCAR’s playoffs and there has been little to no talk about the actual racing.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2017 12:16 a.m. | | NASCAR has too many distractions amid playoffs Comments 0 Comments

From start to finish, Thomas was best in golf this season

ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas had an inkling back in January that this season might be something special.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2017 12:16 a.m. | | From start to finish, Thomas was best in golf this season Comments 0 Comments

Memory of boat that I should not have sold

If you were to ask my dad about the best car he ever had, he would mention the corvette he owned back in the 60s. 

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 11:40 p.m. | | Memory of boat that I should not have sold Comments 0 Comments

IndyCar needs to push Newgarden as its new star

SONOMA (AP) — It has been five years since IndyCar last had an American champion as the face of the series. This time, the series is ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 10:36 p.m. | | IndyCar needs to push Newgarden as its new star Comments 0 Comments

Newgarden takes IndyCar 2017 title with 2nd at Sonoma

SONOMA — Team Penske turned in yet another dominant performance at Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, the season finale for the IndyCar Series, as ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2017 10:50 p.m. | | Newgarden takes IndyCar 2017 title with 2nd at Sonoma Comments 0 Comments

The big bang guns

Like anything else, people sometimes get carried away with their hobbies, one of which is gun collecting. You can collect guns that are rare, historical ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2017 10:47 p.m. | | The big  bang guns Comments 1 Comment

Shankel wins Late Model 99 title

STOCKTON — The Stockton 99 Speedway closed out its 2017 regular season by crowning four track champions on Saturday night

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Posted: sep. 17, 2017 10:46 p.m. | | Shankel wins Late Model 99 title Comments 0 Comments

Seek out the spots that look unappealing

I often see fishermen point at an area or spot and say “It looks good over there!” 

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Posted: sep. 15, 2017 12:07 a.m. | | Seek out the spots that look unappealing Comments 0 Comments

Chase for IndyCar Series title ends at Sonoma Raceway

The 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season reaches its conclusion this weekend with its annual trek to the wine country for the GoPro Grand Prix of ...

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Posted: sep. 15, 2017 12:04 a.m. | | Chase for IndyCar Series title ends at Sonoma Raceway Comments 0 Comments

Hanging out with other anglers ‘cool’ with me

When I was growing up it wasn’t “cool” to be known as the kid who liked to go fishing. 

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Posted: sep. 08, 2017 12:35 a.m. | | Hanging out with other anglers ‘cool’ with me Comments 0 Comments

Ripon’s McCreath earns weekly NEC awards for CCSU

Former Ripon High volleyball star Samantha McCreath is making an immediate impact in her first year at NCAA Division I Central Connecticut State.

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Posted: sep. 06, 2017 12:34 a.m. | | Ripon’s McCreath earns weekly NEC awards for CCSU Comments 0 Comments

Don’t forget life jackets during holiday weekend

Labor Day weekend is an exciting time for most anglers. 

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Posted: sep. 01, 2017 12:55 a.m. | | Don’t forget life jackets during holiday weekend Comments 0 Comments

Stampede hands Jr. Buffaloes loss

Francisco Ramirez had 31 rushing yards and four tackles for the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes in a 50-0 Cen-Cal loss to the Oakdale Stampede on Saturday ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2017 12:43 a.m. | | Stampede hands Jr. Buffaloes loss Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Knights tame Denair Lions in TVL play

DENAIR – Jace Beidleman threw for three touchdowns and ran for one more to lead the Ripon Knights junior varsity to a 30-6 Trans-Valley Youth Football ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2017 12:42 a.m. | | Ripon Knights tame Denair Lions in TVL play Comments 0 Comments

Jr. Timberwolves cruise past Jr. Warriors

GALT – Marcelo Morales got three quick scores for the Manteca Jr. Timberwolves varsity Saturday in a 38-6 win over the host Galt Jr. Warriors in ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2017 12:42 a.m. | | Jr. Timberwolves cruise past Jr. Warriors Comments 0 Comments

GOING THE DISTANCE

When Ray Gonzalez opened a gym in Lathrop to provide CrossFit training and power lifting to people in the South County, he knew he wanted ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2017 12:41 a.m. | | GOING THE DISTANCE Comments 0 Comments

‘That’s football’? No wonder why numbers are dropping

As a sports reporter, I see a lot, both good and bad. There are people who will say, “I have seen it all now,” but ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2017 12:40 a.m. | | ‘That’s football’? No wonder why numbers are dropping Comments 0 Comments

Would like to see kids get hooked on fishing

While driving home from Sacramento earlier in the week, my son reminded me of two of my favorite activities that fewer of our youth are ...

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Posted: aug. 24, 2017 11:27 p.m. | | Would like to see kids get hooked on fishing Comments 0 Comments

ON A RAMPAGE

The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves varsity came out of the gates with a bang in their first game in Northern California Youth Football and Cheer with ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 12:15 a.m. | | ON A RAMPAGE Comments 0 Comments

Cowboys corral Outlaws in CYF season opener

Jacorey Franklin and Everett Sangalang scored three touchdowns apiece Saturday to lead the Manteca Cowboys varsity to a 57-0 thumping of the Central Valley Outlaws ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 12:14 a.m. | | Cowboys corral Outlaws in CYF season opener Comments 0 Comments

Wilber’s late pick seals Knights’ JV win over Hilmar

Owen Wilber intercepted a Hilmar Packer pass at his own 1-yard line with 25 seconds remaining Saturday to seal a 12-6 win for the Ripon ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 12:13 a.m. | | Wilber’s late pick seals Knights’ JV win over Hilmar Comments 0 Comments

NASCAR needs to speak up amid US turmoil

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fans turn to sports for entertainment, a respite from the stress of the real world. They say they don’t want ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2017 12:01 a.m. | | NASCAR needs to speak up amid US turmoil Comments 0 Comments

Purists eager for fight after Mayweather-McGregor

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Look at any boxing website, and the comments will largely all be the same.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 11:58 p.m. | | Purists eager for fight after Mayweather-McGregor Comments 0 Comments

Philpott picks up second win of season at 99 Speedway

STOCKTON — Dominant performances were the theme of the night in all four divisions racing at the Stockton 99 Speedway on Saturday night.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2017 12:13 a.m. | | Philpott picks up second win of season at 99 Speedway Comments 0 Comments

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