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Rain puts damper on week off

I finally get a break in my work schedule and guess what? 

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 11:58 p.m. | | Rain puts damper on week off 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

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

Struggles on Delta despite conditions

There’s and old saying that goes, “Someone’s always going to catch fish.” 

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Posted: mar. 17, 2017 12:41 a.m. | | Struggles on Delta  despite conditions Comments 0 Comments

Stockton tracks rev up for season openers

The iconic Stockton 99 Speedway will celebrate its 70th season of racing action with a 2017 schedule featuring a dozen event dates. 

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 12:14 a.m. | | Stockton tracks rev up for season openers Comments 0 Comments

It takes a brawl for NASCAR to go mainstream

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch had a gash on his forehead and blood running down his nose when he promised payback to Joey Logano ...

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 11:22 p.m. | | It takes a brawl for NASCAR to go mainstream Comments 0 Comments

Instead of ridicule, there are options for Tim Tebow

It would be easy to pile on Tim Tebow.

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Posted: mar. 12, 2017 9:42 p.m. | | Instead of ridicule, there are options  for Tim Tebow Comments 0 Comments

Rising cost of license deterring fishermen

Something must give.

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Posted: mar. 10, 2017 12:10 a.m. | | Rising cost of license deterring fishermen Comments 0 Comments

Hype, new format didn’t equal must-watch Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 was sold out, the grid packed with celebrities, the fan area full of activities including a motorcycle “Ball ...

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Posted: feb. 27, 2017 11:40 p.m. | | Hype, new format didn’t equal must-watch Daytona 500 Comments 0 Comments

Officiating, two calls & the rules

There is a lot of discussion about officiating these days. If I have heard it once I have heard it a thousand times how the ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 11:30 p.m. | | Officiating, two calls & the rules Comments 0 Comments

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation dinner in Ripon March 31

If you have ever seen a mature bull elk, it is one of the most magnificent sights in all of the outdoors. In a couple ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 9:58 p.m. | | Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation dinner in Ripon March 31 Comments 0 Comments

Baseball should get serious about speeding up games

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — There are all sorts of ways to give baseball a much-needed boost of speed.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 9:57 p.m. | | Baseball should get serious about speeding up games Comments 0 Comments

There is to being a pro angler than catching fish

Like a lot of anglers, I’ve been restricted to staying home and waiting for the rain to subside. 

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Posted: feb. 24, 2017 1:01 a.m. | | There is to being a pro  angler than catching fish Comments 0 Comments

Baseball should get serious about speeding up games

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — There are all sorts of ways to give baseball a much-needed boost of speed.

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Posted: feb. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | | Baseball should get serious about speeding up games Comments 0 Comments

West Coast Swing whets appetite for Augusta

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The refrain is becoming a tradition unlike any other, especially after a West Coast Swing like this one.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 11:14 p.m. | | West Coast Swing whets appetite for Augusta Comments 0 Comments

Big punching Wilder believes he can save heavyweights

Deontay Wilder was in the Super Bowl media center in Houston a few days before the game when a somewhat familiar face walked by.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 11:04 p.m. | | Big punching Wilder believes he can save heavyweights Comments 0 Comments

Gonzaga provides new college hoops story line for fans

Unbeaten Gonzaga is giving college basketball fans something to talk about besides the usual story lines.

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 9:19 p.m. | | Gonzaga provides new college hoops story line for fans Comments 0 Comments

Knowledge is power, but luck is underrated

I’m beginning to see an increase boats being towed through my neighborhood, leading me to believe that the fishing must be improving. 

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Posted: feb. 17, 2017 12:32 a.m. | | Knowledge is power, but luck is underrated Comments 0 Comments

Loria tries to finish great con in South Florida

The great con in South Florida could be nearing its payoff.

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Posted: feb. 12, 2017 9:36 p.m. | | Loria tries to  finish great con in South Florida Comments 0 Comments

Blossoming trees are good indicator that spring is near

There’s a tree in my neighborhood that’s been my springtime indicator for past 20 years. 

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Posted: feb. 03, 2017 12:46 a.m. | | Blossoming trees are good indicator that spring is near Comments 0 Comments

A preview of things to expect during Super Bowl week

There have been 50 of these already, making this Super Bowl LI in the roman numerals the NFL uses to make sure no one forgets ...

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Posted: jan. 30, 2017 11:40 p.m. | | A preview of things to expect during Super Bowl week Comments 0 Comments

For EU’s Daube, Hoops for Cure was personal

Saturday night was the seventh annual Hoops for the Cure Classic between Ripon and East Union, a fund raiser for cancer. For Lancers senior Ruby ...

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Posted: jan. 30, 2017 12:49 a.m. | | For EU’s Daube, Hoops for Cure was personal Comments 0 Comments

Concealed carry reciprocity

With the election of Donald Trump as our president, gun rights advocates are getting all fired up at the possibility of a national concealed carry ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 11:08 p.m. | | Concealed carry reciprocity Comments 0 Comments

As Falcons head to Super Bowl, remember Smith

ATLANTA — Mike Smith never made it to the Super Bowl with the Atlanta Falcons.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2017 11:07 p.m. | | As Falcons head  to Super Bowl,  remember Smith  Comments 0 Comments

Be on the lookout for trout plants on lakes

If you’ve never witnessed a lake being planted with trout, it’s definitely a sight to see.

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Posted: jan. 27, 2017 1:03 a.m. | | Be on the lookout for trout plants on lakes Comments 0 Comments

Brotherhood only gets you so far against Tom Brady

The brotherhood did its job methodically, pleasing Atlanta owner Arthur Blank so much that he was last seen dancing into the night on the victory ...

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Posted: jan. 23, 2017 11:53 p.m. | | Brotherhood only gets you so far against Tom Brady Comments 0 Comments

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