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Crum, Cowboys varsity cruise to DYSA victory over Modesto Raiders

Dennis Crum passed for nearly 100 yards Saturday and ran for three touchdowns to lead the Manteca Cowboys to a 32-6 DYSA road win over ...

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Posted: sep. 27, 2016 12:55 a.m. | | Crum, Cowboys varsity cruise to DYSA victory over Modesto Raiders Comments 0 Comments

Remembering the first catch that got me hooked

While visiting a favorite fishing website of mine, a group of anglers were discussing fishing and sharing memories of catching their first fish. 

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Weaver leads Jr T’Wolves’ trouncing of JV Aggies

MERCED — The Ripon Knights novice team continued its undefeated march Saturday at El Capitan High, squeaking out a 19-12 victory over the Merced Blue Devils ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2016 12:31 a.m. | | Weaver leads Jr T’Wolves’ trouncing of JV Aggies Comments 0 Comments

Ripon Knights novice edges Blue Devils

MERCED — The Ripon Knights novice team continued its undefeated march Saturday at El Capitan High, squeaking out a 19-12 victory over the Merced Blue Devils ...

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Column: Penske dominates season of promise for IndyCar

SONOMA (AP) — It was the year of Roger Penske in IndyCar. No team came close to stopping Team Penske’s march to the top of ...

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Autumn trout tactics

Interestingly enough a lot of outdoors fanatics focus on fall as being hunting season. That’s certainly true, and I’m ready to go off ...

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99 Speedway closes season

STOCCTON — The 99 Speedway put a wrap on 2016 with its Night of Champions season finale on Saturday.

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Pagenaud dominates Sonoma Grand Prix

SONOMA — Simon Pagenaud put an exclamation mark on his extraordinary 2016 season by driving to a commanding win in Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of ...

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Nights of Champions finale Saturday at 99

STOCKTON — Stockton 99 Speedway will host its points season finale on Saturday night with the double points Night of Champions at the 68-year-old quarter-mile.  

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Do not be fooled by summer-like weather

With the summer-like conditions we’ve been having lately, the inexperienced angler tends to believe that the fishing conditions are the same as the summer ...

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Balanced offenses lead Jaguars, Jr Buffaloes to Cen-Cal victories

The Manteca Jaguars varsity held the visiting Los Banos Wildcats scoreless in the second half on the way to a 23-7 Cen-Cal win at Daniel ...

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Posted: sep. 13, 2016 1:24 a.m. | | Balanced offenses lead Jaguars, Jr Buffaloes to Cen-Cal victories Comments 0 Comments

Stingy Cowboys collect another shutout in Tracy

After a scoreless first quarter Saturday the Manteca Cowboys varsity scored in the three remaining periods to post a 22-0 win over the host Tracy ...

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Beidleman powers Knights’ blowout win over Packers

Jace Beidleman and Preston Zuidervaart connected for two touchdowns Saturday to lead the Ripon Knights novice to a 41-19 Trans Valley Youth Football League win ...

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3 carries, 3 TDs for Morales in T’wolves’ win

Marcelo Morales scored three touchdowns on his only three carries for the Manteca Jr. Timberwolves junior varsity in a 58-7 Delta Youth Football League win ...

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Timberwolves ward off McNair in final tune-up

STOCKTON — Sierra ended its nonleague schedule on a high note Thursday, vanquishing host McNair in four games, 11-25, 25-23. 26-24, 25-22.

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Posted: sep. 09, 2016 12:52 a.m. | | Timberwolves ward off McNair in final tune-up Comments 0 Comments

Unbeaten Mustangs trample East Union

While East Union’s longtime reign in the Valley Oak League is likely to come to an end, Oakdale is poised to start a dynasty-like ...

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NEIGHBORLY LOVE

RIPON — You do not want to get Ripon High’s Breana Barrios angry.

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Manteca makes statement with win over Sierra

There is still a long road ahead for Manteca, but the Buffaloes made waves with their impressive opening week to the Valley Oak League season.

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Asking new boaters to watch wake

The week proceeding Labor Day is always a pretty good week to be out on the water. 

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Manteca golfers continue improvement in defeat

Manteca’s girls golf team suffered its first defeat of the Valley Oak League season on Thursday, but head coach Andrea Hiatt is focused on ...

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GIVE AND TAKE

RIPON – Manteca’s Sarah Inderbitzin got a block to steal the serve in the fifth set and then reeled off the final eight service points ...

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‘Old guy’ sticking to what works

I fear lately that I’ve become that “old guy” — the guy who was reluctant to try something new and who has an endless supply ...

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GOING THE DISTANCE

STOCKTON – Weston Ranch picked the wrong time to go cold. 

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Volleyball: Spartans show mettle in 5-set loss to Lodi

LODI — Heather Anderson will get to know a lot about her Lathrop High volleyball team this week, her first as the Spartans’ head coach.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2016 1:25 a.m. | | Volleyball: Spartans show mettle in 5-set loss to Lodi Comments 0 Comments

Manteca gets stiff test in another Saturday tilt

Saturday games are a rarity these days for local football teams, but Manteca starts its season with back-to-back weekend tilts.

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10 years later, Goodell still leading with his chin

Some anniversary this is turning out to be.

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Posted: sep. 01, 2016 1:18 a.m. | | 10 years later, Goodell still leading with his chin Comments 0 Comments

Buffs tee off VOL season with win over Sierra

Legacy Barnes was low medalist with a 51, but it wasn’t enough for Sierra in its Valley Oak League opener against Manteca at Manteca ...

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Posted: aug. 31, 2016 1:29 a.m. | | Buffs tee off VOL season with win over Sierra Comments 0 Comments

SERVING ACES

STOCKTON – Vanessa Benham and Carlee Mahurin combined to notch 13 aces for Sierra on Tuesday in a 25-11, 25-19, 25-16 sweep over host Franklin in ...

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Manteca nets easy win at Laguna Creek

ELK GROVE — Manteca had little trouble getting past Laguna Creek in its nonleague opener Tuesday, rolling to an 8-1 victory.

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Balanced Buffaloes vanquish Livermore

LIVERMORE — It took a balanced effort for Manteca to sweep past its first opponent of 2016.

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COWBOYS RIDE WORKHORSE

Henry Palacios ran wild Saturday with four touchdowns to lead the Manteca Cowboys varsity past the Patterson Redskins 40-6 in Cen-Cal action at East Union ...

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4 interceptions prove fatal for Spartans

TRACY — Four first-half Lathrop interceptions were too much for the Spartans to overcome as West defeated Lathrop 19-8 on Thursday in non-league freshman football action ...

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BUFF ON THE RUN

ATWATER — A blocked punt and an interception led to two second-quarter touchdowns within a minute of each other for Manteca on Saturday and a bizarre ...

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More should follow example set by Daniel

There is a Little League field named for my dad in my home town. He did a lot for youth and high school sports when ...

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SIERRA PREVAILS

RIPON — Both teams combined for eight turnovers Friday before Sierra’s Miguel Sequeira punched in a touchdown from 1 yard out with 1:57 left ...

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SJS: Prep sports starting week earlier in 2018

LODI — Get ready for high school football practice in July.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 1:04 a.m. | | SJS: Prep sports starting week earlier in 2018 Comments 0 Comments

Withdrawal of petition a victory for local anglers

The highly controversial striped bass and black bass petition was recently withdrawn, resulting in a victory for local anglers wishing to preserve one of the ...

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Would give anything to strap it up 1 last time

The calendar is turning to September, and with that football season will be in full swing. And while guys get made fun of for this ...

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COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF

Coming off a historic season, Sierra isn’t thinking about championships going into Friday’s 2016 opener at Ripon.

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Cowboys kick off DYSA season with sweep

The Manteca Cowboys varsity defeated the Lodi Titans 14-2 in DYSA action at East Union’s Dino Cunial Field on Saturday.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:44 a.m. | | Cowboys kick off DYSA season with sweep Comments 0 Comments

The simple fix for golf that isn’t so simple

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For all the praise of golf’s return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better.

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Manteca’s Mast wins Bomber Main

In a race that had more plot twists than a Ryan Lochte night on the town, season points leader Larry Tankersley, of Gridley, picked up ...

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Handicaps outdoors

About 30 years ago my next door neighbor, Arvel, and I spent a lot of time together in the outdoors. We cut firewood for our ...

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BACK TO BASICS

RIPON — Ripon’s water polo program enjoyed an historic 2015 campaign despite depth issues.

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Paying for boat annually

It’s that time of year again when San Joaquin County taxes me for having a boat.

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 1:14 a.m. | | Paying for boat annually Comments 0 Comments

LEADING LANCER

One of Kim Brooks’ greatest motivations for coaching is her own regret.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | LEADING LANCER Comments 0 Comments

NFL threatens to suspend 4 players

The NFL is still seeking an audience with the four linebackers it’s investigating for an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs.

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Philpott wins in season debut

Although he was making his first start of the season, Tracy’s Justin Philpott showed no signs of rust as he blazed to a win ...

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TALL TASK

LATHROP — Few people get to live their dream, but everything comes at a price.

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Coalition aims to preserve local fisheries

There’s an automated letter online at www.water4fish.org/savebass, rejecting the proposed bag limit because it will surely have an adverse effect on ...

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Posted: aug. 11, 2016 11:24 p.m. | | Coalition aims to preserve local fisheries Comments 0 Comments

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