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The 2019-20 high school basketball season never truly ended. The California Interscholastic Federation’s (CIF) State Championships were cut short by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic forcing players, coaches and fans to turn the chapter on the season without experiencing the final thrill of…

It was a beautiful warm day as Dave Gebauer and I traveled to private forest land in the Mokelumne Wilderness for another Mother Rucking adventure. Despite lingering snow patches, at the 5,500-foot elevation in the wilderness, spring is making itself known.

Amador County Public Health has worked in collaboration with Amador County Environmental Health and Calaveras Department of Public Health to approve re-opening of both Lake Camanche and Lake Pardee with modified operations on May 8, 2020 for residents.

Former Amador High School golf coach Dave Bunfill shot his best round on Monday, April 20 at Castle Oaks Golf Course. Shooting his age, 63, Dave surpassed his previous best round of 64. Bunfill’s memorable round included nine birdies and he shot a 28 on the back nine, which was quite an acco…

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POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Matt Hagan beat defending season champion Robert Hight in the Funny Car final Sunday in the season-opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown was suspended for one game without pay Sunday for kneeing Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev.

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Lucas Siewert scored a career-high 17 points, including a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch and the Colorado Buffaloes beat the Stanford Cardinal 64-56 Sunday for their third win in a row.

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MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — By forcing the ball out of Jock Landale's hands, Gonzaga was able to avenge a home loss to Saint Mary's and move back into first place in the West Coast Conference.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah spent the better part of 40 minutes dominating California on both ends of the floor. The Utes generated explosive offense through efficient passing and imposed suffocating defense on the Bears.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers' bid to win their first World Series in 29 years came up short in a Game 7 loss to Houston. They seek to take the final step to an elusive championship this season with the roster mostly intact and an eye on the future.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the San Diego Padres still in deep rebuilding mode, the player a lot of fans are interested in seeing the most is a 19-year-old shortstop who has yet to spend a day in the big leagues.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jason Day sank an 18-inch birdie putt on the sixth playoff hole to beat Alex Noren and win the Farmers Insurance Open in front of empty grandstands on No. 18 at Torrey Pines.

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Mackenzie McDonald knew he was ready to turn pro after his junior year at UCLA. He had just won the NCAA singles and doubles titles and believed he was ready to take the next step.

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Stockton, Calif. – The Stockton Heat, proud AHL affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames, announced today the promotional schedule for the 2017-18 season including themed events, giveaways, specialty jerseys, meal deals and more. 

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STOCKTON, Calif. - The 2017 season came to an end for the Stockton Ports on Friday night at Banner Island Ballpark. After winning the Second Half title and edging the Visalia Rawhide and San Jose Giants to earn a playoff berth, the Ports were swept out of the North Division Finals by the Mod…

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MODESTO, Calif. - The Stockton Ports will have to win on Friday night to extend their season. Stockton gave up four runs in the bottom of the first inning on Thursday night on its way to an 11-5 loss to the Modesto Nuts that gives Modesto a 2-0 series lead as the best-of-five shifts to Banne…

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MODESTO, Calif. - Game 1 of the North Division Finals came down to one swing of the bat and it belonged to Jordan Cowan. Cowan, who hit just two home runs all season, hit a three-run homer off Stockton Ports reliever Angel Duno (0-1) who was pressed into emergency relief duty and it proved t…

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STOCKTON, Calif. - The Stockton Ports finished the 2017 regular season on a high note Monday night at Banner Island Ballpark. Stockton dispatched the San Jose Giants 7-3 and, in doing so, clinched the Second Half title in the North Division, their first Second Half crown since 2014. The Port…

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STOCKTON, Calif. - The Stockton Ports pulled out a riveting win that earned them a trip to the 2017 California League playoffs on Sunday night. The Ports blew an early 4-0 lead, escaped a late jam and plated a two-out run in the eighth on their way to a 6-5 win over the San Jose Giants. Stoc…

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STOCKTON, Calif. - The Stockton Ports enjoyed one of their best nights in franchise history on Thursday night at Banner Island Ballpark. Led by another five-RBI effort by Seth Brown, Stockton plated a whopping 22 runs on 25 hits on their way to a 22-0 drubbing of the Visalia Rawhide to take …

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NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Phil Mickelson thinks he found what has been draining him of energy and focus for most of the year. Now it's a matter of whether it can help him start posting better scores and possibly get on a U.S. team for the 23rd consecutive time.

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When Drew Brees learned of Lions quarterback Matt Stafford's five-year, $135 million extension, the Saints QB sent a text to his agent, Tom Condon, who also happens to be Stafford's agent.