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The A&A Shooters youth trapshooting team from Amador County attended the first of six competitions to be held by the California Youth Shooting Sports Association (CYSSA) for the 2020 season and brought home four individual awards.

Fishing is great right now. Trout, kokanee, bass and crappie are all being caught frequently. Limits of trout and kokanee are being pulled out of Lake Pardee. Lake Amador is still producing trophy trout and Lake Camanche is producing limits. Shore fishing is hot at all lakes. Trolling is sti…

UPDATE: In response to California Governor Gavin Newsom’s recommendation to postpone gatherings, such as sporting events, and for the safety of our guests, Global Knock-Out 16 scheduled for Saturday, March 21 at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort, has been rescheduled. The new date will be held…

The Amador Adult Basketball League’s 2020 spring season – featuring six A League teams and eight B League teams – tipped off on Sunday, March 8 with a full slate of games at Amador High School in Sutter Creek.

There will be no state basketball champions in California for the 2019-20 season. At the rate things are going, there may not be Mother Lode League champions for any spring sports either.

USA Shooting, the National Governing Body for Olympic shooting in the United States, sponsored the second half of the Olympic Trials for International Trap (Olympic Bunker) at Tucson Trap and Skeet Club in Arizona earlier this month in order to select the top two men and women to represent t…

The Amador varsity girls soccer team placed 12 players on the Mother Lode League all-academic team with grade point averages of 3.7 or higher: Harleigh Braswell (4.16 GPA), Emily East (4.14), Amy Holmes (4.33), Hailey Kirkbride (3.83), Mackenzie Kraft (4.50), Bailee Monson (4.14), Jessie Mor…

Special Olympics athletes from Amador and Calaveras counties teamed up to win two of the top three medals at the Special Olympics Northern California 2020 Lodi Regional Basketball Competition on Saturday, March 7 at Lodi High School. Months of training paid off as the Gravediggers finished i…

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Lovie Smith's coaching tenure in Chicago might not have ended had the Bears made the playoffs his final three seasons instead of missing out by one spot his last two years.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball called off what was to have been its first two regular-season games in Mexico City, along with a three-game series in Puerto Rico because of the new coronavirus.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball pushed back opening day until mid-May at the earliest on Monday because of the new coronavirus after the federal government recommended restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore slugger Chris Davis was driving down Florida's west coast on Interstate 75 from Sarasota to Fort Myers for an exhibition game against the Minnesota Twins when he got the call.

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The novel coronavirus outbreak, which has already reshaped the professional sports landscape in Europe, prompted new restrictions to restrict fan access in the U.S. on Tuesday, with major decisions looming about baseball's opening day and college basketball's NCAA Tournament.

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog each had a goal and two assists and Colorado's top line overwhelmed the San Jose Sharks in a 4-3 victory for the Avalanche on Sunday night.

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TOKYO (AP) — The spreading virus from China has been reported in more than 60 countries and puts the Tokyo Olympics at risk. The Olympics are to open on July 24 — less than five months away. The Paralympics follow on Aug. 25.

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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.