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  • Southern California Boxing Scene News and Notes
    published on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:17:50 GMT
    Boxing returns to the Coachella Valley of Southern California as Golden Boy Promotions presents a main event between two junior welterweights....
  • Area Baseball: North County Indians win nightcap after tie in opener of doubleheader
    published on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:57:42 GMT
    The first game ended in a tie, the second lasted only seven frames, and after 16 combined innings, the North County Indians left Bakersfield one run better than the host Braves onWednesday in a summer collegiate baseball doubleheader....
  • Cuadras Eyes September Return For First Title Defense
    published on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:33:33 GMT
    Carlos Cuadras will make the first defense of his 115 lb. title this September in Mexico, against an opponent to be determined, according to a recent statement from promoter Promociones del Pueblo....
  • One of Modesto's 'nice guys' gone at 82
    published on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:26:51 GMT
    In 1991, I wrote a series of sports stories titled "One-Shot Wonders," profiling area residents who enjoyed brief moments of glory in their all-too-short professional careers....
  • Chaminade girls basketball team shows it still expects to be postseason contender
    published on Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:13:18 GMT
    It might have been the only tournament in which Chaminade's girls basketball team played with its entire roster this summer, but it also provided a strong indication that the Eagles will again be a contender to compete in the Southern Section Open Division playoffs and possibly challenge for another state title next year....
  • That Team in D.C.
    published on Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:10:45 GMT
    I don't know if anyone else saw this story, but if there's an award for "doing the right thing," I would nominate the Quechan Tribe, along with a tribal nonprofit group, for this year's prize....
  • Area Baseball: Zehner, SLO Blues cruise past MLB Academy Barons
    published on Sun, 20 Jul 2014 06:06:56 GMT
    Cal Poly outfielder Zack Zehner hit an RBI double in the fifth inning and an RBI single in the seventh to help the San Luis Obispo Blues summer collegiate baseball team to a 6-1 home win over the MLB Academy Barons on Saturday night....
  • Area Roundup: North County shuts out Santa Maria
    published on Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:43:00 GMT
    Mac Stuart supplied the power, and Cal Poly recruit Austin Dondaville turned in a dominating pitching performance Thursday to lead the North County Indians to an 8-0 summer collegiate baseball win over the Santa Maria Reds in Templeton....
  • Area Baseball: SLO Blues downs Barons in CCL game; North County Indians win
    published on Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Austin O'Brien collected three hits, including a two-run homer in the eighth inning, and he and Zack Zehner both drove in three runs to lead the San Luis Obispo Blues to a 9-3 summer collegiate baseball league victory over the MLB Academy Barons on Friday at SLO Stadium....
  • Warring factions in Corning casino tribe agree to election to settle dispute
    published on Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Priscilla Delara, center, was one of a busload from the Paskenta band of Nomlaki Indians protesting the Bureau of Indian Affairs in front of the Federal building on July 12. After weeks of armed standoffs, cyber attacks, allegations of multimillion-dollar theft and legal battles over who controls the tribe’s $100 million-a-year casino, warring ... (more)...
  • Indians pitchers Justus Sheffield, Grant Hockin come rich baseball history
    published on Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:26:13 GMT
    When the Indians selected Justus Sheffield and Grant Hockin in back-to-back rounds early in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, they received more than just two elite high school pitchers....
  • Ball Player Accused of Raping Unconscious Woman, Leaving Cell and Wallet at Scene
    published on Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:30:38 GMT
    By JOY JUEDES, City News Service: A former Palm Springs baseball player is accused of raping an unconscious woman in Indio and leaving his cell phone and wallet at the scene, according to court papers filed Wednesday....
  • News Channel 3/CBS Local 2 first broke story Monday night
    published on Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:05:12 GMT
    A former Palm Springs baseball player is accused of raping an unconscious woman in Indio and leaving his cell phone and wallet at the scene, according to court papers filed Wednesday....
  • Former Palm Springs Power player accused of rape
    published on Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:52:00 GMT
    A college athlete in our valley for the summer now faces sexual assault charges....
  • Rise in bottled water demand:Nestle pulls water from drought-burdened California
    published on Wed, 16 Jul 2014 03:35:47 GMT
    As California continues its third year of drought conditions , water is being pumped from a spring in Millard Canyon located in the San Gorgonio Pass....
  • Without Feathers: The Flap Over Native American Regalia at the Ballpark Reveals a Deeper Hypocrisy
    published on Wed, 16 Jul 2014 03:26:47 GMT
    At your humble narrator's first baseball game, Dwayne Murphy made three scintillating outfield catches, each more breathtaking than the last....
  • Nestle taps reservation for water despite drought
    published on Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:46:53 GMT
    CABAZON, Calif. a?? Among the windmills and creosote bushes of San Gorgonio Pass, a nondescript beige building stands flanked by water tanks....
  • Sports Roundup: North County outslugs West Coast Kings, 17-12
    published on Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:22:02 GMT
    Mac Stuart went 5 for 5 with a home run, a double, five runs and three RBI, Andy Garretson was 2 for 5 with a grand slam and five RBI, and the North County Indians won 17-12 in a summer collegiate baseball slugfest over the visiting West Coast Kings on Monday night....
  • Officials: Coliseum oversight must change
    published on Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:02:59 GMT
    A's owner Lew Wolff checks his messages in the dugout as fans wait for autographs before the start of the game, as the Oakland Athletics prepare to take on the Cleveland Indians at the O.co Coliseum, on Wednesday April 2, 2014, in Oakland, Calif....
  • Warring factions in Corning casino tribe agree to election to settle dispute
    published on Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Priscilla Delara, center, was one of a busload from the Paskenta band of Nomlaki Indians protesting the Bureau of Indian Affairs in front of the Federal building on July 12. After weeks of armed standoffs, cyber attacks, allegations of multimillion-dollar theft and legal battles over who controls the tribe’s $100 million-a-year casino, warring ... (more)...