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  • HSU Basketball: Lady Jacks sink Otters, take first place
    published on Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    The Humboldt State women's basketball team took care of its businnes with a 80-56 waxing of Cal State Monterey Bay. Couple that with Domingeuz Hills' 68-60 loss to UC San Diego, and you get the Lady Jacks in sole possession of first place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association....
  • Global Syn-Turf Celebrates American Spirit with New Patriot Artificial Grass Series
    published on Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:49:09 GMT
    Global Syn-Turf, Inc., the leading artificial grass manufacturer, celebrates the American spirit with the inauguration of their Patriot Series of synthetic grasses. Global Syn-Turf, Inc., the leading artificial grass manufacturer, celebrates the American spirit with the inauguration of their Patriot Series of synthetic grasses....
  • Junior college notes: Colts seek to regain momentum prior to playoffs
    published on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 03:40:51 GMT
    After winning 19 of 21 games out of the gate, the men's basketball team at Canada College finds itself at a crossroads entering the final week of the regular season. The Colts are coming off back-to-back losses for the first time and dropped three of the past four conference games....
  • High school boys soccer: Tennyson draws San Leandro
    published on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 02:53:37 GMT
    With its North Coast Section Division II playoff life at stake, the Tennyson High boys soccer team was in need of a good result on Wednesday afternoon. The Lancers hosted San Leandro, which had already wrapped up the West Alameda County Conference's Shoreline Division, needing a win to assure eligibility....
  • EU Parliament advocates beefing up anti-terror protections
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:51:15 GMT
    On the eve of a European Union summit, European Parliament members are demanding new measures to protect citizens against terror attacks. In a resolution adopted 532-136 Wednesday, lawmakers called for stepping up immigration checks on travelers entering the 26-nation Schengen area and investment in education and social programs to address the root causes of radicalization....
  • Murder trial of ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez expected to resume
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:05:04 GMT
    The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected to resume after his fiancee was granted immunity to testify for prosecutors. Hernandez is expected back in court Wednesday....
  • Trial opens for ex-Marine accused in 'American Sniper' death
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:04:34 GMT
    A Texas rodeo store has temporarily run out of baseball caps honoring Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL depicted in the blockbuster movie "American Sniper." A roadside sign outside Grumps Burgers next door proclaims support for the families of Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield, who were slain two years ago at a gun range....
  • Cressman enters 1,000-point club
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:56:14 GMT
    The senior reached a plateau only two Chieftains had achieved in the past, notching point number 1,000 during Tuesday night's 52-33 win over Quabbin Regional. Cressman entered the contest with 997 points and scored her team's first four points to hit the mark....
  • Poll says Pennsylvanians want to see Paterno statue restored
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:40:36 GMT
    A poll says Pennsylvanians overwhelmingly want Penn State to put back a statue of former football coach Joe Paterno that was removed after Jerry Sandusky's child molestation conviction. The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday said the majority - 59 percent to 25 percent - favored restoring the statue to a prominent place on campus....
  • Coene does it all in Tyngsboro victory
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:05:09 GMT
    Tyngsboro's Drew Hurynowicz attempts to dribble past Clinton's Eian Gannon during Tyngsboro's 74-52 boys basketball victory Tuesday night. The Tigers are now 15-2....
  • Tony Dorsett played football 'not knowing' dementia could result
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:38:06 GMT
    Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett says he started playing football "not knowing that the end was going to be like this" -- what he calls a frustrating battle with a condition caused by head trauma that can lead to dementia and depression. The former Heisman Trophy winner at Pittsburgh and Super Bowl champion with the Dallas Cowboys was diagnosed in 2013 as having signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain condition....
  • Douglas: 'Belief' led to victory over Tyson
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:35:07 GMT
    An uppercut and three follow-up punches made James "Buster" Douglas a household name. And 25 years later, the brief heavyweight champion is still pleased his knockout of Mike Tyson ranks among the biggest upsets in sports....
  • No. 1 Kentucky survives LSU scare
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:34:42 GMT
    Willie Cauley-Stein scored 15 points and top-ranked Kentucky stayed unbeaten with another tough road win, 71-69, over LSU when the host Tigers missed a 3-pointer that could have won it at the buzzer. Devin Booker added 14 and Andrew Harrison had 13 for the Wildcats who can tie a school record for the best start to a season by winning at home on Saturday against South Carolina....
  • California city hopes a little humor might slow down drivers
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:58:15 GMT
    The city is using humor to get drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention. . In this Feb. 9, 2015 photo, a new pedestrian crossing sign sits along Carlos Bee Boulevard in Hayward, Calif....
  • Loving boys basketball: Falcons edge Dexter on road
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:38:45 GMT
    Loving senior point guard Eric Espinosa scored a team-high 15 points, while junior forward Freddie Chacon had 10 points and three steals. Falcons coach Gary Carrasco said in a text message Tuesday night it was a good win, but also said his squad "played flat the whole game, struggled a bit shooting the ball."...
  • Four teenagers accused of torturing, killing 14-year-old Juarez boy
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 06:56:29 GMT
    Chihuahua state investigators arrested four Juarez teenagers accused of torturing and killing a 14-year-old boy in a fight over a girl, officials said Tuesday night The body of Irving Reyes Gonzalez was found buried at a vacant home on Sunday, a day after he was reported missing by his family, officials said. The full names of the boys were not released because they are juveniles ages 15, 16, 16 and 17 years old....
  • Bill Varoula: The implications of finger 'daps' for misses
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:43:24 GMT
    As you know, I watch too much television, especially sports and true crime programming. I have seen something that has developed over the past few years among college and professional basketball players....
  • Sound Off: Feb. 11
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:34:48 GMT
    Law enforcement >> So, a Georgia man eating a hamburger was pulled over and ticketed for distracted driving. They did drop it after a public protest, but that just shows you the police can pull you over for anything....
  • Hartnell soccer players finalize future
    published on Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:36:31 GMT
    Hartnell soccer players finalize future North Salinas alum Marco Ruelas will head to Hayward. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1DMuZSw On the first National Signing Day of 2015, Hartnell College's Marco Ruelas was one of the many who finalized future intentions....
  • Home Plates: Tamale pie fest
    published on Thu, 05 Feb 2015 07:24:01 GMT
    With seemingly nonstop cold weather, a hearty meal of tamale pie can help ward off the chill. Moms know how it is....