The Modesto Junior College women’s golf team had a tough act to follow after its Big 8 Conference title, second place at NorCals and fourth in the state in 2013. So far, the Pirates are making good on their potential by seizing their second straight league championship.
The St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants have become the most consistent powers in the National League. Another chapter of their rivalry begins today in the start of the League Championship Series.
The San Francisco 49ers apparently have a coach in Jim Harbaugh who wins games while he alienates his bosses. Despite persistent stories to the contrary, the team appears to be on his side. Their victories the last two weeks, especially Sunday over Kansas City, showed a team on the same page as its head coach.
Oakdale’s Mabel Wong rubbed elbows with the rich and famous during her memorable week at the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. She and Champions Tour pro Billy Andrade finished in a tie for 10th place in the pro-junior division.
Oakdale’s Mabel Wong has competed in junior golf for seven years, a run that will come to an end this week when she plays alongside the Champions Tour pros at the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.
Was it just a systems overload that generated Colin Kaepernick’s four-turnover performance? Did the firestorm surrounding the 49ers all but burn down their new home? Kaepernick and his teammates have lost a Super Bowl by the slimmest of margins, but never have they imploded on national TV quite like their Sunday night loss to the Chicago Bears.
The casino video involving ex-Baltimore Raven Ray Rice now reveals a graphic KO of his then-fiancee. It’s gone full-blown national with CNN charting its progress. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was reactive rather than pro-active, and many observers think he should be fired.
Football season has arrived with the beginning of the high school and college seasons. The NFL, the last holdout, gets under way in four days. The Bee’s Ron Agostini takes a two-minute look around the world of sports.
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