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Knights out to prove they belong in Ocean
For the first time since 2007, when the Peninsula Athletic League was a two-division league, the Hillsdale football team finds itself playing in the Ocean Division. From 2008 to 2013, the Knights were members of the Lake Division in the PAL’s three-division format. But after winning a pair of Lak...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal FULL STORY
Jefferson looks to turn it around
Jefferson’s magic number is 2010. That is the last season Indians football posted a winning record. Since that Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division championship season, Jefferson posted records of 1-15 in league and 3-27 overall over its last three seasons. Having since fallen to the La...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal FULL STORY
M-A inducts new class into hall of fame
Menlo-Atherton High School announced its eighth Athletic Hall of Fame class, a 12-member list of the best players, coaches, teams and — for the first time — athletic boosters and a parent volunteer. Five of the inductees were on hand at a press conference Wednesday in Atherton: Connie Hawkins (...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal FULL STORY
Diekroeger’s hit streak snapped Thursday at 21 games
Danny Diekroeger had his historic 21-game hitting streak snapped Thursday, as the left-handed hitting third baseman went 0 for 4 as his St. Cardinals Short-Season affiliate State College Spikes managed just three hits as a team. The Spikes still claimed the victory in a 1-0 win over Williamsport. ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Record day for Giants’ Petit
SAN FRANCISCO — One strike shy from a perfect game last September, Yusmeiro Petit refused to let another chance at baseball history slip away. Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for their...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Angels edge A’s in 10th to extend AL West lead
ANAHEIM — Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstructi...
By Greg Beacham The Associataed Press FULL STORY
49ers backups score 40 in win over Texans
HOUSTON — Chris Borland made one final case to get into the mix of 49ers linebackers needed to replace injured NaVorro Bowman. Borland, a third-round pick from Wisconsin, returned an interception 34 yards for a touchdown, third-string quarterback Josh Johnson threw three TD passes and San Francis...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Atherton’s Bellis out at U.S. Open
NEW YORK — CiCi Bellis, the first 15-year-old since 1996 to win a U.S. Open match, could not follow that up with another victory, losing in the second round Thursday night. Bellis, a Californian who is ranked 1,208th and playing in her first tour-level event, won seven games in a row during one ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Derek Carr stellar as Raiders top reigning Super Bowl champs
OAKLAND — With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season. Carr threw three touchdown passes to make a case he should be Oakland’s starting quarterback as the Raiders beat the Seattle Seahawks 41-31 on Thu...
By Josh Dubow The Associated Press FULL STORY
Blake Jurich opens season with monster passing performance as San Jose State trounces North Dakota
SAN JOSE — Blake Jurich threw three touchdown passes, ran for another score and San Jose State beat North Dakota 42-10 on Thursday night. Jurich was 22 of 25 for 250 yards and connected with Tyler Winston on two touchdown passes. Winston had 10 receptions for 96 yards and Thomas Tucker gained 81 ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Texas A&M buries South Carolina behind record-breaking performance
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel’s single-game passing record with 511 yards and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks’ 18-game home win streak. Hill’s performance in his first career start proved there is plenty of life in ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
USC RB quits, coach refutes racism claims
LOS ANGELES — Running back Anthony Brown has quit Southern California’s football team, and coach Steve Sarkisian was stunned Thursday by Brown’s apparent accusations of racism against him on social media. A photo of the words “Couldn’t play for a racist man!!!!” was posted on what USC ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tony Stewart returning to NASCAR circuit after fatal crash
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race. The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since his car hit Kevin Ward Jr. at an Au...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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