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Dons drilled by Aptos
The Aragon football team got its first look at a playoff-caliber team when Aptos came to San Mateo Friday night. The Mariners are the defending Central Coast Section Division IV champion, beating Hillsdale in the finals last season. If nothing else, the Dons will use the next six weeks to prepare f...
By Nathan Mollat Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
El Camino drops a heartbreaker to Lincoln
It’s only September and the city of South San Francisco already has the famed Sign Hill Christmas tree lit up. But there was no early Christmas present for El Camino in playing host to Lincoln-SF at Colt Field Friday night. While El Camino’s defense found its bearings early to make a game of it...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
San Mateo County local sports roundup
FRIDAY Football Valley Christian 35, Serra 28 Leki Nunn accounted for all four of the Padres’ touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough as the Warriors downed Serra in the West Catholic Athletic League opener for both teams. Nunn scored from a yard out early in the second quarter to tie the ...
Daily Journal Staff Report FULL STORY
Rangers 3, A’s 0
OAKLAND — Adrian Beltre hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Texas Rangers secured their second straight AL West title, becoming the first American League team to clinch a playoff spot with a 3-0 win over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. This is Texas’ eighth AL West title ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Giants offense shut down by Padres’ Myers
SAN DIEGO — Wil Myers hit a three-run homer off rookie Albert Suarez in the first inning and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 7-2 on Friday night, their seventh victory in eight games against the struggling Giants since the All-Star break. The Giants dropped into the second wild card posit...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Bulldogs looking to get even at Butte
While College of San Mateo head coach Larry Owens said the composition of this year’s roster is one of the youngest he’s seen in his career on the hilltop, there is one position that the Bulldogs have a well of experienced depth — at running back. With three sophomores in the mix — Keenan S...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Sharks look to build off finals appearance
SAN JOSE — If Joel Ward needed any reminder of how close the San Jose Sharks came to winning the Stanley Cup, it was right there in front of him one night this summer in his hometown of Toronto. While Ward was out getting dinner with his girlfriend, he ran right into a Stanley Cup celebration par...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Coaches reunite as ’Hawks host 49ers
SEATTLE — Chip Kelly and Pete Carroll overlapped for only one season as college coaches in the Pac-10. They’ve met only once since both found their way to the NFL. If all goes to plan in both Seattle and San Francisco, the pair will get quite familiar over the next few seasons, beginning Sunda...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Raiders are focused on defense; Titans eye a rare home victory
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jack Del Rio and his Raiders are busy tuning up a defense that has been as bad as their offense has been good, a unit weighing down some very high expectations for Oakland. The Tennessee Titans just want to win consecutive games for the first time in more than two seasons. ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
UCLA hopes to end losing streak vs Stanford
PASADENA — UCLA has lost eight consecutive matchups with No. 7 Stanford, and every Bruin knows it. Some UCLA players attempt to portray Saturday night’s game as just another evening at the Rose Bowl. Coach Jim Mora ascribes no special importance to the streak that annoys his fans more than perh...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Expect fireworks between Cal, Arizona State
TEMPE, Ariz. — Sonny Dykes brought an offense with him to California that rolls up yards and points in bunches. On Saturday, the Bears will face another light-up-the-scoreboard team in Arizona State, setting up the kind of game fans love. The coaches, not so much. “I’d love to win one 3-2 ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Heavyweight title rematch between Fury, Klitschko called off
LONDON — The rematch between Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko for the world heavyweight title has been called off for a second time. Fury’s management company, Hennessy Sports, said Friday that the British boxer has “been declared medically unfit to fight” and the Oct. 29 bout in Mancheste...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Edwards wins pole at New Hampshire; six top spot of season
LOUDON, N.H. — Carl Edwards turned a lap of 135.453 mph to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Edwards took the top spot Friday for the third time in the last four New Hampshire races and won his sixth pole of the season. Edwards led the way for the Chase for the Spri...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cubs beat Cardinals 5-0 for 98th win, most since 1945
CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta almost certainly won’t win a second straight NL Cy Young Award. He likely won’t be the No. 1 or 2 postseason pitcher for the loaded Chicago Cubs, either. Arrieta showed Friday he can still dominant. And he figures it’s because he’s stopped trying so hard. Arrieta s...
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