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Sequoia’s Pruhsmeier tames wind, Capuchino
The San Bruno wind was wreaking havoc on everyone at the Capuchino baseball diamond Wednesday — everyone, that is, except for Sequoia starting pitcher Kyle Pruhsmeier. With Division-I scouts in attendance to watch the sophomore right-hander throw, Pruhsmeier did not disappoint, starring both...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
M-A dominating boys’ volleyball as well
Menlo-Atherton has long been synonymous with outstanding volleyball. The Bears’ performance on the court this spring has continued that tradition. The difference, of course, is the M-A team currently dominating the Peninsula Athletic League volleyball ranks is a boys’ team. This year marks t...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Sequoia softball gets revenge, moves into first place
When the Sequoia softball team faced San Mateo in the Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division opener March 22, it was also the Cherokees’ first game of the season. Because coach Mike Davis was hired the week before Christmas break, he did not have time to put together much of a preseason schedul...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
When pitchers deal, time flies
How quick was the Woodside baseball team’s 3-0 win over Aragon Tuesday afternoon? Traffic hadn’t even had time to clear out. But that’s what happens when a baseball game lasts an hour and 21 minutes, thanks to some quick pitching. Woodside’s Jamie Kruger and Aragon’s Jordan Tong wasted li...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Warriors ground Rockets to advance to second round of playoffs
OAKLAND — Klay Thompson scored 27 points with seven 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors rolled into the second round of the playoffs without injured superstar Stephen Curry, thoroughly embarrassing the Houston Rockets 114-81 on Wednesday night in Game 5. Draymond Green added 15 points, nine ...
By Janie McCauley The ASsociated Press FULL STORY
Giants sweep San Diego in slugfest
SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Belt is giving himself credit for a home run in the first inning, even though the wind held up his shot for a sacrifice fly. He had a good day regardless. Belt was a homer short of the cycle and drove in five runs, Hunter Pence had two RBIs on three hits and the San Franci...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
San Mateo County local sports roundup
Baseball Terra Nova 1, Carlmont 0 One run was enough for the Tigers as they beat the Scots in a showdown for first place in the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division standings. Willie Brazil, who stroked a one-out double in the third innings, came in to score on a wild pitch for the game’s onl...
Tigers top A’s
DETROIT — Justin Verlander pitched impressively into the seventh inning, J.D. and Victor Martinez both homered and the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Wednesday night. Detroit manager Brad Ausmus shuffled his lineup before the game, moving J.D. Martinez from fifth to second in th...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Warriors grant the Lakers permission to interview Walton
OAKLAND — The Los Angeles Lakers received permission from the Warriors to interview top assistant Luke Walton for their coaching vacancy. Golden State coach Steve Kerr said Wednesday before Game 5 of the playoffs against Houston that Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak contacted Warriors GM Bob ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
What's on tap
THURSDAY Softball Notre Dame-Belmont at St. Francis, Aragon at Capuchino, Half Moon Bay at Hillsdale, Woodside at Mills, Carlmont at Burlingame, South City at Menlo-Atherton, 4 p.m. Baseball Mills at Menlo School, Woodside at Aragon, King’s Academy at El Camino, South City at Half Moon Bay, Me...
Beach volleyball’s Walsh Jennings says shoulder is stronger
Three-time beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings says her surgically repaired right shoulder is holding up as she zeroes in on another Olympic berth. Walsh Jennings and partner April Ross won last week’s FIVB tour stop in Fuzhou, China, a week after finishing third in Xiamen. Ross a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Raiders will announce draft selections from Mexico City
MEXICO CITY — The Oakland Raiders will announce their third-day draft selections from Mexico City on Saturday. Oakland will play against the Houston Texans in Mexico City on Nov. 21. The draft announcements for the fourth through seventh rounds will be part of the Raiders’ Mexico City fan fest...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Rangers Darvish set for first rehab start since elbow surgery
ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish is scheduled to pitch Sunday in his first minor league rehab start since Tommy John surgery more than 13 months ago. The Rangers said Darvish will pitch for Double-A Frisco in its home game against Corpus Christi. Darvish will go two innings or abo...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Goff, Wentz at ease on eve of NFL draft
CHICAGO — Jared Goff lobbed a few balls to a couple of lucky kids and practiced his coverage skills. Carson Wentz grinned as he sent a line of boys and girls through a footwork drill. It was all smiles for the quarterbacks on the eve of the NFL draft. They might not know exactly where they are go...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
UFC replaces nixed McGregor fight with Jones-Cormier rematch
NEW YORK — UFC replaced its canceled Conor McGregor fight for another rematch, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier for the light heavyweight title at UFC 200. UFC officials announced the replacement main event on Wednesday, several days after Jones beat Ovince Saint Preux by decision in his first fight...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Goodell: NFL ready to move on from ’Deflategate’
CHICAGO — As far as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is concerned, the league is ready to move on from “Deflategate.” Speaking two days after a major victory for the NFL in its dispute with New England quarterback Tom Brady and the players’ union, Goodell defended the league’s discipline pr...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games
ATHENS, Greece — The Olympic flame was handed to organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Games in Athens on Wednesday, 100 days before the opening ceremony in Brazil. Dressed as a high priestess, actress Katerina Lehou led the brief ceremony at the Panathenian Stadium, a horseshoe-shaped marble venue wh...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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