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A group of strong women are set to hit one of the biggest amateur boxing stages when they meet at “Beautiful Brawlers No. 9” Aug. 31 at the DoubleTree Hotel Brisbane.

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Good or bad, one should never read too much into any practice game at the professional level. So, Jimmy Garoppolo’s eye-opening performance Monday night in his first real game action with the San Francisco 49ers in nearly a year, should be taken with a grain of salt.

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Gladiators Boxing Gym in Redwood City has been Antonio Renteria’s home away from home for nearly his entire life. Renteria — owner, operation and trainer for the gym — first started going to Gladiators as a teenager in the mid-1990s. Since taking over the gym six years ago, Renteria has been…

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Isaiah Salinda, a Serra and now Stanford graduate out of South San Francisco, is hoping to improve on a semifinal finish in 2018 at the 119th annual U.S. Amateur golf tournament, being played this week at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina, home of the famous Pinehurst #2 course.

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The cost of living in the Bay Area has claimed yet another promising coaching mission.

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“Last Chance U” is a Netflix series that follows a community college football team for a season. While that phrase may apply to some of the players, for most, community college football is actually the first step.

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San Carlos native Braden Bishop (St. Francis-Mountain View) returned to action Wednesday for the first time in over two months after recovering from a lacerated spleen.

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When breakthrough quarterback Raymond Price III said “later Gators” to Sacred Heart Prep, little did he know he’d be transferring from one former SaberCat to another.

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“The doldrums” is an old sailing term, referring to the windless conditions slightly above and below the equator. Nowadays, it’s used to describe anything that is calm, boring, depressing and monotonous.

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Baltimore Orioles’ Short-Season Aberdeen has turned out quite a collection of Pac-12 talent, from the first overall pick in the 2019 MLB draft Adley Rutschman (Oregon State) and former Sacred Heart Prep standout Andrew Daschbach (Stanford).

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For the third straight year, Redwood Shores’ Lucy Li was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women’s Amateur champions at Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Mississippi Friday morning.

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With the graduation of Serra football’s all-time leading passer Luke Bottari, the 2019 season sees the potential for a new era at the quarterback position at Freitas Field.

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As if the Little League All-Star season wasn’t exciting enough, a roster of 20 players from San Mateo had a summer they’ll never forget.

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Jeff Scheller, athletic director and head football coach at San Mateo High School, remembers a game during his football career at Hillsdale during which his quarterback was knocked out on a play, only to return to the huddle a short time later.

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YOUNTVILLE — The postgame celebration may need some work, but that’s understandable.

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Well, that was fun while it lasted. Now let’s see if the San Francisco Giants are really a playoff team, or a nice little summer diversion before the start of the football season.

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PenCities White Sox baseball team — a travel squad comprised of college players and recent high school graduates — made a decision to go the non-traditional route of creating a dream schedule outside of league play.

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You may have noticed — or not — that my byline was missing from the pages of the Daily Journal last week.

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When we first met Frankie Corbett, it was 2017 and she was a 12-year-old, U13 junior national badminton girls’ singles and doubles champion.

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Casey Strezo is one of the only players from the San Mateo National Little League Majors All-Stars team that isn’t playing any baseball for the remainder of the summer.

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CASTRO VALLEY — The serenity surrounding the main baseball diamond at Five Canyons Park is something to behold.

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CASTRO VALLEY — Considering where San Mateo National was last year, or the year before that, the historic 2019 season must seem like a dream.

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It wasn’t the final chapter San Mateo American wanted to write. But, when it was all said and done, what a story it was.

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CASTRO VALLEY — What an emotional evening in the Northern California Little League Majors State All-Star Tournament — with said emotions running the gamut of highs and lows.

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San Mateo American reached the pinnacle of the Little League All-Stars 10-11s season. But Thursday they bowed out of the Northern California State All-Star Tournament with a 10-0 mercy-rule loss to El Dorado Hills in the championship game.