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Bob Highfill

Bob Highfill has worked in The Record’s sports department since 1990. He has covered a variety of sports, including high schools, Pacific and professional sports. In 2006, he was named sports editor. Bob is a graduate of Lincoln High and the University of Southern California. He and his wife, Christiane, live in Stockton.

Ferrero still in the game

Lodi High and University of Texas graduate Lisa Ferrero is skipping this season on the LPGA Tour as she fights breast cancer. Ferrero, 31, was diagnosed with the disease last year and recently had her final surgery. She is recuperating at her home in Florida, looking forward to earning her place back on the tour. “I’m [...]

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Delta water polo signings

Delta water polo players sign with four-year institutions. Pictured (left to right): Manuel Zorn, Carson Williamson, Jacob Castro and Cole Mahoney. The Delta College Men’s Polo Team will have four athletes moving on to play polo at the university level.  Jacob Castro (Soph., Lincoln HS – Stockton) has accepted a water polo scholarship to play at [...]

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Cooks anxious for draft next week

Lincoln graduate and Stockton native Brandin Cooks has been studied, prodded, poked and evaluated. He has met face-to-face with coaches, general managers and player personnel executives, people who will decide his immediate future. It all comes with being one of the top receivers in this year’s NFL Draft class. Cooks, who won the Biletnikoff Award as the [...]

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Thunder-Reign, Game 4, 2nd period recap

From Record Correspondent George Alfano in Ontario. With 2 minutes remaining in the second period, Ontario still leads Stockton, 1-0. Thunder captain Garet Hunt is assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct. Thunder kill the five-minute penalty without allowing a goal. Stockton had a power play at 2:45 into the second period. It was the Thunder’s third power [...]

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Thunder-Reign, Game 4, 1st period recap

From Record stringer George Alfano in Ontario. Ontario leads 1-0 after one period in Game 4. Yasin Cisse skated down the right side and slid a pass for Chris Crane, who put it in the net at 2:30 of the first period. The line of Cisse, Crane and Tyler Gron has played very well tonight, although Stockton [...]

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Thunder at Reign, Game 3, 1st period recap

 This report is courtesy of Record stringer George Alfano from Ontario The Thunder started somewhat tentatively in the first three minutes of the game, but had the better of things after that.             Ontario made some sloppy passes in their defensive zone, but it was a penalty against Matt Register which gave the Thunder a power-play [...]

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So Long Stagg Stadium

Reaction to the pending demolition of Stagg Memorial Stadium has made some nostalgic for Friday nights watching high school football under the lights and Saturday afternoons and evenings watching the Pacific Tigers play football. The 64-year-old relic will be razed to make room for tennis courts, a soccer field and a field hockey playing suface. [...]

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Cooks is red hot at Oregon State

   Lincoln High graduate Brandin Cooks, a junior wide receiver at Oregon State, leads the nation in most receiving categories through six games entering Saturday’s game at Cal. Cooks credits his success to his faith and an offseason that included long workouts in the summer heat of Corvallis, Ore., and bonding experiences with his teammates, including post-workout barbecues. “I’m [...]

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Pats not the right fit for Lavelle

Edison grad Lavelle Hawkins has had an eventful few months. In May, the receiver was released after five seasons by the Titans, the team that drafted him out of Cal in 2008. Just days later, he signed a two-year deal with the Patriots, but that didn’t work out and he was released in July. Days later, [...]

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Judge taking BP

Linden High graduate Aaron Judge took batting practice with his new parent club, the New York Yankees before Tuesday night’s game with the Athletics in Oakland, according to Pacific softball coach Brian Kolze, who was at the game. Must have been exciting for the kid from Linden, taking BP with the Yankees in a major-league ballpark. Judge [...]

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    Linesburgh has been a member of The Record's sports department since 1988. A native of Wantagh, N.Y., he has covered the Stockton Thunder hockey franchise since its inception in 2005 and has spent more than two decades reporting on motorsports and ... Read Full

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    Lawrence became a prep and general assignment sports reporter for The Record in August 2014. He has covered high school, college and professional sports and more in his career. From November of 2011 through summer 2014, he covered college and prep ... Read Full
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