Author Archives: Bob Highfill

Delta football’s kicking game has been a problem

STOCKTON – The kicking game has been among the biggest liabilities for Delta’s football team this season. Delta left at least six points and as many as 14 points on the field in a two-point loss Saturday at home to Chabot due to its poor kicking game. After missing the extra point following their first […]

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Grim’s goals include topping his dad

Delta freshman receiver Derrion Grim has goals this season. The McNair graduate and recent transfer from Nebraska said he wants to earn his AA degree and transfer to a four-year institution this year after helping the Mustangs win the state championship. And there’s one more goal on his checklist: “Athletically, my goal is to beat […]

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The verdict is in

Some of the true movers and shakers in the wine industry and other well-intended folks converged Monday morning at Viaggio Winery in Lodi. They tasted and evaluated dozens of wines, talked about them, learned about each other and went home with writer’s cramp after judging the Bottle Shock Open, a competition for amateur home winemakers […]

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More from Dr. Omalu

Much of what Dr. Bennet Omalu said last week at a private screening of the motion picture “Concussion” didn’t wind up in print. San Joaquin County’s Chief Medical Examiner is a fascinating, brave and caring man, whose work inspired the book and the movie about his discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in deceased NFL players. […]

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Meth helping coach Pacific golf team

Former Pacific golf standout Byron Meth, who competed in the 2015 Masters, is helping coach at his alma mater as he recovers from back surgery. While the San Diego native’s professional playing career is on hold, he’s lending a hand to his former teammates and the new players on the squad. “It’s good to be back, hanging […]

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Greenhorn Creek to host junior golf tournament

The first annual Calaveras Junior Open will debut starting Monday, August 10 at Greenhorn Creek Resort in Angels Camp. The tournament, part of the Junior Golf Association of Northern California’s (JGANC) schedule, will conclude at nearby Saddle Creek Resort the following day. “We’re excited to be hosting these talented junior golfers and offer them a chance […]

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New coach ready to go

Pacific women’s basketball head coach Bradley Davis is in the big office now. Davis occupied a smaller office inside the Pacific Intercollegiate Athletics building during his nine years under Lynne Roberts, now the head coach at Utah. The walls are sparsely decorated, as Davis settles into his new digs with new duties. Fortunately, he has a veteran core […]

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Tiger still has his stripes

On Tuesday, former Pacific men’s basketball standout Christian Maraker partipated in open gym at Janssen-Lagorio Gymnasium on campus. The 6-foot-9 Swede has played professionally overseas for nine seasons, most recently in his native country. Maraker helped the Tigers reach the NCAA tournament three consecutive seasons during his tenure from 2002-06. He averaged 17.6 points, 8.9 […]

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Tigers’ open gym

Some members of the Pacific men’s basketball now are attending summer school and competing in open gym and several others will join the team later this month for workouts until mid-July. David Taylor is with the Under-20 German National Team, which played Poland on Monday, T.J. Wallace is one of four students attending a conference […]

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Tigers golf going high tech

Pacific golf coach Chris Hill holds a computer tablet. Perhaps 10 yards from Hill is Tigers’ senior golfer Bryon Meth, practicing on the driving range at Stockton Golf and Country Club. Meth hits a shot with a wedge, the tablet beeps and Hill looks at the screen. “He’s getting pretty consistent,” said Hill, who is […]

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