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Ian Hill

Ian Hill is a Web content producer for In 2007 he helped found 209Vibe, the first newspaper and Web site covering music and entertainment in Stockton and Modesto. Prior to that he served as The Record’s local music and entertainment reporter and columnist.

Ian has more than a decade of journalism experience, having worked at newspapers in New York and Ohio before moving to California. A native of Western New York and a graduate of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, Ian now lives in Stockton’s Miracle Mile with his girlfriend and their four cats.

St. Mary’s QB takes a big hit in practice

Talent isn’t the only reason why the St. Mary’s High School football team has been among the best in the state the last few years. The team also takes its practices very seriously. In one practice drill, the coaches toss a ball out on the field and have their offensive and defensive units face off [...]

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Streaking with Splash

The Stockton Ports’ 11-game winning streak inspired this portrait of team mascot Splash. It was posted on the Ports’ Facebook page this morning.

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Video: Stockton mayor talks about Dallas Braden

The praise continues to roll in for Oakland A’s pitcher Dallas Braden, a Stockton native who threw the 19th perfect game in Major League Baseball history and the second in Oakland Athletics history on Sunday. The Stockton Ports will honor Braden May 22-23 before games at Stockton Ballpark; click here for more info. On Thursday, [...]

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Gone fishin’ at the Bassmaster Duel in the Delta

This morning Recordnet Web Content Producer Kirk Barron is with competitors in the Trokar Duel in the Delta, the Bassmaster Elite Series season-opener. He sent in these iPhone photos from the boat. You’ll be able to find Kirk’s video of the competition on later.

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Deceased Bengals WR Chris Henry not the Chris Henry from Stockton

Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry has died, one day after falling out of the back of a pickup truck in what authorities described as a domestic dispute with his fiancee. You can read a story about Henry’s death here; the photo at right is by Amy Sancetta / Associated Press. Henry, 26, was a native [...]

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    Bob Highfill has been with The Record sports department since 1990. He started as a part-time reporter/agate clerk then covered the high school sports beat before taking on the Pacific athletics beat. In 2006, he was named sports editor. Bob was ... Read Full

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    Linesburgh has been a member of The Record's sports department since 1988. A native of Wantagh, N.Y., he covers the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League, and has spent more than a quarter century reporting various other sports on the high ... 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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