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Full Offensive Statistical Breakdown: 42nd annual Lions All-Star Game

Eighty-nine points. Nine-hundred and forty yards. That’s a sound summary of the 42nd annual District 4A-1 Lions All-Star Football game from Saturday in Tracy. The South won 51-38, as I wrote about here. Plus, I detailed how five of the North players were in their final game of pigskin. Yet, here is your only full [...]

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Lions All-Star Football: Five Game Predictions

During football season I do weekly predictions for each game’s outcome from the area. The thing is, I have no clue what to expect from the South heading into the 42nd annual District 4A-1 Lions All-Star Football Game at 7 p.m. Saturday at Wayne Schneider Stadium in Tracy. I know they’ll pass a lot — [...]

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Lions All-Star Football: Potential North Offensive, Defensive MVPs

Trying to figure out who might be the MVP of an All-Star Game is migraine-inducing. After all, many of these guys are MVP-caliber. That’s why they’re on the roster. Yet, here are my handful of players who might be leading candidates from the North — I’m not yet familiar enough with the South to say [...]

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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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Lions All-Star Football: The North’s Offense

Having too many weapons is a good problem to have. And that can be said about the North’s offense. The 2015 District 4A-1 Lions North Football All-Stars have talent from Stockton, Tracy, Manteca, San Andreas and Sonora. They’ve got a sizable, menacing offensive line. And North coach John Ward, from Chavez, has his quarterback Julius [...]

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Lions All-Star Football: The North’s Defense

Welcome to this week’s blog coverage of the 42nd annual District 4A-1 Lions All-Star Football Game, to be played at 7 p.m. Saturday at Tracy High’s Wayne Schneider stadium. I’ll be covering the North squad all week, which is staying at Pacific and practicing at Stagg High, and includes players from Stockton, Lodi, Tracy, Manteca, [...]

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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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All-Stockton Unified School District athletic awards unveiled

The All-Stockton Unified School District athletic awards were released to the media today. Included are the four SUSD high schools: Franklin, Edison, Chavez and Stagg. Here’s a complete list of the awards: Superintendent’s Award – SUSD Best Athletic Program: Tony Espinoza (Stagg) Charles Washington – SUSD Male Coach of the Year: Alfred Burt (Edison boys [...]

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Bear Creek’s Green commits to Holy Names

The tear of the anterior cruciate ligament, better known as the “ACL” in a knee, has become one of basketball’s signature injuries. It’s like baseball pitchers’ elbow woes, followed by Tommy John surgery. Or, the inevitable and often brutal concussions of football. Many basketball players (see: former NBA MVP Derrick Rose) don’t look the same [...]

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