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Majors all-stars claim championship

Host Newman won the Majors division of its annual all-star tournament. Team members posing for a photo after claiming the crown included, front from left, Jaeden Diaz, Xavier Avila, Treven Crowley and Alex Samson. In the second row, from left, are Isaac Orozco, Trent Crowley, Matt Souza, C.J. Kinimaka and Anthony Casillas. In back, from left, are coaches Jon Crowley, Anthony Casillias and Don Hutchins.Host Newman turned to the long ball to claim championship honors in the Majors all-star baseball tournament last week. Three home runs helped Newman turn back a stubborn Atwater team […]
July 18, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Newman Minors fall in title game

Newman third baseman Landon Mendonca looks to make the play in Minors championship action Wednesday.The Newman Youth Baseball Minor boys all-stars earned a berth in the championship game of the organization’s annual tournament after downing the Atwater All-Stars 9-8. But the tourney hosts ran […]
July 18, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Newman PeeWees drop high-scoring finale

Newman all-star Pedro Barajas races for the plate to score in the Pee Wee championship game last Wednesday.Two West Side teams squared off in the PeeWee championship game of the Newman Youth Baseball All-Star tournament last Wednesday as host Newman faced Patterson. The teams combined for 31 […]
July 18, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Numbers strong for varsity Warriors

Orestimba High football players have been taking part in summer drills in preparation for the upcoming season.Formal practices and Friday night games are still weeks ahead, but the competition is in full swing for Orestimba’s football Warriors. Head Coach Aaron Souza said numbers have been one […]
July 10, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Sports Briefs – July 10

Co-ed softball The Gustine Recreation Department will host a co-ed softball league starting July 20. Games are played Tuesdays and Fridays. Fee for the eight-game program is $400 per team. […]
July 10, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Youth sharpen hoop skills at camp

The City of Newman Recreation Department hosted their annual youth basketball camp last week with a focus on the fundamentals of the game. Instructors Sophia Gause and Chris Hunt led […]
July 3, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Challenger camp focuses on soccer fundamentals

Instructor Conor Jennings leads youngsters through exercises at the Challenge Sports soccer camp hosted by the Newman Recreation Department last week.The city of Newman gave young athletes a unique opportunity to hone their soccer skills last week through participation in the Challenger Sports Youth Soccer Camp. The Challenger program pairs […]
June 26, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Passing league sharpens skills

Orestimba and Gustine High School football squads squared off during passing league scrimmages last Thursday at Warrior Stadium.The start of the fall football season is still two months away, but local teams are getting a taste of competition nonetheless through summer passing leagues. Orestimba and Gustine met […]
June 26, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Sports Briefs – June 26

Co-ed softball The Gustine Recreation Department will host a co-ed softball league starting July 20. Games are played Tuesdays and Fridays. Fee for the eight-game program is $400 per team. […]
June 26, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Volleyball players hone skills in summer program

Newman volleyball players of various age and skill levels have been given the chance to hone their fundamentals during the Orestimba High School summer volleyball open gyms. The program is […]
June 19, 2014 | Posted in: Sports | 0 Comments | Full Story »