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Stockton, CA, United States

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Past articles by Thomas:

Brookside prevails in Stockton finale

STOCKTON — Luke Williams took the ball from Brookside Christian senior Ronnie Ray and tucked it under his arm as he walked off the court.Williams, → Read More

Pacific wins 20th game of regular season for first time since 2010

STOCKTON — Jahlil Tripp is at the top of his game and Pacific men’s basketball has 20 wins in a season for the first time in a decade. The reigning West Coast Conference Player of the Week delivered a team-high 18 points and game-high 12 rebounds as the Tigers dismantled Portland 75-55 in a WCC game Thursday at Spanos Center. Tripp, a 6-foot-5 senior from Brooklyn, New York, often had a subtle,… → Read More

Edison, Thurman beat Bear Creek

STOCKTON — Joshua Thurman did not give up when he was a junior playing on Edison’s JV boys basketball squad a year ago. The 5-foot-10, 135-pound guard kept working, refining his 3-point shot and learning to play forcefully, and it’s paying off. The senior Thurman poured in a game-high 20 points as Edison handled Bear Creek 68-53 in a San Joaquin Athletic Association showdown Friday night at the… → Read More

BYU pulls away from Pacific, 74-60

STOCKTON — One of the nation’s most efficient offenses came to Spanos Center Thursday night and, after a slow start, eventually overpowered Pacific. BYU rode a 21-0 second-half run to a 74-60 West Coast Conference men's basketball win over the Tigers behind a game-high 28 points from guard Jake Toolson. Toolson buried a pair of 3-pointers to extend the Cougars’ lead to 69-53 late in the second… → Read More

G-Kings fall to Vipers

STOCKTON — Without top scorer Gabe Vincent, the Stockton Kings could not match an offensive outpouring from the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. It certainly didn’t help that the G-Kings’ defense allowed the Vipers to shoot 59 percent from the field. The Vipers, the NBA G League affiliate of the Cleveland Cavaliers, had seven players score in double figures in crushing the G-Kings 132-114 Tuesday night… → Read More

Showcasing their talents

STOCKTON — Gabe Vincent is one of the Stockton Kings’ Las Vegas veterans. Frankly, he knows that the NBA G League Winter Showcase is an odd place to play professional basketball. Vincent is in his second season competing in the showcase, a four-day event featuring 28 regular-season games on two courts beginning today and ending Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Stockton… → Read More

Stockton Kings head to Vegas hoping for wins and opportunities

STOCKTON — Gabe Vincent is one of the Stockton Kings’ Las Vegas veterans. Frankly, he knows that the NBA G League Winter Showcase is an odd place to play professional basketball. Vincent is in his second season competing in the showcase, a four-day event featuring 28 regular-season games on two courts beginning today and ending Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Stockton… → Read More

Escalon football looks for second state title

Each and every member of the Escalon football coaching staff went to Escalon High. So it would be an understatement to say this season’s trek to a CIF State championship game is a momentous and meaningful experience for the program. Escalon, a Sac-Joaquin Section and Northern California champion, entertains La Jolla of the San Diego Section in the Division 4-A state title game 6 p.m. Saturday at… → Read More

Area prep football teams ready for regional showdowns

STOCKTON — When Chris Johnson was a Sonoma State football player in the early 1990s, he would always drive past Rancho Cotate High School in → Read More

Hoops and holidays: Stockton Kings find their own way to celebrate Thanksgiving

STOCKTON — Even if you reach the stage of playing an NBA game on Christmas Day, being a professional basketball player and properly enjoying holidays can be challenging. And young players on G-League squads in unfamiliar cities might need a new tradition for Thanksgiving. Even if it’s only for one year. Take the Stockton Kings, who have a two-day break in their schedule including Thanksgiving,… → Read More

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SACRAMENTO — With six section championships and three bowl game berths on its resume, Manteca football can rarely say, “well, we haven’t done that before.” Friday’s upset win in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinals might qualify. No. 4 Manteca shocked defending champion and No. 1 Sacramento-Capital Christian 20-14 on the road behind a mammoth defensive effort. Manteca has been a lower… → Read More

Upset adds to Manteca's storied history

SACRAMENTO — With six section championships and three bowl game berths on its resume, Manteca football can rarely say, “well, we haven’t done that before.” Friday’s upset win in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinals might qualify. No. 4 Manteca shocked defending champion and No. 1 Sacramento-Capital Christian 20-14 on the road behind a mammoth defensive effort. Manteca has been a lower… → Read More

Manteca advances to 11th section final

SACRAMENTO — “We’re giant slayers,” Manteca football coach Mark Varnum told the electrified team huddled around him. → Read More

Pacific men's basketball holds off Coppin State, wins 64-60 at home

STOCKTON — Seniors are often saviors for young college basketball teams. And Jahlil Tripp is not just a senior on the Pacific men’s squad. → Read More

St. Mary's High football embraces hurt, eyes future in season-ending loss

STOCKTON — Nick Murray went down to his knees and buried his helmet into the turf in agony. Elijah Wood bellowed in frustration on the sideline. → Read More

Monterey Trail's run-heavy offense brings St. Mary's season to a close

STOCKTON — With every carry from Elk Grove-Monterey Trail, the clock unmercifully ticked the waning moments of St. Mary’s football’s season away. No. 5 Monterey Trail topped the fourth-seeded Rams 28-21 in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinal Friday at Sanguinetti Field behind a 50-carry, 292-rushing yard performance. And for the Mustangs — who feature an old school, run-heavy, “veer”… → Read More

G-Kings' Kyle Guy starts next chapter in Stockton

STOCKTON — Kyle Guy’s basketball career is already remarkable, rich and varied. And the Stockton Kings guard is only 22. Guy, a second-round draft pick of the Sacramento Kings, suffered through the most infamous loss in NCAA Tournament history, won a national championship the following season, and is working on becoming a full-time NBA player. He jetted from Indianapolis as a high school player… → Read More

Vincent scores 21 off bench, G-Kings beat Sioux Falls 132-112

STOCKTON — For the past two years, Gabe Vincent has been accomplishing something few basketball players could dream of. Vincent, returning to the city where he dominated as a St. Mary’s High player, is thriving and putting away games as a Stocktonian professional, too. The second year Stockton Kings guard tallied a team-high 21 points off the bench as the G-Kings outslugged the Sioux Falls… → Read More

Edison High football team on the right path, with roadblocks ahead

STOCKTON — The parking lots were full long before kickoff. Several food trucks were in business, offering Mexican food, seafood, kettle corn and much more. Dozens of fans, unable to find a seat, stood in walkways and on the stairs. Edison hosted and beat Lincoln 35-21 amid this grandiose atmosphere in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoff Friday at a more-than-sold out Magnasco Stadium.… → Read More

Edison football prevails, 35-21 over visiting Lincoln

STOCKTON — Treyvon Breckenridge scrambled with the football and took a massive hit near midfield as his helmet came off. Breckenridge, instead of → Read More