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LeBlanc leads Sequoia: Senior scores career-high 33 points in an 85-61 win over the Rams
The Sequoia boys’ basketball team finished one game behind Peninsula Athletic League South Division champion Menlo-Atherton during the regular season. With the Central Coast Section tournament seeding meeting Sunday, there is still one more ring for the Cherokees to try and grab: the PAL tourname...
By Nathan Mollat, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
 
HMB rules the paint, beats Mills
Half Moon Bay’s post tandem of Ally Longaker and Siobhan Calhoun don’t appear to be the prototypical twin towers. While Longaker certainly towers over most at 6-feet tall, Calhoun prides herself on being in the normal range at 5-8. But the two certainly played like twin towers as the Cougars, t...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Local sports roundup
THURSDAY Girls’ basketball Menlo-Atherton 70, Jefferson 27 The Bears, the top seed in the South, had little trouble with the Grizzlies, the No. 4 seed from the North, in the first round of the PAL tournament. M-A jumped out to a 23-10 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. Greer H...
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Hwang hopes to crack Giants’ roster
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The language is Korean, but a home run call is universal. And after a few replays, the last one on the YouTube video zooms in on Jae-gyun Hwang, standing at home plate with his bat in the air, admiring the long ball he pulled around the left field pole. He leans to one side, a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Davis eager for second stint with A’s
MESA, Ariz. — Rajai Davis pulled on his Athletics cap straight away when he walked into Hohokam Stadium, then grabbed his sparkling new white cleats specked with green and took an admiring glance at the shoes before reaching for his green No. 11 jersey and putting it on right over his long-sleeve ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Marquess focused on diamond, not retirement
STANFORD — Stanford baseball coach Mark Marquess sat silently as his Bay Area colleagues took turns at the podium listing off his accomplishments, praising his character and talking about the indelible impact Marquess has had on college baseball. As Marquess prepares for his 41st and final season...
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Slimmed Sandoval hopes to regain Boston 3B job
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval hopes his son can remember him playing professional baseball. “I want to be able to play eight more years on the field so I can show my son and he can see his dad play when he is grown up,” Sandoval said. A two-time All-Star wit...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Maddux dons beard for prank, fools Cubs’ Bryant with curve
LAS VEGAS — Greg Maddux fooled plenty of hitters during his career — but maybe never in a disguise. In a video posted Thursday , the Hall of Fame pitcher donned a fake beard and posed as a sound guy throwing his trademark curveball during a round of batting practice with unsuspecting Chicago Cu...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Kushner family puts brakeson talks to buy Miami Marlins
MIAMI — The Kushner family, which has close ties to the White House, has put the brakes on its negotiations to buy the Miami Marlins because of a report team owner Jeffrey Loria may be nominated by President Trump to become ambassador to France. Joshua Kushner, whose older brother is an adviser t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Romo happy to finally be in Dodger blue
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Sergio Romo looked over his shoulder again and again as if he just wanted to make sure that the No. 54 Dodgers jersey was still there. It was, representing a confirmation of something Romo had come to believe would never happen. He grew up a Dodgers fan in the farming community ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Eric Lindros, NHL Hall of Famer, finds peace in reconciling with past
Eric Lindros was as surprised as everyone else in the audience when a French-Canadian television talk show co-host presented him with a No. 88 Quebec Nordiques jersey. With the cameras rolling, Lindros pulled the former NHL franchise’s blue, red and white colors over his head without reservation ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Olympic boxers go for pro riches
Shakur Stevenson believes he is destined for greatness after barely missing out on Olympic gold in Rio. So does Ireland’s Michael Conlan, and there’s already chatter about the two of them meeting in a big money fight one day. The Olympic boxing graduate class of 2016 is taking shape and while ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
WBC heavyweight champ Wilder: Boxing needs to crack down on cheaters
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Deontay Wilder wants more of a crackdown on cheating “before it ruins the sport of boxing.” The unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion’s last two fights have come after his original opponents — Alexander Povetkin and Andrzej Wawrzyk — tested positive for banned substances....
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Klitschko relishing chance to re-start career against Joshua
COLOGNE, Germany — After what will be 17 months out of the ring, former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko believes the chances of resurrecting his remarkable career are “50-50” against the unbeaten Anthony Joshua. The 40-year-old Klitschko, who ruled the heavyweight division for nearly ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Afghan team debuts at ski worlds on road to 2018 Olympics
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — The Afghanistan ski team made its world championships debut on Thursday, moving toward its aim of placing two racers in the 2018 Olympics lineup. Ali Shah Farhang and Sajjad Husaini finished in 73rd and 74th place of 75 finishers in a qualification race for the giant sla...
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Archdiocese lets girls back on boys’ CYO hoop team
CLARK, N.J. — Two girls have been cleared to rejoin a boys’ Catholic youth basketball squad in New Jersey after church officials reversed an earlier decision that the fifth-grade team could not be coed. Archdiocese of Newark Cardinal Joseph Tobin announced the change Wednesday. The boys on the...
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NASCAR hopes for boost after big swings at spicing it up
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR has a new sponsor, a new format and welcomes back its most popular driver, all providing optimism for a series eager to halt a steady decline in attendance, ratings and sponsorship. Money is down across the board and everyone is doing more with less to try to save a ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
What's on tap
FRIDAY Boys’ soccer Capuchino at Mills, San Mateo at Hillsdale, Jefferson at El Camino, Burlingame at Aragon, 3 p.m.; Serra at Bellarmine, 3:15 p.m.; Sacred Heart prep at Crystal Springs, 3:30 p.m.; South City at Westmoor, 3;45 p.m.; Half Moon Bay at Terra Nova, Sequoia at Carlmont, Woodside at ...
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