Sportstars
USA Boxing’s 2019 Last Chance Qualifier
Gloves are On! USA Boxing’s 2019 Last Chance Qualifier Comes to Oxnard… National PAL Boxing Tournament Takes Place November 1-9, 2019 and offers last shot at Team USA 2020 Olympics. Spectators and elite boxers are invited to participate in this prestigious tournament. It’s one of the largest amateur boxing... Read more
5 Innovative Ideas for Peak Performance and Superior Athletic Function
Go Paleo, do Crossfit or hit the weights. Eat organic veggies and clean meat, don’t miss practice, get rest, then run it back again. This is a popular formula for today’s athletes. But staying healthy and rising to the top demands more depth than that. Here are 5 Innovative... Read more
Karate Kid Haze Mach: SportStar of the Week
Karate Kid Selected to Represent USA Team Millions of kids train in karate every day in hopes of making this elite team of only 50 athletes. Mach trains at Tom Westernoff’s Karate & Fitness USA in Lafayette, CA. Haze, one athlete among those 50, will compete in June at the WUKO... Read more
Owings Features All Levels in Taekwondo Tournament, Nov. 4th
Owings Martial Arts is gearing up for their 13th annual tournament that will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4 at Hardwood Palace in Rocklin. All levels of Taekwondo will be showcased and the competitors vary in age from 3 up to 60-years old. Opening Ceremonies begin at 8:30 a.m.... Read more
Punching Prodigy
Story by JAMES G. KANE | Photos by DENNIS LEE Angel Cordon Jr. was barely knee high the first time he received one of life’s difficult lessons — namely, that the journey will punch you in the mouth occasionally. “But,” he says now with the perspective of a 17-year-old... Read more
Martial Arts with a Mission
Annual Performance Marks 30th Anniversary for USKS Martial Arts is a way of life that is steeped in tradition. It has evolved over the last 2,000 years from a way of developing discipline and fitness, both mentally and physically, into a wide range of activities. These include self-defense, confidence,... Read more
June and July brought no rest for the wrestlers of Concord’s Community Youth Center When it comes to wins and losses, Mark Halvorson has done enough this year to justify taking an entire summer off. When he piloted his De La Salle High wrestling team to both a North... Read more
After being edged for a league title, Del Oro wrestling doubled down on an SJS Masters title — and won.  Read more
Liberty senior Jesse Gregerson headlines a Lions roster that could make noise at NCS Read more
Woodcreek’s Dominic Balmer leads a strong class of SJS heavyweights in 2015 Read more
In the last year they will be wearing Modesto High singlets together, Emilio and Isreal Saavedra look to double up at state. Read more
Two years after dedicating himself solely to wrestling, Oakmont’s Peter Santos is a state champ. Read more