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    PG kicks off Cross Country MTAL Season with a Win

    Pacific Grove hosted Soledad and Gonzales to kick off the MTAL cross country season on Thursday afternoon. Pacific Grove won both ends,  21 to 40 vs Soledad and a perfect score of 15-50 vs Gonzales. Jesus Rodriguez of Soledad set a course record of 9:58.75 narrowly beating Pacific Grove’s Jake Alt, 9:59.34. Both bested Emerson Hardy’s Carmel course record of 10:03. Alt was closely followed by teammates Henry Loh, Everett Millette and Luca Lauritzen.

    The girls meets were dominated by Host Pacific Grove. Anna Stefanou won in a personal best time of 12:27.5. She was followed by teammates Christina Hashimoto, Kismet Isik and Mei Bailey as Pacific Grove had the first four finishers overall. Team scores were Pacific Grove 15, Gonzales 50 (perfect score), and Pacific Grove 16 Soledad 43. Next up for Pacific Grove will be a dual meet at Carmel next Thursday. Full results to follow.

    Despite Missing Teammates, Breakers Take Second at Tahoe Tracl Meet

    By Steve Watkins

    Pacific Grove High School participated in the 41st Annual North Tahoe Invitational Friday, Sept. 9, Thirteen runners from Pacific Grove participated in the meet in Tahoe City, CA. The Breakers fielded a complete team in only one race, the boys varsity.

    Even though Pacific Grove was missing their 2nd and 3rd best varsity boy  runners they were able to win the second place plaque. Below are individual results for Pacific Grove runners and a link for complete results. Freshman and sophomores ran 2.8 miles, Varsity ran 3.3 miles. Read more…»

    Track Teams are Off and Running

    First meet of the season today, 9/2/16, the 2nd Annual San Benito High School Dry River Run Invite, run in Hollister. 

    Pacific Grove found themselves up against Carmel, Seaside, North Monterey County, Palma, Watsonville, San Benito, plus teams from as far away as King City, Greenfield, San Lorenzo Valley, San Jose (Leland) (Santa Teresa) (Kipp San Jose Collegiate) (BASIS Independent Silicon Valley), (Gunderson) (Evergreen Valley), and Firebaugh.

    Nineteen Pacific Grove runners participated in the two mile race. Freshman boys were the second best freshman team at meet.

    Times and places: Read more…»

    Giants update

    The Dodgers won today, 8/13, by a score of 8 to 4 over the Pirates. Tonight the Giants have to fight to hold on
    to sole position of first place, Madison Bumgarner is on the mound against Baltimore . Stay tuned.
    Bob Silverman

    Giants’ Manager Bochy Released from Hospital

    Bruce Bochy was released from a Miami hospital this morning and is expected to manage tonight’s game. The Giants’ win on Monday must have helped. The particular problem causing the manager to feel ill on Monday is not known at this time. Bochy is reported to be improved and ready to return for today’s game.

    -Bob Silverman

    Giants Mgr. Bochy hospitalized

    Miami, Florida – This morning, Giants Manager Bruce Bochy was admitted to University of Miami hospital after feeling ill. He is being checked at the hospital and will be monitored overnight. He is resting comfortably and is expected to return tomorrow. Bench coach Ron Wotus will serve as manager tonight for the Giants.

    Giants Update

    The Giants’ new third basement Eduardo Nunez is set to start at third base today when the Giants play in Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park. Madison Bumgarner is set to start for the Giants this evening. Matt Duffy has been traded to Tampa Bay. Game time is 4:05 PM on CSN TV. Hunter Pence will start again in right field. Joe Panik starts at second base. Look for a Giants’ win tonight.

    Giants Update on 7/22/16 game

    The San Francisco Giants were defeated by the New York Yankees on July 22 by a score of 3 to 2. The venue was Yankee Stadium with 45,304 fans present to enjoy the game. The Giants starting pitcher was Madison Bumgarner, followed by relievers Osich, and Romo. The Giants scored in the 7th & 8th innings. Three errors by Brandon Crawford contributed to the loss. Bumgarner threw 115 pitches and 75 strikes. Osich threw 16 pitches and 10 strikes followed by Romo with 10 pitches and 6 strikes. The New York runs were in the first, second, and 8th innings.

    -Bob Silverman

    Giants Update 7-15-16

    The San Francisco Giants are on the start of their first road trip after the ALL STAR break. The Giants travel first to San Diego for a three game series on July 14, 15 and 16. The Giants then fly east to play the Red Sox on July 18 & 19 followed by the New York Yankees for three games starting on July 21.

    -Bob Silverman

    2017 Big Sur Marathon Begins Registration Process July 15

    Multiple opportunities to enter the “bucket list” race are available  through a series of random drawings and special categories

     Registration to enter a series of random drawings for the 2017 Big Sur International Marathon begins Friday, July 15.

    Due to its continued popularity, the Big Sur Marathon offers various opportunities to earn a space in the April 30, 2017 race. These include drawings for groups and couples, loyalty runners, Monterey County residents and “bucket list” or first-timer entrants.  In addition, a ‘last chance’ drawing will be held once all selected runners have completed registration. Read more…»

    Giants Sweep Arizona

    The Giants defeated Arizona by a score of four to nothing on July 10 and remain in first place in the National League West ahead of the Dodgers. The Giants record is now 57 wins and 33 loses. Madison Bumgarner threw a one hitter and matched his best of 14 strikeouts in a game. Brandon Crawford leads the Giants with 61 RBI. See full details and images of the sweep in the next print issue. Stay tuned.
    Bob Silverman

    Giants Update with boxscore

    The Giants defeated the Rockies on July 6 and held their opponent to a single run. Johnny Cueto now has a career
    high of ten straight wins. Cueto also hit a single in the second inning. Buster Posey hit his 11th home run of the season.

    -Bob Silverman
    07.6.16 COL vs. SF – Boxscore

    Madison Bumgarner set to take the mound tonight against the visiting Rockies. Giants hope to
    hand the Rockies their seventh straight loss. With yesterdays win the Rockies lost their last 6 games.
    Pence, Duffy and Panik remain on the disabled list.
    -Bob Silverman

    Giants Update: 11 innings to defeat Arizona

    The S.F Giants defeated Arizona by a score of five to four after 11 innings of play. The Giants runs were scored in the third, fourth and 11th innings. There were 26,171 fans in attendance.

    The Giants starting pitcher Albert Suarez was optioned back to the River Cats. The wining pitcher was Josh Osich. Brandon Belt hit his 10th home run against Arizona. Serigo Romo has returned to the Giants’s roster.

    The Dodgers kept pace by sweeping the Rockies who lost to the Giants today on July 4th back at At&T . Stay tuned for images and the full game report in the next print edition.

    -Bob Silverman

    Giants update 7-1-16

    The S.F. Giants defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks by a score of 6 to 4 on July 1 in Arizona. The Giants’s starting pitcher was Johnny Cueto with Trevor Brown catching. The game was close in the bottom of the ninth. Key double play defense between Brandon Crawford and Brandon Belt on first stopped the Arizona base runners. The Giants continue to lead the National League West with a record of 51 wins and 31 losses. The Giants announced that on July 1 2007 Barry Bonds had his 2,900th hit as the Giants defeated Arizona by a score of 13-0.

     -Bob Silverman

    Giants Update: Joe Panik

    The S.F. Giants announced on June 29 that Joe Panik was placed on the seven day disabled list due to a concussion suffered on June 18 when he was struck in the head by a pitch thrown by Tampa Bays’s pitcher Matt Moore.

    Bob Silverman

    Giants Update

    Both the S.F. Giants and the L.A. Dodgers lost on June 25. The Giants remain in first place with a record of 48 wins and 28 losses and play their final game of the series with Philadelphia today, June 26.
    Oakland plays at AT&T park next starting on Monday for a series of two games at home and two in Oakland.
    The Dodgers announced on June 26 that they are 7 games back from first place in the N.L. Western Division.
    – Bob Silverman

    Women’s Golf Championship Coming

    CWAC 2016 California Women’s Amateur Championship To be Played July 26 through July 30. The deadline to register for this year’s  Championship is July 1, 2016. The venue will be Quail Lodge for all but the event’s final round which this year is set for Pebble Beach. Read more…»

    Giants Update June 25, 2016

    giants updatesThe S.F. Giants defeated the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 5 to 4 on June 24th at AT&T Park before 42, 238 fans. The Giants runs were scored in the first and seventh inning. The starting pitcher for the Giants was Jack Peavy. The winning pitcher was Giants reliever Josh Osich. The Giants announced in a post game press release that Brandon Belt was responsible for three RBIs and that Belt has reached base safely in 23 of his last 24 games. The Giants remain in first place in the Western Division with a record of 48 wins and 27 losses.

    Bob Silverman

    Giants Update 6/21/16

    The Giants announced today that an MRI confirmed that Matt Duffy has a left Achilles Strain and is on the 15 day disabled list. The injury happened last Sunday at Tampa as he stepped on third base in the seventh inning. Mac Williamson has been recalled. Conor Gillespie will start at third base today in Pittsburg for the Giants.


    The S.F. Giants announced that on June 20, 1950 that the New York Giants signed 20 year old outfielder Willie Mays.Willie Mays 1950

    Giants win Against Tampa Bay 6-4 on June 18

    The S.F. Giants defeated the Tampa Bay Rays by a score of 6 to four on June 18th. The stand out play that gave the Giants the win was a home run hit by Joe Panik in the top of the ninth inning with two Giants on base. The home run was Panik’s 7th of the 2016 season. Joe Panik is the Giants’ staring second baseman and second in the batting order today with the lead off batter being center fielder Denard Span.

    Today’s Boxscore-26 June 18

    Bob Silverman

    Giants Beat Rays 5-1

    The San Francisco Giants defeated the Tampa Rays by a score of five to one. Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija played the entire nine innings in Florida before 40,135 fans. The Giants scored 2 runs in the first inning. The sole Ray run was in the bottom of the 9th.
    Bob Silverman
    Today’s Boxscore-25

    Giants Roster Moves for Tonight’s Game

    By Bob Silverman: The San Francisco Giants made the following roster moves prior to tonight’s game against Tampa Bay:  Read more…»

    Giants Update: A Win and a Potential Loss

     The Giants defeated the Brewers on June 15 by a score of ten to one. The winning
    pitcher was Johnny Cueto. Chris Stratton pitched in relief. Matt Cain might be back on the
    disabled list. Stay tuned.
    Bob Silverman

    Moment of silence at Giants Game tonight for Orlando victims

    Per our Giants Update correspondent, Bob Silverman: The GIANTS issued a press release on June 12 announcing that there will be a moment of silence prior to game tonight.

    The S.F. Giants announced their picks for the First-Year Player Draft Information

    giants updatesThe draft ran from June 9 through June 11. The Giants drafted a total of 39 players. Included were 23 pitchers. Five of the players were drafted from the high school graduates and the rest were from the college level.The Giants announced the results in their June 11 2016 press release.
    -Bob Silverman

    Giants made the following roster moves prior to today’s game against the Dodgers:

    giants updates
    Giants: Johnny Cueto.
    Dodgers Clayton Kershaw. Buster Posey catching for S.F.
    Read more…»

    giants updates

    Good news for GIANTS fans. The Rockies defeat the Dodgers at home on June 6. Giants can add to their lead over the second place Dodgers by a win on June 7 when they host the Red Sox. The Dodgers come to town to face the Giants this weekend. Great action at home for the Giants this week.

    S.Romo is pitching for the San Jose Giants as part of his rehabilitation. Hunter Pence to have torn hamstring tendon removed. Several months on DL and rehab. ahead. Watch for J. Parker in the Giants right field this week.

    – Bob Silverman


    Triathlon Coming This Weekend

    With a swim from Lovers Point Beach, a ride through Pebble Beach, and a trail run leading to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Triathlon at Pacific Grove offers one of the most breath-taking courses triathlon has to offer. On the weekend of June 11-12, Tri-California Events will host Olympic and Sprint distance races as well as a 5K and 10k, all taking place along gorgeous coastal vistas. The Triathlon at Pacific Grove has been a destination race for many elite and amateur triathletes simply for the opportunity to race on its stunning California coastline. Read more…»
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