CHICO EASTSIDE LITTLE LEAGUE ADVANCES TO STATE TOURNAMENT
The 9-10 year-old Chico Eastside Little Leaguers are Section II Champions. The boys from Chico beat McKinleyville 13-3 to capture the Section Title and advance to the State Tournament next week in San Jose.
CHICO NUTS FACE ELIMINATION GAME TODAY
The Chico Nuts lost to Yolo Post 77 in the second round of the Area 1 Tournament at Doryland Field by the score of 14-3. Ryan Dufort pitched five innings and Andrew Shipplehoute pitched four innings for the Nuts. the pitchers had seven errors committed behind them in the loss.
The Nuts play today at 3:30 against the Redding Tigers in an elimination game at Doryland Field in Chico.
The Chico Suns Blue team defeated the Orland Bearcats 8-0 in six innings of game 1 of the District 4 Junior Tournament in Orland. Wyatt Pforsich pitched a complete game, allowing just two hits and striking out seven. Matt Price went 2-for-3 with 3RBI's, and Thomas Wasson was 3x3 with a double and an RBI.
The Suns Blue will play Colusa today at 4:30.
GIANTS OPEN SECOND HALF AGAINST TEAM THEY ARE CHASING
The San Francisco Giants open the second half of the season facing the team they are chasing in the National League West. The Giants trail the Arizona Diamondbacks by 6.5 game in the NL West and will host the Dbacks in a three-game weekend series. The Giants stumbled their way into the All-Star break losing 15 of 20. Tonight begins a 10-game homestand where the Giants will take on Arizona, Cincinnati and Chicago.
ATHLETICS IN ANAHEIM OPENING SECOND HALF
The Oakland A's will be in Anaheim to take on the Angels as they start the second half in first place for the first time since 1990. At 56-39 the A's have a two-game lead in the American League West over the Texas Rangers.
CONDITIONS WREAKING HAVOC AT 2013 BRITISH OPEN...THIS TIME...TOO DRY
Conditions are tough at the Muirfield and the 2013 British Open. With dry and windy conditions there are not the customary damp conditions we usually see at an Open Championship. Tiger Woods fired a second round 71 and will be in contention over the weekend as he chases his 15th Major Golf Championship.