Saturday morning, live shrimp supplies at most bait camps were out by 8 a.m. or earlier. Live croaker inventories were spotty, and most anglers were willing to take croaker in lieu of shrimp.
After hosting 110 teams and raising more than $3,000 during the inaugural Cougar Beach Bash, the sand volleyball tournament returns to East Beach with more than 150 players preregistered for the event.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
The video tape player, an ancient thing, had been repaired and put in good order within the last year or two, so I popped the tape in and sat back to watch and recall the story.
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) -- Juan Apodaca hit a walk-off solo homer with two outs in the ninth inning, as the Toros de Tijuana topped the Guerreros de Oaxaca 1-0 on Saturday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Charlie Tilson hit a two-run single in the fourth inning, leading the Memphis Redbirds to a 5-2 win over the Iowa Cubs in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Cito Culver doubled and singled twice as the Trenton Thunder beat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 8-5 on Saturday.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Nate Orf hit a walk-off single with two outs in the 12th inning, as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox defeated the Round Rock Express 5-4 on Saturday.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) -- Antonio Nunez hit a run-scoring single in the second inning, leading the Lancaster JetHawks to a 6-3 win over the High Desert Mavericks on Saturday.
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) -- Trae Santos drove in Ricardo Valenzuela with a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning, leading the Lake Elsinore Storm to a 5-2 win over the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Saturday.
DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit two home runs to set an NL rookie record for shortstops and the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Saturday night.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Shed Long and Nick Senzel scored on an error in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Dayton Dragons to a 6-4 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels on Saturday.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Victor Ulloa scored the tying goal on a long-distance shot and FC Dallas held on for a 1-1 draw with the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the overall MLS standings.
CHICAGO (AP) — With ace Chris Sale scratched following a clubhouse incident , the White Sox used six pitchers Saturday night before their game against the Detroit Tigers was suspended by rain after eight innings tied at 3.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Stefen Romero hit a three-run home run in the top of the 11th inning to lead the Tacoma Rainiers to a 4-1 win over the Salt Lake Bees on Saturday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Terence Crawford won both the fight and a possible ticket into the Manny Pacquiao sweepstakes.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Ronnie Jebavy, Robbie Garvey, T.J. Bennett and Ty Ross recorded three hits each, as San Jose beat the Inland Empire 66ers 8-1 on Saturday.
BOSTON (AP) — Miguel Sano homered and Eduardo Nunez drove in three runs, including two in a five-run seventh inning, as the Minnesota Twins rallied for an 11-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cleveland Indians could have lamented their lack of offense. They could have bemoaned the two homers allowed by Josh Tomlin.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Leake took the blame Saturday night, even though there was plenty to go around.
HOUSTON (AP) — Vancouver's David Ousted and Houston's Joe Willis had four saves each in preserving a scoreless draw between the Whitecaps and Dynamo on Saturday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Jered Weaver has not had much success against the Houston Astros this season, and that continued Saturday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Rocky Gale hit a walk-off single with two outs in the 11th inning, as the San Antonio Missions topped the Midland RockHounds 3-2 on Saturday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ryon Healy hit a game-ending home run in the ninth inning two batters after Jake Smolinski tied it with a two-run homer, and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Saturday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A key first-inning matchup turned out to be costly for Chicago Cubs pitcher John Lackey when he surrendered a two-run homer to Jonathan Lucroy during a lengthy at-bat.
MIAMI (AP) — With New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom coming off a one-hit shutout, Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez geared up for a pitching duel Saturday night.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -- Isan Diaz hit a walk-off two-run homer with one out in the ninth inning, as the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers defeated the Lake County Captains 9-8 on Saturday.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Matt Railey hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the 11th inning to lead the Kane County Cougars to a 3-2 win over the Lansing Lugnuts on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Cueto feels slighted the Kansas City Royals didn't invite him to come along when they were honored at the White House.
CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) -- Jose Luna hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning, leading the Broncos de Reynosa to an 8-2 win over the Delfines de Ciudad del Carmen on Saturday.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) -- Pinch hitter Sergio Contreras drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the ninth inning to score the winning run, as the Tigres de Quintana Roo topped the Vaqueros de la Laguna 6-5 on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Schimpf extended San Diego's franchise-record run of games with a home run with a second-inning blast off Washington's Max Scherzer on Saturday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Rob Segedin hit a two-run home run and had two hits as the Oklahoma City Dodgers defeated the New Orleans Zephyrs 4-3 on Saturday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Arizona isn't doing anything right during its season-breaking swoon.
CAMPECHE, Mexico (AP) -- Alex Valdez hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in three, and Javier Solano allowed just three hits over seven innings as the Sultanes de Monterrey beat the Piratas de Campeche 4-2 on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks was at third base in the 10th inning, 90 feet from scoring the run that would raise the New York Yankees three games over .500 for the first time this year and keep up their push to avoid a sell-off before the Aug. 1 trade deadline.
COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Alexis Rivera had three hits and scored two runs, and Luis Pena pitched five scoreless innings as the Burlington Bees defeated the West Michigan Whitecaps 8-5 on Saturday.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nevin Snow of San Diego won his second Governor's Cup title with a 2-0 victory Saturday against former two-time champion Sam Gilmour of Australia at the Balboa Yacht Club.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Raul Mondesi hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the Omaha Storm Chasers to a 6-4 win over the Nashville Sounds on Saturday.
YUCATAN, Mexico (AP) -- Jonathan Castellanos and four other pitchers combined for a shutout as the Leones de Yucatan beat the Acereros del Norte 6-0 on Saturday.
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Mark Laird hit an RBI single in the top of the 10th inning to help lead the Williamsport Crosscutters to a 5-3 win over the Batavia Muckdogs on Saturday. With the victory, the Crosscutters swept the three-game series.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Hamels allowed one unearned run in 5 1/3 innings, Nomar Mazara and Adrian Beltre homered and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Saturday night.
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — California Chrome beat Dortmund by a half-length Saturday at Del Mar in the Grade 2 $200,000 San Diego Handicap, the 1 1/16-mile prep for the Grade I $1 million Pacific Classic on Aug. 20.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Kevin Cron hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning, leading the Mobile BayBears to a 3-1 win over the Jacksonville Suns in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Anthony Phillips had two hits and scored two runs, and Troy Scribner allowed just two hits over 6 2/3 innings as the Arkansas Travelers topped the Tulsa Drillers 3-0 on Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Valentina Shevchenko stunned Holly Holm on Saturday night at UFC Chicago, unanimously outpointing the former UFC champion.
BOWIE, Md. (AP) -- Corey Jones scored on a fielder's choice in the top of the 12th inning to help lead the Erie SeaWolves to a 5-3 win over the Bowie Baysox on Saturday.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Dominic Smith hit a two-run single in the first inning, leading the Binghamton Mets to a 7-4 win over the Portland Sea Dogs on Saturday.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Blake Bass got Jose Pujols to ground out with the bases loaded to end the game in the 10th inning, leading the Hickory Crawdads to a 3-2 win over the Lakewood BlueClaws on Saturday.
KODAK, Tenn. (AP) -- Johan Camargo tripled and singled, and Lucas Sims allowed just four hits over 7 1/3 innings as the Mississippi Braves defeated the Tennessee Smokies 3-0 on Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Yandy Diaz tripled and singled, driving in three runs as the Columbus Clippers topped the Pawtucket Red Sox 10-6 on Saturday.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Ricardo Ferreira drove in four runs, while Alexander Palma and Kane Sweeney drove in four and three, respectively, as the Charleston RiverDogs beat the Hagerstown Suns 14-10 on Saturday.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) -- David Bote hit a two-run home run and had two hits, and James Pugliese hurled five strong innings as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans defeated the Wilmington Blue Rocks 9-0 on Saturday.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Ike Davis hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning, leading the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders to a 5-4 win over the Durham Bulls on Saturday.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Sebastian Elizalde hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in four, and Sal Romano allowed just three hits over 5 2/3 innings as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos beat the Biloxi Shuckers 7-3 on Saturday.
WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — Eli Tomac won the Washougal National on Saturday for his second overall Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship victory in the last three 450 Class events.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Six months after Stan Kroenke took away their football team, more than 40 former St. Louis Rams players and coaches took to the field Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome for a flag football game.
SALTILLO, Mexico (AP) -- Francisco Ferreiro hit a walk-off single with two outs in the ninth inning, as the Saraperos de Saltillo defeated the Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz 4-3 on Saturday.
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) -- Yermin Mercedes hit three home runs and drove in four runs, as the Delmarva Shorebirds defeated the Kannapolis Intimidators 8-6 on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pinch-hitter Stephen Drew hit a game-ending RBI triple in the ninth inning to give the Washington Nationals a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit two home runs, Zach Davies took a shutout into the seventh inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 on Saturday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and barely missed another during one of Cincinnati's final home games before the non-waiver trade deadline, and the Reds beat the fading Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 on Saturday night for a modest breakthrough.
MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton homered and had his first four-hit game since 2012, driving in three runs to give Jose Fernandez all the support he needed, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 7-2 on Saturday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez hit his eighth home run, red-hot Justin Turner got two more RBIs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat St. Louis 7-2 on Saturday night to end the Cardinals' five-game winning streak.