Concord Headlines

  • No. 1 De La Salle routs No. 25 San Ramon Valley

    Top-ranked De La Salle-Concord scored on seven of its first nine possessions to extend its Northern California unbeaten streak to 297 games with a 48-14 win Friday at No. 25 San Ramon Valley-Danville. Shamar Garrett (29 and 39 yards), Dorian Hale (4 and 13) and James Coby (28 and 65) rushed for two touchdowns each as the nation's No. 11 team, according to MaxPreps, improved to 9-0 and 4-0 in the East Bay Athletic League's Mountain Division. All of those six touchdowns came in the first half and...

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  • Aric Almirola advances in NASCAR playoffs with Talladega win

    Aric Almirola capped an absolute Stewart-Haas Racing rout at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway with an overtime victory that earned him an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's playoffs. It also snapped a 149-race losing streak for Almirola and atoned for his oh-so-close moment in the season-opening Daytona 500. "I just love racing at Talladega and I came to the track with the mind-set that we were going to go race and we were going to go give them hell, and if we wrecked, we...

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  • A force greater than a major earthquake felt at zMax Dragway this weekend

    Students in an environmental geophysics class at the University of South Carolina are measuring ground motion from Top Fuel dragsters in the NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway in Concord, North Carolina.

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  • Top-ranked De La Salle rolls past Foothill

    Shamar Garrett ran for two touchdowns and returned an interception for a third to help lead No. 1 De La Salle to a 55-10 victory over visiting Foothill-Pleasanton on Friday night. The Spartans (8-0) started backup quarterback Andrew Jones for senior night. Jones completed all three of his passes for 78 yards, including a 58-yard touchdown throw to Lu Hearns. Jones also had a 65-yard touchdown run. Dorian Hale, normally the Spartans' starting quarterback, came in for two series in the second...

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  • Nonprofit restores smiles to people recovering from addiction

    A nonprofit in Concord is using dental health to heal those in recovery from addiction, and the treatment restores more than just their smiles.

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  • SUV crashes off Interstate 93, ends up in river

    Officials said the location didn't make things easy for rescue crews.

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  • Sacred Heart Cathedral rallies to beat St. Ignatius in Bruce-Mahoney game

    It's hard to imagine there being a much better Bruce-Mahoney football game than the one played Friday night at Kezar Stadium. And this was the 95th meeting. Anthony Heard rushed for 223 yards and three touchdowns and Levar Watkins Jr. hauled in a 16-yard touchdown pass from sophomore quarterback with Cian Dowling with 3:48 left to lift Sacred Heart Cathedral to a 26-21 West Catholic Athletic League win over St. Ignatius before about 6,000 fans. Sacred Heart Cathedral (3-3, 1-2) held on downs...

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  • Global trader Concord takes minority stake in Noranda alumina parent

    MELBOURNE, Oct 4 (Reuters) -* Privately held global metals and raw materials trader Concord Resources has taken a minority stake in New Day Aluminium ...

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  • Powerball ticket sold near Charlotte was really, really lucky this weekend

    A lottery ticket sold in Concord is worth $2 million, N.C. Education Lottery officials announced Sunday. The ticket, which was purchased at the Quik Trip convenience store on Concord Parkway … Click to Continue

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  • Panthers Ron Rivera: Early bye week gives guys a chance to heal and get back

    Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says that the early bye week is going to help the team with wide receivers Damiere Byrd and Curtis Samuel coming back and tight end Greg Olsen being given time to continue to heal. … Click to Continue

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  • What’s this? Bay Area could see rain for first time in nearly six months

    Nearly six months have passed since the Bay Area saw rain. That may change this weekend with a new weather pattern sweeping through the region to bring cooler temperatures and some light rainfall to the North Bay and East Bay, forecasters said. "This is definitely the time of year we are starting to transition from our dry season," said Roger Gass, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. "October, November is when we start to transition into that weather pattern," he added. The most...

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  • Eagles Hall of Famer Tommy McDonald dies at 84

    Tommy McDonald, the small, speedy and sure-handed receiver who teamed with quarterback Norm Van Brocklin to help the Philadelphia Eagles win the 1960 NFL championship, has died. He was 84. His death was announced Monday by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Details were not disclosed. McDonald was a two-time All-American from Oklahoma who played 12 NFL seasons for five teams and was a six-time Pro Bowl selection. When he retired in 1968, he ranked second in league history in touchdown catches,...

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