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Wednesday 03/14/2018
In This Corner: Roy Herburger was ‘larger than life’

In my first column with the Lodi News-Sentinel almost 2 1/2 years ago, I stated future columns would be expressed without using the words of me, I, I’m and myself.

Posted: March 14, 2018
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Tuesday 07/04/2017
In This Corner: Hooked on high school football

Thomas Lawrence grew up in a football town.

Posted: July 04, 2017
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Monday 04/17/2017
Mike Bush: Clock is ticking for Galt

In the March 31 edition of the News-Sentinel, a front page story ran about the Galt Joint Union High School District’s Board of Trustees voting to remove the aging home and visitor stands at Warrior Stadium on the Galt High campus.

Posted: April 17, 2017
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Friday 03/24/2017
In This Corner: Eagles deserve recognition

Here are some random thoughts as you prepare for your weekend activities.

Posted: March 24, 2017
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Friday 01/06/2017
In This Corner: Hatzenbuhler remembered

Rick Esparza and Joe Davidson grew up in one-high school towns.

Posted: January 06, 2017
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Wednesday 01/04/2017
Fishing with Fisherman's Friend: New year brings rising waters, new challenges

Happy New Year, and I hope the fishing gods smile upon you. A new year brings new fishing seasons and along with that is a new adventure, and whether your year of fishing was good or bad there’s always room for improvement. With all the rain, we have in store it can bring lots of much need water and dangers, let’s take a closer look.

Posted: January 04, 2017
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Monday 12/26/2016
In This Corner: Returning to California

One of the perks living in California is the warm weather almost year-round.

Posted: December 26, 2016
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Friday 12/23/2016
Mike Bush: Returning to California

One of the perks living in California is the warm weather almost year-round.

Posted: December 23, 2016
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Friday 12/02/2016
Mike Bush: Lodi’s Aitken returns to realignment committee

The Sac-Joaquin Section’s league realignment for the 2018-22 cycle is quickly approaching its first public meeting. The Lodi Unified School District’s four high schools — Lodi and Tokay, plus Bear Creek and McNair, both of Stockton — are in their third year of the section’s 2014-18 league realignment cycle. The cycles run in four-year cycles.

Posted: December 02, 2016
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Wednesday 10/12/2016
Mike Bush: Believing in a new bullpen

One of the first things I noted in my introductory column in February is that I’m a San Francisco Giants fan, and have been since I started playing baseball when I was a kid through high school through today.

Posted: October 12, 2016
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Friday 09/30/2016
‘Basketball is fun’ at Kings’ new arena

Below the new, state-of-the-art Golden 1 Center, which officially opens its doors on Tuesday when former Beatles co-founder and legendary musician Paul McCartney arrives in Sacramento for two sold-out concerts at the new arena, is the Sacramento Kings’ new practice facility.

Posted: September 30, 2016
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Wednesday 09/28/2016
Fishing with Fisherman's Friend: Stripers back in the Delta

It’s fall, and that means stripers in the Delta, Salmon running in the local rivers and trout in the high sierra. Let’s take a look a closer look at our local fisheries:

Posted: September 28, 2016
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Friday 09/02/2016
In This Corner: Questions for Kaepernick

On Saturday at noon, NFL teams are suppose to have their 53-man rosters in place.

Posted: September 02, 2016
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Wednesday 07/20/2016
Let’s talk league realignment

In two weeks, the Lodi Unified School District will start the 2016-17 school year.

Posted: July 20, 2016
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Friday 06/24/2016
In Vlade Divac the Kings trust

For one minute, Lodi area Sacramento Kings fans were probably thrilled to have a Nor Cal guy taken at No. 8 of Thursday’s NBA Draft.

Posted: June 24, 2016
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Friday 05/20/2016
Mike Bush: Sacramento Kings creating better days

Eight is great, but could also be trade bait.

Posted: May 20, 2016
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Wednesday 04/27/2016
Mike Bush: Saramago the right choice

Joe Saramago and yours truly have quite a few things in common.

Posted: April 27, 2016
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Wednesday 03/30/2016
In This Corner: California pitchers in a Golden State of mound

On Wednesday night, the San Francisco Giants beat the Sacramento River Cats 8-4 in their first-ever exhibition at Raley’s Field in West Sacramento.

Posted: March 30, 2016
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Friday 03/25/2016
In this corner: New arena equals prep hoops galore

This decade, the Liberty Ranch and Elliot Christian boys basketball teams have experienced deep runs in the Sac-Joaquin Section and California Interscholastic Federation playoffs.

Posted: March 25, 2016
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Wednesday 03/16/2016
In this corner: Tough decision ahead for Kings

In the last four days, Lodi area residents who are Sacramento Kings fans have seen this NBA squad come on and off like a light switch.

Posted: March 16, 2016
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