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Stockton Heat to host first fan fest

Stockton Heat to host first fan fest

STOCKTON – The Stockton Heat hockey team will host a fan fest from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4. at the Stockton Arena.

Fans will get the chance to meet players, get autographs, tour the renovated dressing room and training facility and question the Heat coaching staff. The team will also open its newly redecorated Stockton Fan Attic with new merchandise. Season ticket owners can also pick up their book of tickets.

The Heat is replacing the Stockton Thunder as the city’s hockey team and will play in the AHL, the highest level of minor league hockey. The Heat will serve as the minor-league affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames which also owns the team.

 

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10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

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Winner of The Jackpot Sreet Race splits pot with benefactor, The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation.  

 

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

10th Annual Drag Racing and Car Show Event September 25-27!

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Winner of The Jackpot Sreet Race splits pot with benefactor, The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation.  

 

The Heat is officially on in Stockton

The Heat is officially on in Stockton

STOCKTON – The Stockton Heat hockey team will begin its inaugural AHL season, Oct. 10 with a home game against the Rockford Ice Hogs. The Heat, which replaced the Stockton Thunder as the team’s minor league hockey franchise, will also face San Jose on Thursday, Oct. 15 to close out its first home stand.

The team, which is owned by the NHL’s Calgary Flames, will compete in the AHL, hockey’s equivalent of a Triple A league. The Heat will compete in the league’s Pacific Division and will play California teams Bakersfield, Ontario, San Diego and San Jose a total of 12 times each.

The heat will also play Texas and San Antonio six times each.

While the team’s name, ownership and league will change, the Heat will keep many of the Thunder’s most popular promotions... Read More

Ports Pink Night is set

Ports Pink Night is set

STOCKTON – The Stockton Ports annual Pink Night is set for 5:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28 at the Stockton Ballpark. The team will host an ice cream social for cancer survivors and fans prior to the 7 p.m. first pitch.

The team partners with Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center for the yearly fundraiser that helps raise money and attention for St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Breast Health Services. The team will donate $1 from every ticket sold along with proceeds from the pink jersey auction, player memorabilia raffle and pink wall and rally rag sales to St. Joseph’s Festivities.

The night will include a survivor parade around the field, survivors taking the field with the team during the National Anthem and a t-shirt giveaway for the first 1,000 fans, presented by St. Teresa Comprehensive Cancer Center... Read More

CCAA baseball tournament coming back to Stockton

CCAA baseball tournament coming back to Stockton

STOCKTON – The California Collegiate Athletic Association’s (CCAA) Championship baseball tournament will be heading back to the Stockton Ballpark in 2016. The Stockton Ports, in conjunction with the Stockton Convention and Visitors Bureau, announced that the ballpark will be the site for the 2016 tournament.

It will be the third time in four years that the conference has chosen Stockton to host its tournament. The CCAA currently consists of 13 schools, including CSU Stanislaus, CSU Monterey Bay and  San Francisco State as well as numerous schools from Southern California... Read More

Drought works in new kayak store’s favor

Drought works in new kayak store’s favor

STOCKTON — It took 10 years, but the Haussmann brothers finally achieved their long-held goal of expanding their kayak and paddle board business to Stockton.

“I’ve looked at Stockton for a long time, for 10 years or more,” said Eric Haussmann, co-owner of Kayak City-Adventure Sports. “We started looking for a building and this place came together.”

What came together was a deal on a 6,000-square-foot showroom at 1818 W. Fremont St. The location gave the brothers’ new store the visibility and parking that other sites in the city lacked... Read More