Archive for the 'Sports' category

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2012 Bay Area Olympians

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

2012 Bay Area Olympian profiles by the Mercury News photographers LiPo Ching and Jim Gensheimer.
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Sparta Performance Science

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Brian Diemer, of Anaheim Angels, works out at Sparta Performance Science, where New York Knicks player, Jeremy Lin, trained.
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U.S. Figure Skating Championship Practice

Monday, March 26th, 2012

U.S. Figure Skating Championship Practice
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49ers fans put their true colors on display.

Monday, March 26th, 2012

49ers fans put their true colors on display.
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Lady Sharks

Saturday, February 19th, 2011

Passionate about their sport, these Lady Sharks are devoted athletes who live for the thrills on the ice.
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Giants Post Season

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Photographers with the San Jose Mercury News share some of their favorite images from the San Francisco Giants postseason run to their World Series Championship.
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Wheelchair Lacrosse

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

San Jose hosts the first wheelchair lacrosse clinic in the country.
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Silicon Valley Roller Girls

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Silicon Valley Roller Girls – Women’s flat track roller derby. (more…)

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Sharks lose in shootout

Friday, February 6th, 2009

San Jose Sharks lose a lead twice, fall in a shootout to Carolina Hurricanes at the HP Pavillion on Thursday, February 5, 2009.
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It’s Nutcracker Time

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Dance companies, from preschoolers to professionals, bring the classic Tchaikovsky Christmas ballet to life. [VIDEO] (more…)

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Mexico’s Pride

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

No.1 LPGA defending champion Lorena Ochoa competes in Samsung World Championships in Half Moon Bay on October 1-5, 2008.
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Oh Deer

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Natasha Fite hunts for deer during a program designed to introduce teens to hunting [VIDEO] (more…)

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Paralympic Athlete

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Cheri Blauwet, of Palo Alto, will compete in the Beijing Paralympics. [VIDEO] (more…)

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Olympic Remembrances

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Merc columnists Ann Killion and Mark Purdy talk about the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. [VIDEO]
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Michael Phelps

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

Michael Phelps talks about his passion for swimming as he sets his sights on medal record at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
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Synchronized Swimming

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

U.S. team poised to compete in synchronized swimming at Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
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