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Category Archives: Sports

Muhammad Ali visits Modesto, California 1971

  When I heard that Muhammad Ali was going to speak in Modesto, I immediately started asking Darell Phillips, the Modesto Bee’s Sports Editor, to give me the assignment.  It wasn’t until the next day that I checked the photo schedule and saw I was on nights that week, so the assignment would be mine […]

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Raiders 2010-11 Season

Still hoping the National Football League and the Players Association will come to an agreement so they can play football this year.  I have been photographing the Raiders almost as long as I have been covering the 49ers.  The drive is shorter and it is easier to get in and out of the Oakland-Alameda County […]

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49ers 2010-11 Season

In 1982 I became the Chief Photographer at The Modesto Bee and took on the extra job of covering the 49er games.  The sports department told me the Niners weren’t very good but obliged me by helping me get credentials.  Who knew that Bill Walsh and Joe Montana would take the team to the Superbowl […]

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