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1971: Teicheira all-conference at Oregon Tech

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POSTED January 9, 2011 2:28 a.m.
Forty years ago, on January 8, 1971, Frank Teicheira of Manteca, playing football for Oregon Technical Institute, was honored by being named an all-Evergreen Conference fullback. The 5-7, 195-pound player was also selected as a member of the 12-school district team. The Owls honored him by selecting him most valuable player and as most outstanding back. Last year, Teicheira was named as an all-conference linebacker.

In other sports stories from the Bulletin files:

80 years ago: January 8, 1931 - Once again, the race for C.I.F. championship for basketball has begun. Next Friday, Manteca High will meet the Turlock High boys on the former’s courts in the first league game of the season. For the Buffaloes, Percival and Theiler will start as forwards and Bianchi and Candini in the guard positions.

70 years ago: January 9, 1941 - Manteca High tasted defeat after tangling with the Sonora High Wildcats in a practice game last Friday night in Sonora, the local varsity going under 26-21 after a close, hard-fought game. Throughout the rough game, the local boys fought hard to get a hold of the ball, putting up a good show and showing a lot of improvement over the Tuolumne game. Glen Bale starred for Manteca with nine points.

60 years ago: January 11, 1951 - Last Friday afternoon, Manteca High finally won a game--this one from Ripon High, making the third consecutive defeat for that team. The final score was 52 to 46 and the game was in doubt all the way up to the final two minutes of the contest. Keith Grieve played his best game of the season, starring on defense, while he racked up nine points himself. Again, Leo Cardinal was high man with nine points.

50 years ago
: January 12, 1961 - Manteca High dropped a 57-50 decision to Ceres High last Friday night. The game was the first Valley Oak League contest of the season for both teams. Dick Treff connected on six field goals and one free throw to lead the Buffalo scorers with 13 points. Alan Lambert was runner-up in the totals with 11 points.

Ernie Broglio, star right-handed pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, will be one of the featured speakers at Manteca’s first annual Hot Stove League baseball dinner. Broglio won 20 games for the Cardinals in 1960. He will share the rostrum with Billy Martin and Clay Dalrymple on January 28.

Ron Johnstone and Les Van Pelt took the first two matches for the Manteca High wrestling team, but the Buffaloes could win only one more match the rest of the night and ended up on the short end of a 33-19 score against Modesto High last Friday night. Charles Southwick was the only other Buffalo to come through with a win as he took a decision in a 133-pound match.

40 years ago: January 8, 1971 - Manteca High toured through the three-day Linden Basketball Tournament on the inside shooting of Al Betschart and the tough board work of Greg Milner and Vic Liles. The Buffaloes faced Ripon High for the championship and defeated the Indians 66-57 for the title. Betschart was chosen the tourney’s most valuable player. Also chosen to the all-tourney team was East Union High’s Ken Richichi.

The Lancers lost their final contest to Linden High, as Richichi scored a total of 87 points in the three games. Even though EU lost to the Lions, Coach Carl Bosque was pleased with the performance of his redheaded forward.

30 years ago: January 7, 1981 - Defending Trans-Valley League champions Hughson High downed injury-riddled Manteca High 45-35 last night in Winter Gym. Donna Foster led the Lady Buffaloes with 16 points.
Manteca High’s soccer team stayed stride for stride with Merced High as the two squads battled to a 0-0 tie at the Manteca High field Thursday afternoon. Coach Bill Davis credited goal-tender Bobby Perez with a fine game.

The East Union High soccer team fought tooth and nail with Modesto High Thursday afternoon only to succumb 2-1 on two first-half goals. The only Lancer goal was by Ernesto Romo seven minutes into the contest.

East Union High welcomed Livingston High’s basketball team  to the VOL Friday night as the host Lancers breezed to a  67-37 victory over the Wolves at Dalben Center. EU put together a balanced scoring attack as Billy Emperador led the winners with 15 points, while Kelly Stewart finished with 14 and Larry Lee chipped in 11.

Manteca High grabbed their 21st VOL home victory in a row  Friday night with a workmanlike 64-52 win over Sonora High in cozy Winter Gym. Senior Jody Ruble led the team with 13 points, while Mike Delmanowski tossed in 12 points and Reno Cook and Kevin Sample added 10 points apiece.

Manteca High’s mighty mite, 98-pound Leandro Perez, stunned number-one seed Frank Fontaine of Davis High in Modesto to capture first place honors at the annual Ceres Wrestling Invitational Saturday. Perez gained a 12-2 superior decision over Fontaine.
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