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ALL-AROUND TALENT

D'Angelo Finley made his one year at Weston Ranch count.

March 28, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Big finish

Manteca started strong, stumbled midway through and finished with a bang.

March 26, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


TAKE A BOW

Olivia Vezaldenos started her high school varsity career as a freshman trying to help rebuild a proud program that was used to winning.

March 26, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Manteca coaches didn’t always bleed green

An East Union graduate, Brett Lewis was just 20 years old when he took over as varsity head coach at his alma mater in 2009.

March 24, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


NEVER SAY DIE

Ronaldo Tijero slugged a towering double to drive in Manteca's first run of the game and later prevented Oakdale from expanding its lead with an astounding unassisted double play from the outfield in a Valley Oak League dogfight between contending clubs Tuesday.

March 23, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Manteca, Ayala step out of rivals’ shadows

Ayala boasts a 33-3 record and is playing for the CIF state Division III title Thursday at Sleep Train Arena.

March 22, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Musseman new Ripon football coach

Chris Musseman never had the desire to become a varsity head football coach.

March 22, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | NEWS


TOP TEAMS TANGLE

Experience proved to be the difference in Friday's first-place battle between Manteca and visiting Kimball, which came through in pressure-packed moments and escaped with a 6-3 victory over the defending Valley Oak League champion.

March 19, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Manteca on doorstep of state final

What is a historic season for Manteca is considered a "down year" for Bishop O'Dowd.

March 18, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


BUFFS REACH 1st NORCAL FINAL

Brett Lewis clapped, picked up the game ball and joined his players for the traditional postgame handshake.

March 16, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


HOME SWEET HOME

Manteca High won the battle off the court.

March 15, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


NorCal quarterfinal pits Ranch with state champ

To be the champion, Weston Ranch (27-4) will have to beat the champion.

March 11, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Manuleleua hat trick propels Buffs past Ripon

RIPON - There was nothing that Manteca did that surprised Jamie DeBruyn and his Ripon girls soccer team in Wednesday's nonleague match between 2015 Sac-Joaquin Section finalists at Stouffer Field.

March 09, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


KEY ADDITIONS

SACRAMENTO - D'Angelo Finley wasn't with Weston Ranch a year ago when the boys basketball team was handled by rival Sierra in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III finals.

March 08, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


EU’s Gonzales signs with Menlo College

Past contacts with coaches ended up opening new doors for East Union senior Marco Gonzales' future.

March 08, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


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GOING FOR SECTION TITLE

Manteca is going back to where it made history two years ago.

May 27, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


LEAPS & BOUNDS

ELK GROVE - Isaias Hunter and Bikram Thiara are bound for the 98th annual CIF State Track & Field Championships.

May 27, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Graves-Kelso, Kovacs’ RBI walk propel Buffs over top-seeded Eagles

SACRAMENTO - Knee injuries kept Tyler-Graves Kelso from participating in previous championship runs.

May 26, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


EARLY EXIT FOR EU

SACRAMENTO - To repeat as Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champions, East Union would have needed to win three straight elimination games and beat the winners-bracket finalist ...

May 25, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


TOLMAN MEDALS AT STATE

In a span of three days, Scott Tolman broke his own school records and reaffirmed his status as an All-American while twice medaling in the ...

May 22, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


SHARPSHOOTERS

STOCKTON - Penalty-kick shootouts require "no skill" and hinges on "luck," if you ask Rio Americano coach Chris Hall.

May 22, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


ANOTHER SHOT

Manteca head coach Justin Coenenberg tried to find fault in his team at halftime of the Buffaloes' Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal with visiting Vista ...

May 19, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Manteca defense looks to ground Eagles attack

Coming off four straight shutouts, Manteca's veteran defenders will be tested tonight by Vista del Lago's multi-threat attack in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...

May 17, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Manteca gets rematch with D3 runner-up

Getting swept by East Union this week may have caused Valley Oak League champion Manteca (19-7) to slide in the seedings for the Sac-Joaquin Section ...

May 13, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


STUNNER

Career win No. 400 will have to wait for Sierra head coach Manuel Pires.

May 13, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


EU, Ripon top seeds; Sierra, Manteca in D4

East Union beat Oakdale in a coin flip Thursday to get the No. 1 seed for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs.

May 13, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Ripon avoids upset in 8-inning TVL finale

MOUNTAIN HOUSE - With the outright Trans-Valley League title already clinched, Ripon completed a perfect run Wednesday but had to hold off last-place Mountain House 6-5 ...

May 12, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Two goals more than enough for dominant Manteca

Top-seeded Manteca dominated in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff opener on Tuesday, though the 2-0 final against visiting Ceres may indicate otherwise.

May 11, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


HEAT IS ON

Nothing is settled yet in the final week of the Valley Oak League.

May 10, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


FANTASTIC FOUR

There won't be third meeting between rivals Manteca and Sierra in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.

May 07, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


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