Manteca High's girls tennis team began the second half of the Valley Oak League schedule with a commanding 9-0 win over visiting Sonora Thursday.
Back from an infection that kept her out of Sierra's three previous Valley Oak League matches, 6-foot-1 middle blocker Allie Walljasper was understandably wearing down during the Timberwolves' five-set marathon against visiting Weston Ranch Thursday.
Ripon Christian's volleyball team had little trouble dispatching Le Grand at home Thursday 25-13, 15-19, 25-12.
Most of the Trans-Valley League's best athletes will converge on Modesto Christian's Roy Blakely Field this Friday.
Manteca High's cross country program had a strong showing in the Bret Harte Frogtown Invitational at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds in Angels Camp this past Saturday.
Ryan Torres' string of first-place finishes in Trans-Valley League cross country meets ended Wednesday at Modesto's Tuolumne River/Legion Park.
Manteca High's boys soccer team is perfect no more, but the Buffaloes were jubilant after their hard-fought 1-1 stalemate with visiting Lathrop at Guss Schmiedt Field Tuesday.
Freshman Brooke Riley edged out fellow Lancer Brittany Ugalino by a stroke for low-medalist recognition, and the tandem led East Union to a 224-263 victory over crosstown rival Sierra Tuesday at Manteca Park Golf Course.
Sierra's coaches are treating its 2-2 tie at Sonora like a victory.
RIPON - Riverbank's defense of its 2011 Trans-Valley League boys soccer crown continued with a third consecutive blowout victory Monday at Ripon Elementary.
Manteca High's volleyball team had to grind it out to take Game 1 from host Sierra on Monday.
First-year coach Chris Bauer is hoping his Weston Ranch volleyball team's three-game win (26-24, 25-20, 25-22) over visiting East Union is a sign of things to come.
Sierra High's girls tennis team had a successful two-day run in the round-robin Freedom Invitational in Oakley.
Ripon Christian made its statement loud and clear Friday.
Oakdale ran two plays in the fourth quarter - a punt to get the running clock going, and a kneel-down from quarterback Spencer Thomas on the Mustang 5-yard line as time expired at Sierra's Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium Friday.
Patience paid off for Devi Coglio.
Leah Manuleleua ended her scoring drought against East Union on Wednesday, but more importantly she helped Manteca put a halt to a decade-long stretch without ...
PATTERSON - With several of his players not competing in the Valley Oak League Tournament last week, Manteca head coach Frank Fontana was concerned his Buffaloes ...
RIPON - This isn't the same Hughson team that claimed the last five Sac-Joaquin Section Division V titles, but Ripon's 10-0 mercy-shortened win over ...
RIPON - Ripon made quick work of visiting Orestimba in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Team Tennis playoffs on Monday, cruising to a ...
East Union lost a pitcher's duel to Central Catholic on Wednesday.
Two days after pitching a perfect game against rival Manteca, Sierra ace Lindsey Walljasper didn't get the nod for the Timberwolves' rematch with once-beaten ...
Central Catholic found out firsthand last week that there is no quit in Manteca.
TRACY - Scott Tolman made school history during his outstanding junior season.
A Ripon High graduate and former coach at her alma mater, Jocelyn Benziger will now lead the volleyball team next door.
It has been seven years since Sierra last won a Valley Oak League championship, the longest title drought under longtime coach Manuel Pires.
Weston Ranch senior point guard Jaelen Ragsdale has been recognized as the top Division III player in the state by Cal-Hi Sports.
Manuel Pires wiped his forehead with the back of his hand, smiled and breathed a sigh of relief.
RIPON - Travis Vander Molen looked at his tragic knee injury as a blessing in disguise.
There was no letting up from Sierra this time around.