This time the East Union boys basketball team finished what it started.
Weston Ranch's girls basketball team could not climb out of an early hole in an 80-67 loss to the Christian Brothers Tournament host Thursday.
Lathrop High's wrestling squad won the final four matches to stun visiting Escalon 41-35 in a nonleague double-dual meet hosted by the Spartans on Wednesday. Chavez of Stockton was also present but did not face Lathrop due to time constraints.
The new and improved Shalane Jackson has a little more bounce to her step, plays with a little more fire in her belly and displays a little more touch in her shooting stroke.
East Union High's wrestling team nearly came away with two victories in a non-league double dual hosted by St. Mary's of Stockton on Wednesday.
It didn't take long for sophomores Kelsey Alexander and Morgan Carrico to make an impact in their first varsity season for Ripon High's girls basketball team.
The Manteca Jaguars varsity team didn't finish the 2011 season empty-handed after missing out on a chance to play in the Cen-Cal Junior Football League Super Bowl.
With experience, size, speed, talent and depth, the 2011-12 Weston Ranch boys basketball team has the goods to make a run at its first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section championship.
Tia Tuuga traded her green garb for the red.
The varsity Super Bowl of the first-year NorCal All-American Youth Football League pitted the Manteca Cowboys' high-octane offense against the Weston Ranch Falcons' lockdown defense.
The Alger twins are proof that years and money spent on year-round club volleyball experience isn't necessary to succeed in the sport.
Ripon Christian will make its fifth straight appearance in the California Interscholastic Federation State Championships today.
The junior varsity squad of the Lathrop Jr. Spartans made history this past Saturday.
Andrew Brown is the owner of two single-season rushing records for Ripon Christian as a sophomore. And junior quarterback Danny Vos is an electric playmaker, both as a passer and a scrambler.
Alumni games are making a comeback in Manteca these days.
SACRAMENTO - Hunter Johnson and Daniel Wyatt weren't at full strength to begin with.
SACRAMENTO - It was at this gym two years ago that Weston Ranch missed an opportunity to face Valley Oak League nemesis Sierra for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III championship.
Sierra already proved to be the best in the Valley Oak League for a fourth straight season.
The Manteca High girls soccer team cruised to its second win in as many days on Saturday, as five different players scored a goal in its 6-0 rout of visiting Chavez.
Rio Americano is a guard-oriented team that uses deadeye shooting, overall speed and unselfishness to overcome its deficiencies in the post.
It took less than an hour for Manteca to get its first official match out of the way Friday.
Help wanted: East Union seeking suitable training partners for blossoming 220-pound wrestler.
PATTERSON - Patterson head coach Elizabeth Tolleson burned two timeouts in the first three-plus minutes of the fourth quarter to give her overtaxed players a breather.
CERES - Young, yes, but these Cougars from Weston Ranch are far from inexperienced.
STOCKTON - Rosemont stifled Weston Ranch's guards early and fully controlled the tempo in Tuesday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division III opener.
Inconsistency on offense has plagued Ripon all season, and the 14th-seeded Indians battled through the shooting yips once again in their Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV opener at No. 3 West Campus.
Ripon Christian's first-round opponent?
Weston Ranch hadn't lost back-to-back games all season until it dropped its final two in the Valley Oak League.
George Contente looked at West Campus and Colfax as potential opponents first round opponents for his Ripon High girls basketball team.
Daniel Ruiz made five straight free throws in the final minute, 30 seconds, helping host Golden West edge previously-undefeated Sequoia 48-47 in Tuesday's thrilling Manteca Unified Student Trust small-school boys basketball championship game.