The East Union girls soccer team continued its dominant start to the Valley Oak League season with a 3-0 win over Kimball in Tracy Wednesday.
TRACY - Iyana Hughes helped Sierra's softball team take an early lead with her bat.
Sarah Phillips squared off with state champions and All-Americans in the USA Wrestling Girls Folkstyle Nationals last weekend at Oklahoma City University.
East Union is one step closer to capturing its first Valley Oak League girls soccer championship since 2001 after an impressive 4-0 win over defending champion Oakdale Monday at Dino Cunial Field.
Sierra High's girls soccer team capped its brutal four-match stretch to start the Valley Oak League season with a much-needed 1-0 victory over visiting Kimball.
Jack Thomson's 500th career victory came with little drama, but it didn't make it any less special.
Three Lancers each won two individual events to lead East Union's swim team to an 87-71 triumph over shorthanded Sierra in a Valley Oak League dual meet Friday.
Manteca High's boys tennis team had no letdown following a big win, shutting out crosstown rival East Union 9-0 at home Friday.
The 4x400 relay teams were separated by two seconds.
Manteca High's boys tennis team has sole possession for first place in the Valley Oak League after beating Weston Ranch 7-2 on the road Thursday.
Armando Torres led a contingent of seven grapplers representing the Lancer Youth Wrestling Club in the USA Wrestling Kids Folkstyle State Championships on March 16-18.
The 0-0 outcome isn't surprising.
Led by Kyle Colyn's 2-over-par 37, Ripon Christian's boys golf team defeated in-town rival Ripon 220-228 in their annual nonleague contest at Spring Creek Country Club.
Undefeated Escalon completed its nonleague sweep of the three Manteca schools Tuesday with a 1-0 win over visiting East Union. The Cougars (7-0) previously downed Manteca High and Sierra.
The duel between the Valley Oak League's remaining undefeated boys tennis teams is set.
RIPON - A devastating knee injury derailed Jacqui Uecker's senior season at Ripon High, but she remained positive that her ultimate dream of playing volleyball for a four-year university would eventually come to fruition.
By JONAMAR JACINTO
Paul Lyons finished strong in his junior season for the Sacramento State men's track and field team, but it wasn't quite good enough for him to make his first appearance in the NCAA Championships.
STOCKTON - Ripon High shortstop Jarrod Andrews made the defensive play of the game, and it was he who scored the final run to end the 25th Annual High School All-Star Baseball Classic at Delta College's Nick Cecchetti Field on Friday.
Three of seven hits were triples for the Manteca Little League Tigers, who ran away from Tracy American 14-5 Tuesday in the quarterfinal round of the District 67 Minors Tournament of Champions at Brock Elliot School.
Brian Goulart and his East Union softball team aren't done celebrating yet.
STOCKTON - John Ward doesn't have fond memories of Sierra.
STOCKTON - Since taking over his alma mater in 2002, Manteca High head coach Eric Reis has built a winning program steeped in tradition anchored by dominant linemen.
STOCKTON - Steven Martinez, a bull of a lineman at 5-foot-11, 290 pounds, couldn't wait between turns to go toe-to-toe with other touted linemen from the county.
The area's two qualifiers for the CIF State Track & Field Championships ended their high school careers in the preliminary round Friday in Clovis.
Isaac Searcy threw all but two pitches for the Cardinals and hit a pair of doubles to help defeat the Red Sox 6-3 on Friday for the Manteca Little League major division championship.
Cherish Burks, Darian Van Der Maaten, Leo Soto and 11 other recent graduates from the Manteca area will don their high school jerseys one last time.
Hayden Beier was the lone three-event winner in individual races for the Manteca Dolphins, who placed second in a Mid-Valley League tri-meet at the Ervin Zador Aquatics Center in Ripon last Saturday, May 30.
Aysia Cortez added another achievement to her already-impressive 2015 run on the wrestling mat.
Nine players from the Ripon and Ripon Christian baseball teams earned all-league honors, with Indians junior Angelo Baciocco getting the nod for the Most Valuable Offensive Player in the Trans-Valley League.