Manteca High's baseball team nearly had a perfect start to its 2013 season Friday.
RIPON - Ripon Christian overcame Delta Charter's energy and aggression with composure and discipline on Friday.
RIPON - Jenny Wickham might be a little sore this morning.
The Manteca area's three remaining boys basketball teams are a win away from advancing to the Sac-Joaquin Section semifinals and the California Interscholastic Federation Regional Championships.
RIPON - Snow blocked the path from Angels Camp to the Central Valley for Bret Harte's girls basketball team Tuesday, postponing its Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV playoff opener with No. 5 Ripon.
Casa Roble's imposing front line of 6-foot-10 Eric Stuteville and his 6-8 brother Mason is already a handful for opposing teams, but when 5-9 guard Jess Baucum gets it going the Rams are even tougher to stop.
Weston Ranch was the only Valley Oak League girls basketball team willing to challenge three-time champion Manteca High with a full-court press.
The Valley Oak League does not want Central Catholic.
Weston Ranch claimed the Valley Oak League championship outright in 2011. Sierra followed with one of its own in 2012.
The Valley Oak League's top two girls basketball teams are set to encounter the best two from the Tri-County Conference in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-III playoffs next Tuesday.
Manteca High squeaked into the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III boys basketball playoffs as the 16th and final seed, joining three fellow Manteca Unified schools in the bracket.
Since the Feb. 4 release of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoff basketball power ratings, Ripon High's girls squad won its last three Trans-Valley League contests including an upset of mighty Modesto Christian.
Lathrop High's girls basketball team are likely to come up short of its very first Sac-Joaquin Section playoff appearance, but it at least got to end the season on a high note.
Ripon is in wait-and-see mode following a 60-45 victory over Orestimba in Newman Tuesday.
Head coach Brett Lewis is hopeful that his East Union boys basketball team is peaking in time for the start of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
Tydus Verhoeven stood underneath one of the basketball goals at the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca and Lathrop gymnasium.
Yok Eyh Ma said there were "a mix of emotions" having to face his younger brother, Yok Whai, in the Valley Oak League Doubles Tournament ...
LATHROP - Manteca was like all the other boys volleyball teams in the Valley Oak League at the start of the season; a ragtag group of ...
A strong burst of wind blew toward right field just a few seconds too late for Sierra.
Tawny Deerinck is a big part of Manteca High's resurgence in softball, and she aims to help head coach Ashley Carter turn things around ...
Loretta Kakala made no effort to hold back the tears after playing her last game for the Manteca High girls basketball team.
Tydus Verhoeven's "long journey" for the Manteca High boys basketball team ended with heartache, but it's far outweighed by the many highlights that ...
A sophomore who has already committed to Notre Dame, Sierra forward Jadyn Shinn wants to leave her mark on a team she speaks of in ...
Eddie Aguilar didn't always score goals in bunches during his senior campaign with Sierra, but he had a knack for coming up with the ...
Two days after ending a lengthy losing streak to one of the Valley Oak League's perennial contenders, Manteca halted another on Friday when it ...
Sierra High's boys soccer team was stopped short of earning its first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section banner four weeks ago, dropping an exciting Division IV final ...
The big fish in a small pond proved she could swim in an ocean of sharks Wednesday.
Just one match into the Valley Oak League season, Kevin Bolding already deems it to be a success for his Manteca High boys volleyball team.
Branden Rullan may have fallen short of his ultimate goal, but he'll leave Sierra High as its most accomplished wrestler to date.
Sierra appeared ready to finally bust out against Rafa Lara and visiting McNair in a nonleague contest Thursday, loading the bases with no out in ...