Lathrop High's softball team overcame a slow start and nearly came back to beat visiting Ripon in an 8-7 nonleague loss on Monday.
East Union's girls soccer team had a strong showing in the Pitman Extreme Spring Tournament last Friday and Saturday, finishing with three wins and a tie in four matches.
With two of its top three players still competing for the school's playoff basketball team, Ripon High's golf squad managed to escape Manteca Park Golf Course with a 231-235 nonleague victory over host Manteca Monday.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's boys basketball team reaped the benefits of having a first-round bye in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs, taking the opportunity to both rest and scout the competition.
The thought of Ripon and Riverbank meeting in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV semifinal would have been unfathomable at the start of the season.
For Julianna Triplett, the road is looking somewhat familiar.
Shalane Jackson and the rest of the East Union girls basketball team went out with a bang Thursday.
STOCKTON - Two wins.
RIPON - Cole Herrin has been Mr. Reliable from the foul line for Ripon High.
Lathrop High's first boys basketball postseason run was short-lived.
East Union's girls basketball team made its 12th straight appearance in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs Tuesday night.
The Lancer Youth Wrestling Club returned home from Ceres with four San Joaquin Wrestling Association Tournament titles Sunday.
To make it to the semifinal round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs would be a major accomplishment for the three Valley Oak League girls teams in the bracket.
Scott Thomason lives by the one-game-at-a-time mantra.
The Sac-Joaquin Section's top-ranked 182-pounder coasted to a SJS Division V Tournament title Saturday at Hughson High.
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.
After splitting innings with an elder teammate for two seasons, Danielle Sperry finally had her shot at carrying the load as the workhorse pitching ace for Ripon High's softball team.