Sierra High shored up city bragging rights by beating rival host East Union 4-2 at Dino Cunial Field Thursday, but the third horse in town, Manteca, still has the upper hand in the Valley Oak League title race.
The weather conditions were far from ideal for golf. But it did help alleviate some of the pressure during the Tony Horton Invitational at Manteca Park Golf Course Wednesday, leading to comic relief, with drivers being flung into fairways from slippery hands, and ultimately some impressive scores. "In this kind of weather your scores tend to be much higher," East Union coach Dennis Wells said. "Your grip is slipping, you're cold, you're wet and the ...
This time, Manteca High's soccer team was ready for Wafa Hafed and the Weston Ranch Cougars.
Oakdale High girls soccer coach Alfredo Quiroga couldn't remember the last time his team beat perennial Valley Oak League powerhouse Sierra after Tuesday's 3-1 stunner at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Spotted a one-run lead early and backed by a rare defensive gem by her Manteca High teammates, Mariah Navarro had the most confidence she's had in the pitcher's circle all season going into the top of the seventh inning against visiting rival Sierra.
Sierra High softball ace Gabby Hawkins has given East Union fits over the past two years, even outdueling four-time Bulletin All-Area MVP Erin Arevalo, now a starter for the University of Georgia, in a 3-2 upset win in 2008.
Manuel Pires called his Sierra High soccer team "a work in progress" following a huge 3-0 victory over visiting rival Manteca Thursday.
By JONAMAR JACINTO Sports editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Tevani Liotard used to pride herself on playing multiple sports in high school and college, and her teenage daughters have followed in her footsteps. Now, the 44-year-old and her eldest child, Mahlynn, 19, are tackling a new challenge. The Liotards play for the Modesto Maniax of the Independent Women's Football League, and the team will begin the 2010 campaign Saturday night starting at 7 at ...
All Sierra High's baseball team could do Tuesday was tip its hat and look forward to the rematch.
The East Union High soccer team's potentially explosive attack was given a wake-up call when it suffered its first Valley Oak League loss by a 2-0 count last Thursday against rival Manteca.
It may sound odd, but 19-year-old Mantecan Jake Commeau's ultimate goal is to play Division-I ice hockey for a four-year university.
RIPON - Robbie DeVries had quite the act to follow. Clayton Prins' perfect game in Ripon Christian's 3-0 stunner over Modesto Christian Wednesday had area baseball fans hung over from the buzz Thursday when the Knights met traditional powerhouse Escalon. DeVries' bid for perfection Thursday against Escalon's vaunted lineup ended just three pitches in when leadoff hitter Josh Miguel singled off a 0-2 pitch. He worked his way out of the jam and continued the ...
LOCKEFORD - Ripon High's boys golf team may be hitting its stride, and it couldn't have come at a better time.
Spring break isn't about rest and relaxation under the sun for East Union High's girls soccer team this week.
ESCALON - Ripon High's girls soccer team completed the first third of its Trans Valley League schedule unscathed with a 3-1 victory over Escalon Monday.
Jim Agostini refuses to use youth as an excuse.
Sierra was unable to recover from a slow start in its 57-52 loss to Golden Valley in Merced this past Saturday.
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STOCKTON - Rain. Running clock. Ring.
Jacob LeDon is arguably the best player that few outside of Manteca High's football team know about.
Olivia Vezaldenos and the East Union girls basketball team started the season with a bang Thursday in Modesto.
Brandon Dabney hopes to be the speed bump that slows down the lightningrod receiver nicknamed "Wheels."
Three area wrestling teams had rough season-opening duals Wednesday night.
LATHROP - Lathrop High's boys basketball team showed flashes of how good it can be under first-year head coach Nathan McGrath in Tuesday's 60-36 victory over Stagg.
Andrew Brown scored eight touchdowns as a freshman on Ripon Christian's sophomore team in 2010.
Manteca High's football team is playing a 14th game for the first time ever.
Strength trumped speed Friday at Guss Schmiedt Field.
Four area runners are chasing history Saturday in the CIF State Cross Country Championships.
RIPON - Kody Day, a disruptive force on Ripon High's defensive line at 6-foot-2, 225 pounds, does not back down from a challenge.
Regina Dias' comeback to the volleyball court was a successful one.