Five years ago, the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes were the talk of the town, but much of the talk wasn't good.
It's been a stressful past few weeks for Manteca Chargers president Jon Shaefer.
Andrew Bonner's phenomenal summer run continued last week with an outstanding effort in the 39th annual Junior America's Cup at Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, Colo.
The 2009 season may have marked the beginning of the end for one of Manteca's oldest youth football and cheer organizations.
One of the most pressure-packed moments in sports is the sudden-death playoff hole in golf.
Jacob Gomes earned the third win of his sophomore season in the Spears SRL Southwest Tour last Saturday.
Trevor Smith and Juliana Triplett of the Ripon Tribe Wrestling Club fell short of their goals at the ASICA/Vaughan Junior & Cadet National Championships this past week.
The Ripon Rampage softball program left its mark in the 2011 National Softball Association Western World Series in Sacramento and Elk Grove earlier this week.
It turns out that Belmont/Redwood Shores Little League of San Mateo has two pitching aces at its disposal.
While Alex Nuanez was looking to the future, his dad and coach, Alex Sr., took a quick glimpse at the past.
Sixteen-year-old Mantecan Will Brink posted his best round of the summer when he won the Oakdale Rotary Junior Classic at Oakdale Golf and Country Club Monday.
Andrew Bonner's exhausting summer schedule is about to get busier.
Manteca Baseball Club's run toward a Mattingly World Series berth ended Wednesday at Beyer High in Modesto, but it was an impressive run nonetheless.
DANVILLE - The game fittingly ended with two spectacular diving grabs in left field.
Demitrius Snaer went out with a bang.
Weston Ranch is heading to the championship game in one of the Central Section's most prestigious tournaments.
Cody Norman is back with his alma mater, coaching the Laguna Creek girls basketball team in Elk Grove.
Livingston buried three 3-pointers to lead 9-0 at the start of its nonleague game at Manteca High's Winter Gymnasium Friday night.
RIPON - Ripon Christian may no longer be in the Southern League for basketball, but its growing rivalry with Mariposa lives on.
TRACY - Ryan Tarr had seen enough.
TRACY - With four reserves checking in at the scorer's table, Lathrop coach Nathan McGrath left them with one simple message:
Unhappy with his team's defensive effort in its last outing, Manteca coach Brett Lewis challenged the Buffaloes tighten things up for their first-round contest with Merced in the Running with the Pack Tournament held at Cosumnes Oaks of Elk Grove on Thursday.
East Union blew out its first four opponents by 20 or more points, including a 53-25 shelling of Ripon Christian in a Foundation Game.
They may be young, but the Manteca Buffaloes are proving to be fast learners.
STOCKTON - Sierra's uneven effort of late was bound to catch up to the Timberwolves.
Weston Ranch mounted a late charge but came up short in a 53-50 loss to Merced in the semifinal round of the 37th Annual Tony Contreras Delta Queen Classic at Stagg High on Friday.
With intentions of challenging his team, Manteca head coach Brett Lewis sent out an email to coaches from the Bay Area and Sacramento region in the offseason to set up a nonleague game.
Elisabeth Alexander wasn't entirely satisfied with her effort Thursday in the first round of the 37th Annual Tony Contreras Delta Queen Classic at Stagg High.
Cortez Martial Arts was well represented in two recent tournaments.
Much has changed in the Southern League volleyball ranks, but one thing has remained the same: Ripon Christian still rules this court.