Spring sports athletes were hard at work while most of their classmates took Presidents' Day off on Monday in preparation for the coming season. The first official day of practice was last Feb. 10, and area teams will begin scrimmages Saturday. First official games begin on Saturday in the Sac-Joaquin Section.
WESTON RANCH - East Union High heavyweight Devon Woodall's goals moving forward are simple.
Ernie Pimentel was the last of the Manteca High boys basketball players to hop off the ladder with a piece of history in hand.
Sharon Washington hit the big shot to help Manteca High's girls basketball team beat Sierra the first time the two teams met, and she was at it again Thursday in the Valley Oak League rematch with postseason berths on the line for both squads.
Manteca resident and St. Mary's High girls basketball star Chelsea Gray has garnered nationwide attention and the accolades that come with it, but the latest tops them all.
Manteca Unified has been well represented in the heavyweight division in recent years, and East Union High junior Devon Woodall will look to keep the trend going in the Valley Oak League Wrestling Championships Saturday at Weston Ranch.
The nets are still hanging from the rims at Dalben Center - for now. East Union High's girls basketball team will save the celebration for its fourth straight Valley Oak League championship and fifth in six years after clinching a share Tuesday with a 60-47 victory over Weston Ranch. East Union (12-1, 20-4 overall) continued another impressive streak by winning its 33rd straight at home, and in doing so avenged its only conference defeat of ...
STOCKTON - It was easy come, easy go for three area grapplers in the first day of the Sac-Joaquin Section Girls Wrestling Invitational at McNair High Friday.
One streak stayed alive Thursday night at Dalben Center, and East Union High's girls basketball team is inching closer to continuing another one.
Reggie Bell's hard work on the football field paid off, but he is also reaping the benefits of hard work in the classroom.
Trevor Nogueira and Jerrod Patton picked a good time to have breakout performances for Sierra High's boys basketball team.
The parity in the Valley Oak League has made for an exciting season for boys and girls basketball, but it also has several teams scrapping for postseason berths according to the first release of the Sac-Joaquin Section's playoff power ratings.
It's all about control for East Union High's girls basketball team these days. The Lancers control their own destiny in their quest for a fourth-straight Valley Oak League championship, and they increased their lead to three games over idle Sonora and Weston Ranch with a 41-33 win at Sierra Monday. East Union (10-1, 18-4 overall) overcame a poor shooting night, foul trouble and a comeback charge mounted by the upset-minded Timberwolves (5-6, 10-11) who were ...
A telling statistical category for Sierra High's boys basketball team this season is points allowed.
RIPON - It took 7 minutes, 34 seconds for Ripon High's girls basketball team to sink its first field goal Thursday - a jumper from the right elbow off the fingertips of Adrianna Mayberry.
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.
Manteca High's football team made amends for the failures of its predecessors the past two weeks.
By JONAMAR JACINTO
The Delta Rebels varsity team did everything it could defensively to stay in the game but score.