The Ripon Babe Ruth 16-18-year-old all-stars picked up some momentum in the Central California State Tournament in Hollister with Friday's 11-3 rout of Tracy.
MOUNTAIN HOUSE - Northgate Little League's 9-10-year-old all-stars overcame a 5-0 first-inning deficit to upend crosstown rival Manteca 12-9 and advance to the winners-bracket semifinal of the District 67 Tournament Thursday at Wicklund Park.
Tyler Scharnow's seven-inning pitching gem was spoiled in Ripon Babe Ruth's 2-1 loss to San Benito in the first-round of the 16-18-year-old Central California State Tournament Thursday in Hollister.
Often one of the littlest players on the pitch, Isela Rivera draws attention from opposing defenses and spectators with her big game and big personality.
The Manteca Little League 11-year-old all-stars began their District 67 Tournament run with a dominating 19-2 win over crosstown rival Spreckels Park at Paul Weston Park in Stockton Saturday. They went on to edge tourney host Weston Ranch 4-3 to set up a date with Salida in the winners-bracket semifinal.
Golf legend Bobby Jones famously said, "I never learned anything from a match that I won."
A brash 11-year-old once declared that he will one day be the No. 1 boys tennis player for Manteca High.
At 6-foot-7, 220 pounds, James Nunnally envisions himself as an off guard who can also run some point and play both forward positions in the NBA.
The Modesto Twins competed a season sweep of Ripon Babe Ruth's senior-division squad with a 5-4 victory Tuesday at Mistlin Park.
LATHROP - Alex Gouveia got Manteca Little League's major Giants off to a fast start.
Alex Gouveia set the tone with a leadoff homer, and Jacob Moon twirled a four-inning shutout in the Manteca Giants' 10-0 mercy-shortened drubbing of the Spreckels Park Angels at Mossdale Landing Community Park Monday.
Manteca Little League's minor Giants are on their way to the final round of the District 67 Tournament of Champions after beating the Weston Ranch Dodgers 10-4 Friday at Brock Elliot School.
The Manteca Rangers outscored opponents 19-1 to capture the Nevada Zephyr Cup's under-13 girls championship last weekend in Reno.
Amy Haapanen ended up 2 feet and 11 inches away from realizing her dream.
With one more hurdle to clear, Manteca Little League's minor division Giants are taking the long road to the District 67 Tournament of Champions final round.
LODI - The sting of defeat may linger for John DeVisser, Ripon Christian's fiery baseball coach who endured his fair share losses for the Knights ...
Manteca is going back to where it made history two years ago.
ELK GROVE - Isaias Hunter and Bikram Thiara are bound for the 98th annual CIF State Track & Field Championships.
SACRAMENTO - Knee injuries kept Tyler-Graves Kelso from participating in previous championship runs.
SACRAMENTO - To repeat as Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champions, East Union would have needed to win three straight elimination games and beat the winners-bracket finalist ...
In a span of three days, Scott Tolman broke his own school records and reaffirmed his status as an All-American while twice medaling in the ...
STOCKTON - Penalty-kick shootouts require "no skill" and hinges on "luck," if you ask Rio Americano coach Chris Hall.
Manteca head coach Justin Coenenberg tried to find fault in his team at halftime of the Buffaloes' Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal with visiting Vista ...
Coming off four straight shutouts, Manteca's veteran defenders will be tested tonight by Vista del Lago's multi-threat attack in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...
Getting swept by East Union this week may have caused Valley Oak League champion Manteca (19-7) to slide in the seedings for the Sac-Joaquin Section ...
Career win No. 400 will have to wait for Sierra head coach Manuel Pires.
East Union beat Oakdale in a coin flip Thursday to get the No. 1 seed for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs.
MOUNTAIN HOUSE - With the outright Trans-Valley League title already clinched, Ripon completed a perfect run Wednesday but had to hold off last-place Mountain House 6-5 ...
Top-seeded Manteca dominated in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff opener on Tuesday, though the 2-0 final against visiting Ceres may indicate otherwise.
Nothing is settled yet in the final week of the Valley Oak League.