Lathrop High's wrestling squad won the final four matches to stun visiting Escalon 41-35 in a nonleague double-dual meet hosted by the Spartans on Wednesday. Chavez of Stockton was also present but did not face Lathrop due to time constraints.
The new and improved Shalane Jackson has a little more bounce to her step, plays with a little more fire in her belly and displays a little more touch in her shooting stroke.
East Union High's wrestling team nearly came away with two victories in a non-league double dual hosted by St. Mary's of Stockton on Wednesday.
It didn't take long for sophomores Kelsey Alexander and Morgan Carrico to make an impact in their first varsity season for Ripon High's girls basketball team.
The Manteca Jaguars varsity team didn't finish the 2011 season empty-handed after missing out on a chance to play in the Cen-Cal Junior Football League Super Bowl.
With experience, size, speed, talent and depth, the 2011-12 Weston Ranch boys basketball team has the goods to make a run at its first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section championship.
Tia Tuuga traded her green garb for the red.
The varsity Super Bowl of the first-year NorCal All-American Youth Football League pitted the Manteca Cowboys' high-octane offense against the Weston Ranch Falcons' lockdown defense.
The Alger twins are proof that years and money spent on year-round club volleyball experience isn't necessary to succeed in the sport.
Ripon Christian will make its fifth straight appearance in the California Interscholastic Federation State Championships today.
The junior varsity squad of the Lathrop Jr. Spartans made history this past Saturday.
Andrew Brown is the owner of two single-season rushing records for Ripon Christian as a sophomore. And junior quarterback Danny Vos is an electric playmaker, both as a passer and a scrambler.
Alumni games are making a comeback in Manteca these days.
Ripon Christian's volleyball team will venture to familiar territory today.
Shierelle Jackson would have been a proud mama.
Jamie DeBruyn takes a defense-first approach to soccer, so it is no surprise that he nominated Ripon High senior defender Zaire Davis for the Trans-Valley League's MVP award.
FAIR OAKS - Anthony Santiago scratched on his final attempt in Friday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division II-III shot put final at Bella Vista High.
Sierra junior Scott Tolman established himself as one of the state's top swimmers Friday at the Clovis Olympic Swim Complex.
There was plenty of star power to go around in the loaded Valley Oak League this past girls soccer season, but one stood above the rest to the coaches.
Ripon freshman Taylor Werner is advancing to the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters track and field meet in three events, while Ellie Waters and Brandon Roma both qualified in two events.
SACRAMENTO - Sierra wasn't at its best in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal series with Yuba City, but the Timberwolves' best may not have been good enough.
STOCKTON - Ripon went down swinging against Dixon pitching ace Tyler MacKenzie.
The decorated careers of Mike Lopez and Yok Jing Ma came to an end Tuesday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Individual Tournament.
Freshman Taylor Werner was Ripon High's top performer in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV-V Preliminaries Tuesday at CSU Stanislaus.
The East Union softball and Sierra and Ripon baseball teams are all seeking revenge in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
The Walljasper family just had a Saturday to remember.
Five months ago, Ronnie Green cobbled together a soccer team consisting of Manteca Unified rivals with a few more from Stockton.
STOCKTON - From milestone wins to program scoring records, Manteca High girls soccer head coach Justin Coenenberg reminded his players of all they've accomplished this season while standing on the center circle at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
The Ripon and Sierra baseball teams will have to win two straight on the same night to advance to the final round of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
STOCKTON - Sierra lost three NCAA Division I scholarship players to graduation over the past two years, while Nick Olmo stepped down as the winningest coach in program history.