The Ripon Senior Babe Ruth all-stars just missed out on a berth to the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament this past weekend in Hollister.
Bret Wilson's first and only season on the Sierra High track and field team started promising but ended in heartbreak.
Spreckels Park Little League's 13-14-year-old all-stars landed the first blow, but it Tracy National delivered the knockout blow in a District 67 Tournament consolation-bracket contest at Sierra High Friday.
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.
TRACY - In a sloppy season opener totaling eight turnovers and few offensive highlights, Lathrop running back Michael Ramos made the biggest play as the Spartans ...
Coming off a historic season, Sierra isn't thinking about championships going into Friday's 2016 opener at Ripon.
Emma Broderick couldn't pass up the chance to attend what she called her "dream college."
RIPON - Ripon's water polo program enjoyed an historic 2015 campaign despite depth issues.
One of Kim Brooks' greatest motivations for coaching is her own regret.
STOCKTON - In dire need of a new volleyball coach, it turned out Weston Ranch athletic director Craig Bingham didn't need to search far to ...
Adrienne Beltrami would have been more than happy to spend the rest of her coaching career with Ripon High, but she could not pass up ...
East Union's nine-year run as Valley Oak League champion in girls golf may be in jeopardy.
Vincent Avina isn't as active as he wants to be in the ring, but "The Beast" makes it count when he does step into ...
Often described as "old school," Joe Miller was a no-nonsense leader who expected the best effort from his players on the field and beyond it.
First-year head coach Chris Musseman is putting his own stamp on Ripon's football program.
Seth Davis is reminded of a painful end to the 2015 season every morning when he goes on his run.
Joe Pirillo needed just one season to change the culture of Lathrop High's football team.
Eric Reis can't wait to see how his players fare in pads.
East Union has higher expectations after a 3-7 finish in 2015 with an experienced core of third-year varsity seniors returning.