The Sierra High boys basketball team has history of success in the Robert Dominik Fuchs Memorial Holiday Classic hosted by Columbia College in Sonora.
TRACY - Sharon Washington flirted with a rare quadruple double, but she alone wasn't the reason why Manteca High's girls basketball team trounced Mills of Millbrae 60-34 in the first round of the Tom Hawkins/Tracy Breakfast Lions Tournament Monday.
Robert Ladiges' coronation as the Valley Oak League's Most Valuable Player in 2010 came with little surprise.
Cruz Hernandez's value to the East Union High boys soccer team can't be measured by the amount of goals he scores, or the ones that he assists.
Everything East Union likes to do, Armijo did better in a wildly-entertaining non-league girls basketball game Thursday at Dalben Center.
Ripon High cross country head coach Paul Calkins and assistant Jill McPherson saw something in Jessica Betancourt that she herself did not.
TRACY - Weston Ranch High's boys basketball team bolted out to a 12-0 lead against Johansen of Modesto in a semifinal game of the 22nd Annual Tracy Winter Holiday Classic Wednesday, but the sizzling start wasn't necessarily a good thing.
Ricky Morris was a few steps from extending his 2009 season by another 5,000 meters.
Shalane Jackson lassoed 20 rebounds to go with 14 points, but she was on the bench with five foul as East Union High's girls basketball team went into overtime against visiting Grace Davis of Modesto Tuesday.
TRACY - The youth and inexperience of rebuilding Linden and fledgling Lathrop were painfully evident in their Tracy Winter Holiday Classic consolation-bracket clash at West High Tuesday.
Sierra High's girls basketball team had a chance to get even with Ripon Monday but lost 46-34 in the first round of the Cosumnes Oaks Classic in Elk Grove.
TRACY - File this one under the "and it wasn't that close" category.
The early-season struggles continued for Manteca High's boys basketball team Friday in the winner's-bracket semifinal of the Anderson Holiday Invitational.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's girls basketball team may have lost do-it-all forward Kelsey Tillema to graduation, but the Knights have gained depth.
Sierra High's boys basketball team struggled to convert shots taken inside the 3-point arc Tuesday against visiting Ripon.
Ripon High girls golf coach Eric Dambrosio was encouraged by what he saw from his young team in Tuesday's Valley Foothill League North Division opener.
Weston Ranch isn't going to surprise anybody this year.
Ripon Christian has re-established itself as a force among Sac-Joaquin Section small-school powers following eight straight losing seasons.
The Ripon High boys soccer team didn't just lose the area's top player from a year ago.
Manteca was supposed to help break in Levi's Stadium next Friday, Aug. 29.
Justin Coenenberg is calling all former Buffaloes to reunite at Manteca High's Guss Schmiedt Field this Friday.
Alex Hernandez slowed to a jog and eventually a brisk walk while running sprints with his Manteca High soccer teammates on Thursday.
The fall sports season is officially underway for local high schools.
Kyle Alexander shattered records once again in his final tune-up for the International Powerlifting League Worlds.
Dakota Conners was in Cooperstown, N.Y. serving as an assistant coach for a local youth baseball team competing in a prestigious tournament when he earned his greatest achievement.
Neil MacDannald's coaching resume just got a little longer.
Swimming standout Ty Wells has added four more medals to his growing collection.
Manteca's most accomplished boys basketball player is one of 32 inductees into the 2014 class of the Sac Joaquin Section Hall of Fame.
John Hitchcock said it best in front of a small and energetic gathering held at the CrossFit Excel gym Friday night:
It won't take long for Ripon to see what it's made of.