The anticipated realignment of Sac-Joaquin Section conferences won't come to pass until the 2010-11 school year, but changes to the football playoff format has been approved to begin this fall.
It's Day 3 of Sarah Phillips' transition from New Haven School 8th grader to East Union High freshman.
Dominique Barnes left one successful program and will go to another.
Forty-four-year-old Mantecan Rob de Groot sacrificed plenty just to prepare for last Saturday's 20th Full Vineman Triathlon, the oldest independent Ironman event in the country, in Sonoma County.
The Manteca Area Soccer League hosted a player development camp Wednesday at Woodward Park.
Andy Scott spent months looking for the right fit, turning down scholarship offers from NCAA Division I and II teams after graduating from Sierra High in May.
There was no dilemma for 2007 East Union High alumnus Dustin Pfaff.
Emily Silvia figured that her softball career was close to being over.
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All McDouglas Osakue wanted was an opportunity to continue doing what he loves most after graduating from Sierra High in 2007.
TURLOCK - Led by seven high-point winners, including an impressive 1-2-3 sweep in the 6-under girls division, the Ripon Sea Lions dominated in claiming the Mid-Valley Swim League Championships title Saturday at Pitman High.
Matthew Guerrero hits the books harder than he does his opponents.
LIVERMORE - Weston Ranch Little League's 13-14-year-old all-stars went from nearly tying the game to being blown completely out of it.
LIVERMORE -Union City was figured to be the team to beat in the California Little League Section 3 Junior Division Tournament.
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.
STOCKTON - Vincent Avina began his amateur boxing career at age 9.