Just getting to the dance is a banner accomplishment for the East Union and Manteca volleyball teams.
Eleven 5-5 teams qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs in the Division I-IV brackets.
The Eagles went 4-0 in the year-end tournament Saturday and Sunday to capture the Manteca Area Soccer League under-10 boys title at Woodward Park. The league also celebrated its 30-year anniversary over the weekend.
The Manteca FC under-12 girls soccer team captured the NorCal Premier Cross-Regional Championships with its 6-1 drubbing of El Dorado United SC Eclipse.
The final kick is near for area cross country teams.
Just two days before Sierra's Valley Oak League finale against visiting Weston Ranch Friday, star running back Anthony Cota was in street clothes at practice with a cast protecting his left forearm.
The Marin brothers played their final soccer game together for Manteca High Thursday in the Buffaloes' Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV out-bracket playoff match with visiting Livingston.
Tuesday's wins turned out to be big for the East Union and Manteca volleyball teams.
There will be no surprises when Livingston's boys soccer team visits Manteca High in today's Sac-Joaquin Division-IV playoffs out-bracket game.
Every other year the Sierra-Weston Ranch football rivalry game has meant something for one team or the other.
Two Manteca area teams are in, and three others are on the bubble.
By JONAMAR JACINTO
Kimball put a scare into Manteca High the last time the two met for a Valley Oak League volleyball match.
Ripon Christian's volleyball team completed a second-straight 14-0 run through the Southern League following its four-game victory at Mariposa.
Advancing to the NorCal tournament would have been a long shot for East Union High's girls golf team.
Sierra left it in the hands, or feet, of two senior captains to keep its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title hopes alive in a well-contested ...
Kimball's deadly accuracy from the perimeter trumped the inside dominance of Loretta Kakala and Manteca in this Sac-Joaquin Section Division III quarterfinal pitting Valley ...
Jack Weaver is following in the footsteps of a fellow Lancer, and the tracks lead all the way to Caldwell, Idaho.
Jocelyn Reyes couldn't find the mark on easier opportunities.
Manteca is one step closer to achieving the Buffalo Slam after vanquishing visiting Hiram Johnson 75-46 in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...
A 15-minute delay, sloppy field conditions and stretches of torrential rain did little to slow down East Union in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III opener ...
Six of the seven Sac-Joaquin Section postseason qualifiers from the area will get to enjoy home-field advantage in the opening round next week.
There isn't an easy path to the finals for the three league titlists from the Manteca area.
Syd'Nee Fryer made visits to a handful of NCAA Division I schools, but she found a home in Southern Oregon.
For all that Tydus Verhoeven and Loretta Kakala have accomplished in their four years as varsity basketball standouts, a Valley Oak League title had eluded ...
Manteca dominated from start to finish, but Noelle Smith and visiting Lathrop made the Buffaloes work for their 3-1 win in their annual Kicking for ...
Tydus Verhoeven crouched down into a defensive stance and clapped his hands as if to say, "Bring it on!" at one point in the fourth ...
LATHROP - The Sac-Joaquin Section's recommendation of moving Lathrop High out of the Valley Oak League and into a new-look Western Athletic Conference held up ...
East Union nearly forfeited the game on its own senior night Wednesday.
Jenna Zuniga won't soon forget this Christmas present.