And on the eighth corner kick, Sierra scored.
RIPON - After starting the season on a six-game winning streak, Ripon Christian is now reeling and searching for answers as it begins its defense of the Trans-Valley League championship.
It didn't come easily for the Manteca, but the Buffaloes finally got the better of Weston Ranch in this rematch of the 2016 Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title game Thursday at Winter Gym with a 69-61 win.
LATHROP - Coming off three straight losses in the unforgiving Gold Division of the West Coast Jamboree, Manteca had a tough assignment to begin Valley Oak League play on Wednesday.
The Sierra and Weston Ranch boys soccer teams have had some epic duels over the years, and Tuesday's Valley Oak League tussle was no different.
SALIDA - Even when it was competitive for 2 ½ quarters, Manteca appeared disjointed in running its offense against Modesto Christian in the third-round game of the 17th annual Holiday Hoop Classic on Friday.
For all that Gino Campiotti and the Manteca football team accomplished this past fall, it's the failures that drive the Buffaloes' talented junior quarterback.
Hilmar knew what was coming, but there was no stopping Ripon's Samantha McCreath in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV volleyball finals.
TRACY - Jim Agostini has three more days to figure out what is troubling his East Union girls basketball team at the start of games.
Laura Williams is such a dedicated golfer that she gave up a year's worth of her high school experience to work on her game.
Sierra girls tennis coach Ed Melfort knew what he was getting in Kaitlyn Rausa, an incoming freshman who has worked extensively with him through the Manteca Parks & Recreation year-round program.
The postseason accolades continue to pour in for 2011 Sierra High graduate Stephen Thayer.
Attacking the basket, hitting open 3s and playing hard-nosed defense is Sierra's recipe for success.
Manteca Unified schools will be split up for the 2018-2022 alignment cycle, if the Sac-Joaquin Section has its way.
For a team known for its potential explosiveness on offense, Ripon turned to its defense to get untracked in its nonleague contest at East Union on Wednesday.
Just one match into the Valley Oak League season, Kevin Bolding already deems it to be a success for his Manteca High boys volleyball team.
Branden Rullan may have fallen short of his ultimate goal, but he'll leave Sierra High as its most accomplished wrestler to date.
Sierra appeared ready to finally bust out against Rafa Lara and visiting McNair in a nonleague contest Thursday, loading the bases with no out in ...
Kristina Mojica was rewarded for her patience, perseverance and work ethic on Wednesday.
Things just got real for area boys volleyball teams.
East Union had already battled back twice from deficits, and Brayden Hardcastle came oh so close to tying it back up in the bottom of ...
Freshman Tianna Sidtikun's impact was immediate for the Ripon girls soccer team.
On the heels of an upset victory, the area's last basketball team standing will attempt to pull off an even bigger one tonight in ...
Tydus Verhoeven secured a defensive rebound and quickly flung an outlet pass for Jorge Cedano, who then lofted it up to the 6-foot-7 standout for ...
Manteca High's reigning Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champion baseball team has reloaded with young talent, but these Buffaloes are learning fast.
The Valley Oak League's selections for its most valuable boys and girls soccer players may be a surprise to some.
Aaron Paschini doesn't have to score to make his presence felt.
Their size presented problems for the rest of the Valley Oak League, but Manteca High seniors Tydus Verhoeven and Loretta Kakala did much more for ...
Manteca High's boys basketball team begins its CIF State Division III title defense Wednesday against a familiar opponent, only this time it will be ...
Being the underdog is nothing new for Sierra's boys soccer team (17-8-3), which has knocked off the No. 2- and 3-ranked teams in the ...