RIPON - No matter what, George Contente and the seniors on his Ripon High girls basketball team were going to go out as champions.
Mark Hofman can't escape the hype surrounding tonight's big game between his Ripon Christian boys basketball team and rival Ripon.
Another night, another victory for the Valley Oak League champion Weston Ranch boys basketball team.
RIPON - Cynthia Van Vliet didn't start taking soccer seriously until her freshman year.
RIPON -After a down year, relative to the lofty standards he set for himself, Will Kamps was worried that his football career may be over.
STOCKTON - Joseph Mayorca showed the ability to score in bunches during his decorated three-year career for Weston Ranch's boys soccer team, but among his many attributes that make him a successful player is patience.
The good news keeps coming for two standout linemen from Sierra High's state champion football team.
While the Weston Ranch boys and East Union girls basketball teams are inching closer to outright Valley Oak League championships, things are far from settled for Ripon and Ripon Christian in the Trans-Valley League.
A fifth straight Valley Oak League championship is well out of reach for Sierra, but it may still have a chance to defend its Sac-Joaquin Section title.
It wasn't quite the wire-to-wire bludgeoning that it was the first time around, but at this point in the season Manteca High's girls basketball team will gladly take the wins as they come with East Union remaining a game up in the Valley Oak League title race.
STOCKTON - San Francisco State's men's soccer team is on the rise, and Weston Ranch senior Alex Gonzalez is hoping he can help the Gators continue their ascension in the California Collegiate Athletic Association.
Daniel Wyatt hit an off-balanced, double-clutch 3-pointer as time expired in the end of Sierra's 67-63 loss to visiting Central Catholic on Wednesday.
Manteca is gearing up for its rematch with Valley Oak League-leading East Union, but the Buffaloes aren't looking past any of their opponents until then.
Anytime Olivia Vezaldenos gets on a roll, which is often, she doesn't need to get the green light from East Union head coach Jim Agostini.
Having also played for her alma mater, Manteca High coach MaryAnn Tolbert has a lot of fond memories of the girls basketball team's past grudge matches with East Union.
SACRAMENTO - Knee injuries kept Tyler-Graves Kelso from participating in previous championship runs.
SACRAMENTO - To repeat as Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champions, East Union would have needed to win three straight elimination games and beat the winners-bracket finalist ...
In a span of three days, Scott Tolman broke his own school records and reaffirmed his status as an All-American while twice medaling in the ...
STOCKTON - Penalty-kick shootouts require "no skill" and hinges on "luck," if you ask Rio Americano coach Chris Hall.
Manteca head coach Justin Coenenberg tried to find fault in his team at halftime of the Buffaloes' Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal with visiting Vista ...
Coming off four straight shutouts, Manteca's veteran defenders will be tested tonight by Vista del Lago's multi-threat attack in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...
Getting swept by East Union this week may have caused Valley Oak League champion Manteca (19-7) to slide in the seedings for the Sac-Joaquin Section ...
Career win No. 400 will have to wait for Sierra head coach Manuel Pires.
East Union beat Oakdale in a coin flip Thursday to get the No. 1 seed for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs.
MOUNTAIN HOUSE - With the outright Trans-Valley League title already clinched, Ripon completed a perfect run Wednesday but had to hold off last-place Mountain House 6-5 ...
Top-seeded Manteca dominated in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff opener on Tuesday, though the 2-0 final against visiting Ceres may indicate otherwise.
Nothing is settled yet in the final week of the Valley Oak League.
There won't be third meeting between rivals Manteca and Sierra in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
Kenny Wooten will not be graduating from Manteca High almost two months after helping the boys basketball team win its first state championship.
Manuel Pires started coaching Sierra's girls soccer team when the school opened in the mid-90s, thinking he'd retire soon after the youngest of ...