Four straight walks. Not the way East Union wanted to start off against a hard-hitting Ripon club Saturday at Northgate only freshman catcher Alejandra Rascon stuck a bandage on the early wound, and Savina Brandi stopped the bleeding in long relief as EU prevailed 7-1 to avenge its 2012 loss to the Indians. Rascon threw out a base stealer after the leadoff runner ...
Leah Manuleleua was a first grader when Manteca High's girls soccer team last beat Sierra.
The Ripon Christian girls soccer team continued its dominant start to the Southern League season with Friday's 5-2 win at Gustine.
Manteca High's boys tennis team continued to show signs of improvement Friday, rolling past Sonora on the road, 7-2.
Former Sierra High basketball standout Christian Williams prolonged his collegiate career Thursday when he helped Jackson State, the No. 2 seeded team in the Southwestern Athletic Conference, win its postseason opener.
Manteca High's boys tennis team is on a little roll after dropping its Valley Oak League opener to Kimball.
East Union suffered its first loss of the Valley Oak League season Thursday, falling to Sonora in a close 206-209 decision at Mountain Springs Golf & Country Club.
Essley Green started out his career-best outing with a chip for eagle on the par-five first hole of Manteca Park Golf Course on Wednesday. He would finish with a personal best 2-over 39 on the front nine, and Sierra cruised to a 218-322 victory over Lathrop. It was collectively a rock-solid effort for the Timberwolves. Blake Settlemoir added a 41, Chris Schmitz carded a 44, Matt ...
Escalon was up in arms. East Union's arms were pumping in celebration. It was a controversial end to East Union's 6-5 victory at Agostini Field on Wednesday. Escalon (1-4-1) had climbed all the way back from a 5-0 deficit and tied it in the top of the seventh. In the home half of the final frame, Brennan Koeller doled out the game-winning hit ...
Seth Davis' brisk ascension up the football coaching ranks began five years ago when he served as the defensive coordinator for Weston Ranch's freshman squad.
It was by chance that Caleb Mack got to return to the wrestling mat as a competitor.
Ripon High's girls soccer team ended one streak while continuing another in its Trans-Valley League opener at Escalon Wednesday.
In a battle between 9-0 squads, each ranked in the top 10 in California by MaxPreps, it was a wide-open miss on a breakaway that helped shake Adaurie Dayak and visiting Kimball out of its sluggish start Tuesday at East Union.
Ripon Christian kick started its defense of the 2012 Southern League co-championship with a hit parade on Tuesday.
LATHROP - Mikey Pereznegron legged out two triples from the leadoff spot, and Austin Plunk threw a complete-game five-hitter as the two seniors led Lathrop High to a commanding 10-1 win over Riverbank on Monday.
STOCKTON - Senior grad night and the always-pesky Kimball softball team almost got the better of Sierra in Friday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV semifinal at Arnaiz Stadium.
That too-skinny and too-slow Nick Ortiz you used to know is now an NCAA Division I scholarship athlete.
LODI – Ripon Christian's Danny Vander Molen was handed the ball for just his third start of the season Friday night.
Phillip Herrera and Emmanuel Elijah opted not to join their senior classmates at Magic Mountain Thursday night.
LODI - Chandler Bengston woke up Central Catholic's bats with a loud two-run dinger that sparked a game-breaking, two-out rally.
Sierra High's 4x100 boys relay team broke the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV/V Meet record Tuesday on its home track.
STOCKTON - There was no fist pump. No twirl of the putter. Not even a smile cracked the face of the always even-keel Will Brink.
Sierra High has built it.
Manteca and Ripon Christian begin the Sac-Joaquin Section Division playoffs against familiar foes next week.
The road to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV championship appears to go through the Valley Oak League once again.
Ripon High's Zach Scudder and freshman Scott Tolman of Sierra are two of the favorites in today's Sac-Joaquin Section frosh-soph final in the 100-yard breast stroke.
RIPON - It was two years ago on this same field that four current Ripon Christian seniors experienced heartache.
Teammates turned rivals were recognized by the California Pacific Conference on Wednesday.
Ripon resident and Central Catholic senior Aimee Rose has signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her volleyball career at Notre Dame de Namur University. She will major in kinesiology at the Belmont-based Catholic school.