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Sierra’s Pires tabbed as SJS Model Coach

The Sac-Joaquin Section announced Thursday that Manuel Pires is one of its six Model Coaches for the 2016-17 school year.

January 20, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


SPARTANS’ SPARK

Sierra accomplished almost all that it wanted to for three quarters against Junior Ballard and visiting Lathrop on Thursday.

January 20, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Ravelo jump starts East Union’s upset of Sierra

East Union needed just 15 seconds to test Sierra freshman goalkeeper Michaela Bitle, who was filling in for ailing starter Callie Crain (shoulder) in Tuesday's Valley Oak League match at Dino Cunial Field.

January 18, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


TIMBERWOLVES FEND OFF RIVAL

Manteca was able to accomplish much of what it wanted to in Monday's vital Valley Oak League clash at Sierra's Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium - except score.

January 17, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


ANOTHER CLOSE CALL

LATHROP - Jim Agostini knew there would be nights like this.

January 14, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


DOWN TO THE WIRE

Brett Lewis emerged from the locker room smiling and with good reason: his Manteca boys basketball team had squeaked out a 61-58 win over Central Catholic in a marquee match-up between the Valley Oak League's top two teams Thursday at Winter Gym.

January 13, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Crain’s late saves help Sierra fend off Raiders

The combined hustle of Daisy Valencia and Jadyn Shinn coupled with a gritty effort from ailing goalkeeper Callie Crain proved to be the difference for Sierra in its first-place showdown with visiting Central Catholic on Thursday.

January 13, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


REPELLING RAIDERS

Sydney Fryer poured in 19 points, 15 rebounds and four assists, but it was the play of the supporting cast that allowed Manteca to keep visiting Central Catholic at bay in a 56-44 win Wednesday at Winter Gym.

January 12, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


BACK ON TRACK

Based on recent history, Lathrop may be due for another big winning streak.

January 11, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


TRY, TRY AGAIN

And on the eighth corner kick, Sierra scored.

January 10, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


SMALL BEATS TALL

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.

January 07, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Buffaloes ward off Weston Ranch’s 2nd-half comeback

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.

January 06, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Buffs shake off pesky Spartans, rough first half

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.

January 05, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Sierra overcomes wind, rain, Weston Ranch

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.

January 04, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Buffs stumble in MC’s Holiday Hoop Classic finale

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.

December 31, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


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Articles By Author - Jonamar Jacinto


Sierra squeaks past Christian Brothers

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 ...

February 25, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


SHOOTING STARS

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 ...

February 24, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


East Union QB signs with College of Idaho

Jack Weaver is following in the footsteps of a fellow Lancer, and the tracks lead all the way to Caldwell, Idaho.

February 24, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Reyes delivers in overtime for Manteca

Jocelyn Reyes couldn't find the mark on easier opportunities.

February 23, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Balanced Buffs trample Johnson

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 ...

February 23, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


POUR IT ON

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 ...

February 22, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


STAYING HOME

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.

February 18, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


ROAD TO PACIFIC

There isn't an easy path to the finals for the three league titlists from the Manteca area.

February 17, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Fryer signs with NAIA Division II finalist SOU

Syd'Nee Fryer made visits to a handful of NCAA Division I schools, but she found a home in Southern Oregon.

February 17, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


BUFFS SHARE THE STAGE

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 ...

February 16, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


BUILDING BLOCKS

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 ...

February 14, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


CROSS-TOWN THROWDOWN

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 ...

February 11, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Lathrop remains on track for WAC in 2018-2022

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 ...

February 10, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


DRAMA-FILLED NIGHT

East Union nearly forfeited the game on its own senior night Wednesday.

February 09, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Timing was right for Stanislaus State signee Zuniga

Jenna Zuniga won't soon forget this Christmas present.

February 08, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


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