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Deerink signs with Notre Dame de Namur

Tawny Deerinck is a big part of Manteca High's resurgence in softball, and she aims to help head coach Ashley Carter turn things around at Notre Dame de Namur.

April 24, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


STANDING TALL

Loretta Kakala made no effort to hold back the tears after playing her last game for the Manteca High girls basketball team.

April 16, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


REACH FOR THE STARS

Tydus Verhoeven's "long journey" for the Manteca High boys basketball team ended with heartache, but it's far outweighed by the many highlights that led up to that point.

April 15, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


FORWARD THINKING

A sophomore who has already committed to Notre Dame, Sierra forward Jadyn Shinn wants to leave her mark on a team she speaks of in reverent tones.

April 09, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


SIERRA’S GOAL SETTER

Eddie Aguilar didn't always score goals in bunches during his senior campaign with Sierra, but he had a knack for coming up with the clutch ones.

April 08, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


OVER THE HUMP

Two days after ending a lengthy losing streak to one of the Valley Oak League's perennial contenders, Manteca halted another on Friday when it edged past pitching ace Lindsey Walljasper and visiting rival Sierra 1-0 in 10 innings.

April 01, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Aguilar, Lopez part of Ottawa’s 1st signing class

Sierra High's boys soccer team was stopped short of earning its first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section banner four weeks ago, dropping an exciting Division IV final to No. 2-seeded Pacheco in a penalty kick shootout.

March 30, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Manteca High’s Kakala shines in Chi-Town

The big fish in a small pond proved she could swim in an ocean of sharks Wednesday.

March 30, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Manteca coasts past Sierra in 1st VOL match

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.

March 28, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


RULLAN STANDS ALONE

Branden Rullan may have fallen short of his ultimate goal, but he'll leave Sierra High as its most accomplished wrestler to date.

March 25, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


SLUMP BUSTERS

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 the bottom of the fourth inning.

March 24, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Perseverance pays off for East Union catcher

Kristina Mojica was rewarded for her patience, perseverance and work ethic on Wednesday.

March 24, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


KILLER INSTINCT

Things just got real for area boys volleyball teams.

March 21, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Ceres staves off EU’s 11th-inning threat

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 the 11th inning against visiting Ceres at Agostini Field on Friday.

March 18, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Sidtikun named top offensive player in TVL

Freshman Tianna Sidtikun's impact was immediate for the Ripon girls soccer team.

March 13, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


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Lancers get another shot at Benicia, SJS title

STOCKTON - East Union still has a heartbeat in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs, and that's enough for head coach Brian Goulart and his ...

May 26, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Buffs fall short in semifinal upset bid

SACRAMENTO - Manteca was a hit, a pitch or a defensive play away from taking down the top-seeded team in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs ...

May 25, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


1-run losses end Ripon’s season

STOCKTON - Ripon was six outs away from reaching the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V finals for a second straight year.

May 24, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Seniors choosing Masters meet over graduation

Instead of marching alongside his classmates during Sierra High's graduation ceremony this week, Kyle Wesley plans on running with the fastest athletes from the ...

May 24, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


ON TRACK TO MASTERS

FAIR OAKS - Patricia Tajii chose track over softball, and she plans on running next week instead of walking across the graduation stage.

May 20, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Rachels’ 2-run triple advances Buffs to semis

SACRAMENTO - Manteca opened the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs with River Valley of Yuba City for a third straight year Thursday at Dan McAuliffe Memorial ...

May 19, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Sierra goes down swinging against top-seeded CB

SACRAMENTO - One bad inning doomed Sierra in its attempt to upset top-seeded Christian Brothers on Thursday.

May 19, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


AT LONG LAST

RIPON - Emily Van Vliet used to be on the other end of these blowouts.

May 18, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


ONE-SIDED OPENERS

Sierra came up one win shy of returning to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV finals last year, and standout pitcher Lindsey Walljasper is doing all ...

May 17, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


OFF AND RUNNING

RIPON - Ripon got swept in the final week of the regular season, leaving a bad taste in the Indians' mouths.

May 16, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


END OF AN ERA

Jerry Terpsma started Ripon Christian's boys soccer team in 1973 at the behest of then athletic director and basketball coach Chuck Hoag.

May 13, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Ripon Christian softball gets top seed in Division VII

Ripon Christian is set up to make school history as it prepares to make its first postseason appearance in 16 years for softball.

May 12, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


BUFFALOES HOLD COURT

STOCKTON - Dhillon Patel embraced No. 1 doubles partner Kevin Lin after their win, then turned to belt out a message for all other fellow Buffaloes ...

May 12, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


Manteca facing familiar foe in D3 final

It's not a matter of if, but when a Manteca tennis team will square off with River City in the postseason.

May 11, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


EXCITING ENDING IN VOL

Alex Gouveia and the few returning Buffaloes from Manteca High did not forget how the regular season ended a year ago.

May 11, 2017 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports


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