The Manteca High girls tennis team is a win away from repeating as Valley Oak League champion.
Ripon High's boys soccer team is on a roll, but the wins have not come easily of late.
Brooke Riley and the East Union girls golf team is rounding into postseason form in the final week of Valley Oak League play.
The two youngest squads for the Manteca Cowboys remain perfect in their first tour of the DYSA NorCal League.
The under-19 girls Fury were able to salvage a tie thanks to Fabiola Magana's second-half goal in a 1-1 tie against Stockton.
SONORA - The final horn signaled a historic moment for Sierra. Head coach Jeff Harbison had other things in mind. "Where's my sweater?" he hollered while following his players to the 50-yard line. It wasn't an ideal time to be doused by a jug full of sports drink on this chilly night in the Mother Lode, but minutes later Harbison didn't seem to mind. That is because for the first time in school history his ...
Through four holes, East Union sophomore Brooke Riley was on pace to break her own Valley Oak League course record Thursday at Manteca Park Golf Course.
Sierra was far more competitive in its rematch with crosstown rival Manteca on Thursday, but the visiting Buffaloes proved once again why they are still the team to beat in the Valley Oak League.
Ripon head coach Chris Johnson still regards Modesto Christian as a championship contender. Never mind the Crusaders' shocking Week 4 loss to Hilmar, which visited the Salida campus and handled the hosts by a 30-0 margin. Johnson has his Indians, who are coming off their own impressive victory to kick off the Trans-Valley League schedule, on guard against a letdown tonight when they host Modesto Christian (0-1, 2-3 overall). Ripon puts its 19-game regular-season win ...
Brandon Landwehr's powerful throw-ins in the attacking third of the field are like corner kicks for Manteca.
Sierra head coach Jeff Harbison will relish every second of what could be his last visit to Sonora High's storied Dunlavy Field on Friday.
It was another night, another Valley Oak League win via sweep for Oakdale on Wednesday. But host East Union at least made the Mustangs work for it at Dalben Center. Oakdale took advantage of late mistakes to win the first two games before ratcheting it up a notch in the final set. Scores were 25-18, 25-19, 25-12. "We played with a lot of energy and competed with them up until the 17th or 18th points ...
Ripon High's boys soccer team survived a scare against Orestimba on Wednesday, prevailing 3-2 in Newman.
The fourth time was the charm for Marcus Montano. His goal in the 73rd minute lifted Manteca High past visiting Weston Ranch 2-1 on what was an otherwise frustrating Tuesday night for the junior standout. Montano had opportunities in the 10th and 11th minutes thwarted by Weston Ranch goalie Jose Avila. His attempt four minutes into the second half, set up wonderfully by Ramon Rodriguez, was blasted over the crossbar. The two would hook up ...
Ripon High enjoyed a dominant start and rode it to a three-game sweep (25-8, 25-20, 25-15) of visiting Modesto Christian on Tuesday.
The Delta Rebels varsity team did everything it could defensively to stay in the game but score.
Eric Reis and his coaching staff lined the hallway with backs slumped against the walls that lead to the locker room at Manteca High's Walker Vick Fieldhouse.
Abdiel Chiquito was certain he would not get snubbed, not for a second straight year.
The 54 competitors in the CIF State Girls Golf Championships were treated to surprisingly-good weather at Carmel's Quail Lodge Golf Course on Wednesday.
Was it an aberration?
Joined by East Union teammates Tuesday, sophomore Brooke Riley spent the afternoon at a beach on the Monterey Bay Peninsula.
Two area teams remain in the hunt for Delta Youth Football League titles.
The Manteca Area Soccer League's under-19 Fury girls placed second in the inter-league tournament on Nov. 9-10.
Second-year Excel Academy Sports Science and Health Preparatory High School has its first NCAA Division I athlete.
Harleen Pabla continues to surprise herself.
Some of the area's top prep football talents of years past will be on display at Modesto Junior College this Saturday when the Pirates host rival Delta.
The dream is to get drafted high by a major league team next June.
GALT - Ripon's eventful 2013 campaign ended rather uneventfully at Galt High's Erv Hatzenbuhler Field on Wednesday.
By JONAMAR JACINTO