LATHROP – The Lathrop Spartans got a solid outing from starting pitcher Mikey Pereznegron and a five-run third inning to power past visiting Gregori High 6-0 Tuesday.
RIPON – It was line drive after line drive and rocket after rocket. And then it stopped. Ripon High had opened its neighborhood battle with Ripon Christian slugging and never let up, stopping the Knights in prompt fashion as the overhanging sunlight proved more harmful than picturesque in Ripon's 10-0 win Tuesday. With only one active pitcher on the roster Ripon Christian had no interest in leaving its pitcher Shelbie Vrieling ...
OAKDALE – After closing out last week with a less-than-impressive showing on its home course, Ripon High was able to shake it off in a hurry, stinging Escalon in the Trans-Valley League opener 212-245 at Oakdale Golf and Country Club Tuesday.
For the kids it was all about getting better. For Ryan Fisher it was all about giving back. Fisher, an East Union alum and graduate of the University of California at Irvine, found time mere days before he flies across country to begin spring training with the Miami Marlins at the club's Jupiter, FL facility. Fisher directed his Advanced Hitting Camp at the MBSA location to the pleasure of several area baseball hopefuls. Instruction on ...
BAKERSFIELD - There is absolutely nothing for Ripon standout Trevor Smith to hang his head about.
Trevor Smith has had his sight set on a CIF Boys State Wrestling Championship for a long time.
Offensively Manteca is not where it would like to be. It is the complete opposite for the Buffaloes pitching staff, which is doing a phenomenal job of keeping the club in ball games. Pitching responded again Thursday, but no offense left Manteca on the short end of a 3-1 loss in the Johansen Tournament semifinal.
Things have been looking good for the Weston Ranch softball squad. The Cougars continued their perfect opening of the 2013 season, using the big-inning to handle a visiting Patterson High 4-1 Friday in nonleague action. Weston Ranch (4-0) got a dominant pitching performance from Arianna Hernandez and a four-run third inning would be all the Cougars needed. Elysia Hernandez capped off the Cougars huge inning with a perfect sacrifice-squeeze play to plate ...
Sierra and Escalon have had some interesting endings to their nonleague matchups in recent years, but Thursday's 3-3 tie after nine innings of play is the first of its kind.
Allison Walljasper found herself in the midst of a pitching duel with Tracy's Taylor Misfeldt, but the Sierra senior didn't flinch as her offense had her back in a 6-2 come-from-behind win Thursday in non-league play.
RIPON – The Ripon Indians had absolutely no trouble blazing past the host Ripon Christian Knights on Tuesday afternoon.
STOCKTON -- Lathrop snapped a two-game losing streak in thrilling fashion on Tuesday evening.
The Sierra Timberwolves were able to open the 2013 season victorious, blasting Livingston High 11-5 Friday in the season-opener for both clubs. Gerald Parente got a clutch, two-out, two-run, pinch-hit double to give Sierra a 6-5 lead it wouldn't look back from. The double was part of a three run third inning which lead into a five-run Sierra fourth. "Parente had a big pinch hit in the third," Sierra head coach ...
STOCKTON – Trevor Smith came up empty on his quest for the 2013 Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament Championship, but the Ripon High senior is far from done.
LEMOORE –For Jasmine Ivey the end could not have been any sweeter. In a short period of time, the Lathrop Spartan has solidified herself as one of the school's premiere student-athletes with a third place finish in the CIF State Girls Wrestling Invitational Championships at Lemoore High.