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.
It took over 13 hours for Lathrop High's Jasmine Ivey to finally get on the mat, but when she did she made it worth the wait.
With the bitter taste of a 2-1 loss in the opening round of the 2012 Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Baseball Championships to El Dorado still resonating, Manteca is prepared to get right back after it with the bulk of the Buffaloes returning.
It wasn't when or where Manteca wanted its season to end, but it's done.
Ripon High battled to get back in it, it battled to keep it close and it battled until the end. Nonetheless, Ripon saw its season come to an end in a 47-40 Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV Girls Basketball Championships second round loss to Argonaut Thursday in Jackson.
WESTON RANCH – The first eight minutes - brilliant.
WESTON RANCH – In a moment's notice you can see them working.
YUBA CITY – This wasn't the way it was supposed to end.
Over the past five years, East Union baseball has given new meaning to the word "close."
OLIVEHURST – Ripon High continued to flex it muscle with six top-6 finishers Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-V Wrestling Championships at Lindhurst High after more than half of the Indians advanced to the second day.
LOS BANOS – For some of the area wrestlers on a quest for a Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV title ended. But for nine wrestlers the dream is still very much alive.
The Wagner College women's water polo team reaped the benefits of a blistering start to Mantecan Jessica Burdge's sophomore season. She scored 12 points on 11 goals and an assist in the Brown Invitational and was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors Tuesday.
TRACY -- With a Valley Oak League title, and playoff positioning at stake, Weston Ranch didn't miss on Tuesday. The Cougars dominated in every facet of the first half and cruising to a 73-43 win over Kimball High.
TRACY – With a one-point escape standing between a pair of evenly matched Valley Oak League wrestlers' race towards a championship, one of the two was able to land it. Sierra's Lucas Widmer was phenomenal on his road to the 160-poud title match, but it would be No. 1 seed James Simerley of Weston Ranch who would walk away from Kimball High with the title.