When Sierra head coach Jeff Harbison opened last season in a one-sided victory over Lathrop High. His toughest decision was settling on a starting quarterback. Now, Sierra will open this season's title defense against Enochs High and deciding on the starting signal caller didn't come any easier.
After closing out last season with their fourth consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Championship, the East Union Lancers are opening the 2010 season with aspirations of bringing home the school's fifth straight section crown.
Walking off the field for the first time victorious is not going to be a walk in the park for the Lathrop Spartans.
The challenges that await Weston Ranch have not varied too much since head coach Mike Hale's inaugural season two years ago.
The Manteca Buffaloes welcomed Ripon and Central Valley highs to Manteca High, officially kicking off the 2010 high school football campaign. All three programs met up for a preseason scrimmage, broken into 10-play intervals, rotating offense and defense between the three teams.
A quick peak at both Ripon High and Ripon Christian's 2010 volleyball schedules leaves little doubt as to where both of these recently dominant programs expect to be in November. Returning to the postseason is on the top of both school's priority lists, only this season Ripon Christian will travel along a different path.
The challenges that await first-year Sierra High volleyball coach Trinity Johnson are unimaginable. Taking over the reins after a 15-year run from Tevani Liotard through the Valley Oak League has been task No.1
RIPON – The Ripon Indians simply feel it's time to hang a Trans Valley League banner in their gym. Ripon Christian has every reason in the world to feel its first season in the Southern League can result in a championship.
A third-place finish in the Northern California PGA Junior Tour Championship at Pasatiempo Golf Club Tuesday in Santa Cruz was good enough to propel Manteca resident Kyle Harman to the Boys PRO Power Rankings overall top spot.
RIPON – Like a swimming pool, the beginning of the building stages have to begin from the ground up and that is the case for Ripon High's first-year water polo program.
The hassles that come along with continuing a baseball career became irrelevant to Sierra High graduate Kenny Leasure this summer.
SPARKS, Nev – After opening The Summer Circuit V Championship at The Resort at Red Hawk with a blistering 4-under-par round of 68, East Union graduate Kyle Harman closed tournament play with a 75, winning the Northern California Professional Golfers Association event with a combined score of 143 Tuesday.
There is no better way to tell how you stack up against the best players in the nation than competing amongst the countries' elite in a nationally renowned football camp.
HAYWARD – Ripon resident and incoming Ripon High senior Samantha Conway closed out the Junior Golf Association of Northern California's Skywest Golf Tournament with an impressive round of 84, earning a co-second-place finish in her division Thursday at Skywest Golf Course.