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Buffs’ victory one for the ages

Upon further review, Manteca High's wild 69-55 win over Central Valley in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs was one for the ages.

November 19, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Benfica’s run falls short of State Cup championship

"Big, Bad Benfica" earned the respect of its peers and the adoration of an entire soccer community, just not the cup it chased for months.

November 19, 2013 | James Burns | Regional Sports


Ashton Lee: Manteca High school transgender junior is finally who he is

The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.

November 19, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


NOT SO FAST

Hunched over, Eric Reis pulled two of his strongest linemen out of the crowd and pointed to his back.

November 16, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


DREAMING BIG

STOCKTON – Only one team stands between the Weston Ranch boys soccer team and the school's first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section championship.

November 16, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


GOOD DEED FOR KIDS

When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.

November 15, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


MAKING HISTORY

STOCKTON - Esteban Paramo stepped to the penalty stripe with a plan of action, each step carefully thought out.

November 14, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


KIDS ON THE RUN

Levi Huffman charged down the final stretch, building speed like a cyclone along Doxey Park's cyclone fence.

November 14, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Buffs prep for Hawks’ trio of stars

Ja'Quan Gardner has had the attention of the Manteca High football team since the start of summer camp.

November 13, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Benfica reaches state Final 4

The Manteca Futbol Club will do more than host this weekend's under-9 State Cup championship rounds.

November 12, 2013 | James Burns | Regional Sports


KNIGHTY-NIGHT

RIPON – Two running backs chasing each other in the stat book found themselves on opposite ends of the emotional spectrum Friday evening.

November 09, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


REMEMBERING HELLER LIPSETT

Heller Lipsett's death was sudden and tragic, shaking her family at home and in the classroom.

November 08, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


LG hits with 1-2 punch

Christian Williams might be the most dynamic return man in the nation. On one leg even.

November 07, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


120+ RIDE THE TIDE

Frank Alvarado couldn't believe his eyes as he rolled into the parking lot at Library Park for the start of Saturday's "Ride the Tide."

November 05, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Smiling ‘til state

RIPON – For most of the afternoon, Brooke Riley greeted every shot, whether good or bad, with the same blank expression.

November 04, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


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Articles By Author - James Burns


Knights can’t dig out of early hole

Travis Vander Molen found the back of the net twice as the Ripon Christian boys soccer team nearly erased a three-goal deficit in a 5-3 loss to visiting Delhi on Thursday.

September 19, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


EU’s bulldog on the sideline

Bulldogs don't belong in a catbird seat, so East Union defensive coordinator Jason Stock's decision to leave the press box should come as no surprise.

September 16, 2014 | James Burns | Sports Columns


CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

East Union coach Willie Herrera put the future of the football program on the shoulders of a sophomore quarterback.

September 13, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Holly Rochelle’s birthday dance

The Holly Rochelle Dance Company will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Sunday with a twist only a dancer could pull off.

September 11, 2014 | James Burns | Local Business


The Interview with Jack Miller

Jack Miller recently retired from Manteca High, where the History teacher spent more than 30 years as an assistant coach with the football team. Miller was a part of four Sac-Joaquin Section championship teams and was twice voted Best of Manteca's Best Local Coach. Now City of Manteca Hall of Famer pays close attention to his yards, his golf game and granddaughter.

September 11, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


Conditioning concerns EU coach Herrera

Willie Herrera knows just how close his East Union football team came to winning its season opener two weeks ago.

September 11, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Buffs knock off rust

The Manteca High boys soccer team took full advantage of its first practice in nearly a week.

September 11, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


Extra duty for Buff responsible for extra points

The two-point conversion has long been the nemesis of Manteca High football coach Eric Reis.

September 09, 2014 | James Burns | Sports Columns


CHARLES IN CHARGE

Manteca High coach Eric Reis put the headphones away at the half.

September 06, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Buffs No.7 in Norcal D2

Despite heavy graduation losses, the Manteca High football team has begun the season on the watch list for a CIF State Bowl berth.

September 05, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Grid lock: NPGL cancels matches

The National Pro Grid League has canceled its next two competitions, including the match between the San Francisco Fire and Boston Irons on Sunday.

September 05, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


MOVING FORWARD

Manteca High striker Marcus Montano trotted off the field with about five minutes left in Wednesday's match.

September 04, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


MHS freshman add Gregori to schedule

The Manteca High freshman football team has filled the vacancy on its schedule.

September 04, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Johnson lauds Sierra’s McCray

Costco has just about anything you could ever imagine, including compliments.

September 03, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


HITCHCOCK ON FIRE

He bounced near the starting line - wrists wrapped, hands covered in powder. The entire arena bounced along with him.

September 02, 2014 | James Burns | Sports Columns


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