Drake Vizarra and the Ripon High student body want your coins and they're willing to go to great lengths to get them, too.
Don't let the records fool you.
By JAMES BURNS
The running joke among John Geurin's buddies is that the retired 60-year-old could catch a fish anywhere.
"Get a running start and leap," shouted the bobbing head in the water below, "but make sure you clear the pump or we're all in trouble."
Horst Bauer doesn't claim to have all the answers when it comes to global issues or even those close to home.
Meteorologists, farmers and skiers aren't the only ones praying for wet weather.
By the end of her first workout at CORE Athletic Performance, Susan McCreath thought she might be sick in the parking lot.
Manteca's downtown corridor will be filled with the sound of horns and trumpets on Sunday evening.
John Scharf gathered a group of children outside the gym doors, handing out garbage bags and a history lesson.
RIPON – Tim Rhode returned to the valley on Thursday, equipped with an abundance of energy, a set of slides and a message: Plan for tomorrow.
There are red flags everywhere you look around the O'Neill household. But just in case you weren't sure how deep their love for the San Francisco 49ers runs, Kevin O'Neill raised another.
The showroom floor at Phil Waterford's Manteca Ford is set to receive a car like no other in the world.
A spot-up shooter with a spot of blood on his cheek gave East Union a victory it desperately needed.
Michael Midgley will make good on a promise this weekend.
A year ago, Manteca put an emphatic stamp on its fourth Sac-Joaquin Section championship with a runaway victory over a first-time finalist.
Sophomores have long been a part of Sierra's winning formula this season, but when Brandon Arreola burst around the corner and into the end zone this was something new.
He calls out the play, standing tall in his stance, signaling each member of his team with smooth arm strokes.
Behind the goal posts, shagging footballs blasted through the uprights during warm-ups, Sierra's Marissa LaQuaglia makes no illusions about her role on Friday nights.
Former Weston Ranch point guard Eric Duncan left the city of Stockton with big aspirations. He packed his bag, grabbed his basketball and held tight to his Division I dreams.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article first appeared in the Nov. 8, 2013 edition of the Manteca Bulletin. It has been modified to accommodate Sunday's second annual Heller E. Lipsett Memorial.
Brooke Riley stood over a nasty 4-foot putt with a clear understanding of what it meant.
All season long, they've carried themselves like MVPs, making the tough calls and taking the tough shots.
McParland Principal Dale Borgeson came up with the vision for his school's next health and fitness project.
Confetti wafted in the air above the home bleachers and players were met with hugs and high-fives at every turn.
By now, the Sac-Joaquin Section football playoff brackets have been dissected and analyzed by anyone with a rooting interest or a job to do.
ROCKLIN – The morning commute couldn't have gone much worse for the Ripon High boys water polo team.
The Ripon Christian boys soccer program has waited nearly 20 years for an opportunity to win another Sac-Joaquin Section championship.
RIPON - Kyle Colyn's cheek twitched with nervous excitement and it was all he could do to suppress a smile.
RIPON - When you're cousins, so close in age and interests you may as well be brothers, you develop certain advantages in the athletic arena.