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MHS homecoming: Sweet concept

Manteca High has chosen a sweet theme for its upcoming homecoming week.

September 25, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


Grimes goes low, Sierra goes lower

Kaylie Grimes recorded her best round of the season, but it wasn't enough to knock off a balanced Sierra lineup.

September 25, 2013 | James Burns | SPORTS


B&R ice cream sales benefit Kallie Kassner

Charity Atkins looked up from her phone – away from another painful text message – with tears in her eyes.

September 24, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Georges Bikes’final Wednesday group ride of season is tonight

RIPON – The 24-mile bike ride builds slowly out of Ripon, tracing its way along country roads through the south county.

September 24, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Benfica girls perfect so far at State Cup

The Manteca Futbol Club Benfica '04 girls soccer team lived up to its lofty state ranking in the first round of the State Cup.

September 24, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


KA-BOOM! Ripon scores again

His children are grown, the youngest three years removed from Ripon High School.

September 23, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


RUN FOR THE FALLEN

A little lady with silver and black hair emerged from a vehicle, wearing a button-down jacket and a brave face.

September 23, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


RUNNING AWAY

RIPON – Technically, the Cannon Club's first blast came after Michael Ysit crossed the goal line just 15 seconds into the game.

September 21, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Ripon coach impressed with Lathrop despite winless start

LATHROP – Often times, game films are like paintings.

September 20, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Ysit off to hot start for Ripon

RIPON – With a punishing running style and deceptive speed, Michael Ysit plays with the destructive force of a bowling ball.

September 19, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Oakdale hands Manteca 1st loss in VOL opener

Abdiel Chaquito did all he could to keep the Manteca's unbeaten streak and state ranking intact, turning away shot after shot.

September 18, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


Run for the Fallen Saturday

One year ago, JROTC instructor Karl Knutsen took the challenge.

September 17, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


The usual gamer suspects line up for Grand Theft Auto release

A motorcycle revved its engine, spun its tire and exited the Game Stop parking lot, leaving behind only a cloud of smoke.

September 17, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


JAGUARS MAUL 49ERS

The Manteca Jaguars' pint-sized players put on quite a show Saturday at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.

September 17, 2013 | James Burns | SPORTS


Auto burglars hit sports venues

It takes less than a minute for a criminal to smash a car window and take a purse, beloved gadgets or a stereo.

September 17, 2013 | James Burns | Crime


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Articles By Author - James Burns


Buses of Buffaloes planned for Aug. 29

Keith Jackson is picking up where he left off last fall, when he rallied generations of Manteca High alumni to cheer the Buffaloes' historic postseason run.

July 29, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


SHE’S THE BEST: IT FIGURES

Brandi Galindo plays with a quiet confidence, but her physique cuts a loud impression.

July 28, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Stanislaus unkind to the unprepared

He trudged out of the water, his shirt soaked and pulled tight around his skin, glasses and hat hanging from head. He towed a pathetic pink raft behind him, completing the look of a man who had been beaten and embarrassed by the elements.

July 26, 2014 | James Burns | Local Columns


KID AT HEART

Anthony Thomas doesn't shy away from the label, or begrudge those that gawk and needle him with questions down at the skate park.

July 25, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Dolphins crown high-point champs

The Manteca Dolphins honored their top swimmers on Tuesday evening.

July 24, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


Couple needs help purchasing a bed lift

Eddie Costa has been confined to a wheelchair for more than a quarter of a century.

July 23, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


SINK OR WIN

TURLOCK – Jack Gioffre pumped his fist following his victory in the 50-yard freestyle and then sought the hand of his closest competitor.

July 22, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


Troop packing event collects items and hand-written letters

Teri Palmer has put together enough care packages to know that the best gift an American soldier can receive isn't soap, soup or a magazine, but a hand-written note.

July 19, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


DeRoos looks to start league of their own

Her name is synonymous with the sport of basketball in the Family City, yet Molly DeRoos is having a hard time finding a sanctioned game.

July 10, 2014 | James Burns | Local Columns


MAKING HISTORY

Miguel Lopez has found his place in history. Yet again.

July 08, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Donations allow man to keep foot

A Manteca man who suffered a compound fracture above his ankle during a river accident and faced amputation will get to keep his left foot.

July 06, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Jump into river lands him in hospital

Levi Gray followed the revelers up the train bridge that spans the Stanislaus River, eventually hurling his 265-pound body into the cool waters below.

July 02, 2014 | James Burns | Local Columns


Turlock ‘leis’ down win

The mad scramble at Saturday's Mid-Valley Swim League luau wasn't for the final dollop of poi or last shreds of pork, but a pivotal tri-meet victory.

July 01, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


Gioffre boys lift Sea Lions to win

RIPON – It must be good to be a Gioffre.

July 01, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


BANNER SEASON

When Isela Rivera woke the morning following the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV championship and a celebratory pool party, she didn't need a pinch to know it was real.

June 29, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


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