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Pump sinks use of Ripon pool

RIPON – They are fish out of water, forced to find relief at high school swimming pools not their own.

October 01, 2013 | James Burns | Ripon News


THE $2,000 SKATEBOARD

"Do I hear $10? … How about $20? … $100? … $1,000?"

October 01, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Reis on cusp of 100th win for Buffs

When it comes to comparing coaching careers, others are green with envy.

October 01, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


CHEERING AT RAIDERS GAME

It took the Manteca High cheer program exactly four minutes to leave a lasting impression on the Oakland Raiderettes.

September 30, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Ice cream benefit raises over $1,000; gives Kassner hope

Kallie Kassner endures through the pain, the quarter-inch of small intestine protruding through her abdomen wall and the pouch that collects the waste.

September 30, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


SHOT OF NITRO

Alex Laurel followed the herd of Buffalo-sized blockers in front of him, veering outside the tackle box.

September 28, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


END OF THE ROAD

There will be a hint of sadness and nostalgia amid all the excitement of Manteca and Sonora's Valley Oak League opener tonight.

September 27, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Driver for the queens

If you're a homecoming candidate at Sierra or Lathrop high schools and you're serious about wearing the crown tonight, let me introduce you to a friend …

September 27, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


Skateboard art aims to take out breast cancer

In Frank Alvarado's mind, the terms are pretty clear: If cancer is going to continue to affect people in his life, well…

September 27, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Manteca, Sonora making music together during Friday’s game

It won't be a battle of the bands so much as an all-star collaboration.

September 25, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


News10 Fan Game of the Week

Manteca and Sonora football fans have a chance to make the news Friday night.

September 25, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


Celeb sighting at Bass Pro Shops

Baseball's all-time stolen base leader Rickey Henderson couldn't even steal a moment to himself on Tuesday.

September 25, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


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


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Articles By Author - James Burns


RISE AND GRIND

It used to be that, right about now, Jordan Kron would be shelving his soccer cleats for sneakers and a basketball, trading one starring role for another at East Union.

November 26, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


BOUNTIFUL HARVEST

Larry Albers saunters out of his home along Woodward Avenue like some dusty old cowboy. His hands tucked into his jeans, a hard day's work painted across his face.

November 23, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Buffaloes upended by Sacramento

Down to their final play, Dakarai Charles threw toward the corner of the end zone with confidence.

November 22, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


ROUND TWO

A year ago, Manteca put an emphatic stamp on its fourth Sac-Joaquin Section championship with a runaway victory over a first-time finalist.

November 21, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Calling on young guns for playoff run

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.

November 20, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


SWEET MUSIC

He calls out the play, standing tall in his stance, signaling each member of his team with smooth arm strokes.

November 20, 2014 | James Burns | Education


GETTING HER KICKS

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.

November 19, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Former area stars shine in college

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.

November 19, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


Running to keep memory of beloved teacher alive

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.

November 19, 2014 | James Burns | Local Columns


TOUGH BREAK

Brooke Riley stood over a nasty 4-foot putt with a clear understanding of what it meant.

November 18, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


Cougar Country

All season long, they've carried themselves like MVPs, making the tough calls and taking the tough shots.

November 18, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


LIPSETT’S RUN

McParland Principal Dale Borgeson came up with the vision for his school's next health and fitness project.

November 18, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


Sierra not content with win

Confetti wafted in the air above the home bleachers and players were met with hugs and high-fives at every turn.

November 15, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


No. 2 Sierra better against the Spread

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.

November 13, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Scudder, defense lift Ripon into D2 final

ROCKLIN – The morning commute couldn't have gone much worse for the Ripon High boys water polo team.

November 13, 2014 | James Burns | High School Sports


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