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Retiring after keeping schools green for 35 years

WESTON RANCH – Manteca High alum Stephen Marleau proudly boasts that he holds the school record for most yards.

September 11, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Notebook: Sanders shines for Sierra

We knew Sierra's Bryson Sanders would be one of quarterback Jake Pruitt's favorite targets.

September 11, 2013 | James Burns | Sports Columns


What’s all the racquet?

Arabella Whitlock had just one request of her young Lathrop girls tennis team: Hold your racquets back and be ready to hit.

September 11, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


ART GRACES NEW STATION

Manteca Fire's newest station won't just look like a home featured in the nearby Del Webb community.

September 10, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


$2 yard sale buy starts jerky venture

LATHROP – The dream began with a $2 dehydrator, rescued from an assortment of trinkets and toys at a yard sale nearly 20 years ago.

September 10, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Garay passes, runs for TD in Jags’ loss

ATWATER – Angel Garay accounted for two touchdowns, but couldn't save the Manteca Jaguars junior varsity team from defeat Saturday.

September 10, 2013 | James Burns | Regional Sports


UPLIFTING GESTURE

Destiny Herrera spent most of her Monday asleep in bed, weary from the weekend's festivities.

September 10, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


LONG NIGHT

Manteca football coach Eric Reis wanted the ball in the hands of quarterback Joe Menzel. Simple as that.

September 07, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Spartans shoot for tourney title

MODESTO – Lenny Lial took one look at the Gustine bench, teeming with fresh legs, and thought the worst.

September 07, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


Teeing off on T-shirt line

Time for Brock Elliott's "Back to School" committee to go back to the drawing board.

September 06, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


Manteca’s Music Man

Manteca doesn't want to see the music die. Not from Darryl Bain's accordion, anyway.

September 06, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


In-Shape’s Fit Challenge

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September 06, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


Former Sequoia School teacher authors book

Tom Hoskins remembers Manteca fondly.

September 06, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


CORE seeing results

Have you lost some weight, Manteca?

September 06, 2013 | James Burns | Around Town


Manteca Jaguars pummel Livingston in program-wide sweep

The Manteca Jaguars put on offensive displays at every level en route to a sweep of the Livingston Wolves last weekend.

September 06, 2013 | James Burns | Regional Sports


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Articles By Author - James Burns


Sierra’s Rosendin named VOL’s Model Coach of the Year

Sierra cross country coach Mike Rosendin has been named the Valley Oak League Model Coach of the Year for 2014-15.

October 24, 2014 | James Burns | Sports Columns


QB Charles setting pace for MHS ‘O’

When Manteca coach Eric Reis sat Dakarai Charles for the first half against Lathrop, he hoped to rest his quarterback's banged-up knee.

October 23, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Unheralded WR shined vs. Oakdale

Oakdale refused to let Hunter Johnson, a preseason all-Sac-Joaquin Section selection at wide receiver, beat them through the air.

October 23, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Ripon’s next opponent lacks depth, not talent

RIPON – When Ryan Fugit looks at film of Modesto Christian, the Ripon star sees flashes of monsters past.

October 23, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


It’s got check time for Knights following defeat

RIPON – The air of confidence has been sucked out of the Ripon Christian locker room.

October 22, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


Gray visits Brock Elliot this Friday

It's been nearly a decade since she's stepped foot on this wind-swept campus, but Chelsea Gray can remember her time inside these brick-facade buildings with vivid clarity.

October 22, 2014 | James Burns | Sports Columns


East Union part of ‘discussion’ despite injuries

East Union has won three games for the first time under fourth-year football coach Willie Herrera.

October 21, 2014 | James Burns | Sports Columns


No matter what: T’wolves resilient

Let's play a word association game, shall we? When I say "Sierra High football," what adjectives and superlatives spring to mind?

October 18, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


HERE TO STAY

In nearly a decade at his post, Sierra head coach Jeff Harbison has rarely dipped into his lower-levels for talent.

October 17, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


THE OTHER BIG GAME

It might be the best matchup no one's talking about, and that's OK with East Union coach Willie Herrera.

October 16, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


TEACHING MOMENTS

LATHROP – On Friday, there wasn't much that went right for the Lathrop football team and its daring quarterback, Diego Chavez

October 15, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


THE INTERVIEW

Chelsea Gray was destined to assist others, whether by pass or by lesson. The former Brock Elliott Elementary School student has succeeded at basketball's highest levels, winning state championships at

October 14, 2014 | James Burns | Regional Sports


He makes bread selling cookbook

Boulanger Mike Kalanty never thought he'd be a writer, per se.

October 14, 2014 | James Burns | NEWS


NFL experience saves day for MHS

SANTA CLARA - Neil MacDannald traced his way through the belly of Levi's Stadium, distancing himself from a 42-21 loss to a bitter rival.

October 13, 2014 | James Burns | Sports Columns


Sophomore hits ground running

LATHROP – Statistically, it might have been Devin Nunez's worst performance under center for Sierra.

October 11, 2014 | James Burns | High School Football


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