With the game slipping away, East Union football coach Willie Herrera turned his attention to the ambulance near the north end zone.
Mosquitoes are all the buzz these days, turning up in record numbers throughout the country.
MODESTO – The season is young, but Rich Posz can already see the growth in his team.
HUIGHSON - A questionable call kept the Ripon High boys soccer team from playing for a championship on Saturday.
STOCKTON - Two days into their first varsity soccer season and the much ballyhooed junior class at Weston Ranch has a title.
Zach Magana has studied from the best in the country, quarterbacks with champion pedigrees and shelves full of trophies.
Lost in all the buzz surrounding the start of football season are those like Beau Fryer.
In June, sun-baked vineyards in Northern California waited ... and waited ... and waited for Mother Nature to shower their crops.
A is for Abeyta. Former Ripon High football coach Manuel Abeyta passed away on Aug. 4. Though he never coached Chris Johnson, he was instrumental in welcoming the Indians' current head coach to the community in 1983.
Billy Sharmoug is one of the strongest linemen to ever play for Manteca High coach Eric Reis.
On a sticky summer afternoon, the familiar sights and sounds of football season return to this Central Valley stadium.
RIPON – When Chris Johnson says he's worked closely with Ripon quarterback Nick Price, he's not fudging.
They've toiled in the shadows of others. They've struggled with injury and doubt and distractions, and have left their pain on the weight-room floor. Through it all, they've kept their focus on fall's Friday night lights, emerging as captains and leaders and MVP types. This is their time now – everyone's sure of it – so remember the names. Introducing 2013's breakout performers:
RIPON – Andrew Brown will be the focal point of opposing defenses this season.
WESTON RANCH – Seth Davis wants to build a legacy on a South Stockton campus accustomed to uneven results and change.
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.
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.
East Union coach Willie Herrera put the future of the football program on the shoulders of a sophomore quarterback.
The Holly Rochelle Dance Company will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Sunday with a twist only a dancer could pull off.
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.
Willie Herrera knows just how close his East Union football team came to winning its season opener two weeks ago.
The Manteca High boys soccer team took full advantage of its first practice in nearly a week.
The two-point conversion has long been the nemesis of Manteca High football coach Eric Reis.
Manteca High coach Eric Reis put the headphones away at the half.
Despite heavy graduation losses, the Manteca High football team has begun the season on the watch list for a CIF State Bowl berth.
The National Pro Grid League has canceled its next two competitions, including the match between the San Francisco Fire and Boston Irons on Sunday.
Manteca High striker Marcus Montano trotted off the field with about five minutes left in Wednesday's match.
The Manteca High freshman football team has filled the vacancy on its schedule.
Costco has just about anything you could ever imagine, including compliments.
He bounced near the starting line - wrists wrapped, hands covered in powder. The entire arena bounced along with him.