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 …
In Frank Alvarado's mind, the terms are pretty clear: If cancer is going to continue to affect people in his life, well…
It won't be a battle of the bands so much as an all-star collaboration.
Manteca and Sonora football fans have a chance to make the news Friday night.
Baseball's all-time stolen base leader Rickey Henderson couldn't even steal a moment to himself on Tuesday.
Manteca High has chosen a sweet theme for its upcoming homecoming week. The Buffaloes will take a trip to the "Candy Shop" for its annual fall celebration. On Wednesday, the dress code will take a trip down the candy aisle. Freshmen have been assigned Jolly Ranchers. Sophomore drew Nerds. Juniors will incorporate Skittles into their wardrobe, and seniors have been given Lifesavers. On the Thursday, during the lunchtime activity, participants will ...
Kaylie Grimes recorded her best round of the season, but it wasn't enough to knock off a balanced Sierra lineup.
Charity Atkins looked up from her phone – away from another painful text message – with tears in her eyes.
RIPON – The 24-mile bike ride builds slowly out of Ripon, tracing its way along country roads through the south county.
The Manteca Futbol Club Benfica '04 girls soccer team lived up to its lofty state ranking in the first round of the State Cup.
His children are grown, the youngest three years removed from Ripon High School. So if you're charting rooting interests in the Indians' football program, Scott Ambrose should have none. Technically speaking, that is. Ambrose could spend his Friday evenings doing just about anything else – pruning his trees and shrubs, catching up on back episodes of NCIS and Duck Dynasty, or entertaining friends. Yet Ambrose shows up to every Ripon High home game, wearing red ...
A little lady with silver and black hair emerged from a vehicle, wearing a button-down jacket and a brave face.
RIPON – Technically, the Cannon Club's first blast came after Michael Ysit crossed the goal line just 15 seconds into the game.
LATHROP – Often times, game films are like paintings. Two people can spend hours studying the same canvas, examining its intricacies, searching for the deeper meaning in every brush stroke, only to walk away with different takes. Steven Wichman and Chris Johnson have reviewed Lathrop High's game film in preparation for today's regional showdown, and – go figure – each has a different interpretation of the Spartans' 0-2 start. Wichman is Lathrop's first-year coach, which ...
RIPON – With a punishing running style and deceptive speed, Michael Ysit plays with the destructive force of a bowling ball.
Jake LeDon shuffles the defense around with a broken hand wrapped in padding and bandages.
Alex Laurel was locked in competition with Lonny Powell, Kalen McDonald and the rest of the Sacramento defense, but everything he chased was standing on the sideline.
John Perez Sr. pulled into the stadium parking lot nearly three hours before kickoff and was still tardy to the tailgate party.
STOCKTON – Billy Sharmoug and Elijah Cooper tugged at the corners of the blue banner, jostling for possession of football's ultimate keepsake.
STOCKTON – The Manteca High football team claimed its third Sac-Joaquin Section championship in eight years, routing Sacramento 49-6 in a driving rain at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
Nearly 200 more families will enjoy a Thanksgiving Day turkey thanks to the sacrifice of many over the weekend.
The Turkey Day Throwdown crowned two winners: Sean Sanders, Marco Marchinni and Catie Marchinni in the scaled division; and Mark Gonzales, Matt Tafoya and Jazz Herrera in the RX'd division.
Ben Theiss' quick assessment of the inaugural Heller Lipsett Memorial Run, which took place Sunday:
Alex Laurel jumped over the goal line, splitting two defenders on the way to his fourth touchdown of the evening.
A Manteca man was sentenced on Friday to 165 years to life in prison for a multitude of sexual misconduct charges stemming from exchanges he had with two children.
Pat Langdon isn't much of a video game connoisseur, but he did raise two teenagers at the height of the industry's explosion.
Upon further review, Manteca High's wild 69-55 win over Central Valley in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs was one for the ages.
"Big, Bad Benfica" earned the respect of its peers and the adoration of an entire soccer community, just not the cup it chased for months.
The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.
Hunched over, Eric Reis pulled two of his strongest linemen out of the crowd and pointed to his back.