RIPON - Kyle Colyn's cheek twitched with nervous excitement and it was all he could do to suppress a smile.
RIPON - When you're cousins, so close in age and interests you may as well be brothers, you develop certain advantages in the athletic arena.
The Valley Oak League season lived up to expectation, delivering us four worthy title contenders, and essentially two championship games on the final night.
After sputtering midway through the season, the Green Machine has reached top speed just in time for another postseason run.
RIPON – Travis Vander Molen buried his head in his hands after misfiring on a point-blank header.
There's a special bond that exists between quarterback and coach, which makes this Friday's rivalry tilt between Manteca and East Union, well...
Jack Weaver didn't mince his words.
The Manteca-East Union freshman football game has been cancelled.
By JAMES BURNS
CERES - The last time the East Union and Central Valley boys soccer programs met in the playoffs their semifinal escalated into a shootout.
For two years, Steven Martinez has lined up on the offensive or defensive line for the Manteca varsity football team.
Alondra Avila has been accepted into the Miss Stockton/Sacrament pageant on Nov. 22.
The rain roused a tamed beast, grounded a team reaching for history and kept the Valley Oak League title chase in flux for one more week.
It's Halloween, and the spookiest holiday of the year has given football fans a real treat: defending Valley Oak League champion Manteca versus unbeaten Sierra, with more than just bragging rights at stake.
When the Jimmy Connors Veterans of Foreign Wars Post moves into its new facility next year it will do so with new bling and plenty of helping hands.
Janice Ward anxiously awaits her day in court with disabled-access advocate and litigious attorney Scott Johnson.
Manteca's Loretta Kakala could feel the anxiety building before the start of Friday's game.
Loretta Kakala and the Manteca High girls basketball team dispatched one rival and appear ready for another.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The Year of You begins anew with two participants, Jeanette Balmut and Joshua Messersmith. Each will train with a local gym with dueling styles and philosophies over the next 12 months, and their journeys will play out on the pages of the Manteca Bulletin each week.
All-Area Girls Golfer of the Year Brooke Riley has committed to Northwestern, one of the top Division I women's golf programs in the nation.
Weston Ranch boys basketball coach Chris Teevan studied his scorebook, marveling at the balance.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The Year of You begins anew with two participants, Jeanette Balmut and Joshua Messersmith. Each will train with a local gym with dueling styles and philosophies over the next 12 months, and their journeys will play out on the pages of the Manteca Bulletin each week. A story on Messermith will appear in Wednesday's Bulletin.
Students at Walter Woodward Elementary gathered on the steps of the school's amphitheater, donning new T-shirts.
Typically, coaches will use wind sprints as a way to grab their team's attention.
The fuel light flickered on for the Sierra High girls basketball team just as its bitter rival received two drops of nitro.
The Manteca Futbol Club will host the 3rd annual Riley Simmons 6v6 Shootout on Jan. 31 at Woodward Park.
Shim Lacy-Watson wants to thank the men and women of the Manteca Police Department, and she's inviting the community to join her in celebration.
LANSING, Mich. – Ken Huckaby has received a promotion.
EUGENE, Ore. – In his five months as a student-athlete at Oregon, Jake McCreath has gotten used to the chaos and the frenzy that follows the football team.