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Gotcha covered, coach

Neil MacDannald fired a deep ball down the sideline, leaving just enough air underneath it for safety Elijah Cooper to slide over.

November 01, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


One game at a time for Knights

They've been on a collision course for months, but Ripon Christian and Le Grand still have one game left before their worlds collide.

October 30, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


MASL: Fury unleashed in win

Ivy Benson and Tyanne Woodyard-Smith scored two goals apiece as the Manteca Fury under-19 girls soccer team distanced themselves from the Manteca Revolution on Saturday, 6-1.

October 30, 2013 | James Burns | SPORTS


Ride the Tide: Fighting cancer

The fund-raising season is demanding of its champion.

October 30, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


The biggest losers are big winners

Robert Iniquez will take the next few months to reflect on his first foray into weight-loss competitions.

October 30, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Funny thing happened on the way

His shoes and wallet have been designed tastefully for a man of his profession.

October 27, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Redemption rout for RC

RIPON – A year ago, Waterford denied Ripon Christian its first outright Southern League football championship with a stunning late-season defeat.

October 26, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


IN A KNIFE FIGHT

If Mike Midgley has a future in television, he's not saying.

October 25, 2013 | James Burns | NEWS


Jr. Buffs ready for Battle of Beasts

The Manteca Junior Buffaloes varsity team sharpened its teeth for this weekend's Battle of the Beasts with a 34-7 win over the Merced Bears.

October 22, 2013 | James Burns | Regional Sports


Indians’ run over at 21

HILMAR – Nick Price shouted until his voice went hoarse, imploring his defense to come up with one last stop.

October 19, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Respect shared by TVL’s best

Chris Johnson and Frank Marques' relationship extends beyond the painted sidelines and stands of the football field.

October 18, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


Young QBs on display in Hilmar

The success of Hilmar High's spread offense has been tied to two of the Valley's top quarterbacks.

October 16, 2013 | James Burns | High School Football


ALL TIED UP

Juan Acosta tumbled to the turf following the final whistle, wearing a look of frustration.

October 15, 2013 | James Burns | High School Sports


One-man show too much for Cowboys

Manteca Cowboys president Eddie Lopez spouted all the usual superlatives to describe his opponent following a 41-27 loss on Saturday.

October 15, 2013 | James Burns | Regional Sports


’Cats can’t catch Frisby; Jr. Buffs roll

The Manteca Junior Buffaloes bounced back from their only loss of the season with a simple formula on Saturday in a 46-8 victory over the Los Banos Wildcats.

October 15, 2013 | James Burns | Regional Sports


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Articles By Author - James Burns


Raiders rally past Manteca for series split

Ronaldo Tijero charged the dribbling baseball, bare-handing it halfway up the third-base line before releasing a rocket across the diamond.

April 18, 2015 | James Burns | High School Sports


RUN TO REMEMBER

Turns out, Tiffany McBroom was a natural.

April 18, 2015 | James Burns | NEWS


Cameras focus on ‘Kicking for Cure’

Justin Coenenberg and the Manteca High girls soccer team will make their TV debut on Monday morning.

April 18, 2015 | James Burns | NEWS


PEDAL TO THE METTLE

The English Coonhound settles in the Central Valley sun, sprawling out across a lane in the Best Western parking lot.

April 17, 2015 | James Burns | Local Columns


SKYSCRAPERS

Neither Joshua Patton nor Hunter Johnson knows what the future holds.

April 16, 2015 | James Burns | High School Sports


St. Mary’s McDonnell is East Bay bound

When Miranda McDonnell joined Ripon Aquatics less than two years ago, she sat down with coach Erik Zador and spoke candidly about her goals.

April 16, 2015 | James Burns | High School Sports


Manteca author signing his books

John Rallios has a creative habit that's not unlike "The Hobbit."

April 15, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


River Islands students present ‘Evening of Art’

River Islands Technology Academy will celebrate its second annual Evening of Art tonight.

April 15, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


Sierra freshman racks up 4th no-hitter

Lindsey Walljasper and the Sierra High softball team are playing as well as they've played all season, and their timing couldn't be any better.

April 15, 2015 | James Burns | High School Sports


Double winners abound for EU

East Union swim coach Natalie Heihn won't judge Lathrop by Tuesday's final scores.

April 15, 2015 | James Burns | High School Sports


KICK(ing) BACK

Over the years, Justin Coenenberg has used soccer as a vehicle to raise tens of thousands of dollars for children with cancer.

April 14, 2015 | James Burns | NEWS


MAP QUEST

Tristan Smith has his return to Bakersfield all mapped out, with push-pins marking all of wrestling's usual stops: league and divisional championships, Masters and lastly, state.

April 14, 2015 | James Burns | High School Sports


New digs for CORE Performance

Robert Iniguez leans against the threshold separating the weights from the indoor turf.

April 10, 2015 | James Burns | NEWS


MESS WITH THE BULL...

Not often has the Sierra High baseball team been caught in such a precarious situation.

April 08, 2015 | James Burns | High School Sports


Focused Howard cards 1-under for Manteca

Kyle Howard shot a 1-under 36 at the Manteca Park Golf Course on Wednesday afternoon to run away match medalist honors.

April 08, 2015 | James Burns | High School Sports


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