Juan Acosta tumbled to the turf following the final whistle, wearing a look of frustration.
Manteca Cowboys president Eddie Lopez spouted all the usual superlatives to describe his opponent following a 41-27 loss on Saturday.
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.
"We can make your eye pop out of the socket and hang there up against your cheek. ... I've got a brain you can carry around. ... We can also make it look like the bone is popping out."
OAKDALE – Eric Reis closed his postgame speech on Friday evening with three very apt words for his program:
Employee handbooks don't have protocols for apocalyptic episodes.
Manteca High football coach Eris Reis is on the cusp win No. 100 in a decorated coaching career that has spanned 12 seasons at his alma mater.
In time, the crepe myrtle plunged into the ground at Lincoln Elementary School will bloom beautiful pink flowers.
Bryan Ramos is humble but relentless, a goal-thirsty striker who won't give up on a play, a run or a teammate.
Gino Campiotti tossed two touchdowns but the Manteca Junior Buffaloes couldn't match scores with the Oakdale Stampede in a 36-14 loss.
There is Helen and there is Grace – the iconic women of the CrossFit culture.
STOCKTON – Weston Ranch High's top playmaker sat in the stands, dressed in street clothes with an undisclosed injury.
The Weston Ranch JROTC program's pinnacle moment was nearly dashed by, of all things, Major League Baseball.
RIPON – They are fish out of water, forced to find relief at high school swimming pools not their own.
"Do I hear $10? … How about $20? … $100? … $1,000?"
Jim White walked into the theatre unannounced, starting a quiet corner conversation with Sierra High athletic director Anthony Chapman.
Brett Lewis has a white-knuckle grip on the lead in the first-ever Coaches Bracket Challenge.
Behind the catcher's mask and all that armor, Jake Souza is a modern-day knight picked to help lead Sierra High's conquest.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The Manteca Unified School District students that agreed to be interviewed by the Bulletin spoke under a condition of anonymity.
I get it now.
Leo Soto doesn't have the luxury of a Gold Glove-winning shortstop or the most efficient defense in Sierra High history behind him.
The Manteca High boys tennis team continued its march toward a Valley Oak League title with a shutout victory over Sierra.
The sound of pins crashing against one another, the faint aroma of fryer food and hundreds of pairs of shoes fill Charlotte Black's work space.
One of the area's youngest coaches has an old soul when it comes to college hoops.
They've been matched in competition and their columns appear in print together every Tuesday morning.
Delia Martinez and her husband couldn't afford two gym memberships with their income, so they came up with a solution.
Rod Wright can draw up a fool-proof game plan to make your center small and insignificant and force you into bad shots.
MORAGA - The Sierra boys basketball team gathered in a dimly lit room, searching for the silver lining in a season-ending loss.
•Sierra student cheer section largest in years
Destiny can be a cruel bride.