RIPON – Two running backs chasing each other in the stat book found themselves on opposite ends of the emotional spectrum Friday evening.
Heller Lipsett's death was sudden and tragic, shaking her family at home and in the classroom.
Christian Williams might be the most dynamic return man in the nation. On one leg even.
Frank Alvarado couldn't believe his eyes as he rolled into the parking lot at Library Park for the start of Saturday's "Ride the Tide."
RIPON – For most of the afternoon, Brooke Riley greeted every shot, whether good or bad, with the same blank expression.
The lights to Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium remained lit hours after a rivalry was put to rest early Saturday morning.
The gray in his stubble gives him away. Still, Manteca High defensive coordinator Rick James admits …
Neil MacDannald fired a deep ball down the sideline, leaving just enough air underneath it for safety Elijah Cooper to slide over.
They've been on a collision course for months, but Ripon Christian and Le Grand still have one game left before their worlds collide.
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.
The fund-raising season is demanding of its champion.
Robert Iniquez will take the next few months to reflect on his first foray into weight-loss competitions.
His shoes and wallet have been designed tastefully for a man of his profession.
RIPON – A year ago, Waterford denied Ripon Christian its first outright Southern League football championship with a stunning late-season defeat.
If Mike Midgley has a future in television, he's not saying.
The East Union baseball team won't see Tokay and sophomore pitcher Nick Dentoni the rest of the season, and that's a good thing.
It's a soda addiction of another sort.
If Tuesday's match with Kimball was a barometer for how good East Union can be this season, consider this:
Camron Moebius isn't an Eagle Scout just yet. It's a process, he says, complete with a mountain of paperwork and merit badge requirements.
Its logo might adorn all the letterhead and signage, but Manteca High soccer coach Justin Coenenberg will be the first to admit the "Kicking for a Cure" game is an event driven by the community.
Jocelyn Patane was nervous, intimidated and at times, lost on the wide-open stretches of the soccer field.
In black shades and a Hawaiian button-up, Larry Teunissen is the epitome of beach-boy cool.
Sierra's Jack Thomson turned to a teenager for direction late in a 7-1 victory, and the Hall of Fame skipper was rewarded for his faith.
Sierra High's playoff push got off on the right foot Tuesday evening with a blast off the left foot of Sydnee Canales.
RIPON – Trey Ozenbaugh joined the Ripon Christian football staff on a whim.
Ron Long climbed into the van parked at the rear of Fagundes Meats and Catering, his voice and imagination filling the empty cab.
A month ago, the Make-A-Wish Foundation brought Riley Simmons' wildest dreams to life, surprising the 11-year-old cancer survivor with a Hawaiian vacation.
Frank Teixeira pulls clumps of thinly sliced tri-tip from a tin with silver tongs, layering it like bricks across a bread roll.
From the front window of his home, Donald Foster watched Popeyes rise slowly from a dirt lot in the Marketplace shopping center.
The champ is staggered and in search of a 12th round knockout.