RIPON – The players gathered in shallow left field with their heads hung low, waiting … and waiting … and waiting for their skipper's final thoughts.
SACRAMENTO - Manteca High sophomore Logan Jackson capped her season with a sixth-place showing at the Sac-Joaquin Section junior varsity dive championships this past weekend.
When Kathy Beer Napolitano became pregnant, she made the difficult decision to leave the Air Force.
Watched closely by two and sometimes three defenders, Isela Rivera has had to find creative ways to keep the East Union offense moving forward this season.
When the soccer season began, the lanky junior patrolling the net for Manteca High was a bona fide star … on the volleyball court.
With the season hanging in the balance, Frank Fontana and the Manteca High tennis team looked to two of its newest players for the pivotal point.
East Union had waited five years to celebrate a Valley Oak League championship, so what was another 30 minutes?
Dakota Conners' first error in Valley Oak League play nearly cost Sierra High.
Jordan Fontanilla and Natalie Griffin stood a little taller than their peers on Saturday afternoon.
The East Union girls soccer team will rest its legs before making a charge at its first section championship.
RIPON – All week long, the talk around the Ripon baseball facility had centered on Tanner Pruett's looping curve ball.
Isela Rivera missed on a back-post header, whiffed on a breakaway from the top of box and pushed a few other shots wide.
Sierra nearly blew its chance to qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Tournament for the first time since 2010 Tuesday in the Valley Oak League Championships.
The middle of Sierra's lineup continued to terrorize Valley Oak League pitching on Tuesday.
Logan Jackson continues to make a splash in a sport where Buffalo don't often roam – diving.
Sierra cross country coach Mike Rosendin has been named the Valley Oak League Model Coach of the Year for 2014-15.
When Manteca coach Eric Reis sat Dakarai Charles for the first half against Lathrop, he hoped to rest his quarterback's banged-up knee.
Oakdale refused to let Hunter Johnson, a preseason all-Sac-Joaquin Section selection at wide receiver, beat them through the air.
RIPON – When Ryan Fugit looks at film of Modesto Christian, the Ripon star sees flashes of monsters past.
RIPON – The air of confidence has been sucked out of the Ripon Christian locker room.
It's been nearly a decade since she's stepped foot on this wind-swept campus, but Chelsea Gray can remember her time inside these brick-facade buildings with vivid clarity.
East Union has won three games for the first time under fourth-year football coach Willie Herrera.
Let's play a word association game, shall we? When I say "Sierra High football," what adjectives and superlatives spring to mind?
In nearly a decade at his post, Sierra head coach Jeff Harbison has rarely dipped into his lower-levels for talent.
It might be the best matchup no one's talking about, and that's OK with East Union coach Willie Herrera.
LATHROP – On Friday, there wasn't much that went right for the Lathrop football team and its daring quarterback, Diego Chavez
Chelsea Gray was destined to assist others, whether by pass or by lesson. The former Brock Elliott Elementary School student has succeeded at basketball's highest levels, winning state championships at
Boulanger Mike Kalanty never thought he'd be a writer, per se.
SANTA CLARA - Neil MacDannald traced his way through the belly of Levi's Stadium, distancing himself from a 42-21 loss to a bitter rival.
LATHROP – Statistically, it might have been Devin Nunez's worst performance under center for Sierra.