Noah Valdez might have the spirit and moves of a basketball player, but he's got a legion of soccer players cheering him on.
It hasn't taken Randy Schaapman long to leave his mark on collegiate rodeo.
Recycling Rumble's reigning champion won't relinquish its title without a fight.
The Delta Rebels are no more.
Emily Whitaker answered a call-out for a quirky San Francisco art show, never realizing her submission would be accepted and then broadcast across the globe by a leading news source.
Is Junior bouncing around in his car seat? Is little Missy struggling to stay upright?
The Manteca Area Soccer League's spring season is just around the corner.
RIPON – The Ripon Christian girls basketball team defended its title. So did star guard Teagan Manus.
LATHROP – Law enforcement officers and MedicAlert representatives will be there. So too will a mental expert and the parents of special needs children.
There are two things Phil Waterford loves just as much as putting someone in the right car or truck.
Two Manteca fitness centers traded the comforts of home for one of Northern California's popular trails on Sunday morning.
Boutique Couture will open its new location at 204 Main Street in Ripon in April, said owner Carol Noceti.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Susan McCreath has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by the Manteca Bulletin and CORE Athletic Performance. Her journal, along with her measurements, will appear in Tuesday's print edition.
By JAMES BURNS
LATHROP – History has followed Gabe Padilla's arrival on the Lathrop High campus, but even the second-year soccer coach understands they are but small steps in a long climb.
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.
RIPON – Billy Marr engineered two scoring drives in the final three minutes as Ripon Christian completed a come-from-behind victory on Friday evening.
For three years, Billy Sharmoug and Isaac McClain were the big men on the Manteca High campus.
It looks like the Manteca High football team will have its big stars for the big game.
Angelica Dean was, by all accounts, caring, selfless and hardworking, and the longtime Manteca resident used those traits to build a career in assisting the elderly.
MERCED – The lobby at Coffee Bandits froths with conversation of all flavors, and it's not uncommon to find those on divergent paths sharing creamers.
Jeff Harbison pointed to the scoreboard hanging over the crowd at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium, inviting everyone to take one last look.
LE GRAND – Billy Marr never saw the rush.