Manteca and Sonora football fans have a chance to make the news Friday night.
Baseball's all-time stolen base leader Rickey Henderson couldn't even steal a moment to himself on Tuesday.
Manteca High has chosen a sweet theme for its upcoming homecoming week.
Kaylie Grimes recorded her best round of the season, but it wasn't enough to knock off a balanced Sierra lineup.
Charity Atkins looked up from her phone – away from another painful text message – with tears in her eyes.
RIPON – The 24-mile bike ride builds slowly out of Ripon, tracing its way along country roads through the south county.
The Manteca Futbol Club Benfica '04 girls soccer team lived up to its lofty state ranking in the first round of the State Cup.
His children are grown, the youngest three years removed from Ripon High School.
A little lady with silver and black hair emerged from a vehicle, wearing a button-down jacket and a brave face.
RIPON – Technically, the Cannon Club's first blast came after Michael Ysit crossed the goal line just 15 seconds into the game.
LATHROP – Often times, game films are like paintings.
RIPON – With a punishing running style and deceptive speed, Michael Ysit plays with the destructive force of a bowling ball.
Abdiel Chaquito did all he could to keep the Manteca's unbeaten streak and state ranking intact, turning away shot after shot.
One year ago, JROTC instructor Karl Knutsen took the challenge.
A motorcycle revved its engine, spun its tire and exited the Game Stop parking lot, leaving behind only a cloud of smoke.
In post-game huddles at opposite ends of Agostini Field, the coaching staffs for the Manteca and East Union baseball teams delivered the same message.
OAKDALE – Barring a collapse at the Trans-Valley League Championship, the Ripon High boys golf team has assured itself at least a share of its third straight league crown.
TRACY – Nick Sharp's game appears to be peaking at the right time.
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.