A group of tennis moms have partnered with the San Joaquin Valley Tennis Academy Future Stars 2000s program.
RIPON – Ripon quieted the non-believers with a performance for the ages during its Trans Valley League opener at Stouffer Field.
If defense wins championships, don't tell that to Sierra head coach Jeff Harbison. The T'Wolves (2-1) are giving up 34.6 points a game this year including 58 during a three-point win over Chavez of Stockton Sept. 13. After a week off last Friday, Sierra along with East Union will open up Valley Oak League play Friday night at home. Sierra (2-1) will bump heads with Kimball Tracy at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m., ...
Sierra's Vanessa Rodriguez was the medalist during Thursday's 246-274 Valley Oak League victory over Sonora at the Manteca Parks Golf Course.
East Union picked up four of its points from singles victories during Thursday's 6-3 Valley Oak League victory over host Sierra.
Ripon Christian improved to 3-0 in the Southern League after a five-set victory over host Turlock Christian Thursday, 22-25, 25-22, 27-29, 25-17, 15-7.
East Union had Oakdale on the ropes during Thursday's Valley Oak League matchup at Dino Cunial Field.
Ripon didn't face the stiffest of competition this preseason. That doesn't seem to matter much to head coach Chris Johnson, whose Indians (4-0) will be looking to knock off traditional Trans-Valley League powerhouse Escalon for a second straight season Friday at Stouffer Field in the league opener. Ripon Christian (2-1), meanwhile, makes its longest trip of the regular season as Mariposa awaits for a battle of Southern League contenders. Last year was the first time ...
SALIDA – Ripon Christian's run defense was as stingy as could be Friday night under the lights at Modesto Christian High.
Manteca senior Abdiel Chaquito was nothing short of impressive during Thursday's Valley Oak League showdown between the Valley Oak League's defending co-champions Sierra at Guss Schmeidt Field.
Manteca dropped two singles competitions but still overpowered Kimball of Tracy 7-2 during Thursday's Valley Oak League match in Tracy.
Ripon was pushed to its first five-game match of the season Thursday night. The Indians had their final preseason tune-up against visiting Los Banos as they prep for their Trans Valley League opener next week against Escalon. Ripon evened their record to 5-5 after defeating the Tigers in a fifth and decisive game, 18-25, 26-24, 16-25, 25-22, 15-9. "We start (TVL) on Tuesday," Ripon head coach Adrienne Uecker said. "And I'm proud of my kids. ...
Andrew Manes had himself a game Thursday. Manes finished with three assists and a goal as Ripon Christian netted three in the first half of a 4-0 Southern League victory over visiting Denair Thursday. The game was scoreless through 17 minutes until Manes assisted Travis Vander Molen in front of the net. In the 21st minute, Manes found Kyle Van Vuren for the 2-0 advantage. Manes then recorded a third assist in the 39th minute ...
Manteca High's Winter Gym seems to bring out the best in Monica King. East Union's senior outside hitter showed up in a big way on Wednesday, finishing with 12 kills and 10 digs during a 3-0 sweep over cross-town rival Manteca, 25-11, 25-10, 25-18. "Monica loves playing over here," East Union head coach Rich Posz said. "She had a great night, and I think she had a statement to make." This was the Lancers' Valley ...
Weston Ranch hosted a five-game loss (25-19, 22-25, 23-25, 25-23, 15-17) against visiting Kimball on Wednesday evening to open Valley Oak League play.
Andie Shelton is one of the best talents to ever come out of the area. After being named an All-American last week, Ripon Christian's senior setter reached another milestone Thursday afternoon and signed her National Letter of Intent. She chose to continue her career at the University of Pacific next year and passed up on multiple other offers.
YUBA CITY – Ripon Christian goalie Lukas Vermeulen had four opportunities to propel his squad into the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII title game Wednesday evening.
It was a mismatch from the start.
RIPON – Ripon took nearly 30 minutes to get on the scoreboard during Thursday's opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V tournament.
RIPON – Ripon Christian standout Travis Vander Molen raced up the field after scoring the game's second goal, repeatedly tapping his head with his index while celebrating toward the home crowd.
Vanden's defense was stingy during the quarterfinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III tournament Thursday night.
Lathrop, East Union and Weston Ranch didn't produce the results they hoped for prior to the start of the season.
The Manteca Jr. Buffaloes' varsity youth football team opened up Cen-Cal postseason play on Saturday against the Turlock Vikings and eliminated them 38-8.
Alex Laurel didn't disappoint a capacity crowd Friday at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium, a game that would decide the Valley Oak League champion.
There's a lot at stake for Sierra tonight during its Valley Oak League showdown against Manteca at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Francisco Garcia and Joseph Mayorca came up clutch for Weston Ranch during Wednesday's Valley Oak League finale at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Ripon sophomore Ellie Waters took second overall in the girls varsity 5,000 meter race during Wednesday's Trans Valley League Championships at Modesto's Legion Park.
Manteca junior Marcus Montano refused to let his Buffaloes end the regular season on a losing note during Wednesday's Valley Oak League finale at Guss Schmeidt Field on Senior Night.
RIVERBANK – Ripon's 21-game Trans Valley League winning streak came to a halt last week against Hilmar, but that didn't faze the Indians Friday night.
STOCKTON - Manteca had a chance to clinch a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth with a victory over Weston Ranch Thursday, but the Cougars had different plans on Senior Night.