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Thiara wins three races to help pace Sierra boys

FAIR OAKS – Bikram Thiara won three events Saturday in the Bella Vista Bronco Invitational and helped lead the Sierra boys to a fourth-place finish. McKenna Albrecht had the lone first place for the fourth-place Timberwolves girls.

April 23, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


HAYBALERS TOP EU

TRACY - San Benito-Hollister broke open a scoreless game with three runs in the fifth inning Saturday and East Union could only answer back with two as the Haybalers won the Platinum Bracket consolation championship of the NorCal Classic 3-2 at the Tracy Softball Complex.

April 23, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


SWEET REVENGE

Incentive.

April 22, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


DOWN TO THE WIRE

It came down to the last batter Thursday but East Union came up just a little short as with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh as Lancers designated hitter Tyler Slaughter hit a towering fly ball to the right-field fence. Starting Sierra pitcher Jacob Peterson got under the ball and fought off the sun for a game-saving catch and a 6-5 win Valley Oak League win for the visiting Timberwolves at Agostini Field.

April 21, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Cougars fight off East Union surge to sweep Lancers

East Union battled tough in the first and third sets Wednesday but it was not enough as visiting Weston Ranch swept the Lancers 25-23, 25-13, 27-25 in Valley Oak League volleyball action at Dalben Center.

April 20, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


EU TOP BUFFS IN VOL GOLF

East Union placed all five scoring golfers under 45 Tuesday and defeated Manteca 214-269 in Valley Oak League action at the Manteca Park Golf Course.

April 18, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


SPARTANS SWEEP SIERRA

Lathrop's Gabriel Gutierrez reeled off seven consecutive aces in the second set which was the only one that host Sierra did not lead once as the Spartans swept the Timberwolves 26-24, 25-18, 26-24 in Valley Oak League volleyball action.

April 18, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


New arena same results for Kings

The following column popped up on Facebook from a year ago. While the first part of it is something I have written about many times, the second half has to do with how a new arena was going to do nothing to help the Sacramento Kings.

April 17, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Patience at plate pays off for East Union

LATHROP – Patience and pinpoint pitching paid off for visiting East Union on Thursday in a 13-2 five-inning mercy rule Valley Oak League baseball win over Lathrop.

April 14, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Manteca High dominates in softball win over Kimball

TRACY – Haighlee Kissee dominated in the circle and at the plate Wednesday to lead Manteca to a 13-2 Valley Oak League softball win over host Kimball.

April 13, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Owen helps power EU past Oakdale

Izabella Owen showed cleanup power in the leadoff slot for East Union on Wednesday.

April 13, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


SPLL Blue Jays, Twins tie

The Blue Jays came close to avenging an opening-day loss to the Twins but left Israel Rosenblum stranded at third in the bottom of the sixth inning, ending the game in a 4-4 tie in Spreckels Park Little League minor action.

April 11, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


BUFFS ON A ROLL

Manteca did not trail until the third set Monday and then the visiting Buffaloes did not trail for long in a 25-10, 25-15, 25-21 sweep over East Union in Valley Oak League boys volleyball action at Dalben Center.

April 11, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


East Union fends off Buffs

East Union's Alexis Erich came up big in the field and at the plate Friday to lead the visiting Lancers to a 1-0 Valley Oak League softball victory over cross-town rival Manteca.

April 07, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Buffs alone in 1st after sweeping WR

STOCKTON - For the second time in as many nights, the Manteca boys volleyball team knocked off an undefeated Valley Oak League foe on the road to claim sole possession of first place, sweeping host Weston Ranch 25-19, 25-23, 25-20 on Thursday.

April 07, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


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10-run blitz sends Giants to win in Spreckels Park LL

Sante Duarte's two-RBI double in the second inning and his two-RBI single in the third was part of a 10-run blitz for the Giants ...

June 05, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Sports Columns


MLL Yankees advance

The Yankees used a five-run first to take a lead they would not relinquish Friday in a 6-2 consolation-bracket win over the Cubs in Manteca ...

June 02, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Regional Sports


SPLL Twins win on RBI walk

Jayden Morales drew a full-count, bases-loaded walk with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning Thursday to give the Twins an 8-7 walk-off ...

June 02, 2017 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Homers power Manteca A’s past Yanks

Tyler Paul Wentworth and Seth Van Dyk had the big bats for the Manteca Little League major A's on Wednesday with Wentworth and Van ...

June 01, 2017 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


Thiara races to surprise gold at Masters

ELK GROVE - Sierra's Bikram Thiara is returning to the CIF State Track and Field Championships, but this time his path south was paved with ...

May 27, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


FINAL HURDLE

ELK GROVE - Following the first day of the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track and Field Championships on Thursday, Sierra's Bikram Thiara will compete in two ...

May 26, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


KNIGHTS WIN 1ST SJS TITLE

STOCKTON - Katie O'Leary homered for top-seeded Ripon Christian and Elizabeth Thomas ripped a pair of RBI doubles as the Knights hammered No. 3 Stone ...

May 25, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Lorge’s homer launches Sierra into final

STOCKTON - Hitting behind Lindsey Walljasper just might have its advantages.

May 25, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


WITHIN REACH

STOCKTON - No. 1 Ripon Christian found itself in a rare position Tuesday but was able to battle back from its first deficit of the postseason ...

May 24, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Football


PENNANT CHASE

The Phillies scored 10 runs in the final two innings to down the Braves 11-3 in a Northgate Little League major playoff elimination game.

May 23, 2017 | Dave Campbell | SPORTS


SWEET REVENGE

STOCKTON - East Union pitcher Mikayla Bongi was on fire Monday night, allowing just one hit, striking out 11 Vista del Lago batters and retiring 16 ...

May 23, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


RIPON RULES

STOCKTON – Sometimes, it pays to read the rule book.

May 22, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


Walljasper nails pair of home runs in SHS win

STOCKTON – Lindsey Walljasper took some of her pitching mojo into the batter's box Saturday, belting two home runs and sending a third offering to ...

May 22, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


RC two out rally: 12 runs

STOCKTON – No. 1 Ripon Christian gave a new meaning to the term "two-out rally" on Saturday, scoring 12 runs in the second inning of a ...

May 21, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


ONE-HIT WONDER

Lincoln pitcher Lexee Sheiring did not give up a hit to East Union until the seventh inning, when Delaney Pamplin led off the frame with ...

May 19, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports


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