Greg Jones knocked in four runs Friday for Manteca and was a home run shy of the cycle as the Buffaloes tallied 11 hits in a 9-4 win over visiting Weston Ranch to wrap up a home-and-home sweep of the Cougars in Valley Oak League baseball action.
BERKELEY (AP) - Jeremy Hemsley scored 13 of his 20 points in the second half and Damien went on a big run in the fourth quarter to beat Campolindo 70-57 in the CIF Division III boys state basketball championship on Friday.
BERKELEY (AP) - Gigi Garcia scored two straight baskets and Alex Washington added a late layup and two free throws to lead McClatchy (Sacramento) to a 65-61 double-overtime win over Serra of Gardena in the Division I girls state basketball championship on Friday.
Various possible joint ventures for improving public safety in Manteca and Lathrop - from a combined metro police force to contracted services - are ideas that may be explored in the coming months by elected Manteca and Lathrop leaders.
This annual chili cook-off aims not only to whet taste-testers' appetites. It also offers opportunities for many area non-profit organizations to broaden the array of services that they have been providing to the community for many years by helping them raise money to fund their projects.