LODI - If East Union is to turn its season around, now is the time to do it. The Lancers came into Monday's Lodi/Tokay Easter Classic opener against West of Tracy at Tony Zupo Field losers of six of their last eight, but coach Dan Triglia believes his team is much better than it has been playing. East Union proved him right, at least for one day, with an easy 7-1 victory over the Wolf ...
RIVERBANK - A win is always preferred, but Travis Haveman and his Ripon Christian girls soccer team gladly took their thrilling 5-5 tie with Riverbank in Trans Valley League action Monday.
Alex Garlets made up the difference of the Mets' 8-2 victory over the Yankees in Northgate Little League major division action last Wednesday.
Opening weekend play for the Manteca Area Soccer League on Saturday at Bella Vista Park featured the Revolution and Blue Angels.
Yes, Nicole Vanni can score. There's a reason why she leads the Sac-Joaquin Section with 35 goals. But 15th-year Sierra High head coach Manuel Pires thinks that this year's group is the best offensive team he's had in a long time. "And I've had some great offensive teams," he said. His point was proven in Thursday's surprisingly dominant 4-0 victory over three-time defending Valley Oak League and Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV champion Sonora at Daniel ...
It could have been anyone in that bedroom. Just a regular high school sophomore with a good grade point average. A solid, defensive-minded baller on the hardwood, and a well-liked, never-in-trouble kid off of it. "(Advanced Placement) classes, honor roll, didn't have any enemies, friends with everyone, he was the middle man - the mediator, he kept the peace," Weston Ranch sophomore basketball coach Eddie Menzel said. Anyone could have been standing in that bedroom ...
There was plenty of praise to be spread among the Manteca High soccer team Thursday evening after the Buffaloes pulled out a 1-1 tie with Oakdale at Guss Schmiedt Field.
CERES - East Union put itself in a favorable position after getting past Martin Gomez ace and Central Valley at home Tuesday.
CERES - The wind and cold played a factor, but the tricky St. Stanislaus course was the main reason Manteca struggled in a 247-267 loss to Ceres Thursday afternoon.
Recently, an uncle of mine passed away. Fishing was one of his passions along with being an avid hobbyist.
OAKDALE - Manteca suffered its second straight Valley Oak League setback Thursday at Oakdale, 3-2.
LATHROP - Sierra High sophomore Chelsea Bereta had a day to remember Thursday, as she hit a pair of home runs and pitched a complete-game, one-hitter with seven strikeouts in a 14-1 win over Lathrop.
Kenny Leasure was one of the smallest players on the field, but he made one of the game's biggest plays in Sierra's 5-4 Valley Oak League win over visiting Ceres Tuesday.
It's not a Manteca versus Sonora tennis match unless a few feathers are ruffled. The Buffaloes had their 38-match Valley Oak League win streak snapped Tuesday in an 8.5-6.5 loss to the Wildcats that felt doubly bitter considering the opponent. It's no secret that there's no love lost between the Manteca and Sonora tennis programs. Both sides, which have split the VOL crown in each of the past five seasons, have a heated history of ...
OAKDALE - Sierra was 10 minutes away from recording its 14th shutout of the season, but the Mustangs of Oakdale didn't go down that easily.
STOCKTON – The Lathrop Jr. Spartans junior varsity team made a respectable run in the Delta Youth Football League playoffs.
Ivy Benson and Tyanne Woodyard-Smith scored two goals apiece as the Manteca Fury under-19 girls soccer team distanced themselves from the Manteca Revolution on Saturday, 6-1.
BERKELEY (AP) - As good as Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion and wide receiver Brandin Cooks are going right now, they hardly needed the help afforded by California's porous defense.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Decades have passed. But Rich Cooper still vividly remembers standing on a baseball field as a kid, silently praying the ball wouldn't come anywhere near him.
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