MODESTO - The Manteca Cowboys overcame mistakes and missed opportunities on offense by clamping down on the other side of scrimmage in their 14-6 varsity victory over the Central Valley Panthers Saturday at Prescott Elementary.
The Ripon Chiefs were hard at work Friday afternoon in preparation for an Aug. 15 jamboree scrimmage in Winton. Head coach Rennie DePrue will lead his Chiefs into the first contest of the season Aug. 22 at Central Catholic. The Chiefs return home to Ripon High the following week for the home opener.
Eighty years ago, on July 27, 1929, the Tracy Tigers decisioned the Manteca Maulers at Tracy by the score of 3 to 2. The game was one of those stingy affairs, neither side getting a lot of chances to break any records. This was simply because of the adverse weather conditions and the work of the two pitchers. Benny Hooper was responsible for both Manteca runs. He worked a bases-loaded walk to force Stan Dinkel in for a second inning run and then tripled in the sixth to drive Dewey Percival across. The weather condition that we were speaking about ...
The 12th Annual Sierra High Soccer Camp kicked off Tuesday at Sierra High. Sierra coaches and players were on hand to give campers both group and individual instruction. BOTTOM LEFT PHOTO: Sierra assistant coach John Abrew looks on as a camper practices a stop-and-start move.
70 years ago, on July 20, 1939, it was a wild struggle in the feature softball game at Recreation Park with everything happening for seven innings, but after the smoke had cleared away, the Valley Brew team from Stockton held a win over the Manteca Honeydews by the score of 11 to 10.
TURLOCK - Led by seven high-point winners, including an impressive 1-2-3 sweep in the 6-under girls division, the Ripon Sea Lions dominated in claiming the Mid-Valley Swim League Championships title Saturday at Pitman High.