TURLOCK - The East Union High varsity girls soccer team had its good moments but also proved there is work to be done after going 1-3 in the Pitman Tournament this past Friday and Saturday.
ACAMPO - The Manteca Area Soccer League under-10 girls all-stars completed their Bill Meyer Winter League season with an 11-0-3 record and the championship. The Sharks went 4-0 in the season-ending playoffs at Oak View School this past weekend.
The Manteca Cowboys youth football organization of the National Youth Football League is conducting open signups at Straw Hat Pizza in Manteca from 6-8 p.m.
On April 9 and 10, Manteca area youth softball players, as well as young women throughout the Central Valley, will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn the fundamentals of softball from some of the best players ever to play the game.
Forty years ago, on February 28, 1969, the East Union High basketball team upset their cross-town rivals at Manteca High 70-61. This was after 24 consecutive losses in EUHS's first two cage seasons. Manuel Luis and Dean Rich led the Lancers with 17 points apiece and Don White added 13 more to the winning total. Manteca High's Steve Beaver led all scorers with 22 points in a losing cause. Lindsay Munoz added 11 points for the Buffaloes.
For the first time in 15 seasons, the East Union Lancers are headed back to the big dance.
RIPON - Ripon High senior Ryan Mackey has grown all too comfortable with his back pressed up against the wall.
TURLOCK – After losing the big-time production of Briana DeVries to graduation a year ago, there was a lot of uncertainty surrounding the Ripon Christian girls basketball program heading into this season.
Ron Vander Molen has enjoyed watching his Ripon Christian Knights make great strides in the later stages of the season, but he's hoping their best basketball is still ahead of them as they lock up with No. 4 Victory Christian in Carmichael tonight for a second-round Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoff matchup.
All eyes were on Manteca High's Alex Barragan and Pejpal Virk after all of the other matches were completed.
Sierra got off to a hot start Thursday at home, scoring five runs in the first inning.
The 2nd Annual Mary Ann Wallace-Pangburn Manteca Unified Student Trust All-star Event will take place Saturday at Sierra High.
Congratulations to Skeet Reese from Auburn for winning this past weekend's Bassmaster Classic.
It would have taken a miracle for Manteca to overcome's Oak Ridge's good fortune.