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.
It didn't take long for St. Mary's to realize that Sierra was a one-man show Wednesday night in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs.
RIPON – Ron Vander Molen was so worried about Millennium High's Ruben DeLeon that the Ripon Christian head coach planned all week to double team him in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs Wednesday.
SACRAMENTO - All No. 16 Weston Ranch got out of Wednesday's 91-49 loss to top-seeded Sacramento in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs was needed postseason experience.
Regardless of the outcome, East Union will smell home cookin' for the last time this season tonight when El Dorado of Placerville visits for a Sac-Joaquin Section Division III second-round playoff game.
The Sac-Joaquin Section announced Thursday that Pete Saco's 21st-year as its commissioner will be his last.
PASADENA, Md. (AP) - The freckle-faced Wonder Kid moves through a gym packed with powerlifters, gliding past the grunting, straining, muscle-bound adults.
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