the 12th Annual Punt, Pass & Kick event took place at Button Estates Park on Super Bowl Sunday.
The Delta Rebels youth football organization will hold its annual awards banquet Jan. 30 at the East Union High cafeteria.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's sophomore girls basketball team managed to make a game of it after trailing by as much as nine points midway through the fourth quarter, but the Knights were unable to complete the comeback in a 44-40 loss to Hughson.
OAKDALE - The Manteca Sharks under-10 girls soccer team maintained its unbeaten record in Bill Meyer Winter League action after a scoreless tie against Modesto and a 5-2 victory over Oakdale Saturday.
RIPON - Whether it was the full-court press, half-court trap, man-to-man or 2-3 zone defense, Ripon Christian had no answers for Hughson in a 42-23 Trans Valley League loss Monday.
The four-year college route didn't work out.
The Storm played the Sparks in the bantam division of the Manteca Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball League on Saturday at the Golden West Community Gym.
JACKSON - The Weston Ranch High wrestling team turned in yet another impressive tournament performance Saturday at the Jackson Duals hosted by Argonaut High, finishing 4-1 overall and wrestling what Pat King called its best match of the season in its only loss to North Coast Section power Upper Lake.
ESCALON - Escalon High's Lloyd Engel Tournament always features a number of wrestling powerhouses and 2009 was no different.
The East Union sophomore boys basketball team evened its Valley Oak League record at 1-1 with a 50-42 win over Sonora Friday night at the Dalben Center.
CERES - Central Valley hit 11 second-half 3-pointers and stormed back from a 41-22 halftime deficit to force overtime, but Weston Ranch got it done in the extra frame behind three clutch Charray Poole free throws to claim a thrilling 76-73 win.
The rims at their own Dalben Center were unkind to the East Union Lancers.
LODI – Just two days after revealing its realignment proposal, the Sac-Joaquin Section capped a big week by presenting a revamped playoff system that could end up taking into affect as early as next year.
RIPON - Not much went wrong for Ripon High in an 82-55 home pasting of Summerville Friday night, the last non-league contest to count toward postseason power ratings.
Another glorious Bowl Championship Series season has come and gone, and I don't know about you, but I'm still buzzing over having just crowned four separate college football champions.
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