Nobody would ever look at Sierra High varsity cheer captain Melisa Monciardini and think that she was at one time a shy wallflower that never thought she would get noticed when she arrived on the campus.
LATHROP – Sierra High was 10 minutes from putting itself in position for the top spot in the Valley Oak League and Lathrop's Danny Becerra changed that in a six-minute span.
TRACY - Vannida Nguyen and Rosa Zou are hoping the third time is the charm when they lock up for the Valley Oak League singles championship Thursday at Kimball High.
Manteca High had a chance to clinch at least a share of the Valley Oak League boys soccer championship at Oakdale Tuesday.
Non-league contests between Ripon Christian and Chavez High of Stockton have been going on for quite some time. The two clubs met up for their yearly installment and Chavez came in overmatched, falling to Ripon Christian 25-4, 25-19 and 25-12 Tuesday.
Under normal conditions, East Union's girls golf team wouldn't be satisfied with its score from Monday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Tournament played at Stockton's Elkhorn Golf Club.
STOCKTON - Weston Ranch is the last team remaining in the hunt for a postseason berth among Manteca Unified School District teams.
The Ripon Christian boys soccer team ended an eight-year drought under soggy conditions at Le Grand Monday.
Weston Ranch's sophomore football team came through for their biggest victory under first-year head coach Norberto Ferdine last Friday at The Corral.
Sienna Starck led a contingent of Ripon golfers in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Tournament Monday.
Ripon Christian captured its third straight volleyball championship in the Southern League Monday with a 25-12, 25-15, 25-17 sweep of host Le Grand.
Each member of the Ripon Christian Knights football program knew the importance of their Southern League showdown with Waterford High Friday. That fact made the Knights' 49-7 loss to the Wildcats even tougher to swallow.
LATHROP – With each minute of Valley Oak League soccer meaning more and more for the playoff hopeful clubs, Lathrop and Manteca put on a quality showing in a 1-1 stalemate Thursday at the Spartans' Bennie Gatto Field.
The torch was passed on the Manteca High tennis courts on Thursday.
Ripon High did not waste the opportunity to shine brightly on its senior night, knocking off the visiting Modesto Christian Crusaders 25-15, 25-20, 25-14 Thursday in Trans Valley League play.
Manteca rebounded well from its season-opening loss to Lincoln, and rebound the Buffaloes did.
STOCKTON - Thirteen turnovers and a lack of hustle on defensive rebounds led to a 16-5 first-quarter deficit for Manteca in the opening round of the ...
Linden took out its frustrations on Manteca, rallying in the second half for a commanding 2-0 win at Guss Schmiedt Field on Thursday.
STOCKTON - Lathrop fell behind to start the game Thursday, but the Spartans did not say there for long.
TURLOCK - Jadyn Shinn scored once in each half, and it was enough for the Sierra girls soccer team to come away with a 2-0 road ...
The Maytag repairman has nothing on Isabella Cruz.
Trent Rivera set the tone on his first touch of the game for East Union at Riverbank.
STOCKTON - Sierra's boys basketball team dropped a 77-74 double-overtime heartbreaker to Grant in the first round of the McDonald's Classic at Edison High ...
Some teams have little depth because of a drop-off in talent. The Sierra girls basketball team has no depth – not because of a drop-off in ...
RIPON - Anthony Sisk turned to rapper Meek Mill to get him in the right mindset for Ripon's home opener against Lathrop on Tuesday.
LATHROP - Lathrop High's girls basketball team has high hopes for the 2016-17 season.
LATHROP - A defensive standout for Lathrop last season, Ronaldo Macias boosted the attack in the battle-tested Spartans' 4-3 win over visiting St. Mary's on ...
STOCKTON - Do not mess with tradition.
Win No. 401 came easily for Sierra girls soccer coach Manuel Pires.
RANCHO CORDOVA - East Union girls basketball coach Jim Agostini let his players call the shots out of halftime Monday and it paid dividends in a ...