Throughout Ripon High's 2011-12 wrestling season, several components fell into place at the right time.
The McNair Invitational was the first 18-hole event for East Union and Manteca High's boys teams this season, and coaches from both programs came away pleased on Monday.
One of the short-term goals coach Justin Coenenberg has set for Manteca High's girls soccer team is to keep every team it faces scoreless through the first half of its Valley Oak League schedule.
It is one thing to follow the path and end the journey where so many before have traveled.
Nine boys tennis teams hailing from leagues in the southern half of the Sac-Joaquin Section converged on the courts of Manteca High for the first Manteca Invitational Friday.
After suffering through the wrong end of a perfect game the Weston Ranch Cougars responded, asserting themselves as a viable Valley Oak League threat in a 4-1 victory over the Manteca Buffaloes Friday in Stockton.
LATHROP – After taking a fifth inning lead in Friday's back-and-forth Valley Oak League contest with Kimball High, the Lathrop Spartans fell apart, giving up back-to-back four run innings to close out an 11-3 loss Friday.
With aspirations for a Valley Oak League title embedded in the program, East Union had a clear agenda when it came to visiting Sonora Thursday in Valley Oak League play. The Lancers handled business, beating Sonora 204-226 at Manteca Golf Course.
Another day, another win for the Valley Oak League leading Manteca High boys tennis team.
The Lathrop Spartans were finally able to put it all together, taking down Sonora on the road 10-7 for their first-ever Valley Oak League win Thursday.
After outlasting rival Sierra last week, Manteca High's varsity boys track team continued its early-season roll with a 94-51 win over visiting Sonora Thursday.
Oakdale High's Mark Ortiz took a pitch off his batting helmet, but it was East Union that felt the pain Thursday at Agostini Field.
Jake Corn was perfect for the Manteca Buffaloes Wednesday against Weston Ranch.
After spotting the Kimball Jaguars a three-run lead in the top of the first, Lathrop chipped away to force extra innings, and score the winning run in the eighth inning of a 4-3 Valley Oak League win Wednesday.
Jack Thomson's 501st victory will have to wait.
OAKDALE – Records are made to be broken, and three were eclipsed Saturday in the Valley Oak League swimming championships at Oakdale High.
East Union lost a pitcher's duel to Central Catholic on Wednesday.
Sierra High's playoff hopes became a little bit tougher following Friday's 11-7 Valley Oak League loss to visiting Oakdale.
LATHROP - Devin Sullivan pitched five strong innings in his first start in more than month, and Manteca rapped out 16 hits in completing a series ...
Sierra High's boys track and field team had to truly early its Valley Oak League championship, and it ended the regular season undefeated with ...
RIPON - A team rarely celebrates a tie, and while two-time defending Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII champion Ripon Christian was not all smiles after tying visiting ...
Two days after pitching a perfect game against rival Manteca, Sierra ace Lindsey Walljasper didn't get the nod for the Timberwolves' rematch with once-beaten ...
TRACY - C.J. Drain scored the eventual-game winning run, then struck out the side in the bottom of the eighth inning as Weston Ranch escaped ...
Barely three minutes into the game, Ivy Benson fought through a pack of Oakdale defenders for a goal, and midway through the first half Leah ...
The race for the fourth and final Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth is on in the Valley Oak League.
Central Catholic found out firsthand last week that there is no quit in Manteca.
It was home sweet home for East Union's five seniors during a Valley Oak League "away" softball game against Central Catholic, which does not ...
TRACY - Scott Tolman made school history during his outstanding junior season.
Oakdale handed Sierra an own goal in the game's first minute Monday and battled back from a three-goal deficit to knock the Timberwolves out ...
Regardless of the outcome, three Manteca High boys tennis players are going to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Individual Tournament.