In recent seasons the matchup between the East Union and Oakdale golf teams has held great significance in the Valley Oak League standings. That likely will not be the case this year as East Union cruised to a 70-stroke win Thursday at Manteca Golf Course, 217-287.
ESCALON – Taking the first two games was likely the worst thing the Ripon Indians could have done, because an inspired Escalon club down two games turned invincible in a 21-25, 24-26, 25-21, 28-26 and 15-11 victory over Ripon Tuesday.
Twelve up, 12 down and 10 to go.
East Union's girls tennis team squeaked out a 5-4 victory over visiting Kimball on Tuesday. The win is the Lancers' first through four Valley Oak League matches for the Lancers.
In a close Valley Oak League matchup, the Sierra Timberwolves used a medalist-honors earning round from Lexus Barnes to push past the Manteca Buffaloes 275-289 Tuesday at the Manteca Golf Course.
Desperate for a win, East Union pounded visiting Weston Ranch 7-0 Tuesday at Dino Cunial Field.
Ripon High's boys soccer team rebounded nicely from last week's Trans-Valley League opening loss with a 2-0 win over Hughson Monday at Ripon Elementary.
After coming out with a dud, Weston Ranch ended with a bang.
Lynette Vos reminds her girls daily.
East Union's volleyball team took the better-late-than-never approach in its Valley Oak League match with Weston Ranch Friday.
RIPON – Ripon High hasn't been able to get a break of luck as of late and the club's struggles continued with a 178-187 loss to the Ripon Christian Knights Thursday in Valley Foothill League play.
Sierra felt like this was one that slipped away, unable to capitalize on a 14-5 shot advantage (7-3 on goal) and 6-1 edge on corner kicks.
The Manteca High tennis team dominated East Union in each match, taking down each singles and doubles match in a 9-0 victory Thursday in Valley Oak League action.
The Manteca Bufffaloes are still undefeated.
The Ripon Christian volleyball club began its defense of the Southern League championship with a 25-8, 25-12 and 25-15 sweep of the Denair Coyotes Thursday in the league opener.
FOLSOM – It was a tough day Saturday for local wrestlers Saturday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III championships as Vista del Lago High.
Six of the seven Sac-Joaquin Section postseason qualifiers from the area will get to enjoy home-field advantage in the opening round next week.
NEWMAN - Ripon could not overcome Payton Church and 16th-seeded Orestimba in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV play-in game Friday, but the young Indians gained valuable ...
STOCKTON – Alexa Garcia is a freshman with no fear, and now she is two matches away from a trip to the California Girls Wrestling Championships.
Sometimes, a miss can lead to a good thing – maybe even a dream coming true.
There isn't an easy path to the finals for the three league titlists from the Manteca area.
Syd'Nee Fryer made visits to a handful of NCAA Division I schools, but she found a home in Southern Oregon.
DELHI - Ripon Christian's girls soccer team topped off its fifth straight Southern League championship season Wednesday with a 2-1 victory at Delhi.
STOCKTON - Not bad for a rebuilding season.
LATHROP - Michael Mills let go of a corner 3 as time expired.
Wednesday's 67-52 loss to visiting Central Catholic of Modesto in all likelihood ended East Union's season, but it was a season in which ...
For all that Tydus Verhoeven and Loretta Kakala have accomplished in their four years as varsity basketball standouts, a Valley Oak League title had eluded ...
OAKDALE - Manteca already had at least a piece of the Valley Oak League championship when it visited Oakdale for the final regular-season game of the ...
East Union's Zach Hernandez got knocked to the ground on a corner kick from Trent Rivera early in the second half, but he did ...
Josie Reyes was in on two first-half goals for Manteca and that lead would hold for the rest of the game as the Buffaloes held ...