RIPON – Ripon's most valiant effort to extend its 2012 season fell a run short, as the Indians mounted a ferocious, seventh inning rally only to drop the Trans Valley League finale 9-8 to the Orestimba Warriors with the tying run on third.
Will Brink's even-par-72 was not enough to pull the East Union Lancers into the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament, but the Division IV boys golf tournament's second best round was good enough to extend Brink's season.
RIPON - Ripon Christian started its 2012 campaign 0-5-1.
LATHROP – The game it would have taken for the Lathrop Spartans to upset the Valley Oak League leading Oakdale Mustangs never showed. Lathrop battled through the game's first three innings before crumbling, dropping the home-home series opener 11-0 Tuesday.
Weston Ranch's baseball team ended its season with an 11-1 mercy-shortened loss at Sonora Tuesday.
East Union has had its share of one-run heartbreakers this season.
Jeremy Vaughn came through for his team on Monday.
Ripon High's boys golf team was one stroke away from continuing onto the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament.
Shakira Lewis will be heading into the Sac-Joaquin Sections on the heels of an impressive Valley Oak League Championship that involved winning a pair of league titles and a second place.
When it comes to winning, Will Ward may have found a good fit in Azusa Pacific University.
Manteca High came into its Valley Oak League game with Kimball High is desperate need of a series split after dropping the opener, and the Buffaloes' responded with an offensive breakout in a mercy-rule shortened 12 -2 win Friday.
Weston Ranch High's Pat King was recognized with the Sac-Joaquin Section Athletic Director of the Year award during the 44th Annual California State Athletic Directors Association State Conference in San Diego on April 21.
The Lathrop Spartans showed the resiliency of a club that believes in themselves, clawing back from a five-run deficit to pull out a Valley Oak League split with Sierra with a 6-5 come-from-behind win Friday.
Sean Hogan inherited Manteca High's track program in 2007 with no more than 30 kids on the team.
East Union finished off its Valley Oak League season with a convincing 10-1 win over the Lathrop Spartans Thursday, securing a .500 mark in league play.
Branden Rullan may have fallen short of his ultimate goal, but he'll leave Sierra High as its most accomplished wrestler to date.
OAKDALE - Manteca High's baseball team has some work to do in defense of its Valley Oak League championship.
RIPON - Ripon Christian put up three first-inning doubles for four runs Thursday over visiting Mariposa and rode the steady arm of Willem Hoekstra to a ...
Sierra appeared ready to finally bust out against Rafa Lara and visiting McNair in a nonleague contest Thursday, loading the bases with no out in ...
Kristina Mojica was rewarded for her patience, perseverance and work ethic on Wednesday.
LATHROP – After dropping the first set to visiting Sierra 25-21 on Wednesday, Lathrop rode the hot hand of freshman Gian Serrano to sweep the next ...
Manteca resident Randy Schaapman is looking forward to Saturday's Fresno Invitational of the Professional Bull Riders tour.
Oakdale catcher Bryce Kirk launched the first pitch of the ninth inning over the right-center field fence, and the visiting Mustangs held on in the ...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner looked sharp again in his latest spring training outing, though it lasted only two innings.
SEATTLE (AP) - A year ago was thought to be an anomaly for the Pac-12 Conference, advancing four teams to the regional semifinals of the NCAA ...
Things just got real for area boys volleyball teams.
LINDEN - Mark Rodriguez came through in clutch situations during East Union's 5-3 extra-innings victory over previously-undefeated Linden on Monday.
Sierra broke into the win column Saturday with a 25-23, 16-25, 15-11 win over Lathrop in the Sierra Boys Volleyball Tournament.
East Union had already battled back twice from deficits, and Brayden Hardcastle came oh so close to tying it back up in the bottom of ...
Thanks to Tawny Deerinck, the science wing at Manteca High may need a new skylight.