YUBA CITY – This wasn't the way it was supposed to end.
RIPON -- The Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs are only a day old and already there are complications.
LATHROP – There are no mixed signals when it comes to Gabe Padilla's coaching style.
Over the past five years, East Union baseball has given new meaning to the word "close."
The bodies and minds of Manteca Unified School District wrestlers were busy grappling to a superb finish at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Championships in Los Banos on Saturday, but their hearts were with East Union coach A.J. Reindel, who lost his wife Raquel Reindel to a tragic automobile accident earlier in the week.
OLIVEHURST – Ripon High continued to flex it muscle with six top-6 finishers Saturday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-V Wrestling Championships at Lindhurst High after more than half of the Indians advanced to the second day.
LOS BANOS – For some of the area wrestlers on a quest for a Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV title ended. But for nine wrestlers the dream is still very much alive.
It's been two years since the Sierra High girls soccer program last won a Valley Oak League championship.
Weston Ranch claimed the Valley Oak League championship outright in 2011. Sierra followed with one of its own in 2012.
The Valley Oak League's top two girls basketball teams are set to encounter the best two from the Tri-County Conference in the opening round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-III playoffs next Tuesday.
The blonde blur is back.
Manteca High squeaked into the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III boys basketball playoffs as the 16th and final seed, joining three fellow Manteca Unified schools in the bracket.
East Union's girls soccer coach Jim Todd could do without this side of the sport – tryouts.
Since the Feb. 4 release of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoff basketball power ratings, Ripon High's girls squad won its last three Trans-Valley League contests including an upset of mighty Modesto Christian.
The Wagner College women's water polo team reaped the benefits of a blistering start to Mantecan Jessica Burdge's sophomore season. She scored 12 points on 11 goals and an assist in the Brown Invitational and was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors Tuesday.
Their size presented problems for the rest of the Valley Oak League, but Manteca High seniors Tydus Verhoeven and Loretta Kakala did much more for ...
Manteca High's boys basketball team begins its CIF State Division III title defense Wednesday against a familiar opponent, only this time it will be ...
ELK GROVE – Top-seeded Vista del Lago of Folsom put up two early goals Saturday and added a second-half insurance goal as No. 2 Sierra had ...
ELK GROVE – With 10 minutes left in the second half Saturday, Sierra's Eriq Kurys curved a long direct kick through the hands of Pacheco ...
BAKERSFIELD - Branden Rullan is taking the long road to the medal rounds.
Being the underdog is nothing new for Sierra's boys soccer team (17-8-3), which has knocked off the No. 2- and 3-ranked teams in the ...
ELK GROVE - East Union softball coach Brian Goulart suspects this won't be the last time his Lancers will see Cosumnes Oaks this season.
RIPON – Tokay pitcher Arianna Lozano was too much for Ripon Christian to handle.
TURLOCK - The Manteca softball team took its lumps on Tuesday and took it out on Turlock in a nonleague contest Thursday.
LATHROP – The sun gave out before the players did Thursday, as Lathrop and visiting Ripon battled to a 2-2 tie in non-league baseball action that ...
Manuel and Joe Pires, separated by just two years in age, have heard it all their lives.
With sophomore Fernando Segura on his game, one hit was all East Union's team needed to get past visiting Lodi 1-0 in a pitchers ...
STOCKTON - Ripon Christian hung tough in the early going, but the Knights couldn't keep up high-powered Elliot Christian of Lodi for long in the ...
LODI - Ripon had a tough going in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV semifinal game against top-seeded Central Catholic on Wednesday.
Sierra didn't wait long to strike this time around, and the Timberwolves' air-tight defense took care of the rest.