The Sierra Timberwolves could not have got a better opening to its first round Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV contest, scoring the game's first goal before surrendering two unanswered for a 2-1 season-ending loss Tuesday.
It was perhaps the most telling scene of the game.
STOCKTON - Finding the fairways with good distance wasn't the problem for East Union golf standout Will Brink during the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament Monday.
Ripon High's Corey Winter was disqualified in the 100 butterfly but didn't leave the Sac-Joaquin Section Swim Finals empty handed on Saturday.
Manteca was the place to be this past weekend for golfers with aspirations of climbing the amateur ranks of the California golf scene.
LODI – With some of the best up-and-coming swimmers in the region pushing themselves to season-best times, continuing on into the Sac-Joaquin Section Finals is no easy task for area boys swimmers.
It took 10.48 seconds for Kolton Cody to put himself on the map.
Sierra High will have its hands full in its attempt to repeat as Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV softball champion.
A veteran pitching staff helped Manteca High's baseball team reached the Sac-Joaquin Section finals as a low-seeded team last season.
The Valley Oak League has been well represented in the Sac-Joaquin Section girls soccer playoffs in the last decade.
LODI – Qualifying high school swimmers gathered at Tokay High for the Sac-Joaquin Section girls trials, and a host of area athletes put together some of the season's best races Thursday during the first day of the three-day championship event.
The Valley Oak League title was out of reach.
Steven Gigli left one last fond memory at Agostini Field.
The future looks bright for Lathrop High's baseball team, which took just three years to be competitive in the talent-rich Valley Oak League.
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.
LATHROP - After getting shut out at Central Catholic in its Valley Oak League opener three weeks ago, East Union broke out in a big way ...
LATHROP - Coming off three straight losses in the unforgiving Gold Division of the West Coast Jamboree, Manteca had a tough assignment to begin Valley Oak ...
East Union began its defense of the Valley Oak League title Wednesday and was outlasted by visiting Kimball 57-53 at Dalben Center.
LE GRAND - Abby Buitrago broke a scoreless tie in the 20th minute and was just getting started for Ripon Christian in its Southern League opener ...
MOUNTAIN HOUSE - Ripon Christian's recent struggles extended into its Trans-Valley League opener against Mountain House on Wednesday.
The Sierra and Weston Ranch boys soccer teams have had some epic duels over the years, and Tuesday's Valley Oak League tussle was no ...
Even in limited action, Manteca's Tydus Verhoeven can make a big impact.
STOCKTON - The young Cougars of Weston Ranch began their Valley Oak League title defense Tuesday with 62-42 loss to visiting Central Catholic.
TRACY - Gyse Hulsebosch tallied a game-high 26 points, but East Union's supporting cast also shined in key moments in a 66-53 win at Kimball.
TRACY - For some people, 12 points, four assists, a pair of rebounds and a steal would not be a bad night. For East Union's ...
DIXON - Ram Jam Winter Classic host Dixon rallied from a 10-point deficit to upend defending tournament champion Ripon 65-61 in the title game on Friday.
SALIDA - Even when it was competitive for 2 ½ quarters, Manteca appeared disjointed in running its offense against Modesto Christian in the third-round game of the ...
Never mind the 64-43 blowout win over visiting Johansen.
For all that Gino Campiotti and the Manteca football team accomplished this past fall, it's the failures that drive the Buffaloes' talented junior quarterback.
DUBLIN - Weston Ranch aimed to stop Alameda's top two scorers and succeeded Friday, but the Hornets proved to have too much firepower in winning ...