Taylor Corona's match was nerve-wracking enough.
Postseason appearances haven't come around too often in East Union's 50-year history, so sixth-year head coach Willie Herrera is understandably estatic to prepare his troops for Thursday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division III opener against fourth-seeded Del Campo (5-5).
RIPON - Ashlyn Eisenga can serve it where she wants.
SACRAMENTO - Ripon Christian's run in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs came to an end in the semifinals Tuesday when the third-seeded Knights were swept 16-25, 16-25, 21-25 by No. 2 Bradshaw Christian.
MODESTO - Ripon's boys water polo team came up short in its bid to repeat as Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champions, falling to Christian Brothers 10-7 in the semifinals Tuesday at Johansen High.
A student from be.tech's culinary arts program, Stephania Mercado served up the clinching point for Manteca High's girls tennis team on Monday.
ANGELS CAMP - Weston Ranch's Tomas Huerta placed second Saturday in boys Division IV and led the Cougars to a second-place team finish in the Sac-Joaquin Subsection meet at Frogtown in Angels Camp.
STOCKTON - In terms of the postseason, the Sierra High Timberwolves are wait-and-see on what's next.
ROSEVILLE - The best of the Valley Oak League competed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Individual Tournament at the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club on Thursday, but they didn't stay long.
RIPON - The crowd was loud – very loud – but that did not matter to Ripon Christian's Bethany Silveira.
RIPON - Calaveras followed up a lackluster first set with a more spirited effort in the second.
RIPON - Third-seeded Ripon began its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title defense Thursday with a one-sided 13-3 win over No. 6 Livingston at the Ervin Zador Aquatic Center.
Ripon is playing for another Trans Valley League championship.
Considering how the match started, Manteca girls tennis coach MaryAnn Tolbert was admittedly taken aback at the final outcome.
WEST SACRAMENTO - Down a starting player, Sierra nearly pulled off an upset in its 5-4 loss to Tri-County Conference champion River City in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs on Tuesday.
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 ...
RIPON - Ripon Christian goalie Josh Tatton did his best to keep his team in the game, but the relentless Amador attack did enough to escape ...
SACRAMENTO - Lathrop's torrid eight-game winning streak was halted Thursday, as high-flying Burbank outscored the Spartans by 16 points in the third quarter on its ...
DUBLIN - Weston Ranch wasn't at its best, but it was good enough to reach the West Coast Jamboree's Pearl Division championship game Thursday ...
Hilmar knew what was coming, but there was no stopping Ripon's Samantha McCreath in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV volleyball finals.
MODESTO - Manteca coach Brett Lewis must give one heck of a halftime speech.
SALIDA - Manteca stepped up its defense in the second half Wednesday against Immanuel in the winners-bracket quarterfinals of the Modesto Christian Holiday Hoop Classic.
TRACY - East Union knew what it was going to be up against in the second round of the Tracy Breakfast Lions/Tim Hawkins Tournament at ...