There was more than rain falling from the sky Tuesday night as No. 8 Sierra hit Union Mine of El Dorado with 20 shots on goal, converting seven of them for a 7-2 win over the No. 9 Diamondbacks in opening-round action of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Field.
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 postseason experience in the 49-40 defeat.
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 the Lancers turned the corner.
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 them both until now.
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 season Tuesday.
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 not let that stop him. Hernandez bounced up to find the ball and knocked it in the net for the first of three second-half Lancers goals on the way to a 5-0 East Union win at Manteca's Guss Schmiedt Field and with it an undefeated Valley Oak League championship.
STOCKTON - Haighley Kissee and the Manteca High softball team dominated the top club out of the San Joaquin Athletic Association on Friday.
Manteca High's boys swim team affirmed its runner-up position in the Valley Oak League on Thursday.
LATHROP – Patience and pinpoint pitching paid off for visiting East Union on Thursday in a 13-2 five-inning mercy rule Valley Oak League baseball win over ...
RIPON - Ripon Christian High may have lost to Southern League-leading Mariposa on Thursday.
The Manteca High boys tennis team continued its conquest of the Valley Oak League, securing the outright championship with a 9-0 shutout of visiting Oakdale ...
TURLOCK – Ripon persevered Wednesday to down Hughson 242-266 in Southern League golf action at the par-36 Turlock Country Club.
TRACY – Haighlee Kissee dominated in the circle and at the plate Wednesday to lead Manteca to a 13-2 Valley Oak League softball win over host ...
Izabella Owen showed cleanup power in the leadoff slot for East Union on Wednesday.
The Timberwolves held on Wednesday for a much-needed Valley Oak League win to defeat visiting Manteca High.
Fernando Segura led a mercy-shortened victory on Tuesday just one day after lifting East Union to an extra-inning win.
The Manteca High boys tennis team can capture the outright claim to the Valley Oak League crown this week.
The Blue Jays came close to avenging an opening-day loss to the Twins but left Israel Rosenblum stranded at third in the bottom of the ...
Sierra High athletic director Anthony Chapman announced the hiring of Larissa Founts as the Timberwolves' new head girls basketball coach on Monday.
Manteca did not trail until the third set Monday and then the visiting Buffaloes did not trail for long in a 25-10, 25-15, 25-21 sweep ...
RENO - Sierra High senior Branden Rullan dominated his five opponents en route to winning the Flo Reno Worlds 132-pound title while earning All-American status at ...