It was by chance that Caleb Mack got to return to the wrestling mat as a competitor.
Ripon High's girls soccer team ended one streak while continuing another in its Trans-Valley League opener at Escalon Wednesday.
Jason Furtado thought it would be close.
In a battle between 9-0 squads, each ranked in the top 10 in California by MaxPreps, it was a wide-open miss on a breakaway that helped shake Adaurie Dayak and visiting Kimball out of its sluggish start Tuesday at East Union.
Will Brink isn't immune to a bad a shot, a bad hole or even a bad round of golf.
Ripon Christian kick started its defense of the 2012 Southern League co-championship with a hit parade on Tuesday.
Sammy Morris showed that familiar burst of speed and touch, saving Manteca from a disastrous start to Valley Oak League play.
LATHROP - Mikey Pereznegron legged out two triples from the leadoff spot, and Austin Plunk threw a complete-game five-hitter as the two seniors led Lathrop High to a commanding 10-1 win over Riverbank on Monday.
Dylan Alexander and Guillermo Nunez shared a shooter's reputation, a championship and postseason credentials.
The top male and female grapplers from Lathrop fared well in the USA Wrestling State Folkstyle Championship in Fresno's Selland Arena this past weekend.
Sierra racked up three straight one-run wins, including two by 2-1 margins on Saturday, to claim the "Pool A" championship in the Ceres Tournament held at Riverbank's Rainbow Fields.
Ripon Christian's girls soccer team is on a roll after starting out the season against stiff competition and without several of its top players who were still playing basketball.
The region's small-school leagues were well represented in the Yellowjacket Invitational won by host Hilmar Monday at Stevinson Ranch Golf Club.
Manteca High's boys track and field team continued its strong start to the season Saturday, placing second in the Port City Classic hosted by Bear Creek of Stockton.
The Vern Gebhardt Champions Cup was there to be taken for Sierra, but it wasn't meant to be as the Timberwolves dropped its final game 3-1 to Enochs High on Saturday.
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 ...