LATHROP – Sierra High was 10 minutes from putting itself in position for the top spot in the Valley Oak League and Lathrop's Danny Becerra changed that in a six-minute span.
TRACY - Vannida Nguyen and Rosa Zou are hoping the third time is the charm when they lock up for the Valley Oak League singles championship Thursday at Kimball High.
Manteca High had a chance to clinch at least a share of the Valley Oak League boys soccer championship at Oakdale Tuesday.
Non-league contests between Ripon Christian and Chavez High of Stockton have been going on for quite some time. The two clubs met up for their yearly installment and Chavez came in overmatched, falling to Ripon Christian 25-4, 25-19 and 25-12 Tuesday.
Under normal conditions, East Union's girls golf team wouldn't be satisfied with its score from Monday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Tournament played at Stockton's Elkhorn Golf Club.
STOCKTON - Weston Ranch is the last team remaining in the hunt for a postseason berth among Manteca Unified School District teams.
The Ripon Christian boys soccer team ended an eight-year drought under soggy conditions at Le Grand Monday.
Weston Ranch's sophomore football team came through for their biggest victory under first-year head coach Norberto Ferdine last Friday at The Corral.
Sienna Starck led a contingent of Ripon golfers in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Tournament Monday.
Ripon Christian captured its third straight volleyball championship in the Southern League Monday with a 25-12, 25-15, 25-17 sweep of host Le Grand.
Each member of the Ripon Christian Knights football program knew the importance of their Southern League showdown with Waterford High Friday. That fact made the Knights' 49-7 loss to the Wildcats even tougher to swallow.
LATHROP – With each minute of Valley Oak League soccer meaning more and more for the playoff hopeful clubs, Lathrop and Manteca put on a quality showing in a 1-1 stalemate Thursday at the Spartans' Bennie Gatto Field.
The torch was passed on the Manteca High tennis courts on Thursday.
Ripon High did not waste the opportunity to shine brightly on its senior night, knocking off the visiting Modesto Christian Crusaders 25-15, 25-20, 25-14 Thursday in Trans Valley League play.
Sierra's 3-1 victory over Sonora on senior night Thursday served two purposes for the Timberwolves, who clinched a postseason berth while jumping into a first-place tie with rival Manteca with two Valley Oak League matches remaining.
LINDEN - Mark Rodriguez came through in clutch situations during East Union's 5-3 extra-innings victory over previously-undefeated Linden on Monday.
Sierra broke into the win column Saturday with a 25-23, 16-25, 15-11 win over Lathrop in the Sierra Boys Volleyball Tournament.
East Union had already battled back twice from deficits, and Brayden Hardcastle came oh so close to tying it back up in the bottom of ...
Thanks to Tawny Deerinck, the science wing at Manteca High may need a new skylight.
LATHROP - Lathrop's first four batters reached in the bottom of the seventh, but visiting Chavez was able to limit the damage for a 9-7 ...
STOCKTON - Manuel Rubio pitched three innings and went 3 for 4 with three runs at the plate, helping Weston Ranch complete a series sweep of ...
Jhai Flowers set a new school record in the pole vault in helping Lathrop's boys track and field team trample host Manteca 111-23 in ...
RIPON - Ripon hit the pool swimming Thursday, dominating visiting Sierra and Kimball to sweep the Valley Oak League-opening tri-meet at Ervin Zador Aquatic Center.
Manteca's Gino Campiotti broke open a close game in the sixth inning with a bases-clearing double and pitched five innings to get the win ...
RIPON - Things were looking bleak just a week ago for the Ripon boys golf team.
East Union was held to two hits but was rewarded for its patience at the plate in a 3-1 win over visiting Atwater on Wednesday.
A rough start was only part of the reason for Sierra High's 5-3 loss to visiting Turlock on Wednesday.
Sometimes patience wins out over power.
PATTERSON - One day after winning a pitchers duel against powerhouse Ceres, Manteca squeaked past Patterson 11-10 in a slugfest Wednesday.
When Manteca's Kyle Reis goes on a roll, he goes on a roll.