It's hard to look back on everything the 2009 Bulletin All-Area Track Athletes of the Year, Sierra High hurdler Courtney Whitlock and Weston Ranch hurdler Angell Mayfield, were able to accomplish over the course of the season and not be thoroughly impressed.
One put the finishing touches on an outstanding high school career. The other is just getting started. Sierra High teammates Josh Revives and Kara Hall are the 2009 Bulletin All-Area Swimmers of the Year. After qualifying for his third-straight Sac-Joaquin Section trials in both the 100 and 200 freestyle events, Revives ended his career at Tokay High May 16 with a 15th place finish in the 200. "I've always placed top-eight (in the 200)," Revives ...
On April 27, baby-faced Kyle Harman became the man. Harman met his chief personal goal for the season in the Valley Oak League Championships at Lockeford Springs Golf Course in Lodi that day, earning the conference's Most Valuable Player honor after outdueling Oakdale's Austin Whitworth. It was a winner-take-all for both, and both recorded the lowest score with one-over 73s. Harman won the tiebreaker, total strokes over the last three holes, to take home his ...
The South all-star team snapped the North's six-game winning streak with a 19-3 win Saturday at the University of the Pacific, the site of the 36th Annual Lions Club All-Star Football Classic. The South took a 6-3 lead into halftime before scoring a touchdown each in the third and fourth quarters. Four area standout football players took part in the all-star event as a part of the victorious South squad, Manteca's LaRon Bennett, Sierra's Michael ...
STOCKTON - Recent Manteca High graduate Ricky Acosta restrained himself from throwing his helmet in the bottom of the eighth inning after his bases-loaded double led to just one run no thanks to base running mishap ahead of him.
STOCKTON - Sierra High snapped a seven-game losing streak to hated rival Manteca last fall, but on Saturday members from both teams along with East Union will look to preserve the North's recent string of dominance of the South in the 36th Annual Lions Club All-Star Football Classic at the University of the Pacific.
The 19th Annual High School All-Star Baseball-Softball Classic will be held Friday, June 19 at the San Joaquin Delta College Sports Complexes in Stockton.
BASEBALL North Tyler Eppler, Bear Creek Nick Lucchesi, Calaveras Henry Terrasaz, Cesar Chavez Wade Morten, East Union Robert Corralejo, Franklin Matt Hansen, Franklin Ricardo Moreno, Franklin Mason Vickers, Jim Elliot Stephen Lechner, Jim Elliot Jordan Enos, Lincoln Anthony Garcia, Lincoln John Bowling, Lincoln James Lagorio, Linden Jeremy Collins, Linden Mike Toon, Lodi Patrick Armstrong, Lodi Matt Clark, Lodi Jake Barcellos, Los Banos Ricky Acosta, Manteca Logan Bruce, Oakdale Kyle Wagner, Ripon Francisco Gustin, Ripon Kyle ...
CLOVIS – Angell Mayfield has put Weston Ranch on the map. After turning the sixth fastest time in the 110-meter hurdle preliminaries Friday at the California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championships, Mayfield woke up Saturday to a pleasant surprise: His photograph was featured in the Fresno Bee. With 10,000 people in attendance at Buchanan High in Clovis Saturday, Mayfield went about the business of making history as he became the first Weston Ranch ...
CLOVIS – To fully understand just how difficult it is to qualify for the California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championship Finals, consider this: When the CIF last released its participation survey two years ago, there were 735,503 California high school students participating in athletics.
Rick Cuevas said that his star Weston Ranch High pupil, Angell Mayfield, is just now realizing how good he is.
Lathrop High's athletic program has survived a tough first year, and Bill Slikker believes that it's on track to thrive for years to come.
Manteca High athletes receive awards.
In an attempt to provide closure to a perplexing and emotional finish to the 2009 softball season, the Valley Oak League's eight athletic directors voted 7-1 in favor of declaring a virtual four-way tie atop the league standings at the all-VOL meeting earlier this month.
SACRAMENTO - Angell Mayfield barreled his way through the finish line, knowing that at the very least he was a top-three finisher to advance to next week's California Interscholastic Federation State Championships.
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Valley Oak League and crosstown rivals Manteca and East Union met for third place in the Modesto City Classic on Saturday with the Buffaloes outscoring the Lancers in every quarter for the 55-43 win at Modesto High.
MODESTO – Weston Ranch head coach Chris Teevan went head-to-head against his former high school coach Mike Vander Molen during the second round of the Modesto City Classic Thursday night.
MODESTO – East Union's boys basketball squad resorted to its bread and butter down the stretch of Wednesday's opening round matchup of the Modesto City Classic.
RIPON – The first game of the season was a work in progress.
Three area wrestling teams had rough season-opening duals Wednesday night.
It may not have been pretty but it was a win.
LATHROP - Lathrop High's boys basketball team showed flashes of how good it can be under first-year head coach Nathan McGrath in Tuesday's 60-36 victory over Stagg.
Some say that since Sac-Joaquin Section Foundation Games do not count in a team's overall record, they do not matter very much. Do not tell that to Xavier Hartfield.
FRESNO - Sierra sophomore Josh Spooner recorded the best finish of the four local runners competing at Saturday's CIF State Cross Country Championships at Fresno's Woodward Park.
Four area runners are chasing history Saturday in the CIF State Cross Country Championships.
RIPON - Kody Day, a disruptive force on Ripon High's defensive line at 6-foot-2, 225 pounds, does not back down from a challenge.
Regina Dias' comeback to the volleyball court was a successful one.
Ripon High's Jamie DeBruyn was named the Trans-Valley League's 2013 Coach of the Year for the first time after leading his Indians to a historical season in which the Indians earned the school's first championship in boys soccer.
RIPON – Ripon Christian hopes the old cliché "the third time is a charm" holds some type of truthfulness during tonight's Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI semifinal matchup against No. 2-seeded Woodland Christian (9-1).