Manteca High's baseball team achieved what has been a rarity in the Valley Oak League these days.
In the inaugural Softball for Cancer softball game at Northgate Softball Complex Friday, Ripon High was able to put together a huge third inning rallyen route to an 8-2 win over host East Union Friday night.
East Union suffered its fourth one-run loss in Valley Oak League play Friday, falling 3-2 at Sonora.
East Union's girls soccer team dominated Lathrop 4-0 at Dino Cunial Field Friday to maintain its wide lead atop the Valley Oak League standings.
After Sommer Wilson's home run over the centerfield fence knotted the game in the bottom of the fifth, Kimball High fought back with a run in the eighth to pull even with Sierra in the Valley Oak League standings with a 5-4 extra-inning win Thursday.
There was little drama in Manteca High's run to the Valley Oak League boys tennis championship this week.
Dennis Wells hoped for a sub-190 score.
The Manteca High swimming program has made tremendous strides all season long and that continued Thursday with a sweep of the Kimball High program on both fronts in Valley Oak League action.
East Union got to Sonora starter Karson Canaday with back-to-back hits in the first inning, but after that threat was thwarted the Lancers would not record another hit until the fifth. Sonora scored six runs in the third, and East Union was left coping with a 10-1 Valley Oak League loss Wednesday.
Jessica Cuenca thought she had blown it for her team.
Weston Ranch's softball team is beginning to pick up its play, and just in time to make its push for a possible postseason berth.
Manteca High relied on a strong pitching performance from Daniel Miramontes and a few timely base hits to handle the Lathrop Spartans in a 7-2 Valley Oak League win Wednesday.
Frank Fontana encourages his Manteca High boys tennis players to embrace pressure, and on Tuesday they responded with a 7-2 win over visiting Weston Ranch to secure sole possession of the Valley Oak League championship.
Coming off three defeats in four games, Manteca High's softball team pieced together its most complete effort in a 5-0 win over visiting rival East Union on Tuesday.
Sierra High's track and field team won at all levels in a makeup meet at East Union Tuesday.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Josie Reyes was in on two first-half goals for Manteca and that lead would hold for the rest of the game as the Buffaloes held ...
Sierra celebrated senior night and its Valley Oak League outright championship with a trouncing of Weston Ranch on Tuesday night.
RIPON - Ripon will take a three-game winning streak into the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs after exacting revenge against Hilmar on Tuesday, 44-43.
HUGHSON - Ripon Christian appears to be peaking at the right time.
MARIPOSA - Nick Van Vliet scored twice, and Ripon Christian benefited from an own goal from Mariposa to sneak away with a 5-4 Southern League win ...