The Manteca Buffaloes are trying to get better as a team, and for them that means competing in one of the state's most competitive tournaments in the California High School Tennis Classic.
Even in defeat, Ripon High's boys basketball team walked out of the Modesto Christian gym in Salida with new-found swagger back on Feb. 10.
The all-Valley Oak League major awards were fittingly split between the co-championship girls basketball teams.
Manteca High alumnus Paul Lyons IV was the runner-up finisher in the 60-meter dash during the Big Sky Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships last Saturday at Walkup Skydome (Flagstaff, Ariz.), and it was a close second.
East Union's baseball team routed first-year varsity Gregori 13-3 in a mercy-shortened nonleague affair in Salida. The win moves the Lancers to 3-0.
Eleven years to the day, head coach Scott Thomason and Sierra High's boys basketball team will return to Power Balance Pavilion Friday to play top-seeded Foothill of Sacramento for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-III championship
GALT - Halie Bergman poured in 31 points to lead Turlock Christian past rival Ripon Christian during Wednesday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division V semifinal clash at Warriors Gymnasium.
LODI - For the second time in school history, Ripon High is one win from a Sac-Joaquin Section boys basketball title.
GALT - The Ripon Christian Knights had their hopes of reaching the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V finals derailed by Central Catholic on Wednesday.
East Union's boys golf team teed off its promising 2012 season with a 202-215 win over Ripon Wednesday at Manteca Park Golf Course. The nonleague match pitted two of the area's top teams.
The Sierra High girls soccer team took down three-time defending San Joaquin Athletic Association champion Lodi 2-0 Wednesday at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
SACRAMENTO - The game starts before the game for a perimeter marksman like Tim Thornton.
For the second consecutive season, standout Juliana Triplett closed the year as a state champion.
East Union closed the first half with back-to-back exciting goals from Meghan Wallace and Isela Rivera to take the lead from Lodi, but the excitement wouldn't last for the Lancers. An unanswered second-half goal from the Flames would link the two clubs in a 2-2 tie Tuesday.
The East Union High varsity baseball squad improved its early season mark to 2-0 following Tuesday's 10-1 non-league win at Patterson.
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.
East Union won the majority of the matches played, but it wasn't enough to overcome its low numbers in a 6-3 loss to visiting ...
OAKDALE - The Manteca High varsity boys swim team earned a rare win over Oakdale in its season-opening double dual on Tuesday.
Ryan Ward got all the run support he needed in the first inning, as Manteca scored three runs and rode its freshman pitcher to a ...