Anna Cardenas represented the Sierra High tennis team well at the Freedom Invitational in Oakley on Friday and Saturday, placing fifth in the 32-draw, double-elimination tournament.
RIPON - Ripon and Ripon Christian will have to wait for Tuesday's nonleague contest to resume its rivalry.
DeleteIt took Manteca a half to get going but the Buffaloes came to life in the second half of the Buffalo Cup championship game.
Riverbank's girls cross country team ran a solid race during Wednesday's opening Trans Valley League meet at Modesto's Tuolumne Regional Park.
MODESTO – Lenny Lial took one look at the Gustine bench, teeming with fresh legs, and thought the worst.
RIPON - Adrienne Uecker hoped that Tuesday's Foundation Game victory over rival Ripon Christian would be the boost her Ripon High volleyball team needed to realize its potential.
Weston Ranch proved a point during Thursday's opening round of the 6th Annual Buffalo Cup Tournament.
East Union's girls golf team wasn't particularly sharp in its third Valley Oak League match in three days Thursday at Manteca Park Golf Course, but it didn't need to be to stay undefeated.
East Union made it a quick visit to Lathrop Thursday, as it rolled to an 8-1 win and improved to 2-0 in the Valley Oak League.
Beth Aschenbrenner shined for Manteca during Thursday's 3-0 preseason victory over Stagg in Stockton (25-15, 25-13, 25-17).
The Sierra soccer team improved to 3-2-1 following a 5-3 non-league victory over visiting Downey at Daniel Teicheira Stadium Thursday.
East Union senior Jami Arceo went on a mean streak from the service line during the opening set of Wednesday's preseason matchup with visiting Lodi.
It's a busy week for a handful of area boys soccer teams as league play approaches. Today, Manteca High hosts its 6th Annual Buffalo Cup at Woodward Park. Upstart Valley Oak League rival Weston Ranch returns to the loaded eight-team field. The tournament concludes with the second and final rounds this Saturday at Manteca High. Also Saturday is the Ripon Christian Jerry Terpsma Classic, which features small-school programs from around the Sac-Joaquin Section including familiar ...
East Union standout sophomore Brooke Riley continued to play impressive golf on Wednesday afternoon.
The style points did not go to East Union's girls tennis team Tuesday when it opened the Valley Oak League season with visiting rival Sierra.
Second-year Excel Academy Sports Science and Health Preparatory High School has its first NCAA Division I athlete.
STOCKTON – Only one team stands between the Weston Ranch boys soccer team and the school's first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section championship.
Harleen Pabla continues to surprise herself.
Andie Shelton is one of the best talents to ever come out of the area. After being named an All-American last week, Ripon Christian's senior setter reached another milestone Thursday afternoon and signed her National Letter of Intent. She chose to continue her career at the University of Pacific next year and passed up on multiple other offers.
By JONAMAR JACINTO
The dream is to get drafted high by a major league team next June.
STOCKTON - Esteban Paramo stepped to the penalty stripe with a plan of action, each step carefully thought out.
GALT - Ripon's eventful 2013 campaign ended rather uneventfully at Galt High's Erv Hatzenbuhler Field on Wednesday.
YUBA CITY – Ripon Christian goalie Lukas Vermeulen had four opportunities to propel his squad into the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII title game Wednesday evening.
RIPON - Except for two five-game thrillers with Turlock Christian, Ripon Christian was hardly tested in running the table for a fourth straight year in the Southern League.
Ripon High's volleyball team couldn't tame the Tigers twice.
The Weston Ranch, Ripon and Ripon Christian boys soccer teams enjoyed home-field advantage last Thursday when they opened the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
A last-ditch effort to extend its season came up short for the Ripon High boys water polo team on Monday.
Haley Silva and Josh Spooner of Sierra, Ellie Waters and Alex Norling of Ripon and Brendon Curtright of Weston Ranch finished in the top 10 of the Sac-Joaquin Subsection Cross Country championships Saturday at Frogtown in Angels Camp.
The Ripon boys outscored Los Banos in all four periods Saturday and came away with a 21-5 win in opening-round action of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II boys' water polo playoffs at Whitney High School.