Sierra completed an unbeaten run in the regular season with a 6-0 win over visiting Weston Ranch on Wednesday but won't have a Valley Oak League championship to show for it.
Leah Manuleleua ended her scoring drought against East Union on Wednesday, but more importantly she helped Manteca put a halt to a decade-long stretch without a championship.
East Union second baseman Deja Guzman may not stand out as much as her Lancers softball counterparts, but that may be because she makes it look so easy.
RIPON - Ripon Christian finished its second-round match with visiting Colfax with a bang.
PATTERSON - With several of his players not competing in the Valley Oak League Tournament last week, Manteca head coach Frank Fontana was concerned his Buffaloes would show some rust in their Sac-Joaquin Section Division III first-round playoff match against Western Athletic Conference co-champion Patterson on Tuesday.
RIPON - Ripon celebrated the clinching of its second straight Trans-Valley League title Tuesday with an 8-0 thrashing of Riverbank on Senior Night, but the Indians won't bask in the glow of the achievement for long.
RIPON - Ripon is a win away from guaranteeing at least a share of its first Trans-Valley League championship since 2001.
RIPON - This isn't the same Hughson team that claimed the last five Sac-Joaquin Section Division V titles, but Ripon's 10-0 mercy-shortened win over the Huskies on Monday was gratifying nonetheless.
RIPON - Ripon made quick work of visiting Orestimba in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Team Tennis playoffs on Monday, cruising to a 7-2.
MERCED - Jake Van Vuren punctuated an undefeated run with the boys single championship, while Avery Veilleux and Hannah Lockwood seized the girls doubles title in the Southern League Coed Tennis Tournament last Friday at Merced College.
TRACY - After a scoreless first half Sierra got an early second-half goal and one late to hold off Kimball 2-1 in Valley Oak League soccer action Monday at Don Nicholson Stadium.
MODESTO - It all comes down to Wednesday's Valley Oak League finale at East Union for first-place Manteca.
PATTERSON - Connor Larkin was far from perfect from tee to green in the Trans-Valley League Championships at Diablo Grande on Monday, but he didn't need to be.
OAKDALE – Records are made to be broken, and three were eclipsed Saturday in the Valley Oak League swimming championships at Oakdale High.
East Union lost a pitcher's duel to Central Catholic on Wednesday.
RIPON - Ripon continued its roll through the Valley Foothill League's North Division on Tuesday, dispatching Escalon 149-166 at Jack Tone Golf Course.
MERCED - The Ripon High boys water polo team placed eighth out of 18 in the two-day Roddy Svendsen Shootout at Merced College.
Manteca wasn't always sharp, but the Buffaloes were good enough to sweep rival Sierra across town Monday, 25-15, 25-16, 25-19.
The offense did not need to be perfect for the East Union sophomore team last Friday at Dino Cunial Field.
RIPON - Ripon fell behind early in its first set with visiting Escalon on Thursday and ended up dropping that first game before rebounding to win ...
The Manteca High improved to 4-0 in Valley Oak League play Thursday with a 8-1 victory over rival East Union.
ANGELS CAMP – Ripon High sits atop of the Valley Foothill Hill League-North Division standings following a 188-215 victory over Bret Harte on Thursday.
LATHROP - Heather Anderson finally has her first win as Lathrop High's new volleyball coach.
With four teams idle, it's a light week on the grid iron in the area but an important one for the few in action.
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East Union won its first match of the season 5-4 against visiting Lathrop on Tuesday, getting a big point from Mandi Weberg at No. 3 ...
Manteca completed a season sweep of rival Sierra, but the rematch was much closer in the 289-293 victory for the Buffaloes at Manteca Park Golf ...