WESTON RANCH - All Weston Ranch had to do was show up at its own gym and go through the motions with the young program's second Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals Tournament berth already clinched.
STOCKTON – Joe Daretta was all ears Wednesday morning when Sac-Joaquin Section assistant commissioner John Williams was running through the list of league placements for the upcoming realignment.
After holding a 40-22 lead midway through the third quarter, it looked like Sierra wasn't going to have any problem dispatching the visiting Central Valley Hawks at home.
SONORA – C.J. Rivas sent home the game-winning offensive putback with seconds left on the clock Wednesday night in the foothills, as the Manteca High sophomore basketball team picked up a thrilling 40-39 win over Sonora.
SALIDA - He's as automatic as they come. Tuesday night at Modesto Christian High, Reeves Nelson, the Crusader's UCLA-bound wunderkind, just missed a triple-double in leading MC past Ripon, 75-58. Nelson scored 38 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, handed out eight assists and blocked four shots in a contest the Crusaders led from wire to wire. But Nelson's domination was hardly the story. Although the win was the 10th straight for the Crusaders over their closest ...
OAKDALE - On a night in which East Union's newest Valley Oak League rival, Weston Ranch, couldn't contain a scrappy effort from a hard-working underdog, the Lancers showed the rest of the league how it's done, squashing a furious bid by the upset-minded Mustangs in a tight 41-39 victory on the road.
Mariah Navarro and Dallas Mould were outstanding for the Manteca sophomore girls basketball team in a 49-36 win over Sonora Tuesday night at Winter Gym.
You've heard the term student-athlete, but here's a new one: Student-coach. The updated sports vernacular comes courtesy of Manteca High senior Brianna Agenbroad, who doubles as the head basketball coach for the 8th Grade boys team at Presentation of Stockton. Agenbroad's story is a rare one indeed. Not only does the newly-turned 18 year-old already have five years of coaching experience under her belt, which includes work alongside some of the area's most respected coaching ...
SACRAMENTO - Ripon only took four wrestlers to the 2009 Foothill High Tim Brown Memorial Wrestling Tournament, a two-day event starting Friday at the Sacramento high school.
Sophomore standout Kiwi Gardner didn't hit the 30-point mark for the Buffaloes on Friday night like he did in Manteca's two previous games.
WESTON RANCH – It was a big game in terms of Valley Oak League positioning, and both the Sierra and Weston Ranch played tight to start Friday night's contest.
RIPON - The wait is over. Ripon High can now focus its efforts on two-time defending Trans Valley League champion Modesto Christian after taking care of Riverbank 65-26 Friday. The Indians (2-0, 11-8 overall) held their second straight league opponent to under 30 points. Riverbank (0-2, 7-10) was one turnover shy of matching its point total and shot an anemic 24 percent from the field. "They didn't know which way was up, (because) our defense ...
WESTON RANCH - Sierra High's sophomore boys basketball team did well to take a 17-16 lead into halftime after scoring just two points in the opening quarter but ultimately fell to Weston Ranch 41-37 in Valley Oak League action Friday.
It wasn't senior night Thursday at the Dalben Center, but it may as well have been as Rachel McDaniel, Ashley Rose and Alyssa Wegner were lights out for the Lancers in a 66-40 win over Manteca.
The accolades keep on coming for area standouts Nick Gardner and Michael Turner, as they joined two others from the Valley Oak League on the ESPN RISE/CalHiSports.com all-state medium schools second team.
TRACY - Injuries continue to slow Manteca High's cross country team, but not enough to keep the Buffaloes from widening their leads in the Valley Oak League standings.
East Union co-head coach Brian Goulart summed up his team's round in the Sierra Invitational with one word Wednesday.