20 years ago: January 19, 1991 - Opening VOL basketball play with a bang, the East Union High five cruised to an easy 71-57 win over visiting Ceres High Friday night. EU is now 16-3 overall on the season. The Lancers' Armando Avina showed why he was the VOL's co-MVP as a junior. He pumped in 25 points, including 11 in the second quarter, and sat out much of the final two periods. With five minutes to play in the game, Coach Bill Stricker cleared his bench. All 15 players who suited up for the game, played. Eric Simoni, whose ...
RIPON – It seemed as if nothing would stop sophomore point guard Dan Vos from leading his team to victory over the Ripon Indians Saturday in a non-league matchup, and that was the case as Vos' efforts helped clip the Indians 62-48 in front of the home crowd.
We already know TeeJay Gordon, the flashy guard who can heat up from the perimeter and create for himself and his teammates as good as anyone in the Valley Oak League.
Ripon High was not sure if Riverbank standout Zach Gonzalez would be in the lineup after missing the Bruins' most recent action with an ankle injury.
LATHROP - The Lathrop High girls basketball team was seeking its first Valley Oak League win against visiting Kimball on Thursday.
East Union girls basketball coach Jim Agostini punched the air with a right cross after Salina Tiscareno's jumper from the right wing gave the Lancers their first lead, 28-26, with 2:44 left in the third quarter against visiting rival Manteca.
The drive to Sonora is always worth the trip when a team is able to return with a victory over the Wildcats, and that was the case for both Sierra and Manteca High School's wrestling programs in a Valley Oak League double-dual Wednesday.
After being slugged with a 14-2 run in the second quarter and a 10-0 run to start third, Sierra High's girls basketball team still found itself trailing by five points with four minutes to play, but the Timberwolves would come no closer in a 60-47 Valley Oak League loss to visiting Weston Ranch Wednesday.
The Sierra Timberwolves held a slim three-point advantage on the undefeated Weston Ranch Cougars, but the Timberwolves could not hold them off, falling to Weston Ranch 56-40 at home Thursday in sophomore girls basketball.
Ripon High's girls basketball team dominated in the post in its 55-25 drubbing of host Riverbank Thursday.
What started out as a slow-paced, uneventful boys basketball game ended up being decided by a free-throw shooting contest.
Weston Ranch had the challenge of not looking past the Kimball Jaguars in anticipation of its Valley Oak League boys basketball showdown with Sierra High. The Cougars passed with big numbers, rolling past the Jaguars 90-64 Wednesday in Stockton.
LATHROP -- With Lathrop High standing three matches from victory and East Union needing three consecutive pins to bring the match to a tie, the Lancers would only score two pins, giving Lathrop a fitting end to senior night with a 45-36 winWednesday in the Valley Oak League dual match.
Manteca High alumnus Paul Brogan will be inducted into the Cal State Stanislaus Athletics Hall of Fame on Feb. 19 at the campus' main dining hall.
After each match had been decided the match remained undecided but things would work out in the Lathrop High junior varsity wrestling team's favor, as the deciding criteria for a match that remained tied after seven separate ruling decisions rested up Lathrop's edge in first points scored in each match.
Weston Ranch coach Chris Teevan didn't want to get too excited after his team's first of two wins over Manteca.
Jake Menasco pitched five shutout innings for Manteca and led the Buffaloes to a 4-1 non-league win over visiting Los Banos on Thursday.
Manteca High needed five innings to dispose of Central Valley on Wednesday.
A strong pitching performance by Escalon High's Robby Rickman and uncharacteristic Sierra defense helped the Cougars to a 7-1 non-league baseball win over the ...
GALT - Jaelen Ragsdale relaced his shoes, stretched his legs and ran in place.
GALT - Manteca's quest for redemption has come full circle.
After a scoreless first four innings, East Union put up six runs in its final two frames to come from behind and down Ripon 6-2 ...
Scoring balance was integral to their teams' success in the Trans-Valley League, but senior point guards Zach Cortright and Jill Jamero managed to stand out ...
LATHROP - Manteca rebounded well from a nonleague loss with Tuesday's 9-0 drubbing of Lathrop.
STOCKTON -David Gonzales and David Lopez supplied some of the pop for the Lathrop offense but were also instrumental in fending off host Chavez from ...
RIPON - The post-Nick Sharp era started with a win for Ripon High's boys golf team.
TRACY - Sierra's boys and girls swim teams started their seasons with wins over West at Pinkie Phillips Aquatic Center on Tuesday.
WOODLAND - Freshman Jadyn Shinn proved herself to be more than ready for the varsity level in the Cal Spring Classic last Friday and Saturday.
The best of the best in the Manteca Unified Student Trust basketball league converged at East Union's Dalben Center this past Saturday for the ...
The Manteca and Weston Ranch boys basketball teams are back in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinals, only this time they aren't facing each ...