East Union High varsity boys soccer squad maintained its first-place hold Wednesday in the Valley Oak League by blanking Sonora, 3-0.
MODESTO – The Sierra High varsity girls cross country team led the pack at Wednesday's Valley Oak League meet at Legion Park.
There were several stretches during Tuesday's Sierra-Manteca volleyball match when the two teams would exchange unforced errors, essentially handing each other free points.
RIPON – It may have taken the Ripon Christian Knights a little longer than planned, but the squad's 5-0 Southern League victory over Turlock Christian Tuesday came at the perfect time.
The Weston Ranch Cougars have definitely opened some eyes in the Valley Oak League with an impressive opening to the 2010 season, and that trend continued as the Cougars beat East Union in three games Tuesday.
The Weston Ranch Cougars continued their dominance over the Valley Oak League, turning in another perfect performance in a 5-0 win over the East Union Lancers Tuesday in VOL action.
Lathrop High proved again Thursday at Sierra that it should not be looked past this year - its first with a senior class - in the Valley Oak League.
RIPON – After a half of play the Ripon Indians had not shined or excelled, but their uninspired play had not hurt them on the scoreboard. That would change would when a botched second-half corner kick settled in front of the Ripon goal for what seemed like an eternity, and Hughson trickled it in for a 1-0 win Thursday in Trans Valley League action.
They're even. For now.
East Union High remains in step with the Valley Oak League's top two teams, Oakdale and Sonora, following a four-game victory (25-18, 25-17, 24-26, 25-12) over first-year varsity Kimball of Tracy Thursday at Dalben Center.
Manteca High was not able to get passed the Oakdale Mustangs when they visited the Buffaloes to open the Valley Oak League season, but that was not the case Thursday as Manteca edged out the Mustangs 3-2 for the league win.
After experiencing defeat at the hands of the Christian Brothers High volleyball program, the Ripon Indians were able to extract vengeance in a 25-15, 25-13 and 25-21 sweep of the Falcons Wednesday at Ripon High.
The Lathrop Spartans have done a great job turning their program around in relatively short time, and the team was rewarded with their first Valley Oak League victory when they stopped the Weston Ranch Cougars 1-0 Wednesday in Weston Ranch.
RIPON - The atmosphere was a little more relaxed than usual for a live match at Jack Tone Golf Course Tuesday, but it might be what the golfers from Ripon High and rival Ripon Christian need going into today's Valley Football League Midseason Tournament.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Spartans were not able to complete their improbable comeback, but they were able to serve notice to the rest of the Valley Oak League that they would not be a pushover in a 25-15, 25-22, 23-25 and 25-21 loss to East Union Tuesday.
Manteca started strong, stumbled midway through and finished with a bang.
Olivia Vezaldenos started her high school varsity career as a freshman trying to help rebuild a proud program that was used to winning.
STOCKTON – Carlos Drain, Jordan Severin and Josh Dilg strung three hits in a row together in the top of the seventh inning for Weston Ranch ...
It is tough to go out a winner.
SALIDA - The Ripon High Indians had a tough time Thursday containing Modesto Christian's Carsyn Hoogendoorn.
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TRACY -The East Union Lancers improved to 3-0 in Valley Oak League play with an 11-1 victory at Kimball on Thursday.
Clayton Dorland may be the No. 6 player for the East Union High Lancers.
The Sierra High Timberwolves swept host Lathrop at Thursday's Valley Oak League meet.
The Sierra girls track team came close to threatening Oakdale's decade-long reign in the Valley Oak League but ended up on the losing end ...
RIPON - Two-out errors can be costly, and Hughson found that out the hard way Thursday.
TRACY - Lathrop sophomore Christian Guzman shot a 1-over 37 at Old River Golf Course on Wednesday, but it wasn't enough for the Spartans as ...
It was a freshman affair.
OAKDALE - Welcome back, Tyler Graves-Kelso.
An East Union graduate, Brett Lewis was just 20 years old when he took over as varsity head coach at his alma mater in 2009.