TRACY – Manteca started the first half with a press and the second half with a half-court defense, and both schemes worked well with the Buffaloes more than doubling tournament host Tracy in the first quarter and nearly doubling up the Bulldogs in the third on the way to a 60-30 semifinal win over Tracy in the Tracy Breakfast Lions /Tom Hawkins Girls Basketball Tournament at Swenson Gym.
SALIDA – Jaelen Ragsdale displayed some of his offensive arsenal at the Modesto Christian Holiday Hoop Classic on Tuesday.
TRACY - East Union was as cold in the fourth quarter as it was hot in the opening period in Tuesday's Tracy Breakfast Lions/Tom Hawkins Tournament semifinal-round contest with once-beaten Venture Academy of Stockton.
TRACY - Lathrop rebounded from Monday's double-digit loss to Valley Oak League rival East Union by playing good, solid defense in a 53-41 win over Carson during the Tracy Breakfast Lions/Tom Hawkins Tournament tilt Tuesday at Swenson Gym.
DIXON - Ripon used big scoring outbursts in the first and third quarters to blow past Sonoma Valley 69-43 in a winners-bracket semifinal of the Ram Jam Winter Classic on Tuesday.
DUBLIN - Sierra's girls basketball team followed up one blowout with an even bigger one in the West Coast Jamboree.
SALIDA - In an intense and sometimes-chippy showdown between two of the top boys basketball teams in Northern California, Modesto Christian's depth and energy prevailed against Manteca and its towering trio of standouts.
TRACY - East Union closed out the first half on a 9-3 run and started the third quarter with an 8-0 spurt to pull away from Lathrop on the way to a 44-26 quarterfinal win in the Tracy Breakfast Lions/Tom Hawkins Girls Basketball Tournament at Swenson Gym.
RIPON - With only six teams in the 22nd annual Lady Knights Invitational, host Ripon Christian was forced to come up with a unique format to fit the tournament within the allotted three days before New Year's Eve.
DIXON - It wasn't always pretty, but it was another win for Ripon's boys basketball team.
MODESTO – Weston Ranch's Chedrick Ordonez had only one basket, but it was a big basket.
MODESTO – Despite enjoying a 17-point lead midway through the second quarter, it took a jumper by Tydus Verhoeven in the game's closing seconds to help give Manteca a 79-76 win over Freedom-Oakley in opening-round action of the Modesto Christian Holiday Hoop Classic.
East Union held Edison-Stockton to seven points or less in every quarter Saturday and rolled to a 52-24 win in opening-round action of the Tracy Breakfast Lions/Tom Hawkins Girls Basketball Tournament at Tracy High's Swenson Gym.
CERES - Jim Agostini was concerned that his East Union girls basketball players were running on weary legs in their nonleague contest at Central Valley on Wednesday.
STOCKTON – Trailing by 19 points at halftime, Sierra mounted a furious comeback against Edison but came up a point short as the Vikings won the championship game of the 3rd Annual Adidas Trojan Classic 50-49 Wednesday at Lincoln High.
RIPON - Travis Vander Molen looked at his tragic knee injury as a blessing in disguise.
There was no letting up from Sierra this time around.
A two-out error in the first inning led to three additional runs for Manteca, and visiting Sierra was unable to close that gap and lost ...
TRACY - After getting shut out by Kimball on Wednesday, East Union's offensive busted out in a big way during a 13-8 victory on Friday.
Two Manteca-area seniors are among the 48 student-athletes to earn a piece of the $30,000 worth of scholarships from the Sac-Joaquin Section.
RIPON - A hat trick is always good, but a hat trick in the first half is even better.
The Sierra High boys team improved to 6-0 in the Valley Oak League after its 120-39 win over visiting East Union on Thursday.
MODESTO - Sierra's pitching tandem of Madisyn Anchundo and Lindsey Walljasper struck out 13 batters, and the Timberwolves got all the runs they needed with ...
RIPON - Ripon High's boys golf team is now alone in first place in the Trans-Valley League after fending off Escalon 234-246 under breezy conditions ...
LATHROP - East Union took out its frustrations on Lathrop on Wednesday.
Kimball's pitching corps kept East Union off balance Wednesday and the Lancers never did find home plate as the visiting Jaguars blanked East Union ...
MODESTO - Off to its best start in program history, Weston Ranch now finds itself in the middle of its first three-game skid of the season.
Manteca worked its seventh-inning magic yet again.
ESCALON – Sometimes the game of baseball is just about being in the right place at the right time.
Alejandra Rascon is accustomed to hitting tape-measure shots at Northgate Softball Complex, but she didn't have a home run to show for it heading ...