The wait may be over for Tim Horning.
In a cross-town Valley Oak League match, the Manteca High girls tennis squad came away with a 7-2 win Tuesday at Sierra.
The Sierra High girls golf squad closed out the first half of Valley Oak League play with a 284-318 victory over cross-town rival Manteca High on Tuesday.
Ripon Christian broke a sweat in its second Southern Athletic League volleyball match of the season.
Ripon High's boys soccer team has had little success against Escalon over the years.
Through one week of Valley Oak League play, it appeared as if it was going to be a Sierra-and-everybody-else race for the boys soccer crown.
Ripon High's girls golf team is off to an 0-5 start in dual matches, but it made up some ground in the Valley Foothill League North Division's midseason tournament Monday
East Union's boys soccer team had no problem getting off to a fast start in its 3-0 win over visiting Weston Ranch Monday.
Thursday's Valley Oak League opener between East Union and host Manteca High ended with somewhat of a whimper after they battled through four tightly-contested games.
Weston Ranch High's volleyball team continued two streaks in its Valley Oak League opener with visiting Kimball of Tracy Thursday.
RIPON – The game was scoreless as Ripon Christian jogged off the field at the half Thursday in its Southern League home opener against Waterford.
Dennis Wells believes that his East Union girls golf team is right where it needs to be at this point in the season.
While its top singles players struggled Thursday afternoon, Manteca High girls' tennis team relied on its remaining singles players and doubles squads to rally to a 6-3 victory over the visiting East Union Lancers.
Tiger Shelton took little satisfaction when his Ripon Christian volleyball team swept rival Ripon in their Foundation Game on Aug. 29.
Oakdale and Sonora have been the top dogs when it comes to volleyball in the Valley Oak League. In the last five years, it's been one - or the other or both in some cases - that has come away with the title.
Arianna Cardenas hadn't scored in more than a month, and she was battling a freshman for minutes, but few have been better in big games.
CERES - A chance at making history turned into heartbreak for the Manteca High boys tennis team in the first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section Division III team final.
Natalia Duran got the last laugh Wednesday.
Ripon Christian is heading to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII championship game for a second straight year after upending fourth-seeded Vacaville Christian 4-1 on Wednesday.
Cindy Alvarez started on defense for a second straight game.
Ripon's softball team is hoping the fourth time is the charm against Hughson.
RIPON - Emily O'Brien and Alli Hickman's valiant effort came up short in the No. 2 girls doubles match, as Ripon lost to Trans-Valley League rival Escalon 5-4 in the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Team Tennis semifinals Wednesday.
The Ripon High baseball team is hitting its stride at the right time.
SACRAMENTO - Second-seeded East Union came out swinging Tuesday against No. 15 American Canyon.
Frank Fontana joined in on a three-on-three drill, talking a little trash and sharing laughs in what was the final practice of the season for the 2015 Manteca High boys tennis team.
Four Manteca-area schools qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section girls soccer playoffs, and all four are a win away from playing for the blue banner.
SACRAMENTO - Christian Brothers put up three runs in the third inning and coasted to a 5-1 win over Manteca in opening-round action of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III softball playoffs Tuesday at the Sacramento Softball Complex, ending the season for the Buffaloes.
All season, Manteca High boys tennis head coach Frank Fontana has praised the players on the lower end of the team ladder, and understandably so.
STOCKTON - Nick Sharp just missed making the cut Monday for next week's Nor-Cal Tournament at Corral de Tierra Country Club in Salinas.
It will be an all-Trans-Valley League showdown on Wednesday when Ripon welcomes back Escalon for a semifinal match in the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Team Tennis playoffs.