Kimball High's Valley Oak League champion boys tennis team would have been guaranteed an individual title had standout Logan Staggs, one of the top players in his age group nationally, been healthy for the start of the conference tournament Tuesday at East Union.
The East Union Lancers won't have too much time to savor their 3-1 Valley Oak League win over visiting Sierra High on Tuesday.
Oakdale High's Nick Ippolito carried a 6.36 ERA and was 0-3 going into a pivotal Valley Oak League contest at Manteca Tuesday.
Sommer Wilson knows a thing or two about hitting the long ball. The Sierra senior has 19 career home runs and is a key contributor on a squad that currently boasts a 17-2 record, 8-2 in Valley Oak League. On Tuesday, Wilson signed a National Letter of Intent to play Division I softball at UC Riverside this fall. "Sommer is what every coach wants," Sierra skipper Nick Olmo said. "She's driven, she's a great teammate ...
Ripon had a slight hiccup on Tuesday afternoon, dropping a 10-0 Trans Valley League contest on the road against first-place Hughson.
Sammie Morris finished with a hat trick and set Manteca High's girls' varsity soccer scoring mark at the same time during an 8-0 rout of Lathrop on Tuesday.
Manteca was highly competitive against Valley Oak League-leading Sonora on Tuesday afternoon at the Manteca Park Golf Course.
TRACY - Brian Goulart nodded in the direction of Kimball's dugout and gave his kudos after his East Union softball team was knocked around by the Jaguars for a second time in 10 days on Monday.
STOCKTON - Sierra's Haley Silva is an iron woman – and she is only a sophomore. Silva ran away with the 1600 and 3200 meter races Saturday at the Fourth Annual Mudville Invitational at Bear Creek High School's Podesto Field while the Timberwolves boys won the team title. Silva's time in the 1600 (5 minutes, 40.67 seconds) bested the rest of the field by nearly 11 seconds and her 11:49.42 in the 3200 was 15 ...
Ripon High's girls swim team emphatically claimed a share of its Valley Oak League title in Friday's regular-season finale at Sierra, winning 102-68.
Perhaps the smallest player on the field came up the biggest Friday night. And standout Sammy Morris was there to put the icing on the cake. Manteca freshman Katie Locke, along with the senior Morris, each netted goals for the Buffaloes during a 2-1 victory over visiting Sonora in the 3rd Annual 'Kicking for a Cure' game at Guss Schmiedt Field. "Katie is our little spark plug on the team," Manteca head coach Justin Coenenberg ...
Manteca High's softball team won't be overlooked in the final two weeks of the Valley Oak League season.
TRACY - Games with Kimball haven't been easy for Sierra. Even with an eight-run lead. The Timberwolves held on for an 8-4 victory Friday to improve to 7-1 against the third-year club. It was their largest margin of victory against the talented Jaguars (5-3 Valley Oak League, 13-6 overall), who committed two infield errors to spot Sierra 4-0 lead in the first. "They're always tough. That's a team that's going to fight until the last ...
RIPON – Danielle Sperry was pitching at an all-Trans Valley League level on Thursday afternoon.
Sierra had to grind out its 3-2 win over visiting Oakdale on Thursday. "A lot of our games have been that way," Sierra coach Jack Thomson said. That experience paid off, as the resilient Timberwolves (5-3, 12-7-1 overall) forced a series split with the defending Valley Oak League champion Mustangs (6-2, 13-8) and remain tied for third place. Sierra could have come away with a sweep but blew a four-run lead in Tuesday's 8-6 loss ...
Ripon resident and Central Catholic senior Aimee Rose has signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her volleyball career at Notre Dame de Namur University. She will major in kinesiology at the Belmont-based Catholic school.
Manteca was 15 outs from missing out on a postseason berth altogether after starting the Valley Oak League season with a two-game lead in the standings through eight games.
Sierra senior Gabby Olmo came up clutch during a Valley Oak League finale against host East Union at the Northgate Softball Complex Tuesday.
Ripon Christian got redemption during Tuesday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI Tournament at Stevinson Ranch Golf Course.
Ripon momentarily kept its playoff hopes alive Tuesday thanks to a 5-1 victory over visiting Hilmar, but another game in Newman ultimately knocked the Indians out of contention.
Austin Plunk nearly led Lathrop High to an upset win at Oakdale, which would have been the Spartans' first against the Valley Oak League champion Mustangs.
Courtney Range and Bri Moore were teammates for one season at St. Mary's.
The Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV and V tournaments both ended dramatically on Monday.
Ripon Christian dropped two three-set heartbreakers in a very competitive 6-3 loss to Escalon in Monday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division III Coed Tournament quarterfinal at the Ripon Community Center.
East Union coach Dan Triglia saved the best for last on Monday.
The Valley Oak League isn't traditionally known for its sprinting, but the 2013 class is poised to make some noise.
Tyler Moss has returned in time for Sierra to make a run at a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth.
Manteca High's tennis team was well represented in the first day of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Individual Tournament on Thursday.
Tiana Chacon and the Ripon softball team got their revenge.