RIPON – One team opened the CIF State Basketball Championships with inspired play from the opening whistle. The other team simply got into the flow of the game a little too late.
Ripon Christian's boys basketball team had its season end in heartbreaking fashion Wednesday against seventh-seeded University of San Francisco at Kezar Pavilion.
Sierra High used a breakout sixth inning to change a relatively close game into a lopsided 13-3 blowout Wednesday over Patterson.
East Union's girls soccer team battled Lincoln to a scoreless tie after one half of play, but got things going in the second, erupting for four second-half goals in their 4-0 shutout victory over Lincoln Wednesday.
The rebuilding process begins for East Union's boys tennis team.
After gift-wrapping Escalon a four-run first inning lead, the Manteca Buffaloes scrapped their way into a two-run lead that would not last in a 13-7 loss to the Cougars Tuesday.
Standout senior Mikaela Alger leads five Ripon Christian girls basketball players on the all-Southern League team.
The Southern League's boys basketball Most Valuable Player award stays in the family.
The Sierra girls soccer team was dealt its first loss Tuesday, falling 3-1 to host Tracy High in nonleague action.
East Union continued its early season formula for success, using strong pitching and impeccable defense to remain undefeated with an 11-1 victory over visiting Franklin High Tuesday.
Lathrop High spotted Gregori a run in the first inning and another three in the third, but back-to-back big innings left Lathrop in position for its 11-10 nonleague victory over Gregori Tuesday.
Missed opportunities contributed to East Union High's 6-3 non-league loss to Tracy on Tuesday
Ripon High's two best boys basketball players and a Modesto Christian standout who hails from Manteca were among the top honorees in the Trans-Valley League.
Sierra High's Will Ward and Scott Thomason were rewarded with the Valley Oak League's top honors after anchoring the Timberwolves' first 14-0 finish in conference play.
The basketball season continues for four Manteca area teams Wednesday.
LODI - The Sierra boys and Ripon girls Valley Oak League champion swim teams represented well in the Sac-Joaquin Section Trials at Tokay High Thursday and ...
In the first 29 minutes, Manteca High mustered up all the scoring in Thursday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division III quarterfinals against Benicia at Guss Schmiedt ...
RIPON - Ripon Christian toppled a familiar foe in its first-round match of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs on Thursday.
RIPON - One goal was all it took for Ripon to advance in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs on Thursday.
Career win No. 400 will have to wait for Sierra head coach Manuel Pires.
East Union beat Oakdale in a coin flip Thursday to get the No. 1 seed for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs.
MOUNTAIN HOUSE - With the outright Trans-Valley League title already clinched, Ripon completed a perfect run Wednesday but had to hold off last-place Mountain House 6-5 ...
Adrian Sevier-Aflleje pitched a gem for East Union on Wednesday and Manteca High committed two seventh-inning errors that led to the only run of the ...
STOCKTON - Weston Ranch capped its winningest season in program history with a 4-0 shutout of defending Valley Oak League champion Sierra on Wednesday.
OAKDALE – Even with a patchwork lineup, East Union battled Oakdale for 10 innings Tuesday before Kindra Hackbarth plated sister Maddi from second on a sizzling ...
Top-seeded Manteca dominated in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff opener on Tuesday, though the 2-0 final against visiting Ceres may indicate otherwise.
TRACY - Three Manteca-area outright baseball champions were crowned on Tuesday.
East Union clinched at least a share of the Valley Oak League title with a 6-2 win over visiting Central Catholic at Northgate Softball Complex ...
Jake Peterson threw a complete-game shutout Monday for Sierra and led the Timberwolves to a 5-0 Valley Oak League win over visiting Weston Ranch, keeping ...
WEST SACRAMENTO - Manteca High's boys tennis team played its final match of the season Monday, but coach Frank Fontana is hoping his young players ...