A veteran pitching staff helped Manteca High's baseball team reached the Sac-Joaquin Section finals as a low-seeded team last season.
The Valley Oak League has been well represented in the Sac-Joaquin Section girls soccer playoffs in the last decade.
LODI – Qualifying high school swimmers gathered at Tokay High for the Sac-Joaquin Section girls trials, and a host of area athletes put together some of the season's best races Thursday during the first day of the three-day championship event.
The Valley Oak League title was out of reach.
Steven Gigli left one last fond memory at Agostini Field.
The future looks bright for Lathrop High's baseball team, which took just three years to be competitive in the talent-rich Valley Oak League.
RIPON – Ripon's most valiant effort to extend its 2012 season fell a run short, as the Indians mounted a ferocious, seventh inning rally only to drop the Trans Valley League finale 9-8 to the Orestimba Warriors with the tying run on third.
Will Brink's even-par-72 was not enough to pull the East Union Lancers into the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament, but the Division IV boys golf tournament's second best round was good enough to extend Brink's season.
RIPON - Ripon Christian started its 2012 campaign 0-5-1.
LATHROP – The game it would have taken for the Lathrop Spartans to upset the Valley Oak League leading Oakdale Mustangs never showed. Lathrop battled through the game's first three innings before crumbling, dropping the home-home series opener 11-0 Tuesday.
Weston Ranch's baseball team ended its season with an 11-1 mercy-shortened loss at Sonora Tuesday.
East Union has had its share of one-run heartbreakers this season.
Jeremy Vaughn came through for his team on Monday.
Ripon High's boys golf team was one stroke away from continuing onto the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament.
Shakira Lewis will be heading into the Sac-Joaquin Sections on the heels of an impressive Valley Oak League Championship that involved winning a pair of league titles and a second place.
Manteca dominated from start to finish, but Noelle Smith and visiting Lathrop made the Buffaloes work for their 3-1 win in their annual Kicking for ...
MODESTO - Sierra left little doubt in its rematch with Central Catholic.
STOCKTON – East Union remained in the hunt for an at-large Sac-Joaquin Section playoff bid Saturday with a 66-42 Valley Oak League girls basketball win over ...
With a playoff berth sewed up and two league games remaining Sierra maintained its hold on first place in the Valley Oak League on Saturday ...
Ripon came within two points of winning the Trans-Valley League wrestling tournament but still claimed an overall co-championship with Hilmar as the two teams split ...
MODESTO – East Union's Jaysen Reindel won a Valley Oak League championship for the second year in a row, moving up from 220 pounds last ...
MODESTO – Long time East Union wrestling coach A.J. Reindel was honored Saturday when he was named coach of the year by the Northern California ...
Tydus Verhoeven crouched down into a defensive stance and clapped his hands as if to say, "Bring it on!" at one point in the fourth ...
It was a game of runs Friday night.
TRACY - Craig Ward is hoping for a better effort next Wednesday when his Lathrop boys basketball team rounds out the regular season against Sierra.
RIPON - The Ripon High bounced back from a dismal start with a second-half surge at Ripon Christian during Friday's rivalry match-up.
RIPON - It took a total team effort for Ripon High to get past host Ripon Christian in Friday's Trans Valley League clash, 52-42.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's girls soccer team is the Southern League champion once again.
Sierra weathered an early storm from visiting Weston Ranch on Thursday and picked up its second Valley Oak League win of the season, 50-47.
RIVERBANK - Noah Hernandez threatened to break a Ripon High record, and the Indians' boys basketball team claimed sole possession of the Trans-Valley League title with ...