The fairways are looking as wide as the Pacific Ocean to Julie Shutler these days.
LODI - After a brief career with the golf clubs has taken on a life of itself, Manteca resident Ty Griggs is definitely having a blast on his way up the Northern California Junior Golf Association ranks.
Seventeen of the Manteca area's top senior baseball and softball players were selected to participate in an all-star event held annually at the University of the Pacific.
The Manteca Dolphins evened their Mid-Valley Swim League record to 1-1 with their 2,053-915 drubbing of the outgunned Oakdale Gators Saturday at East Union High.
SACRAMENTO - In what has evolved into the trademark dream season, Sierra High sprinter Shakira Lewis brought her decorated first track season to a close with an 8th place finish in the 100-meters at the California Interscholastic Federation State Track & Field Championships Saturday.
Entering the girls 100-meter preliminary heats Friday in the CIF State Track and Field Championships at Buchanan High in Clovis, Shakira Lewis was just the No. 25-seeded qualifier. By the time the three preliminary heats were complete, Lewis had definitely garnered some attention.
They did the dirty work and the heavy lifting for Sierra High sports teams for the 2011-12 school year.
Shakira Lewis has at least one more race to run in her first and only season as a track athlete for Sierra High.
Recently-graduated Alex Martinez and Mia Ramirez were recognized as Manteca High's top all-around senior athletes.
Colby DeVries was named Most Valuable Player of the Southern League after leading Ripon Christian (12-2, 15-11-1 overall) to a share of its first conference championship.
ELK GROVE - Sierra High standout Shakira Lewis seized her moment in the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters 100-meter final Friday at Elk Grove High.
Ripon High junior shortstop/pitcher Nicole Kaiser was named the Defensive Player of the Year by Trans-Valley League coaches.
Ripon Christian's girls soccer team had five players named to the All-Southern League team, while three Lady Indians from Ripon High earned All-Trans Valley League honors.
ELK GROVE - Shakira Lewis crossed the finish line, and let a brief smile flash across her face before turning concern to an injured rival.
Cory Van Warmerdam stroked a leadoff triple in the fourth inning and came around to give Ripon the lead, and Tyler Scharnow did the rest with a complete-game 5-3 victory over the Modesto Tigers in 16-18 Senior Babe Ruth action Tuesday at Mistlin Park.
TRACY – Haighlee Kissee dominated in the circle and at the plate Wednesday to lead Manteca to a 13-2 Valley Oak League softball win over host ...
Izabella Owen showed cleanup power in the leadoff slot for East Union on Wednesday.
The Timberwolves held on Wednesday for a much-needed Valley Oak League win to defeat visiting Manteca High.
Fernando Segura led a mercy-shortened victory on Tuesday just one day after lifting East Union to an extra-inning win.
The Manteca High boys tennis team can capture the outright claim to the Valley Oak League crown this week.
The Blue Jays came close to avenging an opening-day loss to the Twins but left Israel Rosenblum stranded at third in the bottom of the ...
Sierra High athletic director Anthony Chapman announced the hiring of Larissa Founts as the Timberwolves' new head girls basketball coach on Monday.
Manteca did not trail until the third set Monday and then the visiting Buffaloes did not trail for long in a 25-10, 25-15, 25-21 sweep ...
RENO - Sierra High senior Branden Rullan dominated his five opponents en route to winning the Flo Reno Worlds 132-pound title while earning All-American status at ...
A sophomore who has already committed to Notre Dame, Sierra forward Jadyn Shinn wants to leave her mark on a team she speaks of in ...
Eddie Aguilar didn't always score goals in bunches during his senior campaign with Sierra, but he had a knack for coming up with the ...
East Union's Alexis Erich came up big in the field and at the plate Friday to lead the visiting Lancers to a 1-0 Valley ...
TRACY - Christian Guzman needed an unforgettable effort to finally get over the hump against Central Catholic's loaded golf team on Thursday.
Haighley Kissee, Tawny Deernick and Sierra Martinez make up more than half of the Manteca High infield.
The path is now clear for the Ripon High boys and girls to claim Valley Oak League titles after knocking off host Manteca at R ...