Everything that needed to go right for the Sierra High girls swim team did, as the Timberwolves put together a quality Valley Oak League Championships performance to outlast the Oakdale Mustangs for the 2011 league title Saturday at East Union.
In a Valley Oak League meeting that has tremendous impact on the playoff picture, the East Union Lancers held off a stubborn Manteca High squad 8-7, using Brett Riley in relief to close out the game's final three outs Thursday at East Union.
Sierra High freshman hurler Allison Walljasper threw a no-hitter Friday against West in opening-round action of the NorCal Classic softball tournament.
The Sierra Timberwolves have a legitimate shot at closing out the season with one of the Valley Oak League's three postseason spots. The Timberwolves took the proper steps in claiming one of the berth with an 18-2 win over the Weston Ranch Cougars Friday.
The cross-town rivalry between Manteca and East Union might all be in the spirit of fun, but the Lancers showed Thursday that there is still a healthy dose of competition involved.
The fact that Alex Barragan and Xavier Lopez were handling their singles responsibility for the better part of the season did not effect them as tennis players as the pair teamed up for a perfect 4-0 run with the Valley Oak League doubles title Thursday in Sonora.
Thanks to Jillian Goulart's complete game, the East Union Lancers were able to claw their way to a 5-2 victory over the Bear Creek Bruins Thursday afternoon during the NorCal Classic softball tournament in Tracy.
It didn't take Joanna Ortiz very long to give the Sierra Timberwolves the lead it would need to secure a road victory over the Sonora Wildcats Wednesday afternoon.
In baseball, a team has to score to win, and only one program was able to do that in Manteca's 1-0 Valley Oak League win over the East Union Lancers Wednesday.
With each Valley Oak League contest played, the importance continues to grow at season's end, and the Sierra Timberwolves did not waste an opportunity, holding off the Weston Ranch Cougars 12-5 Wednesday in VOL action.
The Manteca Buffaloes were a few innings from extending their postseason hopes a little further, but an error-filled fifth inning gave Kimball High all the ammunition it would need for a 7-5 Valley Oak League win over the Buffaloes Wednesday.
The Valley Oak League's singles tournament had a No. 1 seed expected to make it to Thursday's Championship match, and a No. 2 seed that shows he deserves the challenge. Sierra's Kevin Rausa handled his portion of the deal, earning a spot against league No. 1 seed Logan Staggs for the league crown.
For a moment, it seemed as if the Sonora Wildcats would decrease Sierra's chances at pulling in one of the three Valley Oak League playoff spots up for grabs during the stretch run. Only Dylan DeBrouwer had other plans, going the distance for the Timberwolves in a 7-4 win Tuesday.
Sierra High freshman hurler Allison Walljasper tossed a one-hitter Tuesday to lead her team past host Weston Ranch, 12-0.
It's a pivotal week for area schools in the Valley Oak League.
RIPON - Ripon Christian High may have lost to Southern League-leading Mariposa on Thursday.
The Manteca High boys tennis team continued its conquest of the Valley Oak League, securing the outright championship with a 9-0 shutout of visiting Oakdale ...
TURLOCK – Ripon persevered Wednesday to down Hughson 242-266 in Southern League golf action at the par-36 Turlock Country Club.
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 ...