Nobody would ever look at Sierra High varsity cheer captain Melisa Monciardini and think that she was at one time a shy wallflower that never thought she would get noticed when she arrived on the campus.
LATHROP – Sierra High was 10 minutes from putting itself in position for the top spot in the Valley Oak League and Lathrop's Danny Becerra changed that in a six-minute span.
TRACY - Vannida Nguyen and Rosa Zou are hoping the third time is the charm when they lock up for the Valley Oak League singles championship Thursday at Kimball High.
Manteca High had a chance to clinch at least a share of the Valley Oak League boys soccer championship at Oakdale Tuesday.
Non-league contests between Ripon Christian and Chavez High of Stockton have been going on for quite some time. The two clubs met up for their yearly installment and Chavez came in overmatched, falling to Ripon Christian 25-4, 25-19 and 25-12 Tuesday.
Under normal conditions, East Union's girls golf team wouldn't be satisfied with its score from Monday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Tournament played at Stockton's Elkhorn Golf Club.
STOCKTON - Weston Ranch is the last team remaining in the hunt for a postseason berth among Manteca Unified School District teams.
The Ripon Christian boys soccer team ended an eight-year drought under soggy conditions at Le Grand Monday.
Weston Ranch's sophomore football team came through for their biggest victory under first-year head coach Norberto Ferdine last Friday at The Corral.
Sienna Starck led a contingent of Ripon golfers in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Tournament Monday.
Ripon Christian captured its third straight volleyball championship in the Southern League Monday with a 25-12, 25-15, 25-17 sweep of host Le Grand.
Each member of the Ripon Christian Knights football program knew the importance of their Southern League showdown with Waterford High Friday. That fact made the Knights' 49-7 loss to the Wildcats even tougher to swallow.
LATHROP – With each minute of Valley Oak League soccer meaning more and more for the playoff hopeful clubs, Lathrop and Manteca put on a quality showing in a 1-1 stalemate Thursday at the Spartans' Bennie Gatto Field.
The torch was passed on the Manteca High tennis courts on Thursday.
Ripon High did not waste the opportunity to shine brightly on its senior night, knocking off the visiting Modesto Christian Crusaders 25-15, 25-20, 25-14 Thursday in Trans Valley League play.
The fun just may be beginning for Ripon High's Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV champion volleyball team.
LODI – Get the ball to Sam.
Erin Cutino inherited an experienced team with Sac-Joaquin Section championship aspirations this past summer.
They're Sac-Joaquin Section champions and their future for college is already set.
There may be no crying in baseball, but there were tears of joy a plenty Wednesday night in the East Union library.
It takes a village to raise a child.
Taylor Corona's match was nerve-wracking enough.
Postseason appearances haven't come around too often in East Union's 50-year history, so sixth-year head coach Willie Herrera is understandably estatic to prepare ...
RIPON - Ashlyn Eisenga can serve it where she wants.
SACRAMENTO - Ripon Christian's run in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs came to an end in the semifinals Tuesday when the third-seeded Knights were ...
MODESTO - Ripon's boys water polo team came up short in its bid to repeat as Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champions, falling to Christian Brothers ...
A student from be.tech's culinary arts program, Stephania Mercado served up the clinching point for Manteca High's girls tennis team on Monday.
ANGELS CAMP - Weston Ranch's Tomas Huerta placed second Saturday in boys Division IV and led the Cougars to a second-place team finish in the ...
STOCKTON - In terms of the postseason, the Sierra High Timberwolves are wait-and-see on what's next.
ROSEVILLE - The best of the Valley Oak League competed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Individual Tournament at the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club on Thursday ...