RIPON – Ripon High hasn't been able to get a break of luck as of late and the club's struggles continued with a 178-187 loss to the Ripon Christian Knights Thursday in Valley Foothill League play.
Sierra felt like this was one that slipped away, unable to capitalize on a 14-5 shot advantage (7-3 on goal) and 6-1 edge on corner kicks.
The Manteca High tennis team dominated East Union in each match, taking down each singles and doubles match in a 9-0 victory Thursday in Valley Oak League action.
The Manteca Bufffaloes are still undefeated.
The Ripon Christian volleyball club began its defense of the Southern League championship with a 25-8, 25-12 and 25-15 sweep of the Denair Coyotes Thursday in the league opener.
It took every point a winning team can get, but Manteca had more than East Union in a 20-25, 25-22, 25-16, 17-25 and 15-10 Valley Oak League win Wednesday at the Dalben Center.
Rick Cuevas has coached cross country for a long time in the Manteca area.
Ripon was roughly 15 minutes away from opening the Trans-Valley League season victorious at Escalon Wednesday.
Weston Ranch's volleyball squad opened the Valley Oak League season with a competitive four-game loss (27-29, 25-22, 20-25, 11-25) at Kimball Wednesday.
Sierra High's girls golf team got its first win of the Valley Oak League season the easy way Wednesday by just showing up with a full team.
This was far from a routine victory for Manteca High's girls tennis team, which travelled across town to Sierra Tuesday as the established favorite to earn the Valley Oak League championship.
LATHROP – In what shaped up to be two well-coached programs vying to win their Valley Oak League opener, the improved Lathrop Spartans soccer club battled reigning champion East Union to a 2-2 tie Tuesday.
Valley Oak League play opened just fine for the Sierra Timberwolves, taking care of business in their leaue debut against the Oakdale Mustangs 3-1 Tuesday.
Ripon Christian went into Monday's Southern League opener at Waterford coming off a solid third-place finish in its own 32nd Annual Jerry Terpsma Classic.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Thursday's volleyball results did not run in Friday or Saturday's editions of the Bulletin due to space constraints. This is the roundup in its entirety.
STOCKTON - Weston Ranch tallied its first win of the Valley Oak League season on Thursday, edging visiting East Union 5-4 thanks to a clutch win ...
East Union felt unstoppable at this point last season.
Weston Ranch struggled with serving errors throughout its Valley Oak League match at Sierra on Wednesday, but Judit Zamora came through in a big way ...
MODESTO - Manteca saved its best for last Wednesday at Central Catholic.
RIPON - Four Manteca players shared the top spot Wednesday in their 222-311 victory over Lathrop at Jack Tone Golf Course.
RIPON - Ripon continued its roll through the Valley Foothill League's North Division on Tuesday, dispatching Escalon 149-166 at Jack Tone Golf Course.
MERCED - The Ripon High boys water polo team placed eighth out of 18 in the two-day Roddy Svendsen Shootout at Merced College.
Manteca wasn't always sharp, but the Buffaloes were good enough to sweep rival Sierra across town Monday, 25-15, 25-16, 25-19.
The offense did not need to be perfect for the East Union sophomore team last Friday at Dino Cunial Field.
RIPON - Ripon fell behind early in its first set with visiting Escalon on Thursday and ended up dropping that first game before rebounding to win ...
The Manteca High improved to 4-0 in Valley Oak League play Thursday with a 8-1 victory over rival East Union.
ANGELS CAMP – Ripon High sits atop of the Valley Foothill Hill League-North Division standings following a 188-215 victory over Bret Harte on Thursday.
LATHROP - Heather Anderson finally has her first win as Lathrop High's new volleyball coach.
With four teams idle, it's a light week on the grid iron in the area but an important one for the few in action.
TRACY - All Megan Oblin wanted to do was keep pace with Iris Carrillo in the first of three Valley Oak League meets Wednesday at Eagal ...