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.
When it comes to winning, Will Ward may have found a good fit in Azusa Pacific University.
Manteca High came into its Valley Oak League game with Kimball High is desperate need of a series split after dropping the opener, and the Buffaloes' responded with an offensive breakout in a mercy-rule shortened 12 -2 win Friday.
STOCKTON - Big-time players know when to step up, and Manteca's Loretta Kakala stepped up big time for the Buffaloes on Friday night at Weston ...
MODESTO -Lathrop's girls basketball team rebounded from a disappointing loss with a big comeback win Friday, as the Spartans overcame a 10-point halftime deficit ...
It didn't come easily for the Manteca, but the Buffaloes finally got the better of Weston Ranch in this rematch of the 2016 Sac-Joaquin ...
RIPON - Ripon tipped off Trans-Valley League action Thursday with a mild upset, using a 17-6 second-quarter surge to defeat Escalon, 36-25.
Ramon Rojas finished with a hat trick, but it was Aron Navarrette's goal in the 65th minute that proved to be the difference as ...
LATHROP - Once East Union's Daniel Gomez got his goal, he set about helping his teammates score.
The Lancers came into the home of the Timberwolves believing they were the better team.
After Manteca and East Union took turns squeaking out wins over Sierra's depleted squad Wednesday the two rivals met for the rubber match of ...
LATHROP - After getting shut out at Central Catholic in its Valley Oak League opener three weeks ago, East Union broke out in a big way ...
LATHROP - Coming off three straight losses in the unforgiving Gold Division of the West Coast Jamboree, Manteca had a tough assignment to begin Valley Oak ...
East Union began its defense of the Valley Oak League title Wednesday and was outlasted by visiting Kimball 57-53 at Dalben Center.
LE GRAND - Abby Buitrago broke a scoreless tie in the 20th minute and was just getting started for Ripon Christian in its Southern League opener ...
MOUNTAIN HOUSE - Ripon Christian's recent struggles extended into its Trans-Valley League opener against Mountain House on Wednesday.
The Sierra and Weston Ranch boys soccer teams have had some epic duels over the years, and Tuesday's Valley Oak League tussle was no ...
Even in limited action, Manteca's Tydus Verhoeven can make a big impact.