East Union High boys varsity basketball coach Brett Lewis applauded the effort of his reserves Wednesday against visiting Kimball High of Tracy.
The score may have indicated that the Oakdale Mustangs were a handful of shots away from giving the Sierra Timberwolves a Valley Oak League loss they could not afford, but that was far from the case in Sierra's 60-49 win Wednesday over the Mustangs.
SONORA – The Weston Ranch High boys varsity basketball team claimed at least a share of the Valley Oak League title Wednesday thanks to a 65-56 victory at Sonora.
The Lathrop Spartans boys basketball team had reason to believe they were possibly going to snatch their first Valley Oak League win, but the Manteca Buffaloes chose to keep head coach J.J. Ramirez and the Spartans waiting in a 48-44 win at Lathrop Wednesday.
RIPON - Before and after powerhouse Modesto Christian was in the picture, Mariposa High had long been king of boys basketball in the Southern League.
Weston Ranch's girls basketball team has seemingly had every opportunity to assert itself as one of the Valley Oak League's top two teams, and the Cougars' latest opportunity slid away to the Sonora Wildcats in a 50-42 loss Tuesday in Stockton.
When you get the chance to put all of your sophomores onto the floor at the same time in a varsity game, it usually says something about how the game is going.
While a lot of people would have been upset having lost by such a large margin, Lathrop High coach Ed Fang was actually pleased with the performance of his girls on the road at Manteca Tuesday night.
RIPON – The Ripon High girls varsity basketball squad unleashed its defense against visiting Hughson, resulting in a 43-20 Trans Valley League victory on Monday.
No area team improved its postseason position as much as the East Union boys and Sierra girls basketball squads, according to the second release of the Sac-Joaquin Section's power ratings.
Ripon Christian's boys basketball team can put its run of second-place finishes to rest tonight.
SALIDA – In a game that was nonexistent a few weeks ago, the Weston Ranch Cougars seized the moment in an 89-84 overtime shocker over Modesto Christian in the Crusaders' home gym Saturday in front of a standing room crowd.
In the first season the CIF has officially sanctioned the girls wrestling state championships, three area standouts solidified their trip south with top-4 finishes in the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters tournament Saturday at McNair High in Stockton.
STOCKTON - Just getting to the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals was supposed to be the hard part, but getting there seemed easy compared to trying to get through Los Banos during Weston Ranch High's 51-16 first round loss to the Tigers Saturday.
RIPON - If the whole basketball thing never works out for Ripon High senior Jared Ratto, he can take up acting in college.
Ripon Christian opened Southern League play with a 2-0 loss to host Le Grand on Tuesday.
Eddie Aguilar scored three goals and assisted in two more to lead Sierra to a 5-0 win over host Lathrop to open the Valley Oak ...
Niko Ilardi threw for four touchdowns and ran for two to lead the Ripon Chiefs to a 40-6 Mountain Valley Football League victory over the ...
It was hard enough opening the Valley Oak League season against the perennially tough Oakdale Mustangs.
Lathrop atoned for last year's defeat to Franklin with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-14 sweep of the visiting Yellowjackets on Monday in non-league volleyball action.
The Manteca Jr. Buffaloes edged the Turlock Bulldogs 13-12 Saturday in Cen-Cal football action Saturday at Turlock High School.
MODESTO – Under hot and smoky conditions, the Sierra boys won the small-schools division and the Sierra girls were third on the 5-kilometer course in the ...
It's called game planning, and it's something that every coach does before stepping onto the field on a given Friday night.
Ripon Christian Athletic Stadium was christened Friday evening with a 37-15 non-league win over Linden.
Gino Campiotti threw for four touchdowns Friday night to lead Manteca to a 42-6 non-league win over Enochs at Downey High in Modesto.
After a slow first quarter East Union road the hot hand of Jack Weaver to put up 22 second-period points on the way to a ...
Erron Duncan led a punishing Weston Ranch ground attack Friday night with 16 carries for 220 yards and three touchdowns and the Cougars ran for ...
After a close opening set Thursday night, Ripon went on to sweep visiting Modesto 25-23, 25-12, 25-12 in non-league volleyball action.
In a battle of the unbeaten on Thursday Brooke Riley scorched the greens at the Manteca Golf Course with a 35 to lead East Union ...
By DAVE CAMPBELL