With two of its top three players still competing for the school's playoff basketball team, Ripon High's golf squad managed to escape Manteca Park Golf Course with a 231-235 nonleague victory over host Manteca Monday.
It did not take the Sierra Timberwolves long to get their baseball season off and running, breaking out for a seven-run third inning to race past Livingston High 16-0 in the season opener for both clubs.
The Weston Ranch Cougars did not waste any time getting things going against McNair High, handling the Eagles in mercy-rule fashion in a season-opening 11-1 win Friday.
Sierra High advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinals after surviving a tough, grind-it-out win over Los Banos on Friday.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's boys basketball team reaped the benefits of having a first-round bye in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs, taking the opportunity to both rest and scout the competition.
The thought of Ripon and Riverbank meeting in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV semifinal would have been unfathomable at the start of the season.
STOCKTON - Trevor Smith came to Day 2 of the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament with business to handle.
For Julianna Triplett, the road is looking somewhat familiar.
Shalane Jackson and the rest of the East Union girls basketball team went out with a bang Thursday.
STOCKTON - Two wins.
SALIDA – Manteca opened the fourth quarter trailing by 10, but the Buffaloes responded, to put themselves in position for the upset and a chance to cut the lead to two. The five-point deficit would be as close as they'd get in a 58-49 loss Thursday.
RIPON - Teagan Manus helped Ripon Christian High to a second round Sac-Joaquin Section Division V win Thursday over feisty No. 6 Foresthill.
RIPON - Cole Herrin has been Mr. Reliable from the foul line for Ripon High.
Sierra High made it 24 straight wins on Wednesday.
WESTON RANCH – Even when everything finally lined up for Weston Ranch, Vista del Lago senior Patrick Lowman found a way to ruin the moment. Lowman converted two of three free throws with less than 30 seconds remaining to help Vista pull off the 72-71 Sac-Joaquin Section Division III upset Wednesday.
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.
STOCKTON - The young Cougars of Weston Ranch began their Valley Oak League title defense Tuesday with 62-42 loss to visiting Central Catholic.
TRACY - Gyse Hulsebosch tallied a game-high 26 points, but East Union's supporting cast also shined in key moments in a 66-53 win at Kimball.
TRACY - For some people, 12 points, four assists, a pair of rebounds and a steal would not be a bad night. For East Union's ...
DIXON - Ram Jam Winter Classic host Dixon rallied from a 10-point deficit to upend defending tournament champion Ripon 65-61 in the title game on Friday.
SALIDA - Even when it was competitive for 2 ½ quarters, Manteca appeared disjointed in running its offense against Modesto Christian in the third-round game of the ...
Never mind the 64-43 blowout win over visiting Johansen.