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RIPON – One team opened the CIF State Basketball Championships with inspired play from the opening whistle. The other team simply got into the flow of the game a little too late.
Ripon Christian's boys basketball team had its season end in heartbreaking fashion Wednesday against seventh-seeded University of San Francisco at Kezar Pavilion.
Sierra High used a breakout sixth inning to change a relatively close game into a lopsided 13-3 blowout Wednesday over Patterson.
East Union's girls soccer team battled Lincoln to a scoreless tie after one half of play, but got things going in the second, erupting for four second-half goals in their 4-0 shutout victory over Lincoln Wednesday.
The rebuilding process begins for East Union's boys tennis team.
After gift-wrapping Escalon a four-run first inning lead, the Manteca Buffaloes scrapped their way into a two-run lead that would not last in a 13-7 loss to the Cougars Tuesday.
Standout senior Mikaela Alger leads five Ripon Christian girls basketball players on the all-Southern League team.
The Southern League's boys basketball Most Valuable Player award stays in the family.
The Sierra girls soccer team was dealt its first loss Tuesday, falling 3-1 to host Tracy High in nonleague action.
East Union continued its early season formula for success, using strong pitching and impeccable defense to remain undefeated with an 11-1 victory over visiting Franklin High Tuesday.
Lathrop High spotted Gregori a run in the first inning and another three in the third, but back-to-back big innings left Lathrop in position for its 11-10 nonleague victory over Gregori Tuesday.
Missed opportunities contributed to East Union High's 6-3 non-league loss to Tracy on Tuesday
Ripon High's two best boys basketball players and a Modesto Christian standout who hails from Manteca were among the top honorees in the Trans-Valley League.
Sierra High's Will Ward and Scott Thomason were rewarded with the Valley Oak League's top honors after anchoring the Timberwolves' first 14-0 finish in conference play.
RIPON - The Ripon High bounced back from a dismal start with a second-half surge at Ripon Christian during Friday's rivalry match-up.
RIPON - It took a total team effort for Ripon High to get past host Ripon Christian in Friday's Trans Valley League clash, 52-42.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's girls soccer team is the Southern League champion once again.
Sierra weathered an early storm from visiting Weston Ranch on Thursday and picked up its second Valley Oak League win of the season, 50-47.
RIVERBANK - Noah Hernandez threatened to break a Ripon High record, and the Indians' boys basketball team claimed sole possession of the Trans-Valley League title with ...
LATHROP - The Sac-Joaquin Section's recommendation of moving Lathrop High out of the Valley Oak League and into a new-look Western Athletic Conference held up ...
Weston Ranch was able to cool off the hottest hand in the Valley Oak League on Wednesday.
East Union nearly forfeited the game on its own senior night Wednesday.
Despite playing the fourth quarter with vision in only one eye after a collision at the end of the third, Manteca's Tydus Verhoeven came ...
Jenna Zuniga won't soon forget this Christmas present.
East Union broke open a tie game late in the first quarter and ended the period on a 7-0 run, extending that run to 25-6 ...
LATHROP - Lathrop made a big step toward the postseason after completing a season sweep of Central Catholic on Tuesday, 50-35.
RIPON - Ripon Christian High has a little bit more breathing room atop of the Southern League standings.
RIPON - Just hours after signing his letter of intent to play football for Humboldt State on Tuesday, Aaron Paschini punctuated Ripon's 65-62 boys basketball ...
RIPON - A win was as good as a tie for Hilmar at Ripon's Stouffer Field on Monday.