LATHROP - Sierra High's girls basketball team is hoping its early-season struggles are behind it after putting forth a complete effort Wednesday.
OAKDALE – Neither squad was able to claim a victoyr over the host Wednesday when Weston Ranch and East Union opened their Valley Oak League dual match at Oakdale High, but the Cougars were able to claim bragging rights after a hard-fought 46-24 win against the Lancers.
Things have been going pretty smoothly for the Ripon High wrestling program, and after a bumpy start that pattern continued for the Indians in a 50-26 Trans-Valley League win over Hilmar Wednesday on the road.
The stage is set for Friday's rivalry showdown between East Union and Manteca High's girls basketball teams.
By Scott Thomason's count, his Sierra High boys basketball team has won 15 championships this season.
RIPON – The Indians nearly staged the upset Tuesday over Trans-Valley League power Modesto Christian.
The Weston Ranch Cougars continued to push their season in the right direction, putting together a 57-46 Valley Oak League win over the Kimball Jaguars Tuesday in Tracy.
Halie Bergman was on her game Tuesday night.
Things are about to get interesting for the high school boys and girls basketball teams in the area.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - It doesn't get much more "elite" than that.
SALIDA – More than a dozen basketball programs took advantage of Modesto Christian Martin Luther King Show Case Saturday in the Crusaders' home gym. Manteca and Weston Ranch's girls programs joined the Ripon High boys team in a one-day, tournament-style hoop fest.
Manteca High's boys basketball team showed some fight in its 53-41 loss to visiting Sonora Friday, but it got ugly when a real fight broke out midway through the fourth quarter.
The Sierra High girls basktball team showed plenty of fight against visiting Kimball Friday.
WESTON RANCH – With three and a half quarters complete and the score tied, the balance of Weston Ranch and Lathrop's Valley Oak League contest would be decided by one decision. The decision was made by Cougar head coach Ryan Bono, and made at the perfect time.
Henk Gaalswyk opened Ripon High's Trans-Valley League contest at Hughson on fire, scorching the Huskies for four 3-pointers in the first quarter on his way to game-high scoring honors in a 59-49 Ripon win Friday.
Manteca used a balanced attack Saturday with all the players seeing the floor in a 55-33 win over host Sierra in Valley Oak League action.
STOCKTON – While victories were few and far between for East Union on Saturday in a 51-24 opening-round loss to Vista del Lago of Folsom in ...
OAKDALE – Lathrop kept itself in the hunt for the third and final playoff slot from the Valley Oak League with a 44-32 road win over ...
Gyse Hulsebosch hit NBA-range 3-pointers, fall-away jumpers along the baseline and nearly everything else in between.
STOCKTON - Although the game was out of reach Friday night, Manteca's Tydus Verhoeven slammed home the exclamation point in the fourth quarter.
ESCALON - The beat goes on for the Trans-Valley League's top boys basketball team.
LATHROP - Kaitlynn Funsch and Alexa Mayen each scored a goal and assisted two others to help Manteca defeat Lathrop 6-2 in a Valley Oak League ...
RIPON - Ripon Christian's depth, or lack thereof, was tested in its 60-50 win over winless Riverbank on Thursday.
Lathrop High came into East Union's Dalben Center Thursday with a game plan: play smart and aggressive defense.
TRACY - Manteca is perfect no more in the Valley Oak League.
WATERFORD - Ripon Christian was a few minutes away from maintaining its comfortable lead atop the Southern League girls soccer standings.
One finally made it through.
National Signing Day was special in many ways for several local soccer products.
Manteca didn't need a triple-double from Tydus Verhoeven in its second meeting with Kimball.
HILMAR - Ripon closed the regular season with a 48-27 win over Hilmar in a battle between the Trans-Valley League's remaining undefeated teams.