DOS PALOS, Calif. (AP) - Police investigating what they called "very serious" hazing among football players at a high school in California's Central Valley have arrested three teenage boys in a case they said could be emotionally difficult for their small city to face.
Colin Kaepernick's protest against social injustice is being heard loud and clear by young athletes across the country and a host of high school football players have emulated the San Francisco quarterback in recent weeks by kneeling during the national anthem before their own games.
East Union won its first match of the season 5-4 against visiting Lathrop on Tuesday, getting a big point from Mandi Weberg at No. 3 singles.
Manteca completed a season sweep of rival Sierra, but the rematch was much closer in the 289-293 victory for the Buffaloes at Manteca Park Golf Course on Monday.
STOCKTON - Weston Ranch got Manteca's attention by taking the second set, but the Buffaloes got back on track with a dominant third en route to a 25-21, 22-25, 25-7, 25-22 victory in the Valley Oak League opener.
There was no quit in the East Union and Lathrop volleyball teams Monday at Dalben Center, where the two clubs were engaged in a nip-and-tuck battle to open Valley Oak League play.
MODESTO – The Sierra boys finished second and the Timberwolves girls were fifth Saturday in the 10th Annual Sierra Cross Country Invitational at Legion-Tuolumne Regional Park in Modesto.
RIPON - Natalie Cowan was low medalist for a second straight day, carding a 2-over 33 in East Union's 218-326 win over host Lathrop at Jack Tone Golf Course on Wednesday.
Sierra officially introduced itself as a contender in what is expected to be a wide-open race for the Valley Oak League title.
LATHROP - Lathrop has two more chances before the start of Valley Oak League play to get the first win under first-year coach Heather Anderson, but she's more concerned about her team's continued improvement.
Natalie Cowan shot 8-over 45 on Manteca Park Golf Course's front nine, leading East Union's 274-298 win over Sierra on Tuesday.
Emma Broderick couldn't pass up the chance to attend what she called her "dream college."
STOCKTON - In dire need of a new volleyball coach, it turned out Weston Ranch athletic director Craig Bingham didn't need to search far to find one after all.
East Union's nine-year run as Valley Oak League champion in girls golf may be in jeopardy.
Often described as "old school," Joe Miller was a no-nonsense leader who expected the best effort from his players on the field and beyond it.
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.
For all that Gino Campiotti and the Manteca football team accomplished this past fall, it's the failures that drive the Buffaloes' talented junior quarterback.
DUBLIN - Weston Ranch aimed to stop Alameda's top two scorers and succeeded Friday, but the Hornets proved to have too much firepower in winning ...
RIPON - Ripon Christian goalie Josh Tatton did his best to keep his team in the game, but the relentless Amador attack did enough to escape ...
SACRAMENTO - Lathrop's torrid eight-game winning streak was halted Thursday, as high-flying Burbank outscored the Spartans by 16 points in the third quarter on its ...