Throughout Ripon High's 2011-12 wrestling season, several components fell into place at the right time.
The McNair Invitational was the first 18-hole event for East Union and Manteca High's boys teams this season, and coaches from both programs came away pleased on Monday.
One of the short-term goals coach Justin Coenenberg has set for Manteca High's girls soccer team is to keep every team it faces scoreless through the first half of its Valley Oak League schedule.
It is one thing to follow the path and end the journey where so many before have traveled.
Nine boys tennis teams hailing from leagues in the southern half of the Sac-Joaquin Section converged on the courts of Manteca High for the first Manteca Invitational Friday.
After suffering through the wrong end of a perfect game the Weston Ranch Cougars responded, asserting themselves as a viable Valley Oak League threat in a 4-1 victory over the Manteca Buffaloes Friday in Stockton.
LATHROP – After taking a fifth inning lead in Friday's back-and-forth Valley Oak League contest with Kimball High, the Lathrop Spartans fell apart, giving up back-to-back four run innings to close out an 11-3 loss Friday.
With aspirations for a Valley Oak League title embedded in the program, East Union had a clear agenda when it came to visiting Sonora Thursday in Valley Oak League play. The Lancers handled business, beating Sonora 204-226 at Manteca Golf Course.
Another day, another win for the Valley Oak League leading Manteca High boys tennis team.
The Lathrop Spartans were finally able to put it all together, taking down Sonora on the road 10-7 for their first-ever Valley Oak League win Thursday.
After outlasting rival Sierra last week, Manteca High's varsity boys track team continued its early-season roll with a 94-51 win over visiting Sonora Thursday.
Oakdale High's Mark Ortiz took a pitch off his batting helmet, but it was East Union that felt the pain Thursday at Agostini Field.
Jake Corn was perfect for the Manteca Buffaloes Wednesday against Weston Ranch.
After spotting the Kimball Jaguars a three-run lead in the top of the first, Lathrop chipped away to force extra innings, and score the winning run in the eighth inning of a 4-3 Valley Oak League win Wednesday.
Jack Thomson's 501st victory will have to wait.
WEST SACRAMENTO - Down a starting player, Sierra nearly pulled off an upset in its 5-4 loss to Tri-County Conference champion River City in the first ...
STOCKTON - Monday marked the end of a successful era for Ripon High's girls golf team, as seniors Laura Williams and Alex Gonzales played their ...
The Manteca girls tennis and Ripon volleyball teams earned the top seeds in their respective brackets for the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. Both begin play today.
Fuko Inoue and Natalie Karim took advantage of forfeitures Saturday during the Valley Oak League Doubles Tournament at Manteca High and became the first East ...
RIPON - They are not in eighth grade any more.
Sierra freshman Kaitlyn Rausa rolled past three opponents Wednesday to earn a spot in today's Valley Oak League Singles Tournament finals at Manteca High.
It may have been senior night for Manteca High at Winter Gymnasium , but the evening belonged to East Union sophomore Kiana Day.
TRACY - One second separated the Sierra varsity girls cross country team and Oakdale in their duel for the Valley Oak League title Wednesday at Eagal ...
TRACY - Ripon came out on fire Tuesday, and only the Indians would calm their own flames in a 12-2 shellacking of host Kimball of Tracy.
MARIPOSA - Make it seven straight Southern League volleyball titles for Ripon Christian.
Manteca battled valiantly with a starter hobbled by injury and another out for the season, but the Buffaloes could not keep up with the taller ...
LODI - Ripon High's girls golf team is the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V runner-up for a second straight year, but this time two Indians will ...
Senior Night did not start out well for East Union on Monday.
MODESTO - The Ripon boys water polo team went 2-3 in the DeLong Tournament held at Enochs High last Friday and Saturday.
Manteca carried the frustrations of two close losses to Central Catholic into the season, using it as motivation to return to championship form.