WESTON RANCH- Real life has a way of dictating one's priorities. It also reveals, and sometimes introduces a person to their passions. For one longtime figurehead in the Weston Ranch Cougars football family, real life is helping to inspire the kids.
Manteca High's boys soccer team is perfect no more, but the Buffaloes were jubilant after their hard-fought 1-1 stalemate with visiting Lathrop at Guss Schmiedt Field Tuesday.
Freshman Brooke Riley edged out fellow Lancer Brittany Ugalino by a stroke for low-medalist recognition, and the tandem led East Union to a 224-263 victory over crosstown rival Sierra Tuesday at Manteca Park Golf Course.
The East Union Lancers took care of business in a major way, dropping only one match in an 8-1 Valley Oak League victory over the Sonora Wildcats Tuesday.
Sierra's coaches are treating its 2-2 tie at Sonora like a victory.
Manteca High hasn't had it easy since its 10-0 shellacking of Kimball in its Valley Oak League opener.
WESTON RANCH -- A first half goal from William Giron would not hold up for the Weston Ranch Cougars Thursday, as the Lathrop Spartans would tie it up in the 63rd minute and again moments after Weston Ranch's second goal in a 2-2 Valley Oak League draw.
Manteca High's girls tennis team coasted to a routine a 9-0 win over visiting Kimball Thursday, improving to 6-0 in the Valley Oak League and 9-2 overall.
East Union punctuated an impressive week of soccer with a 5-1 drubbing of visiting Oakdale on Thursday. This followed a dominating 7-0 effort against dangerous Weston Ranch.
The Ripon Christian Knights got a solid round from No. 1 Jenny Wickham, but it wasn't enough to keep close with Bret Harte in a 163-179 Valley Foothill League loss Thursday at Jack Tone Golf Course.
Things continued to go smoothly in Southern League action for the Ripon Christian Knights, as the club remained undefeated in league play with a 25-13, 25-22 and 25-19 victory over Turlock Christian Thursday.
LATHROP - After clinging close through a first-game loss, Sierra High would eventually drop the next two in one-sided fashion in a 25-18, 25-18 and 25-10 Valley Oak League loss Wednesday to the Lathrop Spartans.
In recent seasons the matchup between the East Union and Oakdale golf teams has held great significance in the Valley Oak League standings. That likely will not be the case this year as East Union cruised to a 70-stroke win Thursday at Manteca Golf Course, 217-287.
ESCALON – Taking the first two games was likely the worst thing the Ripon Indians could have done, because an inspired Escalon club down two games turned invincible in a 21-25, 24-26, 25-21, 28-26 and 15-11 victory over Ripon Tuesday.
Twelve up, 12 down and 10 to go.
Manuel Pires started coaching Sierra's girls soccer team when the school opened in the mid-90s, thinking he'd retire soon after the youngest of ...
There was a time when Mariah Jeffrey figured her senior season at East Union would be her last as a soccer player.
LATHROP - Sierra is still very much in the hunt for a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth.
The Ripon and Ripon Christian girls soccer teams both ended the regular season with blowout victories on the road.
Even as an up-and-coming sophomore, Kevin Rodriguez was a leader by example.
Michael Hatfield could always knock down the 3.
RIPON - Ripon clinched its first Trans-Valley League baseball championship since 2001 Thursday after the Indians sent Riverbank home with an 8-0 loss, but they are ...
The Trans-Valley and Southern League boys singles champions were one and done in the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Tennis Tournament at Oak Park in Stockton on ...
Ripon - Ripon High has all but secured another Trans-Valley League title following Wednesday's 3-1 victory over visiting Escalon.
Patience paid off for Devi Coglio.
STOCKTON - After giving up six costly errors along with some passed balls and base-running miscues, East Union came through with two runs in the top ...
Sierra completed an unbeaten run in the regular season with a 6-0 win over visiting Weston Ranch on Wednesday but won't have a Valley ...
Leah Manuleleua ended her scoring drought against East Union on Wednesday, but more importantly she helped Manteca put a halt to a decade-long stretch without ...
East Union second baseman Deja Guzman may not stand out as much as her Lancers softball counterparts, but that may be because she makes it ...
RIPON - Ripon Christian finished its second-round match with visiting Colfax with a bang.