Ripon Christian makes its sixth straight appearance in the California Interscholastic Federation Regional Championships Tuesday night, and it encounters the No. 1 seed for the fourth time in that same stretch.
DAVIS - The clock almost literally struck midnight for Ripon Christian's volleyball team Thursday at UC Davis.
The National Letter of Intent early signing period finally let East Union senior Jordan Kron put the final piece of his pre-college puzzle together when he signed his letter of intent to become a student-athlete for the University of California at Riverside baseball program.
The Pavilion at UC Davis is one of many sites familiar to the Sheltons in their vast volleyball travels.
On the way to their sixth consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section Division-V Football Championship in 2007 the Central Catholic Raiders had to get through the Ripon Indians. A lot has changed for both programs over the past half decade and the two programs will meet again Friday for the right to continue its season.
The Manteca area is represented well on the All-Valley Oak League team, and rightfully so.
ESCALON - To simplify things, Ripon Christian head coach Tiger Shelton tells his players that volleyball "is a race to 75."
Tiger Shelton figured it wasn't going to be easy.
FOLSOM – With a berth into the California State Championships at stake, a handful of area runners took full advantage of their opportunity to advance to the big stage.
After advancing to the Sac-Joaquin Section Meet with a first-place finish at sub-sections, the Ripon girls cross country program stands a legitimate chance at the program's first-ever berth in the California Interscholastic Federation State Championships.
RIPON - Word travels quickly in this small town known for almonds and volleyball. It gets around even faster between the city's rival high schools that are a stone's throw away from each other.
For Ripon High, a Sac-Joaquin Section playoff home game is right where it thought it would be.
Ripon Christian's football team doesn't mind not being awarded the playoff bye week it deserved.
The Ripon High boys water polo team's roll came to halt Thursday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-II Championships.
A true freshman from Manteca is playing a big part in the Minot State women's soccer team's historic 2012 season.
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.
LATHROP - When Junior Ballard hit his second 3-pointer in 30 seconds Wednesday night to tie East Union, the hometown crowd went wild. Unfortunately for the ...
A single tie in any of its final three regular-season matches will be good enough for East Union to wrap up the Valley Oak League ...
Manteca and Sierra were desperate for a win when they met at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium on Wednesday.
RJ Tisdell made it official.