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.
With two players out and two others playing on gimpy ankles, East Union's boys basketball team would have taken a win at Oakdale anyway it could get it.
The Lady Lancers stayed atop of the Valley Oak League standings by thumping Oakdale 55-5 at Dalben Center Friday.
RIPON - Ripon High girls basketball coach George Contente slammed a clipboard onto his seat out of frustration during Thursday's Trans-Valley League contest with Hughson.
Ripon Christian's sophomore girls basketball team rolled to another blowout victory in Southern League play Thursday, crushing visiting Denair, 50-10.
LATHROP - Lathrop High won on the mat, but East Union won where it counts - the scoreboard.
WESTON RANCH - By the time Weston Ranch began working its second-string players into its Valley Oak League contest with Sonora, the Cougars had thoroughly dominated for three-plus quarters in a 70-39 blowout Wednesday.
Manteca High showed no letdown after its double overtime Valley Oak League win over Weston Ranch, blasting the Lathrop Spartans 69-40 Wednesday in league action.
RIPON - Ripon High's first scoring option was sidelined for the entire game, and for certain parts of its Trans-Valley League grudge match with Escalon Tuesday the second, third and fourth players in line joined him on the bench.
LATHROP – The first meeting between Manteca and Lathrop this season took place in the Tracy Tournament, with the latter pulling out a four-point win. On Tuesday the Spartans weren't as nice.
Brandon Cline provided the spark Tuesday for the East Union High Lancers.
TRACY – The big guy can play in the back court, too.
RIPON – Reina Sausedo scored eight of her team-high 13 points in the first half before the tournament-host Indians went cold in the second half and ...
RIPON – Ripon went on a 9-0 run midway through the third period Saturday and lucky for the Indians they did as Stagg of Stockton then ...
Attacking the basket, hitting open 3s and playing hard-nosed defense is Sierra's recipe for success.
RIPON - Vincent Olmo is a big boy, and he used all of his 6-foot-6, 250-pound frame at just the right time Friday night.
TRACY - Lathrop's boys basketball team appears to have found its stride.
RIPON - It took a quarter, but the Ripon girls basketball team finally caught on to Kayla Jacklich's example.
ELK GROVE – The Manteca High Buffaloes appeared to be rounding into shape.
RIPON – Under blustery, windy conditions Thursday visiting Hughson got a goal in each half and Ripon Christian could not find the net in a 2-0 ...
RIPON - Sierra narrowed a 10-point deficit to six in the fourth quarter but could not close the gap as host Ripon held on for a ...
Manteca Unified schools will be split up for the 2018-2022 alignment cycle, if the Sac-Joaquin Section has its way.
For a team known for its potential explosiveness on offense, Ripon turned to its defense to get untracked in its nonleague contest at East Union ...
STOCKTON - It is never over until it is over.
East Union boys soccer coach Edgar Zelaya was glad to come away with a tie under the circumstances.
Sierra staved off a fourth-quarter charge from Tokay to escape with a 69-65 victory.