The battle for second place in the Southern League and Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berths rages on.
STOCKTON – In a fitting center-stage spotlight, a pair of area girl wrestlers deservingly fought for a championship in the Sac-Joaquin Section Girls Wrestling Regional Tournament Saturday at McNair High. Both standouts' quest for titles came up short, yet still secured them trips south to Lemoore for the California Interscholastic Federation Girls State Invitational Feb. 23.
STOCKTON – With lighter weights setting the foundation for the Weston Ranch Cougars to post a first-round upset and a likely route to the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Duals Championship match, the heavier weights crumbled, costing the Cougars in a 33-30 loss to Los Banos Saturday at Lincoln High.
RIPON - The Southern League girls basketball title is likely to be shared by its two parochial schools for a second straight season.
Justin Patton picked up a prone Justin Nieto, lifting the East Union guard off the ground as they tangled for a loose ball.
Alyssa Cantu, Sarah Phillips and Jasmine Ivey are set up to make a return trip to the California Interscholastic Federation Girls State Invitational, and they could have some company come Feb. 22-23.
While shooting and passing the basketball are important to any victory, Weston Ranch's 53-41 triumph over Manteca was decided by neither.
It is always a good thing to show up when someone is watching.
Clutch free-throw shooting from Courtney Range and a fortunate bounce in the winning seconds propelled Manteca High's girls basketball team in another close Valley Oak League win Thursday at Winter Gym.
The Valley Oak League boys basketball standings are a bit misleading.
Ripon High's boys basketball team is in danger of losing four straight after suffering yet another heartbreaking loss Thursday.
After a solid showing in its win over Oakdale, Sierra dug itself an early hole it couldn't recover from in its VOL loss Thursday to Sonora.
LATHROP – For a moment East Union was right where it wanted to be.
Continuing a season as an individual in the postseason is one thing. Accomplishing the very same feat as a team is something completely different. Nabbing one of two Valley Oak League team berths for the Sac Joaquin Section was extremely important to the Weston Ranch Cougars Wednesday, and it showed.
LATHROP - East Union wrapped up the Valley Oak League dual season with wins over Sierra and host Lathrop Wednesday, but the Lancers ultimately came up short of their goal.
RIPON - After finding itself trailing in the game's first 30 seconds Wednesday, Abby Buitrago led No. 4 Ripon Christian to four first-half goals on ...
SACRAMENTO – The freshman can deliver in the clutch.
RIPON - Ripon High was off and running on Wednesday.
Jocelyn Reyes couldn't find the mark on easier opportunities.
It takes more than a rolled ankle to keep Kyndra Kiser down.
Manteca is one step closer to achieving the Buffalo Slam after vanquishing visiting Hiram Johnson 75-46 in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division ...
Manteca High set the tone early on in Tuesday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division III opener.
A 15-minute delay, sloppy field conditions and stretches of torrential rain did little to slow down East Union in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III opener ...
LATHROP - Lathrop made it a point to defend its home court Tuesday.
There was more than rain falling from the sky Tuesday night as No. 8 Sierra hit Union Mine of El Dorado with 20 shots on ...
FOLSOM – It was a tough day Saturday for local wrestlers Saturday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III championships as Vista del Lago High.
Six of the seven Sac-Joaquin Section postseason qualifiers from the area will get to enjoy home-field advantage in the opening round next week.
NEWMAN - Ripon could not overcome Payton Church and 16th-seeded Orestimba in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV play-in game Friday, but the young Indians gained valuable ...
STOCKTON – Alexa Garcia is a freshman with no fear, and now she is two matches away from a trip to the California Girls Wrestling Championships.
Sometimes, a miss can lead to a good thing – maybe even a dream coming true.