WESTON RANCH - Daiveon Leverett only touched the ball three times in the second half Wednesday against East Union.
The playoffs have already started for Lathrop's boys basketball team.
STOCKTON - Close-game situations are nothing new to Manteca, and that experience once again served the Lady Buffaloes well in Tuesday's pivotal Valley Oak League matchup at Weston Ranch.
Kayla Wilson let fly with a right-handed floater and then tumbled out of bounds as the buzzer sounded.
With a league title in its sights, the Ripon High girls basketball team delivered a blow sure to send shockwaves throughout Northern California.
RIPON – The Ripon Christian boys basketball squad had a chance to work on some of the little things against Delhi.
WESTON RANCH - Look past the Valley Oak League's old guard and through the glow of its newest star and you'll find Chris Bauer, sleeves up, shaping and molding his South Stockton program.
Sierra's boys basketball team remains on track to earn the No. 1 seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs, but much can happen in the final week of the Valley Oak League season.
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.
RIPON - Ripon hit the pool swimming Thursday, dominating visiting Sierra and Kimball to sweep the Valley Oak League-opening tri-meet at Ervin Zador Aquatic Center.
Manteca's Gino Campiotti broke open a close game in the sixth inning with a bases-clearing double and pitched five innings to get the win ...
RIPON - Things were looking bleak just a week ago for the Ripon boys golf team.
East Union was held to two hits but was rewarded for its patience at the plate in a 3-1 win over visiting Atwater on Wednesday.
A rough start was only part of the reason for Sierra High's 5-3 loss to visiting Turlock on Wednesday.
Sometimes patience wins out over power.
PATTERSON - One day after winning a pitchers duel against powerhouse Ceres, Manteca squeaked past Patterson 11-10 in a slugfest Wednesday.
When Manteca's Kyle Reis goes on a roll, he goes on a roll.
East Union won the majority of the matches played, but it wasn't enough to overcome its low numbers in a 6-3 loss to visiting ...
OAKDALE - The Manteca High varsity boys swim team earned a rare win over Oakdale in its season-opening double dual on Tuesday.
Ryan Ward got all the run support he needed in the first inning, as Manteca scored three runs and rode its freshman pitcher to a ...
Haighley Kissee struck out 12 and walked two in a one-hit gem, and Manteca rallied for all of its runs in the bottom of the ...
INDIAN WELLS (AP) - Poised to return to the top spot in next week's world rankings, Angelique Kerber narrowly avoided an upset at the BNP ...
Bogey golf was good enough for Nathaniel Livingston to be low medalist, and he led Sierra past inexperienced Manteca 259-301 in a Valley Oak League ...
LATHROP - The Lathrop baseball team sent 11 batters to the plate to rally for seven runs in the fourth inning and blow open a close ...