The Ripon Christian Knights were scheduled for two games the first day of the 2nd Annual Mark Smallwood Memorial Tournament Thursday, but weather would only permit the Knights a 7-5 win over Millenium.
The Weston Ranch Cougars opened play in the Tracy NorCal Classic Softball Tournament Silver Bracket Thursday with a split, demolishing Livingston High 11-1 after dropping a 6-2 contest against Orestimba.
Will Ward set three goals at the start of the 2011-12 basketball season.
The Weston Ranch Cougars have not missed a beat since their midseason loss to Manteca High, bringing home another Valley Oak League win with an 8-1 defeat of Sierra Tuesday.
The East Union Lancers were probably a dozen points higher than head coach Dennis Wells would have liked them to be, but it was still good enough for a 207-241 Valley Oak League win over the Manteca Buffaloes Tuesday.
Shalane Jackson bided her time.
Manteca High's boys track and field team came through with another statement win Thursday, soundly beating traditional Valley Oak League power Oakdale, 82-54.
Lathrop High's third-year varsity baseball team scrapped its way to its biggest Valley Oak League win on Thursday.
Six days after stunning Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV finalist Manteca, Weston Ranch nearly shocked section champion Oakdale at home Thursday.
The East Union Lancers have shown steady improvement since their minor setback against the league leading Oakdale Mustangs, and that trend continued Thursday with a 198-217 Valley Oak League victory over Kimball.
Manteca High's boys tennis squad completed a season sweep of Lathrop with an 8-1 victory at home Thursday.
The Manteca High swim program earned a split against the Ripon Indians Thursday, winning in the girls meet 90-79 and falling to the Indians' boys 98-70.
Both East Union and Weston Ranch have showed glimpses of possibly being in position for a postseason berth, but Thursday the Lancers asserted themselves as the more dominant of the two, winning 9-3 in Valley Oak League play.
One swing of the bat and 19 strikeouts, all rom Allie Walljasper, were all Sierra needed to grab a 2-0 Valley Oak League win over the Manteca Buffaloes Thursday at Sierra High.
One streak fell. Two are still alive.
Manteca led off the bottom of the first Thursday with three infield singles that led to two runs, but visiting Oakdale proved to be too ...
OAKDALE - It was almost an all-Manteca final in the Valley Oak League Doubles Tournament at Oakdale High on Thursday.
RIPON - Ripon High's swim team celebrated Senior Day and another Valley Oak League championship for the girls on Thursday.
It has been seven years since Sierra last won a Valley Oak League championship, the longest title drought under longtime coach Manuel Pires.
It was a celebration of sorts for two East Union High teammates.
LATHROP - With a top of the lineup that went a combined 10 for 14 with eight RBI and Marco Gonzales dominating from the hill, East ...
MODESTO - Manteca's lead in the Valley Oak League keeps getting wider, even if it takes some close calls to get the Buffaloes to where ...
Christian Guzman did all he could to give Lathrop a chance, but his 2-over-39 score was not enough as the Spartans were nipped by Manteca ...
Valley Oak League softball games are tough, but Manteca intra-city games are tougher.
Weston Ranch senior point guard Jaelen Ragsdale has been recognized as the top Division III player in the state by Cal-Hi Sports.
TRACY - Sophomore Christian Guzman finished 2-under 34, and Lathrop set a new team record Tuesday in its 227-240 victory over Sierra at Old River Golf ...
OAKDALE - Manteca High freshman Solmon Aniss qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Individual Tournament with his third-place finish in the Valley Oak League Singles ...
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Manuel Pires wiped his forehead with the back of his hand, smiled and breathed a sigh of relief.
RIPON - Travis Vander Molen looked at his tragic knee injury as a blessing in disguise.