LATHROP – In the third set Tuesday Sierra's Brianna Padua served five consecutive service points to bring the Timberwolves from behind for the second set in a row and defeat host Lathrop 25-16, 25-22, 25-22 in Valley Oak League play.
STOCKTON - Sierra High's Claire Banks swept No. 3 Elizabeth Tolbert of rival Manteca 6-4, 6-0 in the semifinal round of Tuesday's Valley Oak League Singles Tournament hosted by Weston Ranch.
SONORA - A five-goal outburst in the second quarter helped the Ripon High boys water polo team gain a wide separation en route to a 15-7 victory over Sonora.
Payton Reis' hardest hit of the night didn't score for Manteca, but it inspired fellow freshman Kacy Bolding to finish what her teammate started during the most crucial moment of Tuesday's wild five-game affair East Union.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's boys soccer team caught Delhi off guard to stake an early lead in a Southern League match Tuesday.
STOCKTON - Non-existent in the first half Monday, Joseph Mayorca erupted for three goals in the second to spearhead Weston Ranch's 3-1 win over East Union that keeps the Cougars on the heels of Valley Oak League-leading Oakdale.
RIPON - Ripon High's girls water polo team evened its Valley Oak League record to 1-1 with a lopsided 18-7 win over Calaveras, while the boys improved to 2-0 after a 13-2 blowout at Ervin Zador Aquatic Center on Monday.
Eddie Aguilar had two goals and Armando Chavez two assists to lead host Sierra to a 2-1 win over Lathrop on Wednesday in Valley Oak League soccer action at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
RIPON - The Valley Oak League's reigning champions started the conference season at Ripon High's Ervin Zador Aquatic Center on Wednesday.
Hughson has the perfect record.
The East Union High girls golf team put together a strong overall performance in the annual Sierra Invitational on Wednesday.
TRACY - Sierra's varsity boys and girls cross country teams are in position to seize Valley Oak League titles after both again went undefeated in Tuesday's cluster meet at Eagal Lakes Resort, but head coach Mike Rosendin believes the best has yet to come from his runners.
Brooke Riley was two strokes shy of tying her own record at the Manteca Park Golf Course front nine in a Valley Oak League dual match with Sierra.
Bulletin staff reports
Lathrop - Manteca dominated Lathrop in the first two matches and played well enough to win in the third Tuesday with a 25-15, 25-11, 25-17 sweep for the visiting Buffaloes in Valley Oak League volleyball action.
RIPON - Ripon Christian coach Ed Mulder believes his team took forward steps in its two setbacks in the 22nd Annual Lady Knights Invitational.
DUBLIN - Sierra started strong Wednesday but needed an even better finish to pull off a 44-42 win over Los Banos in the Pearl Division championship ...
DIXON - Aaron Paschini helped spark his team with ball-hawking defense, which led to a whole lot of offense for Ripon's standout junior guard.
TRACY – Manteca started the first half with a press and the second half with a half-court defense, and both schemes worked well with the Buffaloes ...
SALIDA – Jaelen Ragsdale displayed some of his offensive arsenal at the Modesto Christian Holiday Hoop Classic on Tuesday.
TRACY - East Union was as cold in the fourth quarter as it was hot in the opening period in Tuesday's Tracy Breakfast Lions/Tom ...
TRACY - Lathrop rebounded from Monday's double-digit loss to Valley Oak League rival East Union by playing good, solid defense in a 53-41 win over ...
DIXON - Ripon used big scoring outbursts in the first and third quarters to blow past Sonoma Valley 69-43 in a winners-bracket semifinal of the Ram ...
DUBLIN - Sierra's girls basketball team followed up one blowout with an even bigger one in the West Coast Jamboree.
SALIDA - In an intense and sometimes-chippy showdown between two of the top boys basketball teams in Northern California, Modesto Christian's depth and energy prevailed ...
TRACY - East Union closed out the first half on a 9-3 run and started the third quarter with an 8-0 spurt to pull away from ...
RIPON - With only six teams in the 22nd annual Lady Knights Invitational, host Ripon Christian was forced to come up with a unique format to ...
DIXON - It wasn't always pretty, but it was another win for Ripon's boys basketball team.
MODESTO – Weston Ranch's Chedrick Ordonez had only one basket, but it was a big basket.
MODESTO – Despite enjoying a 17-point lead midway through the second quarter, it took a jumper by Tydus Verhoeven in the game's closing seconds to ...