The first-place Timberwolves displayed purpose, poise and passion East Union Friday.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's boys basketball team has been so dominant in the Southern League this season that it has to find ways to challenge itself.
After the first meeting for the two clubs in Valley Oak League action, Weston Ranch knew exactly what the Weston Ranch Cougars were capable of. That alone was enough to keep the Cougars focused, overcoming a halftime deficit on their way to a 66-52 win Friday.
Shalane Jackson had a career night at Sierra High on Friday.
It's February last year.
Ripon Christian's girls basketball team made its longest trip for a Southern League game Thursday and returned home with its most gratifying win of the season so far.
East Union left little to be assumed when it came to the city's most dominant wrestling program after claiming wins over Sierra and Manteca. The city's No. 2 spot goes to Manteca, which edged out Manteca 36-27 in the Valley Oak League finale.
Tiare Tu'uga was out with a dislocated shoulder.
When Ripon outwrestled Escalon to start the Trans-Valley league season it was just a step in the right direction. Now that early-season win is the foundation layer to the Indians first undefeated run to the championship since 2003.
The Weston Ranch Cougars finished off a season where they did nearly everything right, one victory short of the Valley Oak League championship. Yet, the Cougars will still advance to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III Team-Duals after closing the VOL season with a pair of wins Wednesday.
It was business as usual for the Manteca High girls varsity basketball squad.
WESTON RANCH - For the better part of three and a half quarters, East Union looked more than on its way to a Valley Oak League upset win over the Weston Ranch Cougars. Over the game's final 2:45 that would change, and the Cougars would do just enough for a 47-43 win Tuesday.
Sierra High's boys basketball team won its first six Valley Oak League games by an average margin of nearly 23 points with Oakdale coming the closest with an eight-point loss.
The roller-coaster relationship of one-third of a highly-touted Weston Ranch trio of juniors is now enrolled at Modesto Christian in Salida and planning on playing hoops for the Crusaders for his senior campaign.
The Lathrop girls basketball team has been able to count on a victory when they meet up with the Oakdale Mustangs, and nothing about that changed Tuesday as the Spartans finished off the Mustangs with a 48-35 Valley Oak League win.
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.
STOCKTON - The Manteca High boys basketball team put its full squad on display for the first time this season Tuesday at St. Mary's with ...
Manteca's girls soccer team may lack the offensive firepower from years past, but that doesn't mean it's lacking capable scorers.
The big girl can get it done at both ends of the court.
LATHROP - After never leading through three quarters, Ripon rallied for 10 straight points to start the fourth period to come within four points, but Lathrop ...
Outshot 15-14 in its Valley Oak League opener with visiting Central Catholic, East Union was far more efficient with its opportunities Monday at Dino Cunial ...
PATTERSON - Gyse Hulsebosch poured in 15 of his game-high 29 points in the second quarter, but it was the play of P.J. Gill and ...
Lathrop coach Alfredo Reynaga came away encouraged after his Spartans dropped a 2-1 decision to host Sierra in the first Valley Oak League match for ...
The Sierra High boys had a couple of tough-luck losses Saturday to finish fourth in the Timberwolves Soccer Tournament at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Jadyn Shinn blasted two second-half goals Saturday to lead tournament-host Sierra to a 2-0 win over Vacaville in the championship contest of the Vern Gebhardt ...
TURLOCK – Ripon had big first and third quarters Saturday to win the consolation championship of the 40th Annual Frank Godinez Memorial Tournament, defeating tournament host ...
STOCKTON – After Atwater came from behind to force overtime Saturday, Lathrop High outscored the Falcons 11-4 in the extra period to take third place in ...
SUNNYVALE – Winter Formal weekend may have trimmed the Ripon High wrestling roster Saturday, but the Indians still had a successful trip to the Wedber/Lawson ...
ATHERTON - Menlo-Atherton proved to be too big, too fast and too good.