Even with one of the most impressive individual rounds of the young season, East Union fell a few strokes short in a 206-209 loss to Oakdale in Valley Oak League play Tuesday.
The East Union and Manteca high school boys golf teams showed some rust in their first match back from spring break Monday at Manteca Park Golf Course.
For the first time in a few seasons, several of the teams in the Valley Oak League will begin the treacherous home-home series' with the chance of winning the championship. Sure, every year coaches tell their kids to play for a championship, only this season those coaches believe they have a shot.
Manteca's three high school softball teams share one common trait this year; they're all young - very young.
Airenne Curry's goal in the 8th minute was all Manteca High's girls soccer team needed in a 2-0 road win at Weston Ranch Monday, which evens the Buffaloes' Valley Oak League record to 1-1.
Opening the contest by jumping on its opponents first has not been the case for Lathrop High, but the Spartans were able to do just that against Bear Creek yet could not keep pace in a 14-4 non-league baseball loss to the Bruins Friday.
RIPON – Throughout the first 40 minutes the Ripon Christian girls soccer team failed to convert on a handful of relatively easy goal conversions, but its luck would change in the second half cruising to a 4-0 Southern League victory Thursday.
The Manteca Buffaloes wanted to close out its non-league schedule playing good baseball and winning ball games ,and the group has accomplished that feat, handling Argonaut High with ease in a 7-1 win Thursday on the road.
Sierra High's boys tennis team appears to have righted the ship after opening the Valley Oak League season with a tiebreaking loss to Kimball of Tracy last week.
Nick Olmo was worried his Sierra softball team would be rusty after taking nearly a full week off from action in Thursday's non-league finale at Linden High.
It came down to the final minutes, but the tone was set at the start of the Sierra High girls soccer team's 3-2 loss to visiting Oakdale in the Valley Oak League opener Wednesday.
The 2011 Lions All-Star Football Game rosters for the North and South teams were announced, and four area standouts will get the opportunity to close their high school football careers in the marquee Central Valley event amongst the best players in the area.
With the Ripon Christian Knights no longer in the Trans Valley League, Escalon will have the sour taste of its two-stroke 224-226 loss to the Knights in its mouth for the remainder of the season.
With mere days remaining before the start of the Valley Oak League season, the Manteca High baseball team got a good send off from starting pitcher Matt Burrows, who went seven innings scattering four hits in a 5-2 Manteca win over Stagg High Tuesday in Stockton.
The first four innings might not have been pretty, but East Union was able to get out with minimum damage Tuesday night in their non-league matchup against Escalon.
STOCKTON – Carlos Drain, Jordan Severin and Josh Dilg strung three hits in a row together in the top of the seventh inning for Weston Ranch ...
It is tough to go out a winner.
SALIDA - The Ripon High Indians had a tough time Thursday containing Modesto Christian's Carsyn Hoogendoorn.
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TRACY -The East Union Lancers improved to 3-0 in Valley Oak League play with an 11-1 victory at Kimball on Thursday.
Clayton Dorland may be the No. 6 player for the East Union High Lancers.
The Sierra High Timberwolves swept host Lathrop at Thursday's Valley Oak League meet.
The Sierra girls track team came close to threatening Oakdale's decade-long reign in the Valley Oak League but ended up on the losing end ...
RIPON - Two-out errors can be costly, and Hughson found that out the hard way Thursday.
TRACY - Lathrop sophomore Christian Guzman shot a 1-over 37 at Old River Golf Course on Wednesday, but it wasn't enough for the Spartans as ...
It was a freshman affair.
OAKDALE - Welcome back, Tyler Graves-Kelso.
An East Union graduate, Brett Lewis was just 20 years old when he took over as varsity head coach at his alma mater in 2009.
Ronaldo Tijero slugged a towering double to drive in Manteca's first run of the game and later prevented Oakdale from expanding its lead with ...
Bulletin staff reports