The 2011 rendition of East Union High's girls golf team may not be as talented as its recent predecessors.
The Sac-Joaquin Section released its midseason playoff power ratings for volleyball Monday, and to no one's surprise Ripon Christian is No. 1 in Division V.
Joe Trout wasn't his normal self in Manteca High's celebratory postgame huddle following its rousing 34-32 homecoming victory over Sonora Friday.
The Manteca High girls tennis team squeaked past cross-town rival Sierra on Thursday, 5-4.
The Ripon Christian High girls golf squad edged Ripon High in the Valley Foothill League match finale on Thursday, 191-195.
Manteca head volleyball coach Tim Horning didn't know which way his team was going to bounce when they took the court against Weston Ranch Thursday night.
Matthew Uecker's first-half goal was the difference.
Now that East Union's boys soccer team is back on top in the Valley Oak League, the challenge going into the final two weeks of the season is staying there.
Two Unterholzner siblings will be split by rival schools starting next fall.
The Valley Oak League championship is in sight for the Manteca High boys and Sierra girls cross country teams.
The Buffaloes appear to be peaking at the right time.
After a rough patch through the middle of the Valley Oak League season, sophomore Jordan Vinson is picking her game back up at just the right time for East Union's girls golf team.
The Weston Ranch High girls tennis team chalked up another Valley Oak League win Tuesday.
Sophomore setter Regina Dias got East Union going from the service line.
Lathrop High volleyball coach Nicole Unrein isn't expressing disappointment in her team's three-game defeat (16-25, 16-25, 11-25) to visiting Oakdale.
After a scoreless first half, Ripon Christian found its footing against visiting Delhi on Tuesday, winning 5-0 in the Southern League match.
Central Catholic, East Union and Oakdale boast the most accomplished boys golf programs in the Valley Oak League, but the player all others are chasing represents none of those schools.
RIPON - Manteca High freshman Kyle Rachels showed maturity well beyond his years, pitching four-plus innings of long relief.
Only the clock could stop Manteca from scoring in its 9-0 victory over visiting Lathrop on Monday, but the efforts to support young Destiny Herrera is ongoing.
Mayville State University coach John Haines made the 1,900-mile trip to the Family City equipped with only a simple pitch.
As a multi-sport athlete from the Central Valley who also excels in the classroom, Sierra High senior Hunter Johnson can relate to California Maritime Academy men's basketball head coach Bryan Rooney.
Ripon High senior Nick Sharp successfully defended his championship at the Tracy/West Invitational on Monday, winning a card-off with three other players who finished 1-over-par 73 at Tracy Country Club.
East Union coach Brian Goulart was concerned that the Lancers' Valley Oak League make-up game at Manteca may have come at a bad time.
Ripon High suffered a rare lopsided home loss Friday to Hughson.
Ronaldo Tijero charged the dribbling baseball, bare-handing it halfway up the third-base line before releasing a rocket across the diamond.
The Cal-Mex Baseball League is celebrating its 60-year anniversary with opening day ceremonies this Sunday at Stockton's Stribley Park. The festivities will begin at noon.
Manteca High's track and field team received a big boost from two transfers in a Valley Oak League dual meet against visiting rival Sierra on Thursday.
Manteca took first in just two varsity races as visiting Ripon came away with Valley Oak League wins for its boys and girls swim teams Friday.
Amaiya Guyton and Jaysen Reindel of the Lancer Youth Wrestling Club earned medals at the Flo Reno Worlds Championships last weekend at the Reno Livestock Events Center.
Ripon Christian survived its toughest challenge of the Southern League so far on Friday, warding off Orestimba 1-0 in Newman thanks to some fortunate bounces.