STOCKTON – Trevor Smith looks ready.
Manteca High's baseball team nearly had a perfect start to its 2013 season Friday.
RIPON - Ripon Christian overcame Delta Charter's energy and aggression with composure and discipline on Friday.
RIPON - Jenny Wickham might be a little sore this morning.
With the bitter taste of a 2-1 loss in the opening round of the 2012 Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Baseball Championships to El Dorado still resonating, Manteca is prepared to get right back after it with the bulk of the Buffaloes returning.
It wasn't when or where Manteca wanted its season to end, but it's done.
Ripon High battled to get back in it, it battled to keep it close and it battled until the end. Nonetheless, Ripon saw its season come to an end in a 47-40 Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV Girls Basketball Championships second round loss to Argonaut Thursday in Jackson.
RIPON - Brianna Mortimer has returned to the field for the Ripon High girls soccer team, renewing the program's playoff hopes.
The Manteca area's three remaining boys basketball teams are a win away from advancing to the Sac-Joaquin Section semifinals and the California Interscholastic Federation Regional Championships.
It happens every year.
Guillermo Nunez and Eric Melgar traded long-range baskets to start Wednesday's playoff opener, igniting the home crowd with their own 3-point shootout.
RIPON - Snow blocked the path from Angels Camp to the Central Valley for Bret Harte's girls basketball team Tuesday, postponing its Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV playoff opener with No. 5 Ripon.
Casa Roble's imposing front line of 6-foot-10 Eric Stuteville and his 6-8 brother Mason is already a handful for opposing teams, but when 5-9 guard Jess Baucum gets it going the Rams are even tougher to stop.
WESTON RANCH – The first eight minutes - brilliant.
WESTON RANCH – In a moment's notice you can see them working.
Manteca dominated from start to finish, but Noelle Smith and visiting Lathrop made the Buffaloes work for their 3-1 win in their annual Kicking for ...
MODESTO - Sierra left little doubt in its rematch with Central Catholic.
STOCKTON – East Union remained in the hunt for an at-large Sac-Joaquin Section playoff bid Saturday with a 66-42 Valley Oak League girls basketball win over ...
With a playoff berth sewed up and two league games remaining Sierra maintained its hold on first place in the Valley Oak League on Saturday ...
Ripon came within two points of winning the Trans-Valley League wrestling tournament but still claimed an overall co-championship with Hilmar as the two teams split ...
MODESTO – East Union's Jaysen Reindel won a Valley Oak League championship for the second year in a row, moving up from 220 pounds last ...
MODESTO – Long time East Union wrestling coach A.J. Reindel was honored Saturday when he was named coach of the year by the Northern California ...
Tydus Verhoeven crouched down into a defensive stance and clapped his hands as if to say, "Bring it on!" at one point in the fourth ...
It was a game of runs Friday night.
TRACY - Craig Ward is hoping for a better effort next Wednesday when his Lathrop boys basketball team rounds out the regular season against Sierra.
RIPON - The Ripon High bounced back from a dismal start with a second-half surge at Ripon Christian during Friday's rivalry match-up.
RIPON - It took a total team effort for Ripon High to get past host Ripon Christian in Friday's Trans Valley League clash, 52-42.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's girls soccer team is the Southern League champion once again.
Sierra weathered an early storm from visiting Weston Ranch on Thursday and picked up its second Valley Oak League win of the season, 50-47.
RIVERBANK - Noah Hernandez threatened to break a Ripon High record, and the Indians' boys basketball team claimed sole possession of the Trans-Valley League title with ...