It was by chance that Caleb Mack got to return to the wrestling mat as a competitor.
Ripon High's girls soccer team ended one streak while continuing another in its Trans-Valley League opener at Escalon Wednesday.
Jason Furtado thought it would be close.
In a battle between 9-0 squads, each ranked in the top 10 in California by MaxPreps, it was a wide-open miss on a breakaway that helped shake Adaurie Dayak and visiting Kimball out of its sluggish start Tuesday at East Union.
Will Brink isn't immune to a bad a shot, a bad hole or even a bad round of golf.
Ripon Christian kick started its defense of the 2012 Southern League co-championship with a hit parade on Tuesday.
Sammy Morris showed that familiar burst of speed and touch, saving Manteca from a disastrous start to Valley Oak League play.
LATHROP - Mikey Pereznegron legged out two triples from the leadoff spot, and Austin Plunk threw a complete-game five-hitter as the two seniors led Lathrop High to a commanding 10-1 win over Riverbank on Monday.
Dylan Alexander and Guillermo Nunez shared a shooter's reputation, a championship and postseason credentials.
The top male and female grapplers from Lathrop fared well in the USA Wrestling State Folkstyle Championship in Fresno's Selland Arena this past weekend.
Sierra racked up three straight one-run wins, including two by 2-1 margins on Saturday, to claim the "Pool A" championship in the Ceres Tournament held at Riverbank's Rainbow Fields.
Ripon Christian's girls soccer team is on a roll after starting out the season against stiff competition and without several of its top players who were still playing basketball.
The region's small-school leagues were well represented in the Yellowjacket Invitational won by host Hilmar Monday at Stevinson Ranch Golf Club.
Manteca High's boys track and field team continued its strong start to the season Saturday, placing second in the Port City Classic hosted by Bear Creek of Stockton.
The Vern Gebhardt Champions Cup was there to be taken for Sierra, but it wasn't meant to be as the Timberwolves dropped its final game 3-1 to Enochs High on Saturday.
Manteca High's boys basketball team begins its CIF State Division III title defense Wednesday against a familiar opponent, only this time it will be ...
ELK GROVE – Top-seeded Vista del Lago of Folsom put up two early goals Saturday and added a second-half insurance goal as No. 2 Sierra had ...
ELK GROVE – With 10 minutes left in the second half Saturday, Sierra's Eriq Kurys curved a long direct kick through the hands of Pacheco ...
BAKERSFIELD - Branden Rullan is taking the long road to the medal rounds.
Being the underdog is nothing new for Sierra's boys soccer team (17-8-3), which has knocked off the No. 2- and 3-ranked teams in the ...
ELK GROVE - East Union softball coach Brian Goulart suspects this won't be the last time his Lancers will see Cosumnes Oaks this season.
RIPON – Tokay pitcher Arianna Lozano was too much for Ripon Christian to handle.
TURLOCK - The Manteca softball team took its lumps on Tuesday and took it out on Turlock in a nonleague contest Thursday.
LATHROP – The sun gave out before the players did Thursday, as Lathrop and visiting Ripon battled to a 2-2 tie in non-league baseball action that ...
Manuel and Joe Pires, separated by just two years in age, have heard it all their lives.
With sophomore Fernando Segura on his game, one hit was all East Union's team needed to get past visiting Lodi 1-0 in a pitchers ...
STOCKTON - Ripon Christian hung tough in the early going, but the Knights couldn't keep up high-powered Elliot Christian of Lodi for long in the ...
LODI - Ripon had a tough going in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV semifinal game against top-seeded Central Catholic on Wednesday.
Sierra didn't wait long to strike this time around, and the Timberwolves' air-tight defense took care of the rest.
GALT – How quickly a game can change.