The Ripon High boys soccer team's impressive second-half run through the Trans-Valley League ended with a 5-2 victory over Orestimba Thursday at Ripon Elementary.
The East Union High varsity volleyball team had a tough task at hand Thursday at Sonora.
Manteca High prevented East Union from snapping out of a near two-decade long drought of Valley Oak League boys soccer championships on the final game of the regular-season last year.
Minutes before leaving campus for the Valley Oak League Championships Wednesday, Manteca High cross country coach Rick Cuevas had his runners follow him into Winter Gymnasium for a quick history lesson.
The playoff-bound Sierra High boys varsity soccer squad closed out Valley Oak League play Wednesday with a 3-2 victory at Weston Ranch High.
RIPON - It didn't take long for the Ripon High boys soccer team to get Trans-Valley League-leading Riverbank's attention Tuesday at Ripon Elementary.
Ly Hoang of Weston Ranch High was crowned the top player at Tuesday's Valley Oak League Singles Tournament in Sonora.
After a stunning Valley Oak League win last week over cross-town rival Manteca High, the Sierra High varsity volleyball squad couldn't quite keep up the momentum, falling to visiting Weston Ranch on Tuesday.
Expectations are so high for East Union High's girls golf team that its 469 score that was plenty good enough to win the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV Tournament at Lockeford Springs Golf Course Monday wasn't good enough for co-head coach Dennis Wells.
East Union did its part.
Sierra High's girls tennis team started out the Valley Oak League season with one win and four losses.
The week off from school and Valley Oak League action may have done East Union's volleyball team more harm than good.
Maturity, discipline and confidence - three things that coach Eric Zador said have been missing from his young Ripon High water polo team this season.
STOCKTON-Keeping things close for a quarter and notching an impressive first-half touchdown score appeased the Weston Ranch Cougars for a fleeting moment. The 51-14 final score seemingly sapped the Cougars of any sense of accomplishment in Friday's Valley Oak League loss to Oakdale.
At one point during Thursday's Valley Oak League volleyball match, Sierra High's Allison Walljasper, who was on the service line, took notice of Manteca playing back on the return.
Marcus Montano and his booming right foot are taking the next step.
Comfortable first-round victories allowed the East Union and Manteca girls soccer programs to rest many of their regulars.
It was a return to prominence for the Sierra High baseball program.
TRACY - It has been a long time since the Manteca High softball team has made the playoffs - not in this century, at least.
For weeks now, Manteca coach Neil MacDannald has talked about building momentum for a run at another Sac-Joaquin Section title.
Much of what Jenna Zuniga does on the right wing is cunning and calculated.
Manteca High's girls soccer team padded its program-record setting goal total Tuesday and set another new standard with a 7-0 victory over Vallejo.
Two Valley Oak League champions were crowned at The Corral on Tuesday.
Three league champions fell in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Team Tennis Playoffs on Tuesday.
It's been a season marred by heartbreaking losses for East Union
Ripon High's Nick Sharp and the Ripon Christian boys golf team appear to be peaking at just the right time.
STOCKTON - History was made Monday at Weston Ranch High school.
Before the Rivera sisters exploded on the scene with the force of a three-hit combo, turning East Union into a section heavy, another prolific sister act tormented defenses.
OAKDALE – Records are made to be broken, but when you break a record that has stood for longer than you have been alive, that is something special.