Ripon Christian improved to 3-0 in the Southern League after a five-set victory over host Turlock Christian Thursday, 22-25, 25-22, 27-29, 25-17, 15-7.
East Union had Oakdale on the ropes during Thursday's Valley Oak League matchup at Dino Cunial Field.
Sierra's volleyball team hopes to get rolling following Tuesday's nights sweep of Lathrop.
Manteca High's girls golf team has come a long ways since the start of the season. On Wednesday, the Buffaloes posted their best round of the season in a 259-334 victory over Weston Ranch at Manteca Park Golf Course. They improved to 4-6 in the Valley Oak League. Manteca opened the season with a 303 score and followed that up with its worst, 315, at its home course. The team was coming off narrow losses ...
Ripon High proved it could hang with reigning Trans-Valley League champion Escalon in its conference opener in the North Gym on Tuesday, but the Indians also showed how it can sometimes be their own worst enemy.
The Valley Oak League's defending girls tennis champion finally met its match. Manteca High staved off visiting Oakdale 5-4 in a first-place battle Tuesday, getting all of its points from its singles players. The Buffaloes cap the first half of the VOL season with a 7-0 record (10-3 overall). Two of the singles matches went to a third set, as did one doubles contest. It truly could have swung either way. Liz Diaz downed Oakdale's ...
Three of the Manteca Cowboys teams remain undefeated at 5-0, while the varsity team bounced back from its first loss with a win over the Modesto Raiders at East Union this past Saturday.
The swirling winds in Tracy weren't enough of an equalizer for host Kimball. Manteca High battled through the gusts, a game effort from the Jaguars and a limited roster in a 3-1 victory that puts the Buffaloes in a four-way tie for second place in the wildly-competitive Valley Oak League. "(Kimball) was able to create a few good opportunities, but we were able to possess the ball more," Manteca coach Justin Coenenberg said. "We had ...
RIPON - Lathrop answered Ripon's first touchdown Thursday but could not find the end zone again as the visiting Indians rolled to a 46-7 non-league freshman football win at Bennie Gatto Field.
The under-19 girls Fury are still perfect. The Manteca Area Soccer League club improved to 4-0 with Saturday's 7-0 trouncing of the Stockton Sea Horses at rain-drenched Woodward Park. Ivy Benson was at the forefront of the barrage with a hat trick. She went end line to end line for one, blocking the shot of a Stockton player before gathering the ball and taking it the length of the field on a breakaway. Anna Arriola ...
The Manteca Futbol Club Benfica '04 girls soccer team lived up to its lofty state ranking in the first round of the State Cup.
The traffic on Highway 99 was the best defense against Ripon High's attack Monday. Normally a 35-minute trip by bus, Ripon coach Jamie DeBruyn said it took about an hour and 15 minutes to reach its destination. The ride home went much more smoothly, as moods lightened following a 5-1 trouncing of Hughson. "We didn't show up until 5 minutes before game time," DeBruyn said. "We rushed through warm-ups and stretches, and you can tell ...
Manteca bounced back from a discouraging loss with an encouraging win Monday against visiting Weston Ranch.
It was just two years ago that East Union captured the outright Valley Oak League crown and played for a Sac-Joaquin Section championship for the first time.
Manteca senior Abdiel Chaquito was nothing short of impressive during Thursday's Valley Oak League showdown between the Valley Oak League's defending co-champions Sierra at Guss Schmeidt Field.
Brooke Riley and the East Union girls golf team is rounding into postseason form in the final week of Valley Oak League play.
Through four holes, East Union sophomore Brooke Riley was on pace to break her own Valley Oak League course record Thursday at Manteca Park Golf Course.
Sierra was far more competitive in its rematch with crosstown rival Manteca on Thursday, but the visiting Buffaloes proved once again why they are still the team to beat in the Valley Oak League.
Ripon head coach Chris Johnson still regards Modesto Christian as a championship contender.
Brandon Landwehr's powerful throw-ins in the attacking third of the field are like corner kicks for Manteca.