Arik Anaya, sidelined for most of the 2011 season with a knee injury, nearly led Ripon's boys soccer team to the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs after returning in time for the second half of the Trans-Valley League schedule.
After banging out hits without a problem since her freshman season at Ripon High, Nicole Kaiser has put herself in a situation to continue doing so at the collegiate level. On Monday, she inked a National Letter of Intent to play softball at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Ripon Christian's best wasn't good enough to overcome top-seeded Sacred Heart Prep in a first round match of the California Interscholastic Federation Division IV Regional Championships Tuesday.
Two Manteca area volleyball players were voted to the All-Valley Oak League first team.
Iyana Hughes missed out on a lot of high school events because of softball commitments during her first three years at Sierra.
Mikaya Hasal will be taking her basketball skills and leadership to Turlock next fall.
Ripon Christian makes its sixth straight appearance in the California Interscholastic Federation Regional Championships Tuesday night, and it encounters the No. 1 seed for the fourth time in that same stretch.
DAVIS - The clock almost literally struck midnight for Ripon Christian's volleyball team Thursday at UC Davis.
The National Letter of Intent early signing period finally let East Union senior Jordan Kron put the final piece of his pre-college puzzle together when he signed his letter of intent to become a student-athlete for the University of California at Riverside baseball program.
The Pavilion at UC Davis is one of many sites familiar to the Sheltons in their vast volleyball travels.
On the way to their sixth consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section Division-V Football Championship in 2007 the Central Catholic Raiders had to get through the Ripon Indians. A lot has changed for both programs over the past half decade and the two programs will meet again Friday for the right to continue its season.
The Manteca area is represented well on the All-Valley Oak League team, and rightfully so.
ESCALON - To simplify things, Ripon Christian head coach Tiger Shelton tells his players that volleyball "is a race to 75."
Tiger Shelton figured it wasn't going to be easy.
FOLSOM – With a berth into the California State Championships at stake, a handful of area runners took full advantage of their opportunity to advance to the big stage.
MARIPOSA - Nick Van Vliet scored twice, and Ripon Christian benefited from an own goal from Mariposa to sneak away with a 5-4 Southern League win ...
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.