FRESNO - Wins don't come easy at the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships, especially in pivotal championship round matches with state medals on the line.
RIPON – The East Union girls varsity soccer team topped Ripon High Friday at Stouffer Field, 5-0.
The Manteca High girls varsity soccer squad prides itself on defense.
RIPON – Ripon High took advantage of everything the Lathrop Spartans gave them, capitalizing on several late-game Lathrop miscues in a 9-7 preseason victory for the Indians Friday.
East Union starter Jordan Kron got himself into a jam early, but was able to settle down and regain composure and turn in four solid innings only the damage was done. The Lancers could not fight back from a three-run deficit, falling to Lodi 5-3 Friday at Tony Zupo Field in Lodi.
The Manteca Buffaloes are trying to get better as a team, and for them that means competing in one of the state's most competitive tournaments in the California High School Tennis Classic.
Even in defeat, Ripon High's boys basketball team walked out of the Modesto Christian gym in Salida with new-found swagger back on Feb. 10.
The all-Valley Oak League major awards were fittingly split between the co-championship girls basketball teams.
Manteca High alumnus Paul Lyons IV was the runner-up finisher in the 60-meter dash during the Big Sky Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships last Saturday at Walkup Skydome (Flagstaff, Ariz.), and it was a close second.
East Union's baseball team routed first-year varsity Gregori 13-3 in a mercy-shortened nonleague affair in Salida. The win moves the Lancers to 3-0.
Eleven years to the day, head coach Scott Thomason and Sierra High's boys basketball team will return to Power Balance Pavilion Friday to play top-seeded Foothill of Sacramento for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-III championship
GALT - Halie Bergman poured in 31 points to lead Turlock Christian past rival Ripon Christian during Wednesday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division V semifinal clash at Warriors Gymnasium.
LODI - For the second time in school history, Ripon High is one win from a Sac-Joaquin Section boys basketball title.
GALT - The Ripon Christian Knights had their hopes of reaching the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V finals derailed by Central Catholic on Wednesday.
East Union's boys golf team teed off its promising 2012 season with a 202-215 win over Ripon Wednesday at Manteca Park Golf Course. The nonleague match pitted two of the area's top teams.
Sierra celebrated senior night and its Valley Oak League outright championship with a trouncing of Weston Ranch on Tuesday night.
RIPON - Ripon will take a three-game winning streak into the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs after exacting revenge against Hilmar on Tuesday, 44-43.
HUGHSON - Ripon Christian appears to be peaking at the right time.
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.