The Manteca Track Club enjoyed its best showing in the USA Track & Field Region 14 Championships this past weekend at Diablo Valley College.
SALIDA - Baseball is truly a game of inches. With the Manteca 9-10 All-Stars trailing Salida Blue by two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and runners on second and third with two outs, Manteca's Ethan Johnson poked a fly ball deep down the right-field line. It landed close to the line but drew no chalk, kicking up dirt and a foul-ball call by the umpire. The game would end with those runners ...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Chelsea Gray stood motionless on the treadmill, a nervous look creeping across her face.
Dad said yes. Son said no and got it done. Cristian Tonna came to bat for the Manteca 10-11 All-Stars in the bottom of the sixth inning with the bases loaded, one out and the District 67 championship on the line against Tracy National Monday at Lincoln Park. Tonna's father and coach – Rob Tonna – wanted his son to lay down a bunt, and Cristian Tonna was not at all comfortable with that request. ...
Manteca Bowl & Family Fun Center LIGHTNING: Jedric Uganiza 88, Jordan Bates 86 MAVERICKS: Adriana Guzman 111, Xavier Martinez-Ruiz 122, Damien Martinez-Ruiz 126, Anthony Reis 127, Zach Hutchens 130, Andrew Pearson 148, Danny Santos 129, Solomon Stewart 142, Richard Paul 232, BRING HOME THE BACON: Andrew Schneider 203-222/622, Kip Maier 211, Mark Brown 205, Ron Schneider 211, Jesse Woodruff 216-229-245/690, Anthony Cecere 219-255/644, Pat Baron 210, Kevin Vincent 169/396, Kristen Brown 149/357, Tami Vincent 115/292, ...
STOCKTON - Matt Scott ran his 2013 record at the Stockton 99 Speedway to a perfect seven for seven by taking a hard earned checkered flag in Saturday's Tri Holiday Series 51Fifty Energy Drinks Firecracker 125 Western Late Model feature. Scott, of Pine Grove, grabbed fast time in qualifying and as a result started the race from the outside of the third row due to the night's invert draw of six. The ...
One pitch, one swing, one out and the Manteca 10-11 All Stars are one step closer to the District 67 championship. Jacob DeJesus came in to pitch for Manteca with two outs in the top of the sixth inning Sunday with the bases loaded and the tying run at the plate for Tracy National. DeJesus threw one pitch and that turned into a fly for right fielder Tyler Kiser to haul in for the final ...
WESTON RANCH - Isaiah Perez of the Manteca 11-12 year old All-Star squad only gave up one hit in two starts against Northgate during the District 67 Little League All-Star Tournament hosted by Paul Weston Park and Weston Ranch Little League. Perez pieced together a one-hitter against his team's cross-town rival during a shortened 11-0 victory Sunday morning, which crowned Manteca District 67 All-Star Tournament champions for a second consecutive season. "Perez just throws hard," ...
SALIDA - The Manteca Little League 9-10 year old All-Star squad came up short during the semifinals of the District 67 All-Star Tournament in Salida on Saturday. However, head coach Jason Genilla's squad is still not out after suffering an 11-4 loss against Tracy American, who advanced to Wednesday's championship game. Manteca, who received RBIs from Garren Genilla and Harley Boynton, got knocked into the consolation championship and will play Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in ...
Got an email the other day from reader Nick Stumpf of Tracy, who observed that lately there seemed to be a boom in the skunk population in the Santos Ranch area between Tracy and Mountain House.
SALIDA - Grant Houle of the Manteca minor division All-Star squad went to work for 4 1/3 innings Friday during the quarterfinals of the District 67 Little League Tournament.
MOUNTAIN HOUSE - A nine-run second inning by Salida was too much for the Northgate Junior All-Stars to overcome, as Salida rolled 17-5 in a five-inning mercy-rule-shortened contest in the championship quarterfinals of the District 67 All-Star Tournament in Mountain House.
The Manteca Dolphins suffered their first head-to-head defeat in the Mid-Valley Swim League season Saturday at Sierra High, falling short against the first-place Turlock Seadogs 1,580 to 1,470.50. The Tracy Tritons finished third with 1,125 points.
Spreckels Park's 15-16-year-old all-stars made history this week by capturing the District 67 Senior League Tournament banner.
Lakeport's Derek Thorn continued his domination of the Spears SRL Southwest Tour by cruising to the win in last Saturday's Big Brothers and Big Sisters 125 at the LoanMart Madera Speedway.
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ELK GLOVE - The Manteca Cowboys rookies had just two hurdles to overcome on Saturday in the DYSA NorCal Super Bowl against the Tracy Buccaneers – hold on to the football, and stop Tracy running back Trevor Pope.
The Delta Rebels varsity team did everything it could defensively to stay in the game but score.
"Big, Bad Benfica" earned the respect of its peers and the adoration of an entire soccer community, just not the cup it chased for months.
Two area teams remain in the hunt for Delta Youth Football League titles.
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The Manteca Futbol Club will do more than host this weekend's under-9 State Cup championship rounds.
The Manteca Jr. Buffaloes' varsity youth football team opened up Cen-Cal postseason play on Saturday against the Turlock Vikings and eliminated them 38-8.
All four Manteca Cowboys teams are advancing to the second round of the DYSA NorCal playoffs.
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The Manteca Cowboys capped the DYSA NorCal regular-season with three wins at the Lodi Grape Bowl.
The Ripon Chiefs junior varsity football team continued its string of shutouts with a 39-0 victory over Waterford in the opening round of the Mountain Valley Football League playoffs.
The Manteca Junior Buffaloes varsity team sharpened its teeth for this weekend's Battle of the Beasts with a 34-7 win over the Merced Bears.
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