The Manteca Rangers Under-11 soccer team took second place at the Pacifica United Coast Cup last weekend. The Rangers picked up wins of 5-3, 2-1 and 4-1 before falling in the title round to Elk Grove.
RIVERBANK - Matthew Wilkerson set the tone with a 60-yard touchdown jaunt on the game's first play from scrimmage, as the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes' varsity squad rolled to an easy 28-0 season-opening victory over the host Modesto Patriots in Trans Valley League action Saturday at Riverbank Sports Complex.
Cynthia Randall totaled three goals in United's two-win opener of the Manteca Area Soccer League season Saturday at Woodward Park.
Eduardo Avalos and Franklin Guardado were two of a kind during the under-14 boys Sporting's 4-2 victory over the Lobos Saturday at Woodward Park.
SONOMA - Scotsman Dario Franchitti (No. 10 Target Ganassi Racing) used his starting position on the pole to maximum advantage by leading wire-to-wire for the victory in Sunday's IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Sonoma on the tough 12-turn, 2.303-mile road course at Infineon Raceway.
MANTECA BOWL & FAMILY FUN CENTER JUNIOR VARSITY: Carl Brown 193-185-499, Nick Young 173-156-439, Seth Cheatham 152-140-419, Tristan Alfred 179-413, Dylan Taylor 146-386, Andrew Robinson 138, Priscilla Brown 137. PEE WEE'S: Cody Cahn 239, Connor Giovannon 213, Savanna Swanson 200, Tyler Bell 199, Andrew Brockenb 183, Sito Torres 178, Jeffery Rivas ll 176. SUNDAY BRING HOME BACON: Charlie Padre 248-228-216-692, Rene Galiza 229-217-620, Mark Lawson 215-215-615, Tim Oge 228-215, Judy Sciallo 235, ...
The Weston Ranch Eagles Starters fell to the Modesto Raiders, 14-6, Saturday at Weston Ranch High.
The Ripon Chiefs traveled to Modesto for a season-opening meeting with the Central Saints at Central Catholic High Saturday.
LATHROP - Many have looked, but few have found Felipe Martinez. Those who have been unsuccessful believe he's a myth. Who is this guy with all the answers, and if he's so good why isn't he charging anyone to train them? Last year, Oakland native Dominique "Fallen Angel" Robinson was in search of a boxing instructor to help him develop a more efficient stand-up game as a professional mixed martial artist. When he first heard ...
Are you ready for some kickball? The hybrid of softball, soccer and dodgeball made famous in schoolyards across the country was in full display at Big League Dreams of Manteca Thursday, when the World Adult Kickball Association made its debut in the area with the first of two pick-up games. The next exhibition contest for anyone interested in giving it a shot is on Sept. 3 starting at 7 p.m. The CA Recess Division, the ...
Several friends of mine have been asking about buying a used boat. Personally, I've never bought a new boat but like most people I'd like to someday. When looking for a used boat, one of the most important parts is the engine. The engine is the most expensive part of the boat, and without it the boat is almost useless. Like purchasing a car, some of the same questions can be asked of the seller. ...
It was a typical late summer evening Wednesday at Ripon Christian School, where the Ripon Knights youth football organization was hard at work in preparation for the first contest of the season Saturday in Delhi.
The Philpotts, Tracy's leading racing family, continued their season-long domination of the Western Late Model ranks at the New Stockton 99 Speedway with a clean sweep of last Saturday night's twin 50-lap features.
Manteca-based Team Unity's under-10 girls fastpitch softball team placed fifth in the Amateur Softball Association National Championships in Johnson City, Tenn. July 27-Aug. 2. Team Unity finished with a 4-2 record. The team will move up to under-12 this fall and is looking to add players to its roster. For tryout information, visit the team's website at www.unityfastpitch.com.
MVP Taekwondo had 12 students earn top-three medals in the California Unified Taekwondo Association State Championships at UC Berkley Aug. 8.
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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.
By JONAMAR JACINTO
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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