The Manteca Cowboys defense was in midseason form Saturday at East Union's Dino Cunial Field, where the varsity squad pitched a 10-0 shutout against the Lodi Colts. The Cowboys ended up sweeping at all levels on the opening day of the DYSA NorCal Youth Football League.
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STOCKTON - Jeremy Voss of Upper Lake was able to successfully navigate his way through a series of wrecks to take the checkered flag in the caution-filled 125-lap SPEARS Southwest Tour Series event presented by 51Fifty Energy Drink at Stockton 99 Speedway on Saturday night.
MODESTO – Tiger Shelton rebuilt a volleyball dynasty during his nine years at Ripon Christian.
The Wolverines of Woodbridge had a strong showing at a recent Northern California Senior Softball Association tournament at Big League Dreams.
The Manteca Rangers under-12 boys soccer team captured the Neto Corona Shootout in fitting fashion over the weekend.
When the Manteca High football squad lost on the opening night of the Sac-Joaquin Section postseason on Nov. 20, 2009 against Casa Roble, 35-28, the squad's defensive captain Adam DeCosta didn't think he would ever play football again.
Matthew Trejo of the Ripon Sea Lions youth swimming squad put together a Michael Phelps-type performance during Saturday's Meet of Champions at the Roseville Aquatic Complex.
East Union standout Brooke Riley has been on a streak this summer.
Over the years, I've been surprised more than once by a fish willing to bite at the strangest moments.
Aiden Tijero is a local rarity in amateur motocross.
David Zyski Jr. has made a name for himself.
Three Manteca mixed martial artists added 'W's' to their résumés in Saturday's "Tactical Violence" show put on by Art of War Productions at Chicken Ranch Casino of Jamestown.
RIPON – Competitive roller hockey has been on the rise in the Central Valley.
Daniel Morales saved his best for when there was no time left on the clock.
The Ripon Knights varsity used a running-back-by-committee approach to put up three first-half scores on the way to a 43-13 win over the El Capitan Gauchos on Saturday at Ripon Christian High School in Trans-Valley Youth Football League action.
It seems nothing can slow down the Dash these days.
The Manteca Jaguars are stacked.
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RIPON - The Ripon Knights know how to do more with less.
In 1984, the Delta Rebels were formed as Manteca's second youth football team.
Kyle Alexander shattered records once again in his final tune-up for the International Powerlifting League Worlds.
Manteca's most accomplished boys basketball player is one of 32 inductees into the 2014 class of the Sac Joaquin Section Hall of Fame.
The oldest mascot in Manteca youth football will begin its 12th season under the direction of team president Eddie Lopez.
John Hitchcock said it best in front of a small and energetic gathering held at the CrossFit Excel gym Friday night:
MODESTO - At 2 p.m. Friday, the green flag dropped to officially kick off the first practice session for this weekend's Save Mart Supermarkets Modesto Grand Prix for the Superkarts! USA Summer Nationals.
One of the most successful youth football franchises in Manteca, the Manteca Chargers have fallen on hard times lately, with falling numbers leading to the failure to make the playoffs at any level last season.
STOCKTON - Vincent Avina began his amateur boxing career at age 9.