The Oakland Athletics claimed Ripon High graduate and a former Long Beach State standout Adam Heether off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, bringing the Northern California native back home and into the organization which is also developing East Union High alumnus Justin Friend.
Summer has officially started for me, and I have several friends I promised to take fishing with me.
All Zachary Chamberlain had to do was get the final three outs. Only it was against a Pirates squad that had not lost a game all season and scored four runs the previous inning.
TRACY - The Manteca Futbol Club United captured the under-15 girls championship of the 3rd Annual Tracy Bowl at Plasencia Fields Monday.
The Ripon Cyclones 13-under baseball team capped off a big week Tuesday by beating the Smash 13-1 for the Rainbow Fields Spring League title.
The Ripon Lady Cyclones 12-under softball team earned a championship in its first tournament appearance, going 5-0 to capture the Memorial Day Madness in Pleasanton. Ripon beat the San Jose Twisters 13-3 for the title.
Local competitors kicked off the Mid-Valley Swim League season in a big way over Memorial Day weekend.
Sixth-seeded Georgia will meet with No. 3 Washington during the opening round of the NCAA Women's College World Series Thursday at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.
TRACY - The Manteca Futbol Club Flames continued their rampage through tournament action during the spring season this past weekend.
In preparation for island life, I took a walk to the nearest taqueria for dinner.
Scenes from Saturday's Manteca Little League minor division baseball at Lincoln Park
Thirty years ago, on May 24, 1980, East Union High's 1980 football season nearly went up in smoke--literally--when a fire swept through a metal storage shed and team locker area in the boys' locker room at the Union Road campus. The blaze broke out between 11:15 and 11:30 am and, according to Captain Ron Waddle of the Manteca Fire Department, the first alarm sounded at 11:32 am. Lancer varsity football coach Vern Gebhardt said that although the investigation is continuing, preliminary reports indicate the fire may have started when a smoldering cigarette was tossed between the ...
What a crazy spring we've been having lately!
Although the Sierra trout season has been open for almost a month now, in a wet year like this one, the stream conditions are still very much like a normal opening day.
The Manteca Jaguars varsity fought back from a two-touchdown first-quarter deficit to defeat the Oakdale Stampede 39-28 in Cen-Cal action.
The Ripon Chiefs varsity got on the board first Saturday in the opening round of the Motherlode Valley Football League playoffs against the Hughson Huskies but could not pull off the win in a 32-8 loss to the Huskies.
In opening-round action of the Trans-Valley Youth Football League the Ripon Knights junior varsity avenged a regular-season loss to the Modesto Christian Kingsmen with a convincing 25-8 win.
The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves varsity remained undefeated in conference play and sewed up the No. 1 seed in upcoming Delta Youth Football League playoffs with a 39-22 victory over the host Dublin Fighting Irish.
The Ripon Knights used a balanced and pounding attack to defeat the Denair Lions 40-8 on Saturday at Ripon Christian High School to sew up the first seed and an opening-round bye in the upcoming Trans-Valley Youth Football League playoffs.
Angel Garay ran for 116 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Manteca Jaguars varsity to a 38-8 win over the Merced Bears in Cen-Cal action.
The Ripon Chiefs varsity got on the board first Saturday, but that was not enough as the undefeated Escalon Outlaws battled back to win 28-8 in the Motherlode Valley Football League regular-season finale.
East Union is showing signs of peaking at just the right time.
Chelsea Gray was destined to assist others, whether by pass or by lesson. The former Brock Elliott Elementary School student has succeeded at basketball's highest levels, winning state championships at
The varsity Ripon Chiefs burned the Riverbank Raiders with a balanced attack in their final home game of the regular season and rolled to a 38-9 Motherlode Valley Football League victory.
Manteca Jr. Timberwolves safety Tarnjot Singh saved his team's 14-6 win over the Manteca Chargers with a late-game interception and set up the first Jr. Timberwolves score with an interception on Saturday in varsity Delta Youth Football action at Dino Cunial Field.
Angel Garay returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown and added two more scores to lead the Manteca Jaguars varsity to a 32-6 win over the Atwater Falcons in Cen-Cal action.
The Manteca Cowboys wrapped up the DYSA regular-season campaign undefeated with a 44-0 shellacking of the Atwater Falcons