In Northgate Little League action, the Red Sox used a five-run first inning and a five-run fourth inning to squeak past the Yankees 13-11 in second-round minor division playoff action this past Saturday.
OAKDALE – There was little doubt as to who was the stronger program, as the Manteca Dolphins took care of business in their trip to Oakdale, handling the Gators with ease 903.5 to 767.5 in Mid-Valley Swim League action Saturday.
The Red Sox edged the Dodgers 2-1 to claim victory in the opening round of the Northgate Little League minor division playoffs on Saturday.
70 years ago, on June 2, 1940, two three-run blasts in the fourth and fifth innings were enough to give Manager Harold Garvine and his Manteca Merchants the game against the Stockton New Frog Inn on the local high school diamond. In a game enlivened by fisticuffs, with all players concerned fortunately remaining in the game, the local Merchants showed much more life on their home diamond than they have at any other time this season and came through with a well-earned 7-6 decision over their Port City opponents. Lee McAllister gathered three hits for the Merchants and Merle Kliest ...
The Braves didn't help an already challenging task when they spotted the Pirates a 2-0 lead in the first inning of the Manteca Little League minor division championship, and things didn't get any easier in the Braves' 8-1 season-ending loss Friday.
Scenes from Friday's sessions of the East Union Lady Lancers Basketball Clinic held at Dalben Center.
When the horses take the track for the 142nd running of the Belmont Stakes in Belmont Park, N.Y, today three horses will undoubtedly hold legitimate chances at finishing the Grade 1-stakes $1,000,000 purse race as the champion.
For the past 20 years, I've lived about 300 yards from the Stanislaus River as it flows through Ripon.
After Jake Menasco drove a pitch deep over the centerfield fence spotting the A's a lightning-quick 2-0 lead in the first inning, starting pitcher Tanner Peterson did the rest, tossing a complete-game 3-0 shutout in the Manteca Little League major division championship Thursday at Lincoln Park.
Jimmy Elam's time aboard Chico State's cross country and track programs was short but oh so sweet.
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.
Manteca Bowl & Family Fun Center
The Ripon Knights varsity held the Merced Gauchos scoreless through three quarters Saturday and earned a berth in the Trans-Valley Youth Football League Super Bowl with a resounding 42-6 win over the Gauchos.
The Manteca Jaguars varsity blanked the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes 18-0 Saturday in the Pride Bowl on Saturday at Guss Schmiedt Field to wrap up the regular Cen-Cal season.
Joseph Espinosa led the Manteca Cowboys varsity in a 39-0 blanking of the Modesto Raiders on Sunday in opening-round action of the DYSA playoffs at Dino Cunial Field.
The junior varsity Ripon Chiefs continued their two-year winning streak Saturday with a 40-24 win over their rival Escalon Outlaws in the Valley Division of the Motherlode Valley Football League playoffs.
The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves wrapped up regular-season Delta Youth Football League play on Sunday with a 36-32 loss to the Weston Ranch Jr. Cougars at Dino Cunial Field.
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.