UNION CITY – The Manteca Futbol Club's Flames 10-under squad added another title to an impressive season, taking home the Nor Cal Cross Regional Championship with a 4-1 win over North Bay Elite Barcelona.
Ryan Fisher's decision is made.
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.
The under-9 Benfica Red girls of the Manteca Futbol Club went unbeaten at the NorCal Spring Premier Playdate No. 2 on Sunday.
The Manteca Rangers under-13 girls soccer team is headed to the Pacific Northwest to compete in the President's Cup Regionals.
Mason Merilles added more awards and records to his growing collection this past Saturday.
SUNDAY BRING HOME THE BACON: Sokha Moa 205-258-286/749, Vincent Reed 244-267/709, Jeff Spohn 214-223-264/701, Marcus Aldridge 202-245-247/694, Mario Ramirez 232-268/675, Jerome Carl 220-243/659, Shedrick Bryant 217-257/659, Andre Aldridge 218-224/609, Jesse Woodruff 205-214/607,Charlie Padre 245-605, Mark Ross 223, Riley Martin 222, Joel Diamantine 216, Mike Huntington 205, Patrick Dean 203, Eric Swanson 202, Janet Barnett 204-225/624, Inga Perryman 190/533, Kelli Woodruff 211/516
Playing on a bigger field against older competition, Dash proved it could still dominate.
The Northgate Little League Diamondbacks fell short against the Cardinals 10-5 despite some clutch individual play in Triple-A action.
BERKELEY (AP) - Jeremy Hemsley scored 13 of his 20 points in the second half and Damien went on a big run in the fourth quarter to beat Campolindo 70-57 in the CIF Division III boys state basketball championship on Friday.
BERKELEY (AP) - Gigi Garcia scored two straight baskets and Alex Washington added a late layup and two free throws to lead McClatchy (Sacramento) to a 65-61 double-overtime win over Serra of Gardena in the Division I girls state basketball championship on Friday.
Tournament results – Feb. 28
Kyle Alexander returned to where it all started for him a year ago on Sunday.
Feb. 7 results
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