The Lathrop Lions won their first-ever contest at the Midgets Division this past Sunday, throttling the West Coast Jr. Eagles of Stockton 36-0 at Lathrop High.
Down five players, the shorthanded Fury girls of the Manteca Area Soccer League battled the stifling heat and Tuolumne's defense at Morada Soccer Fields in under-19 action last Saturday.
STOCKTON - Saturday night's NASCAR Whelen All American Racing Series program at the 99 Speedway, with twin mains in the premier Western Late Model and Grand American Modified divisions, produced plenty of exciting racing, seven different feature winners and a couple of very unhappy drivers.
Jordan Doyle accounted for most of the scoring in the Manteca Cowboys' 14-0 junior varsity win over the visiting Central Valley Panthers at East Union High this past Saturday. Drew Mount contributed two extra-point receptions.
ATWATER – Angel Garay accounted for two touchdowns, but couldn't save the Manteca Jaguars junior varsity team from defeat Saturday.
The under-19 girls Fury of the Manteca Area Soccer League are coming off two blowout victories.
The Manteca Jaguars put on offensive displays at every level en route to a sweep of the Livingston Wolves last weekend.
The Manteca Cowboys youth football organization swept for a second straight week in DYSA NorCal Youth Football League action, but it came easier this time around.
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.
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.
I walked onto the football field for the first time as a player in 1968 and walked off for the last time as a coach in 2002. In 1998 I started sports writing with a focus on youth sports and have been doing so more or less ever since – for one paper or another.
Eleven-year-old Riponian Brett Zimmerman was one of 15 players chosen to compete for the Northwest Region in the United States Specialty Sports Association All-American Games starting this Thursday at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla.
MONDAY NO-TAP TRIOS: Randy Silva 278-278/802, Karen Tidwell 257, Dan Roland 300-300/840, Lee Spencer 276/702, Lou Tidwell 228-242/655, Dale Edenstrom 258, Bob Smith, John Reaves 278-277/775, Tom Peery 300-297/794
The Manteca Dolphins honored their top swimmers on Tuesday evening.
A pair of red flag-causing incidents whittled down the Supercars field in Sunday's Volkswagen Rallycross NY from 12 to nine cars during the race, and unfortunately for Manteca native Scott Speed one more following the event.
VALLEY SPRINGS - It was just not meant to be for Northgate.
TURLOCK – Jack Gioffre pumped his fist following his victory in the 50-yard freestyle and then sought the hand of his closest competitor.
VALLEY SPRINGS - Northgate took advantage of multiple Linden miscues and laced four hits to put up seven first-inning runs Monday in a 14-4 mercy rule consolation final win in the Section 6 Little League 9-10 Year-Old All-Star Tournament at Duke Powers Field.
VALLEY SPRINGS – Willy Segura pitched two shutout innings for Northgate before taking his defensive prowess to the infield Sunday where he made three spectacular plays at shortstop to help lead Northgate to a nail-biting 11-9 win over Turlock American in the Section 6 Little League 9-10 Year-Old All-Star Tournament at Duke Powers Field hosted by Foothills Little League.
Despite a small field of only four cars, the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Western Late Models provided plenty of excitement at Stockton 99 Speedway last night as 14-year-old Bryce Napier, of Scotts Valley, posted his career first victory.
STOCKTON – Nearly 100 young athletes from ages 5 to 18 participated in an NFL-style combine Saturday at Weston Ranch High School put on by Elite Training Academy.
Teaming Individuals Emphasizing Sports and Future Stars 2000 are joining forces to put on a special two-day fundraising event that will support both organizations.