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.
Tyler Wentworth and Shelby Kessler took home first-place medals after besting the competition Wednesday at the Manteca Park Golf Course's annual junior golf clinic.
Trevor Allen is flying in from Utah, and the Burke siblings have postponed packing for a few days.
East Union High 2013 graduate Kayla Lamont was one of four assistant coaches from Manteca present during this week's Ambassadors in Sport soccer camp sponsored by Crossroads Grace Community Church and hosted by Northgate Park.
The Manteca and Spreckels Park Little League 11-12-year-old All-Stars are squaring off in Thursday's District 67 Tournament winners-bracket semifinal after both pulled off commanding victories on Tuesday.
Lathrop was eliminated from the Little League District 67 9-10 All-Star Tournament on Tuesday in a 10-0 four-inning contest by Tracy American A on Bassi Field at Northgate Little League.
Andrew Olivares of the Northgate Little League 9-10 All-Stars threw the first pitch in District 67 All-Star Tournament consolation contest under the lights of Lincoln Park on Monday.
The mad scramble at Saturday's Mid-Valley Swim League luau wasn't for the final dollop of poi or last shreds of pork, but a pivotal tri-meet victory.
RIPON – It must be good to be a Gioffre.
TRACY – Chase Sperbeck was 2 for 2 with a triple and two RBI and teammate Brock Willenbrink was 2 for 2 with an RBI as part of a seven-hit Spreckels Park attack – all in the first inning.
Paul Whitaker, 54, has been around the starting blocks - and long jump runways, shot put rings and javelin fields.
It's been a trying two years for Amy Haapanen since her benchmark effort in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Track & Field Trials.
Twenty four kids came from all over Northern California and Northern Nevada to compete in the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Team Championships last Sunday at Oakland's O.Co. Coliseum.
Isaiah Perez may not have been perfect Tuesday, but he was close.
One big swing helped lead to one big inning Monday for the Spreckels Park Giants in a 6-5 come-from-behind consolation final win over the Northgate Blue Jays.
RIPON - No lead was safe in Monday's Cal Ripken Central California District 1 Tournament championship for the 9-under division.
TURLOCK - The Mid-Valley Swim League gathered for its midseason invitational and six stood out in the crowd.
Manteca Futbol Club's 2004 Dash girls soccer team wrapped up the first half of its season with a runner-up finish at the Cal Cup.
It is always darkest just before the dawn, and Max Gulart turned the darkness into light for the Manteca A's on Saturday.