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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 Modesto Christian Kingsmen junior varsity downed the Ripon Knights 14-6 in Trans-Valley Youth Football League action.
Moral victories aren't going to get Lathrop any closer to its first-ever postseason appearance, but the Spartans proved to themselves and the rest of the Valley Oak League that they can compete with elite teams in last week's tough-to-swallow 14-12 homecoming loss to Manteca.
The Manteca Cowboys varsity rolled over the visiting Tracy Rampage 46-14 Saturday in DYSA action at Dino Cunial Field.
The Ripon Chiefs varsity team held off a late charge by the Linden Lions to secure a 20-14 win in Motherlode Valley Football League action.
The Manteca Jaguars junior varsity squad had its way in a 60-6 victory over the Los Banos Wildcats.
The Ripon Knights varsity broke open a tight game with 34-unanswered second-half points in a 60-20 win over the Big Valley Sabercats in Trans-Valley Youth Football action.
Mike Garcia returned the opening kickoff for a 70-yard touchdown to set the tone for the Manteca Jr. Timberwolves novice 35-19 win over host Ceres in Delta Youth Football League action on Saturday.
Dezmin Ware stood out on both sides of the ball Sunday to lead the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes varsity to a 32-13 win over the host Merced Cougars in Cen-Cal action at Golden Valley High School.
Tarnot Singh helped keep the Manteca Jr. Timberwolves varsity undefeated in five games with an interception returned for a touchdown and a touchdown catch to lead Manteca to a 26-6 win over the Tracy Bulldogs in Delta Youth Football League action.
The Manteca Cowboys posted their fifth shutout Saturday with a 39-0 thumping of the Stagg Delta Kings in DYSA action at Dino Cunial Field.
Kyle Jacklich scored three touchdowns and five conversion kicks to lead the Ripon Knights varsity past the Tri-City Bulldogs 46-16 in Trans-Valley Youth Football action.
Ryan Dagget scored on offense and defense to lead the Ripon Chiefs varsity over the Waterford Sabercats 34-0 in Motherlode Valley Football League action on Saturday.