The Manteca Cowboys turned in a heavy workout Thursday at Neil Hafley School with a jamboree scrimmage looming Saturday at Salida Middle School. Head coach Eddie Lopez and his coaching staff will lead the Cowboys into their first NYFL contest Aug. 15 against the Central Valley Panthers at Modesto's Prescott Middle School. The 'Boys return home to Manteca High a week later for a showdown with the Patterson Redskins.
­ This past week, I took my wife and son to Lake Tulloch for a two-day stay at their hotel.
Forty-four-year-old Mantecan Rob de Groot sacrificed plenty just to prepare for last Saturday's 20th Full Vineman Triathlon, the oldest independent Ironman event in the country, in Sonoma County.
Bob Kirkbride, 63, of Manteca scored a double eagle on the Par 5 13th at the Manteca Park Golf Course Wednesday.
The Manteca Area Soccer League hosted a player development camp Wednesday at Woodward Park.
It's not easy to find 2007 Sierra High graduate Garrett Yrigoyen doing much of anything without a smile on his face.
Former Major League Baseball player and Manteca High graduate Ken Huckaby returned to Manteca Monday and Tuesday for the No Errors Baseball Camp hosted by Big League Dreams. On Monday, campers focused on pitching mechanics as well as fielding the outfield, infield and catching positions. On Tuesday, the campers broke out the aluminum and went to work on hitting fundamentals. Huckaby praised BLD for the pristine accommodations and was pleased with the campers' improvement since ...
Leaving home is never easy. There is usually a seven-to-10 day re-acclimation period in which I have to let go of summer habits and become California Jeff again. No more bonfires in front of the house, hitting golf balls into the ocean, clubbing salmon or going days without showering. I might even have to shave the fishing beard so I can clean out the dirt, fish scales and whatever else has taken root in there. ...
MANTECA BOWL & FAMILY FUN CENTER MANTECA JUNIOR VARSITY: Carl Brown 182-178-177-537, Nick Young 158-147-440, Seth Cheatham 135, Dylan Guice 134, Shay Furtado 133. PEE WEE'S: Sito Torres 256, Savanna Swanson 208, Orion Hoover 206, Kylie Pugliese 204, Joseph Tribbey 178, Andrew Brocken 177. BRING HOME BACON: Dennis Bathe 280-242-727, Nathan Taylor 254-241-704, Brian Lutrania 246-219-651, Allen Crowell 254-640, Tony Le 224-206-632, Tracy Burgett 231-210-636, Mike Marshall 223-205-617, Jerome Carl 246-602, Sean ...
Manteca Futbol Club's Extreme and Auburn Elite competed in a U.S. Club Soccer Under 17 game Saturday at Woodward Park.
There was no dilemma for 2007 East Union High alumnus Dustin Pfaff. Following two successful seasons with Modesto Junior College's football team, the 6-foot, 290-pound offensive lineman attracted many offers from small four-year universities. But when Sacramento State offered a partial scholarship he didn't flinch. Pfaff, who is still receiving offers from other schools, leaves for Sacramento today after friends, family, former coaches and teammates bade him farewell Friday night at Mikasa Japanese Bistro ...
Delta head coach Tom Perea and the varsity Rebels concluded conditioning week Friday at Lincoln Park. The Rebels Jamboree scrimmage will be Aug. 15, and Delta Youth Football League play begins Aug. 29
Emily Silvia figured that her softball career was close to being over. After graduating from Sierra High this past spring and helping the Timberwolves enjoy one of their all-time best seasons in which they were a win shy of capturing a share of the program's first-ever Valley Oak League championship, Silvia's options were to try out for one of the nearby junior colleges or concentrate on academics at a four-year university. But before heading out ...
The Manteca Chargers were hard at work Thursday at Sierra High. The Chargers were see their first action Aug. 22 during a jamboree scrimmage at Sierra.
One summer as a child, while swimming in Lake Amador's swim pond, I saw a grass mat floating in one of the corners of the pond.
Manteca Cowboys president Eddie Lopez spouted all the usual superlatives to describe his opponent following a 41-27 loss on Saturday.
Anna Arriola had a foot in almost half of the Fury onslaught this past Saturday, when the under-19 girls Manteca Area Soccer League squad thumped the Stockton Bulldogs, 10-2.
The Manteca Cowboys' rookie-team traveled out of town and put its perfect record against an out-of-division opponent this past Saturday.
The Manteca Junior Buffaloes bounced back from their only loss of the season with a simple formula on Saturday in a 46-8 victory over the Los Banos Wildcats.