The biggest of the Jr. Buffaloes got the win, but program-wide bragging rights go to the Manteca Jaguars.
Marcus Rivera raced for 149 yards Friday and his Manteca Buffaloes put up 29 first-quarter points on the way to a 52-12 Valley Oak League sophomore victory over host Weston Ranch.
Brandon Arreola threw two touchdown passes for Sierra on Thursday in a 14-6 win over visiting East Union at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium in Valley Oak League freshman action.
East Union went to its placekicker to give the Lancers and their home crowd at Dino Cunial Field a spark Friday against intra-city rival and Valley Oak League contending Sierra.
RIPON – A year ago, Waterford denied Ripon Christian its first outright Southern League football championship with a stunning late-season defeat.
STOCKTON - Every time the Manteca High offense was entrusted with the ball against the Weston Ranch Cougars it scored.
RIVERBANK – Ripon's 21-game Trans Valley League winning streak came to a halt last week against Hilmar, but that didn't faze the Indians Friday night.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Spartans were hoping to build on last week's momentum against Sonora.
Sierra and Ripon aim to rebound from tough Week 7 losses, while Manteca and Ripon Christian are rolling along in their quests for outright league championships.
A pair of fourth-quarter fumbles returned for touchdowns helped key East Union High's stunning 36-22 come-from-behind victory over host Lathrop in Valley Oak League sophomore action at Paul Wiggin Stadium.
HILMAR – Nick Price shouted until his voice went hoarse, imploring his defense to come up with one last stop.
OAKDALE - Trent Merzon saw something that wasn't quite right.
Manteca High coach Eric Reis warned his team about a possible letdown Friday against Kimball.
LATHROP – Kenny Garrett not only led Lathrop High to its first victory of the season, but he also helped the Spartans record their first-ever win over a Manteca Unified rival, snapping an 18-game intra-district losing streak.
DELHI – Due to a fire alongside Highway 99 that slowed traffic to a crawl, it took Ripon Christian High's football team and its large contingent of fans an unusually long time to make the trek to Delhi High School Friday night.
Eric Reis could see the dejected faces on his players after Manteca's 32-14 loss at Central Catholic two weeks ago.
Dom Rea scored five touchdowns for Manteca on Thursday in a 72-12 shellacking of visiting Lathrop in freshman Valley Oak League action at Guiss Schmiedt ...
JoJo Espinosa had standout performances on both sides of the ball Friday night to lead East Union to a 14-6 win over visiting Kimball of ...
East Union greatly improved its chances to qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs Friday night at Dino Cunial Field after fending off visiting Kimball, 28-6.
ESCALON - Brendan Fugit didn't think he even had a chance to get a hand on the ball when Escalon's Dylan Azevedo tried to ...
LATHROP - The Manteca High Buffaloes employed a stingy defense and a few big plays on offense to roll past Lathrop on Friday, 32-6.
RIPON - Ripon Christian High looked good early on against visiting Mariposa Friday.
OAKDALE - Oakdale appeared to be on its way to a fourth straight blowout win Friday at The Corral, but Weston Ranch showed some fight in ...
Central Catholic erupted for 28 second-quarter points and held host Sierra to negative rushing yards on the way to a 70-10 shellacking of the Timberwolves ...
There's no such thing as a down year for Escalon, says Ripon head coach Chris Musseman.
Jacob DeJesus was in on the first three Manteca touchdowns Thursday and Trabron Russell ground out 148 yards to lead the still-undefeated Buffaloes to a ...
SALIDA – It is not over until it is over – and that does not necessarily mean when time runs out.
MODESTO - Manteca was able to slug it out with Central Catholic in Friday's anticipated clash of Valley Oak League heavyweights at David Patton Field.
STOCKTON - The perpetual Battle for I-5 trophy once again belongs to the Lathrop High Spartans.
TRACY - Sierra's 57-22 shellacking of Kimball of Tracy on Friday had it all – an interception returned for a touchdown, points taken off the board ...