Last week, a pulverizing ground-game plagued the Manteca Buffaloes. On Friday against visiting Stagg High, it was the Wayne Brooks-Lester Williams passing clinic that would ultimately cost the Buffaloes in a 51-47 loss. Brooks would lead Stagg on its final drive, going 50 yards, completing five passes without an incompletion and hitting Darius Smith in the end zone putting the Delta Kings up 51-47 with just 48 seconds remaining. In true shootout ...
LATHROP – The Lathrop Spartans had a variety of incentives to post a win in their final non-league matchup Friday night.
SALIDA - Jarad Mora was the first of three Modesto Christian defenders to pile on top of East Union quarterback Aaron Ramos in the end zone as time expired in Friday's nonleague tilt at Roy Blakeley Field.
STOCKTON - Weston Ranch High coach Mike Hale wasn't leaving anything to chance Friday against Bear Creek.
For Ripon Christian it was a perfect bounce-back performance. The Knights suffered an emotionally-draining loss to cross-town rival Ripon High in their last contest, but put the loss behind them in a one-sided 47-0 blowout of the Big Valley Christian Lions Friday in preseason action. Ripon Christian (2-1) had no problem exposing Big Valley, getting a monster showing from junior running back Andrew Brown. Brown closed with 180 yards on just six ...
This Friday marks a special moment in Lathrop High history. The school's football field will be dedicated Bennie Gatto Field in honor of the longtime community volunteer and former Lathrop City mayor. Visiting Ripon, meanwhile, will look to celebrate a second straight 4-0 nonleague finish. It is the first meeting between the two small towns separated by the city of Manteca. Lathrop athletic director Bill Slikker helped set up this new ...
The Manteca High sophomore team put together an impressive showing, hanging tough with a talented Los Banos squad before pulling away with a 47-30 win Friday at Manteca High.
Manteca High took Los Banos' best punch early, wobbled to its feet and for a short time turned the tide in this battle of tradition-rich heavyweights Friday at Guss Schmiedt Field.
At one point Ripon Christian had landed its second punch, trailed by a point and seemed to be in for a fight for the Ripon Rivalry Bowl Trophy. By the end of the night, Ripon High asserted itself in a big way, extending its Ripon Bowl victory streak to seven games with a 62-13 win Friday.
LATHROP – The Spartans had finally got their groove back. A pair of consecutive first downs and a forced three-and-out seemed to be exactly what Lathrop High needed at the end of the first half – knowing that they'd get the ball back to start the third quarter and they'd need to keep that pace going if they wanted to match the size and speed of Sacramento's Capital Christian. Unfortunately the glimmer ...
The Sierra Timberwolves came out firing on all cylinders Friday against Laguna Creek of Elk Grove.
WESTON RANCH – It took Gary Norwood 18 seconds to erase a perfect Weston Ranch defensive first half. Returning the second half kickoff 91 yards and erasing a 6-0 Tokay deficit and erasing the Tigers' deficit for good.
Manteca's regular-season record of 25-5 over the past three years is matched or bettered by few in the Sac-Joaquin Section.
Manteca High's freshman football team overcame a sloppy start with a dominating second-half effort that culminated into a 35-14 win over visiting Capital Christian's sophomore squad last Thursday.
The Manteca Buffaloes sophomore team was able to open the 2012 season in grand fashion, jumping to an early lead and cruising to a 41-8 blowout of Edison High in both teams' season opener in Stockton.