Alex Laurel jumped over the goal line, splitting two defenders on the way to his fourth touchdown of the evening.
RIPON – Michael Ysit sat on the bench on Ripon's sideline and caught his breath.
WOODLAND – Andrew Brown only needed 117 yards to capture this year's Sac-Joaquin Section rushing title during Friday night's semifinal matchup against Woodland Christian.
Was it an aberration?
Upon further review, Manteca High's wild 69-55 win over Central Valley in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs was one for the ages.
Hunched over, Eric Reis pulled two of his strongest linemen out of the crowd and pointed to his back.
RIPON – Michael Ysit ran toward the corner, and it appeared as if he was going to pick up 4 or 5 yards before the defensive backs would catch up and force him out of bounds.
COLFAX - Sierra's season came down to the final play of its Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV opener Friday at Colfax.
SALIDA - The Ripon Christian Knights advanced in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs with a 50-20 opening win over visiting Stone Ridge Christian at Modesto Christian on Friday.
Friday night will mark the fifth time in six years that Sierra head coach Jeff Harbison and his football squad will make a Sac-Joaquin Section postseason appearance.
By JONAMAR JACINTO
Ja'Quan Gardner has had the attention of the Manteca High football team since the start of summer camp.
Three of the four Manteca Cowboys youth football teams survived the second round of the DYSA NorCal East Conference playoffs this past Saturday in Galt.
One streak ended, but the one that mattered more did not.
Sometimes you have to take a chance – and sometimes the chance pays off. Such was the case for the East Union freshman football team on Thursday.
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SALIDA - Locked in a close battle going into the fourth quarter, Ripon tallied 13 points in the final period to pull away and defeat host ...
GUSTINE - Ripon Christian suffered a heartbreaking Southern League loss to the Reds on Friday, 21-20.
Gino Campiotti remembers his first varsity encounter with Central Catholic, and not too fondly.
Manteca put up 51 first-half points Thursday in a 67-0 shellacking of host Sierra in Valley Oak League freshman football action at Daniel Teicheira Memorial ...
Freshman quarterback Niko Ilardi hit fellow freshman Dorian Dougherty with a 60-yard touchdown toss for his first of three touchdowns throws for the Indians as ...
Isaiah Sholund is the hard-charging bull who wears down defenses in the fourth quarter.
Manteca's run of three straight shutouts ended, but with its 48-13 drubbing of Sierra at Guss Schmiedt Field on Friday night the Buffaloes have ...
DENAIR - Ripon Christian followed a breakthrough effort for the offense with one it would like to soon forget Friday night.
Mark Vicente and the Sierra Timberwolves continued their late-game wizardry in last week's heart-stopping 37-36 overtime win over visiting East Union.
Jojo Espinoza ran for one touchdown and threw for another Friday and Tealen Gaines scored two touchdowns to lead the visiting East Union sophomores to ...
The Sierra freshman led host East Union for just one play Thursday night – the Lancers' Eric Morales saw to that.
Another week, another shutout for undefeated Manteca.
Give it to the big guy.
MODESTO - There's not much of a silver lining to be found when you're down by five touchdowns at halftime and your offense has ...
RIPON - No surprise that Michael Kamps' favorite player is Christian McCaffrey.
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