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.
RIPON – In a game desecrated with stoppage, after stoppage, after stoppage Ripon Christian exercised the same strengths that allowed them to dictate the first half, in closing out Elliot Christian's last-ditch effort namely a Brandon Dotinga interception.
RIPON - Before Ripon High kicked off its home opener against Linden Friday night, a ceremony was staged to recognize the efforts of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation and many others who helped get most of Phase 1 of the Stouffer Field Revitalization Project finished in time for kickoff.
STOCKTON – An intense dose of Eddie Smith, superior secondary play from Manteca combined with an overmatched Edison Vikings squad and the Buffaloes cruised to a 34-6 season-opening win Friday.
After matching intensity through the first quarter, East Union simply could not keep pace with host Orestimba High, falling to the Warriors 31-13 Friday in Newman.
The Weston Ranch Cougars were able to do something the squad hasn't done since 2005, edging out Franklin in double-overtime for a 28- 26 win.
The first time that Anthony Cota found the end zone Friday night, he made it look easy.
Ripon High's football team finally stepped foot on Stouffer Field's new Bermuda Grass last Thursday, Aug. 16.
For the better part of four quarters the Sierra High sophomore football team held visiting Tracy High in check, but in the game's final minutes the Bulldogs did the unthinkable, scoring with four seconds left for a 14-13 come-from-behind win.
STOCKTON - The East Union Lancers took on a heavyweight in week zero.
Ripon racked up nearly 450 yards of total offense and rolled to a 45-0 victory over Bret Harte in Angels Camp Friday, but the coaches didn't leave entirely satisfied.
East Union High's freshman football team got a boost of confidence despite suffering a season-opening loss to St. Mary's Thursday at Dino Cunial Field.
With the beginning of the season mere days away, Ripon High had a tad bit more at stake than the host Manteca Buffaloes who have no week zero assignment.
Sierra High's boys and girls swim teams picked up two easy wins over Lathrop and Weston Ranch Friday.
The North/South Rotary All-Star Football Classic, played annually in Chowchilla, will feature Ripon High players for the first time.
OAKDALE - Eric Reis walked toward the scoreboard and gave it a quick glance for one last reminder of what had just transpired at The Corral.
League championships and playoff berths are at stake in the penultimate chapter of the 2015 regular season.
Tealen Gaines set up East Union's first touchdown, scored its last and added one more in the middle as the Lancers demolished visiting Kimball ...
Matt Ender had two touchdowns and two interceptions for Manteca on Friday in a 42-6 thumping of Lathrop in Valley Oak League action at Guss ...
RIPON - In a dead sprint Modesto Christian has the edge over its Trans-Valley League foes.
Not even the lingering impacts of last week's Valley Oak League showdown with Central Catholic could keep the Manteca Buffaloes from returning to their ...
TRACY -East Union came close to notching its first Valley Oak League win on Friday.
RIPON - Senior-heavy Ripon Christian honored its veteran players Friday in what was their final Southern League home game and a 54-0 rout of Denair.
Joe Pirillo returns to familiar territory this Friday, but there will be a level of unfamiliarity for him and his Lathrop football team.
Central Catholic led by just a score at halftime Friday but the visiting Raiders had a goal-line stand to start the second half and then ...
MODESTO – Manteca came out on top of a wild second quarter Thursday and handed Central Catholic its first loss of the season with a 34-15 ...
Central Catholic may have been saving its best offensive weapon for Friday's Valley Oak League showdown of unbeaten teams at Manteca High's Guss ...
LATHROP - The Battle of I-5 trophy is remains in Lathrop for a second straight year.
RIPON – The opening drive of a football game rarely affects the outcome.
A defensive struggle turned into an offensive explosion in a Valley Oak League tilt pitting Kimball and host Sierra at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium on ...