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Escalon tops Ripon in 1st-place match

Escalon tops Ripon in 1st-place match

Escalon had a score to settle with Ripon on Thursday as the two met in a showdown of undefeated teams in the Valley Foothill League’s North Division.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:25 a.m. | | Escalon tops Ripon in 1st-place match Comments 0 Comments


Knights can’t dig out of early hole

Travis Vander Molen found the back of the net twice as the Ripon Christian boys soccer team nearly erased a three-goal deficit in a 5-3 loss to visiting Delhi on Thursday.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:23 a.m. | | Knights can’t dig out of early hole Comments 0 Comments


Winless Cougars show claws vs. EU

The Weston Ranch girls tennis team played its most competitive match of the season in a 5-4 loss to East Union on Thursday.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:23 a.m. | | Winless Cougars show claws vs. EU  Comments 0 Comments
Sierra’s Wilson edges Manteca’s Hankins with 46

Sierra’s Wilson edges Manteca’s Hankins with 46

It was a three-person race for low-medalist honors at Manteca Park Golf Course on Wednesday, where cross-town opponents Manteca and Sierra met for a pivotal Valley Oak League dual match.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:30 a.m. | | Sierra’s Wilson edges Manteca’s Hankins with 46 Comments 0 Comments


Ripon in top form in sweep of Lodi

Ripon dominated visiting Lodi in a three-game sweep (25-10, 25-14, 25-17) Wednesday.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:29 a.m. | | Ripon in top form in sweep of Lodi Comments 0 Comments


Sierra girls, Manteca boys are VOL leaders

The Manteca High girls cross country team has some work to do if it wants to keep its spot on the Valley Oak League throne.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:29 a.m. | | Sierra girls, Manteca boys are VOL leaders Comments 0 Comments
GRAND FINALE

GRAND FINALE

RIPON — Despite an aggressive first half, Ripon Christian found itself down by a goal at halftime against visiting Le Grand, the defending Southern League champion.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 12:34 a.m. | | GRAND FINALE Comments 0 Comments


East Union nets 2nd VOL victory

East Union’s girls tennis team relied on its depth to upend visiting Kimball on Tuesday.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 12:32 a.m. | | East Union nets 2nd VOL victory Comments 0 Comments


Buffs beat Oakdale with depth

The Manteca High girls golf team overcame a strong effort form Oakdale’s Dylanie Donahue in a 287-297 victory at Manteca Park Golf Course on Tuesday.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 12:30 a.m. | | Buffs beat Oakdale with depth Comments 0 Comments


East Union rallies past Riverbank in 5th game

No other Manteca-area volleyball team had a busier pre-league schedule than East Union, a young squad that second-year head coach Rich Posz hopes gained some valuable experience in the last three weeks.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 12:30 a.m. | | East Union rallies past Riverbank in 5th game Comments 0 Comments
FAST FORWARD

FAST FORWARD

Sierra was playing its seventh game in as many days Monday. 

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 1:56 a.m. | | FAST FORWARD Comments 0 Comments
Balanced Ripon rallies past Sierra in routine sweep

Balanced Ripon rallies past Sierra in routine sweep

Shannon Wesley led a balanced attack with nine kills, and Emily O’Brien anchored Ripon’s defensive effort as the Indians coasted past visiting Sierra 25-16, 25-7, 25-15 in a nonleague match Monday.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 1:55 a.m. | | Balanced Ripon rallies past Sierra in routine sweep Comments 0 Comments


Manteca nabs big win in Oakdale

No one drew a tougher assignment to start the Valley Oak League boys soccer season than Manteca.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 1:54 a.m. | | Manteca nabs big win in Oakdale Comments 0 Comments


Doyle’s 44 leads Sierra to victory over Kimball

McKenna Doyle became the third different low medalist of the season for Sierra in the team’s fourth Valley Oak League match Monday.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 1:53 a.m. | | Doyle’s 44 leads Sierra to victory over Kimball Comments 0 Comments
ACE IN THE HOLE

ACE IN THE HOLE

The Valley Oak League uses a points-based system to determine its MVP.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 12:29 a.m. | | ACE IN THE HOLE Comments 0 Comments
Buffaloes blank East Union

Buffaloes blank East Union

Manteca registered its second 9-0 win of the week Thursday when it shut out visiting East Union in Valley Oak League action.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 12:28 a.m. | | Buffaloes blank East Union Comments 0 Comments


Cougars overcome 3-goal deficit in win

Francisco Cisneros summed up Weston Ranch’s final nonleague match of the season in one word:

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 12:27 a.m. | | Cougars overcome 3-goal deficit in win Comments 0 Comments


Defensive effort not enough for East Union

Los Banos checked into its nonleague match with visiting East Union holding a deceiving 4-6 record.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 12:27 a.m. | | Defensive effort not enough for East Union Comments 0 Comments
The Interview with Jack Miller

The Interview with Jack Miller

 

 

Jack Miller recently retired from Manteca High, where the History teacher spent more than 30 years as an assistant coach with the football team. Miller was a part of four Sac-Joaquin Section championship teams and was twice voted Best of Manteca’s Best Local Coach. Now City of Manteca Hall of Famer pays close attention to his yards, his golf game and granddaughter.

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Posted: sep. 11, 2014 5:03 a.m. | | The Interview with Jack Miller Comments 0 Comments


Buffs knock off rust

The Manteca High boys soccer team took full advantage of its first practice in nearly a week.

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Posted: sep. 11, 2014 5:01 a.m. | | Buffs knock off rust Comments 0 Comments
BRAGGING KNIGHTS

BRAGGING KNIGHTS

Ripon Christian laughs last.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2014 5:05 a.m. | | BRAGGING KNIGHTS Comments 0 Comments
Ripon falls to Sonora in home opener

Ripon falls to Sonora in home opener

RIPON — The hole was just too deep for Ripon’s volleyball team to climb out of.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2014 5:04 a.m. | | Ripon falls to Sonora in home opener Comments 0 Comments


Lancers light up Edison

East Union’s grueling opening week of the season may have done it some good.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2014 5:01 a.m. | | Lancers light up Edison Comments 0 Comments

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