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RC Knights capture Riverbank tourney

RIVERBANK – With the game tied at halftime, Ripon Christian erupted for a 19-point third quarter while holding Langston Hughes Academy to just eight on the ...

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EU TAKES BUFF CUP

Jacob Garcia got the ball rolling for East Union’s lone goal against River City of West Sacramento on Saturday but that was enough as ...

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Decisive Buff Cup wins for MHS, EU

Manteca’s boys soccer team wasn’t a kind wasn’t a kind host to its first opponent in the 9th Annual Buffalo Cup on ...

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Posted: dec. 03, 2016 1:02 a.m. | | Decisive Buff Cup wins for MHS, EU Comments 0 Comments

Shorthanded Manteca stumbles in opener

Lincoln High’s Andre Kelly torched the Manteca High Buffaloes a year ago when the two teams squared off.

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400 WINS & COUNTING

Thursday night was a stop on an incredible journey that shows no signs of coming to an end any time soon.

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Posted: dec. 02, 2016 1:31 a.m. | | 400 WINS & COUNTING Comments 0 Comments

Lancers lock down Central Valley for lopsided victory

CERES — This was more like it for the East Union girls basketball team.

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Posted: dec. 02, 2016 1:30 a.m. | | Lancers lock down Central Valley for lopsided victory Comments 0 Comments

Ripon boys rebound from loss with shutout of rivals

RIPON — First-year Ripon boys soccer coach Bryant Macias said his team’s season-opening loss to talented Manteca earlier this week served as a good learning ...

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Posted: dec. 02, 2016 1:30 a.m. | | Ripon boys rebound from loss with shutout of rivals Comments 0 Comments

East Union grinds out win over Joho

MODESTO — Things didn’t start out well for East Union’s boys basketball team in its second game of the Modesto City Classic on Thursday.

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Posted: dec. 02, 2016 1:29 a.m. | | East Union grinds out win over Joho Comments 0 Comments

QUIICK START

MODESTO — East Union jumped out to a big lead on tournament co-host Downey of Modesto and made it bigger Wednesday before the Knights put up ...

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Posted: dec. 01, 2016 1:05 a.m. | | QUIICK START Comments 0 Comments

RC girls basketball topples Johansen

ESCALON — Ripon Christian’s girls basketball team hit the hardwood running Wednesday and routed Johansen 50-30 in the first round of the Pete Arellano Memorial ...

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Sausedo’s 19 points buoy Ripon in win

LODI — Reina Sausedo scored what Ripon coach Rick Inderbitzin called a “quiet” 19 points in her official varsity debut Tuesday.

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 12:47 a.m. | | Sausedo’s 19 points buoy Ripon in win Comments 0 Comments

T’WOLVES TIP OFF

Following a three-point play by Victor Elijah late in the game to give Sierra the lead, teammate Parmvir Singh hit two free throws with 6 ...

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 12:47 a.m. | | T’WOLVES TIP OFF Comments 0 Comments

Daube, Payne help East Union fend off Atwater

East Union High opened the new campaign Tuesday with a hard-fought 66-62 victory over Atwater.

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Posted: nov. 30, 2016 12:47 a.m. | | Daube, Payne help East Union fend off Atwater Comments 0 Comments

Lights halt Sierra barrage in season-opening victory

The only thing that could halt Sierra’s quick-striking attack Tuesday was the lights.

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NEW BEGINNINGS

RIPON — It was a full-circle moment for Ryan Bono, who coached his first game for Manteca High’s girls basketball team on Monday.

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Manteca sweeps doubleheader at Ripon

RIPON — Despite a disproportionate advantage in shots, Manteca only managed to escape Stouffer Field on Monday with a 4-3 win over host Ripon in girls ...

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Secondary takes center stage in big game

STOCKTON — Manteca High’s much-vaunted defense was tested early against Placer.

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Sierra’s Oblin establishes new school record at state

FRESNO — Megan Oblin made a good first impression in her inaugural CIF State Championships race at Woodward Park on Saturday.

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Posted: nov. 28, 2016 1:43 a.m. | | Sierra’s Oblin establishes new school record at state Comments 0 Comments

THIN HERD

Brett Lewis could tell something was a little off with Jorge Cedano, a sophomore who could play a key role on Manteca’s defending CIF ...

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BULLS KNOCK RIPON OUT

KENTFIELD – The Ripon High volleyball team is good – very good – but unfortunately, the Indians found out on Saturday what great was. 

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Posted: nov. 21, 2016 1:12 a.m. | | BULLS KNOCK RIPON OUT Comments 0 Comments

TERRIFIC TRIO

Only three players from Manteca-area schools were selected to the All-Valley Oak League first team.

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Best friends sign with same school

RIPON — Best friends and phenomenal volleyball players, Ashlyn Eisenga and Sam McCreath have what Ripon head coach Erin Cutino calls a “Siamese twins-like power” on ...

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Ripon OH McCreath is TVL’s top player

RIPON—Sam McCreath is known for her sizzling spikes and ability to perform in clutch situations, but first-year Ripon coach Erin Cutino said it is ...

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Posted: nov. 17, 2016 1:32 a.m. | | Ripon OH McCreath is TVL’s top player Comments 0 Comments

KILLER INSTINCT

RIPON — Even when it is not at full strength, the Ripon volleyball team is pretty tough to beat. 

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Three area runners bound for state meet

Sierra sophomores Jesse Hurtado and Megan Oblin will be joining repeat qualifier Tomas Huerta of Weston Ranch at the CIF State Championships at Woodward Park ...

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Posted: nov. 15, 2016 12:35 a.m. | | Three area runners bound for state meet Comments 0 Comments

Ripon draws Sutter of NS for NorCals

The fun just may be beginning for Ripon High’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV champion volleyball team.

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Posted: nov. 15, 2016 12:33 a.m. | | Ripon draws Sutter of NS for NorCals Comments 0 Comments

RIPON SECTION CHAMPS

LODI – Get the ball to Sam.

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Posted: nov. 13, 2016 11:26 p.m. | | RIPON SECTION CHAMPS Comments 0 Comments

Ripon aims for 4th section title today

Erin Cutino inherited an experienced team with Sac-Joaquin Section championship aspirations this past summer.

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Posted: nov. 12, 2016 1:16 a.m. | | Ripon aims for 4th section title today Comments 0 Comments

Six signings for Ripon’s SJS champion softball team

They’re Sac-Joaquin Section champions and their future for college is already set.

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Posted: nov. 12, 2016 1:15 a.m. | | Six signings for Ripon’s SJS champion softball team Comments 0 Comments

Emotional night for trio of East Union signees

There may be no crying in baseball, but there were tears of joy a plenty Wednesday night in the East Union library. 

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Posted: nov. 10, 2016 12:46 a.m. | | Emotional night for trio of East Union signees Comments 0 Comments

Kakala part of top-ranked recruiting class

It takes a village to raise a child.

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Posted: nov. 10, 2016 12:43 a.m. | | Kakala part of top-ranked recruiting class Comments 0 Comments

HOLDING COURT

Taylor Corona’s match was nerve-wracking enough.

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Posted: nov. 10, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | HOLDING COURT Comments 0 Comments

EU seeks 1st postseason win since 1992

Postseason appearances haven’t come around too often in East Union’s 50-year history, so sixth-year head coach Willie Herrera is understandably estatic to prepare ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2016 1:31 a.m. | | EU seeks 1st postseason win since 1992 Comments 0 Comments

OVER THE HUMP

RIPON — Ashlyn Eisenga can serve it where she wants.

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Bradshaw sweeps RC in D5 semis

SACRAMENTO — Ripon Christian’s run in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs came to an end in the semifinals Tuesday when the third-seeded Knights were ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2016 1:31 a.m. | | Bradshaw sweeps RC in D5 semis Comments 0 Comments

Indians fall to Christian Brothers in semifinals

MODESTO — Ripon’s boys water polo team came up short in its bid to repeat as Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champions, falling to Christian Brothers ...

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EYES ON THE PRIZE

A student from be.tech’s culinary arts program, Stephania Mercado served up the clinching point for Manteca High’s girls tennis team on Monday.

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Posted: nov. 07, 2016 11:56 p.m. | | EYES ON THE PRIZE Comments 0 Comments

Huerta, Oblin lead SJS qualifiers

ANGELS CAMP — Weston Ranch’s Tomas Huerta placed second Saturday in boys Division IV and led the Cougars to a second-place team finish in the ...

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Posted: nov. 07, 2016 11:55 p.m. | | Huerta,  Oblin lead SJS qualifiers Comments 0 Comments

Sierra capitalizes on WR mistakes to make playoffs

STOCKTON — In terms of the postseason, the Sierra High Timberwolves are wait-and-see on what’s next.

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VOL qualifiers eliminated in 1st round of SJS tourney

ROSEVILLE — The best of the Valley Oak League competed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Individual Tournament at the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club on Thursday ...

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Posted: nov. 04, 2016 12:35 a.m. | | VOL qualifiers eliminated in 1st round of SJS tourney Comments 0 Comments

Millennium no match for Ripon Christian, raucous home crowd

RIPON — The crowd was loud – very loud – but that did not matter to Ripon Christian’s Bethany Silveira. 

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Posted: nov. 04, 2016 12:33 a.m. | | Millennium no match for Ripon Christian, raucous home crowd Comments 0 Comments

Ripon advances to 3rd straight semifinal

RIPON — Calaveras followed up a lackluster first set with a more spirited effort in the second.

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GOING SWIMINGLY

RIPON — Third-seeded Ripon began its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III title defense Thursday with a one-sided 13-3 win over No. 6 Livingston at the Ervin Zador ...

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Improved Ripon face off with Hilmar for TVL title

Ripon is playing for another Trans Valley League championship.

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Posted: nov. 03, 2016 12:45 a.m. | | Improved Ripon face off with Hilmar for TVL title Comments 0 Comments

SERVING NOTICE

Considering how the match started, Manteca girls tennis coach MaryAnn Tolbert was admittedly taken aback at the final outcome.

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Posted: nov. 02, 2016 12:14 a.m. | | SERVING NOTICE Comments 0 Comments

Sierra gives TCC champ River City a scare

WEST SACRAMENTO — Down a starting player, Sierra nearly pulled off an upset in its 5-4 loss to Tri-County Conference champion River City in the first ...

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Posted: nov. 02, 2016 12:10 a.m. | | Sierra gives TCC champ River City a scare Comments 0 Comments

Gonzales, Williams end Ripon careers at Masters

STOCKTON — Monday marked the end of a successful era for Ripon High’s girls golf team, as seniors Laura Williams and Alex Gonzales played their ...

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Posted: nov. 01, 2016 12:37 a.m. | | Gonzales, Williams end Ripon careers at Masters Comments 0 Comments

SECOND SEASON

The Manteca girls tennis and Ripon volleyball teams earned the top seeds in their respective brackets for the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs. Both begin play today.

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Posted: nov. 01, 2016 12:36 a.m. | | SECOND SEASON Comments 0 Comments

Lancers Inoue, Karim take VOL doubles title

Fuko Inoue and Natalie Karim took advantage of forfeitures Saturday during the Valley Oak League Doubles Tournament at Manteca High and became the first East ...

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Posted: nov. 01, 2016 12:34 a.m. | | Lancers Inoue, Karim take VOL doubles title Comments 0 Comments

FLASHFORWARD

RIPON — They are not in eighth grade any more.

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